Washington Heights

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October 05, 2018 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP/1010 WINS) -- New York City health officials are investigating a second cluster of Legionnaires' disease in the same Manhattan neighborhood where more than 20 people were infected with the disease in July. The Health Department said Friday that eight people in lower Washington Heights...
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September 22, 2018 - 1:56 pm
A man was found stabbed to death in Washington Heights early Saturday, police confirmed.
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Firefighters in upper Manhattan scrub graffiti for the second time this week.
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August 31, 2018 - 3:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010WINS) -- Once again, authorities are investigating anti-Semitic graffiti this time scrawled on FDNY property in Washington Heights. It's the second time this week that it's happened, and police believe it's the same person who struck in Inwood. Hateful vandal strikes again in...
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August 27, 2018 - 11:35 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Someone defaced four city ambulances in Washington Heights over the weekend. They were parked at EMS Station 13 on 172nd Street. Police say swastikas were spray painted on them and an anti-Semitic remark was scratched into the metal. A man in his 30s or 40s was seen running...
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 Drugs and syringe for Legionnaires' disease.
Dreamstime
July 13, 2018 - 8:48 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- We're up to 11 cases of Legionnaires disease in and around Washington Heights and the city health department is doing what it can to keep that number from climbing. There was a community meeting about the outbreak on Thursday night. People filled the pews at St. Luke's AME...
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July 12, 2018 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Legal papers claim an FDNY inspector in the investigation into a movie set fire in Washington Heights in March that killed firefighter Michael Davidson was removed from the case for suggesting a possible cover-up. The Daily News reports investigator Scott Specht claims he...
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July 12, 2018 - 8:51 am
NEW YORK (1010WINS) -- The New York City Department of Health & Hygiene is testing water from all cooling tower systems in the area of a legionnaires' cluster in Lower Washington Heights. A community meeting was held at 7 p.m. Thursday at Saint Luke’s AME Church located at 1872 Amsterdam Ave...
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Dreamstime
April 15, 2018 - 4:41 pm
A civilian and two firefighters were injured Sunday when a fire broke out in a Washington Heights apartment building.
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Washington Heights residents mistook a raccoon for a tiger.
Dreamstime
April 13, 2018 - 7:35 am
There are people in New York who come from places where marauding tigers are an actual problem, but it's safe to assume that they're not the ones who were calling 911 on Thursday about a tiger on the loose in Washington Heights.
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Dreamstime
March 05, 2018 - 7:30 am
If you live in the city you can learn to deal with noise, but some neighborhoods are noisier than others.
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