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Sipa USA
Kevin Rincon
October 14, 2019 - 5:00 pm
Italian pride was on full display in New York City on Monday during the annual Columbus Day Parade.
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Donald Trump
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 4:21 pm
President Donald Trump says he is putting new sanctions on Turkey, halting trade negotiations and raising steel tariffs in an effort to pressure Ankara to stop its military offensive Syria against Kurdish forces it views as a terrorist threat.
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Suffolk County Police
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Homicides in Suffolk County are on the rise, according to new statistics.
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Ronald Mowatt
WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 3:20 pm
Police say a 6-year-old boy that was in the back seat of an SUV when it was stolen in Brooklyn has been found safe, along with the missing vehicle.
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Brooklyn waterfront
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 3:06 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – A Brooklyn waterfront deal will net the city $4 million a year in rent, but that’s a lot less than what the city could be getting. The Post reports that the city’s economic development corporation’s lease of the 65-acre South Brooklyn Maritime Terminal restricts the waterfront...
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Carl Heastie
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is rolling up his sleeves for a political fight.
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Rikers Island
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Steve Burns
October 14, 2019 - 1:25 pm
New numbers from the New York City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office estimates the city’s jail population will be cut in half over the next seven years, just in time for the closure of Rikers Island.
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Police Tape
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Erica Brosnan
October 14, 2019 - 12:40 pm
A badly decomposed body was discovered Sunday inside a Queens apartment that was supposed to be vacant, according to police.
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Patrick Foye
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm
A letter from the MTA chairman painted a grim picture of the agency’s financial future, according to a Daily News report.
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Black Bear
Marla Diamond
October 14, 2019 - 11:13 am
New Jersey’s bear hunt gets underway today.
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