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December 12, 2018 - 7:42 am
Not everybody is a fan of the holiday decorations at the Holland Tunnel. In fact, one man dislikes them so much he started an online petition at Change.org to have them removed.
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December 11, 2018 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Manhattan nanny has been convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child. Marianne Benjamin-Williams was found guilty Tuesday of attempted murder, assault and strangulation after just one day of deliberations. She's to...
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December 11, 2018 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is changing rules and speeding up some of its trains in an effort to improve subway service. The New York Times reports that New York City Transit increased train speeds on two lines in Brooklyn from 15 mph to as much as 30 mph over the weekend. The agency's president...
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December 11, 2018 - 4:36 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Jersey City is teaming up with Amazon to try and thwart the thefts of packages during the Christmas season. Police Chief Michael Kelly says his department reached out to the retailer and received small surveillance cameras as well as dummy boxes. They've been placed...
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December 11, 2018 - 4:31 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former patients of a doctor accused of molesting children at Rockefeller University Hospital for decades are demanding to know what happened to photos they say the physician took while the abuse was occurring. The physician, Reginald Archibald, worked at the New York City...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 14-year-old male student was slashed in the head with a sharp instrument by a fellow student Tuesday morning at a Queens high school, police said. The student suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Police are hunting for the 13-year-old suspect. The victim, who is the son...
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December 11, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Legal marijuana could get rolled up in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2019 budget. Aides say Cuomo is preparing to introduce a plan for legal pot in New York, the New York Post reports. RELATED: Marlboro maker places $2.4 billion bet on marijuana | NJ lawmakers may finally vote on bill...
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December 11, 2018 - 2:45 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined 1010 WINS to talk about the looming L line shutdown and the months-long dispute between cable provider Charter Spectrum and a local union.
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December 11, 2018 - 1:41 pm
MALVERNE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A 3-year-old laid down to take a nap at a Long Island day care center and never woke up. RELATED: Daycare scare: LI owner arrested after toddlers escape | NYPD: Unhinged woman steals car with toddler in backseat | Police officers save toddler when he stops breathing on...
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December 11, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Columbia University is investigating a viral video showing a student going on a tirade about how “white people are the best thing that ever happened to the world.”
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