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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 11, 2019 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is searching for a man and woman responsible for slashing the face of a 60-year-old man Wednesday night at a subway station in East Harlem. The victim was standing on the platform at the station at East 116th Street and Lexington Avenue, when he engaged in a dispute...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 11, 2019 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Councilman Joe Borelli, the Republican lawmaker who represents Staten Island, is gearing up to take on Democrat incumbent and former councilman Jumaane Williams in a special election for public advocate. "Brace yourselves," Borelli told The New York Post . "I’ll give a [...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 11, 2019 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- In an early scene in The Graduate, Benjamin Braddock is advised to go into plastics. That may not be the case anymore, as New York is jumping on the anti-plastics bandwagon. RELATED: NY lawmaker: Plastic bag ban should include take-out bags | Explorer to trace flow of...
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Memorial High School in West New York
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April 11, 2019 - 2:04 pm
WEST NEW YORK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- An alleged hazing incident is under investigation in West New York, New Jersey. RELATED: 4 NJ high school students arrested over wrestling team hazing | Parents, Frat leaders launch national anti-hazing effort | Cuomo signs anti-hazing legislation A video that was...
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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
Drew Angerer / Staff
April 11, 2019 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. assailed the New York City Housing Authority for evicting a senior citizen recovering from a leg amputation. Bienvenido Martinez, 72, was kicked out of his apartment last year after falling $816 behind on his rent. Martinez was rehabbing...
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Jeanine Cammarata
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Mike Montone
April 11, 2019 - 11:05 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Friends of murdered Staten Island teacher Jeanine Cammarata are asking New Yorkers to wear purple on Thursday, in her memory. RELATED: Slain NYC school teacher remembered as tragic new details emerge | Missing Staten Island teacher's estranged husband charged with assault:...
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A modem
MysteryShot
April 11, 2019 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — New York City has its own wireless network, and it crashed last weekend. The problem is a software issue similar to what everyone worried about 19 years ago, as Y2K approached. The network, NYCWiN, has been down since Saturday. The de Blasio administration ignored a warning...
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Richard Carranza has been named as the new Schools Chancellor of New York City.
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Mike Montone
April 11, 2019 - 9:35 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The de Blasio administration's effort to diversify the city's elite high school did not meet targets set by the so-called 'Discovery Program', which had been described as a desegregation tool for elite schools. RELATED: NYC expands Meatless Mondays' to all public schools |...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
April 11, 2019 - 8:26 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The off-duty NYPD officer who was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday morning has been identified as married dad Marc St. Arromand, 42, of Elmont, Long Island, 1010 WINS has confirmed. He was a 14-year veteran of the NYPD. St. Arromand has a newborn boy Jason and two other...
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An air traffic control tower stands at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on June 5, 2017 in New York City.
Spencer Platt / Staff
April 11, 2019 - 7:58 am
American Airlines Flight 300 bound from JFK to LA didn’t get very far yesterday.
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