Local News

Sean Adams
December 06, 2018 - 7:38 am
A woman and a 12-year-old girl were injured Wednesday night when police and a gunman exchanged fire in the University Heights section of the Bronx.
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NJ Transit
Getty Images/Spencer Platt
December 05, 2018 - 7:31 pm
New Jersey Transit says it's just about done installing positive train control equipment which should cut down on cancellations and delays. But in the meantime, it's also overhauling the way it communicates with riders.
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Garbage Trucks
Seth Harrison/The Journal News via USA TODAY NETWORK
December 05, 2018 - 7:04 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A city councilmember thinks it's time for a policy change, after a garbage truck worker struck and killed a man in October but was back on the job just one month later. Aaron Gilchrist, 33, was arrested on multiple vehicle and traffic violations, after he was found driving the...
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Union rally
Steve Burns/WCBS 880
December 05, 2018 - 6:22 pm
The organized labor fight against Charter Spectrum is going into overdrive after reports indicated the company walked away from negotiations over the last week.
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ICE Agents
Sipa USA
December 05, 2018 - 5:36 pm
There’s a new set of rules on the way for police departments in New Jersey when dealing with illegal immigrants.
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Hasidic man punched
December 05, 2018 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Police say they’ve arrested the man caught on camera randomly sucker-punching a Jewish man. The NYPD announced Wednesday they arrested Enrique Gerena, 32, on hate crime and assault charges following the Nov. 30 incident. The 33-year-old victim was in front of 68 Throop Ave...
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Princeton University
December 05, 2018 - 4:40 pm
An all-male a cappella group at an Ivy League university has pulled a Disney movie song from its act following a student newspaper column that suggested the lyrics helped promote "toxic masculinity.''
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December 05, 2018 - 4:27 pm
A 20-year-old college student who was the designated driver for his friends' night out has died, two days after an impaired driver crashed into his car in New Jersey.
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Amazon Headquarters
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
December 05, 2018 - 3:50 pm
A new poll suggests New Yorkers support Amazon’s move to Long Island City, but a large number of them don’t like the incentives being given to the retail giant.
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Subway train station
Erica Brosnan/WCBS 880
December 05, 2018 - 3:11 pm
Could legalizing recreational marijuana improve the subways?
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