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Associated Press
January 28, 2020 - 7:06 pm
A western New York woman who admitted to being distracted by her phone when she drove over two toddlers in a wagon pleaded guilty to eight charges on Tuesday.
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Marijuana
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Associated Press
January 28, 2020 - 6:54 pm
New York could have one of the most lenient marijuana possession thresholds in the nation if an alternative legalization proposal is passed this session.
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Newark Airport
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Associated Press
January 28, 2020 - 6:46 pm
A prisoner briefly escaped Tuesday while he was being detained by federal Customs and Border Protection officers at a New Jersey airport, authorities said.
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Deer On Staten Island
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Rich Lamb
January 28, 2020 - 6:39 pm
Congressman Max Rose on Tuesday criticized Mayor Bill de Blasio’s deer vasectomy program and urged the administration to allow hunting on Staten Island to control the population.
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De Blasio Groundhog Day
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Rich Lamb
January 28, 2020 - 6:23 pm
For the sixth year in a row, Mayor Bill de Blasio will not attend Sunday’s annual Groundhog Day celebration at the Staten Island Zoo.
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Fotis Dulos
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 28, 2020 - 6:05 pm
Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Connecticut mother Jennifer Dulos, is in critical condition at a Connecticut hospital following a suicide attempt Tuesday morning.
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Jessica Rosenworcel
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Steve Scott
January 28, 2020 - 4:27 pm
It’s happened in Egypt, China and even India, the world’s largest democracy: Government officials order a shutdown of the country’s internet connections and the entire nation goes dark. But is such an act possible in the United States?
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Coronavirus
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Sean Adams
January 28, 2020 - 3:51 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio is warning that the arrival of coronavirus in New York is not a matter of if, but when.
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Mailbox fishing
Nassau County District Attorney
Sophia Hall
January 28, 2020 - 3:04 pm
A married couple from the Bronx is accused of trying to steal mail from a post office boxes in Nassau County.
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Grafton Thomas
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 28, 2020 - 2:47 pm
A defense lawyer for the man accused in the brutal machete attack inside a rabbi’s home on the seventh night of Hanukkah says his client is not fit to stand trial.
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