State News

New York City traffic
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December 08, 2019 - 4:21 pm
Next weekend New York State will begin issuing driver’s licenses to people who are in the U.S. illegally.
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Minimum wage
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December 07, 2019 - 1:56 pm
New York is moving ahead with a law that will raise the minimum wage statewide on New Year's Eve.
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Flu shot
Kimberly Dole
December 06, 2019 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York State Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker declared Thursday that influenza is now prevalent in New York State. This announcement puts into effect a regulation requiring that healthcare workers who are not vaccinated against influenza wear surgical or procedure...
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FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo, speaks during a news conference in Cheektowaga, N.Y. Pope Francis on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, accepted Bishop Richard Malone’s resignation following widespread criticism over how he handled allegations of clergy sexual misconduct. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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December 04, 2019 - 2:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo resigned Wednesday, forced to step aside amid mounting calls for his ouster from his staff, priests and public over his handling of allegations of clergy sexual misconduct. The Vatican said Pope Francis accepted the resignation and appointed Edward...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2014, file photo, rapper T.I. performs before the start of an NBA basketball game between the Indiana Pacers and the Atlanta Hawks in Atlanta. A New York lawmaker wants to ban tests aimed at determining virginity in response to remarks by the rapper earlier this month in which he said he has a gynecologist check his daughter’s hymen annually. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
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December 04, 2019 - 2:22 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York could ban intrusive tests aimed at determining virginity in response to the controversial remarks made recently by the rapper T.I. that he has a gynecologist check his daughter’s hymen annually. Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages said Tuesday the bill she submitted last...
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NY State trooper
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November 29, 2019 - 12:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some lawmakers are proposing to equip state troopers with body cameras in New York, one of few states where the primary law enforcement agency doesn't have body or dashboard cameras already. The New York state police force is the largest among them. The camera proposal was...
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Pothole
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November 24, 2019 - 5:19 pm
If your car is damaged by a pothole, you most likely pay for the repairs. But some lawmakers think New York State should be liable to pick up the tab year round.
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Andrew Cuomo
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November 23, 2019 - 1:14 pm
The utility Nationnal Grid faces a deadline to respond to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's threat to revoke the utility's certificate to offer natural gas service in downstate New York.
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Richmond County DA Michael McMahon speaks about bail reform
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Elise Czajkowski
November 21, 2019 - 3:24 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Law enforcement officials from across the state gathered on Thursday to speak out against upcoming criminal justice reform laws. Acting Queens District Attorney John Ryan and Richmond County District Attorney Michael McMahon, alongside representatives from police unions and...
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Google Street View
Kimberly Dole
November 20, 2019 - 1:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 29-year-old man is in critical condition after he was beaten and stabbed on his way to a synagogue in Monsey in Rockland County for morning prayers Wednesday morning. The attack took place around 5:30 a.m. on Howard Drive near Mosdos Meharam Brisk Tashnad, a religious...
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