Local News

Latino health care
WCBS 880
December 15, 2018 - 4:42 pm
The city’s Latinos remain at a higher risk for preventable diseases like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and asthma, and now there’s a new push to address some of the reasons behind it.
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Alex Salas
WCBS 880/Google Street View
December 15, 2018 - 3:36 pm
An 11-year-old girl was grabbed and forced into a vehicle by a man in Ridgewood on Saturday, but she was ultimately saved by a Good Samaritan with a bat who ran out to help her, police said.
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Hotel Pennsylvania
Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports
December 15, 2018 - 2:33 pm
Two women are in police custody after a baby boy was found dead at the Hotel Pennsylvania in Midtown early Saturday morning.
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NYCHA public housing
Spencer Platt/Getty Images
December 15, 2018 - 1:21 pm
The tug-of-war continues between the city and the federal government over the future of New York’s public housing, with local officials looking to head off a federal takeover amid a looming deadline.
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NYPD viral baby video
Nyashia Ferguson
December 15, 2018 - 12:50 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- A more complicated story is emerging from a witness video gone viral that shows a tug-of-war between a New York mother with a toddler and police yanking the boy from her. Police said Friday that an internal review found Jazmine Headley used the child as a shield to avoid...
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FDNY EMT
Anthony Behar
December 15, 2018 - 12:10 pm
Multiple attacks this past week in Brooklyn left three EMTs injured, and now their union says such attacks are increasing and it's demanding the city do more to protect the responders.
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Toy Store
Scott Olson/Getty Images
December 14, 2018 - 6:22 pm
Families in need on Staten Island will be able to pick up free toys this weekend thanks to the generosity of Where to Turn.
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Bike lane
Dreamstime
December 14, 2018 - 5:47 pm
Advocates are calling for safer streets in New York City after another bicyclist was killed in East New York Friday morning.
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movie theater seats
Dreamstime
December 14, 2018 - 2:54 pm
Movies can leave you with all kinds of different feelings — but itchy shouldn’t be one of them, according to one City Councilman.
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Tappan Zee Bridge Mario Cuomo Bridge
John Meore/The Journal News
December 14, 2018 - 1:56 pm
A former safety inspector at the new Tappan Zee Bridge claims workers knew that new bolts holding the bridge together were defective but they kept hush about it for fear it might halt the entire project.
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