Mayor Michael Bloomberg accused the head of the correction officers union of ordering a slowdown earlier this week that prevented many inmates from reaching their court dates.
Employers are using advances in software to fine-tune employee schedules up to the last minute.
WNYC reporter Brigid Bergin was there when Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio visited the Talking Transition tent on Canal Street to talk about his own mayorality's transition. Sort of.
Three men charged with stealing millions in taxpayer money when they were hired to consult on a city payroll program will soon learn their fates.
City corrections officers appear to have brought the courts to a virtual halt earlier this week. Defense attorney say as a result some people could spend extra time behind bars. What's the city's reaction? Silence.
The economy in the New York metro area has made a strong recovery post-Sandy, but economists at the New York Federal Reserve Bank say it's still unclear whether some of the jobs created during the rebuilding effort are here to stay.
Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify.
Horowitz was in the midst of the 11th day of hearings on the grievance filed by the players' association to overturn the 211-game suspension given to Rodriguez by ...
Eric Schneiderman says he is a big reason JP Morgan Chase decided to settle with the government.
Residents of the South Street Seaport area voiced strong opposition Tuesday evening to a proposed redevelopment plan that would result in a high-rise in the neighborhood.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has reached a record $13 billion settlement with federal and state authorities, resolving claims over the bank's sales of mortgage-backed securities that collapsed during the U.S. housing crisis.
If you like your health plan, you can keep it.
Last week, President Obama restored that pledge, after he was forced to admit the Affordable Care Act had in fact caused many people to lose insurance coverage deemed insufficient under the sweeping federal health law.
A Catholic high school in the Bronx has postponed a talk by a controversial priest involved in an organization, called Courage, that encourages gay men and women to remain celibate.
The murals on the warehouse that houses 5Pointz Aerosol Art Center in Long Island City, Queens were painted over early Tuesday morning.
Hundreds of millions of dollars a year were being wasted by Medicare — all because a small percentage of doctors prescribe name-brand drugs instead of lower-cost generics. In New York City, these doctors could save Medicare over $50 million a year. WNYC teamed up with ProPublica to find out - why?
Today marks the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.
Questions remain about the death of a Brooklyn-based diver who attempted to set a record for the deepest dive without the aid of oxygen or fins.
Two years ago, Occupy Wall Street activists were arrested for trying to take over a parcel of land in downtown Manhattan. Now, the same lot is home to Talking Transition, two weeks of events designed to give everyday New Yorkers insight and input into the next administration.
Andrew Cuomo’s approval rating is the lowest it’s been since he’s been Governor of New York, according to a Siena College poll released Monday.
Governor Cuomo expanded a program to de-populate the state's most vulnerable flood zones by offering buyouts to 129 homeowners in Staten Island.