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Ambulance
Dreamstime
April 15, 2019 - 1:30 pm
A 12-year-old boy is in grave condition after shooting himself in the head with an illegal handgun, according to multiple reports.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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April 15, 2019 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor de Blasio announced NYCHA's new lead-based paint testing program on Monday. For the first time ever, 135,000 apartments will be tested with portable X-ray fluorescence analyzers. This plan, which exceeds local and federal requirements, will detect the presence of lead...
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100-year-old yoga instructor
AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey
April 15, 2019 - 12:43 pm
A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching.
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Fire truck
Dreamstime
April 15, 2019 - 11:55 am
RUTHERFORD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A home in New Jersey was severely damaged by fire after lightning struck the area multiple times. A report from NJ.com says the family was able to escape the two-alarm fire, which broke out on Ridge Road in Rutherford sometime after 5 a.m. Monday. So far, two...
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NYPD
April 15, 2019 - 10:52 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD are searching for a man they say robbed three synagogues and a church in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Officials say the robberies took place during a five week span in the months of February and March. The suspect stole $250 from a donation box at a...
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Metropolitan Museum of Art
April 15, 2019 - 10:14 am
By: Elizabeth Sherwood NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- For New York rock music lovers – especially those who appreciate the art of the instrument – the Met may have just saved you a ticket to Cleveland. A new exhibit called “Play It Loud,” which focuses on the beauty, character, and stories behind rock and...
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April 15, 2019 - 9:46 am
FAIR LAWN, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A 12-year-old boy was fatally struck by a vehicle driven by a Bergen County Sheriff’s officer in Fair Lawn on Sunday night, police say. According to Sgt. Brian Metzler, the victim was walking with his brother and two of their friends on Route 208 south near Fair Lawn...
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© Anthony Behar
April 15, 2019 - 9:20 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Citi Bike has removed all of their pedal-assist electric bikes less than a year after launching them due to complaints from riders. In a statement from Citi Bike , they revealed that they had received numerous reports regarding braking issues. "We recently received a small...
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Barnard College video
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April 15, 2019 - 9:09 am
The president of Barnard College is apologizing to a Columbia University student seen pinned down by security officers in a viral video that has sparked allegations of racial profiling.
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Fordham University bell tower
1010 WINS
April 15, 2019 - 8:40 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A student that fell from Fordham University's bell tower has died, police say. According to officials, 22-year-old Sydney Monfries was among a group who attempted to climb the clock tower at Keating Hall around 3 a.m. on Sunday to take a picture of the city. The victim was a...
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