WNYC pubblico
[search 0]
Altro

Scarica l'app!

show episodes
 
Loading …
show series
 
The bill says anyone who assaults, menaces or harasses a first responder can be penalized up to $50,000 plus potential jury awards. It borrows language form New York's penal law, which defines harassment as to "alarm or seriously annoy" a person. It also goes beyond the threshold of hate crime statutes, which require proof of internet, and instead …
 
Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hinted that a new mask policy might be on the way, shortly before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance that said people living in areas with substantial rates of new COVID cases should wear face coverings indoors, regardless of vacation status. Federal health officials issued…
 
Police in New Jersey pull over thousands of drivers each year for obscured license plates, and a new court ruling limiting those steps is being hailed as a step toward racial justice. In separate incidents, two people were arrested — one for possession of drugs, one for possession of a handgun — after being pulled over because license plate frames …
 
Curtis Sliwa has been in and out of local headlines for 40 years. The founder of the Guardian Angels who became a radio and television personality, is now the Republican nominee for mayor, just the latest chapter in this “only in New York” story. Read the full story on Gothamist.com.Di WNYC Radio
 
An Army reservist from New Jersey charged in connection with the Capitol riot could remain locked up until next year before his trial. But prosecutors are offering a plea deal. Timothy Hale-Cusanelli is charged with offenses related to entering a restricted building and obstructing law enforcement. Judges have ordered him locked up before his trial…
 
New York City is rolling out a new Covid app intended to make it easier to share personal vaccine and testing status. The NYC Covid Safe app uploads copies of a user's photo ID, vaccination card, and any negative Covid test results from the prior week. No verification that the documents are legitimate is needed. Mayor deBlasio says the app can be u…
 
Last year, New Jersey made headlines when it became the first state in the country to allow internationally-trained doctors to join the fight against COVID-19. In April 2020, during the worst days of the pandemic in the region, Gov. Phil Murphy issued an executive order giving temporary medical licenses to foreign doctors. But the program frustrate…
 
Many vaccinated people thought the days of masking and social distancing were behind them. But with the rise in cases, that seems less likely. Dr. Stephanie Silvera is a public health professor who specializes in epidemiology at Montclair State University in New Jersey. She spoke to WNYC's Morning Edition host Michael Hill about how vaccinated peop…
 
Federal prosecutors say the one-of-a-kind Wu-Tang Clan album once owned by convicted former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli has been sold at auction to an anonymous buyer for an unknown price. "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin" is unique in a few ways: it's never been commercially released, there's just the one copy encased in a silver box, and …
 
Some parents of students with underlying conditions that could put them at greater risk for Covid-19 are concerned about the city’s plan to exclusively offer in-person learning this fall. Some said they are struggling to navigate the public school bureaucracy to find out what additional protections could be in place for their kids, while others are…
 
There are still a lot of questions about what needs to happen to overhaul how we run elections in New York, and State Senator Zellnor Myrie is hoping to find answers in a series of hearings kicking off Wednesday morning at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn. Myrie, who is also the chair of the Senate Elections Committee, says he wants to know the big…
 
Thomas Barrack, a close ally to former President Donald Trump, pleaded not guilty to seven charges, including secretly lobbying the Trump administration on behalf of the United Arab Emirates from 2016 to 2018 without registering as a lobbyist. The indictment also claims that the 74-year-old billionaire investor lied to investigators about his activ…
 
Last week, search crews reached the bottom of the rubble at the Champlain Towers condo building site in Surfside, Florida, where at least 98 people perished due to a deadly collapse in June. The exact cause is still unclear, but lack of maintenance, structural damage from exposure to salty sea air and storms, and subsidence (sinking) in combination…
 
After tangling with the city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission over whether it’ll allow new taxis on the road, the company Revel has approval to launch a new, electric taxi service. Revel is best known for its bright blue moped share program. It's now moving forward with a fleet of 50 bright blue Tesla taxis next month. The city had capped new taxis …
 
Donna Weng Friedman is Chinese-American and an award-wining pianist, composer and music producer, based out of Manhattan. She has hosted a video mini-series on WQXR on women composers. Her recent EP is called Heritage and Harmony: Silver Linings, and features music by several Asian-American composers. John Schaefer is the host of WNYC’s New Sounds …
 
Loading …

Guida rapida

Google login Twitter login Classic login