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Westchester County Unveils Plan To Fingerprint, Background Check Uber & Lyft Drivers

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Ride sharing is coming soon to Westchester County, and officials say they are the driving force behind a new program to make sure passengers are in good hands. 149 more words

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Judge Denies Request To Restart Jury Selection In Martin Shkreli Fraud Trial

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jury selection at the securities fraud trial of former pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli has hit a rough patch.

Lawyers for Shkreli complained Tuesday that news coverage is tainting the jury pool. 272 more words

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Jury Selection Begins In 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Fraud Trial

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Jury selection started in Brooklyn in the fraud trial of former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli.

“I’m excited,” Shkreli said of the trial in a brief phone call last week to The Associated Press. 459 more words

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Emmy-Winning Veteran TV Reporter Gabe Pressman Dies At 93

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Emmy-winning TV journalist Gabe Pressman has died at the age of 93.

Pressman’s longtime employer NBC New York announced his death Friday on Twitter. 897 more words

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He's Back: Joe Lhota Returns To MTA Chairman Post

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — What’s old is new again at the MTA.

State lawmakers have confirmed Gov. Andrew Cuomo‘s nomination of former New York City mayoral candidate… 847 more words

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Man Says Malpractice At Elmhurst Hospital Led To Amputation

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Queens man is filing a lawsuit after his hand had to be amputated at a city hospital after a blood pressure monitoring line was inserted. 122 more words

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Protesters Are Harassing People At Jamaica, Queens Abortion Clinic, AG Schneiderman Says

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Court action is being sought to protect patients going to a women’s health clinic in Jamaica, Queens.

As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, demonstrators outside the Choices Women’s Medical Center have been described as vicious and hostile. 97 more words

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