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Steven Pollard
January 11, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Funeral services for firefighter Steven Pollard were held at Good Shepherd Church in Marine Park, Brooklyn Friday morning.
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Human trafficking tattoo
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
January 11, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Many people living on Long Island are in shock when they hear that there are thousands of victims of human trafficking in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
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New York Islanders
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
January 11, 2019 - 2:45 pm
The new venue would be heated and cooled with natural gas, and the supplier, National Grid, is pushing a controversial source -- the Williams Pipeline.
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Amtrak Train
WCBS 880
January 11, 2019 - 12:21 pm
A downed power wire east of New York City has disrupted Amtrak rail service in the Northeast.
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Subway screwdriver Stabbing
January 11, 2019 - 11:28 am
The NYPD has released a video of a robbery suspect wanted for stabbing a sleeping subway rider with a screwdriver on a Brooklyn train.
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Woman holds sign 'we want to work'
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- As the partial government shutdown enters its third week, 800,000 federal workers are not getting paychecks. In New Jersey, some workers are eligible to apply for unemployment assistance, WCBS 880's Sean Adams reported. Workers affected by the shutdown who visit the state's...
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Dog Museum
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
January 11, 2019 - 10:02 am
It's a museum that invites visitors to come! Sit! And stay.
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January 11, 2019 - 5:55 am
BRIDEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man who police say placed a 3-foot alligator on top of another man in Connecticut as part of an extortion attempt has pleaded guilty to reduced charges. The Connecticut Post reports 30-year-old Isaias Garcia, of Garland, Texas, entered his plea Thursday to unlawful...
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Recreational Marijuana
Photo by Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS/Sipa USA
January 10, 2019 - 7:01 pm
A task force has been formed in Nassau County to look into the implications of legalizing recreational marijuana.
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NYC Ferry
January 10, 2019 - 6:23 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that another ferry will be coming to Staten Island.
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