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Andrew Weber
June 26, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — New York state comptroller Tom DiNapoli has sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. DiNapoli is demanding changes in the company’s corporate governance. DiNapoli was writing in his capacity as trustee of the state’s retirement fund. It currently holds more than a...
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Adam Warner
June 22, 2019 - 10:53 am
New York officials are reacting amid reports that immigration authorities plan to deport sweeps of undocumented immigrants in New York and other cities across the nation starting Sunday.
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Kimberly Dole
June 21, 2019 - 4:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) — New York is going to limit the use of solitary confinement in state prisons, despite legislation that would have prohibited putting a prisoner in isolation for more than 15 consecutive days failing to pass. Democrats Governor Andrew Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Andrea...
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Andrew Weber
June 21, 2019 - 6:46 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In the state Assembly Friday morning, New York lawmakers followed the state Senate and passed a bill that will eliminate criminal penalties for public possession and use of marijuana. Gov. Cuomo told Albany radio station WAMC that decriminalization is a big deal and that he...
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Andrew Weber
June 20, 2019 - 12:26 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Both the state Senate and now the Assembly have passed a proposal to give New York the nation’s most aggressive target for reducing carbon emissions. Under the measure, the state will aim to generate 100 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2040 while cutting...
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June 19, 2019 - 2:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP/1010 WINS) -- A jury has reached a verdict at the trial of the former leader of an upstate New York self-help group that prosecutors say branded women. NXIVM sex cult leader Keith Raniere,58, was found guilty on all counts on all counts of sex-trafficking and other charges accusing him...
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Andrew Weber
June 19, 2019 - 10:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — State Sen. Liz Krueger released a statement on Twitter Wednesday revealing that it was clear that legalization of marijuana was not going to pass this legislative session. She said lawmakers “came very close to crossing the finish line, but we ran out of time.” Unfortunately...
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Andrew Weber
June 18, 2019 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Anthony Zottola, Sr. of Larchmont and three others were arrested Tuesday morning on murder-for-hire charges related to a conspiracy to kill Zottola’s father and brother. Sylvester Zottola, Anthony Zottola Sr.’s father, was gunned down waiting for food at a McDonald’s in...
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Andrew Weber
June 18, 2019 - 12:40 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Carolyn Warmus is out of prison. The former New York school teacher was convicted of killing her lover’s wife in a case that came to be known as the “Fatal Attraction” murder. She was released on parole from Bedford Hills yesterday. In 1992, she was sentenced to 25 years to...
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Glenn Schuck
June 18, 2019 - 6:29 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — After the state Senate approved it and Gov. Cuomo signed the bill into law Monday, New York became the 13th state to allow driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants. The vote in the state Senate was 33-29. Supporters said undocumented immigrants are driving anyway and...
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