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Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Makes Its Debut In Kickoff To Holiday Season

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – The famed Rockefeller Center Christmas tree has been hoisted into place, ushering in the unofficial start of the holiday season in New York City. The 14-ton Norway spruce finished its 60-mile journey from Orange County on Friday night when it arrived at Rockefeller Plaza. The...
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Michael Bloomberg Preparing to Enter Democratic Presidential Primary: Report

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reportedly preparing to enter the Democratic presidential primary. According to the New York Times , Bloomberg is preparing to file paperwork in Alabama this week to designate himself as a candidate. The 77-year-old billionaire...
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Joyciline Jepkosgei Wins NYC Marathon Debut, Geoffrey Kamworor Takes Men's Title

NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) – The 49th annual TCS New York City Marathon kicked off Sunday morning, with some 50,000 runners racing through the five boroughs on a 26.2-mile course. Follow the race from start to finish on 1010 WINS! Listen live here . The runners couldn't ask for better weather for...
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Man Draws Inspiration From Daughter Who Died of Cancer to Run NYC Marathon

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Sunday marks the 49th running of the TCS New York City Marathon and one man from Connecticut tells us this year, he’s inspired by his young daughter who died of cancer. Jim McCaffrey tells WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond the part he is most looking forward to is also a highlight for...
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New Jersey Man's Genius Way to Beat NYC Traffic

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- As commuting gets tougher and tougher around the Tri-State area, more people are trying different alternatives. One New Jersey resident found his answer to the chaotic commute on the water. David Pike runs a specialty bus company, New York Trolley . "They are charter trolleys...
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Bernie Sanders Will Attend October 15th Debate Following Health Complications

NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS /AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, 78, will attend the Oct. 15 Democratic presidential debate, after his campaign announced Wednesday that his campaign had been halted "until further notice" after he had a heart procedure for a blocked artery. Sanders was...
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Mets' Pete Alonso Donates Custom Cleats To 9/11 Museum

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Mets star Pete Alonso donated a pair of his custom 9/11 cleats to the September 11th Memorial & Museum on Tuesday morning. The rookie first baseman originally wanted to get special caps for his teammates to wear during a home game on the 18th anniversary of the attacks,...
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'Bagel Boss Guy' Arrested for Drug Possession, Whines About Burger Served at Station

NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) — Viral sensation “Bagel Boss guy” Chris Morgan was nabbed on drug possession charges on Long Island, leading to an expletive-filled video tirade posted on Twitter early Tuesday about the poor quality of the hamburger he received while in police custody. He posted a video of...
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NFL Met With Antonio Brown Accuser For 10 Hours

A week after filing a civil lawsuit against Antonio Brown for sexual assault and rape, Britney Taylor met with the NFL on Monday. According to CNN , the meeting lasted about 10 hours, finishing at 10 p.m.. No other details were provided, including where exactly they met or what was said. Taylor...
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Dozens Arrested as ‘Abolish ICE’ Protestors Clash With NYPD

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Dozens were arrested as protesters marched through the streets of Midtown, at one point blocking the entrance to a Microsoft store as they decried U.S. immigration policy and got into confrontations with police Saturday afternoon. Dozens of people were taken into custody by...
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