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April 19, 2019 - 11:06 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Yonkers authorities are looking into a carbon monoxide incident in which 11 people were affected. Yonkers police and fire officers arrived at an apartment on Coyle Place at about 8:22 a.m. Friday morning following reports of several unconscious people in the building. Yonkers...
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April 17, 2019 - 7:11 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A group of New York state lawmakers has joined victims of sexual harassment to demand more hearings on the problem and what the state can do about it. Several Democratic members of the Senate and Assembly gathered Wednesday at New York City Hall to urge their leaders to hold...
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April 17, 2019 - 4:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Former radical activist Judith Clark was granted parole Wednesday after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role as getaway driver in a 1981 Brink's armored truck robbery that left two police officers and a security guard dead. "We are grateful that the Parole Board...
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April 16, 2019 - 6:12 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Cuomo administration has launched a survey to give New Yorkers an opportunity to provide feedback about online data privacy issues. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that information provided through an online consumer data privacy survey will help state...
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April 16, 2019 - 12:28 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Most registered voters in New York support the plastic bag ban recently passed by the Democrat-controlled state Legislature, but they're not so keen on the big pay raise lawmakers approved for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, according to the results of a Siena College poll released Tuesday...
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April 16, 2019 - 10:49 am
A new poll finds most registered voters in New York support the plastic bag ban recently passed by the Democrat-controlled state Legislature. They're not so keen on the big pay raise lawmakers approved for Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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April 15, 2019 - 6:33 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democrats in the state Legislature are backing a proposal to expand free public college tuition for families of New York military members who die while performing their official duties. Sen. John Brooks of Long Island announced his legislation Monday at the Veterans of Foreign...
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April 15, 2019 - 6:08 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released his 2018 New York state and federal tax returns. The Cuomo administration allowed reporters to inspect the 61-year-old third-term governor's tax documents at the state Capitol on Monday, the deadline for filing personal federal and...
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April 15, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Buffalo police are investigating a possible hazing incident after a student at SUNY University of Buffalo went into cardiac arrest early Friday morning. Police suspect Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, 19, may have been a victim of college hazing at the Sigma Pi fraternity house on...
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April 13, 2019 - 1:52 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A bill in New York state that would increase tuition assistance for Gold Star families, the children of dead or injured veterans, is stalled in an Assembly committee in Albany. That’s got President Donald Trump’s attention. He’s been tweeting about it, saying Democrats...
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