Rich Lamb

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

John Paul Smith is charged with conveying false and misleading information and hoaxes.  (Credit: Lubbock County Sheriff's Office)

West Virginia Man Charged In Statue Of Liberty Bomb Threat Hoax

Jason Paul Smith is charged with conveying false and misleading information and hoaxes. If convicted, he could be sentenced up to five years in prison.

08/19/2015

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

Mayor De Blasio Vows Crackdown On Topless Women In Times Square

Though toplessness is not illegal in New York, aggressive panhandling and aggressive solicitation are illegal.

08/18/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio signs new cooling tower legislation into law on Aug. 18, 2015. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Signs Cooling Tower Regulations Into Law In Wake Of Legionnaires’ Outbreak

The new law requires landlords to register, inspect and regularly clean cooling towers.

08/18/2015

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 17:  Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump arrives at U.S. Federal Court to report for jury duty on August 17, 2015 in New York City. Trump spent the last few days on the campaign trail at the Iowa state fair before returning to New York to perform the civic duty.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Reports For Jury Duty In Manhattan, Does Not Get Picked

He arrived in a limousine — about 10 minutes late — and made his way up the steps through the swarm of media members and onlookers.

08/17/2015

New York City Council members gather at a City Hall hearing on October 23, 2008. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Push On For Hearing Loops To Transmit Audio At City Meetings

A bill has been introduced in the New York City Council that would make it easier for those with severe hearing loss to hear.

08/16/2015

FILE - A smoker outside an office building in New York City.   (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Number Of Smokers In New York City Up, Anti-Smoking Funding Down

The number of smokers in New York City has risen, as government spending to fight the habit has dropped.

08/12/2015

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Common Core Math, English Proficiency Up Slightly In NYC, Statewide

The state’s third- through eighth-graders – as well as those specifically of New York City – did slightly better on Common Core-aligned math and English assessments than last year.

08/12/2015

FILE - A cooling tower (credit: CBS2)

City Council To Debate Bill To Register, Regulate NYC Cooling Towers

New York City lawmakers will start debating a bill requiring all cooling towers to be registered and routinely tested after the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.

08/11/2015

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Death Toll Rises To 12 In Legionnaires’ Outbreak In The South Bronx

New York City is taking an unprecendented preventative move after two more deaths have been linked to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the South Bronx, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.

08/10/2015

This man passed out in Harlem on Wednesday. Aug. 5, and paramedics said he was high on synthetic marijuana, or K2. (Credit: CBS2)

‘NYC Safe’ Mental Health Initiative Unveiled As Part Of Plan To Combat Homelessness

Don’t expect the mayor’s “NYC Safe” initiative to magically make the homeless disappear from the streets. It may only affect several hundred.

08/06/2015

A large grouping of gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria (credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Legionnaires’ Death Toll Rises To 10 In South Bronx; State Offers Free Building Testing

The testing will be available to all owners, operators, managers and landlords of buildings with cooling towers or evaporative condenser units until October.

08/06/2015

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