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October 01, 2019 - 1:05 pm
( 1010 WINS ) – Residents of New York City who use terms like “illegal alien” could face a quarter-million-dollar fine, officials say. The city’s Commission on Human Rights announced late last week that people who use such terms “with intent to demean, humiliate or harass a person” or who harass...
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CBS News
September 24, 2019 - 11:02 am
A 5-year-old girl was rescued after her father dragged her with him and jumped in front of New York City subway train Monday, CBS New York reports. Video shows good Samaritans reaching for the child and pulling her out safely. According to the NYPD, the 45-year-old man was holding his daughter and...
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August 20, 2019 - 7:57 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state, New York City, Connecticut and Vermont sued the federal government Tuesday over new Trump administration rules blocking green cards for many immigrants who use public assistance including Medicaid, food stamps and housing vouchers. The states and city join a...
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Rebekah Sager
July 15, 2019 - 8:27 am
NEW YORK — A power outage may have crippled Manhattan Sunday evening, but it didn't break the spirit of New Yorkers, and visiting tourists. As Broadways audiences and concert-goers spilled into the streets, spontaneous eruptions of improvisational performances could be seen and heard around the...
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July 10, 2019 - 7:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Construction workers sounded air horns above crowds chanting "USA! USA!" on Wednesday as the U.S. women's national soccer team reigned supreme once again in New York City's Canyon of Heroes. It was four years ago to the day that crowds tossed heaps of confetti to celebrate the team...
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June 10, 2019 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK — The pilot killed Monday when his helicopter slammed into the roof of a New York City skyscraper was not authorized to fly in limited visibility, according to his pilot certification, raising questions about why he took off in fog and steady rain. Tim McCormack, 58, was only certified to...
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Helicopter in the Hudson
May 15, 2019 - 12:15 pm
( WCBS 880 ) — A helicopter went down in the Hudson River Wednesday afternoon. Police say the helicopter, which is operated by BLADE, fell short of a landing pad in Manhattan and slipped in the waterway near West 30th Street and the West Side Highway. UPDATE: a helicopter fell short of the landing...
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April 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
A new restaurant has opened in Manhattan that has people angling for more.
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Pillow fight, Washington Square Park, New York City
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April 08, 2019 - 7:57 am
(1010 WINS) -- Hundreds of people armed with fluffy weapons descended on Washington Square Park to celebrate the annual International Pillow Fight Day on Saturday. Fighters of all ages joined the out-of-bedroom melee, some even dressed the part in costumes and pajamas. Mattress Firm, this year's...
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