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How Secure Are Your Passwords? New Yorkers Talk Security, PW Tricks

Passwords should ideally be 14-25 characters in length with a mix of capital and lowercase letters, numbers and symbols and never to use the same password twice, 1010 WINS’ John Montone reported.

08/08/2014

Barnegat Bay (John Montone/1010 WINS)

Radio Free Montone: Grow A Lawn, Kill A Bay

I spend a great deal of time in Barnegat Bay kayaking, canoeing, boating and swimming. If it dies, a part of me will die with it. And I won’t be alone.

08/08/2014

Backyard view of explosion in Port Washington. (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fire Officials: Deadly Port Washington Explosion Appears To Be Deliberate

Authorities are investigating what caused a massive explosion at a single-family house in Nassau County that killed one person and injured five firefighters.

08/06/2014

Emergency room sign at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.

08/05/2014

(L-R) Actors Tara Reid and Ian Ziering, at Fathom Events Presents The Premiere Of The Asylum And Syfy's 'Sharknado' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on August 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: New Yorkers Weigh In On ‘Sharknado 2′

I couldn’t have done it without Toni-Roni, Raji, Mohamed and Mike.

08/01/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo May Face Federal Probe For Office’s Involvement With Moreland Commission

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara has reportedly warned Cuomo about having contact with former members of the now-defunct Moreland Commission after some voiced their support for the governor’s handling of the anti-corruption panel.

07/31/2014

(L-R) Actors Tara Reid and Ian Ziering, at Fathom Events Presents The Premiere Of The Asylum And Syfy's 'Sharknado' at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live on August 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

‘Sharknado’ Sequel Sinks Its Teeth Into Big Apple

Batten down the hatches! A new kind of “natural disaster” is about to take a big bite out of the Big Apple.

07/30/2014

Charles Mozdir, 32, was killed in a shootout with law enforcement officers in the West Village on Monday, July 28. Three law enforcement officers were wounded. (Credit: CBS 2)

US Marshals Injured In West Village Shootout Released From Hospital

Both U.S. marshals injured in a shootout with a wanted fugitive have been released from the hospital as new details emerge on what led authorities to find the suspect at a West Village smoke shop.

07/29/2014

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G Subway Line Shuts Down For 5 Weeks For Superstorm Sandy Repairs

The MTA said there will be no service between the Nassau Avenue station in Greenpoint and Court Square in Long Island City until Sept. 2.

07/25/2014

A child holds up a sign outside of the Bethel Baptist Church before the funeral for Eric Garner on July 23. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Taking Sides In Eric Garner’s Death

Sides have been chosen and that is as regrettable as it was predictable.

07/25/2014

Vandals have struck parked cars in Glendale, Queens, accusing their drivers of having poor parking skills. (Credit: CBS 2)

Queens Neighbors Furious At Vandal Calling Out ‘Bad’ Parking Jobs

You know how hard it is to find a spot if you park in the city, but now, a vandal in Queens has begun lashing out at drivers for their parking skills.

07/23/2014

Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold

Sharpton To Officers In Eric Garner Case: ‘When Does Your Morality Kick In?’

The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.

07/23/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: Review Of Officer Training Coming In Wake Of Eric Garner’s Death

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ensured that a full investigation and new training for officers will be launched following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by an officer during an arrest on Staten Island last week.

07/22/2014

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Radio Free Montone: Jersey City Cop Killer Was A THUG

Had I been reporting the story, I would not have mentioned his name there — by denying him what he craved most. In fact, when I returned to work Wednesday morning I took to referring to the cold-blooded cop killer as the THUG.

07/18/2014

A vigil is set up in the Tompkinsville section of Staten Island after a man died in police custody while being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Dies During Arrest For Allegedly Selling Illegal Cigarettes On Staten Island

A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.

07/17/2014

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