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October 02, 2018 - 6:40 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Police are investigating the death of a 53-year-old man who was pulled from the waters near the World's Fair Marina at Flushing Harbor with chains wrapped around his legs. Police say the fully-clothed body of Michael Panico, of Queens, was found along the shoreline near...
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October 02, 2018 - 6:32 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state will now allow people to take pets on any kind of public transportation when evacuating during an emergency. Officials say the new policy ensures residents don't have to choose between their companion animal and their personal safety during hurricanes or other...
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October 02, 2018 - 6:27 pm
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday that a former municipal official who resigned from a $70,000-a-year state job after it came to light he was convicted of taking bribes from undercover FBI agents has earned a second chance. Murphy, a Democrat, delivered a passionate...
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October 02, 2018 - 6:22 pm
MOONACHIE, N.J. (AP) -- A polluted creek near MetLife Stadium and the Meadowlands sports complex that has some of the highest recorded mercury levels of any freshwater ecosystem in the country is moving ahead with a $332 million cleanup plan, the Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday...
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October 02, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — An animal welfare group says an elephant named Happy who has lived alone since her mate was fatally injured is being “unlawfully imprisoned” by a New York City zoo. In a legal petition filed Tuesday in Orleans County, the Nonhuman Rights Project says Happy has similar rights to a...
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October 02, 2018 - 6:06 pm
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A man was convicted Tuesday in the slaying of a New Jersey radio show host in an alleged plot to prevent her from exposing a drug ring. Jurors deliberated for two hours before convicting Ferdinand Augello of murder, conspiracy to commit murder, racketeering and other...
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October 02, 2018 - 3:04 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Members of Congress Carolyn Maloney and Nydia Velazquez are blasting the Trump adminstration for a new directive that denies visas to some same-sex partners of U.S. foreign diplomats and United Nations employees. The administration is requiring couples...
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October 02, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City is now one step closer to allowing people to change the sex designation on their birth certificates to conform with their gender identity. Once the mayor signs the law, starting next year New Yorkers will be able to document the gender with which they identify...
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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
Dreamstime
October 02, 2018 - 2:33 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Sooner rather than later. That's the time frame New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy gave for a vote on legalizing recreational marijuana in the Garden State. WEB EXTRA: Legal Pot In The Garden State, Here's What To Expect! During a Facebook Live town hall, the governor said a...
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CENTURY CITY, CA - SEPTEMBER 16: Louis C.K. attends FX and Vanity Fair Emmy Celebration at Craft on September 16, 2017 in Century City, California.
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October 02, 2018 - 1:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If you happened to be at the Comedy Cellar on Sunday night, you may have seen a familiar face take the stage. Louis CK made his second appearance in the past five weeks, walking up to a round of applause before working on new material and getting a 'warm send-off' the New...
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