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Coronavirus in Brooklyn
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Rich Lamb
September 23, 2020 - 1:32 pm
The city's health department is taking action after detecting COVID-19 upticks in a half-dozen neighborhoods.
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FILE - Terence Blanchard poses for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon on Feb. 4, 2019, in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Metropolitan Opera will skip an entire season for the first time in its nearly 140-year history due to the novel coronavirus and intends to start the 2021-22 season with Terence Blanchard's "Fire Shut Up in My Bones" in the first work of a Black composer presented by the company. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 23, 2020 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera will skip an entire season for the first time in its nearly 140-year history and intends to return from the pandemic layoff next September with the company’s first presentation of a Black composer, Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones.” This season...
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Joseph Piagentini and Waverly Jones
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Sean Adams
September 23, 2020 - 11:48 am
A man convicted of killing two NYPD officers in Harlem nearly 50 years ago will be released on parole next month.
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Randalls Island Robert Kennedy Bridge
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 23, 2020 - 7:20 am
The body of a missing 4-year-old boy was found in the water off Randall’s Island on Tuesday morning, police said.
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jogger attacked in queens
Erica Brosnan
September 22, 2020 - 8:24 pm
A Queens woman was charged on Tuesday with a hate crime in an attack on a Black jogger in early August.
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Miguel Rodriguez
WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 22, 2020 - 7:20 pm
A 14-year-old Brooklyn boy who had been missing since Thursday was found on Tuesday.
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Sean Adams
September 22, 2020 - 7:05 pm
Coronavirus is taking a toll on mental health and now state lawmakers are working on ways to help essential workers get the mental health care they need.
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NYC Closed Restaurants
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Steve Burns
September 22, 2020 - 6:10 pm
Indoor dining returns to New York City next week but, the class action lawsuit filed by nearly 200 restaurants is not going away.
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absentee ballots
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Associated Press
September 22, 2020 - 5:35 pm
For the second time in a week, a federal judge said a nationwide order is necessary to ensure mail for November's election is delivered on time, and he is threatening to demand weekly updates on efforts by the U.S. Postal Service to process election mail.
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Cardi B and Hennessy Carolina
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Sophia Hall
September 22, 2020 - 4:33 pm
Rapper Cardi B and her sister, Hennessy Carolina, are being sued for battering, threatening and defaming three Long Island residents over Labor Day weekend.
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