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July 14, 2018 - 10:25 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman who stopped for a slice of pizza Friday night ended up as the victim of a hit and run. Police say the woman came out of Vinnie’s Pizzeria in Williamsburg just before 11:30 p.m. and attempted to get into a minivan waiting outside. Instead of letting her into the car,...
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July 13, 2018 - 7:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo Friday to initiate a corruption probe following the guilty verdicts at a corruption trial a day earlier related to the state's ambitious “Buffalo Billion” upstate redevelopment scandal. Nixon, a Democrat,...
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July 13, 2018 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Three people were shot Friday afternoon at a shopping center in downtown Brooklyn, police said. The shooting happened at around 2 p.m. in front of a Gap store at the Fulton Mall. The victims were transported to Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. None of the victims' injuries are...
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A pilot program for dockless biking in the Rockaways.
Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS
July 13, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Move over Citi Bike, there's a new dockless bike program in town. Getting around the Rockaways was never vey easy, but now City Councilman Donovan Richards says that's about to change. "For a very long time this community was last when it came to everything, but I 'm proud...
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
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July 13, 2018 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The law allowing speed cameras in school zones in New York City expires on July 25. Republican State Senatory Marty Golden of Brooklyn has called for the state senate to meet in a special session to reauthorize the cameras. Golden had been criticized in recent weeks for not...
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Scene of a deadly fire on 25th Street in Union City.
Hudson County Prosecutor's Office
July 13, 2018 - 11:54 am
UNION CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Two children were killed and 14 people were injured in a five alarm fire in Union City. The blaze broke out just after 9 a.m. in a three story home on 25th Street. Firefighters had to battle their way to the top floor to get people out. FIRE KILLS CHILDREN - 2yo boy...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
July 13, 2018 - 11:27 am
ALBANY (1010 WINS) -- New York State health officials are recommending legalizing marijuana. A 74 page analysis released on Friday concludes that the benefits of legalization outweigh the potential risks. "NYS would be one of the largest potential regulated marijuana markets in the United States...
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A legal fight continues to save this “magical“ place from developers.
Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS
July 13, 2018 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A lower Manhattan community is fighting developers over the fate of a local garden. The future of this small but very popular lower east side spot taking more legal turns. #1010wins pic.twitter.com/304kCLZ0vA — glenn schuck (@glennschuck) July 13, 2018 For more than 30 years...
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The Formula E race is happening in Red Hook this weekend.
Madison Fernandez
July 13, 2018 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Formula E NYC Race is back in Red Hook after a succesful Brooklyn debut last year. Driver Felix Rosenqvist described what goes through his mind ahead of a race. "You get very tense for the race because you have a lot of build up for that particular race which is over...
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Dreamstime
July 13, 2018 - 10:25 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A teenager was shot to death while walking with his girlfriend in Bed Stuy on Wednesday. Latrell Brown was shot in the head on his way to basketball practice. His girlfriend said it all started when Brown asked the suspect if he had a problem. Justin Delapara, 17, allegedly...
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