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Gavel
Dreamstime
May 06, 2018 - 11:11 am
A Queens lawyer is accused of trying to pull off an elaborate scheme where he would get a convicted murderer an undeserved exoneration – and then sue the city for money.
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Antonio Staton
NYPD
May 05, 2018 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A toddler is back in his mother's arms after a daycare gave the boy to the woman's ex-boyfriend, against the mother's wishes. Alandria Clark said Antonio Staton took her little DJ without her permission in retaliation to their break-up. "It's my child, it's a child, she...
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Police Lights
Dreamstime
May 05, 2018 - 4:47 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- Thousands of DWI convictions over an 8 year period in New Jersey might have been processed the wrong way. The question prosecutors are asking is, did a state trooper lie about data from a machine that determines blood alcohol content? A state supreme court judge...
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A red light at an intersection.
Dreamstime
May 05, 2018 - 2:37 pm
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- Rear end crashes are up at intersections with red light cameras in Suffolk County. "How can you have one intersection where accidents go up 100 percent, and you don't take it down?" legislator Robert Trotta said. He is once again calling on the county to end the red...
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Thomas Tramaglini
Kenilworth Public Schools via CBS News
May 05, 2018 - 2:13 pm
KENILWORTH, N.J. (WCBS 880) -- School officials in Kenilworth met for a special session on Saturday, after the superintendent was arrested this week on charges of defecation. WCBS 880's Mack Rosenberg was at the meeting and has more. Thomas Tramaglini, 42, still has a job for now. The...
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A Harlem River crossing.
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
May 05, 2018 - 12:12 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Some Harlem River bridges could become a new haven for bikes. WCBS 880's Ethan Harp reports a $90 million plan is aimed at helping Manhattan and the Bronx become better connected. "That's gonna be a lot of help," Sean said. Sean is one of the thousands who walk across the...
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Kader Mustafa
Handout via Mack Rosenberg/WCBS 880
May 04, 2018 - 4:34 pm
A suspect is in custody in connection with the shooting death of a 24-year-old woman in Freehold early Friday morning.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
May 04, 2018 - 4:10 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WCBS 880/AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ramping up his opposition to the Trump administration's proposal to open up new areas for oil and gas drilling. The governor announced during a Friday news conference on Manhattan's southern tip that he's proposing legislation that would...
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Michael Skakel
Jason Rearick/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool, File
May 04, 2018 - 3:48 pm
The court issued a 4-3 ruling Friday that Skakel's trial attorney, Michael Sherman, failed to present evidence of an alibi. The decision reversed the court's previous ruling that reinstated Skakel's conviction after a lower court had ordered a new trial.
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Missing Long Island Dog
Moe Is Missing In Riverhead/Facebook
May 04, 2018 - 2:24 pm
Moe's back! A quadriplegic man has been reunited with his dog after a teen found the animal in her backyard on Long Island.
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