City Hall

NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson
© Sipa USA
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 17, 2019 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With Mayor Bill de Blasio busy on a presidential campaign, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson is raising his profile for future political aspirations. RELATED: Council Speaker Corey Johnson calls to foster diversity at specialized high schools Diaz Jr. urges father Diaz Sr...
Read More
Juliet Papa/ 1010 WINS
March 12, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Olympic gold medal winner Usain Bolt announced the launch of a new environmentally-friendly scooter at City Hall steps in Manhattan. Bolt, the spokesperson for Bolt Mobility was joined by New York business leaders, and Bolt Mobility executives on Tuesday afternoon, calling...
Read More
Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association of the City of New York
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
December 07, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city's police union wants a judge fired over a profane run-in with cop. RELATED: Gang Members Accused Of Threatening Son Of PBA President Pat Lynch The PBA called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fire Fidel Del Valle, chief judge and commissioner of the officeof administrative...
Read More
Melissa Mark-Viverito
(Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
November 27, 2018 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Former City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is eyeing a political return. RELATED: Public Advocate Tish James Running To Replace Eric Schneiderman | New York City Public Advocate Throws Support Behind Legal Marijuana She announced on video Tuesday, that she's running...
Read More
Bill de Blasio
Robert Deutsch/USA TODAY NETWORK
September 21, 2018 - 12:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- City Hall has declined to comment on a report that Mayor Bill de Blasio compiled a secret dossier on Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark Peters. The Daily News quoted a source as saying the mayor was angered over Peters' investigations, and built a confidential...
Read More
Zane Walker lost his best buddy Lucien 5 years ago to a speeding driver
Juliet Papa/1010 WINS
September 04, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEWARK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a council bill to expand the speed camera program in school zones. The measure will allow the city to start issuing tickets to speeders again. “The clock has been ticking, and the State Senate has refused to provide speed cameras to protect the...
Read More
Cops rally outside city hall after a year without a contract.
Al Jones/1010 WINS
August 01, 2018 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Members of the NYPD held a rally outside of city hall on Wednesday. Hundreds of cops were out protesting one year without a contract. "Keep your fake praise, but give us a raise," PBA President Pat Lynch said. The outspoken union boss took aim at the mayor's travel schedule...
Read More
Andrew Burton/Getty Images
July 18, 2018 - 2:34 pm
New York City Airbnb hosts are taking their battle with the city to city hall -- literally. They descended upon City Hall Wednesday to protest new legislation that they claim will punish them for listing their homes on Airbnb. The protest coincides with City Council's plans to vote Wednesday on a...
Read More
There were competing rallies held over Air BnBn rules outside City Hall on Thursday.
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
June 07, 2018 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Legislation is being introduced in the city council regarding Air BnB. Rallies on City Hall steps pro & anti #Airbnb legislation requiring it to turn over host names & addresses to the city. 31 councilmembers in favor, to fight illegal rentals. Legit @Airbnb hosts...
Read More
A yellow cab in New York City.
Dreamstime
March 28, 2018 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Driving a cab in the city has never been easy, but lately it's gotten so difficult that some drivers have literally killed themselves. Drivers were planning a demonstration Wednesday, on the steps of city hall to demand changes. The vigil comes after four recent tragedies...
Read More