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NJ House Fire
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
July 22, 2018 - 11:20 am
Funeral service for the five children who died in last week’s five-alarm fire in Union City will be held this week.
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police tape
Dreamstime
July 22, 2018 - 10:15 am
A Brooklyn woman who didn’t turn up to work for a few days was discovered dead inside her bedroom closet Saturday.
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Steam pipe explosion in Flatiron District
July 22, 2018 - 9:16 am
Cleanup in the Flatiron District from steam pipe explosion was nearly completed Sunday, thanks to the FDNY .
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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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New York City Hot Weather
Anthony Behar
June 18, 2018 - 6:19 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Heat advisories were in effect as the Tri-State baked in temps that soared into the 90s Monday. Students across the Tri-State also got a small taste of summer vacation as some area school districts closed early because of the expected oppressive heat. CHECK THE FORECAST...
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Kate Spade
AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File
June 05, 2018 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- Designer Kate Spade has been found dead in her Upper East Side apartment of an apparent suicide. Spade, 55, was found by her housekeeper at about 10:20 a.m. Tuesday at her home at 850 Park Ave. at 77th Street in Lenox Hill. Her husband and business partner Andy Spade was...
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New Jersey School Bus Crash
Mack Rosenberg,WCBS 880
May 24, 2018 - 1:12 pm
A school bus driver was charged Thursday in connection with a crash that killed a 10-year-old student and her teacher in Mount Olive, New Jersey last week.
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