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October 06, 2019 - 2:49 pm
A list of America’s 50 “most miserable” cities includes nine in New Jersey.
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Location of Summer Avenue fire
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Andrew Weber
October 02, 2019 - 8:10 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A two-alarm fire erupted in a Newark home Wednesday morning, killing one and injuring four others, according to authorities. The deceased man was found on the first floor. Newark Firefighters remove deceased male from Summer Avenue Fire today. Another male and three other...
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Elaine Younger, 11, and Tahvion Williams, 14, right, load water in their family's van at the Newark Health Department in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. Residents began picking up bottled water on Monday, days after elevated lead levels were found in homes where city-issued filters had been distributed months ago as part of an ongoing effort to combat contamination. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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September 23, 2019 - 3:09 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Sampling in hundreds of Newark homes exposed to lead in drinking water has found that up to 99 percent of city-issued water filters are working, city and state officials said Monday. Tests over the past several weeks were performed after water in two homes with lead pipes...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
September 14, 2019 - 5:05 pm
A shooting left two people dead and another person injured in Newark on Saturday, police said.
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August 31, 2019 - 12:32 pm
A federal judge has ruled that New Jersey's largest city won't have to expand its bottled water program to include pregnant women or families with young children who aren't directly affected by elevated lead levels in drinking water.
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Kimberly Dole
August 26, 2019 - 2:23 pm
NEWARK, N.J. — New Jersey officials announced that the city will receive a $120 million bond that will speed up the replacement of lead water removal of lead on a faster track. The money will cut the time to replace the 18,000 led pipes from eight to ten years, to 24-30 months. Mayor Ras Baraka...
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Kimberly Dole
August 24, 2019 - 11:53 am
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A correctional officer is dead in Newark after being trapped in a car police say. The officer identified as Omar Martin was killed early Saturday morning by a driver of a stolen Nissan involved in an active police chase. Holli Haerr/1010 Wins Officials report that...
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Elaine Younger, 11, and Tahvion Williams, 14, right, load water in their family's van at the Newark Health Department in Newark, N.J., Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. Residents began picking up bottled water on Monday, days after elevated lead levels were found in homes where city-issued filters had been distributed months ago as part of an ongoing effort to combat contamination. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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August 23, 2019 - 7:08 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Testing to see if city-issued filters are removing enough lead from Newark's water will last a few more weeks. The state Department of Environmental Protection said Friday 225 homes are being tested. That means residents in about 14,000 homes served by one water treatment plant...
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Kimberly Dole
August 19, 2019 - 11:29 am
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) – There will be at least another month of emergency bottled water being distributed, Mayor Ras Baraka said in an interview Sunday morning. This was the first indication given on the amount of time the 14,000 homes would continue to rely on alternate drinking water. “It’s...
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Robert Frank Williams
Essex County Prosecutor's Office
August 18, 2019 - 3:04 pm
A Newark man who is accused of sexually assault a 13-year-old also had mummified remains in his home, according to the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.
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