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Glenn Crespo
Glenn Crespo
July 26, 2018 - 4:14 pm
WCBS 880 Traffic Reporter and longtime New York City area radio veteran Glenn Crespo has died.
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Gwen Carr
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 26, 2018 - 3:16 pm
The Civilian Complaint Review Board will handle the disciplinary hearing against the police officer seen putting Eric Garner in a chokehold before his death. Garner’s mother heard from the board – and is still disappointed that it has taken four years to get to this point.
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Separated Children Protest
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
July 26, 2018 - 2:57 pm
The government said it reunited more than 1,800 children with parents and sponsors by the Thursday deadline, but 700 were still separated.
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Uber
PA Images/Sipa USA
July 26, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A new study finds the carpooling options offered by services such as Uber and Lyft are actually making city traffic worse. The study was conducted by Bruce Schaller , a former New York City deputy Department of Transportation commissioner. “The study essentially found that...
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Tick-Eating Chickens
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
July 26, 2018 - 1:47 pm
Ticks are a major problem across many parts of Long Island, but one couple discovered an organic way to rid their yard of them.
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Metro-North Railroad
Ricky Flores/The Journal News via USA TODAY NETWORK
July 26, 2018 - 1:28 pm
The Metro-North Railroad said despite reports to the contrary, it will be meeting the federal year-end deadline to install positive train control on its trains.
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(David Handschuh/New York Law Journal via AP, Pool)
July 26, 2018 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- A New York judge congratulated Donald Trump Jr. and his estranged wife Vanessa Thursday for resolving child custody issues as they proceed toward divorce. State Supreme Court Justice Michael Katz began a brief proceeding in open court by saying he understood that they had...
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Identity Evropa/Twitter
July 26, 2018 - 11:34 am
The white supremacist recruitment flyers have the name of the group "Identity Evropa" on them and were found on poles around town including near Croton Harmon High School and the middle school.
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LIRR Train
Marta Zielinska
July 26, 2018 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is pushing forward with plans to increase fares next year. Fewer people are riding the rails and buses these days, and that's causing a money crunch at the MTA. MTA Chairman Joe Lhota proposed two 4 percent fare hikes during a...
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(Chris Pedota/The Record via AP, File)
July 26, 2018 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Two radio hosts have been suspended after making comments about New Jersey's attorney general. Dennis Malloy and Judi Franco, longtime hosts of 101.5's afternoon show, are off the air indefinitely after repeatedly referring to Gurbir Grewal as "turban man" on the air. Hoboken...
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