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Sgt. William Hart
Mike Smeltz/WCBS880
January 16, 2019 - 6:23 pm
A NYPD sergeant saved the life of a young teenager standing on the edge of the Manhattan Bridge.
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School Lunch
Dreamstime
January 16, 2019 - 5:54 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — At a City Hall hearing Wednesday, the Department of Education came under fire for the food it offers to New York City public school students. As WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reports, their mantra is “Ban the Bologna.” A group of about 20 councilmembers, including sponsor Fernando...
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Central Islip Hit-and-Run
Suffolk County Police Department
January 16, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Police on Long Island are hunting for two hit-and-run drivers that struck and killed a man on New Year’s Day.
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NYPD officer killed in collision with garbage truck
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
January 16, 2019 - 3:19 pm
The NYPD confirms one of its officers has died in a collision with a garbage truck in the Bronx.
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Casandra Diaferio
Suffolk County Police
January 16, 2019 - 2:55 pm
A Long Island woman is accused of trying to run over police officers during a traffic stop.
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Seniya Benitez and Christian Benitez
NYPD
January 16, 2019 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A 2-year-old girl with autism who was abducted in the Bronx has been found safe and a suspect was taken into police custody after a Amber Alert was issued Wednesday. Seniya Benitez, who is non-verbal, was taken by her father, 21-year-old Christian Benitez, near Gleason Avenue...
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Ronnie Langhorn and Mitchell Washington mugshots
Suffolk County Police Department
January 16, 2019 - 2:22 pm
Suffolk County police have arrested two men who were allegedly involved in a scam to defraud people through the popular app letgo.
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New York City Government Shutdown
Xinhua/Sipa USA
January 16, 2019 - 1:01 pm
As the partial government shutdown continues, the pipeline of federal money that normally flows to a number of rent stabilized tenants in New York City has stopped.
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Priest
Dreamstime
January 16, 2019 - 11:25 am
The names of local Jesuit priests have shown up on a new list of Catholic clergymen accused of sexually abusing minors.
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Linden Crash Giovanni Esposito
Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880; Hillside Police Department
January 16, 2019 - 11:01 am
Prosecutors say the man was driving with a blood-alcohol level twice the legal limit with Giovanni Esposito as passenger when he collided with a tractor-trailer that was stopped at a red light in Linden Oct. 15.
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