Local News

Scott Stringer
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
July 18, 2018 - 4:05 pm
As the city embarks on a long-term plan to fix up the subway, there is one thing Comptroller Scott Stringer wants to make sure planners don't forget – accessibility for the disabled.
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Billy Joel
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 18, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Joel grew up on Long Island and always dreamed of playing at The Garden.
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Brentwood Illegal Dumping Bust
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
July 18, 2018 - 2:29 pm
It is being called the largest bust of illegal dumping in New York state history.
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New York City Hall
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July 18, 2018 - 2:02 pm
The City Council Housing Committee on Wednesday unanimously passed a measure designed to further regulate what its supporters see as “illegal online hotels” in New York.
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Lola Pollina
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
July 18, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Two children have been bitten in shark attacks off Fire Island.
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Lesandro Guzman-Feliz
July 18, 2018 - 1:46 pm
Following the gang murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz outside a Bronx deli last month, city and state lawmakers want to require small businesses to protect children in danger.
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July 18, 2018 - 11:43 am
The city has agreed to pay nearly $21 million to settle a decade-old gender discrimination lawsuit brought by nurses and midwives.
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Kiley White
Egg Harbor Township Police Department
July 18, 2018 - 9:29 am
Kiley White, 26, of Galloway, was charged July 12 with theft by deception and harassment after staying with an Egg Harbor Township family for the past five weeks, authorities said.
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Chris Christie
Anthony Behar
July 18, 2018 - 8:56 am
Hachette Books told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former New Jersey governor's "Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics'' is scheduled for next Jan. 29.
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Longhorned Tick
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
July 18, 2018 - 8:42 am
Public health and agriculture officials are warning New York residents, farms and visitors to take precautions outdoors as a new tick species has been found in the state.
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