New York City

Pooper Scooper file image
Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Wednesday marks the 40th anniversary of New York City's pooper scooper law. To mark the occasion the city has installed a thousand waste bag dispensers in parks in all five boroughs. Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver says nothing ruins a nice day in the park like stepping...
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Shelcie Holbert
July 30, 2018 - 5:08 pm
When Rosalie Grace was born unexpectedly at just 24 weeks while mom Shelcie Holbert was in New York City for a business trip, she weighed just 1 pound, 9 ounces. Being unprepared and alone, the 23-year-old new mother was overjoyed when some Manhattan moms offered to help.
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tree fallen
Sam Liebman/1010 WINS
July 22, 2018 - 8:40 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Most of the city seems to have escaped the worst of the nor’easter. Rain totals in Newark reach nearly 2-inches, while JFK and Central Park saw just under an inch. There were also some reports of wires down, and a tree hit a building in Roselle Park, New Jersey. As 1010 WINS...
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Google Street View
July 20, 2018 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Work to restore and upgrade New York City's Hugh L. Carey and Queens Midtown tunnels has wrapped up six years after they were badly damaged during Superstorm Sandy. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other elected officials are celebrating the completion of the work Friday in Queens...
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Top Workplaces NYC
July 20, 2018 - 2:50 pm
1010 WINS has announced the Top Workplaces in New York City in its first workplaces survey. The honorees include a global construction firm, the world’s largest specialized staffing firm, a financial advisory company, a B2C group, and a retail services organization.
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Dreamstime
July 19, 2018 - 5:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- A former baggage handler at Atlanta's airport has been sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison after pleading guilty to helping smuggle guns onto passenger planes bound for New York City. A federal judge sentenced Eugene Harvey on Thursday. Harvey pleaded guilty in December after...
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Twitter
July 18, 2018 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Six states and New York City sued the federal government Wednesday, joining other cities and states who say the government is trying to unlawfully force "sanctuary" communities to engage in federal immigration enforcement if they want anti-crime funds. Lawsuits were filed in...
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Close Up Of Overweight Man Measuring Waist
Dreamstime
July 10, 2018 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Another new report says obesity in New York City has been on the rise. The rate rose from 27 to 32 percent between 2004 and 2014. The NYU study was in the Journal of Urban Health. It seems men tipped the scale in making the percentage rise. Obesity rates stayed stable among...
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AccuWeather map for July 3, 2018.
AccuWeather
July 03, 2018 - 7:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's getting a little monotonous -- the heat wave is continuing Tuesday, but we may be in for a break on Wednesday. WEB EXTRA: Sweaty Armpits? There Might Be A Cure For That | AccuWeather Forecast | Cooling Centers Patchy dense fog in the morning will turn into a hot, humid...
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AccuWeather map for July 2, 2018.
AccuWeather
July 02, 2018 - 6:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- July sure is of to a hot and humid start. The oppressive and dangerous heat wave baking the Northeast shows no signs of breaking down through at least the 4th of July holiday: https://t.co/nhQR53IITB pic.twitter.com/V17QzcptVk — AccuWeather (@breakingweather) July 2, 2018 By...
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