John Montone

Joe Girardi speaking with Mets manager Terry Collins (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Hot, Mets ‘Sizzling’ Heading Into Subway Series

The Mets are the talk of the town. But the Yankees could steal the back pages by denying the Amazin’s their franchise-record 12th straight win Friday night.

04/24/2015

Queens residents say they spotted a coyote roaming along a rooftop in Long Island City. (Credit: CBS2)

Radio Free Montone: A Coyote Walks Into A Bar

While coyotes are classified as omnivores meaning they will pick on plants and insects for an appetizer for their main course the menu consists of meat.

04/24/2015

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Police Probe Officers’ Shooting That Left Man Dead In Jamaica, Queens

Police say a man suspected of firing a gun inside a New York City bar was killed in a police-involved shooting after he fired at responding officers.

04/23/2015

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Multiple Dens Of Coyotes Spotted In Bergen County Community

It’s like a coyote village behind a home on Summit Street in Norwood, as four coyote dens were found in the wooded area of a backyard.

04/21/2015

Police investigate a shooting at College Avenue and East 166th Street in the Bronx. (credit: CBS2)

Violent Night: 12 People Wounded In Separate NYC Shootings

Investigators say the tally is a very large number and not typical.

04/19/2015

Ronda Rousey celebrates her victory over Cat Zingano in their UFC women's bantamweight championship bout during the UFC 184 event at Staples Center on February 28, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

UFC President On Bringing Professional MMA To New York: It’s Looking A Lot Better Now

A big UFC match in Newark this weekend is sparking excitement and new questions about New York’s ban on mixed martial arts.

04/17/2015

Close Up Of An Adult Female An Adult Male Nymph And Larva Tick Is Shown June 15 2001

Radio Free Montone: Ticks And Taxes

We are bombarded by bad news. For instance, ticks and taxes. One can kill us. The other? I dunno.

04/17/2015

No Catvcall Zone sign (Credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

‘No Catcall Zone’ Signs Pop Up Around Manhattan, Brooklyn

An apparel company is hoping to send a message of female empowerment on New York City streets.

04/16/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the rape of a woman in a Flatiron District bar. (Credit: NYPD)

Man Raped Woman In Flatiron Bar Restroom Stall, Police Say

Police on Monday were searching for a man who allegedly raped a 23-year-old woman in the restroom at a bar in the Flatiron District this past weekend.

04/13/2015

Fans line up to enter Citi Field before the Mets' home opener on April 13, 2015. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Mets, Fans Celebrate Home Opener At Citi Field

Die-hard Mets fans showed up at Citi Field around 9 a.m., four hours before Monday’s game against the Phillies.

04/13/2015

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Radio Free Montone: Shots Fired…Shrug

While questioning folks from different boroughs and neighborhoods about a report that says there has been a spike in murders this year, I was reminded just how commonplace the sound of gunfire has become.

04/10/2015

A water main break flooded 13th Street and Seventh Avenue on Wednesday, April 8. (Credit: Julianne Bond)

Crews Work To Restore West Village Water Main That Broke Wednesday Night

No. 1 and 2 train service has been restored after a water main break in the West Village halted service between Times Square and Chambers Street for hours.

04/09/2015

Josiah Morton, 4, was hit in the head with a brick on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Furious After Boy, 4, Is Hit By Thrown Brick On Staten Island

A man was facing charges Tuesday night for allegedly throwing a brick into a crowd and hitting a 4-year-old boy on Staten Island.

04/07/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: Homicide Rate Up 16 Percent In 2015

For a city that prides itself on low homicide rates, a 16 percent increase in murders in New York this year is a grim number.

04/07/2015

The first NYC Subway Series in 44 years Oct. 2000 (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Sports)

Radio Free Montone: Subway World Series

New York is home to two mediocre major league baseball teams which means the Yankees and Mets could meet in the World Series.

04/03/2015

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