Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Monday, May 12, 2014
Friday, May 09, 2014
The NYPD is honoring officers who died of 9/11 related illnesses by including their names in its Wall of Heroes at NYPD headquarters on a new plaque.
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
City Councilman Ruben Wills of Queens has been arrested on charges of misusing public funds, according to an official with knowledge of the case.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
May is peak migration and it's drawing birders to Central Park in hopes of catching a glimpse of some of the more than 100 species passing through our area.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Friday, April 25, 2014
Twenty-three students at Columbia University have filed a federal complaint against the Ivy League school, claiming it systematically mishandles sexual assault claims and mistreats victims.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Five years after going bankrupt, the iconic Central Park eatery has reopened with Victorian Gothic details, new plumbing and a menu that promises locally-sourced ingredients. Check out our photo gallery.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
We're not the only species that felt the unusually long and bitter winter. WNYC reporter Stephen Nessen, explains how rats were forced to eat trees. Asian tiger mosquitoes were also hit hard. And new kinds of birds are in the area. What signs of a long winter are you seeing in the city's natural world? Birders, which species are you seeing? Wildlife watchers and gardeners, what other signs of the polar vortex are you observing as spring begins?
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
A unit within the New York City Police Department created in the wake of 9/11 to gather information on Muslims has disbanded.
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
A police officer died after investigating a fire in a Coney Island public housing building.
Tuesday, April 08, 2014
The Rev. Al Sharpton said a report indicating that he was a paid FBI informant in the 1980s is old news. But he acknowledged he worked with the FBI while he was in the music business to protect himself from the mob.
Monday, March 31, 2014
Members of the City Council say the money isn't flowing fast enough.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Friday, March 21, 2014
Bagpipes played for Griselde Camacho as her coffin was carried into Bethel Gospel Assembly.
Monday, March 17, 2014
Friday, March 14, 2014
Hundreds of people remain displaced following this week's explosion in East Harlem, but the city is working to help.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
As of 7:15 Thursday evening, the NYPD reports that eight people died as a result of the massive explosion on 116th St. in East Harlem. WNYC reporter Stephen Nessen updates the news about yesterday's fatal gas explosion that leveled two buildings on Park Avenue. Also, Robert Rodriguez, New York State Assembly Member (D-68th) representing East Harlem, talks about the emergency response and resources available to those affected by the explosion in his district, and any policy response that may be proposed. Plus, Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at the Earth Institute at Columbia University, offers advice for preparing for and responding to disasters like yesterday's gas explosion.
Later, Jonathan Bowles, executive director of the Center for an Urban Future returns to discuss their report on NYC's aging infrastructure and the role it might have played in the explosion.