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Thousands skip NY tests, raising questions about evaluations

April 17, 2015 | 07:05 AM
Some New York school districts are reporting that 60 to 70 percent of students ...more»

Board of Elections split on campaign rule; 'LLC loophole' intact

April 16, 2015 | 03:45 PM
New York's Board of Elections split Thursday along party lines on closing the ...more»

NY settles suit over death of disabled resident for $2.25M

April 15, 2015 | 03:15 PM
New York on Wednesday settled for $2.25 million a lawsuit filed by a family ...more»

Left, right ally against Cuomo's Start-Up NY

April 15, 2015 | 07:30 AM
An unlikely coalition from New York's political right and left has called for ...more»

NY Comptroller discloses 2014 tax return

April 15, 2015 | 07:29 AM
New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's tax return shows that he made $146,900 ...more»

NY attorney general reports $327,000 in income

April 15, 2015 | 07:28 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) has reported ...more»

State police investigating inmate death at state prison

April 15, 2015 | 07:28 AM
New York state police say they're investigating an inmate death at the maximum-security ...more»

Advocates for expanded Hudson River dredging renew call

April 15, 2015 | 07:27 AM
A group of environmentalists and elected officials renewed their call Tuesday ...more»

State Ed. data shows minority students more likely to be taught by ineffective teachers

April 14, 2015 | 03:35 PM
  A New York State Education Department report shows an unbalanced ...more»

Rockefeller to host severe weather forum

April 14, 2015 | 02:36 PM
A program will be conducted at UAlbany to address serious weather challenges ...more»

NY'ers can show their support for MMA bill on new website

April 14, 2015 | 02:05 PM
The largest promoter of mixed martial arts fights launched new webpage Tuesday ...more»

Tax and Finance Dept. expected to stop $500 million in fraudulent claims this year

April 14, 2015 | 01:21 PM
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the New York State Department ...more»

Texting-while-driving tickets up 35 percent; more than half handed out in NYC

April 14, 2015 | 11:58 AM
Tickets handed out to motorists for texting while driving has increased by ...more»

Astorino is 'proud' of Clinton's candidacy, but plans to endorse a Republican in 2016

April 14, 2015 | 09:48 AM
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino released a statement Monday welcoming ...more»

Astorino: Why my kids are 'opting out'

April 14, 2015 | 09:03 AM
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino issued a statement Tuesday morning ...more»

Attorney General questions work practices of 13 retailers

April 14, 2015 | 09:02 AM
New York's attorney general has launched an inquiry into 13 major retailers, ...more»

Thousands likely to sit out English, math tests

April 14, 2015 | 08:46 AM
Parent leaders of the movement to boycott New York's standardized tests say ...more»

New York eliminates 57 "nuisance" fees

April 14, 2015 | 08:36 AM
York is eliminating dozens of small fees the state had imposed on things ranging ...more»

Clinton kicks off 2016 campaign online, heads next to Iowa

April 14, 2015 | 08:29 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making ...more»

Cuomo vetoes 184 budget items for being outdated and unnecessary

April 14, 2015 | 07:39 AM
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday submitted 184 vetoes in accordance with Article ...more»

DEC: Hunters took record number of bear last hunting season

April 13, 2015 | 03:24 PM
According to the state Department of Environmental Conservation New York hunters ...more»

Gov. Cuomo endorses Clinton for president

April 13, 2015 | 02:33 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo released a statement "wholeheartedly" endorsing ...more»

Upstate school board backs off threat to boycott state tests

April 13, 2015 | 01:53 PM
A western New York school board has voted to drop a proposal to boycott the ...more»
Ban on boat sewage discharges proposed for 2 more NY lakes
GENEVA, N.Y. (AP) -- The Environmental Protection Agency is seeking public comments on its proposal to prohibit boats from dumping sewage into Seneca Lake, Cayuga Lake and the Seneca River...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Landowners fear loss of NY forestry tax breaks
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) -- Thousands of landowners could lose tax breaks as New York regulators consider changes to a program that rewards property owners for good forestry practices...
2 escape serious injury when car is struck by train
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Two people escaped serious injury when the car they were in was struck by a train in northern New Jersey...
Wild horse advocates disagree on contraceptives for mustangs
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- United in their belief wild horses should remain free to roam public rangeland across the West, groups working to protect the mustangs are increasingly at odds over whether contraception should play a role in the decades-old dispute over efforts to reign in the natural size of the herds...
Hillary's Brooklyn: Clinton HQ choice hits populist vibe
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 19-story office building rises unassumingly from the northern tip of downtown Brooklyn...
NY's Cuomo to be first gov. to visit Cuba as ties reopen
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor to visit Cuba since the recent thaw in relations with the communist nation...
Blue Jays option Colt Hynes, call up Jeff Francis
TORONTO (AP) -- The Blue Jays have optioned left-hander Colt Hynes to Triple-A Buffalo and called up left-hander Jeff Francis from Triple-A...
Police: Stolen phone's tracking device leads to NY arrest
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a thief who robbed a cellphone store on Long Island was arrested thanks to the tracking device on one of the phones he stole...
NY environmental officials announce conservation grants
OSSINING, N.Y. (AP) -- New York environmental officials will announce several conservation grants in conjunction with Earth Day observances this week...
Business leaders, lawmakers to join Cuomo on Cuba trip
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Top lawmakers and several business leaders from around New York state will join Gov...
NY State Police launch safety campaign aimed at teen drivers
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York State Police are launching a traffic safety campaign aimed at minimizing crashes involving teen drivers...
Cuomo to address NYC food bank dinner following Cuba trip
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo is planning to speak at an event this week meant to highlight the fight to reduce hunger in New York City...
NY senator, colleague introduce rail safety measure
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Richard Blumenthal have introduced legislation that would require railroads to install additional safety technology by 2018 to help prevent crashes from speed and human error...
Matthysse wins majority decision against Provodnikov
VERONA, N.Y. (AP) -- Lucas Matthysse won a majority decision against Ruslan Provodnikov in a 12-round super lightweight bout Saturday night...
Odorizzi and Rays lose to Tanaka and Yankees 9-0
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Jake Odorizzi knew what he was up against...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
Mets get gem from deGrom, beat Marlins for 7th straight win
NEW YORK (AP) -- Minus their closer in addition to their captain, the New York Mets kept rolling right along...

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