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Scott Stringer
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
May 15, 2018 - 10:32 am
Legalizing marijuana could mean big business for the city and state, according to New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer.
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Duane Reade suspects
NYPD
May 15, 2018 - 10:04 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Sticky fingers have the NYPD scrambling to Duane Reades on the Upper West Side. There have been 880 larcenies reported this year at just six Duane Reade stores in the neighborhood. There have been 90 arrests in the cases. A 20th Precinct official said the shoplifting cases...
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Marijuana
Dreamstime
May 15, 2018 - 9:08 am
The district attorneys in Manhattan and Brooklyn said Tuesday that they will stop prosecuting most marijuana offenses.
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Coyote
Harry Collins/Dreamstime
May 15, 2018 - 8:00 am
Coyote sightings are on the rise in Bergen County.
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Amalia Duarte
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
May 15, 2018 - 5:00 am
In the latest installment of The New Wave, three local politicians tells us why they decided to take matters into their own hands and run for office.
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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
Jefferson Siegel/Sipa Press/wtcmemorialJS.008/1109112257
May 14, 2018 - 8:06 pm
The mayor of Mount Vernon is taking steps to squelch a felony theft charge.
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Scales Of Justice In Courtroom
Dreamstime
May 14, 2018 - 6:50 pm
New York state is joining a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development over perceived racial housing segregation.
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FDNY Truck
Dreamstime
May 14, 2018 - 5:31 pm
Explosive allegations have been made against the FDNY by a former firefighter, who said he was fired after being subjected to several vulgar acts that targeted his race and perceived sexual orientation.
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Dwayne Henderson
Nassau County Police
May 14, 2018 - 3:08 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- A man has been arrested and charged with allegedly dragging a police officer with his car during a traffic stop on Long Island. Dwayne Henderson, 21, was pulled over by police just after 5 p.m. Sunday in Hempstead. As officers approached his car, police said he...
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NYPD Vehicles
May 14, 2018 - 2:00 pm
The NYPD said Monday that the same caliber of bullet was found in two apartments where neighbors were found shot dead within just days of each other.
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