State News

Brian Kolb
Ontario County Sheriff's office
1010 WINS Newsroom
January 01, 2020 - 7:22 pm
The top Republican in the New York State Assembly was charged with drunk driving on New Year’s Eve just a week after writing an op-ed warning drivers not to drive drunk.
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new laws 2020
Associated Press
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 31, 2019 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Farmworkers can unionize and the number of people held in jail awaiting trial is set to decrease under a host of new laws taking effect in 2020 in New York. The newly Democratic-controlled Legislature passed over 900 bills this year — a marked increase from typical years. Democratic...
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The George Washington Bridge
Tariq Zehawi/NorthJersey.com, NorthJersey.com via Imagn Content Services, LLC
Adam Warner
December 31, 2019 - 9:39 am
New York is number one… when it comes to states people are fleeing.
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Minimum wage
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 31, 2019 - 6:54 am
The minimum wage rose to $15 for all workers in New York City on Tuesday.
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Grafton Thomas
AP Photo/Julius Constantine Motal
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 30, 2019 - 6:35 pm
MONSEY, N.Y. (1010 WINS) — A man charged with federal hate crimes Monday in a bloody attack on a Hanukkah celebration had handwritten journals containing anti-Semitic references and had recently used his phone to look up information on Hitler and the location of synagogues, authorities said...
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Grafton Thomas
Seth Harrison/The Journal News via AP/AP Photo/Julius Constantine Motal
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 30, 2019 - 3:23 pm
A knife-wielding man stormed into a rabbi's home and stabbed five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City, an ambush the governor said Sunday was an act of domestic terrorism fueled by intolerance and a “cancer” of growing hatred in America.
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Rockland County stab
Associated Press
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 30, 2019 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of storming into a rabbi's home and stabbing five people as they celebrated Hanukkah in an Orthodox Jewish community north of New York City was raised to embrace tolerance but has a history of mental illness, his family said. "Grafton Thomas has a long history of...
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Grafton Thomas
Seth Harrison/The Journal News via AP/Rockland County Correctional Center
Adam Warner
December 29, 2019 - 3:49 pm
A 37-year-old man was arraigned Sunday in the stabbing of five people at a Hanukkah celebration in Rockland County Saturday.
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Monsey stabbing
Motti Seligson/Chabad.org
Adam Warner
December 29, 2019 - 12:22 am
The NYPD Counterterrorism Bureau says it is “closely monitoring the reports of multiple people stabbed at a synagogue" in Rockland County Saturday night.
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In this Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 photo, pedestrians pass at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, N.Y. The hospital adopted the Hudson Valley Interlink Analytic System earlier this year, which tracks drug overdoses in New York. The system is among a number of surveillance systems being adopted around the country by police, government agencies and community groups. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 23, 2019 - 2:44 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Drug overdose patients rushed to some emergency rooms in New York's Hudson Valley are asked a series of questions: Do you have stable housing? Do you have food? Times and location of overdoses are noted, too. The information is entered into a new overdose-tracking system that...
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