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1010 WINS: UES School Disinfected After Legionnaires’ Bacteria Discovered In Cooling Tower

An Upper East Side school has been closed because testing revealed low levels of Legionnaire’s in a cooling tower.

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Hanksy' Donald Trump mural on Orchard Street. (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

NYC Street Artist Paints Mural Of Donald Trump As ‘Giant Pile Of S—‘

One street artist is dumping on Donald Trump.

08/28/2015

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City To Put In $100 Million To Prevent Flooding In Lower Manhattan

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.

08/27/2015

Iran Nuclear Deal Protest

Dueling Rallies Held In NYC Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Midday gatherings both for and against the Iran nuclear deal were held outside the offices of fence-sitting members of Congress.

08/26/2015

Several people were hurt when a bus crashed into a building in Rego Park, Queens on Aug. 24, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

9 Injured When Bus Crashes Into Building In Rego Park

The incident took place at around 2:20 p.m. at 63rd Avenue near Woodhaven Boulevard in Rego Park.

08/24/2015

Tonya Boisseau has been threatened with eviction from her public housing apartment for keeping five dogs. (Credit: CBS2)

East Harlem Woman With 5 Dogs Fights NYCHA Eviction Threat

The city has ordered an East Harlem woman to get rid of her dogs or leave her apartment, and the woman said she should not be forced to make such a choice.

08/24/2015

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NJ Transportation Officials Unveil Plans For Increased Ridership, Traffic During Papal Visit

Thousands of passengers are expected to take NJ TRANSIT to make their way to the Pontiff’s public mass in Philadelphia.

08/13/2015

Bronx Sen. Jeff Klein introducing legislation to combat synthetic marijuana. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Calling For Tougher Penalties To Combat Sales Of Synthetic Marijuana

Lawmakers in New York are calling for tougher penalties for people who are caught selling synthetic marijuana.

08/12/2015

Jon Stewart's run on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" began in 1999. (credit: Rick Kern/Getty Images for Comedy Central)

Jon Stewart Says Farewell To ‘The Daily Show’

Jon Stewart says goodbye on Thursday, after 16 years on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” that established him as America’s foremost satirist of politicians and the media.

08/06/2015

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Uniformed Firefighters Association, City Reach Agreement On 7-Year Contract

The contract still needs to be ratified by the union’s 8,000 members.

08/06/2015

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Water Main Break In Cliffside Park Affects About 36,000 Customers

Three Bergen County towns were under a boil water advisory Wednesday night, hours after a water main ruptured in Cliffside Park.

08/05/2015

The scene of a shooting in Red Hook, Brooklyn. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Police ID Suspect In Red Hook Shooting That Claimed Life Of Unborn Child

The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. in the Red Hook section of the borough.

08/04/2015

Toy guns are seen on a table as State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announces that retailers have agreed to halt the sales of life-like toy guns in New York on Aug. 3, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Retailers To Pay New York $300,000 In Toy Gun Settlement

Retailers including Wal-Mart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to halt the sales of life-like toy guns in New York.

08/03/2015

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NYC Officials: Third Person With Legionnaires’ Disease In South Bronx Has Died

The Health Department said a third location, the Opera House Hotel, has tested positive for the bacteria Legionella.

07/31/2015

Severe weather took out a tree on East 29th Street and Clarendon Rd in Brooklyn. (Credit: pjudelson)

Severe Weather Unleashes Floods, Takes Out Trees, Leaves Many In Dark

Severe weather took down trees in the Bayside, Bay Terrace, and Whitestone sections of Queens on Thursday.

07/30/2015

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