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December 12, 2018 - 5:54 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The family of one of 20 people killed in a limousine crash claims in a legal filing against New York state that the intersection where the accident occurred was unsafe. The claim notice was filed Monday by an attorney representing the family of Amanda Rivenburg , one of 18...
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Dreamstime
December 12, 2018 - 5:31 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut has approved 9 more medical marijuana dispensaries, doubling the number of facilities in the state. Consumer Protection Commissioner Michelle Seagull said in a statement Tuesday the state's program has been ``thoughtfully expanded'' to 18 approved dispensaries...
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December 12, 2018 - 5:17 pm
LAKE GROVE, N.Y. (AP) -- Human remains found in the basement of a family home on Long Island have been identified as the family's patriarch who disappeared half a century ago. Suffolk County police said Wednesday the death of 57-year-old George Carroll is being classified as a homicide. The victim'...
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December 12, 2018 - 5:04 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman was sexually assaulted Wednesday afternoon in her Bronx apartment building, according to police. The suspect wore a ski mask and entered the woman's unit through an unlocked door, according to WABC . The assault took place around 1 p.m. at Cruger Avenue and Maran...
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December 12, 2018 - 4:41 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Long considered a tough sell in Albany, the idea of imposing tolls on drivers entering the busiest parts of Manhattan is gaining momentum among New York lawmakers, increasing the chances that some kind of congestion tolling will pass in the legislative session that begins next...
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Rikers Island
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December 12, 2018 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Bronx District Attorney's Office has unveiled charges against 29 alleged members of the Bloods. RELATED: Chicago gang charged for slayings, terrorizing neighborhood | FBI: Mad Stone Bloods street gang leader nabbed in New York | NYPD Holds Gang Awareness Meeting To Stop...
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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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NYPD WOMAN BABY
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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