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November 15, 2018 - 5:54 pm
New Jersey's red-hot sports betting market blew past the half-billion dollar mark in October, with nearly $600 million worth of bets having been made in just four and a half months.
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Nassau County District Attorney's Office
November 15, 2018 - 3:46 pm
A Hempstead Village deputy chief and village trustee have been arrested in an alleged bribery scheme.
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FILE – In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, Johnny Bobbitt Jr., left, Kate McClure, right, and McClure's boyfriend Mark D'Amico pose at a Citgo station in Philadelphia. McClure and D'Amico, who raised more than $400,000 for Bobbitt Jr., a homeless man after he used his last $20 to fill up the gas tank of a stranded motorist in Philadelphia must now turn over what’s left of the cash. A New Jersey judge issued the order Thursday, Aug. 30, during a hearing on the lawsuit brought by Bobbitt, who worries D'Amico and McClure have mismanaged a large part of the donations raised for him on GoFundMe. The couple deny those claims, saying they're wary of giving Bobbitt large sums because they fear he would buy drugs. (Elizabeth Robertson/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
November 15, 2018 - 2:58 pm
Prosecutors announced Thursday criminal charges in connection to a controversial GoFundMe campaign involving a New Jersey couple and a homeless man.
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New York Cares Coat Drive
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
November 15, 2018 - 1:07 pm
New York Cares has kicked off its annual coat drive.
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NYC Taxis
Dreamstime
November 15, 2018 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Another New York City taxi driver has taken his own life. That brings the total number of cabbie suicides to eight this year. The taxi and limousine commissioned confirmed the death Wednesday of driver Roy Kim. Many city cabbies have been struggling financially in the face of...
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Subway turnstile
Littleny | Dreamstime.com
November 15, 2018 - 12:51 pm
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on Thursday announced the agency was on track to initiate fare and toll hikes of roughly 4 percent for 2019 and 2021.
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The Wanaque Center for Nursing And Rehabilitation
Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
November 15, 2018 - 7:43 am
There will be no more admissions at the Wanaque nursing home where a virus outbreak killed 10 children.
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Amazon Headquarters
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November 14, 2018 - 6:37 pm
While protesters gathered in Long Island City Wednesday to rally against the decision to build Amazon’s second headquarters in Queens, others were looking forward to the possible improvements that may come from the deal.
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Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
November 14, 2018 - 5:25 pm
A federal judge has strongly rejected New York City’s $2 billion deal with the federal government to fix NYCHA.
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pot holes
Dreamstime
November 14, 2018 - 4:25 pm
The poor condition of roads in New York could be costing drivers more than a combined $20 billion each year, according to a new report.
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