Man suspected of anti-Semitic vandalism
Andrew Weber
June 12, 2019 - 8:23 am
Police are searching for a man who spray painted an anti-Semitic message on the façade of a medical office building in Harlem.
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Suspect in burning of gay pride flags
June 05, 2019 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A man walked outside the Alibi Lounge on 7th Avenue in Harlem and set fire to two gay pride flags outside marking June at gay pride month. There was no damage to the building and nobody was injured. This happened early last Friday morning and there is video of the suspect...
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2007 file photo shows Frank Lucas, the man Denzel Washington portrayed in the film "American Gangster," in New York. The Harlem drug kingpin whose life became the basis for the 2007 movie “American Gangster” has died. Frank Lucas was 88. His nephew Aldwan Lassiter confirms Lucas died Thursday, May 30, 2019 in New Jersey, where he had lived for years. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
May 31, 2019 - 10:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lucas, the former Harlem drug kingpin whose life and lore inspired the 2007 movie "American Gangster," has died, a relative said Friday. Lucas, who was 88, died Thursday in New Jersey, nephew Aldwan Lassiter said. Lucas had been in declining health, according to his former...
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Adam Warner
May 19, 2019 - 5:19 pm
Two 13-year-old girls who were arrested in Harlem this weekend are accused of running a group of 10 to 20 violent robbers that have targeted victims across upper Manhattan, the NYPD says.
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May 08, 2019 - 6:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Six people, including four children, were killed in a fire at a NYCHA building in Harlem Wednesday morning. Authorities say the fire started at approximately 1:40 a.m. on the fifth floor of the Frederick Samuels Houses on Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard. The six dead...
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Pete Buttigieg
Kelsey Kremer/The Register
April 29, 2019 - 7:15 am
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is stepping up his outreach to African Americans by meeting with a leading civil rights activist, the Rev. Al Sharpton.
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April 24, 2019 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A game of dice in Harlem may have turned deadly. Police say 40-year-old Thomas White was shot dead early Wednesday morning on West 119th Street near Malcolm X Boulevard. Sources tell 1010 WINS that a large sum of cash was found on victim and nearby were some dice and some...
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Susan Richard
April 14, 2019 - 5:00 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) What do science and art have in common? Way more than you might think, and now a new Harlem-based group is using that connection to encourage more young people of color in New York City to expand their interest in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and...
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NYPD dirt bike
Adam Warner
April 08, 2019 - 2:08 pm
An NYPD officer crashed on a confiscated dirt bike in Harlem Sunday evening as he was taking it to a precinct.
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Reports say an open air drug market is being run just steps away from Central Park.
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Mike Montone
March 25, 2019 - 11:22 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An open air drug market is operating just steps from Central Park, the New York Post reports. RELATED: Accused drug dealer arrested in Massapequa man’s overdose death | Mapping System Will Help Nassau Cops Bust Drug Dealers, Prevent Overdoses | Feds charge Rikers Island...
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