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Brooklyn Window Groping Suspect
NYPD
May 20, 2018 - 11:31 am
Police were searching Sunday morning for a man who they say groped a woman through her bedroom window, and then claimed to be a police officer, in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn.
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FDNY Ambulance
Dreamstime
May 20, 2018 - 11:03 am
Police said a total of 25 people were sickened this weekend from overdoses of K2 in Brooklyn.
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May 19, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The 10-year-old student killed in the school bus crash on Route 80 has been identified as Miranda Vargas. Her wake will be held at the Marrocco Memorial Chapel on Sunday afternoon. Her funeral will be held on Monday. There will also be a town-wide service for the...
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In this July 7, 2006 file photo, Boston Symphony Orchestra music director James Levine conducts the symphony on its opening night performance at Tanglewood in Lenox, Mass.
(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
May 19, 2018 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Opera said in court documents Friday that it found credible evidence that conductor James Levine engaged in sexually abusive or harassing conduct with seven people that included inappropriate touching and demands for sex acts over a 25-year period. The Met fired...
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May 19, 2018 - 12:53 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- A New Jersey lawmaker says it's time to talk about school bus safety. This comes after a deadly crash on Route 80, earlier this week. Senator Joseph Lagana said he wants a special transportation committee hearing to analyze safety standards, review best practices, and...
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Andrew Cuomo
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
May 19, 2018 - 12:45 pm
GREAT NECK, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- Governor Cuomo called it an investment in the future economy. The state is providing $72 million for three medical facilities proposed for Long Island. Long Island University will receive $12 million to open the only veterinary medicine college in the metro area. Cold...
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An Aerial View of Sandy Hook, Raritan Bay and the Naval Station Earle, New Jersey
Dreamstime
May 19, 2018 - 12:36 pm
KEANSBURG, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- High drama on the waters off of New Jersey. FDNY firefighters rescued five people after their motorboat capsized in rough seas in Sandy Hook Bay off Keansburg. Members of Marine 8 raced to the overturned boat around 9 p.m. Friday. FDNY Lt. Philip Miller said it took...
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Dimitrios Pagourtzis
Galveston County Sheriff's Office via AP
May 19, 2018 - 12:13 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The 17-year-old suspect in the killing 10 people at a Texas high school has confessed, authorities say, but his motivation for the attack remains unclear. Santa Fe High School junior Dimitrious Pagourtzis hid a shotgun and a pistol under his trenchcoat before opening fire in...
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May 18, 2018 - 5:46 pm
When a group of elementary school students got rowdy on a school bus in the Bronx last week, the driver pulled over, the police were called, and parents were forced to pick up their children from the scene, a parent and school officials told WCBS 880.
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Tea And Sympathy Royal Wedding
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
May 18, 2018 - 5:16 pm
If you really want a piece of the royal wedding action several New York restaurants and bars are having early morning "viewing parties."
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