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September 24, 2018 - 5:55 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey police officer has been indicted for his alleged role in the assault of a hospital patient and recording another assault of the same patient on his cellphone. Paterson Officer Roger Then is charged with conspiring to violate the patient's civil rights, concealing...
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September 24, 2018 - 5:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prosecutors want a judge to keep lawyers for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman from using President Donald Trump's negative comments about government cooperators to help defend the notorious Mexican drug lord. A recent filing by federal prosecutors in Brooklyn only refers to Trump as a "...
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September 24, 2018 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The 45th Annual Village Halloween Parade on Monday announced this year's theme: "I AM a Robot!" "The inspiration for this year’s theme comes from our fascination with robots and the increasingly blurred lines between human and machine,” said Jeanne Fleming, artistic/...
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September 24, 2018 - 3:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- In 90 days it will be illegal in New York state to finance the purchase of dogs, cats, or other companion animals through lease-to-own programs. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill banning the practice on Monday. Animal welfare groups say financing has become popular with some...
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September 24, 2018 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- You've probably noticed a lot of people in the city getting around using alternative means of transportation lately, including motorized skateboards and roller blades -- not to mention all manner of electrically powered bikes. Taking an e-scooter for a spin in Williamsburg...
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September 24, 2018 - 1:42 pm
BRENTWOOD, NY (1010 WINS) -- It looks like they're going to have to add a new disclosure clause to real estate contracts around here. A couple with three young kids brought their dream home in Brentwood, but they're just not discovering that it adjoins the woods where MS-13 murdered Kayla Cuevas...
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September 24, 2018 - 12:15 pm
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a baby girl found crawling across a busy New Jersey street was unharmed after a neighbor and passing motorist came to her aid. The child was spotted around 5 p.m. Saturday in Lakewood. The motorist, Cory Cannon of Eatontown, told the Asbury Park Press he saw...
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September 24, 2018 - 10:47 am
NEW HAVEN, CT (1010 WINS) -- Quinnipiac University has suspended its men's lacrosse team pending an investigation into student conduct. "This university is like very specific on their policy, and they're like strict about it, so if you violate it they will enforce it, and that's just the way it's...
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Cops are looking for a woman who bit a Macy's employee after being confronted for shopiftng.
Suffolk County Police
September 24, 2018 - 9:41 am
HUNTINGTON STATION, NY (1010 WINS) -- Cops on Long Island are trying to take a bite out of crime, by tracking down an alleged shoplifter that took a bite out of a department store employee. Police say Macy's employees tried to stop a woman from stealing clothing at the Huntington Station store. She...
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September 24, 2018 - 8:49 am
Suffolk County police are investigating a threat made against a high school on Long Island.
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