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February 08, 2019 - 12:59 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors in New Jersey say a New York City couple has admitted to the human trafficking of a child. Richard Ortiz and Gabriella Colon, both of the Bronx, New York, pleaded guilty Thursday to a conspiracy count. Each could face a life term when they are sentenced in...
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Hell's Kitchen Cyclist NYPD
Chana Widawski
February 08, 2019 - 9:36 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Activists are accusing the NYPD of targeting cyclists in Hell's Kitchen, after one of them was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Monday. RELATED: Witness: Bystanders took smartphone video as hit-and-run victim lay dying | Cyclist struck by private trash truck day after NYPD...
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Carol D'Auria
February 08, 2019 - 8:10 am
A man who attacked his partner was shot and killed by police Friday morning.
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Dreamstime
February 08, 2019 - 6:17 am
On Wednesday, when police went to an apartment at the Albany Houses in Crown Heights to conduct a wellness check. When they arrived, they were greeted by 32-year-old Jason Reeves. When they entered the home, officers noticed a foul smell and found a woman's body inside the bedroom closet, police...
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NYPD
February 07, 2019 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for two men allegedly involved in two skimming incidents at an ATM in Flushing in Queens. Both incidents took place at Ridgewood Savings Bank at 65-01 Myrtyle Avenue, where the two men installed skimming devices at the branch's ATM.
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FDNY
Dreamstime
February 07, 2019 - 5:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 21-year-old woman has died after being pulled from a house fire on Staten Island. Police say firefighters discovered the unconscious woman after responding to the fire on Hatfield Place just before 6 a.m. Thursday. Police say the woman was taken to a hospital where she...
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February 07, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police have arrested two men in connection with death of a 50-year-old man whose skeletal remains were found in a wooded area on Staten Island. Police say 33-year-old Troy Williams and 27-year-old Steven Mazzelli were arrested on murder, robbery and criminal possession of a weapon...
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Google Street View
February 07, 2019 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Grand Hyatt New York at Grand Central Terminal, President Donald Trump's first major Manhattan development, may be torn down to make way for a new mixed-use project, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. Developer and TF Cornerstone and investment firm MSD Partners...
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U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration via AP, File
February 07, 2019 - 3:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A veterinarian who surgically implanted liquid heroin in puppies on behalf of Colombian drug traffickers was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday. One of the puppies went on to become a drug-detection dog named Heroina. The sentence for Andres Lopez Elorez was announced in...
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Andrew Cuomo
SHAWN DOWD/ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE
February 07, 2019 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he'll ask the Democrat-controlled state Legislature to approve tolls on driving into the busiest parts of Manhattan or raise the tab for using subways, tunnel and bridges by 30 percent to fund New York City's ailing public transit system. The Democrat said at...
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