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NYC's Homeless Services Commissioner Stepping Down

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Gilbert Taylor is the second major official overseeing homelessness to leave the administration. 

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Cuomo Moves to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 for State Workers

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Under the plan, thousands will see their wages rise to $15 an hour by 2018.


Ron Perelman to Quit as Carnegie Hall Board Chairman

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Billionaire financier Ronald O. Perelman is quitting after seven months as chairman of Carnegie Hall's board, after a clash with executive director Clive Gillinson.
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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to Back Iran Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

While acknowledging the agreement is "not perfect", the Brooklyn Democrat concludes it is the "most preferable vehicle to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon."


Garner's Family Presses Justice Department For Civil Rights Charges

Monday, July 13, 2015

Family says deal "isn't victory" and continues to push for federal prosecution.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team to Get NYC Ticker Tape Parade

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Confetti will fly in lower Manhattan Friday when New York City holds a parade for the U.S. women's soccer team.


Albany Agreements on Everything from Rent Regs to School Funding — But No One's Happy

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Lawmakers announce a string of agreements and executive actions including an extension of rent regulations for New York City tenants and landlords.

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WNYC Wins Sigma Delta Chi Public Service Award for NYPD Coverage

Friday, April 24, 2015

The stories explored police use of force and how the NYPD polices its own.


WNYC Wins Peabody for 'Chris Christie, White House Ambitions, and the Abuse of Power'

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC's coverage of Governor Chris Christie and the Bridgegate scandal wins a major award.

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Improper Gas Work May Have Led to Building Explosion, de Blasio Says

Friday, March 27, 2015

Gas line may have been "inappropriately accessed," mayor says.

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Senator Reid Steps Down, Endorses Schumer to Succeed Him

Friday, March 27, 2015

On the heels of his announcement that he's not running for re-election, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Senator Chuck Schumer as his successor.

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Plane Skids Off Runway at LaGuardia

Thursday, March 05, 2015

An MD-80 went off the runway around 11:10 Thursday morning. The FDNY says 24 people suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries.


NY Lawmaker Proposes Alternative to Federal Flood Insurance

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder's bill follows a slew of allegations that the nation's flood insurance system is broken.

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Don't Underestimate this Storm: Blizzard Update

Monday, January 26, 2015

All transportation is shutting down at 11 p.m. Keep checking here for all your storm coverage. 

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Two More Resignations at Troubled Thruway Authority

Thursday, January 01, 2015

A spokesman for the Authority confirmed the departures of its Executive Director and Chief Financial this week, following the chair's resignation in early December.


Cardinal Showcases Support for NYPD at Sunday Mass

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Dolan singled out the NYPD's leadership from the pulpit and expressed solidarity with the police.


Scenes from NYC's Climate March

Sunday, September 21, 2014

See who came out for the march that organizers say attracted more than 300,000 people from across the country to midtown Manhattan.

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Police Union Opposes NYC's Bid for the Democratic National Convention

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio accuses a local police union of "fear-mongering," after its leader publishes an open letter.


Driver in Times Square Bus Crash Arrested

Tuesday, August 05, 2014


Police say one of the drivers involved in a bus crash that injured 14 people was under the influence of a controlled substance.

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Pushing for Pre-Tax Transit for More People

Sunday, July 27, 2014


Transit advocates posed the question to commuters: what would you do with $443 a year in savings on your MetroCard?

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