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Dr. Stephen Wadowski, of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, told WCBS 880 he's worried about the longterm impact the conditi...
05/09/2020
3 NY Kids Have Died From Mysterious Illness Associated With COVID-19

Dr. Stephen Wadowski, of SUNY Downstate Medical Center, told WCBS 880 he's worried about the longterm impact the condition may have on kids. At least 3 children have died in New York and dozens more are ill.

Three children have now died in New York state from a possible complication from the coronavirus involving swollen blood vessels and heart problems, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.

Gov. Cuomo, who has won bipartisan praise for rallying supplies for ravaged hospitals and helping slow the coronavirus, ...
05/09/2020
Cuomo Criticized Over NY's High Nursing Home Death Toll

Gov. Cuomo, who has won bipartisan praise for rallying supplies for ravaged hospitals and helping slow the coronavirus, is coming under increasing criticism over the fact New York leads the nation in nursing home deaths.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has won bipartisan praise for rallying supplies for his ravaged hospitals and helping slow the coronavirus, is coming under increasing criticism for not bringing that same level of commitment to a problem that has so far stymied him: nursing homes.

Connecticut officials have released details on how restaurants, retail stores, hair salons and other businesses can reop...
05/09/2020
Conn. Releases Guidelines For Businesses Reopening On May 20

Connecticut officials have released details on how restaurants, retail stores, hair salons and other businesses can reopen beginning May 20.

Connecticut officials have released detailed protocols on how restaurants, retail stores, hair salons and other businesses can reopen beginning May 20.

The FDA has approved a new coronavirus antigen test that can give results in 15 minutes.
05/09/2020
FDA Approves New Coronavirus Test With Fast Results

The FDA has approved a new coronavirus antigen test that can give results in 15 minutes.

U.S. regulators have approved a new type of coronavirus test that administration officials have promoted as a key to opening up the country.

JUST IN: Positive cases of COVID-19 continue decline in New Jersey as death toll surpasses 9,000.
05/09/2020
Positive Cases Of COVID-19 Decline In NJ As Death Toll Passes 9,000

JUST IN: Positive cases of COVID-19 continue decline in New Jersey as death toll surpasses 9,000.

Gov. Phil Murphy said Saturday that coronavirus hospitalizations continued to drop in New Jersey and that the number of people testing positive was also on the decline, but the number of deaths continued to rise, surpassing 9,000.

Snow fell in Central Park on Saturday, tying the record for the latest snowfall of the year set more than 40 years ago.
05/09/2020
May Snow In Central Park Ties 1977 Record For Latest Snowfall

Snow fell in Central Park on Saturday, tying the record for the latest snowfall of the year set more than 40 years ago.

Snow fell in Central Park on Saturday, tying the record for the latest snowfall of the year set more than 40 years ago.

BREAKING: New COVID-19 hospitalizations in New York state reach lowest level since March, Cuomo says.
05/09/2020
New COVID-19 Hospitalizations In NY Reach Lowest Level Since March

BREAKING: New COVID-19 hospitalizations in New York state reach lowest level since March, Cuomo says.

The number of coronavirus deaths in New York rose by more than 200 Saturday as cases topped 330,000, but new hospitalizations reached their lowest level since mid-March.

New York residents who were sexually abused as children have an additional five months to sue those responsible after Go...
05/09/2020
NY Child Victims Act Filing Deadline Extended To January

New York residents who were sexually abused as children have an additional five months to sue those responsible after Gov. Cuomo extended a filing deadline to make up for curtailed court services during the coronavirus pandemic.

New York residents who were sexually abused as children have an additional five months to sue those responsible after Gov. Andrew Cuomo Friday extended a filing deadline to make up for curtailed court services during the coronavirus pandemic.

‪“We all need a little bit of that levity right now.” Blue Point Brewing founder Mark Burford explains why they show up ...
05/09/2020
Blue Point Rewards Workers With Raises, Toasts Local Heroes As Brand Pivots To Survive

‪“We all need a little bit of that levity right now.” Blue Point Brewing founder Mark Burford explains why they show up in a blue-painted fire truck to deliver to local heroes on the WCBS Small Business Spotlight focusing on small business survival with Joe Connolly and Neil A. Carousso, sponsored by BNB Bank. #ToastYourHero🍻

Blue Point Brewing Company is raising a glass in honor of its essential workers and those on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic while it adjusts to new operations it has been thrust into amid the shutdown of hospitality businesses.

Walmart is rolling out a two-hour delivery service to get people the goods they need as soon as possible
05/09/2020
Walmart Launches Two-Hour Express Delivery Service

Walmart is rolling out a two-hour delivery service to get people the goods they need as soon as possible

With millions of Americans under stay-at-home orders, Walmart is rolling out a two-hour delivery service to get people the goods they need as soon as possible.

Health regulators have approved the first saliva-based coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample
05/09/2020
US Approves At Home Saliva-Based Coronavirus Test

Health regulators have approved the first saliva-based coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample

U.S. health regulators approved the first saliva-based coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own sample at home.

Nail salons are reportedly responsible for the outbreak in California
05/09/2020
Are Nail Salons Spreading Coronavirus?

Nail salons are reportedly responsible for the outbreak in California

As many nail salons begin to re-open, it’s been revealed the role they played in spreading coronavirus in certain parts of the country. Like other businesses, nail salons plan to implement new safety protocols.

Wynton Marsalis, who lost his father to the coronavirus last month, is looking beyond his own grief to help raise money ...
05/08/2020
Wynton Marsalis, Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation Step Up To Help Musicians In Need

Wynton Marsalis, who lost his father to the coronavirus last month, is looking beyond his own grief to help raise money through the Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation for musicians sidelined by the pandemic.

"I'm just doing what I know he would want me to do."

The closing of jazz venues across the city has left musicians with no way of making a living, but a foundation created by a jazz legend is offering help.

Newark residents diagnosed with COVID-19 and those who've recovered will be contacted by phone as part of the city's new...
05/08/2020
Newark Unveils Coronavirus Contact Tracing Program

Newark residents diagnosed with COVID-19 and those who've recovered will be contacted by phone as part of the city's newly unveiled contact tracing program.

Newark residents diagnosed with COVID-19 and those who've recovered will be contacted by phone as part of the city's newly unveiled contact tracing program.

A federal health inspector report found multiple signs of neglect at a New Jersey nursing home where 17 bodies were disc...
05/08/2020
Inspector Report Finds Multiple Signs Of Neglect At NJ Nursing Home

A federal health inspector report found multiple signs of neglect at a New Jersey nursing home where 17 bodies were discovered in a makeshift morgue

A federal health inspector report found multiple signs of neglect at a New Jersey nursing home where 17 bodies were discovered in a makeshift morgue.

The DEA seized 120,000 glassine envelopes full of suspected heroin and fentanyl, with “coronavirus” and “Black Mamba” st...
05/08/2020
Drugs Labeled 'Coronavirus' Seized In Bronx Heroin Bust

The DEA seized 120,000 glassine envelopes full of suspected heroin and fentanyl, with “coronavirus” and “Black Mamba” stampings on them

Six people were arrested Friday for allegedly taking part in a large-scale heroin and fentanyl distribution network based in the Bronx.

Police found the man clad only in his underwear attempting to drink as much wine as he could from the tanker truck. The ...
05/08/2020
Man Climbs Under Moving Wine Truck, Unscrews Valve and Begins Drinking From Tank: Report

Police found the man clad only in his underwear attempting to drink as much wine as he could from the tanker truck.

The company says about 1,000 gallons of wine was lost.

A California man clad only in his underwear hopped onto a still-moving wine truck. He made his way underneath the truck and drank from the massive tanks, losing about 1,000 gallons of red wine.

Gov. Cuomo warned of a mysterious illness associated with coronavirus that killed a 5-year-old New York City boy yesterd...
05/08/2020
Cuomo Warns Of Illness Linked To COVID-19 That Killed NYC Boy, Afflicted 73 Kids Statewide

Gov. Cuomo warned of a mysterious illness associated with coronavirus that killed a 5-year-old New York City boy yesterday. He said it has affected at least 73 kids statewide.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned about a deadly illness associated with the coronavirus that's affecting kids Friday as he reported 216 more deaths in New York state from the coronavirus.

BREAKING ... An aide to Vice President Pence has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus
05/08/2020
Mike Pence Aide Tests Positive for Coronavirus: Reports

BREAKING ... An aide to Vice President Pence has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus

An aide to Vice President Mike Pence has tested positive coronavirus, according to multiple reports, citing unnamed administration officials.

Eleven vintage World War II aircraft will conduct a flyover in New York City to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the ...
05/08/2020
WWII Aircraft To Fly Over NYC To Commemorate V-E Day

Eleven vintage World War II aircraft will conduct a flyover in New York City to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces.

Eleven vintage World War II aircraft will conduct a flyover in New York to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Nazi Germany to Allied forces.

The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanishe...
05/08/2020
Jobless Rate Spikes To 14.7%, Highest Since Great Depression

The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record.

The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record. The figures are stark evidence of the damage the coronavirus has done to a now-shattered economy.

A father and son were charged more than two months after Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot and killed while running on a resid...
05/08/2020
Father, Son Charged With Killing Ahmaud Arbery After National Outrage

A father and son were charged more than two months after Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was shot and killed while running on a residential street in Georgia. National outrage over the case swelled this week after cellphone video appeared to show the shooting.

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Georgia authorities arrested a white father and son Thursday and charged them with murder in the February shooting death of a black man they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighborhood.

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Lisa Abromowicz tries to hard to laugh off her inept opinions into her script. She is WAY too full of herself. Just report the news not “visceral” and biased opinions it is not that difficult. Her poor co-host Paul painfully and professionally tolerates her self love daily. I actually feel sorry for him. How is this quality reporting ?
You keep giving market updates. I believe the markets are closed today for Good Friday
I can't believe a news conference from the President of the US is interrupted by one from the Mayor. Maybe one station (WINS or WCBS) could stay with the President while the other broadcasts the Mayor.
Please re-consider referring to the COVID-19 Pandemic as 'the coronavirus challenge'. That makes it sound like some trendy, social media event.
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Your Attention, Please: Now batting for NY Mets' fans - PA Announcer Greg Cosell:
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