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White House: AP Report Claiming National Guard Under Consideration For Immigration Enforcement '100 Percent Not True'

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The White House is calling a report by The Associated Press that the Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants as “100 percent not true.” 1,603 more words


Co-Ed 5th Grade Basketball Team Allowed To Continue In Clark, N.J.

CLARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A co-ed Catholic Youth Organization basketball team in Clark, New Jersey will be able to continue its season after a controversial decision to shut them down. 126 more words


'Listen, We Failed:' Tenants Furious After Rare Infection Spread By Rat Urine Infects 3, Killing 1, In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Anger was unleased in a meeting at a Bronx building Wednesday night, as officials try to make sure no one else gets infected after one person died and two others… 1,682 more words


NJ Votes On Opioid Bill As New Program Offers HOPE To Staten Island Addicts

TRENTON, N.J. (CBsNewYork/AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on legislation sought by Gov. Chris Christie to help curb the state’s opioid crisis. 660 more words


NYPD Officers Stop Man From Committing Suicide At Tribeca Hotel

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer helped keep a man from committing suicide at a hotel in Tribeca early Tuesday.

Officer Theodore Plevritis talked with WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell about his encounter with the man at the Sheraton Hotel on Canal Street. 287 more words


Cashless Tolls Coming To New Bayonne Bridge

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Cashless tolls are coming to the new Bayonne Bridge.

Instead of slowing through toll booths drivers will maintain their speed. Electronic devices will collect money from drivers through E-ZPass, or a bill will be sent in the mail for those who pay with cash. 294 more words


Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino Visits Muslim School To Express Solidarity

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries has raised concerns in the Muslim community.

To quell those concerns, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino visited a Muslim school in Yonkers on Friday to express his solidarity, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported. 139 more words