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An NYPD vehicle sits on a city street.
Jim Powers/1010 WINS
April 17, 2018 - 8:59 pm
Police on Tuesday were searching for a man who broke into a home in Borough Park, Brooklyn and got into bed with an adolescent girl.
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A Southwest Airlines plane sits on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia, on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
(David Maialetti /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
April 17, 2018 - 3:02 pm
A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport with what appears to be a damaged engine on Tuesday.
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Jose Campos of Central Islip talks about the lightning that zapped him during Monday’s downpour.
Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS
April 17, 2018 - 1:52 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- The man who was hit by lightning on Long Island, on Monday has told his story. Jose Campos was still frazzled after his experience. Jose Campos of Central Islip talks about the lightning that zapped him during Monday’s downpour. He’s being released from Southside...
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April 17, 2018 - 1:48 pm
A father stood charged with murder Tuesday night, after a 2-year-old boy was found dead in a home in Mount Vernon.
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
April 17, 2018 - 1:27 pm
One of New York City's highest ranking elected officials is calling for a major change to a city drug law.
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Photo by Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News)
April 17, 2018 - 11:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jurors must now decide whether a Manhattan nanny who slaughtered two children in her care was too mentally ill to be held responsible for the crime. Yoselyn Ortega attacked 6-year-old Lucia Krim and her 2-year-old brother Leo, on Oct. 25, 2012, placing their bloodied bodies in a...
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April 17, 2018 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- BuzzFeed News has obtained and published a database of nearly 18,000 New York Police Department disciplinary findings amid a fight over whether city police disciplinary records should remain secret. It published the leaked records of NYPD employees on its website on Monday, saying...
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A statue of J Marion Sims being removed from Central Park. It will be placed in Brooklyn's Greenwood Cemtery.
Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS
April 17, 2018 - 10:06 am
A monument in Central Park was pulled down on Tuesday morning.
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Surveillance image of a suspect in a deadly stabbing at Binghamton University.
Binghamton University Police
April 17, 2018 - 9:58 am
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- There's been another murder at Binghamton University, and once again the victim is from the New York City area. The suspect in custody is 20-year-old Michael Roque of Massapequa. He's been charged with second degree murder, and has pled not guilty. Police say Roque...
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Rats eating garbage
April 17, 2018 - 8:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio will visit the NYCHA Bushwick Houses on Tuesday, where he will make an announcement on the city's latest effort to deal with the growing rat population. A new $32 million program includes the use of dry ice to plug rat burrows in parks. The ice fills the...
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