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Holiday shoppers
William Glasheen/USA TODAY NETWORK
December 26, 2018 - 2:05 pm
The holiday season is coming to a close, but the stores are as crowded as ever with people making returns.
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Garden State Parkway crash
WCBS 880
December 26, 2018 - 1:30 pm
Four people were killed Wednesday morning when the car they were in collided with a tanker truck in New Jersey.
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New York Cares Coat Drive
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
December 26, 2018 - 12:32 pm
More than a hundred people in need were able to pick up a new coat this Christmas thanks to the generosity of others.
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Homeless in subway
Mario Tama/Getty Images
December 26, 2018 - 10:55 am
At a vigil Tuesday, advocates for the homeless remembered a woman who died 33 years ago on Christmas after she was forced out into the cold.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
December 26, 2018 - 9:53 am
When he begins his third term next week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’ll try to guarantee abortion rights with a new law.
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GoFundMe scam
Burlington County Prosecutors Office via AP
December 26, 2018 - 8:32 am
GoFundMe says it has refunded everyone who contributed to a campaign involving a homeless veteran from Philadelphia who prosecutors allege schemed with a New Jersey couple to scam donors out of more than $400,000.
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Mayor de Blasio Christmas
WCBS 880
December 25, 2018 - 5:34 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio joined the Rev. Al Sharpton in Harlem on Christmas, handing out food to the needy.
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st patricks cathedral
December 25, 2018 - 4:43 pm
Christmas Day at St. Patrick’s Cathedral brings a range of emotions for many people. Some were overwhelmed Tuesday by a crushing sadness at the state of the world or the loss of a loved one.
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NYPD subway
Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images
December 25, 2018 - 3:41 pm
An officer working solo managed to fend off a group of homeless men who were coming at him in a Manhattan subway station.
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Christmas at Rockefeller Center
WCBS 880
December 25, 2018 - 1:47 pm
On this Christmas Day, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell muses on the state of our world and the holiday with his annual Christmas poem from Rockefeller Center.
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