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May 20, 2018 - 3:52 pm
Police have arrested a 14-year-old boy who they say impersonated a police officer in order to pickpocket a visually-impaired man and take his wallet.
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Rep. Carolyn Maloney
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May 20, 2018 - 3:02 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- There is one thing the federal government could be doing right now to help end gun violence, but it is not doing so, according to U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York). As WCBS 880’s Ethan Harp reported, Maloney is demanding that the Centers for Disease Control and...
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Cynthia Nixon
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May 20, 2018 - 1:56 pm
Actress and activist Cynthia Nixon believes she is one step closer to challenging Gov. Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic New York gubernatorial nomination.
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Wake For N.J. Bus Accident Victim Miranda Vargas
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May 20, 2018 - 1:26 pm
A wake was held Sunday for a 10-year-old girl who was killed in a crash last week involving a dump truck and a school bus on Route 80 in Mount Olive, New Jersey.
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Humpback Whale
May 20, 2018 - 12:36 pm
A humpback whale was found dead late last week in Long Beach, Long Island.
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Queens Elderly Attack Suspect
May 20, 2018 - 11:42 am
Police were searching Sunday for a suspect who attacked a 94-year-old man in broad daylight in Queens.
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Brooklyn Window Groping Suspect
May 20, 2018 - 11:31 am
Police were searching Sunday morning for a man who they say groped a woman through her bedroom window, and then claimed to be a police officer, in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn.
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FDNY Ambulance
May 20, 2018 - 11:03 am
Police said a total of 25 people were sickened this weekend from overdoses of K2 in Brooklyn.
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May 19, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The 10-year-old student killed in the school bus crash on Route 80 has been identified as Miranda Vargas. Her wake will be held at the Marrocco Memorial Chapel on Sunday afternoon. Her funeral will be held on Monday. There will also be a town-wide service for the...
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In this July 7, 2006 file photo, Boston Symphony Orchestra music director James Levine conducts the symphony on its opening night performance at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass.
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May 19, 2018 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera said in court documents Friday that it found credible evidence that conductor James Levine engaged in sexually abusive or harassing conduct with seven people that included inappropriate touching and demands for sex acts over a 25-year period. The Met fired...
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