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Kimberly Dole
August 24, 2019 - 2:16 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Firefighters battle a five-alarm fire at a halfway house in Paterson that filled the sky with thick smoke. Paterson,NJ: A massive fire is burning through a large commercial building on Straight Street. Black plumes of smoke can be seen from as far as NYC. Multiple...
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Kimberly Dole
August 24, 2019 - 11:53 am
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A correctional officer is dead in Newark after being trapped in a car police say. The officer identified as Omar Martin was killed early Saturday morning by a driver of a stolen Nissan involved in an active police chase. Holli Haerr/1010 Wins Officials report that...
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Elaine Younger, 11, and Tahvion Williams, 14, right, load water in their family's van at the Newark Health Department in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. Residents began picking up bottled water on Monday, days after elevated lead levels were found in homes where city-issued filters had been distributed months ago as part of an ongoing effort to combat contamination. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
1010 WINS Newsroom
August 23, 2019 - 7:08 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Testing to see if city-issued filters are removing enough lead from Newark's water will last a few more weeks. The state Department of Environmental Protection said Friday 225 homes are being tested. That means residents in about 14,000 homes served by one water treatment plant...
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Andrew Weber
August 23, 2019 - 1:16 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A New Jersey man is facing murder charges related to accusations that he burned, suffocated, and punched his girfriend’s two-year-old daughter Wednesday. Trenton police responded at 4:20 p.m on Aug. 21 to a report that a 28-month-old girl was unresponsive after falling down...
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New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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1010 WINS Newsroom
August 21, 2019 - 6:33 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's governor said Wednesday he isn't declaring a state of emergency over lead levels in Newark's water. NJ.com reports Democrat Phil Murphy also said additional testing to determine whether filters are working correctly likely will take weeks. Murphy said about 20...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
August 20, 2019 - 7:09 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- A young girl discovered something slithery at Newark Liberty International Airport security checkpoint: a 15-inch-long snake. Transportation Security Administration officials at Newark said that it appears the thin, black snake with a yellow ring around its neck was...
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Elmora Troopers Go Fund Me
Andrew Weber
August 20, 2019 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — It’s do or die Tuesday evening for the Elmora Troopers in the Little League World Series. The pride of Elizabeth, New Jersey lost to Hawaii 6-0 in Monday’s resumption of a game suspended because of weather in Williamsport Sunday. Elmora plays against New England champion...
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NJ Transit train
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Andrew Weber
August 20, 2019 - 6:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — An NJ Transit rider fell onto the tracks after a door opened on the wrong side of the train Monday evening, officials confirmed after witnesses posted about the incident on social media. Warning: Tweet below contains profanity The fall occurred at about 5:45 at the Secaucus...
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Kimberly Dole
August 19, 2019 - 11:29 am
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) – There will be at least another month of emergency bottled water being distributed, Mayor Ras Baraka said in an interview Sunday morning. This was the first indication given on the amount of time the 14,000 homes would continue to rely on alternate drinking water. “It’s...
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Robert Frank Williams
Essex County Prosecutor's Office
August 18, 2019 - 3:04 pm
A Newark man who is accused of sexually assault a 13-year-old also had mummified remains in his home, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
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