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FILE - In this April 21, 2011, file photo, Thulani DeMarsay, right, aunt of Danroy "DJ" Henry Jr., who was shot and killed by a police officer, speaks as Henry's uncle Jamele Dozier, left, holds a photograph of Henry during a news conference in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood. Celebrities including Rihanna, Jay-Z and Charlize Theron have called for the U.S. Department of Justice in July 2020, to investigate the case of Henry, a black Pace University football player killed by a white police officer in New York after the team's homecoming game in October 2010. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
July 17, 2020 - 7:42 pm
Rihanna, Jay-Z, Charlize Theron and other celebrities are calling on the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the death of 20-year-old Danroy “DJ” Henry Jr., a Black football player at Pace University killed by a white police officer in New York nearly a decade ago. In a letter sent this week...
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Police Tape Siren
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Maya Rajamani
July 17, 2020 - 11:22 am
Westchester County will no longer let its police officers carry out enforcement in New York City, saying a provision in the city's new chokehold ban that prohibits kneeling on suspects' backs could put cops in legal trouble, according to a report.
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NYC fireworks
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Kimberly Dole
June 22, 2020 - 7:02 am
Fireworks may have started a fire that destroyed a three-story apartment building in Yonkers, injured 12 firefighters and left six families homeless, a fire department official said Sunday.
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Black Lives Matter banner Westchester
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June 17, 2020 - 9:20 am
A Westchester family said they were forced to remove a banner supporting the Black Lives Matter movement after their town threatened them with a $1,000 a day fine or up to a year in prison.
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Kimberly Dole
June 16, 2020 - 7:25 am
Two people were killed and nine were injured on Monday when a van crashed into a tree in Rockland County, officials said.
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New Rochelle shooting
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1010 WINS Newsroom
June 06, 2020 - 10:52 am
A man was shot and killed by police in New Rochelle on Friday night after he pulled a gun on an officer during a traffic stop, police said.
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White Plains High School
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Maya Rajamani
May 29, 2020 - 11:15 am
A substitute teacher at a Westchester high school was arrested and charged with stalking after he started sending non-school-related messages to a student — and kept trying to get in contact after the student blocked him, prosecutors say.
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Adina and Lawrence Garbuz
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1010 WINS Newsroom
March 08, 2020 - 4:20 pm
Days after her family became the focus of a coronavirus cluster in Rockland County, the wife of a lawyer who contracted the virus released a statement Sunday about how the news has impacted their lives.
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Kimberly Dole
February 24, 2020 - 1:31 pm
One person was killed and 20 were injured on Sunday night after a fire ripped through a building in Yonkers.
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David Caplan
February 18, 2020 - 5:58 pm
Twenty-six people in Westchester County have been quarantined over coronavirus concerns, following recent travel to areas in China where the virus has struck, officials said.
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