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Robert Morgenthau
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July 22, 2019 - 1:39 pm
Robert Morgenthau, the longest-serving former Manhattan district attorney who tried mob kingpins, music stars and white-collar criminals and inspired a character on "Law & Order," has died.
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Derrick Nelson
Mayor Shelley Brindle's Office
July 22, 2019 - 1:30 pm
The family of a New Jersey high school principal who died while donating bone marrow is suing the hospital where the procedure was performed.
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Construction crane collapse in New Brusnwick
Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880
July 22, 2019 - 11:10 am
The weather may to be blame for a construction crane that came crashing down onto a home in New Jersey on Sunday.
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Blurred Subway Train
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July 22, 2019 - 8:50 am
A man with a long history of subway sex crimes was arrested again over the weekend.
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Cashless Tolls
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 22, 2019 - 7:46 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880)-- A public hearing that is set to be held Monday night on Staten Island will discuss a possible Port Authority toll and fare increase. Under the proposal, cash tolls on the Port Authority's four bridges and two tunnels would go up a dollar to $16. Port Authority officials say...
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Police line
July 22, 2019 - 7:24 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Police say an 11-year-old boy was shot in the leg on Sunday in East Harlem. According to CBS 2 , the child rain into a bodega on East 109th Street and Madison Avenue yelling for help and saying he had been shot. The victim was rushed to a Harlem Hospital and police believe...
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Con Edison
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July 21, 2019 - 8:45 pm
Thousands of New York City residents are grappling with power outages as extreme heat continues to bake the metro area.
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EpiPens Schumer
WCBS 880
July 21, 2019 - 6:34 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is demanding airlines keep EpiPens on board their flights.
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Heat wave New York City
Xinhua/Sipa USA
July 21, 2019 - 6:22 pm
The heat wave baking the Tri-State stretched into its third day Sunday—breaking heat records, sparking widespread power outages and prompting warnings from officials, who urged residents to be careful as temperatures neared 100 degrees amid stifling humidity.
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Schumer - 9/11 VCF Vote
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 21, 2019 - 4:56 pm
A vote in the Senate is on the way this week to give permanent funding to the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund, and Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday that he is optimistic about what’s ahead.
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