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El Chapo is escorted by DEA agents.
(Photo by Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via Getty Images)
February 12, 2019 - 4:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has been found guilty on all counts. It took nearly three months of testimony and more than a week of deliberations about a vast drug-smuggling conspiracy steeped in violence, for the Brooklyn jury to reach a verdict in the...
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AP Photo/Wong Maye-E
February 12, 2019 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Every dog breed has its day at the Westminster Kennel show. That day can start by facing off against dozens of dogs — or no others at all. Outside the ring where as many as 48 French bulldogs vied this week to be best of their breed, Peter and Tracy Rousseau kept a sense of...
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Cannabis Harmony Dispensary
Harmony Dispensary
Mike Montone
February 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
SECAUCUS, N.J. (1010 WINS) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy ran on a promise to legalize recreational marijuana in the state within his first 100 days in office. Murphy’s first hundred days have come and gone, and recreational cannabis still isn’t legal in Jersey, but at Harmony – a medical marijuana...
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(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
February 12, 2019 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the deal with Amazon to build a headquarters in Long Island City, Queens was a no brainer. “This was the grand prize from an economic development point of view,” he said. RELATED: De Blasio defends Amazon deal at state budget hearing | Anti-Amazon...
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Bill de Blasio
Anthony Behar
February 12, 2019 - 9:11 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving hints that he may throw his hat into the ring in the 2020 presidential race, and some current and former aides are saying there's a significant chance it could happen.
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Biggie the pug poses for photos at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Nat Castaneda)
February 11, 2019 - 11:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Could this really be the year that dachshunds get out of the Westminster doghouse? Always a popular pooch, somehow they've never walked off with best in show at America's top dog competition. But that could change after sprightly Burns won the hound group Monday night at Madison...
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Mugshots showing Mexican drug trafficker Joaquin Guzman Loera aka El Chapo.
US State Department handout via State Department-USA TODAY NETWORK
February 11, 2019 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jurors at the U.S. trial of Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin ``El Chapo'' Guzman have finished their fifth day of deliberations without a verdict. The jury sent notes to the judge on Monday asking to review law enforcement testimony about cocaine seizures and about aspects of a lengthy...
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AP Photo/Nat Castaneda
February 11, 2019 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Straight up, this was a Westminster Kennel Club surprise: Bourbon over Whiskey. A big-winning whippet was bounced from America's top pooch pageant Monday _ knocked off, in fact, by his own sister. Whiskey had won the prized National Dog Show televised on Thanksgiving Day and the...
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Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
February 11, 2019 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman who was raped while in pre-trial confinement at Rikers Island will receive a substantial settlement from the city. The Legal Aid Society along with Cravath, Swaine, & Moore LLP made the announcement Monday, on behalf of their client known only as Jane Doe. They...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
Photo by Anthony Behar/Sipa US
February 11, 2019 - 1:36 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says it was ``mission critical'' for the city to land one of Amazon's second headquarters and the tens of thousands of jobs the company promises to create. The Democrat tells lawmakers in Albany during Monday's state budget hearing on local...
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