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Times Square
Xinhua/Sipa USA
May 02, 2018 - 8:33 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Spring has suddenly turned to summer in New York City and already we are getting our first air quality alert. It's in effect between 11 a.m. and 11 p.m. for the entire Tri-State area. People with respiratory issues or heart disease are being advised to limit their outdoor...
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Queens Attack Person of Interest
May 02, 2018 - 7:58 am
The NYPD has released surveillance video of a man identified as a person of interest in connection to the brutal beating of a mom in Queens.
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Mamaroneck Incident
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
May 01, 2018 - 8:15 pm
Charges are have been leveled against the mother of a 2-year-old Mamaroneck girl who died Saturday.
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May 01, 2018 - 7:27 pm
New York City Public Advocate Letitia James, Comptroller Scott Stringer, and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Tuesday called on the Mayoral Charter Revision Commission to approve instant runoff voting.
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Newark Mayor Mayor Ras Baraka
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
May 01, 2018 - 7:05 pm
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka wants free legal help for low-income renters battling their landlords.
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FDNY Ambulance
May 01, 2018 - 5:27 pm
An 85-year-old woman was killed, and her 90-year-old husband was critically injured, when they were struck by a sport-utility vehicle in Marine Park, Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon.
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Andrew Cuomo
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
May 01, 2018 - 4:24 pm
New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed one gun bill on Tuesday and rolled out another, and demanded that the federal government follow his lead.
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Coast Guard Honors People Who Rescued Fishermen On LI
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
May 01, 2018 - 4:15 pm
It was a team effort this past weekend to rescue three fishermen – one of them near death – from the waters off Long Island.
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Mike Francesa
May 01, 2018 - 3:36 pm
Mike Francesa made his triumphant return to WFAN Monday with his new show “Mike’s On.”
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New York City Hall
Getty Images
May 01, 2018 - 2:54 pm
A large municipal union is pulling out all the stops trying to get the city to fund paid parental leave for its members.
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