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Fiona the Bernese mountain dog
Nora Pavone via AP
August 14, 2019 - 12:02 pm
The club announced Wednesday that a Bernese mountain dog named Fiona recently became its 1 millionth "canine good citizen," including dogs past and present.
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2013 Metro-North crash
Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880
August 14, 2019 - 11:43 am
William Rockefeller had accused Metro-North of negligence and carelessness, while Metro-North had sued him over the December 2013 crash in the Bronx.
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Kitten rescued on George Washington Bridge
Port Authority Police Benevolent Association/Facebook
August 14, 2019 - 11:03 am
A kitten rescued on the George Washington Bridge is looking for a loving home.
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Child Sex Abuse Billboard
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
August 14, 2019 - 10:21 am
Several institutions are being targeted on day one of New York’s Child Victims Act.
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Jeffrey Epstein Metropolitan Correctional Center
New York State Sex Offender Registry/Emily Michot/Miami Herald/TNS/Sipa USA
August 14, 2019 - 8:03 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein wasn’t on suicide watch but officers at Metropolitan Correctional Center were supposed to look in on him every 30 minutes. Officials tell the New York Times that two officers neglected their duty. They reportedly slept and then falsified...
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Classroom
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August 13, 2019 - 7:18 pm
Nassau County lawmakers are putting pressure on Albany to pass new legislation to ensure children learn about symbols of hate in school after seeing a shocking uptick in hate crimes this year.
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Police Lights
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August 13, 2019 - 6:23 pm
A $5,000 reward is being offered leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who slashed 100 tires of members of Lakewood's Jewish community.
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Bottled water
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August 13, 2019 - 5:18 pm
An initial shipment of bottled water for Newark residents affected by potentially high lead levels has been found to be past its “best by” date – but state officials say no one is at risk.
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Lieutenant Brian J. Sullivan
FDNY
August 13, 2019 - 5:12 pm
The FDNY is mourning the death of a 27-year veteran of the department who died of a heart attack after returning home from a 24-hour tour of duty.
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Priest
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August 13, 2019 - 4:10 pm
The Diocese of Brooklyn says sexual abuse allegations made against two retired priests have been deemed credible.
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