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‘Central Park 5′ Speak Out About $40 Million Settlement

They spent six to 13 years in jail, but their convictions were tossed out in 2002 after Matias Reyes, an incarcerated serial rapist and murderer, confessed to the attack.

06/27/2014

Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS from August 2012 New York Daily News Article( Photo by Craig Warga/New York Daily News)

Manhattan Street Corner To Be Renamed Stan Brooks Way

Brooks, the late, legendary 1010 WINS reporter, and his wife, Lynn, lived at Manhattan Plaza at 43rd and 10th after their three sons grew up.

06/26/2014

New York City Hall (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York City Council Approves Plan For Municipal ID Cards

Lawmakers have agreed to create New York City identification cards residents could get regardless of their immigration statuses. The measure would add the nation’s biggest city to a growing roster of cities that have them.

06/26/2014

A 32-ounce soda is filled at a Manhattan McDonalds. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

High Court Won’t Reinstate New York City’s Big Soda Ban

Guzzlers prevailed Thursday as New York’s highest court refused to reinstate New York City’s ban on the sale of big sodas, ruling that the city’s health department overstepped its bounds.

06/26/2014

FILE -- Passengers ride in a subway car. (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton: MTA Should Install Cameras On New Subway Cars

Bratton said, with the announcements and signage on subway cars now automated, the conductor would have time to monitor TV screens between stops.

06/25/2014

A stabbing victim walked into a McDonald's in Queens with a knife sticking out of his back on June 24, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Stabbing Victim Who Walked Into McDonald’s Tells CBS 2: ‘I’m Blessed’

Andrew Hardy said he was stabbed during a fight at the corner of Archer Avenue and Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica around 9:30 Tuesday.

06/25/2014

File Image -- A camerawoman (credit: ClipArt)

NYC City Council Committee Holds Hearing On Working Conditions For Reality TV Production

Committee Chair Daneek Miller says non-union reality shows produced in the city are not treating their workers fairly.

06/25/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

De Blasio Promises To Cut Red Tape For Special-Ed Reimbursements

Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed Tuesday to try to quickly settle reimbursement claims from parents of special-education students who are forced to attend private schools.

06/24/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs 11 "Vision Zero" bills into law on June 23, 2014 in Queens. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor De Blasio Signs 11 ‘Vision Zero’ Bills Into Law

The mayor will sign nearly a dozen bills that involve the city-wide speed limit, red light and speed cameras and other aspects of the plan.

06/23/2014

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel and Democratic primary opponent state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. (Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

Rangel Slams Espaillat As Having ‘No Record;’ Espaillat Says Time For Rangel ‘To Go’

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) once again traded barbs with Democratic primary opponent Adriano Espaillat on Friday – with Rangel saying Espaillat has “no record,” and Espaillat telling Rangel he needs to step aside.

06/20/2014

Summer Streets zipline in 2012. (Credit: Summer Streets/Facebook)

Sound Is The Theme For This Year’s Summer Streets Program

The Summer Streets program is set to come back to New York for the first of three weekends in August.

06/19/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Council’s Speed Limit Bill May Be Stopped In Its Tracks

State Sen. Dean Skelos said the City Council’s measure to lower the speed limit to 25 mph might not come to the Senate floor for a vote.

06/19/2014

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Mayor Bill De Blasio: Admissions Process At Elite High Schools Needs Change

De Blasio said Tuesday he agrees that the schools should not accept students based solely on admission test results.

06/17/2014

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

Comptroller Scott Stringer: Raise NYC Minimum Wage To $13.13

Stringer released an analysis Monday saying that increase would boost the pay of 1.2 million city residents by an average of $100 per week.

06/16/2014

FILE - Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town apartment complex (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Residents Rally To Preserve Affordable Housing At Stuy Town

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and other elected officials joined tenants of Stuyvesant Town on the East Side Friday, at a rally to demand that affordable rents be preserved under a pending sale.

06/13/2014

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