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Walkers participate in the March of Dimes' March for Babies on April 26, 2015, in Manhattan. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

March For Babies Fundraiser Marches Through Manhattan

Thousands of people are marching Sunday in support of March of Dimes’ quest to prevent premature births and help those children who are born prematurely.

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Woman Born Prematurely Now Looking To Help Others Like Her As A Nurse

The March of Dimes’ March for Babies is Sunday. WCBS 880 is once again a proud sponsor of the annual event to raise money to help prevent premature birth.

04/25/2015

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Bratton Opposes Decriminalizing Low-Level Offenses, But Says ‘Broken Windows’ Is Evolving

The City Council earlier this week proposed decriminalizing low-level offenses, and on Friday, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said he does not support such a move.

04/24/2015

The Romano family (Credit: Janine Romano)

Staten Island Family Walks In March For Babies To Help Others Dealing With Prematurity

A Staten Island family living with the effects of prematurity is trying to help others cope.

04/24/2015

Dr. Sandra McCalla (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

2 Queens Hospitals Partner With March Of Dimes To Help Low-Income Mothers Carry Babies To Term

Two Queens hospitals, Jamaica Medical Center and Elmhurst Hospital, are partnering with the March of Dimes to prevent prematurity.

04/23/2015

Christopher Swain swims in the Gowanus Canal on April 22, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Clean Water Activist Swims In Gowanus Canal For Earth Day

A local man swam in the Gowanus Canal on Earth Day to call attention to what has been heralded as America’s dirtiest waterway

04/22/2015

Emma Lookatch (Credit: Pam Lookatch)

Local Family Gives Thanks To March Of Dimes By Walking In March For Babies

WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond spoke with a family that’s been involved since the very beginning of their own journey with prematurity.

04/22/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

Service Cuts, Fare Hikes Proposed By NJ TRANSIT

NJ TRANSIT said it’s looking at fare hikes and service cuts to close a budget gap.

04/21/2015

A man was wounded, and a city bus was damaged, in a shooting in East Harlem on Monday, April 20. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Man Shot, Wounded In East Harlem; Bullet Also Strikes MTA Bus

A man was shot and wounded in East Harlem late Monday afternoon, and a bullet also struck a passing city bus.

04/20/2015

A NJ TRANSIT train along the Boonton Line in Towaco (credit: NJT via Flickr)

NJ TRANSIT Proposes 9 Percent Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

Among the increases is a 75-cent hike for a one-way ride from Metropark to New York. The proposed monthly rate for that route would rise by $26, to $310.

04/20/2015

Scene of bus crash, truck into store in Queens (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Box Truck Collides With School Bus, Slams Into Fruit Market In Queens

Several people were injured Friday when an out-of- control box truck slammed into a school bus before crashing into a fruit market in Queens.

04/17/2015

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L Train Weekend Service Disruptions From Manhattan To Brooklyn Begin Friday Night

If you take the L train between Manhattan and Brooklyn, get ready for some major weekend disruptions.

04/17/2015

Rodney Stover is charged with the rape of a woman in a restroom in an East Side bar. (Credit: CBS2)

Homeless Sex Offender Accused Of Raping Woman In Kips Bay Bar Bathroom Pleads Not Guilty

A homeless sex offender arrested for allegedly raping a woman inside a restroom stall at a Manhattan bar faced a judge Thursday.

04/16/2015

Amram Israel, front, and his brother, Joel Israel, are led into court in Brooklyn on April 16, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Landlords Accused Of Trashing Apartments Arrested

The Israel brothers pleaded not guilty to charges of scheme to defraud, burglary, grand larceny, criminal mischief, unlawful eviction, offering a false instrument for filing and falsifying business records.

04/16/2015

A US military recruiting station stands damaged in Times Square after an early-morning explosion March 6, 2008.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

$115,000 Reward Offered In Unsolved 2008 Times Square Bombing

A reward of up to $115,000 is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the March 2008 bombing at the Times Square military recruitment station.

04/15/2015

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