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Cuomo making tour of 3 new upstate casino counties

December 18, 2014 | 07:41 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will visit the three upstate New York counties selected for ...more»

Casinos slated for Schenectady, Seneca, and Sullivan counties

December 17, 2014 | 03:34 PM
The New York state Gaming Commission's Gaming Facility Location Board has approved ...more»

Stakeholders, experts weigh in on fracking decision

December 17, 2014 | 02:19 PM
After more than five years waiting for a decision on high-volume hydraulic ...more»

Most NY teachers rated effective in evaluations

December 17, 2014 | 07:41 AM
Better than nine out of 10 New York school teachers were rated effective or ...more»

The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons

December 17, 2014 | 07:27 AM
Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that ...more»

Tensions mount between NYC mayor, police union

December 16, 2014 | 02:22 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing ...more»

Political powerhouse David Garth dies in New York

December 16, 2014 | 10:05 AM
Powerful political adviser David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the ...more»

NYCLU proposes changing police tactics

December 15, 2014 | 02:36 PM
In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, the ...more»

AG settles with landowner charged with polluting NYC reservoir

December 15, 2014 | 02:32 PM
After a Putnam County landowner’s illegal landfill polluted a New York ...more»

Albany County Exec to hold public hearing on 'toxic toys' bill

December 15, 2014 | 02:21 PM
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will hold a public hearing before a final ...more»

Rappers urge Cuomo to reform justice system

December 15, 2014 | 12:14 PM
Hip-hop moguls Jay-Z and Russell Simmons and rapper-actor Common on Wednesday ...more»

Civil rights groups request hearings on justice reform

December 15, 2014 | 12:13 PM
Twelve civil rights groups sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative ...more»

Cuomo says he will offer justice reform package

December 15, 2014 | 12:12 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday a genuine problem exists with the ...more»

New York education chief to join US Ed Department

December 15, 2014 | 12:10 PM
New York’s education commissioner will step down at year’s end ...more»

Green groups, comptroller concerned about DEC funding and staff levels

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli regarding a decrease in funding ...more»

Bill provides a reprieve for NY’s mute swans

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A bill introduced by Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz, D-Brooklyn, countering a ...more»

New York to provide company grants, tax breaks

December 15, 2014 | 12:07 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration on Thursday awarded a new round of ...more»

Doctors, scientists, engineers calling for fracking moratorium

December 15, 2014 | 12:06 PM
Health professionals and scientists are raising awareness about the possible ...more»

Welcome Home!

December 15, 2014 | 12:05 PM
The 10th Mountain Division — the Army’s first to be deployed to ...more»

Zimpher receives Rockefeller award

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher has become the latest recipient of the prestigious ...more»

Court says Indian Point is exempt from state program

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
The Indian Point nuclear power plant on the lower Hudson River is exempt from ...more»

Following toddler’s death, a call to childproof liquid nicotine bottles

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
A recent tragic incident in Fort Plain, Montgomery County, is refocusing attention ...more»

In new guidelines, treatment for gender dysphoria cannot be denied

December 15, 2014 | 12:03 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last Thursday that private insurers must now pay ...more»
Butler scores 35, Bulls beat Knicks 103-97
CHICAGO (AP) -- In a game missing Derrick Rose and Carmelo Anthony, it was Jimmy Butler who played like a star...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Fires in Queens, Brooklyn destroy buildings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Separate fires ravaged buildings in Queens and Brooklyn...
Williams' basket wins it for Canisius 60-59 in overtime
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Jeremiah Williams' basket with 11 seconds left in overtime lifted Canisius to a 60-59 victory over Stony Brook on Thursday night...
LIU Brooklyn slips past FIU in 69-58 win
NEW YORK (AP) -- Elvar Fridriksson scored 17 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer midway through the second half, to lead LIU Brooklyn to a 69-58 win over Florida International on Thursday night...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Alert in NY for abducted 5-year-old
BERNE, N.Y. (AP) -- An Amber Alert has been issued in New York after a 5-year-old boy was abducted from a home in the eastern part of the state by two men wearing black ski masks...
NYC charity asking for more holiday coat donations
NEW YORK (AP) -- New Yorkers in urgent need of more than 100,000 coats this holiday season have so far gotten donations of only 18,000...
Judge may toss 4 guilty pleas in inside-trade case
NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge said Thursday he's leaning toward tossing out four guilty pleas in an insider-trading case, the latest fallout from a recent appeals court ruling criticizing prosecutors' tactics...
Anthony sits out Knicks' game against Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony sat out Thursday night against the Chicago Bulls because of a sore left knee...
Police: Man hid gun parts in luggage at NY airport
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a New York City man has been arrested at Kennedy International Airport after TSA agents found handgun parts hidden in his luggage...
Air Marty offense mostly grounded with Jets
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Marty Mornhinweg's reputation in NFL circles is that of a guy who likes to throw the ball in an attack-style offense that piles up points...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Bulls G Rose sits out vs. Knicks due to illness
CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose is sitting out Thursday night's game against the New York Knicks because of an illness...
NYC rapper pleads not guilty to gun, drug charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- An up-and-coming rapper pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he moonlighted as a gun-toting member of a New York City street gang responsible for several shootings during turf wars over drug trafficking...
Raiders defense depleted by injuries
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Raiders defense was dealt a big blow back in the preseason when middle linebacker and defensive signal caller Nick Roach suffered a season-ending concussion...
`Super Mario' making presence felt in Buffalo
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Jerry Hughes shakes his head in dismay and mutters, "That's crazy...

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