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New York City Hall
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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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City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
May 01, 2018 - 2:29 pm
Midtown Manhattan is in a near-constant state of gridlock these days, and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is taking some of the blame himself.
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Marta Zielinska/WCBS 880
May 01, 2018 - 1:52 pm
After a man died at the Lynbrook train station, his best friend has now filed a $10 million lawsuit against the Long Island Rail Road.
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Coyote
Harry Collins/Dreamstime
May 01, 2018 - 1:47 pm
The 5-year-old girl was rescued by an off-duty Irvington officer after the coyote came out of nowhere and bit her arm while she was playing at James M. Carroll Park in Thornwood on Sunday afternoon.
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Katyn Memorial In Jersey City
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
May 01, 2018 - 1:35 pm
There's controversy brewing in Jersey City over a memorial to tens of thousands of Polish officers massacred by Soviet secret police in 1940 during World War II.
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Sheldon Silver
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
May 01, 2018 - 1:31 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880/AP) -- The government’s key witness was on the stand Tuesday in the retrial of former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver – trying to show that Silver traded the power of his office for cash. Silver is facing bribery, extortion and other charges in his new trial, after his...
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Ali Muhammad Brown
Essex County Prosecutor's Office
May 01, 2018 - 12:25 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (WCBS 880/AP) -- A man who says he was on "jihad" to avenge U.S. policy in the Middle East when he shot and killed a 19-year-old New Jersey college student has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Ali Muhammad Brown admitted to killing Brendan Tevlin as he sat in his car at...
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Black Bear In A Tree
Dreamstime
May 01, 2018 - 11:58 am
A young black bear that has been roaming around residential areas in New Jersey has been tranquilized and captured.
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Queens Attack
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
May 01, 2018 - 8:06 am
The victim was found severely beaten, possibly raped and unconscious in the stairwell of an apartment building at Kissena Boulevard and 72nd Road in Kew Gardens Hills around 8:30 a.m. Monday.
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Mayor Ras Baraka
Tariq Zehawi/NORTHJERSEY.COM via USA TODAY NETWORK
April 30, 2018 - 8:41 pm
Three Newark residents are suing Mayor Ras Baraka for allegedly having police officers escort a hip-hop DJ to his own birthday party.
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