Central Park

In this Nov. 4, 2019, still image from video, sculptor Meredith Bergmann works on the first women's statue that will be installed in New York's Central Park, in her studio in Ridgefield, Conn. The monument is scheduled to be dedicated Aug. 26, 2020, marking the 100th anniversary of American women winning the right to vote. (AP Photo/Joseph Frederick)
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November 21, 2019 - 7:49 am
RIDGEFIELD, Conn. (AP) — A sculptor known for trying to redress history through her art is creating the first statue of real-life women for New York’s Central Park, where the only females so honored until now have been fictional characters. Meredith Bergmann’s vision for the sculpture features...
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Kimberly Dole
November 07, 2019 - 6:37 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested a man in Central Park accused to attempting to rob a woman of her Apple AirPods and money, officials said Wednesday. According to police, when walking in the North Woods of Central Park, 56-year-old Jack Darden approached a 31-year-old woman from behind and...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 21, 2019 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Central Park has 23 statues of men who left their mark in history but not a single one honoring the accomplishments of a woman. That will change after a city commission voted Monday to erect a monument depicting three pioneers in the fight for women's rights: Susan B. Anthony,...
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Kimberly Dole
October 21, 2019 - 1:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/ AP) -- New York City has approved a Central Park monument featuring - for the first time - accomplished women. A city commission voted Monday to pay tribute to three civil rights pioneers: Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Sojourner Truth. Currently, the famous park...
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Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman was robbed at knifepoint in Central Park Thursday morning, police say. The incident occurred in the park between 101st and 102nd streets at approximately 7:25 a.m. Police say the theif took the victim's purse and an i-phone. The suspect was wearing a red bandana and...
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Andrew Weber
September 18, 2019 - 11:12 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – An anonymous runner sent a letter thanking two police officers who saved him when he went into cardiac arrest while running a race in Central Park. On Sunday, Sept. 15, at about 9:30 a.m., officers Benjamin Beiro and Nicholas Noto responded a 911 call of an unconscious man...
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Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Thousands of Taylor Swift fans stood in line on Fifth Avenue awaiting her Thursday morning performance on Good Morning America. First in line waited 23 hours to see @taylorswift13 @1010WINS pic.twitter.com/MqXqoUxCTC — glenn schuck (@glennschuck) August 22, 2019 The popular...
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August 10, 2019 - 4:13 pm
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in the death of a man whose body was found in Central Park earlier this week.
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Suspects in robbery pattern
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Andrew Weber
August 09, 2019 - 9:48 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The NYPD are searching for a group of young men behind a violent robbery in Central Park and two other hold-ups that took place in the early morning hours Wednesday. The first was on Lafayette Street in Lower Manhattan. A 25-year-old man was punched and kicked. His attacker...
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Kimberly Dole
July 31, 2019 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Taylor Swift revealed on Wednesday that she will be performing a concert in Central Park on August 22. She made the announcement Wednesday morning on GMA on a taped video that played in Times Square. August 22nd. Central Park. @taylorswift13 performance. “CALM” ISN’T ON THE...
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