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14th Street
thall
August 09, 2019 - 7:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The 14th Street Busway -- a plan to allow the city to partially ban cars on 14th Street from Third to Ninth Avenues -- was supposed to go into effect Monday. But now, that plan is on hold, after an appellate court ruled in favor of groups seeking to quash it. The decision...
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Toledo PD
August 09, 2019 - 6:58 pm
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Authorities say an Ohio man has been charged in federal court for a Facebook post saying U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ``should be shot.'' The U.S. Attorney's Office in Cleveland says 41-year-old Timothy Ireland, of Toledo, was charged Friday with making interstate threats...
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David Caplan
August 09, 2019 - 6:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is hardly a wallflower: From struggling with addiction and staying sober to living with HIV to being single, he's taken to social media to discuss many facets of his personal life. So it comes as no surprise that Johnson, 37,...
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David Caplan
August 09, 2019 - 5:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Bill de Blasio has been bitten by the Fox News bug and will return to the right-leaning network next week, following massive ratings for his interview Wednesday with Sean Hannity. The mayor-turned-Democratic presidential candidate sparred with Hannity, but it apparently made...
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David Caplan
August 09, 2019 - 5:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- You probably don't need a state-released study to tell you the following if you're a regular straphanger: A whopping 65 percent of subway platforms are either worn or damaged, according to a report based on MTA inspection data released Friday by state comptroller Tom...
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Manhattan
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Kimberly Dole
August 09, 2019 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) - The work week is dragging, the kids are nagging, the dishes are sitting in the sink, and you have had no time to think about the upcoming weekend. Make this a 'you' weekend and relax with the best food, drinks, shows and music the area has to offer. Skip surfing the internet...
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David Caplan
August 09, 2019 - 4:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- More than 10,000 patients who were treated or transported by the FDNY EMS from 2011 to 2018 may have had their personal information -- including Social Security numbers -- compromised, after an employee lost their personal external hard drive in March, the FDNY said Friday...
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NYPD
Sonia Rincon
August 09, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 28-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he threatened a bus driver with a gun on the Upper West Side, the NYPD said. The suspect, identified as Tony Burnett, attempted to catch the M11 bus at Columbus Avenue and West 85th Street around 8 a.m., but the bus pulled...
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Fulton Center subway station
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Andrew Weber
August 09, 2019 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is out with a report card on the MTA’s subway station maintenance. He says the overall number of repairs has increased, leaving fewer stations in good condition as the system has deteriorated faster than the pace of repairs. MTA’s growing...
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Suspect in hotel burglaries
NYPD
Andrew Weber
August 09, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are on the hunt for a suspect in a series of Manhattan hotel rooms burglaries. Between July 23 and Aug. 8, police say five Manhattan hotel rooms have been burglarized by an unidentified man posing as a hotel guest. The man pretends to be a guest while housekeeping...
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