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Cops say an attempted mugging ended with a suspect shot by an off-duty officer.
Juliet Papa/1010 WINS
August 03, 2018 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Many questions surround an off-duty NYPD sergeant and a shooting in Brooklyn. Police sources say 40-year-old Ritchard Blake was dating the victim's girlfriend and that the men had argued two weeks ago. Cources say Blake was already on probation with the NYPD following an...
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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
August 03, 2018 - 8:41 am
SECAUCUS, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Over a dozen NJ TRANSIT trains were canceled on Friday morning, including 8 on the Morris & Essex line. CHECK DELAYS ON NJ TRANSIT Seriously a disgrace on two major #transit systems today. "It's the infrastructure, stupid." @NJTransit has cancelled 15 trains for...
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A fallen tree on 127th street in Queens.
Roger Stern/1010 WINS
August 03, 2018 - 7:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's pretty rare to have tornado warnings in places like the Bronx and Queens, but that's what we had Thursday night. STAY DRY AND AVOID TORNADOES WITH 1010 WINS AND ACCUWEATHER Here are all the particulars of the confirmed EF-0 tornado in the College Point/Whitestone Queens...
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AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File
August 02, 2018 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A once-powerful New York union boss was "blinded by greed'' when he betrayed thousands of jail guards by squandering millions of dollars of their retirement money in a bid for riches, a prosecutor told jurors at the opening of a trial Thursday. "This is a case about corruption,...
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August 02, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Emergency crews responded Thursday afternoon to an incident at the 3 World Trade Center. The FDNY said, despite reports, there was no wall collapse, but it did not provide further details. The Daily News reported it was a construction accident. "1 patient with a non-life-...
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New York City apartment file image
Dreamstime
August 02, 2018 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two city council committees could vote Thursday to re-zone Inwood in upper Manhattan. Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez has been telling constituents not to worry about being priced out of the neighborhood, but they're still worried. Residents still wait for decision from @ydanis...
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Dreamstime
August 02, 2018 - 11:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police say a naked woman pulled from the East River was screaming incoherently as she swam under a pier and told officers rescuing her that she had no interest in getting out of the water. Officer Vincent Fulgieri said a man who jumped in to help the woman Thursday...
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Claudia Hospedales is accused of killing Ebony Young inside a Brooklyn bodega.
NYPD
August 02, 2018 - 10:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops think they've solved the March murder of Ebony Young. The 20-year-old woman was stabbed to death by another woman in a Bushwick bodega. They had been arguing at a nearby hotel. Cops say 26-year-old Claudia Hospedales of Brooklyn was arrested last week and has been...
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East River file image.
Dreamstime
August 02, 2018 - 9:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops made a dramatic rescue in the East River on Thursday morning. A woman jumped in near Pier 36, just after 6 a.m. She was followed by a 21-year-old man who tried to save her. Police divers rescued him, and tracked her to an area near the Williamsburg Bridge. Both of them...
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NYPD
August 02, 2018 - 9:09 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Bronx bodega where 15-year-old Junior Guzman Feliz sought help before gang members stabbed him to death in June, has been closed since the incident. Now, it's been sold and will reopen with new owners. Residents had accused bodega workers of doing nothing to help Junior...
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