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Gwen Carr, Eric Garner's mother
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 7:35 pm
The mother of Eric Garner is urging New York lawmakers to repeal a law used to keep the disciplinary records of police and correction officers secret.
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Job Fair
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Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 7:29 pm
New Jersey's unemployment rate has dipped to a new record low of 3.1%.
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New York School for the Deaf
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Associated Press
October 17, 2019 - 6:45 pm
Twelve women say in a lawsuit that they were sexually abused as children while attending a prestigious school for the hearing impaired.
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Kwok Chuen Chinatown Beating
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 6:29 pm
Authorities have now identified all four men beaten to death as they slept on the streets of Manhattan's Chinatown earlier this month.
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MTA bus
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Marla Diamond
October 17, 2019 - 6:18 pm
Two major initiatives to speed up city buses are reportedly paying off.
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Rikers Island
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 5:28 pm
The City Council will vote Thursday on a plan to replace Rikers Island with four smaller jails — one in every borough except Staten Island.
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NYPD police crime scene
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Erica Brosnan
October 17, 2019 - 5:08 pm
A Bronx man was shot and killed by an NYPD officer Thursday, in the third police-involved shooting this week.
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Peter Haskell
October 17, 2019 - 4:30 pm
An alleged gunman was arrested in connection with to a shooting that left one person dead and 11 others injured at a community festival in Brownsville, police announced Wednesday night.
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Vacant lot in Lindenhurst
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Sophia Hall
October 17, 2019 - 3:16 pm
There are about 40 vacant lots in Lindenhurst and now village officials are letting homeowners buy the lots.
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 2:33 pm
New York Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney will take over as the acting chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee following the death of Rep. Elijah Cummings.
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