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Peter Haskell
October 16, 2019 - 4:14 pm
The MTA's inspector general says four Long Island Rail Road workers padded their overtime last year.
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Christie Whitman
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Associated Press
October 16, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Former New Jersey Gov. Christie Whitman says she stands by a tweet she deleted in which she compared President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler.
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New York Governor's Office
Erica Brosnan
October 16, 2019 - 1:54 pm
Gov. Cuomo signed a law that eliminates legal hurdles which could have prevented New York from prosecuting people pardoned by the president for federal crimes.
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New Class Of NJ Transit Engineers Complete Formal Training
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Peter Haskell
October 16, 2019 - 1:37 pm
New Jersey Transit has taken another step toward addressing a shortage of engineers which has resulted in frequent train cancellations and delays dating back to last year.
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Rikers Island
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Marla Diamond
October 16, 2019 - 1:29 pm
A City Council committee will hear arguments in support and opposition of the plan to close Rikers Island ahead of a full council vote on Thursday.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 16, 2019 - 12:29 pm
The state Health Department is holding public meetings in four New York regions with higher rates of cancer.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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Marla Diamond
October 16, 2019 - 9:14 am
There are calls for Gov. Cuomo to apologize after using the n-word while quoting an article during a radio interview.
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Site of 225 Street station police-involved shooting
Sean Adams
Sean Adams
October 16, 2019 - 8:10 am
Twice Tuesday night, in separate corners of the city, police fired at armed suspects, leaving one suspect dead, and one injured, according to authorities.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 16, 2019 - 7:45 am
A police sergeant became the latest member of the NYPD to take his or her own life this year.
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Suffolk County Police
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 15, 2019 - 7:33 pm
An illegal gun trafficking operation was uncovered on Long Island, tied to a street gang, according to authorities.
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