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August 13, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK ( WCBS 880 ) -- A 35-year-old police officer took his own life early Tuesday morning, marking the eighth NYPD suicide this year and the sixth since June . The seven-year veteran of the force was off-duty when he shot himself in the head in a home in Yonkers at 3:30 a.m. Reports indicate...
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August 12, 2019 - 5:59 pm
(AP) - The uncle of a 2-month-old boy whose parents were killed in the El Paso mass shooting on Friday defended a photo that shows first lady Melania Trump holding the baby while President Donald Trump smiles and gives a thumbs-up gesture. The photo, released Thursday on Twitter by the first lady’s...
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August 12, 2019 - 3:05 pm
(KFTK) — Thousands of people have signed an online petition Monday to have podcast host and cultural commentator Joe Rogan moderate a 2020 presidential debate. The Change.org petition, "Get Joe Rogan to Moderate the 2020 Presidential Debate, " was created about three months ago, however, it gained...
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illinois on gay pride flag
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August 12, 2019 - 12:05 pm
(KFTK) — Historical contributions by members of the LGBTQ community will now be included in public school curriculum in Illinois. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill requiring the inclusion into law over the weekend. The new law ensures that students in Illinois public schools will learn about the...
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August 08, 2019 - 2:38 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) - Our partner station, KMOX asked a local stage actor of more than 45 years, Joneal Joplin to use his award-winning voice for a dramatic reading of Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road." It was the performance of a lifetime. Charlie said it best, "What a wonderful career you've had and we're...
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