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Hundreds Head To The Shore For The Holiday Weekend

It’s a weekend of fun in the sun and sand for many in our area, but before you head to the shore, there are some tips that will help keep you and your family safe on the water.

07/03/2015

Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Interview: Executive Producer Amy Kule Previews Macy’s Fourth Of July Fireworks Spectacular

1010 WINS spoke with the executive producer of the show just one day before the dazzling display is set to hit the skies over the East River.

07/03/2015

Man found engulfed in flames at Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn

Man Suffers Serious Injuries In Brooklyn After Becoming Engulfed In Flames

It was an alarming scene for residents in the neighborhood who heard shrilling screams from the park.

07/03/2015

A suspect is seen rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

NYPD: Wheelchair-Bound Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested

Police have arrested a man who they say robbed a bank in Queens while in a wheelchair.

07/03/2015

Fireworks seized by FDNY Fire Marshals in 2014 (Credit: FDNY Bureau of Fire Investigation)

NYPD Steps Up Patrols For Illegal Fireworks Across New York City

Chief of Patrol Carlos Gomez said more boots will be on the ground and eyes in the sky.

07/03/2015

Elisa Pellino

Long Island Woman Accused Of Leaving Racist Voicemail On Church Phone Pleads Not Guilty

Pastor Sallie Lloyd said the voicemail included a racial epithet and because of the recent racially-motivated shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, she called police.

07/03/2015

Brooklyn robbery suspect

Police: Men In Suits Forced Woman To Withdraw Thousands From Bank In Brooklyn

As the first suspect drove, authorities said the men ordered the victim to contact her bank.

07/03/2015

Greek newlyweds stranded in NYC

Honeymoon Nightmare: Greek Couple Stranded In NYC Due To Debt Crisis Back Home

Banks in Greece are freezing accounts as the country deals with the debt crisis.

07/03/2015

Surveillance images of three suspects who police said robbed a man on Coney Island on June 15, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 3 Suspects Sought In Coney Island Robbery

Police are trying to identify three suspects who they said attacked and robbed a man on Coney Island.

07/03/2015

FILE - A field sobriety test on a driver during a DWI checkpoint. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Road Patrols Stepped Up In New York Over Holiday Weekend

State troopers say drivers this Fourth of July weekend can expect to see sobriety checkpoints and DWI patrols.

07/03/2015

Police investigating after a livery cab driver was found shot and killed in Brooklyn on June 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Suspect Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Brooklyn Livery Cab Driver

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting of a livery cab driver who was found dead in the front seat of a car in Brooklyn.

07/03/2015

A suspect is seen rolling down the street in a wheelchair after allegedly robbing a bank in Astoria, Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Radio Free Montone: Yay, Bad Guys!

Admit it. Sometimes you root for the bad guys.

07/03/2015

Elisa Pellino

Suffolk Police: Woman Left Racist Voicemail On Church Phone In Amityville

Suffolk County police said the pastor of New Hope Institutional Baptist Church on Harrison Avenue called police to report a racist message left on a church phone on July 1.

07/02/2015

Thomas Knox offers a 'Date While You Wait' in the subway. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Offers Speed Date While You Wait In Subway

In a city where time is of the essence and multitasking is a must, a Brooklyn man has found a way to look for a love connection while waiting for the subway.

07/02/2015

A closed rest stop (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Before You Hit The Road, Beware Of Ghost Rest Stops

The old adage “no rest for the weary” couldn’t be more true if you’re traveling by car this summer.

07/02/2015