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Crown Heights, Brooklyn Suspect Shot By Police
April 05, 2018 - 10:09 am
Saheed Vassell, 34, was shot and killed by police just before 5 p.m. Wednesday at Montgomery Street and Utica Avenue after he pointed what was believed at first to be a gun but turned out to be a pipe.
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Matt Goins/Lexington Herald-Leader/MCT/Sipa USA
April 05, 2018 - 8:58 am
Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise.
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Crown Heights, Brooklyn Police Shooting: Pipe Recovered
April 04, 2018 - 5:59 pm
A man was shot and killed by police in Crown Heights, Brooklyn late Wednesday afternoon, after he pointed what was believed at first to be a gun but turned out to be a pipe.
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Railroad Crossing
April 04, 2018 - 5:54 pm
There is a red signal ahead for a $700 million plan in Connecticut to complete a commuter rail along the old Hartford line.
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NYPD Vehicles
April 04, 2018 - 5:07 pm
Police on Wednesday provided an update on the child abuse death this week of a little girl in a Queens apartment building.
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Upper East Side Murder-Suicide
Mike Sugerman/WCBS 880
April 04, 2018 - 4:08 pm
Police said a son killed his father, and then himself, in a quiet high-rise apartment on the Upper East Side Wednesday afternoon.
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Scott Stringer
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
April 04, 2018 - 2:47 pm
Jagged, broken metal poles and hole-filled playing surfaces plague the playgrounds at New York City Housing Authority developments, an audit has found.
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Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, Mayor Bill de Blasio
Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
April 04, 2018 - 2:29 pm
Richard Carranza has made his initial visit to a school as the new chancellor of the mammoth 1.1-million student New York City public school system.
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US Postal Service Trucks
April 04, 2018 - 2:01 pm
Agents from the U.S. Postal Service Inspector General , which investigates mail theft and mail dumping, were in Nassau County on Tuesday at a home in Bellmore where they took out dozens of black bags.
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Westchester County Executive George Latimer
John Metaxas/WCBS 880
April 04, 2018 - 12:46 pm
When Westchester County Executive George Latimer took over in January, he asked the state comptroller to review his predecessor's budget. The review raised a few red flags.
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