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Overcrowded Party Boat
New York City Sheriff via AP
WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 03, 2020 - 4:16 pm
A New York City party cruise with more than 170 people on board was met by police when it returned to shore over the weekend, leading to the arrest of the captain and two owners.
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Subway debris basket
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 03, 2020 - 4:02 pm
A pedestrian was injured Sunday when a basket designed to catch falling debris from elevated subway tracks came crashing down onto the sidewalk in Brooklyn.
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Coronavirus NYC schools
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 03, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a decision on school plans is coming within a few days, but noted that parents would make the final call as he criticized New York City's proposal.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
Thomas P. Costello/Asbury Park Press via Imagn Content Services, LLC
Erica Brosnan
August 03, 2020 - 1:46 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday tightened restrictions on indoor gatherings, raising alarm over the growing number of coronavirus cases in the state.
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Senior Care
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Peter Haskell
August 03, 2020 - 1:45 pm
New York state lawmakers are holding a joint Senate-Assembly legislative hearing Monday on nursing homes and longterm care facilities handled the coronavirus pandemic.
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Donald Trump
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 03, 2020 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.” Trump’s lawyers last month said the grand jury...
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St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 03, 2020 - 10:54 am
Nearly two decades after it was destroyed on 9/11, the reconstruction of the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine is starting up again after a two and a half year pause.
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Judge Salas home NJ
Marla Diamond - WCBS 880
WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 03, 2020 - 9:55 am
A federal judge is speaking out two weeks after authorities said a disgruntled attorney killed her son and gravely wounded her husband in a shooting at their home in New Jersey.
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New York City subway
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 03, 2020 - 8:44 am
The MTA is not messing around when it comes to masks on mass transit.
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Long Island boat collision
Wantagh Fire Department Marine and Dive
Kristie Keleshian
August 02, 2020 - 10:50 am
A 25-year-old man was killed and six people were injured when two boats collided on waters off of Long Island on Saturday, police said.
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