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Marine Park crash
1010 WINS
June 08, 2019 - 11:17 am
Police say two men were killed when their speeding SUV crashed into a pole and burst into flames in Brooklyn.
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Honoree Yusef Salaam, right, becomes emotional as he addresses the audience at the ACLU SoCal's 25th Annual Luncheon at the JW Marriott at LA Live, Friday, June 7, 2019, in Los Angeles. Looking on at left is presenter Michael B. Jordan. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
June 08, 2019 - 1:19 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael B. Jordan told the men known as the Central Park Five Friday that he cannot watch footage of the new series "When They See Us" without getting emotional and feeling like as a young black man he too could have faced a similar ordeal. "It's dangerous in America when you're...
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NYPD
David Caplan
June 07, 2019 - 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Five men stormed into a Bronx apartment -- one of them pointing a gun at the 28-year-old female victim and her 7-year-old daughter -- but the would-be robbers scurried away empty-handed after being scared off by the girl's screaming, police said. The men forcibly entered...
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FILE- In this March 26, 1988 file photo, prosecutor Linda Fairstein, left, is shown during a news conference in New York. Fairstein was the top Manhattan sex crimes prosecutor when five teenagers were wrongly charged with the 1989 rape and beating of a woman jogging in New York's Central Park. Since the release of the Netflix series "When They See Us," a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial, she has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash from the case intensified. Seated at the table from left are Fairstein, District Attorney Robert Morgenthau, and Ellen Levin, whose daughter Jennifer Levin was murdered in 1986. (AP Photo/Charles Wenzelberg, File)
June 07, 2019 - 4:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Linda Fairstein has been dropped by her publisher as fallout continues for the former Central Park Five prosecutor over the wrongful conviction of five teens for the 1989 rape and beating of a female jogger. On Friday, Dutton spokeswoman Amanda Walker confirmed a statement that the...
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June 07, 2019 - 3:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An investigation by the state comptroller's office has found safety hazards including toxic cleaning supplies and missing window guards at some New York City prekindergarten programs. Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Friday that the hazards his office found ``need to be fixed...
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U.S. Military Academy at West Point
David Caplan
June 07, 2019 - 12:48 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The cadet killed in a crash Thursday near West Point has been identified as Christopher Morgan, 22, of West Orange, New Jersey. He was slated to be the class of 2020. His major was law and legal studies. “Cadet Morgan was a valued member of the Corps of Cadets and will be...
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An elephant
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Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 10:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is on the case of Happy the Elephant. Happy the Elephant lives at the Bronx Zoo but some people think he isn’t happy there. Thanks for bringing Happy’s situation to my attention! The team and I are looking into what we can do -- — Alexandria Ocasio-...
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MTA bus
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Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — A man armed with a knife climbed onto the bumper of an MTA bus Thursday night and started stabbing the bus. Bus driver Louis Huertas was on 14th street in the East Village. “I opened up the doors and told him listen, you've got to get off the bus or get off the bumper," said...
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Police after arrest of suspected Times Square terrorist
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Glenn Schuck
June 07, 2019 - 6:23 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — Authorities say that they have a man in custody for plotting to throw a grenade in Times Square. The suspect is 22-year-old Asiqul Alam of Jackson Heights and that he's slated to appear in Brooklyn federal court Friday. Officials said he was under investigating after being...
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NYPD
June 06, 2019 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for a man who has snatched necklaces off the necks of at least seven women at various points along the 7 train. The suspect is described as a black man, 40-50 years-old; last seen wearing a long sleeved dress shirt, dark jeans and dark colored...
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