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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
April 17, 2018 - 1:27 pm
One of New York City's highest ranking elected officials is calling for a major change to a city drug law.
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Photo by Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News)
April 17, 2018 - 11:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jurors must now decide whether a Manhattan nanny who slaughtered two children in her care was too mentally ill to be held responsible for the crime. Yoselyn Ortega attacked 6-year-old Lucia Krim and her 2-year-old brother Leo, on Oct. 25, 2012, placing their bloodied bodies in a...
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April 17, 2018 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- BuzzFeed News has obtained and published a database of nearly 18,000 New York Police Department disciplinary findings amid a fight over whether city police disciplinary records should remain secret. It published the leaked records of NYPD employees on its website on Monday, saying...
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A statue of J Marion Sims being removed from Central Park. It will be placed in Brooklyn's Greenwood Cemtery.
Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS
April 17, 2018 - 10:06 am
A monument in Central Park was pulled down on Tuesday morning.
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Surveillance image of a suspect in a deadly stabbing at Binghamton University.
Binghamton University Police
April 17, 2018 - 9:58 am
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- There's been another murder at Binghamton University, and once again the victim is from the New York City area. The suspect in custody is 20-year-old Michael Roque of Massapequa. He's been charged with second degree murder, and has pled not guilty. Police say Roque...
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Rats eating garbage
Dreamstime
April 17, 2018 - 8:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio will visit the NYCHA Bushwick Houses on Tuesday, where he will make an announcement on the city's latest effort to deal with the growing rat population. A new $32 million program includes the use of dry ice to plug rat burrows in parks. The ice fills the...
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Guitar neck close-up on a concert of rock music in the hands of a musician
Dreamstime
April 17, 2018 - 7:35 am
The great Pat Dinizio of the Smithereens died in December at the age of 62, but he will not be forgotten in his hometown of Scotch Plains -- especially when people drive down what is now Montague Ave.
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Photo by Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News)
April 16, 2018 - 8:01 pm
Prosecutors and defense attorneys provided their closing arguments Monday in the trial of a nanny accused of stabbing two children to death on the Upper West Side in 2012.
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April 16, 2018 - 2:05 pm
President Donald Trump's personal attorney has been forced to reveal that another of his clients is Fox News host Sean Hannity.
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April 16, 2018 - 1:42 pm
Talk about dancing in the dark. Bruce Springsteen treated his 92-year-old mother to an early birthday celebration before Mother Nature spoiled the party.
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