John Montone

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Reviewing Video Showing Cops Punching Man During Arrest At Brooklyn Target

Two police officers can be seen in the video punching Brissett as a crowd gathered and more police arrive.

14 hours ago

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Company: Make Money Off Your Car While You’re Away On Vacation

Paul, from Red Bank, said he might consider renting his car, but with certain stipulations.

07/24/2015

People try to beat the heat on July 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Radio Free Montone: Garbagoo

Not since “disco rice,” had someone so uniquely described just how unpleasant a task hauling household trash can be during a heat wave.

07/24/2015

Con Edison crews making repairs after heat overloaded power lines, leading to temporary outages around parts of New York City on July 20, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Manhole Explodes In Brooklyn As Storms, Heat Hit Tri-State Area

Con Edison crews worked overnight to make repairs to the system, including fixing power lines that became so overheated, they caught on fire.

07/21/2015

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Fortunato’s Fortress Is Gone

1010 WINS’ John Montone looks back at his grandfather or nonno, Fortunato Missaggia, who built his house brick-by-brick in the early 1950s.

07/17/2015

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study Finds NYC Worst City To Drive

The study by WalletHub.com calculated traffic delays, the likelihood of having an accident, gas prices and parking rates.

07/16/2015

The NJ TRANSIT board votes on fare hikes and service cuts on July 15, 2015, in Newark. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NJ TRANSIT Board Approves Fare Hikes

A monthly ticket will increase 9 percent, from $440 to $480.

07/15/2015

Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr on left, wife Esau at podium discussing settlement (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eric Garner’s Family On $5.9 Million Settlement: Don’t Congratulate Us, This Is Not A Victory

“Don’t congratulate us. This is not a victory,” Garner’s mother Gwen Carr said. “The victory will come when we get justice.”

07/14/2015

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Has Anyone Seen My Lokai?

If miracle diets and baldness cures worked, I’d be one chiseled stud with thick black hair. I’m not.

07/10/2015

Jason Pierre-Paul (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

JPP Facing 6-Week Recovery From Broken Thumb, Finger Amputation

The amputation could hasten his return from a fireworks accident, and it seems there’s a chance the Giants’ two-time Pro Bowler will be ready to play Week 1 in Dallas.

07/09/2015

Uber (Credit: CBS2)

Poll: Most New Yorkers Surveyed Prefer Uber To Yellow Taxis

A survey of 200 New Yorkers conducted for a taxi medallion group found the app-based car service tops yellow taxis.

07/08/2015

Pearl River residents have been terrorized by this black cat. (Credit Margaret Teligades-Soldano via Facebook)

Run-Ins With Aggressive Black Cat Have Pearl River Residents On The Lookout

People in a suburban town got a strange reverse 911 call on Monday, telling them to be on the lookout for an aggressive animal that’s been attacking neighbors and pets.

07/06/2015

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

42 million Americans are expected to travel for the 4th of July weekend. (credit: CBS2)

AAA Predicts 42 Million Americans To Travel For 4th Of July Weekend

With Fourth of July landing on a Saturday this year, Thursday has become the big getaway day for travelers.

07/02/2015

College student David Karnauch took this selfie on an unauthorized section of the Brooklyn Bridge. (Credit: David Karnauch)

NYPD: Student’s Selfie High On Brooklyn Bridge Was ‘Irresponsible And Illegal’

A college student found his way onto an unauthorized area of the Brooklyn Bridge and took a selfie this past weekend, and police said his actions were “irresponsible and illegal.”

06/30/2015

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