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This June 28, 2018 photo shows 184 Kent Avenue in the Brooklyn borough of New York owned by the Kushner Cos. An Associated Press investigation into one of the Kushner Cos.’ largest residential buildings in New York City reveals what some residents say was a campaign that used noisy construction to push rent-stabilized tenants out and bring high-paying condo buyers in. More than a dozen tenants told the AP that they were subjected to relentless banging, drilling, dust and rats. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
July 16, 2018 - 8:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twenty current and former residents of one of the largest buildings owned by the Kushner Cos. allege in a $10 million lawsuit that the firm used relentless, noisy construction that exposed them to cancer-causing dust as part of a campaign to get rent-stabilized tenants out and high-...
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July 16, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- The New York Police Department says it's moving ahead with disciplinary proceedings against a police officer accused in the chokehold death of an unarmed man. A letter dated Monday from an NYPD lawyer informed the Department of Justice that it would no longer wait for...
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An NYPD vehicle sits on a city street.
Jim Powers/1010 WINS
July 16, 2018 - 1:37 pm
A Brooklyn teenager was killed Saturday in what appears to be a gang-related beating and shooting. At around 5 p.m. on Saturday, the NYPD says it responded to a call of a male shot near of Fountain Avenue and Blake Avenue in East New York. Upon arrival, officers found Justin Richey, 16, about half...
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Fire truck file image.
Dreamstime
July 16, 2018 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- How about a round of appaws for this heroic pup! Police say that a barking dog woke up its family of four in their Beachwood, NJ home around 2 a.m on Monday, when a fire began in one of the rooms. The dog started barking before the smoke detectors even went off, giving the...
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Scene of a fiery crash in Irvington.
Roger Stern/1010 WINS
July 16, 2018 - 11:30 am
IRVINGTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- There was a fiery crash in Irvington Township overnight. It happened just before 3 a.m. and reportedly involved a police chase that was said to have started in Union Township. Two vehicles were totaled and a third was badly damaged near the intersection of Lyons and...
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Swimming Pool File
Dreamstime
July 16, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Senator Chuck Schumer has released a report showing a spike in toddler drownings. "I'm urging the CDC to look at our report, and investigate the rising trend of toddler drownings, and do two things. One come up with a protocol to prevent it, and two reach out to parents who...
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A deadly fire in Union City has claimed the life of a fourth child.
Darius Radzius/1010 WINS
July 16, 2018 - 9:57 am
UNION CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A fourth child -- A 13-year-old boy -- has died from injuries he got during a fire in Union City on Friday night. A 5-year-old boy and a 2-year-old girl died at the scene, and a 7-year-old died a little while later at the hospital. The fire broke out in a multi-...
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New York, New York, USA - August 04, 2013: New York Public Library building & statue of lion in front of it. Nobody.
Dreamstime
July 16, 2018 - 9:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Your library card is getting you access at more than just the library these days. Starting Monday, cardholders of the New York Public Library, the Brooklyn Public Library, and the Queens Library will get free admission to more than 30 cultural institutions around the five...
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Subway knife
NYPD
July 16, 2018 - 7:27 am
Cops are hunting for a dad who slapped his kid on the subway and then pulled a knife on a man who tried to intervene.
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An MTA bus in New York City
Photo Credit: Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
July 15, 2018 - 5:26 pm
An interfaith solidarity ride took place Sunday afternoon in Bay Ridge, in response to xenophobic rant aimed at a Muslim woman.
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