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New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Comptroller Stringer: NYC Pays Out Record Amount In Fiscal Year 2014 To Settle Claims Against NYPD

The settlements covered the last six months of the Bloomberg administration and the first six months of the de Blasio administration.

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City To Put In $100 Million To Prevent Flooding In Lower Manhattan

Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials announced a major capital commitment Thursday to protect Lower Manhattan from flooding.

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Costumed street performers receive tips from the public after posing for pictures in Times Square on July 28, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Task Force Of 100 To Crack Down On Times Square ‘Nuisance Issues’

The NYPD has established a new task force to patrol Times Square, and that is just the beginning of the city’s efforts to combat the spread of aggressive panhandling, costumed characters and other quality of life issues.

08/26/2015

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NYC Calls On Parents To Register Children For Pre-K

New York City universal pre-K begins Sept. 9, but lots of parents still haven’t registered their children.

08/26/2015

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De Blasio Administration, NY Archdiocese To Work Together On Services For Poor

The city has its eye on empty lots, closed schools and other church properties that could be used for housing and other services, some of which could be run by Catholic charities.

08/26/2015

Packets of synthetic marijuana, often known as K2. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Officials Shine Spotlight On Impact Of K2, Or Synthetic Marijuana

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is hosting a news conference along with a local resident who is recovering from an addiction to K2.

08/25/2015

St. Patrick's Cathedral

Renovations At St. Patrick’s Cathedral Wrapping Up As Pope Francis’ NYC Visit Looms

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the landmark church just in time for Pope Francis’ visit in September.

08/25/2015

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De Blasio: No Decision Made On Times Square Pedestrian Plazas

The mayor promised that the task force will examine the safety ramifications and crowed, “I think what we’ve done with Vision Zero is beyond what any previous administration has done.”

08/25/2015

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the opening ceremony of Four World Trade Center on Nov. 13, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts Split On Whether Bloomberg Is Viable Presidential Candidate

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is calling for former Mayor Michael Bloomberg to enter the presidential race, but some political pundits aren’t so sure he’d have a chance.

08/24/2015

The midtown New York City skyline, including the Empire State Building, is seen from the air over New York   (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.7 Percent

New York City’s unemployment rate has fallen to 5.7 percent, the lowest it’s been in seven years.

08/21/2015

Congressman Jerrold Nadler.  (Photo by Jason Carter Rinaldi/Getty Images)

Iran Nuclear Deal Gets Boost From NY Rep. Jerrold Nadler

President Barack Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran won an important endorsement Friday from Democratic Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York.

08/21/2015

Topless women are painted in Times Square. (Credit: CBS2)

1010 WINS Exclusive: Bratton Suggests Tearing Up Times Square Pedestrian Plaza

New York City’s police commissioner has a solution for the harassment and nuisance problems plaguing Times Square.

08/20/2015

Pope Francis  leads the vespers at the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls (San Paolo Basilica) in Rome on January 25, 2015.  (credit: Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images)

Students At East Harlem Catholic School Getting Pumped To Meet Pope Francis

When the pope visits Our Lady Queen of Angels school next month, he’ll first be greeted by hundreds of school kids on the street.

08/20/2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Stringer: Christie Doesn’t Deserve To Be President After Killing Hudson River Tunnel Project

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer pulled no punches Wednesday by ripping New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for killing a planned Hudson River tunnel.

08/20/2015

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer (credit: Getty Images)

Comptroller Seeks Workers Cheated Out Of Millions In Pay By City Contractors

Comptroller Scott Stringer said Wednesday 1,056 people who worked for contractors that did business with the city are owed a total of more than $3.7 million.

08/19/2015

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