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NYPD
April 27, 2018 - 4:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Police are looking for a man who tried to set a token booth on fire with an MTA worker inside, police said. They say the attack happened at the Fulton Street Subway Station during the Wednesday evening rush and stemmed from an argument the suspect had with the worker who...
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Dreamstime
April 27, 2018 - 1:41 pm
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A young woman was found stabbed to death Friday morning, on Hartley Street in Montclair. The victim was identified as 20-year-old Akirah Townes of Orange. So far there has been no arrest. Authorities say they are searching for her former boyfriend.
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April 27, 2018 - 1:36 pm
An organization established by an exiled Russian tycoon says it has obtained emails showing collaboration between Russian government officials and the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. in 2016.
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Dreamstime
April 27, 2018 - 1:04 pm
A Connecticut was arrested for trying to sell venomous snakes online.
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Anti-semitic graffiti in Queens.
Assemblyman David Weprin
April 27, 2018 - 12:36 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Anti-Semitic graffiti has been found at the Holliswood Hospital in Queens. It's the second time the site has been targeted. The hospital is on Palermo Street surrounded by homes, some of which are valued at upwards of $1 million. The swastikas were spraypainted on the...
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Police say escaped prisoner Kevin Taylor has 40 prior arrests.
NYPD
April 27, 2018 - 11:11 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for an escaped prisoner in the Bronx. Kevin Taylor, 27, was arrested on Wednesday for weapons possession. He complained of feeling ill and was taken to St. Barnabas Hospital. At about 6:30 a.m. Friday, police say Taylor fled with handcuffs locked to only...
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NYC PBA
April 27, 2018 - 9:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The state parole board received hundreds of thousands of objections to its decision to parole cop killer Herman Bell, but Bell was to be released from prison on Friday. A judge in Albany rejected a request from the PBA to keep the former Black Liberation Army member behind...
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The rent guidelines board recommended an increase at an annual meeting of landlords and tenants.
Al Jones/ 1010 WINS
April 27, 2018 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The annual ritual dance of the landlords and the tenants took place on Thursday night -- it's the one where landlords demand big rent increases, and tenants demand that rents be rolled back or frozen. Neither side gets what it wants from the rent guidelines board. Angelina...
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April 27, 2018 - 7:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man was dragged to death by an LIRR train earlier this month in Lynbrook. The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to figure out how 65-year-old Karl Arseth died. It happened on April 5. NTSB spokesman Peter Knudson said the conductor reported that he saw a man...
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A parking ticket stuck in a windshield.
Dreamstime
April 27, 2018 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- As they used to say on a really old TV show; "there are 8 million stories in the naked city." And 9 million parking tickets. That's how many the cops handed out last year. Even with super special New York Press plates, 1010 WINS' newsman John Montone has gotten plenty of...
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