Dominican Republic

JetBlue plane
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July 14, 2019 - 10:58 am
An “unusual odor” caused a JetBlue flight to be diverted to JFK Airport on Sunday morning.
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Dominican Republic
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John Montone
July 10, 2019 - 8:36 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A New Rochelle woman died while undergoing plastic surgery in the Dominican Republic. Alexandra Medina, 33, came down to the country for liposuction surgery after doctors in the United States told her she needed to lose weight first and stopped breathing and died during...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 18, 2019 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., talks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington. Schumer called on the U.S. government Sunday, June 30, to step up its efforts to investigate the deaths of Americans who traveled to the Dominican Republic and is asking the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to get involved. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 30, 2019 - 9:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat said Sunday that the U.S. government should step up efforts to investigate the deaths of at least eight Americans in the Dominican Republic this year. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should lend support to the FBI and local law...
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Kimberly Dole
June 24, 2019 - 10:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Long Island Pizzeria owner has become the 11th person to die under mysterious circumstances while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. Authorities confirmed that 56-year-old Vittorio Caruso died on June 17 but officials in Dominican Republic are denying any foul play...
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Kimberly Dole
June 19, 2019 - 7:20 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (1010 WINS/AP) -- The Dominican Republic's lead prosecutor says the shooting involving former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz in a nightclub on June 9 was a result of mistaken identity. Attorney General Jean Alain Rodriguez says Ortiz was not the target, that it was...
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Dominican Republic
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Andrew Weber
June 18, 2019 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — There has been another mysterious death of another American tourist in the Dominican Republic, bringing the total to eight since last year. The latest victim is 55-year-old Joseph Allen of Avenal, New Jersey. He was found dead in his room at the Terra Linda Resort lsat week...
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The Dominican Republic
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Andrew Weber
June 14, 2019 - 7:47 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police in the Dominican Republic are looking into the possibility that tourists that died mysteriously in the country were poisoned by counterfeit alcohol, the New York Post reports . The FBI is assisting and collecting blood samples to take to Quantico for analysis. The...
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David Ortiz
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Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police have made a second arrest in the shooting of retired Red Sox legend David Ortiz. The first man arrested, Eddy Feliz Garcia, was jumped by onlookers outside the nightclub in the Dominican Republic where the shooting happened. He’s reportedly confessed to playing a role...
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David Ortiz
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June 10, 2019 - 6:08 am
Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was hospitalized Monday following surgery for a gunshot wound after being ambushed by a man in a bar in his native Dominican Republic, authorities said.
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April 29, 2019 - 2:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Passengers headed to New York from the Dominican Republic were delayed on Sunday night after a reported medical emergency that some are calling a case of profiling. RELATED: Officials urge vaccination as measles cases hit highest total since 1994 Trump urges vaccinations to...
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