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David Caplan
August 30, 2019 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Former Mets second baseman Wally Backman, was arrested Friday on Long Island following a domestic incident with a woman, officials said. Police in Riverhead in Suffolk County responded to a call of a domestic dispute at a home there at 7:42 a.m., police chief David...
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Andrew Weber
August 27, 2019 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A man allegedly fired three shots after a dispute with landscapers on the shared campus of two Long Island schools Tuesday morning, police confirm. The shooting ooccured on the grounds of a Roosevelt, Long Island school campus, which houses both a middle school and a high...
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Andrew Weber
August 23, 2019 - 7:08 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Storms pelted the New York City area Thursday night, causing power outages and a partial building collapse on Long Island. Strong winds and lightning from the thunderstorms took down trees and wires, leading to over 40,000 PSEG Long Island customers losing power. The greatest...
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August 17, 2019 - 11:07 am
A racehorse expert who helped train Triple Crown winner Secretariat and had ties to Saudi royals is accused of abusing a teenager while producing child pornography.
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Kimberly Dole
August 16, 2019 - 6:04 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An 11-count superseding indictment was unsealed in federal court in Central Islip charging several alleged members and associates of the Bloods street gang with multiple crimes for distributing narcotics on Long Island. As alleged in court filings, between approximately...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:21 pm
TUCKAHOE, N.Y. (1010 WINS/AP) -- A plastic surgeon, who works in Manhattan and lives on Long Island, was jailed on multiple weapons charges after police responding to reported threats against his wife in Westchester County found five loaded assault rifles, three handguns and body armor in his car...
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August 08, 2019 - 9:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – All Long Island University campuses will be closed on Thursday due to a threat made against the school, officials say. In a statement posted on their websites , LIU says the FBI advised the University of a “non-specific threat they do not deem credible,” but they're being...
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August 03, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Jones Beach State Park on Long Island is celebrating its 90th birthday by reducing parking from $10 to 50 cents per car.
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Kimberly Dole
July 31, 2019 - 9:12 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Sufolk County Police say three children ages ranging from 9 to 13 years old were hit by a vehicle in Long Island Wednesday morning, Police say that a 9-year-old, a 13-year-old and their 12-year old cousin were struck at the corner of Sunrise Highway and Straight Path in...
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David Caplan
July 30, 2019 - 2:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 25-year-old Long Island woman was in a Suffolk County court Tuesday to face charges for an alleged murder-for-hire plot, in which she sought to have her estranged husband's mother-in-law and his five-year-old daughter with another woman killed, in order to get him back...
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