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October 29, 2018 - 4:54 pm
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island town is changing its name to ``Hauntington'' for Halloween at the urging of a 7-year-old resident. Newsday reports second grader Angelica Dee Cunningham was all smiles when she learned Huntington was making the one-day switch Wednesday. The town council...
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October 29, 2018 - 4:49 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A new law requiring New Jersey employers to offer paid sick leave has gone into effect. The measure requiring employers to provide one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked took effect Monday. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed the measure into law in May. Under the law...
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October 29, 2018 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops say a gun was recovered at the scene of what some papers are calling an apparent mob hit in Sheepshead Bay. Vincent Zito, 77, was found dead on Friday, with a pair of gunshot wounds to the back of the head. A handyman working for the victim told the New York Post that...
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October 29, 2018 - 7:13 am
An 11-year-old girl was raped in the Bronx and police are trying to track down her teenage attacker.
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Mayor's Office
October 28, 2018 - 3:39 pm
Local leaders rallied behind the Jewish community as they mourned and showed unity a day after a gunman killed 11 people and wounded six others at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
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West Harlem Deli lotto ticket
1010 WINS
October 28, 2018 - 11:44 am
Lottery officials say two tickets sold in New York and Iowa have won the estimated $687 million Powerball jackpot, and one of the tickets is from a deli in Harlem.
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Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
October 28, 2018 - 11:21 am
Another child living in a New Jersey rehab facility that has been at the center of an adenovirus outbreak has died, health officials said Sunday.
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October 27, 2018 - 5:39 pm
Local leaders are reacting to the deadly mass shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday morning, with many showing their support for the victims and encouraging politicians to take action on gun violence in America.
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1010 WINS
October 27, 2018 - 5:11 pm
Authorities say they've increased security at Jewish centers in New York City and elsewhere in the state in response the shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
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hudson river bodies ID
October 27, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Police have identified two sisters whose duct-taped bodies were found washed up along the Hudson River this week.
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