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Jail Cell
Dreamstime
July 19, 2018 - 12:49 pm
The City Council has approved a bill to give free domestic phone calls to those incarcerated in New York City.
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Steam pipe explosion in Flatiron District
July 19, 2018 - 12:29 pm
A massive steam pipe explosion has closed roads and disrupted mass transit service in the busy Flatiron District as repairs and cleanup efforts are underway.
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Steam pipe explosion
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
July 19, 2018 - 12:28 pm
The steam pipe explosion in the Flatiron District Thursday morning sent a shower of gritty gunk coming down on everything and everyone below – forcing the FDNY to bring people in for decontamination.
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Facebook
PA Images/Sipa USA
July 19, 2018 - 10:28 am
Anthony "Willie" Sambogna's Facebook post accuses the Democrat running for mayor, Chris Chung, of making the November general election about "Korean power."
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Black Widow Spider
Dreamstime
July 18, 2018 - 8:20 pm
They weren’t eating their curds and whey – a woman and her 11-year-old son were actually about to start eating grapes. But nevertheless, along came a spider.
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Chris Christie
Anthony Behar
July 18, 2018 - 8:05 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- “Let Me Finish” – that is the title and the message of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s book coming out next year. The book, for which the full title is "Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics," is scheduled...
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Scales Of Justice In Courtroom
Dreamstime
July 18, 2018 - 7:54 pm
New York City is suing the Department of Justice over a public safety grant the city says is not being handed out.
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Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
July 18, 2018 - 5:23 pm
With one person now dead in an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Washington Heights, an Upper Manhattan lawmaker is calling on the city to make it easier for average people to track their neighborhood cooling towers.
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Dean Skelos
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 18, 2018 - 4:18 pm
Former New York state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was convicted in his retrial on corruption charges Tuesday.
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