John Montone

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

Police and ambulances arrive on the scene outside a Jersey City Walgreens, where a police officer was killed in the line of duty July 13, 2014. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Jersey City Cop In Trouble For Allegedly Posting False Claims About Gang Retaliation

A Jersey City police officer who authorities said was gunned down on Sunday will be posthumously promoted to detective, Mayor Steven Fulop said Wednesday.

07/16/2014

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Radio Free Montone: My Final Blog…From Here

The rooms are almost barren but for boxes of our belongings. No pictures on the walls, no family photo albums on the coffee table.

07/11/2014

MTA chairman Thomas Prendergast meets with members of the New York Congressional delegation on July 9, 2014 about a potential Long Island Rail Road strike. (credit: MTA/Twitter)

Congress Will Not Intervene In Contract Dispute To Prevent LIRR Strike

Lawmakers said they have no plans to get involved with the contract dispute and urged the MTA and the unions to return to the bargaining table.

07/09/2014

The baby on the left was abandoned at the Columbus Circle subway station on July 7, 2014, police said. The woman on the right is suspected in her abandonment. (Credit: CBS 2/NYPD)

Police: Mom Charged With Abandoning Baby In Subway

Frankea Dabbs, 20, was arrested on charges of child abandonment and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17, police said.

07/08/2014

Fans' mood turned sour Tuesday at the U.S. ended up losing its eliminating World Cup match to Belgium. (Credit: CBS 2)

World Cup Fans Go Home With Heads Hanging As U.S. Loses To Belgium

Tim Howard did his best to keep the Belgians at bay, deflecting shot after shot. He kept the game scoreless until it went into extra time, but fans were dejected as Team USA went on to lose.

07/01/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Everyone Is Right…Until They’re Wrong

So many people are in the know these days.

06/27/2014

World Cup fans at Legends Bar in New York City on June 26, 2014. (credit: Weijia Jiang/CBS 2)

World Cup Fever Sweeps NYC As Fans Watch USA’s 1-0 Loss To Germany

Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing.

06/26/2014

Danielle Selig, 44. (Credit DCPI)

Police Find Non-Verbal Woman With Down Syndrome Who Went Missing In Brooklyn

A woman with Down syndrome who went missing over the weekend following a doctor’s appointment in downtown Brooklyn has been found.

06/23/2014

Israel Kass' set up in his car that enables him to listen to 1010 WINS. (credit: Israel Kass)

Radio Free Montone: The Things We Do For WINS

Give us 22 minutes and we’ll give you the world — anywhere you are!

06/20/2014

Noel Estevez (credit: CBS 2)

Boy Charged With Murder In Stabbing Death Of Bronx Classmate Remanded Without Bail

A 14-year-old boy charged with murder in the stabbing death of another 14-year-old student during a fight outside a Bronx middle school was remanded without bail following a court appearance Thursday.

06/19/2014

Police say Bryan McMenamin escaped custody in Queens. (credit: NYPD)

Drug Suspect Who Escaped Police Custody In Queens Arrested In Manhattan

Around 7 p.m. Monday, Bryan McMenamin, 38, who had been arrested for selling drugs, somehow got away and jumped into a vehicle at 59th Street and Cooper Avenue in Glendale, police said.

06/17/2014

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World Naked Bike Ride Coming To Brooklyn

The clothing-optional event will get underway at Grand Ferry Park in Williamsburg at 6 p.m. Friday.

06/13/2014

California Chrome #2, ridden by Victor Espinoza,during the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Another Year, Another Belmont Bust

I’ll take Pumpkin over California Chrome any day.

06/13/2014

Goalkeeper Tim Howard of the United States signs autographs after their training session at Sao Paulo FC on June 11, 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Let The Games Begin! All Eyes On Brazil For Start Of World Cup

Brazil has won 15 of its last 16 games and heads into the World Cup as a favorite to win the title, but there’s no easy opener at the sport’s marquee event.

06/12/2014

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