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David Caplan
May 24, 2019 - 1:47 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (1010 WINS) — A Hackensack charter middle school, which is housed in a building owned by a church, was forced to paint over an LGBT Pride mural after the church deemed the art as "obscene." "So...my school’s owned by a Catholic Church and they want me to take down my Keith Haring...
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Tero Vesalainen | Dreamstime.com
January 16, 2019 - 12:31 pm
HAWORTH, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- SUEZ water says they're taking things seriously, after finding elevated levels of lead in the water at 16 of the 108 homes they tested in Bergen and Hudson counties. RELATED: De Blasio On The Defensive As Lead Poisoning Tally Climbs | Children In Public Housing Tested...
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The exotic longhorned tick has been found in Bergen County.
NJ Department of Agriculture
July 25, 2018 - 12:23 pm
HACKENSACK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- It's tick season. A 12-year-old girl from Bergen County is believed to be the first person in the U.S. carrying an exotic tick discovered by researchers last fall. Lab tests show the tick -- a species from Asia known as the 'Longhorned' tick -- does not carry the...
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Dreamstime
July 09, 2018 - 10:29 am
FAIR LAWN, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A woman was stabbed to death in her home in Fair Lawn on Sunday. Cops say they have a family member in custody. They said that person also lives in the Halstead Terrace home. Police went to the home after getting a 911 hangup call.
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The REFD and other Mutual Aid departments are operating in the 400 block of Kinderkamack Rd for a partial building collapse.
River Edge Fire Department
July 03, 2018 - 3:54 pm
RIVER EDGE, NJ (1010 WINS) -- The entire facade of a strip mall in River Edge, New Jersey collapsed on Tuesday morning. The REFD and other Mutual Aid departments are operating in the 400 block of Kinderkamack Rd for a partial building collapse. Please avoid this area due to heavy traffic. More info...
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Dreamstime
May 24, 2018 - 8:28 am
HACKENSACK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- An 11-year-old boy survived a seven floor drop from a building in Hackensack on Wednesday. Incredibly he suffered only a broken nose and broken pelvis after the fall around 12:30 p.m. Cops say he fell off the East Side of the Excelsior Apartments on Prospect Ave and...
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May 02, 2018 - 6:50 am
RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The bear scare in Bergen County is over, with the wayward bear removed to the friendlier confines of a wildlife area in northwestern New Jersey. The baby black bear helped himself to table scraps from garbage cans and napped in a tree in Paramus, before giving cops...
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Dreamstime
March 31, 2018 - 11:56 am
MAHWAH, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Police made a dramatic rescue in Mahwah, pulling three kids from the Ramapo River. The call came in just after 8 p.m. Friday night. A man was apparently off-roading with his girlfriend and kids when the truck went into the river and got stuck. The man called for help and...
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