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John Montone
September 27, 2018 - 7:32 am
A Good Samaraitan was stabbed in the chest while trying to break up a fight between a homeless man and a woman in Queens.
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Google Street View
September 26, 2018 - 6:38 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut city is considering whether to change the name of a street that honors the father of Paul Manafort. The Republican mayor of New Britain last month changed the name of Paul Manafort Drive to Paul Manafort Sr. Drive, clarifying that it refers to the three-term...
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Google Street View
September 26, 2018 - 6:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Queens-based criminal defense attorney and another man described as an alleged fixer have been indicted on charges they bribed a witness who testified in a double-homicide trial on Long Island. The 65-year-old lawyer, John Scarpa Jr., pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday...
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Dreamstime
September 26, 2018 - 6:25 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state is making it illegal to bail on a bill at beauty shops, salons and barbershops. It was already a misdemeanor to leave a restaurant without paying, but under the old law it wasn't a crime to do the same thing at a barbershop or salon, meaning owners had little...
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Getty Images
September 26, 2018 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new report says the number of affordable apartments in New York City has dwindled over time, leaving working-class residents with fewer options in a city with ballooning rents. The report compiled by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer's office says the city's rental market...
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NYPD
September 26, 2018 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD arrested a 25-year-old Queens man who was wanted for the beating -- deemed a hate crime -- of two gay men in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, early Sunday morning. Police identified the man as Brandon McNamara. "In partnership with the community, an arrest has been made in...
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Dreamstime
September 26, 2018 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The national trend line for sexually transmitted disease is moving in the wrong direction, and the CDC says New York is no exception. A new report finds there were 23,000 cases of gonorrhea reported in the city last year -- that's an increase of 23 percent over the previous...
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Ron Elkman-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 26, 2018 - 2:12 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ (1010 WINS) -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame broke ground on Wednesday, on its new home at the American Dream complex in the Meadowlands. Hall President Steve Edwards said the organization has been a bit of a nomad. Headed to permanent museum at Meadowlands @BonJovi item and many...
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New York City Public Housing
Dreamstime
September 26, 2018 - 1:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A judge will decide whether to approve an agreement to have an independent monitor for the New York City Housing Authority. One-hundred people signed up to speak to Judge William Pauley. Many tenants like Darlene Peterson who lives in the Sotomayor Houses in the Bronx,...
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September 26, 2018 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If you like coffee you're in the right place. New York is ranked number one in a new Wallet Hub study of America's best coffee cities. Countdown to #NationalCoffeeDay 2018: A look at the best local java scenes in America: https://t.co/dlO2dp5BeO pic.twitter.com/j6iqeRuc2T —...
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