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Associated Press
January 16, 2020 - 6:04 pm
Five family members and another person stole more than $1.4 million from a widow who was under the family’s care, according to an indictment handed up Thursday.
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Harvey Weinstein leaves a Manhattan courthouse during a break in jury selection for his rape trial in New York, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Associated Press
January 16, 2020 - 3:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers went to court Thursday with a last-minute demand to halt jury selection and move his rape trial out of New York City, where they say intense publicity, protesters and even the consideration of supermodel Gigi Hadid as a juror have turned the case into a “...
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Cops Machete Rescue
NYPD
WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 16, 2020 - 12:54 pm
Shocking surveillance video shows NYPD officers and a bodega working coming to the aid of a teenager who was attacked with a machete in East Harlem over the weekend.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives for jury selection in his trial on rape and sexual assault charges, in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Associated Press
January 15, 2020 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein and his lawyers met with prosecutors behind closed doors for about an hour Wednesday as they worked to whittle down the pool of prospective jurors in his New York rape trial. The legal teams narrowed the juror pool by examining responses to a questionnaire given to...
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Associated Press
January 14, 2020 - 7:18 pm
A woman accused of using a nail clipper to stab her husband has been charged with murder, authorities announced Tuesday.
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Central Park at night
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 14, 2020 - 9:14 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Crime in Central Park is on the rise, according to new NYPD data. The New York Post reports that crime in the park increased 33 percent in 2019 compared to 2018. There were 68 major crimes there last year, while there were 52 in 2018. Among those crimes were 21 robberies—up...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2019, file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a meeting at the prime minister's office in Tokyo. Iran on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, acknowledged that its armed forces “unintentionally” shot down the Ukrainian jetliner that crashed earlier this week, killing all 176 aboard, after the government had repeatedly denied Western accusations that it was responsible. (Charly Triballeau/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Associated Press
January 14, 2020 - 7:23 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's judiciary said Tuesday arrests have been made for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane that killed all 176 people on board just after takeoff from Tehran last week. The announcement came amid an upswell of anger and protests by Iranians in recent days...
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Associated Press
January 13, 2020 - 6:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former executive for a drug company was sentenced Monday to 33 months in federal prison in a bribery and kickbacks scheme that Massachusetts prosecutors say helped fuel the national opioid epidemic. Michael Gurry, a former vice president at Insys Therapeutics, was also sentenced to...
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63 year old woman attacked
NYPD
WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 12, 2020 - 4:23 pm
The NYPD is searching for a man who used luggage in an attack on a woman in Manhattan, leaving her with facial injuries.
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CLARIFIES WOMAN WAS TALKING TO POLICEMAN - In this Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 photo, released by Iranian Students' News Agency, ISNA, a woman attending a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the Ukraine plane crash, talks to a policeman, at the gate of Amri Kabir University in Tehran, Iran. Security forces deployed in large numbers across the capital, Tehran, on Sunday, expecting more protests after its Revolutionary Guard admitted to accidentally shooting down a passenger plane at a time of soaring tensions with the United States. (Mona Hoobehfekr/ISNA via AP)
AP News
January 12, 2020 - 11:38 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian demonstrators defied a heavy police presence Sunday night to protest their country's days of denials that it shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane carrying 176 people, the latest unrest to roil the capital amid soaring tensions with the United States...
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