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June 12, 2019 - 5:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is extending a cap on most new licenses for Uber, Lyft and other for-hire vehicles. The city is also creating a limit on how much time drivers can cruise in Manhattan's busiest areas without a passenger. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the new regulations Wednesday. The...
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NYPD
David Caplan
June 12, 2019 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for the man who shot and killed a Harlem man who was innocently walking his dog Monday when he passed by the rifle-wielding suspect whose target was another man. The victim was identified as college librarian Winston McKay, 40, of Manhattan (PICTURED...
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Entertainer and activist Jon Stewart lends his support to firefighters, first responders and survivors of the September 11 terror attacks at a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee as it considers permanent authorization of the Victim Compensation Fund, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
David Caplan
June 12, 2019 - 1:44 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Just one day after Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money, the House Judiciary Committee unanimously passed a bill to extend funding for the September 11th Victim's...
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June 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Mayor de Blasio announced a new plan from the Taxi and Limousine Commission to extend the existing cap on for-hire vehicle licenses and add a new cap on how long for-hire vehicles can drive around Manhattan below 96th Street without passengers. These two caps combined, the...
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Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 11:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Oscar award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. will surrender to the NYPD on Thursday and then will be arrested for allegedly groping a woman, TMZ reports . He is expected to be arrested on a misdemeanor charge of forcible touching, TMZ reported. A woman claimed Gooding Jr...
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Suspect allegedly leaving debris on subway tracks
NYPD
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 9:10 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The NYPD is looking for a suspect wanted for placing debris on subway tracks, creating extremely hazardous conditions. They say a man left items on the rails including a fire extinguisher, a bag of concrete, a shovel and a string of Christmas tree lights. The first incident,...
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Man suspected of anti-Semitic vandalism
NYPD
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 8:23 am
Police are searching for a man who spray painted an anti-Semitic message on the façade of a medical office building in Harlem.
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Dreamstime
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 7:05 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are looking for a hit-and-run driver who ran over a woman in Queens late last night. Nabeela Aziz, 47, is in critical condition after being hit by a white SUV at 223rd Place and 64th Avenue in Oakland Garden a little before 11 p.m. The victim’s son told CBS2, “It’s...
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Entertainer and activist Jon Stewart lends his support to firefighters, first responders and survivors of the September 11 terror attacks at a hearing by the House Judiciary Committee as it considers permanent authorization of the Victim Compensation Fund, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 12, 2019 - 1:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Jon Stewart scolded Congress Tuesday for failing to ensure that a victims' compensation fund set up after the 9/11 attacks never runs out of money. Stewart, a longtime advocate for 9/11 responders, angrily called out lawmakers for failing to attend a hearing on a bill to...
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NYPD
David Caplan
June 11, 2019 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for a trio of young men behind a "citywide robbery/grand larceny pattern," in which they conned a whopping 33 Uber and Lyft drivers out of thousands of dollars. Over a period of two months, the three men "requested taxis through different rideshare...
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