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February 12, 2019 - 3:53 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Democrats in the New York state Senate say they're putting a new focus on climate change after taking over from Republican lawmakers who had resisted calls for action. The Senate held a hearing Tuesday on legislation to move the state to 100 percent renewable energy by 2050...
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Valerie Reyes New Rochelle
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February 12, 2019 - 11:12 am
GREENWICH, CT (1010 WINS) -- An arrest has been made in the death of a woman who was found stuffed inside of a suitcase in Greenwich. Reyes was found dead on February 5, after being reported missing by her family. RELATED: Mother of murdered New Rochelle woman says daughter feared for her life |...
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Limo Crash
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February 11, 2019 - 5:03 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The National Transportation Safety Board's probe of a fatal limousine crash in upstate New York has not yet identified a cause, according to a preliminary report released Monday, after weeks of wrangling between federal inspectors and a local prosecutor over access to physical...
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Valerie Reyes New Rochelle
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February 08, 2019 - 11:13 am
NEW ROCHELLE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A vigil was held in New Rochelle on Thursday night, for Valerie Reyes, whose body was found in a suitcase in Greenwich, Connecticut. RELATED: Woman's body, bound at feet and hands, found in suitcase on Conn. Roadside | Conn. police continue probe into body found in...
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February 07, 2019 - 4:49 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Molestation victims are urging New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to quickly sign into law the Child Victims Act, which would extend the statute of limitations so victims have more time to seek criminal charges or sue their abusers.State lawmakers passed the bill last week and now...
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February 06, 2019 - 1:01 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo is defending New York's new state abortion law after it was criticized by President Donald Trump during Tuesday's State of the Union address. In an op-ed published Wednesday in The New York Times, the Democratic governor also pushed back against Trump's call...
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February 06, 2019 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- For people in the U.S. illegally, speaking up about missing wages can come at a big cost: deportation. Authorities and activists say that since President Donald Trump's 2016 election they've seen an increase in reports of dodgy bosses threatening to call federal immigration agents...
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February 05, 2019 - 1:18 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- An offshore drilling ban for New York's waters has been approved by the Democrat-controlled state Legislature. The Senate easily approved the measure Tuesday, a day after the legislation passed in the Assembly. The bill now goes to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who supports the...
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Catskills Muslim terror plot
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February 05, 2019 - 1:12 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- The case of one of three men accused of plotting to attack an upstate New York Muslim community is headed to a grand jury. The three men appearing in town court Tuesday in suburban Rochester are accused of planning to attack the rural community of Islamberg with explosives...
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