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Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The city council has approved a bill requiring the FDNY to change how it tracks response times to emergencies. That bill came to the council after a four-year-old Manhattan girl was struck and killed by an SUV in June. It took an ambulance eight minutes to arrive after a call was made to 911.
Sunday, December 08, 2013
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
Was highway hypnosis behind Sunday's deadly derailment of a MetroNorth commuter train?
Monday, December 02, 2013
Jim Lovell and Kisook Ahn left behind communities of people who loved them. WNYC's Janet Babin has this remembrance.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
A Metro-North train derailed on a curved section of track in the Bronx on Sunday morning, coming to rest just inches from the water and causing multiple fatalities and dozens of injuries, authorities said.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Thursday, November 14, 2013
It's hovered around 11 percent over the past six years.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) - A federal appeals court refused Wednesday to reconsider its order removing a judge from court cases challenging the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk policy.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
New York's junior senator, Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand, has been championing an effort to change the way the military deals with sexual assaults. Another Democratic Senator, Claire McCaskill, of Missouri, has also made the issue a top priority. But they are approaching reforms in different ways, and each is lobbying her colleagues hard for her own bill. McCaskill wants to keep prosecutorial power in the hands of military commanders. Gillibrand thinks those commanders — essentially, the bosses of the accusers — have been part of the problem, and her bill would take assault cases out of the chain of command and turn them over to military prosecutors.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Early Wednesday, Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio met with outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, mainly for a photo-op. But then he shifted gears, naming the first four members of his transition team. What's next for the de Blasio team? And what's going on in this photo?
To listen to Host Amy Eddings' full conversation with City Hall and Politics Reporter Brigid Bergin, click on the audio player.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
An alternative way of measuring income and expenses shows that many more people in New York and New Jersey are living in poverty than reflected in the traditional count.
Monday, November 04, 2013
Update: Authorities say they have found the body of the suspected gunman who opened fire late Monday night at Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Northern New Jersey. The body was found in an area under construction and inaccessible to the public. The Bergen County Prosecutor says the alleged shooter, 20-year-old Richard Shoop of Teaneck, N.J. apparently killed himself.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
A week from election day Gov. Chris Christie is trouncing his Democratic opponent, Barbara Buono.
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Hour after same-sex couples began tying the knot in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie announced he is dropping his appeal to legalized same-sex marriage.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
An anti-corruption commission Governor Cuomo appointed says "everything is on the table" when it comes to investigating public officials.
Sunday, October 13, 2013
The Statue of Liberty is open again after a deal between New York and federal officials to keep it running during the government shutdown.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Allegations of corruption in a rural New Jersey Sheriff's office shook the community in Hunterdon County in 2010. The sheriff was accused of not properly conducting background checks on deputies and issuing a fake police ID for a prominent donor to Gov. Chris Christie.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Newark Mayor Cory Booker's father, Cary Booker, 76, passed away in Las Vegas today after recently suffering a stroke, according to Booker's campaign.
The mayor, who is running for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey, canceled his campaign events for the rest of the day.