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Lynne Patton
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
March 22, 2019 - 7:40 pm
New York City House Authority residents found themselves in the middle of a political fight when federal housing official Lynne Patton bashed Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday for putting everything else above tenants.
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Robert Durst
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March 22, 2019 - 7:15 pm
New York real estate heir Robert Durst is facing a new lawsuit that claims he killed his first wife and disposed of her body in 1982.
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Rikers Island
BEHAR ANTHONY/SIPA
March 22, 2019 - 7:03 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The de Blasio administration announced Friday that it plans to have Rikers Island closed by 2027, when smaller jails will be constructed in four of the boroughs. Though, after facing a slew of community pushback, the administration has agreed to reduce the projected height of...
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Catholic priest
Dreamstime
March 22, 2019 - 6:13 pm
A defrocked Roman Catholic priest who was convicted of molesting two young brothers in New Jersey is now teaching English to children in the Dominican Republic.
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Northern Lights
Dreamstime
March 22, 2019 - 4:31 pm
New Yorkers might be in for a rare treat this weekend: the northern lights are expected to be visible in some parts of the state.
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2 train assault
NYPD
March 22, 2019 - 4:10 pm
Police are trying to find a man who was seen on video repeatedly punching and kicking a 78-year-old woman on a Bronx subway train.
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Long Island House Crash
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
March 22, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Rainy weather might be to blame behind a series of crashes that landed several people in the hospital on Long Island.
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Long Island residents against pot
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
March 22, 2019 - 2:15 pm
A group of clergy, school employees and other concerned residents on Long Island are calling on lawmakers to put the brakes on legal weed.
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New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal
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March 22, 2019 - 2:08 pm
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announced what he claimed was the first ever lawsuit by a state against a "ghost gun" seller Friday.
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
March 22, 2019 - 12:46 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy is still attempting to corral support ahead of Monday’s vote on legalizing recreational marijuana.
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