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June 16, 2019 - 3:50 pm
The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.
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Medical Marijuana
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June 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm
It’s down to the wire in Albany. With just three days left in this year’s session, there appears to be a last-minute push to legalize marijuana.
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Ed Kranepool and Art Shamsky
WCBS 880
June 16, 2019 - 1:50 pm
Two former Mets from the 1969 World Championship team made a Father’s Day surprise visit to a rehab center in East Islip.
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New York City Police and Fire Department personnel secure the scene in front of a building in midtown Manhattan where a helicopter crash landed, Monday, June 10, 2019. The Fire Department says the helicopter crash-landed on the top of the tower, which isn't far from Rockefeller Center and Times Square. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 16, 2019 - 1:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require all helicopters be equipped with data recorders after a deadly chopper crash in New York City. Sen. Charles Schumer says the FAA failed for years to heed warnings from federal safety...
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Bronx murder attempted suicide
WCBS 880
June 16, 2019 - 11:09 am
A mother and her 10-year-old daughter are dead in what police are investigating as a double murder-attempted suicide in the Bronx, authorities say.
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Christopher C. Morgan touches the casket of his son, West Point Cadet Christopher J. Morgan, during the interment ceremony at West Point, N.Y., Saturday, June 15, 2019. Over 1500 family, friends and military personnel attended, as well as former President Bill Clinton who delivered remarks at the memorial service. (Mark Vergari/The Journal News via AP)
June 16, 2019 - 12:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A West Point cadet killed during a training exercise has been laid to rest at the academy's cemetery. The funeral for Christopher J. Morgan was held Saturday at the United States Military Academy. WABC-TV reports speakers included former president Bill Clinton. Morgan's father had...
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Conrad Sipa
Doug Hood
June 15, 2019 - 5:25 pm
A New Jersey man convicted of the murder of a retired FDNY firefighter was sentenced to 45 years in prison.
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Pride Flag Roosevelt Island
WCBS 880
June 15, 2019 - 4:52 pm
As Pride month rolls on, New York's largest rainbow flag has been unveiled.
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O.J. Simpson
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June 15, 2019 - 4:09 pm
O.J. Simpson has launched a Twitter account with a video post in which the former football star says he's got a "little gettin' even to do."
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Plane skids on runway Newark Airport
Caroline Craddock via AP
June 15, 2019 - 2:21 pm
Flights have resumed flying in and out of Newark Libtery Airport after authorities say a plane blew tires while landing, sending it skidding on the runway before coming to a halt.
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