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Samantha Liebman
September 22, 2018 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are still searching for two suspects in connection to a Brooklyn shooting that left a 16-year-old dead. The incident happened at around 4 p.m. at the Chester Playground in the Brownsville section of the borough on Friday. Olowutimi Oybula, from Jamaica, was playing...
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Dreamstime
September 22, 2018 - 1:56 pm
A man was found stabbed to death in Washington Heights early Saturday, police confirmed.
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BQE
Dreamstime
September 22, 2018 - 12:15 pm
A reconstruction project on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway may disrupt an entire neighborhood for half a dozen years or more.
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Roger Stern
September 22, 2018 - 10:20 am
Five people, including three infants, were stabbed at a Queens daycare Friday.
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September 21, 2018 - 6:15 pm
WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) -- The Loomis Chaffee School says its investigation into past sexual misconduct by faculty members has uncovered more abuse. The private boarding school commissioned an investigation in 2016 after uncovering what it said was the mishandling of credible allegations against...
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Google Street View
September 21, 2018 - 6:07 pm
GROTON, Conn. (AP) -- Police say they are investigating a white powder scare at the Islamic Center of New London as a hate crime. The substance, which has been sent to the state crime lab for analysis, was found in an envelope at the mosque just before 9 a.m. Friday. Police say a 43-year-old man...
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September 21, 2018 - 5:53 pm
WARREN, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey doctor has admitted writing fraudulent prescriptions to funnel tens of thousands of high-dose opioid pills to a drug ring. George Beecher now faces up to 10 years in state prison when he's sentenced Nov. 16. He also will have to permanently surrender his medical...
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File image of a yellow school bus.
Dreamstime
September 21, 2018 - 5:44 pm
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a school bus driver was driving drunk and on a suspended license when he hit several cars, two traffic poles and a fire hydrant during a 20-minute span. Wayne Carmichael faces child endangerment and other charges stemming from the accidents that occurred...
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Dreamstime
September 21, 2018 - 5:41 pm
LODI, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey health officials say a 62-year-old man's death last week was the state's first confirmed fatality from West Nile virus this year. Officials did not release the man's name. But relatives of Fred Maikisch have said the Lodi man was diagnosed with the mosquito-borne...
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Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez
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September 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- More than 3,000 low-level pot summonses were dismissed through a new program from the Brooklyn DA. Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez said as part of his decision to stop prosecuting low-level marijuana cases, he felt compelled to review cases where summonses were already issued and...
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