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Dominican Day Parade
WCBS 880
August 11, 2019 - 6:15 pm
All the exuberance of Dominican culture was on full display along Sixth Avenue at the Dominican Day Parade.
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Midwood cyclist crash
Surveillance video
August 11, 2019 - 5:47 pm
Police in Brooklyn are investigating a chain-reaction crash in Brooklyn that killed a cyclist and injured two others.
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NYPD officer
Drew Angerer/Getty Images
August 11, 2019 - 5:26 pm
An off-duty NYPD officer was among two people killed in a fiery crash on the Henry Hudson Parkway Sunday morning, officials said.
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Bnos Menachem yeshiva
WCBS 880
August 11, 2019 - 3:31 pm
A Jewish girls school in Brooklyn has become the first in New York City to install a bullet-resistant classroom door—one of dozens the school plans to install to protect students.
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Hemp plant
Jackie Borchardt/The Enquirer via Imagn Content Services, LLC
August 11, 2019 - 2:43 pm
Hemp can now be grown legally in New Jersey under a bill signed by Gov. Phil Murphy.
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Bottled water
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August 11, 2019 - 1:42 pm
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Newark should provide bottled water to residents with lead service lines after tests indicate filters may not be protecting them against elevated lead levels.
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FDNY Ambulance
Dreamstime
August 11, 2019 - 12:26 pm
Ambulance workers needed ambulances after two of their medical vehicles were involved in a violent crash in the Bronx.
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ICE protest
Scott Olson/Getty Images
August 11, 2019 - 12:04 pm
A crowd protesting what they called the government's "terrorizing'' of immigrant communities shut down part of a Manhattan highway.
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Jeffrey Epstein
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
August 11, 2019 - 10:42 am
Jeffrey Epstein's apparent suicide Saturday morning in a federal jail launched new conspiracy theories online in a saga that has provided fodder for them for years, fueled by Epstein's ties to princes, politicians and other famous and powerful people.
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Carol Laura, left, and George Acquaire walk barefoot to a peace sign mowed in the grass at the site of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Arts Fair, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Bethel, N.Y. Woodstock will be celebrated on its 50th anniversary, but it won't be your hippie uncle's trample-the-fences concert. While plans for a big Woodstock 50 festival collapsed after a run of calamities, the bucolic upstate New York site of the 1969 show is hosting a long weekend of events featuring separate shows by festival veterans like Carlos Santana and John Fogerty. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 11, 2019 - 8:37 am
BETHEL, N.Y. (AP) — Woodstock will be celebrated on its 50th anniversary, but it won't be your hippie uncle's trample-the-fences concert. While plans for a big Woodstock 50 festival collapsed after a run of calamities, the bucolic upstate New York site of the 1969 show is hosting a long weekend of...
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