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Brooklyn scooter attack suspect
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Billie Rama
January 17, 2020 - 7:08 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is looking for man wanted for attacking with a woman with a scooter last weekend. The @NYPDnews asking for public’s help in tracking down this man who used a scooter as a weapon last weekend @1010WINS https://t.co/5N8VNT6iiI — glenn schuck (@glennschuck) January 17...
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FILE- In this Nov. 21, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former technology executive Andrew Yang, leans on his wife with his wife Evelyn, as they join in at a Fair Fight phone bank at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by her OB-GYN while she was pregnant with the couple's first child. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 17, 2020 - 12:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang says she was sexually assaulted by a doctor (an OB-GYN) while she was pregnant with the couple's first child. Evelyn Yang said in an interview televised Thursday by CNN that the assault happened in 2012, and she was...
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Supermodel Gigi Hadid arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for Harvey Weinstein's jury selection in his trial on rape and sexual assault charges in New York, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 16, 2020 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers went to court Thursday with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense media coverage, protesters and even the consideration of supermodel Gigi Hadid as a juror have turned the case into...
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Awkwafina
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David Caplan
January 16, 2020 - 12:26 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) --- Nope, you're not mistaken: That was indeed Awkwafina you heard this morning making announcements on the 7 train. The Queens native -- whose real name is Nora Lum -- will be making cheeky announcements on the 7 train for the next 8 days. It's part of a promotion for her semi...
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Woman hit by MTA bus she just exited in Brooklyn
Roger Stern
Billie Rama
January 16, 2020 - 11:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman was struck and killed Thursday by an MTA bus she had just exited. The accident happened at 9 a.m. at Flatlands and Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn. The bus came to a stop and then started to pull out when the woman began kicking the door to get out, police said. The bus...
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NYPD cruiser
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Billie Rama
January 16, 2020 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A private sanitation truck is believed to be the vehicle that struck and killed a woman in a hit-and-run in Brooklyn Thursday morning. The woman, in her 60s, was hit by the garbage truck at around 4 a.m., west of Bay Parkway and 86th Street. Her body was dragged to the...
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Vegan bagel and smoothie
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John Montone
January 16, 2020 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If the number of vegan restaurants is a metric for determining how healthy a neighborhood is, then Manhattan has some pretty healthy hoods. There are 48 vegan or vegetarian restaurants in Midtown South alone. If the holiday splurge has your belly busting through your jeans,...
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Bagel
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Billie Rama
January 16, 2020 - 7:55 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Say what, mayor? Mayor Bill de Blasio has done a number things to anger New Yorkers during his time in office, but this takes teh cream cheese. On National Bagel Day Wednesday, de Blasio proudly proclaimed on Twitter that his favorite bagel comes from the Bagel Hole bakery...
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Harvey Weinstein arrives for jury selection in his trial on rape and sexual assault charges, in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 15, 2020 - 5:26 pm
As if picking a jury for Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial wasn’t complicated enough, some potential jurors have been posting on social media about their involvement in the New York City case, violating court rules that could land them behind bars, the judge said Wednesday as the selection process...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 file photo, members of the Jewish community arrive for services as Pittsburgh Police Detectives provide security on the first night of Rosh Hashana at Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh. The church offered Tree of Life congregants to hold services there to accommodate the expected larger number of congregants attending Rosh Hashana services this year. The Tree of Life congregation has been worshipping at alternate sites since a gunman killed 11 people at their synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018. (Rebecca Droke via AP)
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 15, 2020 - 2:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jewish congregations opting to deploy armed security personnel in the wake of deadly attacks on synagogues should — if possible -- use uniformed law enforcement officers rather than private guards or volunteers from the community, a group of security experts recommended Wednesday...
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