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Prison jail
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Steve Burns
November 05, 2019 - 3:23 pm
New York State's new bail reform law goes into effect on January 1, but In order to comply, the city will need to release almost 900 people from jail.
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Stolen Ashes Box
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Sophia Hall
November 05, 2019 - 2:59 pm
An 82-year-old woman on Long Island made a horrifying discovery when she found her home broken into and her husband’s ashes stolen.
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Sports Betting (Getty)
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Associated Press
November 05, 2019 - 1:40 pm
New York is unlikely to approve statewide mobile sports betting anytime soon.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 05, 2019 - 10:01 am
A deli employee at a ShopRite in Somerset County who had Hepatitis A may have exposed shoppers to the virus.
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Stephanie Parze
Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office
WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 05, 2019 - 9:14 am
Missing posters have been put up around the town of Freehold hoping to get information on a woman who went missing last week, hours after visiting a psychic in New Brunswick.
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Attack against Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn
Marla Diamond
November 05, 2019 - 8:59 am
The NYPD is investigating four unprovoked attacks in one night all targeting Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn.
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Airbnb logo
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Associated Press
November 05, 2019 - 8:02 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) _ Jersey City residents will vote Tuesday on whether to approve restrictions on short-term rental companies like Airbnb. They've been barraged with television ads and leaflets in recent weeks. Jersey City has seen short-term rentals increase since New York City cracked down...
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Ghost Bike
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Steve Burns
November 05, 2019 - 5:00 am
In this episode of The Break Down: Roadwork Ahead, we dig into the impact of the current crisis in terms of wasted time, economic loss, and even lost lives.
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Plane crash site in Colonia
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 04, 2019 - 7:13 pm
A preliminary autopsy report has found the pilot whose plane crashed into a house in a New Jersey suburb last week was alive at the time of impact.
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Ahmad Khan Rahimi
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Associated Press
November 04, 2019 - 6:21 pm
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction on weapons of mass destruction charges of a New Jersey man who set off small bombs in two states.
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