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February 05, 2019 at 5:30 am

No heat and scarce electricity at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center during some of the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in a generation has outraged both inmates at the facility and their advocates over alleged sub-human conditions.  We’ve got the latest on this fluid situation. And, was your taxi fare higher today than it was yesterday? The answer is “yes,” and the reason: […]

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February 05, 2019 at 5:15 am

No heat and scarce electricity at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center during some of the coldest temperatures we’ve seen in a generation has outraged both inmates at the facility and their advocates over alleged sub-human conditions.  We’ve got the latest on this fluid situation. And, was your taxi fare higher today than it was yesterday? The answer is “yes,” and the reason: […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
February 01, 2019 at 5:30 am

 A city-wide code blue alert has been issued as the polar vortex hits home! We’re facing real safety concerns as the deep freeze settles over New York. We have the latest on this life-threatening cold snap. A young mother carrying her one-year-old child and a stroller full of groceries collapsed and died descending into the subway. In the wake of this […]

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January 17, 2019 at 5:30 am

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand threw her hat into the expanding ring for the 2020 presidential election. Plus, Gov. Cuomo delivered his state of the state, and unveiled his roadmap to make New York a leader in progressive policies. We have the details. City dwellers make the most out of living in small spaces. Tonight, we take you inside the […]

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January 16, 2019 at 5:30 am

The last remnants of New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge were demolished today. We have the backstory and what happens next. It’s been ten years since “the miracle on the Hudson.” It was a frigid day that saw triumph over tragedy, in what could have been a major disaster. We’ll speak with one of the passengers of U.S. Airways flight 1549 […]

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January 16, 2019 at 4:30 am

The last remnants of New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge were demolished today. We have the backstory and what happens next. It’s been ten years since “the miracle on the Hudson.” It was a frigid day that saw triumph over tragedy, in what could have been a major disaster. We’ll speak with one of the passengers of U.S. Airways flight 1549 and […]

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