The mayor says improving conditions on New York City’s troubled Rikers Island jail complex will require deep-seated cultural change.
It’s estimated the average person uses 600 plastic bags every year.
Authorities have broken up a gun pipeline that used discount Chinatown buses to transport illegal weapons from Florida, sources tell 1010 WINS.
Union leaders are calling on the city to increase disability payments for firefighters and police officers.
Seventy-one percent of black voters said they approve of the mayor, but only 34 percent of whites gave him a thumbs-up.
The two-acre platform located between 9th and 10th avenues between 31st and 33rd streets is bigger than Bryant Park and was built over active Amtrak, LIRR and NJ Transit tracks.
Francis confirmed Monday that he will attend the World Meeting of Families conference in Philadelphia in September 2015. Detailed plans for the visit won’t be announced until the spring or summer.
Rachel Noerdlinger, the embattled chief of staff for First Lady Chirlane McCray, has decided to take a leave of absence following the recent arrest of her son.
A pair of bills introduced in the City Council on Thursday target the way police patrol New York City’s streets.
Two window washers, who became trapped on scaffolding near the 68th floor of One World Trade Center, have been rescued.
Councilwoman Margaret Chin’s bill would require the city Department of Environmental Protection to install palm-size detectors to collect data on noise pollution.
The parade, which honors the bicentennial of the national anthem, stepped off at 11:25 a.m. and headed from Madison Square Park to 52nd Street.
A proposed New York City law would ban the use of a cell phone for talking or texting unless it’s a hands-free device.
Police Commissioner William Bratton announced Monday that officers will now be allowed to issue simple summonses for certain low-level marijuana offenses, rather than making arrests.
Crews were out Friday putting up new signs to replace those showing higher speed limits.