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Regional Briefs – October 10, 2019

Worker Dies in Accident at Soon-to-Open NJ Megamall EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – Authorities say a worker has died at the construction site of a soon-to-open New Jersey megamall and…

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MTA Begins Enforcing Bus Lanes With Bus-Mounted Cameras

Bus-mounted cameras began nabbing bus-lane violators Monday. The project is starting with Manhattan’s M15 Select Bus Service. The special cameras can capture evidence such as license plate, photos and videos,…

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Coyote Attacks Reported in New Jersey Park

Authorities say a woman and a dog were injured in separate coyote attacks in a New Jersey park. The Bergen County sheriff’s department says the unidentified woman was attacked Saturday…

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Morning Arraignment Expected in NY Homeless Attack

The suspect in the New York City attacks that killed four sleeping homeless men and left another critically injured has been taken to a hospital for evidence collection. Twenty-four-year-old Randy…

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Four Homeless Men Beaten to Death With Pipe in NYC

A homeless man wielding a long metal bar rampaged through New York City’s Chinatown early Saturday attacking other homeless people who were sleeping, killing four and leaving a fifth with…

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Newark Phasing Out Bottled Water in Wake of Filter Tests

New Jersey’s largest city is distributing less bottled water after tests showed city-issued filters are reducing lead levels. Starting next week, recreation centers in Newark will stop giving out water,…

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Uber Expands Helicopter Service in New York

Uber is giving riders the option to skip the traffic jam and hail a helicopter to the airport instead – provided they can shell out the money. The ride-hailing company…

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Court Puts New York’s Flavor Ban on Hold

A state appeals court has temporarily blocked New York from enforcing its new ban on sales of flavored e-cigarettes. The order issued Thursday gives the court time to consider the…

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