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College Classroom
April 15, 2019 - 5:49 pm
Democrats in the state Legislature are backing a proposal to expand free public college tuition for families of New York military members who die while performing their official duties.
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New Jersey Drug Bust
Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office
April 15, 2019 - 4:58 pm
Authorities say they've broken up a heroin distribution ring that sold as much as $400,000 worth of drugs a month.
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Mayor de Blasio lead testing
New York City Mayor's Office
April 15, 2019 - 4:19 pm
The city is spending $88 million to test 135,000 New York City Housing Authority apartments for lead.
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Jackie Robinson Museum
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
April 15, 2019 - 3:52 pm
On April 15, 1947, Jackie Robinson broke a major color barrier when he became the first African-American player in Major League Baseball with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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April 15, 2019 - 2:35 pm
Authorities say a child struck by a police cruiser in northern New Jersey has died from his injuries.
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Synagogue Burglaries Suspect
April 15, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Police are searching for a burglar that has been targeting synagogues and churches in Brooklyn.
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Bronx halfway house police shooting
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
April 15, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Police say a knife-wielding man was shot and killed by police Sunday night at a halfway house in the Bronx.
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Hasidic Brooklyn
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
April 15, 2019 - 11:25 am
Some are worried that the measles outbreak centered in Brooklyn and Rockland County may be leading to an unfortunate side effect – a backlash against Jews.
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Valley Stream plane crash
Sean Adams/WCBS 880
April 15, 2019 - 9:51 am
Three men walked away with minor injuries after their plane went down on the front lawn of a Long Island home on Sunday night.
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Citi Bikes
Photo by Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
April 15, 2019 - 9:43 am
Citi Bike’s operator says it’s pulling pedal-assist “e-bikes” from its fleet after reports of a brake malfunction.
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