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Demonstrators protest Chris Christie's decision to send New Jersey state troopers to Baltimore on April 29, 2015, in New Brunswick, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Christie Defends Decision To Send NJ State Troopers To Baltimore

Over the sound of protesters upset with the move, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday defended his decision to send state troopers to Baltimore following riots there.

04/29/2015

David Wildstein, former director of interstate capital projects for the Port Authority, waits to testify at a hearing held by the Assembly Transportation Committee on Jan. 9, 2014, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Report: Former Port Authority Official To Plead Guilty In Bridgegate Scandal

Wildstein could enter his plea Friday in Newark federal court, where grand jurors are hearing testimony on the scandal.

04/29/2015

Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the David N. Dinkins Leadership and Public Policy Forum at Columbia University on April 29, 2015. (Photo by Kevin Hagen/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Baltimore Shows Justice System Is ‘Out Of Balance’

“It’s time to change our approach,” Clinton said in her first major policy address since launching her presidential campaign earlier this month. “It’s time to end the era of mass incarceration.”

04/29/2015

FILE -- A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue (credit: 
Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Community Board Meets To Address Concerns Of Megatowers Casting Shadows On Central Park

There are concerns megatowers going up in the 57th Street area could dim parts of Central Park.

04/28/2015

(Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Workplace Safety Advocates Rally To Remember Those Killed While On The Job

Several people gathered at a rally in the West Village Tuesday to remember the many workers killed or injured on the job in the past year.

04/28/2015

Negotiations Continue On Capitol Hill One Day Before Debt Limit Deadline

Openly Gay Local Hoteliers Hit With Boycott For Hosting Sen. Ted Cruz

An openly gay New York City hotelier came under fire Monday for hosting U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who opposes gay marriage.

04/27/2015

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.

04/26/2015

(Credit: Anna Malillo)

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

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