Mayor Bill de Blasio

Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
August 15, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed plans Wednesday to build new prisons in four boroughs to replace the complex on Riker’s Island.
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An MTA bus in New York City
Photo Credit: Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
August 15, 2018 - 6:52 am
The MTA has some dramatic plans to cut costs, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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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...
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Plastic drinking straws
Dreamstime
July 26, 2018 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- By the end of the year there will be no more plastic straws at Barclays Center. The venue will become New York City's first sports and entertainment facility to make the move. The news comes on the heels of word that Disney is joining the movement as well. The company...
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The Park Savoy Hotel on 58th Street.
Roger Stern/1010 WINS
July 03, 2018 - 7:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Some people who live on West 58th Street have filed a lawsuit to stop a homeless shleter from opening on their block. They claim it's due in part to concern about the safety of the people who would be living in that shelter. The group calls itself the West 58th Coalition and...
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Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 21, 2018 - 1:05 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- House Republican leaders abruptly postponed voting on a compromise immigration measure amid ongoing infighting between conservatives and moderates. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's office confirmed the decision. Voting that had been expected Thursday now would be held...
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New York City Public Housing
Dreamstime
June 11, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010WINS/AP) — The nation's largest public housing agency will pay billions of dollars to settle claims that it used dirty tricks like building fake walls to hide problems from inspectors and lied about lead paint conditions to mask risks to low-income residents and their children,...
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The city rolled out a car share pilot program that's expected to cost New York drivers hundreds of spots.
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
May 31, 2018 - 8:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a car share program Thursday, that would allow dozens of people use a single car. More than a dozen NYC neighborhoods are getting expanded #carshare programs w/hundreds of cars they can start using 6/4. It also means losing free parking spaces...
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
Dreamstime
May 30, 2018 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on the state legislature to authorize more speed cameras for schools around the city -- there are currently 140 of them. It's not clear if the legislature will even extend the current program before the end of the current session next month. "...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
Dreamstime
May 21, 2018 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Smoke em if you got em? Mayor de Blasio wants cops to stop arresting people for smoking pot in public... Think it’s a good idea? https://t.co/UtsasX8k8m — 1010 WINS (@1010WINS) May 21, 2018 Mayor Bill de Blasio says he wants the NYPD to stop arresting people for smoking pot...
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