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Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer
WCBS 880
April 10, 2018 - 1:37 pm
NORTHPORT, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- The only Veterans Affairs hospital on Long Island is in desperate need of a new heating and cooling system. As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, the VA hospital in Northport opened in the 1920s. At that time, the hospital would cool off rooms by opening the windows...
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US Postal Service Trucks
Dreamstime
April 10, 2018 - 1:23 pm
A Long Island postal worker has been charged with hiding mail he was supposed to deliver.
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Shola Olatoye
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
April 10, 2018 - 12:20 pm
The leader of the New York City Housing Authority is stepping down amid a scandal over lead paint inspections.
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Wrestling mat
April 10, 2018 - 9:53 am
A former wrestler and student has filed a lawsuit, claiming Bergen Catholic High School officials conspired to cover up sexual and verbal abuse in the school's renowned wrestling program.
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Tuskegee Airmen Congressional Gold Medal
CHUCK KENNEDY/MCT/Sipa USA
April 09, 2018 - 6:12 pm
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- The remains of a Tuskegee Airman who went missing more than 70 years ago might have been found. The Washington Post reported Sunday that Capt. Lawrence E. Dickson, a black fighter pilot who had trained at The Tuskegee Army Flying School, was believed to have been...
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Scales Of Justice In Courtroom
Dreamstime
April 09, 2018 - 5:17 pm
Families of the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks still believe Saudi Arabia was involved, and they are pursuing a lawsuit to get answers.
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FDNY Ambulance
Dreamstime
April 09, 2018 - 3:45 pm
An FDNY paramedic was arrested Monday and charged with sexually abusing a woman in the back of an ambulance.
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Councilman Daniel Dromm: State Test Protest
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
April 09, 2018 - 3:33 pm
Parents, students, and Queens City Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-25th) want the city Department of Education to do a better job of letting parents know their children do not have to sit for state tests.
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110th Street Subway Station Protest
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
April 09, 2018 - 2:40 pm
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is drawing heat for what some say is missing from its improvement plans at a subway station at the northwest corner of Central Park.
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Long Island Bus Crash
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
April 09, 2018 - 2:37 pm
A charter bus carrying teenagers returning from a spring break trip Sunday night struck a bridge overpass on Long Island, seriously injuring six passengers and mangling the entire length of the top of the bus.
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