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Fentanyl
Rafael Carranza/The Republic
April 09, 2019 - 9:32 am
Sen. Bob Menendez is proposing a tougher approach to fight the flow of fentanyl into New Jersey and the greater Tri-State.
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Ambulance
Dreamstime
April 08, 2019 - 7:08 pm
Police say a 51-year-old worker on a scaffold in Manhattan was struck and killed by falling bricks.
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Torah Yeshiva
Dreamstime
April 08, 2019 - 6:45 pm
The city’s Health Department is threatening yeshivas in Brooklyn with fines, and possible closure, if they allow non-vaccinated students into their buildings amid the ongoing measles outbreak.
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Superstorm Sandy New Jersey
Mario Tama/Getty Images
April 08, 2019 - 5:54 pm
It’s been over six years since Superstorm Sandy struck, but there’s still hundreds of residents in New Jersey who are still waiting for help.
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Paragliding
Rahman Roslan/Getty Images
April 08, 2019 - 5:31 pm
Authorities say a skydiver fell to his death in southern New Jersey when his parachute apparently failed to deploy.
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Tulip Caterers
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
April 08, 2019 - 4:12 pm
A mom and pop store in Nassau County may be forced to shut down because of a 7-Eleven.
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Candida auris fungi
Dr_Microbe/Getty Images
April 08, 2019 - 3:06 pm
There's a new superbug on the rise across the country and the majority of cases are here in the New York and New Jersey area.
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Marijuana joint
Dreamstime
April 08, 2019 - 1:35 pm
A City Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would bar the city from continuing to test people on probation for marijuana use.
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Restaurant
Dreamstime
April 08, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — For the first time in more than a decade, restaurant jobs in New York City saw a sharp decline. Now, Crain’s Greg David says it’s a sign that increasing the minimum wage in the five boroughs has caused business owners to reduce staff. “Six thousand restaurant jobs were lost in...
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Allison Mack
Jemal Countess/Getty Images
April 08, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Former “Smallville” actress Allison Mack pleaded guilty in Brooklyn court Monday morning for her role in a sex cult.
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