New York City Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle on Friday announced he is dropping out of the race to replace Speaker Sheldon Silver and says he will throw his full support behind Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie, who is widely considered to be the front runner. Updated 11:45 AM
Opening statements are set for today in the trial of the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz back in 1979.
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Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman-Schultz will be in the city today to meet privately with Mayor Bill de Blasio and other officials as Brooklyn remains in the running to host the 2016 DNC.
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Man Wanted in Mugging of 11-Year-Old Queens Girl
New York City
Police are looking for a man who they say tried to rob an 11-year-old girl near Ditmars Boulevard and 28th Street in Astoria earlier this month. 05:54 AM
Part of Mosholu Parkway to Be Closed During Weekend Overnight Hours
The Bronx
The Department of Transportation says drivers won't have access to the southbound Mosholu Parkway beneath the Major Deegan from 10 p.m. Friday through 8 a.m. Saturday, and again during the same time period Saturday night into Sunday morning. 03:03 PM
Crews to Replace Leaking Gracie Mansion Roof
New York City
City officials say the 30-year-old roof at the mayor's official residence will be replaced this year as crews have been repeatedly patching up leaks since Thanksgiving. 06:51 AM
Fit Kids February: Tips and Challenges to Raise Healthy Conscious Children
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Our Fit Kids February initiative officially kicks off Sunday, but before it begins, here are some tips to help make your child's environment safer and a glimpse at the challenges we'll present to you over the next several weeks.
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What a Week 1/30/15
Radio talk show host Mark Simone and New York Daily News columnist Linda Stasi offer their take on the week's top news stories, from the snowstorm to the charges against Sheldon Silver. 09:22 AM
NY1 For You: Poll Worker Finally Paid by BOE Months Later
After months of waiting, an election poll worker is finally paid for her services after she turned to NY1 For You for help. 01/29/2015 08:00 PM
NY1 For You: Inadequate Heating Has Harlem Tenants Shivering
While some tenants in the city struggle without any heat, there are others who have heat but not nearly enough. NY1's Susan Jhun found one building in Harlem where residents say they receive so little heat, they may as well not have any at all. 01/27/2015 05:44 PM
NY1 Online: The Call 1/29/15
THE CALL EPISODES
John Schiumo hosts the January 29, 2015 episode of The Call.
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Mayor's Groundhog Day Plans Still Up in the Air
New York City
Monday is Groundhog Day, but it's not clear if Mayor Bill de Blasio will repeat his visit to the Staten Island Zoo. 07:14 AM
City's Pot Possession Arrests Way Down
New York City
The New York State Division of Criminal Justice says marijuana arrests in December were down 75 percent compared to the year before, from about 1,800 to 460. 06:16 AM
FDNY Rescues Children from Thin Ice on Bronx River
The Bronx
Two children and a firefighter are recovering from exposure after an ice rescue in the Bronx. Updated 01/29/2015 11:19 PM
Notice of Claim Filed in Akai Gurley Death
New York City
The family of a Brooklyn man shot and killed by police in November took the first step toward suing the city Thursday. Updated 01/29/2015 10:54 PM
Bronx Assemblyman Gains Momentum in Bid to Succeed Silver as Assembly Speaker
New York State
Carl Heastie of the Bronx is gaining plenty of momentum in his bid to become the next speaker of the state Assembly. 01/29/2015 08:50 PM
Teachers Gear Up to Fight Back Against Cuomo
New York City
The teachers' union says Governor Andrew Cuomo is attacking its members and their profession, and on Thursday, the teachers geared up to fight back. NY1's Lindsey Christ filed the following report. 01/29/2015 11:02 PM
Officers Follow Footprints in Snow to Arrest Man Trying to Break Into Cars
New York City
The snow proved to be a unique crime fighting tool in Brooklyn, helping officers track down a man who attempted to break into cars. 01/29/2015 03:13 PM
Vacated Conviction Could Potentially Save Queens Man from Being Deported
Brooklyn
A judge has vacated a 1986 felony conviction that may potentially save a Queens man from getting deported. 01/29/2015 05:36 PM
Nonprofit to Transform Former Correctional Facility Into Place to Help Ex-Cons
The Bronx
The state has officially handed over a former Bronx prison to a nonprofit that plans to transform it into a place that helps ex-cons. 01/29/2015 10:07 PM
FDNY: Electrical Cords to Blame for Chelsea Apartment Building Fire
Manhattan
Firefighters say electrical cords are to blame for a fire at an apartment building in Chelsea Thursday morning. 01/29/2015 11:36 PM
Police Seek Person Who Killed Man in Stairwell of Bronx Housing Project
The Bronx
Police are asking for help trying to figure out who killed a man in the stairwell of a Bronx housing project. 01/29/2015 11:36 PM
Bratton Angry that City Settled Lawsuit With Man Who Threatened Officers With Machete
New York City
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says he is angry that the city settled a lawsuit with a man who threatened officers with a machete. 01/29/2015 06:49 PM
L Train Will Not Run Into Manhattan During Some Late Nights, Weekends in Spring
Brooklyn
Brooklynites who ride the L train into Manhattan during late nights and weekends will have to find another way to commute in the spring. 01/29/2015 05:14 PM
Bratton: NYPD Remains Focused on Counter-terror Efforts, Technology
New York City
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton addressed members of the New York City Police Foundation Thursday to provide a yearly update on the state of the department and says counterrorism efforts and technology remain at the top of the list. Updated 01/29/2015 02:39 PM
City Transit Workers Honored for Heroic Effort
New York City
Going beyond the call of duty, more than a dozen city transit workers were recognized for their extra efforts on the job. 01/29/2015 01:42 PM
Transportation Union Chief: MTA Should Handle Things Differently in Next Snowstorm
New York City
A transportation union chief says the MTA should handle things differently the next time there's a snowstorm. 01/29/2015 04:16 PM
E-Signatures Give Domestic Violence Victims Better Protection, DA Says
New York City
Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says a recent ruling will allow victims of domestic violence to sign documents electronically before their attackers are released from jail. 01/29/2015 07:59 AM
Comptroller: City Spent Average of $1.8M to Clean Up Every Inch of Snow That Fell Over Last 11 Years
New York City
A new report by City Comptroller Scott Stringer finds that over the last 11 years, the city spent an average of $1.8 million to clean up every inch of snow that fell. Updated 01/29/2015 12:06 PM
Fit Kids February: Ice Skating a Cool Way to Stay Fit
New York City
Raising healthy kids means keeping them active, and ice skating is always a great choice. 01/29/2015 04:18 AM
Police Hope Surveillance Videos Catch Killer of Brooklyn Store Worker
Brooklyn
Police are hoping two new surveillance videos help catch the killer of a Brooklyn store worker shot over the weekend. 01/28/2015 11:54 PM

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