Lee Hernandez is Morning Edition producer at WNYC.
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Thursday, February 04, 2016
In his "State of the City" address, Mayor de Blasio proposed a streetcar that would run from Sunset Park to Astoria. But competing priorities could make the project a tough sell.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
The book "Wiseguy" by Nicholas Pileggi was published 30 years ago this month. Hear Pileggi talk about gangsters and a young Martin Scorsese discuss adapting books to film.
Friday, January 15, 2016
The 46-year-old program debuts on HBO with a new look and feel.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
The crash happened on a highway east of the Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa. Officials reported that the bus was traveling from the town of San Juancito when it veered off a road.
Thursday, January 07, 2016
During the longest transit strike in New York history, union leader Mike Quill stopped running the trains, but kept running his mouth. Hear an excerpt of Quill's words for Mayor Lindsay.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
In 1950, kids from city hospitals attended a Christmas party at City Hall with Santa. St. Nick couldn't quite get his own reindeer names right but the kids still got a nice treat.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Martin Shkreli, the CEO of Turin Pharmaceuticals who was criticized for raising the price of an HIV drug by 5,000 percent, was arrested Thursday on securities fraud charges.
Thursday, December 10, 2015
Check your feeds, podcast fans! 'Serial' is back. This season, host Sarah Koenig tells the story of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
An expert explains how the words we use to describe acts of violence impact our response.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
With turkeys in 1945 coming in a little bigger than normal, the mayor took to WNYC's airwaves to make sure New Yorkers knew how to handle a big bird.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
If you want to feel less annoyed about moving your car at 9:30 a.m. every Tuesday, listen to this.
Monday, November 09, 2015
The New York Times reports that after receiving tens of thousands in political donations, Assemblyman Ron Kim of Queens changed his position on the regulations he helped create.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
As the Mets vie for another title, we travel back to 1969 and the team's first championship. WNYC interrupted a U.N. session to broadcast the team's reception at City Hall.
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Before Brooklyn was a global brand synonymous with cool, people didn't think much of the borough. But in 1948, WNYC spoke with one Brooklynite who was trying to change that perception.
Friday, October 09, 2015
The team begins their quest to bring a World Series trophy to Queens for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Tuesday, October 06, 2015
On the eve of the Yankees Wild Card playoff game against the Houston Astros, pitcher CC Sabathia announced he is entering alcohol rehab.
Friday, October 02, 2015
Inmates at Clinton Correctional Facility are accusing a guard of waging a campaign of retribution against them after two convicted murderers escaped from the prison.
Thursday, October 01, 2015
The new rules will reportedly require officers to detail detail every instance in which force is used, not only in an arrest but in other encounters with the public as well.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The prize, which comes with a $625,000 no-strings-attached award, went to a wide range of recipients, including the creator of 'Hamilton' and a wastewater engineer.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Mayor de Blasio spoke with WNYC this morning about the significance of Pope Francis' message for New York City. The mayor will spend much of today with the pope.