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Coronavirus
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 24, 2020 - 7:26 am
A patient hospitalized at Hackensack University Medical Center on Thursday night doesn’t have coronavirus, a disease that has shut down parts of China and led to fears of a global epidemic.
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Chinatown fire
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 24, 2020 - 7:06 am
A man was critically injured and eight firefighters were also hurt when a fire erupted at a Chinatown building housing nonprofits, a community center and reportedly archives of the Museum of Chinese in America.
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FILE- This Aug. 1, 2018 file photo, shows a 3D printed gun called the Liberator, in Austin, Texas. Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet.  New York Attorney General Tish James is helping to lead the coalition, which filed the lawsuit Thursday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Associated Press
January 23, 2020 - 7:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorneys general in 20 states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit Thursday challenging a federal regulation that could allow blueprints for making guns on 3D printers to be posted on the internet. New York Attorney General Tish James, who helped lead the coalition of...
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Nicole DuFault
Essex County Prosecutor's Office
Associated Press
January 23, 2020 - 7:20 pm
A former New Jersey high school teacher who was charged with having sex with multiple students pleaded guilty on the eve of her criminal trial.
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Recreational Marijuana
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Associated Press
January 23, 2020 - 7:02 pm
Connecticut lawmakers plant to revisit the idea of allowing recreational use of marijuana among individuals 21 and over in the new legislative session.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 23, 2020 - 6:51 pm
The NYPD is searching for a gunman after a deadly shooting in Hamilton Heights Thursday afternoon.
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Electric scooter e-scooter
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Mack Rosenberg
January 23, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday said that New York State would legalized electric bikes and scooters by April.
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Fairway Market
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 23, 2020 - 6:06 pm
Fairway Market on Thursday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and agreed to sell five of its 14 stores and a distribution center.
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Actress Annabella Sciorra, right, arrives as a witness in Harvey Weinstein's rape trial, in New York, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 23, 2020 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — “Sopranos” actress Annabella Sciorra confronted Harvey Weinstein from the witness stand Thursday, testifying that the former Hollywood studio boss overpowered and raped her and made other crude overtures that included sending her X-rated chocolates and showing up uninvited in his...
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Lynda Lopez
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 23, 2020 - 5:08 pm
Emmy Award-winning journalist Lynda Lopez is back on WCBS 880.
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