New York City

New York skyline
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AP News
December 31, 2019 - 7:16 am
New York City plans to double its roster of building facade inspectors and take other steps after debris fell from a high-rise and killed an architect in midtown Manhattan this month.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 30, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Viral video posted to social media on Monday shows a man apparently attempted to abduct a young girl on a subway train in the Bronx.
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Minimum wage
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 30, 2019 - 5:26 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday reminded all New Yorkers that the state minimum wage will increase once again on New Year’s Eve.
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Donald Trump
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 29, 2019 - 2:06 pm
President Trump slammed Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio for the “TREMENDOUS Homeless problems” in the state and city, saying they should "politely" ask him for help.
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2019 file photo, mourners gather at a funeral service for Chuen Kok at the Ng Fook Funeral Home in New York. Kok, an 83-year-old homeless man whom Chinatown residents warmly greeted as "uncle," was one of four men bludgeoned to death in the community last week. New York City's annual homicide total has eclipsed 300 for the first time since 2016, and other crime categories are also trending higher. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
AP News
December 28, 2019 - 2:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s annual homicide total has surpassed 300 for the first time since 2016, fueled by pockets of gang violence, a pair of quadruple killings and an unusual number of bookkeeping adjustments. Through Dec. 22, the city has tallied 311 homicides, compared with 290 at the...
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United States Federal Court
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 27, 2019 - 4:04 pm
A 17-year sentence for a New York City man who sought to aid the Islamic State group by trying to kill an FBI agent is “shockingly low," a federal appeals court said Friday as it ordered a judge to re-sentence him.
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Steve Burns
December 27, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Politicians and activists say the fight to legalize electric bikes and scooters is not over, despite a veto from Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday.
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New Year's Eve Ball
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Kristie Keleshian
December 27, 2019 - 2:16 pm
It’s not New Year’s Eve quite yet – but Times Square is already setting up for the annual event.
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Newborn Baby
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Associated Press
December 23, 2019 - 5:34 pm
The most popular baby names in New York City last year were Liam and Emma, according to data released by city health officials Monday.
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Vision Zero
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Marla Diamond
December 23, 2019 - 3:17 pm
The de Blasio administration introduced new plans on Monday to protect pedestrians, especially during the final days of the holiday season.
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