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Florida School Shooting Memorial
John McCall/Sun Sentinel/TNS/Sipa USA
February 23, 2018 - 1:15 pm
New York's governor and the city's police commissioner are speaking out against President Donald Trump's suggestion that teachers should be armed to respond to a school shooting.
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Police Lights
February 23, 2018 - 11:33 am
Following the Florida school shooting rampage, there was social media chatter in Mahwah about an old report of a threat. Mayor Bill Laforet wants parents to know that the school system in Mahwah "is the safest place that you can send your children."
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Heroin
Dreamstime
February 23, 2018 - 9:24 am
New Jersey drug-related deaths have reached a six-year high due mostly to opioid overdoses, new data shows.
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WCBS 880
February 22, 2018 - 6:25 pm
The father of an elementary school student in Metuchen, New Jersey is suing his son’s school after administrators claimed his son bullied another student.
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Suffolk County DA Tim Sini Announces Patchogue Illegal Gun Bust
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
February 22, 2018 - 5:40 pm
A Long Island man stood accused Thursday of selling illegal weapons out of his home.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
Anthony Behar / Sipa USA
February 22, 2018 - 5:02 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio is in full support of New York City students joining in next month’s nationwide walkout to remember victims of the Parkland, Florida massacre.
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AR-15
February 22, 2018 - 4:08 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (WCBS 880) -- The governors of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Rhode Island have taken it upon themselves to combat gun violence with the formation of a new coalition. One concrete aim of the coalition is to create a cross-state task force to trace and intercept illegal guns,...
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February 22, 2018 - 3:02 pm
There was an urgent call from advocates for Gov. Andrew Cuomo Thursday to do away with his proposal to cap state funding for New York City child welfare services.
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WCBS 880 Studio
WCBS 880
February 22, 2018 - 2:21 pm
A 9/11 first responder is asking for help from the public, as he needs a kidney transplant.
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Detective Sgt. James Abbes and Detective Stephen Christinzio
Kelly Waldron
February 22, 2018 - 12:42 pm
A pair of New Jersey state troopers were honored Thursday for their actions during a terrorist attack.
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