Ann Mercogliano

A memorial to Henry Garcia: Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Sonia Rincon

Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver After Death Of 13-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy

Police said 13-year-old Henry Garcia was riding his bike on 20th Avenue in Bensonhurst and may have fallen off when he was run over by a green SUV.


Karyn Kay

Police: Manhattan Mom Was Reporting Son’s Seizure When Attacked

A teenager accused of killing his own mother in their Manhattan high-rise faced a judge Wednesday. Henry Wachtel seemed agitated as he heard the charge against him: Second-degree murder.


The brush fire left Dennis Krupski's business on Wading River Manor Road in shambles. (credit: Al Jones, 1010 WINS)

L.I. Wildfire Under Control; Gov. Cuomo Declares State Of Emergency For Suffolk Co.

“The situation is contained for the time being,” Cuomo said, adding he was “cautiously optimistic.” The governor also stated that the response was an example of a case where “government acted better than you could have expected.”


Donald Hughes (credit: handout via CBS 2)

Family: New Brunswick Pastor Killed While ‘Trying To Protect Everybody’

His stepdaughter said that Donald Hughes was shot while trying to close a door to apparently keep the suspect out of their Newark home after he attacked several children.


Mike Wallace (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Friends, Colleagues Remember CBS Newsman Mike Wallace

He didn’t just interview people. He interrogated them. Legendary CBS newsman Mike Wallace died over the weekend at the age of 93 and tributes have been pouring in for the “60 Minutes” pioneer.


Children decorate Easter eggs in Queens (credit: CBS 2)

Children Enjoy Sunny Weather, Outdoor Activities On Easter Weekend

Many children kicked off Easter weekend petting real-life bunnies, weighing in at about 20 pounds, at the Queens Zoo in Flushing Meadows Park.


This graphic was posted to some websites and web forums sympathetic to Al Qaeda, police said on Monday.

Investigators Looking For Source Of ‘Al Qaeda’ Graphic, Say No Imminent Threat Against NYC Found

Sources said that based on linguistic patterns and other postings by the same person or group of persons authorities believe the author is a well-funded Eqyptian. Experts are trying to discover if the threat is some call to action.


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Schools Chancellor Pressed For Answers On Mold Problem At Williamsburg Schools

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city did its job in handling a mold problem at two Williamsburg schools and that recent air tests “came back with a clean bill of health.”


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17 In New York Win Second Prize In Record Mega Millions

The winning Mega Millions tickets were sold in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland, but some Tri-State Area players also cashed in.


Tom Flake, Costco worker, bought $760 in Mega tickets for a 38-member office pool, at Linden Quick Mart in Lindenhurst (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Winning Numbers For $640 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Announced

The winning numbers are 2, 4, 23, 38, 46 and the Mega Ball is 23.


Quarterback Tim Tebow addresses the media as he is introduced as a New York Jet on Monday, March 26, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Tebow: ‘This Is Where I Want To Be’

Tim Tebow made his first appearance as a New York Jet at a news conference at the team’s training facility in New Jersey.


Bridgette Schneider and Anthony Lacertosa (credit: CBS 2)

Brother Of Groom Speaks Out On Fatal S.I. Stabbing

“He was the happiest at this moment in his life, ready to start his own life, start his own family,” said Joseph Lacertosa, the victim’s brother.



Local Commuters May Receive Tax Break On Transportation

Senator Charles Schumer said a mass transit tax benefit that expired last year was included in the Senate transportation bill overhauling federal highway and transit programs.


Ambulance Medication (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. EMTs Warn They’re Running Out Of Medication

“We expect before the middle of this month to run out of the medication that could stop a seizure which could be a life-threatening to a patient,” said EMT Bob Bauter.


Calvin Johnson (credit: CBS 2)

Family, Friends Remember Pizzeria Worker Shot On The Job

Calvin Johnson’s wife says he worked there for more than three decades. He was a father of six, with his youngest only 10-years-old.