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NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson
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Andrew Weber
June 11, 2019 - 10:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Both City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and City Comptroller Scott Stringer are considering running for mayor in 2021, and Stringer is already accusing Johnson of making last minute adjustments to campaign finance legislation to improve Johnson’s position in the race...
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Andrew Weber
June 11, 2019 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund is quickly running out of money due to a record number of claims. The House votes tomorrow on the “Never Forget The Heroes Act” to replenish and permanently extend the fund. Today, Jon Stewart, a longtime advocate, and 9/11 first responders...
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Larceny suspect
NYPD
Andrew Weber
June 11, 2019 - 7:36 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a 91-year-old woman on Avenue Y in Sheepshead Bay. The incident happened at approximately 5 p.m. on Sunday, authorities say. The suspect grabbed the woman’s purse from her walker. The purse contained $80 and credit cards. The NYPD...
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14th Street
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John Montone
June 11, 2019 - 6:48 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Drivers have two weeks remaining to take advantage of driving on 14th Street between Third Avenue and Ninth Avenue because starting July 1, cars will be banned on the stretch. Exceptions will be made for pick ups, drop offs, and local garages and the restrictions will be in...
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ABC News
June 10, 2019 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Brooklyn street has been named for rapper Notorious B.I.G. Community members and elected officials gathered in a downpour on Monday at the intersection of St. James Place and Fulton Street. Rapper Lil' Kim _ embracing the event's themes of social justice and making a difference _...
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9/11
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June 10, 2019 - 6:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities have identified the remains of a 9/11 victim found at the World Trade Center. The New York City medical examiners' office on Monday said the man is the 1,643rd person to be identified nearly 18 years after hijackers crashed airplanes into the trade center's twin towers...
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Suspect with baby
NYPD
Adam Warner
June 10, 2019 - 12:53 pm
A woman pushing a stroller and carrying a baby punched another woman in the face on a Queens subway train, police say.
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Corey Johnson Brooklyn Pride
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June 10, 2019 - 12:16 pm
Council Speaker Corey Johnson's dance moves were on full display at the Brooklyn Pride parade over the weekend.
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Andrew Cuomo
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Juliet Papa
June 10, 2019 - 11:23 am
After another MTA time clock was found destroyed in an “apparent act of vandalism” on Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo blasted the agency this weekend, saying he wants to overhaul the MTA board.
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Yorkie suspect
NYPD
Adam Warner
June 10, 2019 - 10:43 am
The NYPD released images of a man they say snatched a Yorkshire Terrier off a porch in Queens last week.
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