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Passengers sick on plane
Erin Sykes
September 05, 2018 - 4:15 pm
An Emirates plane has been quarantined at John F. Kennedy International Airport after several people on board reported feeling sick.
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Goats On Subway Tracks In Brooklyn
Twitter/NYCT Subway
August 20, 2018 - 12:28 pm
A couple of goats found their way onto some subway tracks in Brooklyn on Monday.
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Mike Smeltz/WCBS880
August 12, 2018 - 10:42 am
Flash floods swept away dozens of cars at a New Jersey car dealership and forced residents in one apartment complex to evacuate Saturday.
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power outage
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 29, 2018 - 10:44 am
Power has been restored to the Spring Creek Towers housing development where nearly four dozen buildings lost electricity early Sunday.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio On Speed Cameras
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
July 24, 2018 - 5:29 pm
Late Tuesday afternoon began the final day that New York City could operate its school zone speed cameras.
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Penn Station Crowd
Mack Rosenberg/WCBS 880
July 23, 2018 - 8:13 am
The Long Island Rail Road said it was making progress after derailment in the West Side Yard over the weekend, but some trains will still be canceled for the Monday evening rush.
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Steam pipe explosion from Chopper 880, 3
Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880
July 20, 2018 - 8:07 am
Asbestos was detected at the site of a a massive steam pipe explosion that closed roads, disrupted subway service and forced the evacuations of more than two dozen buildings in the Flatiron District early Thursday morning, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
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Statue Of Liberty Climber
Danny Owens
July 04, 2018 - 9:46 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- A protest against U.S. immigration policy forced the evacuation of the Statue of Liberty on the Fourth of July, with a group unfurling a banner from the pedestal and a woman holding police at bay for hours after she climbed the base and sat by the statue's robes. Shortly...
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Macy's Fourth Of July Fireworks 2017
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
July 04, 2018 - 9:31 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- After 365 days of planning, the 42nd annual Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display came together in honor of the country's 242nd birthday. As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reports, the fireworks feature more colors than there are in the rainbow and dozens of complicated pyrotechnic...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
June 20, 2018 - 3:14 pm
A total of 239 children have been sent to New York City after being separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday.
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