John Montone

Heavy Memorial Day traffic moves southbound along I-95 May 22, 2015. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Millions Hit The Road For Memorial Day Weekend

Tens of millions of drivers will be behind the wheel this Memorial Day weekend.

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USS San Antonio approaches the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Fleet Week Kicks Off With Parade Of Ships Down Hudson River

Fleet Week 2015 officially kicked off Wednesday with a parade of ships down the Hudson River.

05/20/2015

A coyote (credit: ClipArt.com)

Small Dog Recovering After Fighting Off Coyote In Saddle River

The small dog fought with the coyote and escaped, police said. It was taken to an animal hospital and is recovering with its family.

05/19/2015

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‘Dad Bod’ Is Latest Trend For Men

“Dad bod” is the trending term for men’s bodies with just a little bit of a gut, but not considered overweight.

05/15/2015

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Excellence Is In Short Supply

I’m going to sound my age now, but tough. When I was a teenager and I had a job, I did that job right. Even if I didn’t like the job.

05/15/2015

Visitors to Central Park on May 10, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Surveillance Video Shows More Than A Dozen Teens Rob Couple In Central Park

Visitors to Central Park remain on edge following 3 violent muggings over the weekend.

05/11/2015

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

Radio Free Montone: A Week In The Life Of An All News Radio Reporter

On 1010 WINS, the news watch never stops. Here’s a weeks worth of my contributions.

05/08/2015

Officers outside funeral home for wake of slain NYPD Officer Brian Moore. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Thousands Pay Final Respects At Wake Of Fallen NYPD Officer Brian Moore

Family, friends and police officers from all of the world are gathering at a Long Island funeral home to pay their respects to NYPD Officer Brian Moore.

05/07/2015

A Delta Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, intended for LaGuardia, had to make an emergency landing at Charleston International Airport in South Carolina due to smoke in the cockpit. (Credit: CBS2)

Passengers Arrive At LGA After Emergency Landing, Frightening Flight From Ft. Lauderdale

Delta passengers arrived at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday, after their original flight had to make an emergency landing.

05/07/2015

NYPD Officer Brian Moore (credit: NYPD)

Funeral For NYPD Officer Brian Moore Scheduled For Friday

The 25-year-old officer died Monday, two days after being shot in the head while sitting in an unmarked squad car in Queens.

05/05/2015

Times Square billboards (Credit: CBS2)

Obama Administration: Times Square’s Iconic Billboards Must Be Removed Or Else

You can call it a bureaucratic blunder … or a Washington blooper.

05/05/2015

NYPD Officer Brian Moore (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Officer Dies 2 Days After Being Shot In Queens

He was removed from life support at 11:15 a.m. Monday, sources said.

05/04/2015

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Radio Free Montone: John Dislikes Social Media

I tweet and I post on Facebook, but I often wonder why.

05/01/2015

Protesters clash with New York City police in a demonstration in solidarity with those protesting the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Officials Defend Handling Of Demonstrations

Some activists and elected officials are criticizing the NYPD’s handling of protests over the death of a Baltimore man critically injured in police custody.

04/30/2015

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Sources Say Deal Reached To Decriminalize Minor Offenses In NYC

Major changes will indeed be coming to quality of life law enforcement in New York City, sources told CBS2 on Tuesday.

04/28/2015

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