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A volunteer shoulders a helium hose as balloons are inflated Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019, the day before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York. The parade on Thursday will take place amid strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
1010 WINS Newsroom
November 27, 2019 - 4:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Smokey Bear might feel like he’s battling Santa Ana winds — if he even gets a chance to fly. New York City’s big Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place Thursday amid strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons, which have caused mishaps and...
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Alelia Murphy dies at 114
David Caplan
November 27, 2019 - 3:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The oldest woman in the U.S., Harlem resident Aleila Murphy, has died. She was 114. "It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Mrs. Aleila Murphy," tweeted healthcare union 1199 SEIU Wednesday. "Mrs. Murphy was the oldest living American, having...
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Police Vehicle NYC
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Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A Brooklyn man has been arrested on charges that he tried to help the Islamic State group, in part by encouraging attacks on New York's subway system. Police say 40-yearold Zachary Clark was arrested Wednesday and will appear in Manhattan federal court. Federal...
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NYPD security
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Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD outlined security measures and other important details for they will be taking for the 2019 Thanksgiving balloon inflation and Thanksgiving Day Parade. Heavy traffic is anticipated and with multiple street closures beginning on Wednesday, department executives...
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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
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Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 10:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The 2019 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is almost underway. The show features 16 huge character balloons, lavish floats, bands and performances. This year, the parade is expected to have 8,000 participants, 3.5 million spectators from across the globe and over 50 million...
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Jewish Teens Assault
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Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 9:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for five suspects they say assaulted two Jewish teens in Brooklyn. On Nov. 11, at approximately 6 p.m., police say the group approached a 14-year-old male, smacked him in the head, and knocked his Yarmulke off the top of his head. The group then...
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Crown Heights fire
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Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 7:29 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A blaze early Wednesday ripped through a Brooklyn building, officials say. The fire broke out just before 5 a.m. in a building housing a restaurant and several apartments on Eastern Parkway in the Crown Heights section, according to officials. Fire in Restaurant, Two...
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Kimberly Dole
November 27, 2019 - 7:09 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are investigating a shooting that wounded a man in the hip in the Bronx early Wednesday. Officials got the call of a man shot at approximately 12:45 a.m. near White Plains Rd and E 224th Street. Upon arrivial, they found a 34-year-old man had been shot in the hip. The...
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Die-in protest at JFK by airport workers
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David Caplan
November 26, 2019 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- About 60 people were arrested at JFK Airport Tuesday afternoon after blocking traffic during one of the busiest days of the year at one of the country's busiest airports during a protest staged by airline catering workers demanding better pay and benefits. The Port Authority...
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Duo accused of stealing from lockers at 16 gyms
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1010 WINS Newsroom
November 26, 2019 - 4:08 pm
Police are searching for a duo who they say robbed lockers at 16 gyms in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
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