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Demonstrators stage die-in on sidewalk in front of a McDonald's at Amsterdam and 71st. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Fast Food Workers Rally For Higher Wages In NYC

Fast food workers are rallying this morning for a $15 hourly wage in what they’re calling their largest mobilization.

04/15/2015

Assemblyman Paul Moriarty (credit: njleg.state.nj.us)

NJ Lawmaker Pushing For Stiffer ‘Swatting’ Penalties Becomes Target Of Hoax

Assemblyman Paul Moriarty was sitting in his Gloucester County home Saturday afternoon when he suddenly got a call from police.

04/14/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Majority Of NJ Voters Don’t See Gov. Christie As A ‘Good Fit’ For Oval Office

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading north to New Hampshire Tuesday for a work week full of speeches and tours, but back at home, poll numbers are headed south.

04/14/2015

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Tanker Truck Crashes In Rahway, NJ

A tanker truck that crashed and hit parked cars in Rahway, New Jersey, has closed W. Inman Avenue between Jefferson and Madison avenues.

04/14/2015

FILE -- Hillary Clinton (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Officially Enters Presidential Race

The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state launched her campaign Sunday with her campaign manager John Podesta emailing supporters and others.

04/12/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Christie At Town Hall: Don’t Expect My Political Style To Ever Be ‘Vanilla’

The potential Republican presidential contender will hold what his office says is his 134th town hall event Tuesday at the Old Bridge High School gymnasium in Matawan.

04/07/2015

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New Jersey Posts Details Of $225M Exxon Settlement On Website

The proposed settlement is now open for 60 days of public comment. The settlement needs to be approved by a judge.

04/06/2015

Korean Union United Methodist Church (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Authorities: 14 Hurt In Ceiling Collapse At Rahway Church

Churchgoers were in the middle of a song at around 1:20 p.m. Sunday at the Korean Union United Methodist Church when they heard a cracking sound from above, witnesses said.

04/05/2015

FILE -- Gowanus Canal (credit: Getty Images)

NY Proposes Continuing Cleanup Along Gowanus Canal

State officials say National Grid, former site owner, will pay for the cleanup that includes building a sealed wall along the western shoreline of the Gowanus Canal and removing coal tar that accumulates.

04/05/2015

The man in the window, who is confirmed to be an NYPD detective, berated an Uber driver seen from the back. (Credit: via YouTube)

Federation Of Taxi Drivers Calls For Firing Of Detective In Confrontation With Uber Driver

At first the Fernando Mateo, head of the taxi drivers federation, was willing to cut Det. Patrick Cherry some slack.

04/04/2015

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McDonald’s Workers, Supporters Protest For Higher Wages In Chelsea

McDonald’s employees and supporters protested for a larger wage increase in New York City Saturday.

04/04/2015

The famous T206 Honus Wagner baseball card (Photo by Chris Hondros/Newsmakers)

Bids Reach Over $1M For 1909 T206 Honus Wagner Card

For baseball card collectors, it’s the Holy Grail.

04/04/2015

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (credited: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

JFK Runway Closure Could Jam Up New York Skies This Summer, Experts Warn

A runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport will soon close for about five months, causing a potential traffic jam in the skies above New York City this summer.

04/03/2015

Jean Green Dorsey stands outside Stonehenge Village in August 2014  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Upper West Side Apt Building’s Policy Barring Low-Paying Tenants From Using Gym May Be Discriminatory

According to tenant Jean Green Dorsey’s complaint, the rent-regulated tenants excluded from the gym are largely over 65, while market-rate tenants aren’t.

04/03/2015

The Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck near the top of its first climb on March 29, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Coney Island Cyclone Gets Stuck On First Public Ride Of Season

Photos and video from the scene show workers helping riders walk down to safety.

03/29/2015

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