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Protests continue at Columbia University following crackdown

Demonstrators rallied at 110th Street and Central Park West, before they marched up Frederick Douglas Boulevard towards the school’s campus.

Published on: April 20, 2024, 1:30 am

Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar discusses cannabis enforcement measures

Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul celebrated a win with the passage of new cannabis enforcement measures in the state budget.

Published on: April 20, 2024, 12:40 am

Hochul, Adams take budget victory laps on cannabis, education

Once Gov. Kathy Hochul signs the state budget bills, the city will get the power to shut down shops peddling illegal products almost immediately.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 11:33 pm

African migrants find safe haven in Harlem as they arrive in NYC

On Saturday, Black migrants were welcomed with open arms at a celebration to mark the end of Ramadan.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 11:00 pm

We're tracking a wet start to the weekend

Watch for hit and miss rain. Temperatures are in the 50s.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 10:31 pm

Man sets himself on fire outside courthouse where Trump’s trial is taking place, authorities say

The fire was extinguished Friday shortly after a jury and alternates had been seated in Trump’s criminal case.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 9:05 pm

Appeals judge rejects last-minute bid to halt Donald Trump's hush money trial; opening arguments set for Monday

Just after the jury was seated Friday, emergency crews responded to a park outside the courthouse, where a man had set himself on fire.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 8:55 pm

How oysters from New York Harbor are being repurposed for sweaters

We've heard about oyster shells being used to create man-made reefs to protect shorelines. Now, they are being used to keep people warm.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 8:00 pm

Budget includes measures to crack down on illegal cannabis shops, Hochul says

Illegal cannabis shops and their landlords are set to face harsher enforcement and steeper fines under measures included in the state budget.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 5:35 pm

Who are the jurors in Donald Trump's hush money trial? Here's what we know

Trump faces 34 charges of falsifying business records around efforts to cover up his alleged affair with an adult film actress in 2016.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 3:15 pm

Nonprofit helps unlicensed food cart vendors become caterers

The Street Vendor Project has connected more than a dozen unlicensed vendors find work in catering.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 2:13 pm

Cops clear protest at Columbia, and Prince Harry becomes U.S. resident

Pat Kiernan takes a look at what's in the papers on this Friday, April 19, 2024.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 1:17 pm

Sanitation commissioner celebrates drop in rat sightings

Rat sightings reported to 311 declined year over year in 11 of the last 12 months.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 12:17 pm

Number of children living in city-run homeless shelters surges, city data shows

A new database that breaks down the population in city-run shelters shows a steep rise in the number of homeless youth in the city's care.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 11:45 am

Gov. Hochul announces a state budget deal — what made the cut?

Hochul said she finally “had the parameters of a conceptual agreement” for the $237 billion state budget.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 11:00 am

Brooklyn Diocese reaches child sex abuse settlement with state attorney general

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn has agreed to install an independent secular monitor.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 10:00 am

Frank DiLella's theater picks: 'Mary Jane,' 'Still' and more

Frank DiLella picks his shows to watch.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 10:00 am

More than 100 arrested as Columbia authorizes NYPD to clear protest encampment on campus

In a letter sent out to the school community, Columbia president Minouche Shafik said students set up the encampment on the university’s campus.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 2:19 am

Street vendors rally in Manhattan for more permits and licenses

The Street Vendor Project says it would like to see 1,500 spots released over the next five years.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 2:00 am

Keira Lau: Tumbling past the competition

Lau works part-time at a cardiology office in Chinatown and plans to study nursing at Rutgers University in the fall

Published on: April 19, 2024, 2:00 am

Law in state budget would allow city to lower its speed limit

Nearly four years after it was it was introduced, Sammy's Law will finally get a vote in the state legislature.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 1:00 am

An ex-Giuliani aide could be headed back to City Hall

Mayor Eric Adams is expected to make Randy Mastro the city’s top attorney.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 12:55 am

New anthology highlights work by Jimmy Breslin

Jimmy Breslin was known for his witty writing style and for telling the tales of ordinary people who often aren’t part of the headlines.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 12:45 am

Rep. Torres calls for reforms at HHS after mpox outbreak

Torres is introducing legislation aimed at improving the federal government’s response to public health emergencies.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 12:39 am

City Councilman Lincoln Restler talks bills regulating lobbying efforts

Councilmembers are looking to pass a bill that would ban campaign consultants from lobbying their former bosses for one year, should they get elected.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 12:30 am

Coyotes officially leaving Arizona for Salt Lake City following approval of sale to Utah Jazz owners

The NHL Board of Governors voted unanimously Thursday to approve a $1.2 billion sale.

Published on: April 19, 2024, 12:10 am

Hochul celebrates retail theft policy win in state budget

The governor declared she’s sealing the deal on what she calls a crackdown on retail theft.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 11:54 pm

From TAP expansion to expected operating funds, SUNY chancellor sees reason for optimism in state budget

Facing a possible $1 billion deficit over 10 years without additional state support, this budget cycle presented high stakes questions for SUNY

Published on: April 18, 2024, 11:48 pm

City Council approves casino zoning

Local lawmakers Thursday paved the way for casinos to come to the city.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 11:40 pm

Black migrants rally outside City Hall to raise awareness about inequities

Adama Bah, the founder of Afrikana, joined “The Rush Hour” to talk more about the work she is doing.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 9:50 pm

New York man pleads guilty to sending threats to state attorney general and Trump civil case judge

Tyler Vogel, 26, of Lancaster, admitted to one felony count of making a terroristic threat.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 8:53 pm

Should the city allow short-term rentals?

Under Local Law 18, hosts are required to register with the Mayor's Office of Special Enforcement to verify that they comply with rules.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 8:31 pm

Can third-party candidates shake up our two-party system?

Third-party candidates can be both a blessing and a curse.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 7:09 pm

New York City says reported rat sightings are trending downward

Rat sightings reported to 311 declined year over year in 11 of the last 12 months.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 3:15 pm

Senate rejects push for trial of Mayorkas, and a race to reroute goods from Baltimore

Pat Kiernan takes a look at what's in the papers on this Thursday, April 18, 2024.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 12:54 pm

Basil Seggos: New York’s environmental defender is stepping down 

For more than eight years, he had led the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation

Published on: April 18, 2024, 11:00 am

Brooklyn residents at odds over new skatepark backed by Tony Hawk

In January, Mayor Eric Adams announced plans to build a 40,000-square-foot skatepark in Mount Prospect Park.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 10:00 am

NYPD targets illegal mopeds, scooters and ATVs

The NYPD said its arrested 1,300 people who use these vehicles to commit crimes so far this year.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 2:10 am

Detective Diller's death reignites call for trauma hospital in the Rockaways

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center is the closest Level 1 trauma center for the Rockaways, which could mean a 30-minute drive.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 2:00 am

Columbia University leaders face grilling at antisemitism hearing on Capitol Hill

“Antisemitism has no place on our campus," the university's president said, acknowledging there is more work to do.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 1:30 am

Man accused of pushing straphanger to his death pleads not guilty

Police say McPherson tried to runaway but witnesses directed them to him.

Published on: April 18, 2024, 1:01 am

Hochul says only minor details left to be negotiated in state budget

Gov. Kathy Hochul joined "Inside City Hall."

Published on: April 18, 2024, 12:38 am

State Legislature hit by apparent cyberattack

In a radio interview, Hochul said the attack is forcing lawmakers to use a decades-old computer system to complete their work.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 11:45 pm

MTA in final stages of getting federal approval for congestion pricing, chair and CEO says

The MTA finished submitting the final analysis, modeling, and paperwork to the feds.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 10:48 pm

New York Road Runners invests over $3 million in city middle schools

Rob Simmelkjaer, CEO of New York Road Runners, joined “The Rush Hour” to discuss the investment to launch and sustain middle school running teams.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 9:34 pm

MTA, N.J. square off over congestion pricing in court

According to the MTA, the environmental assessment was comprehensive and New Jersey's case is only about money.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 6:31 pm

New federal partnership aims to crack down on misleading airline practices

Long delays, surprising cancellations and pricey rebookings will now face harsher scrutiny under a new federal partnership.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 3:00 pm

Justices doubt federal stances on Jan. 6 rioters, and NYC Transit cuts OT

Rocco Vertuccio take a look at what's in the papers on this Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 12:54 pm

Brooklyn artist gives new life to what others throw away

"Through a Plastic Lens, Art made from what we leave behind by Lenore Solmo" is a new solo exhibit at the Compére Collective gallery in Red Hook.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 10:50 am

City Council considers limiting nonessential helicopter travel as noise complaints surge

After years of noise complaints, City Council members introduced several pieces of legislation that would limit the use of nonessential helicopters.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 10:00 am

Advocates rally days after Kawaski Trawick case announcement

The rally came days after the NYPD announced they would not discipline the police officers involved in the death of Kawaski Trawick.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 2:15 am

Harlem entrepreneurs hoping to save their coworking space

The City University of New York has leased the space to businesses at a discount for around a decade.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 2:00 am

As Mayorkas testifies, N.Y. Congress members publicly debate border security

Also Tuesday, House Republicans delivered the articles of impeachment against Mayorkas to the Senate.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 1:45 am

State Assembly Majority Leader Crystal Peoples-Stokes talks about preliminary budget agreement

The agreement includes a highly anticipated housing package that provides incentives for developers in the city to build new apartments.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 1:09 am

Hochul discusses public safety measures, school funding in state budget deal with Spectrum News 1

The governor sat down with "Capital Tonight" on Tuesday.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 1:00 am

Mayor Adams touts 'wins' for city in Albany budget deal

The extension of mayoral control is being negotiated.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 12:48 am

Queens borough president discusses State of the Borough address

Last week, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards outlined his vision for the future of the borough.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 12:45 am

Former shoemaker admits he had an illegal gambling operation in his Brooklyn shop

Salvatore Rubino, known as “Sal the Shoemaker,” admitted to running card games and operating illegal gambling machines inside his former business.

Published on: April 17, 2024, 12:15 am

Black migrants call on city to provide equitable and fair services

A large crowd of migrants from Africa flocked to lower Manhattan, calling on the city to do more for them.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 11:43 pm

Speaker Carl Heastie agrees to ‘conceptual’ budget deal with Gov. Kathy Hochul

He backed up her claim that there’s almost a deal in place.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 11:42 pm

Trump goes from court to campaign at a bodega in his heavily Democratic hometown

Trump aides say he chose the bodega because it has been the site of a violent attack on an employee.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 11:22 pm

10-year-old fatally struck by vehicle in Brooklyn, police say

She was taken to the Brooklyn Hospital Center, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 10:15 pm

One-on-one with CEO of NYU Langone Health

Dr. Grossman joins "The Rush Hour" to talk about the transformation, the tuition free medical school, and the NYU Langone Hospital in Brooklyn.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 9:47 pm

Former Assistant District Attorney talks Trump hush money trial on Day 2

Former Assistant District Attorney Jeremy Saland, joined “News All Day” on Tuesday to discuss Trump’s hush money trial.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 8:50 pm

Carl Erskine, Dodgers pitcher and last surviving member of 'Boys of Summer,' dies at 97

Among the last survivors from the celebrated Brooklyn teams of the 1950s, Erskine spent his entire major league career with the Dodgers.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 8:15 pm

Dawn Pinnock to step down as DCAS commissioner

In an exclusive interview with NY1, Pinnock opened up about closing this chapter of her professional career.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 8:00 pm

Race for Congress in N.Y.: How much do candidates have after the first quarter of 2024?

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

Published on: April 16, 2024, 7:09 pm

The money race: How much do N.Y. congressional candidates have after the first quarter of 2024?

Campaign filings from Jan. 1 to March 31, showed that in most competitive New York races, Democrats repeatedly outraised their Republican opponents.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 6:36 pm

New York's high court to hear case on abortion insurance coverage

The lawsuit was filed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 5:34 pm

Visitation Academy in Brooklyn to shutter after 169 years

Parents were told in February that the school would shutter due to low enrollment, crumbling infrastructure and a lack of nuns.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 5:18 pm

What to know about E-ZPass before congestion pricing starts in NYC

Drivers can use E-ZPass tags to receive tolling discounts and more.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 1:00 pm

City Council creates new team to tackle migrant crisis

The Council on Tuesday released a list of people and organizations that will comprise its “New Arrival Strategy Team."

Published on: April 16, 2024, 12:45 pm

Jury selection starts in Trump trial, and longtime Yankees radio voice retires

Jamie Stelter take a look at what's in the papers on this Tuesday, April 16, 2024.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 11:30 am

Joyva continuing family tradition by making halvah in Brooklyn

Halvah is a confection made from tahini, which are crushed sesame seeds.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 10:50 am

Rangers beat Senators 4-0 to clinch Presidents' Trophy

The Rangers won their league-best 55th game Monday night and finished with 114 points in the regular season.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 2:30 am

Islanders clinch playoff spot with 4-1 win over Devils

Semyon Varlamov made 22 saves for his fifth straight win and helped the Islanders extend their point streak to eight games (7-0-1).

Published on: April 16, 2024, 2:30 am

Caitlin Clark taken No. 1 in the WNBA draft by the Indiana Fever, as expected

Clark has helped bring millions of new fans to the game with her signature logo shots and passing ability.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 2:15 am

FDNY makes first arrest under lithium-ion battery law

He was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment, officials said.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 1:20 am

Jewish rabbis in city sound alarm over Iran

The NYPD has stepped up patrols in the city around houses of worship and other sensitive locations after Iran's attacks on Israel.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 12:45 am

Senate deputy majority leader talks about preliminary budget agreement

The $237 billion agreement includes a sweeping housing package, funding to address the migrant crisis and retail theft.

Published on: April 16, 2024, 12:45 am

City Council report shows migrant students leaving school amid shelter limit expiration

The City Council released a new report Monday on the impact that 60-day shelter limit notices have had on migrant families.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 11:45 pm

MTA rolls out electric paratransit buses amid new threat to congestion pricing

The MTA ordered 15 new electric Access-A-Ride vans for the disabled.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 11:16 pm

Longtime Yankees radio voice John Sterling retires

Sterling's famous victory call — "Ballgame over! The Yankees win. The-e-e Yankees win!" — has been synonymous with baseball in the Bronx for decades.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 10:15 pm

First day of Trump's historic hush-money trial ends without any jurors being picked

It is the first time in U.S. history a former president will be a defendant in a criminal trial and face a jury of his peers

Published on: April 15, 2024, 9:57 pm

Civil rights attorney Ron Kuby on Trump trial and disgraced NYPD detective Scarcella

Ron Kuby joined “The Rush Hour."

Published on: April 15, 2024, 9:28 pm

Pilot program to connect domestic violence survivors with permanent housing

The program will initially serve 100 families with children who have been living in Department of Homeless Services shelters.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 8:45 pm

Medical Society of the State of New York supports Medical Aid in Dying Act

It would allow terminally ill patients to take their own life.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 8:14 pm

Former prosecutor provides insights into Trump jury selection

The hush-money trial involving former President Donald Trump is poised to commence Monday in Manhattan.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 1:19 pm

Israeli official discusses Iranian attack, Israeli response

Yuval Donio-Gideon, the consul for public diplomacy at the Israeli consulate in New York, discusses Israel's intended response.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 1:13 pm

NYPD gets a dressing-down from police union, and Boomers aren’t budging from big homes

Jamie Stelter take a look at what's in the papers on this Monday, April 15, 2024.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 11:18 am

Alexis Sanborn: Planting the seeds for community

The Washington Heights resident started the community garden at the Fort Washington Collegiate Church in 2021.

Published on: April 15, 2024, 10:00 am

Trawick family attorney reflects on 5-year anniversary of Kawaski's death

Trawick family attorney Royce Russell joined anchor Dean Meminger Sunday.

Published on: April 14, 2024, 11:45 pm

New York officials react to Iran launching drones and missiles toward Israel

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said the U.S. will do everything it can to support Israel's defense.

Published on: April 14, 2024, 9:30 pm

As Mets retire his No. 16, Dwight Gooden tells fans he wanted to 'make things right with you guys'

The four-time All-Star recounted his career in Queens Sunday.

Published on: April 14, 2024, 7:51 pm

Two people killed in Bronx car crash, police say

The NYPD said the crash occurred just after 4 a.m.

Published on: April 14, 2024, 7:10 pm

New York Rep. Gregory Meeks worried about conflict between Israel and Iran

Meeks, the top Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, is worried that a response from Israel could throw this conflict into a larger war.

Published on: April 14, 2024, 6:00 pm

Visiting Citi Field: What to expect at the home of the Mets in 2024

Before you head to Citi Field in Queens to watch the New York Mets, here is a guide to the ballpark that includes everything you need to know.

Published on: April 14, 2024, 6:00 pm

Reaction to Iran attacking Israel, and the revival of private clubs in the city

Rocco Vertuccio and Shannan Ferry take a look at what's in the papers on this Sunday, April 14, 2024.

Published on: April 14, 2024, 12:45 pm

How to get rid of New York City rats without brutality? Birth control is one idea

New York lawmakers are eyeing rat birth control and a ban on glue traps as alternatives to poison or a slow, brutal death.

Published on: April 14, 2024, 12:30 pm

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