Brooklyn

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Andrew Weber
August 30, 2019 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A 5-year-old girl was killed after portions of a heavy fence fell and struck her in Brooklyn Thursday night, according to police. At about 8:55 p.m., on the sidewalk in front of 444 Harman Street, Alysson Pinto-Chaumana, walking with her mother, pulled at a decorative fence...
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Kimberly Dole
August 29, 2019 - 10:01 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for two male suspects who they robbed at least 40 ride-share drivers in New York City. Officials say that at approximately 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24th on the corner of Bronxwood Ave and East 231st Street, the two suspects entered the Lyft vehicle...
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David Caplan
August 28, 2019 - 5:21 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A five-year-old boy who was found wandering alone around Brooklyn Wednesday afternoon, following a plea from the NYPD to find the child's parents, has been reunited with his family, the NYPD said. The boy is reportedly non-verbal. "We are happy to announce that he has been...
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Gun, mask of arrestee at Brooklyn job center
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Kimberly Dole
August 27, 2019 - 12:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police have arrested a man accused of bringing a gun and clown mask Monday afternoon into a NYC Human Resources Administration Job Center in downtown Brooklyn. Police say just before 2 p.m. on Monday, Rahmeek Younger, 30, snuck the gun in a bag into the office on Clermont...
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An image of a subway train in New York City.
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Kimberly Dole
August 24, 2019 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for a man who allegedly stabbed a 66-year-old man on the subway in Brooklyn on Friday. According to officials, the victim was stabbed on the northbound A train at approximately 12:15 p.m. at the Broadway Junction station. Police said the victim had been...
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Kimberly Dole
August 24, 2019 - 12:24 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested the man who they say crashed a stolen vehicle into a city bus early Saturday morning in Brooklyn. Authorities arrested and charged 22-year-old Zacharah Johnson with grand larceny auto, criminal possession of stolen property, reckless endangerment, and...
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Eric Adams PSA
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Andrew Weber
August 23, 2019 - 1:52 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former police officer, released a PSA addressing the rash of recent NYPD suicides Friday. Adams urges officers to take advantage of the support of their family and friends, and to fight the stigma against seeking help. "We may think we...
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Suspect in Brooklyn car theft
NYPD
Andrew Weber
August 23, 2019 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police announced Friday they had arrested a teen accused of stealing a car with a 1-year-old inside in Brooklyn. Quansae Herring, 17, of Brooklyn was charged with grand larceny, criminal possession of stolen property and acting in a manner injurious to a child on Thursday,...
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Police line
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Andrew Weber
August 21, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A six-month-old infant was pronounced dead after officers responded to a call and found him unconscious in a Brooklyn building, police said Wednesday afternoon. Police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious infant in an apartment building at 2950 West 24th Street in Coney...
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Cyclist crash Midwood
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Andrew Weber
August 21, 2019 - 12:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A driver accused of running a red light and then slamming into an SUV, leading to a cyclist’s death has been charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, along with a number of other lesser charges, police announced Wednesday. Police say Mirza Baig, 18, of...
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