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A health care worker who had been serving in West Africa was quarantined after landing at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, Oct. 24. (Credit: CBS 2)

Traveler Quarantined In NJ After Returning From West Africa Tests Negative For Ebola

On Saturday, the New Jersey Department of Health said the woman remains under observation and in isolation at University Hospital in Newark.

10/25/2014

The No. 1 train. (credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

MTA Says Subway System Is Safe To Ride After Some Raise Concerns About Ebola

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is assuring customers that the subway system is safe to ride after some straphangers became concerned after hearing that New York City’s first Ebola patient rode the subway several times before testing positive for the disease.

10/24/2014

Jeida Torres (credit: Kimberly Torres-Smith via Facebook)

Man Charged following Beating Death Of 3-Year-Old Jeida Torres In Brooklyn

Kelsey Smith, 20, is charged with felony assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17 years old, police said.

10/19/2014

Judge Judy Kluger from Sanctuary for Families and Sen. Charles Schumer appear at a news conference on Oct. 19, 2014, in Manhattan. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Sen. Charles Schumer Seeks To Make Covert GPS Tracking Illegal

Schumer’s proposed legislation would offer limited exceptions, including ones for law enforcement investigations and parents who want to monitor their child’s whereabouts.

10/19/2014

Wall of Remembrance, Sept. 11 memorial at MCU Park in Coney Island (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Police Arrest Suspect In Vandalism Of 9/11 Memorial In Coney Island

Elliot Baez, 58, has been charged with criminal mischief for allegedly defacing the memorial.

10/18/2014

LANDOVER, MD - AUGUST 18: A football sits on the grass during a preseason game between the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns at FedExField on August 18, 2014 in Landover, Maryland.

Wyandanch HS Football Players Suspended Over ‘Roughhousing’

School officials say an investigation into a bullying incident involving five Wyandanch Memorial High School varsity football players turned out to be unfounded.

10/18/2014

Protesters calling for The Metropolitan Opera to cancel "The Death of Klinghoffer" on Sept. 22, 2014 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Former Mayor Giuliani Expected To Join Protest Against ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Critics of the Met’s decision to feature the opera want it canceled, arguing that the performance is anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.

10/18/2014

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Liberian Population On Staten Island Concerned About Discrimination In Wake Of Ebola Scare

As many as 8,000 Liberians live in the Clifton section of Staten Island, known as Little Liberia.

10/17/2014

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Report: Cost-Per-Inmate Jumps In Troubled NYC Jails

A new report has found that the taxpayer cost of jailing a New York City inmate has jumped 42 percent since 2007 as levels of violence continue to rise.

10/17/2014

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Newark Mayor Pens Letter To President Regarding State Of School District

Newark’s Mayor is asking for the Commander in Chief to weigh in on how to fix New Jersey’s largest school district.

10/16/2014

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American Red Cross: Are You Prepared For A Fire At Your Home?

The American Red Cross has launched a campaign aimed at cutting the number of deaths in home fires by 25 percent over the next five years.

10/13/2014

Essex County Acting Prosecutor Carolyn Murray discusses the stray-bullet shooting of 15-month-old Sania Cunningham in Irvington, N.J. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Authorities Looking For 3 Men In Stray-Bullet Killing Of NJ Toddler

The family of a 15-month-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet inside her home Saturday had just moved into the Irvington apartment two days before, authorities said.

10/12/2014

Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Another Possible Ebola Scare In NYC As New Screenings Start At JFK

New York City health officials said the teen tested negative for Ebola.

10/11/2014

Claire Thomas, staff attorney for the Safe Passage Project (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Group Training Pro-Bono Lawyers To Help With Surge Of Immigrant Kid Cases

Claire Thomas, the staff attorney for the Safe Passage Project, said many of the children don’t have legal representation, and that’s why her group is training volunteer lawyers as fast as it can.

10/06/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference about tightening Ebola-related measures on Oct. 5, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Calls For Better U.S. Screenings Of Travelers Coming From Ebola-Stricken Countries

The New York Democrat said Sunday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should train agents to conduct screenings on passengers arriving at U.S. airports from Ebola-affected countries.

10/05/2014

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