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Samantha Liebman
December 05, 2018 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Apollo Theater plans to build two new performance spaces to incubate works by up-and-coming artists. Executives at the Harlem institution say the new Apollo Performing Arts Center will feature one space with 99 seats and another with 199. The New York Times reports...
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Christmas tree file
Dreamstime
Mike Montone
December 05, 2018 - 1:45 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- They aren't very merry in Monmouth County, Gloucester is filled with Grinches, it's 'bah humbug' in Bergen County, and, well you get where this is going -- a recent study found New Jersey is lacking when it comes to the Christmas spirit. RELATED: PHOTOS: Rockefeller...
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Santa checks his list.
Tatiana Badaeva
December 05, 2018 - 1:29 pm
MONTVILLE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A New Jersey substitute teacher who told students that Santa isn't real was fired, officials said Tuesday. Montville Schools Superintendent Rene Rovtar told NJ.com that the teacher will not teach at the school in question or any other K-12 schools in the New Jersey...
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Amazon packages found dumped on the side of the road in Harding, N.J.
Harding Police Department
December 05, 2018 - 1:00 pm
HARDING, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- There are two dozen Amazon packages that never made it to customers in New Jersey. RELATED: Dozens treated for exposure to bear repellant at NJ Amazon warehouse | New York lawmakers look to block Amazon’s Long Island City deal | Midtown Amazon store stormed by...
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James Rackover mugshot.
Broward County Police
December 05, 2018 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- James Rackover has been sentenced to life in prison. RELATED: Trial to begin for Upper East Side man accused in booze, drug filled murder Rackover, the adopted son of a well known jeweler, was found guilty of murder in the stabbing death of 26-year-old Joseph Communale of...
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(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
December 05, 2018 - 10:11 am
ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Dozens of workers at the Amazon warehouse in Robbinsville were being treated for difficulty breathing, and burning in the eyes and throat. RELATED: New York lawmakers look to block Amazon’s Long Island City deal | Midtown Amazon store stormed by protestors on Cyber...
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Dreamstime
December 05, 2018 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Multiple injuries have been reported in a crash on the Long Island Expressway in Queens. CBS2 reports eight people were injured at around 8:30 Wednesday morning, in the eastbound lanes near the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Reports say one of the three vehicles involved was a...
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Getty Images
December 04, 2018 - 7:13 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The father of a boy who was killed in the 2012 shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut has filed another defamation lawsuit against conspiracy theorists who accused him of being an actor. Lenny Pozner's son Noah was among 26 people shot to death in the...
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Roger Stern
December 04, 2018 - 7:09 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will deliver his third inaugural address on New Year's Day on Ellis Island, a site that he said reflects the core values of the nation and state. "It will serve as a fitting location to launch a new term fighting for New Yorkers and for the soul of...
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Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for William Hill Race & Sports Bar
December 04, 2018 - 6:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A state government employee told a legislative committee Tuesday that her allegations of sexual assault against a campaign staffer to Gov. Phil Murphy fell on deaf ears until she told her story to a newspaper. Katie Brennan alleges she was assaulted by Al Alvarez, who led...
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