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May 17, 2018 - 2:22 pm
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (WCBS 880/AP) -- A South Orange-Maplewood, New Jersey school board member apologized Tuesday after she was caught on camera cursing at a police officer and calling the chief a “skinhead cop.” Stephanie Lawson-Muhammad said her choice of words were an “irrational response.” Video...
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Patchogue Code Enforcement Officer Vehicle
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
May 17, 2018 - 1:43 pm
A code enforcement officer on Long Island stood accused Thursday of sexually touching two women.
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New Jersey School Bus Crash
Mack Rosenberg,WCBS 880
May 17, 2018 - 12:54 pm
A teacher and an elementary school student were confirmed dead Thursday, and 43 others were injured, after a school bus taking elementary school students on a field trip collided with a dump truck in Mount Olive.
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May 17, 2018 - 10:40 am
The landlord who provided office space for Manhattan attorney Aaron Schlossberg has kicked him out of the building, after Schlossberg was identified as the man who went on a racist rant in a Midtown restaurant.
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Metered Parking Sign
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
May 17, 2018 - 9:09 am
During a City Hall budget hearing Wednesday, Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg revealed a plan to hike metered rates by the fall.
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Brooklyn Crash Memorial
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
May 17, 2018 - 8:41 am
Ruthie Ann Miles was 30 weeks pregnant when she was hit by a car that plowed through a crosswalk. Her lawyer said her unborn child died last Friday from injuries suffered in that crash.
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Storm Damage in New Fairfield
Sean Adams/WCBS 880
May 17, 2018 - 8:26 am
About 150,000 outages remain across the region after Tuesday's wild weather, including 69,000 in Southbury, Conn. which was the site of one twister.
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Hard Hat
May 16, 2018 - 8:19 pm
A construction company working on a supertall condo tower and other local buildings has been indicted on charges that it ripped off workers to the tune of millions, and cheated the state out of $7.8 million by underreporting its payroll.
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Manhattan DA Cy Vance
Richard Drew/Pool/Sipa Press/cydapoolsipa.003/1108232301
May 16, 2018 - 4:46 pm
The NYPD is promising to change its marijuana enforcement policy next month, and along with the Brooklyn District Attorney, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has announced that he has stopped prosecuting cases of marijuana possession and smoking in public.
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Letitia James Attorney General Run Announcement
Mike Smeltz/WCBS 880
May 16, 2018 - 4:14 pm
After teasing that a big announcement was coming for days, city Public Advocate Letitia James has announced she is running to become the next New York state attorney general.
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