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Monday, September 16, 2019
At least 22 injured when deck collapses at Jersey Shore home.
At least 22 people were injured Saturday evening when a deck collapsed at a home in Wildwood, New Jersey.

1. At least 21 injured when deck collapses at Jersey Shore town

The multilevel deck collapsed at about 6 p.m. Saturday in Wildwood during the annual New Jersey Fireman's Convention, which attracts thousands of current and former firefighters to the resort town.

2. Police search for driver in deadly accident in Brooklyn

Police say a driver struck and killed 30-year-old Kassiim Matthews early Sunday morning on a street in Crown Heights.

3. Virgin Mary statue vandalized with feces in Jersey City

Somebody covered the statue's face with feces and affixed a cigarette to the monument at Saint Michael Church on Ninth Street in Jersey City.

4. Cuomo announces executive action to ban sale of flavored e-cigarettes in NY

In announcing the action, Gov. Andrew Cuomo sharply criticized the flavors that are for sale, like bubble gum and cotton candy, as being "obviously targeted" to young people.

5. Firefighters rescue children from stuck amusement park ride on Staten Island

Shouts of glee turned to screams of terror at a carnival on Staten Island, when a ride got stuck high above the ground.


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