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December 12, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Mika Brzezinski has apologized for making a homophobic slur on the air. On Wednesday morning, the "Morning Joe" co-host referred to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as a "wannabe dictator's butt boy."
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Damage to the Wildcliff mansion in New Rochelle is seen the day after after a fire tore through the historic building on Nov. 26, 2018. Wildcliff mansion fire damage
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December 12, 2018 - 1:45 pm
NEW ROCHELLE, NY (1010 WINS) -- Four middle school students are in hot water over a fire at Wildcliff Mansion in New Rochelle. RELATED: Man pleads not guilty in quadruple murder, arson case | Arson linked to deaths in Greek town built like 'fire trap' | 2 kids, 2 adults dead in arson fire at...
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Manuel Rivera, a suspect in the murder of Jr Feliz, was slashed by another inmate inside Rikers Island.
Passaic County Prosecutor's Office
December 12, 2018 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- One of the suspects charged in the killing of Junior Guzman was attacked and suffered a slash wound to his face at Rikers Island on Tuesday. RELATED: Police: 14th suspect arrested in murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz | Family of murdered Bronx teen targeted in apparent scam |...
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Nyashia Ferguson
December 12, 2018 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- More charges have been dropped against a woman who became the subject of a viral arrest video last week. The video shows two cops trying to pry a baby from Jazmine Headley, the woman they were attempting to place under arrest. Two peace officers from the city Human Resources...
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Six Newark adults are accused of beating and scalding a 3-year-old as a form of corporal punishment.
Essex County Prosecutor
December 12, 2018 - 10:23 am
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Six adults are accused of abusing a 3-year-old Newark boy. RELATED: California lawmaker arrested on child cruelty suspicion | Child kickboxing debated in Thailand after 13-year-old dies | Driver finds baby crawling across busy NJ road; child unharmed Cops say the boy was...
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December 12, 2018 - 10:18 am
Susan Liebowitz, 55, of Brooklyn, was charged Wednesday with leaving the scene of an accident, failure to yield to a pedestrian and failure to exercise due care.
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Cops are looking for a woman who stole a woman's purse during a church service in the Bronx.
December 12, 2018 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Most people think of the holidays as a time for giving, but a woman in the Bronx had a different idea. RELATED: US tourist helps stop thief who tried to steal Magna Carta | Thief in Mexico tries to steal hearse, with body inside | Brooklyn thief electrocuted by subway rail...
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December 12, 2018 - 9:31 am
But some people think the Amazon deal was a little too good and the City Council is looking into it. A hearing is taking place Wednesday and protesters will be at City Hall today to make their displeasure known.
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December 12, 2018 - 7:42 am
Not everybody is a fan of the holiday decorations at the Holland Tunnel. In fact, one man dislikes them so much he started an online petition at Change.org to have them removed.
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December 11, 2018 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Manhattan nanny has been convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child. Marianne Benjamin-Williams was found guilty Tuesday of attempted murder, assault and strangulation after just one day of deliberations. She's to...
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