Mayor Bill de Blasio

de Blasio signs master street design plan
Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography Office
Elise Czajkowski
November 19, 2019 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio signed into law new safe streets legislation that aims to speed up buses and protect cyclists. The City Council passed the $1.7 billion plan in October. It provides for 250 new miles of protected bike lanes, 150 new miles of protected bus lanes and...
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Kimberly Dole
November 08, 2019 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In anticipation of new bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program. Judges will be able to assign proven alternatives instead of bail, or where additional support is required to ensure an individual returns to...
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Associated Press
Kimberly Dole
October 25, 2019 - 5:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- New York is launching a nine day period of early voting for the first time, hoping that the benefits of expanded ballot box access to the polls will outweigh the cost and headaches of keeping them open for more than a single day. Starting Saturday, voters in this autumn's...
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Vaping
Dai Sugano, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Kimberly Dole
October 09, 2019 - 7:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City has filed a federal lawsuit against 22 online sellers of flavored e-cigarettes. RELATED: Cuomo announces New York State's first vaping-related death: Bronx male, 17 The suit accuses the 22 of illegally selling to minors, targeting residents under the age of 21...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
October 03, 2019 - 6:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for two females seen throwing objects at a synagogue in Brooklyn during Rosh Hashanah services in a video released Wednesday night. On September 30, at 5:29 p.m., several suspects approached a Williamsburg synagogue located at 89 Throop Avenue, where...
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Twitter @NYCMayor
Kimberly Dole
September 17, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio honored the late Detective Luis Alvarez on Tuesday by presenting his family with a Key to the City. Alvarez was an NYPD Detective and 9/11 first responder who spent his last days lobbying with Congress to continue funding for other 9/11 first responders...
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Twitter @nycgov
Kimberly Dole
September 05, 2019 - 11:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio visited schools in all five boroughs on Thursday to mark the first day of school for over one million public school students in New York City. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held in the morning at the Richmond Pre-K Center on Staten Island for the first...
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Kimberly Dole
September 04, 2019 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Crime across New York City declined in August, the NYPD announced Wednesday afternoon. The city continues to see a reduction in crimes according to the NYPD. "New York City continues to see crime reductions, and that’s due to the dedication, professionalism and hard work of...
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Kimberly Dole
September 04, 2019 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The New York City Department of Transportation, NYPD and elected officials announced plans to step up traffic enforcement around City schools before school starts on Thursday. City officials gathered in Brooklyn to outline Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero program and...
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Kimberly Dole
September 03, 2019 - 2:17 pm
NEW YORK CITY (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that he hired Deborah Lauter as the new Executive Director of the Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) on Tuesday. The announcement officially launches the city's new organization months ahead of the official deadline. Lauter...
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