Bill de Blasio

DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg is p0ushing Albany to keep speed cameras outside city schools.
Roger Stern/1010 WINS
July 09, 2018 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is out with new statistics showing a record low in traffic deaths in the city for the first half of the year. He also said he's worried that progress might be threatened if Albany lets a program expire that would keep speed cameras in neighborhoods...
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Sonia Rincon
July 03, 2018 - 7:11 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With more cases of kids with elevated lead levels turning up in the projects Mayor Bill de Blasio is finding himself on the defensive. Before heading off on vacation for the rest of the week de Blasio called in to NY1 and explained that starting this month, health inspectors...
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New York City Public Housing
Dreamstime
July 02, 2018 - 10:06 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The number of children affected by old lead paint in city housing projects may have been seriously understated by NYCHA. We’re expanding the work of protecting our city’s kids from lead exposure – their safety and health are paramount. https://t.co/TjbWa8Chy7 — Bill de...
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
Dreamstime
June 27, 2018 - 3:02 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Brooklyn state Sen. Marty Golden has a need for speed. According to the New York Post, Golden has been caught speeding in school zones three times this year and now he’s working towards getting those cameras off the streets. Either he, or somebody driving his Cadillac, has...
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Bill de Blasio
Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY NETWORK
June 24, 2018 - 2:10 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio spoke in support of safety cameras in front of schools at a rally in Union Square Park Sunday.
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Sen. Bob Menendez at a rally in support of immigrant families separated at the border.
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
June 22, 2018 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- How immigration officials and prosecutors deal with undocumented migrant families crossing the Mexican border still seems to be a policy in flux. President Donald Trump will speak about immigration at a White House event with so-called angel families, people who have lost...
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Sonia Rincon
June 20, 2018 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A number of children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border are in New York, and have been placed in the care of a foster agency in East Harlem. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday visited the Cayuga Centers facility. He told reporters about one...
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New York City subway train.
May 23, 2018 - 7:23 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A long awaited plan to modernize the New York City subway system is set to be unveiled on Wednesday. It'll take five years and by some reports $19 billion to replace the subway's ancient and cranky signals -- it's transit chief Andy Byford's big fix. "It's seemed to me that...
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A rat in a city park.
Dreamstime
May 14, 2018 - 8:37 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If you're in the habit of feeding rats, Mayor Bill de Blasio would like you to stop. The city now has workers in 30 parks around the city who are tasked with informing people that rats have been seen, are a health hazard, and shouldn't be fed. Not everyone thinks this is the...
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A homeless person sleeps on the steps of a church.
Dreamstime
April 05, 2018 - 8:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Some people who live on West 58th Street are not happy about the $63-million renovation of the Park Savoy Hotel. That's because it's being renovated so it can be turned into a shelter for 140 men. Protestors will rally Thursday, outside of the hotel. They say the conversion...
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