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Work on controversial Brooklyn bike boulevard resumes, DOT says

The Department of Transportation began carrying out prep work along the Underhill Avenue bike boulevard corridor in Prospect Heights Wednesday.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 6:06 pm

New York AG says meat producing giant made misleading environmental claims to boost sales

It claimed it will achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 despite having no viable plan.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 5:52 pm

Report: More than 80% of NYC families cannot afford full-time child care

Co-author of the report and Executive Director of 5Boro Grace Rauh joined “The Rush Hour” to talk more about the findings.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 5:52 pm

Winds diminish this evening

Wind speeds are expected to diminish gradually throughout the day.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 4:00 pm

Supreme Court agrees to hear immunity case, and Netflix expands reach to Broadway

Pat Kiernan takes a look at what's in the papers on this Thursday, Feb. 29, 2024.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 2:22 pm

State senator discuses housing priorities in state budget

New York State Sen. Brian Kavanagh is among lawmakers in Albany pushing for a dramatic increase in housing construction across New York City.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 1:17 pm

Strike on Palestinians waiting for aid kills more than 100, Gaza officials say, taking war's toll past 30,000

More than 700 others are said to have been wounded.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 1:11 pm

Sociologist documents community inside NYC’s tunnels in 'Life Underground'

Terry Williams documents the daily challenges and experiences of homeless New Yorkers who once lived in Riverside Park's tunnels.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 12:17 pm

Terry Golway: Was La Guardia our greatest mayor?

He talks about La Guardia’s legacy and discussed his post-mayoral life.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 12:00 pm

What you need to know about NYC congestion pricing

The MTA plans to have congestion pricing live sometime in June 2024.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 12:00 pm

Concern grows after high levels of metals found at LIC dog run

The department said it will have the rest of Murray Park tested in early March.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 3:15 am

Mourners hope death of journalist killed in fire creates change

Mourners who knew Fazil Khan said his death was preventable.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 2:55 am

MTA concerned that drivers will evade congestion pricing toll

Janno Lieber, the chair and CEO of the MTA, says the state needs to "crack down on obscured plates and counterfeit plates."

Published on: February 29, 2024, 2:30 am

Union coalition makes push for state to increase affordable housing stock

Several unions in New York are banding together to help the state make progress on constructing more housing statewide.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 1:45 am

Another building illegally converted to house dozens, officials say

Beds, electric bikes, batteries, extension cords and space heaters were found Wednesday inside an illegally converted building in the Bronx.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 1:30 am

Race for Congress in N.Y.: Rep. Suozzi sworn back into Congress

Here is the latest on the bids for New York's congressional seats.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 1:26 am

Hochul penalizing Google maps for illegal pot shop surge

Gov. Kathy Hochul wants social media companies to help her stomp out the illegal market.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 1:15 am

Hochul signs New York Legislature's own set of new congressional maps into law

Lawmakers rejected the redistricting commission's maps earlier this week.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 1:05 am

N.Y. Rep. Suozzi sworn back into Congress

With Suozzi’s arrival on Capitol Hill, the U.S. House is now even more tightly split.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 1:02 am

Judge lifts contempt order for Department of Correction

On Tuesday a federal judge purged a contempt order that required the department to better coordinate with its federal monitor.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 12:34 am

FDNY could padlock e-bike retailers who violate unsafe battery ban

The City Council passed a bill that would give the FDNY authority to close stores that violate a ban on sale of unsafe e-bikes and batteries.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 12:20 am

Security company defendants charged for allegedly issuing fake safety training cards

The Manhattan DA’s office said one of the city’s largest providers of safety training for construction workers was operating as a sham school.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 12:15 am

Adams unveils plan to create green collar jobs in NYC

The plan aims to create thousands of new jobs, while supporting environmental sustainability.

Published on: February 29, 2024, 12:02 am

Appellate judge refuses to halt Trump's $454 million fraud penalty while he appeals

Judge Anil Singh ruled that Trump must post a bond covering the full amount in order to stop enforcement of the judgment.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 9:17 pm

Schumer says he and McConnell 'came together' at critical moments

The Kentucky lawmaker will step down as GOP Senate leader in November.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 8:30 pm

Former Rep. Charles Rangel reflects on the 'Gang of Four' and talks about the future of Harlem politics

Rangel was part of the "Gang of Four," a powerful political force that shaped Harlem's history for decades.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 6:19 pm

Application pool officially opens for 2024 NYC Marathon

The application window will be open through March 21 at 11:59 p.m. Runners will find out if they’ve been selected via a drawing one week later.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 5:45 pm

NYCHA seeks restitution, and N.J. may revive business surcharge

Pat Kiernan takes a look at what's in the papers on this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 1:46 pm

Chef explores Black women’s influence on food in 'For the Culture'

Through interviews with 66 individuals, author Klancy Miller chronicles the historical significance and legacy of Black women in the culinary world.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 12:03 pm

Natural Resources Defense Council talks about 'Issue with Tissue' report

Toilet paper is a multibillion dollar industry.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 3:50 am

New Yorkers react to Greece legalizing same-sex marriage

Earlier this month, Greece became the first Orthodox country to legalize same-sex marriage.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 3:00 am

Councilman Francisco Moya and COO of NYCFC discuss new soccer stadium in Queens

An affordable housing project in Willets Point, Queens, is close to moving forward to its second phase.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 1:45 am

Executive director of Common Cause New York talks about redistricting

State Democrats have drawn their own House lines and could pass them as soon as Thursday.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 1:45 am

Cannabis officials say they want more licenses approved

The state's cannabis program hauled in $183 million in sales.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 1:05 am

Dog cafe to reopen after receiving community support

The owners of Boris & Horton announced Tuesday it will reopen after receiving financial support from the community.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 1:02 am

Adams says migrants living in furniture store highlights city's housing crisis

Mayor Eric Adams' weekly Q&A session with reporters was dominated by questions about the migrant crisis.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 12:38 am

New York state Sen. Mike Gianaris discusses Legislature's proposed congressional maps

He said the IRC's maps appear to protect incumbents.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 12:30 am

Albany Democrats poised to approve newly drawn congressional lines

Democrats rejected the independently drawn maps proposed by the Independent Redistricting Commission on Monday.

Published on: February 28, 2024, 12:13 am

City showcases prefabricated sheds for outdoor dining

The structures take into account pedestrian and diner safety, as well as quality of life issues.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 9:50 pm

The fight to preserve Harlem's culture and history

Harlemites fight to preserve the neighborhood's culture.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 9:40 pm

Two men found guilty in killing of Run-DMC's Jam Master Jay

Ronald Washington and Karl Jordan Jr. were accused of gunning down the rap star, whose real name is Jason Mizell, in his recording studio in 2002.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 9:00 pm

Dozens found living in illegally converted Queens building, officials say

A man who identified himself as the owner of a business that previously occupied the building said he had been renting beds to migrants.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 8:10 pm

Local group aims to inspire people of color to protect the environment

"Sistahs to the Summit" discuss recent trip to Antarctica on "Live At Ten" with Cheryl Wills.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 5:52 pm

New York Democrats introduce new congressional maps after rejecting redistricting commission's latest proposal

Petitioning to get on the ballot began Tuesday.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 5:43 pm

MTA sets up 'no-standing zone' poles to protect subway conductors

Commuters will now see 4-foot-tall poles positioned around the platform adjacent to the conductor's cabs.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 5:28 pm

Thousands of Stuyvesant Town apartments to remain rent stabilized

More than 11,000 apartment units will remain rent stabilized now that its landlord dropped a legal challenge to overturn a court ruling.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 3:35 pm

Port Authority chief pushes for modern bus terminal

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is looking to overhaul the Port Authority bus terminal.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 2:54 pm

Dems dump newest map, and Biden loses party loyalists over Gaza war

Pat Kiernan takes a look at what's in the papers on this Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 1:40 pm

What happens next after lawmakers reject Congressional map approved by independent panel

Ken Jenkins, chair of the Independent Redistricting Commission, joined MO1 to break down what should happen next.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 1:29 pm

Biden jokes Taylor Swift endorsement is 'classified' in interview with Seth Meyers

The appearance was made to mark the 10th anniversary of "Late Night With Seth Meyers."

Published on: February 27, 2024, 12:41 pm

Journalist gives lessons in triumph in 'The Setback Cycle'

Author Amy Shoenthal dissects the phenomenon of setbacks and their transformative potential.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 11:54 am

Following the Mets to Florida for spring training

Fans are getting a taste of spring and their favorite team in this east coast Florida town during the team’s spring training.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 11:50 am

MTA announces two exemptions for congestion pricing

The MTA said multiple legal challenges to congestion pricing put projects at risk.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 2:40 am

Youngest Black female pilot in New York gets license

Kamora Freeland, 17, started flying after being awarded a scholarship in 2022.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 2:25 am

Catholic Charities calls on N.Y. to provide more financial aid to migrants

There are still more than 65,000 migrants currently under the city’s care.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 1:45 am

Flaco's death redoubles push for pro-bird protections on buildings

The proposed state legislation would require new or altered government-owned buildings to be bird friendly.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 1:37 am

Library chiefs discuss how they expand access to banned books

The city's three library chiefs testified at the City Council about providing free e-cards and opening digital access to commonly challenged books.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 1:07 am

Yearslong redistricting drama takes another turn

Albany Democrats get another chance to redraw Congressional maps.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 12:58 am

New York legislators give thumbs down to IRC-drawn congressional maps

The state Senate and Assembly on Monday voted no on the maps, kicking off a process in which the Legislature must create their own map.

Published on: February 27, 2024, 12:28 am

Ceremony honors victims of 1993 World Trade Center bombing

Each year, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum hold a special ceremony for the victims.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 11:37 pm

Nearly 5,000 NYCHA apartments are sitting vacant, report finds

The waiting list for public housing exceeded 274,000 families as of January 2023, according to a NYCHA fact sheet.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 10:40 pm

Bronx medical school to become tuition-free

According to the release, the free tuition plan will begin in August for all students moving forward.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 10:22 pm

With trial starting next month, Manhattan DA asks judge for a gag order in Trump's hush-money case

Prosecutors asked a judge to impose a gag order on the former president, citing his “long history of making public and inflammatory remarks."

Published on: February 26, 2024, 8:56 pm

NYPD: 3 in custody in connection with fatal Bronx subway shooting

It wasn't immediately clear what charges they face.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 6:00 pm

Three children get out of Gaza, reunite with mom on Staten Island

A Palestinian-American has spent months trying to get three of her children in Gaza the chance to join her in America.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 5:40 pm

Donald Trump appeals $454 million judgment in New York civil fraud case

The former president’s lawyers filed a notice of appeal Monday.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 3:15 pm

Israel-Hamas war: Latest updates

Get the latest updates on the war between Israel and Hamas.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 3:03 pm

Kyiv remains defiant after two years of war, and Supreme Court could reshape social media

Pat Kiernan takes a look at what's in the papers on this Monday, Feb. 26, 2024.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 1:48 pm

The Frick Collection will soon be going home

The collection has been on display inside the former home of the Whitney Museum of American Art while the Frick Mansion undergoes a renovation.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 11:50 am

Jenne Richardson: Fashion and compassion

She's making someone else's trash someone else's treasure.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 11:00 am

The history of Harlem's oldest Black churches

With hundreds of years of history, Abyssinian Baptist Church and Mother African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church remain powerhouses of worship.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 11:00 am

Debit cards for migrants may soon be distributed

The city estimates the debit cards will save $600,000 each month.

Published on: February 26, 2024, 3:00 am

26th annual Lunar New Year Parade celebrates Chinese culture

Dancer Elijah Yong said being in the parade brings him back to his childhood.

Published on: February 25, 2024, 10:55 pm

St. John's beats No. 15 Creighton 80-66 at MSG for biggest win under Pitino

Daniss Jenkins scored a season-high 27 points.

Published on: February 25, 2024, 8:15 pm

Tired of diesel fumes, these moms are pushing for electric school buses

Each day, around 20 million students in the U.S. ride to school in diesel school buses, exposed to clouds of exhaust linked to asthma and cancer.

Published on: February 25, 2024, 5:30 pm

FDNY: Lithium-ion battery caused fatal Harlem fire

In 2023, law enforcement officials carried out 268 investigations related to lithium-ion batteries.

Published on: February 25, 2024, 5:15 pm

Flaco the owl dies after 'apparent collision' with building, zoo says

The Central Park Zoo confirmed the beloved owl's death in a statement released Friday night.

Published on: February 25, 2024, 3:30 pm

Trump easily beats Haley in South Carolina primary, and the promise of TikTok is fading

Rocco Vertuccio takes a look at what's in the papers on this Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.

Published on: February 25, 2024, 3:30 pm

Times Square rally marks anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine

While the exact number is not clear, officials estimate more than 500,000 soldiers and civilians have been killed as a result of the war.

Published on: February 25, 2024, 2:45 am

State lawmakers call for passage of 'Good Cause Eviction' protections for tenants

The legislation would ensure landlords have a good reason to raise rents or evict someone.

Published on: February 25, 2024, 1:45 am

Pete Alonso's future is unknown, and Russia's war in Ukraine continues

Rocco Vertuccio and Shannan Ferry take a look at what's in the papers on this Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 3:00 pm

Mets owner Cohen says he expects Alonso to explore free agency but wants to keep him

Pete Alonso batted .217 with a .318 on-base percentage, 46 home runs and 118 RBIs last year.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 1:45 pm

Backstory of disputed 'Hotel California' lyrics pages 'just felt thin,' ex-auction exec says

A former auction house executive says the explanation he was given for the source of drafts of lyrics to “Hotel California” raised red flags.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 1:30 pm

Wendy Williams thanks fans for 'overwhelming' response to dementia diagnosis

Wendy Williams has been diagnosed with the same form of dementia that actor Bruce Willis has.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 1:30 pm

FDNY: One person dead, 17 others injured in Harlem apartment fire

At least 11 people were injured, including five with life-threatening injuries, after a fire broke out inside of a residential building in Harlem.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 3:15 am

Spectrum honors New Yorkers at Black History Month celebration

Spectrum partnered with City and State New York to mark the accomplishments of several influential people at a Black History Month celebration.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 2:05 am

Gov. Hochul welcomes possible Biden executive action on immigration

She blasted Congress for "dereliction" of duty.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 1:50 am

Author Terry Golway talks about his new book

His book chronicles former Mayor Fiorello La Guardia's political career.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 1:45 am

Hochul weighs in on Alabama Supreme Court decision outlawing IVF treatments

Hochul wants New York state to become a safe haven for patients seeking fertility treatment.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 1:10 am

City could get new power to close illegal cannabis shops

State lawmakers have introduced a bill to give municipalities like New York the power to order illegal cannabis shops to close.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 1:09 am

Former NRA chief Wayne LaPierre misspent gun rights group's money, owes more than $4M, jury finds

The jury found that LaPierre misspent millions of dollars of the group’s money on pricey perks.

Published on: February 24, 2024, 12:31 am

Court settlement on accessible taxis in jeopardy

Court filings show the TLC wants to get out of a 10-year-old settlement that mandated 50% of yellow cabs be accessible by 2020.

Published on: February 23, 2024, 10:10 pm

Man killed on subway train in the Bronx, police say

The incident happened on a southbound D train just before 5 a.m., the NYPD said.

Published on: February 23, 2024, 8:35 pm

How one public school centers Harlem's history in its classrooms

At the Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School, classrooms are named for Harlem icons.

Published on: February 23, 2024, 7:52 pm

Bragg fires back, and America is back on the moon

Pat Kiernan takes a look at what's in the papers on this Friday, Feb. 24, 2024.

Published on: February 23, 2024, 1:35 pm

Investigative reporter finds illegal weed shops continue to thrive, evade fines

Reports show illegal cannabis shops continue to operate openly across New York City, with many evading fines imposed upon them

Published on: February 23, 2024, 12:15 pm

Hochul gets tough on shoplifting, City Council gets tough on Adams

The City Council filed a motion this week to intervene in a lawsuit against Mayor Eric Adams' administration over the city's housing voucher program.

Published on: February 23, 2024, 12:00 pm

Frank DiLella's theater picks: 'Water for Elephants,' 'The Apiary' and more

Frank DiLella picks his shows to watch.

Published on: February 23, 2024, 11:00 am

Nassau County bans transgender athletes from competing at public facilities

The executive order prevents trans girls and women from participating on girls and women's teams.

Published on: February 23, 2024, 3:40 am

Beloved school crossing guard posthumously promoted

Krystyna Naprawa, 63, worked as a school crossing guard with the NYPD for almost 13 years.

Published on: February 23, 2024, 2:10 am

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