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Ex-judge upholds Assembly harassment findings

April 24, 2015 | 10:36 AM
A hearing officer has upheld findings that a former state assemblyman violated ...more»

New York attorney general sues 2 tanning salon chains

April 24, 2015 | 10:34 AM
New York's attorney general has filed suit against two tanning salon chains, ...more»

NY buys 6,200 acres south of Adirondack High Peaks

April 24, 2015 | 10:33 AM
Paddlers have a new area to explore at the upper reaches of the Hudson River ...more»

New AG brings prosecutor's perspective to Justice Department

April 23, 2015 | 03:30 PM
As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting ...more»

Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general

April 23, 2015 | 03:29 PM
Federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch won confirmation to serve as attorney general ...more»

Skelos not stepping down amid federal probe

April 23, 2015 | 01:51 PM
The leader of the New York state Senate said Wednesday that he won't resign ...more»

Regents chief orders extension for teacher evaluations

April 23, 2015 | 01:44 PM
A top New York education official says the state's deadline for new teacher ...more»

Assembly replaces stacks of paper with 150 tablets

April 22, 2015 | 01:20 PM
Many of New York's 213 legislators joined the digital age Wednesday. The 150 ...more»

Bill would require meningitis vaccine for young New Yorkers

April 21, 2015 | 03:39 PM
A bill would mandate vaccinations for meningitis in standard vaccination schedules ...more»

NYSUT wants Regents to hold hearings on new teacher evals, tenure rules

April 21, 2015 | 02:59 PM
The New York State United Teachers is calling on members of the Board of Regents ...more»

Kolb says 'Brittany's Law' should be part of Women's Equality Agenda

April 21, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Assemblyman Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, is urging his colleagues in the Assembly ...more»

Schneiderman warns Boy Scouts on hiring discrimination

April 21, 2015 | 12:52 PM
New York's attorney general's office wrote this week to the Boy Scouts of America ...more»

Developers of power line from Canada to NYC secure permits

April 21, 2015 | 12:51 PM
Developers of a proposed 330-mile transmission line to bring lower-cost Canadian ...more»

Nurses push legislature for staffing ratio limits

April 21, 2015 | 12:50 PM
Hundreds of nurses from around New York state have come to the Capitol to urge ...more»

NY blueprint lists steps to end AIDS scourge

April 21, 2015 | 09:02 AM
Experts and advocates in New York, a state hit hard in the AIDS epidemic, have ...more»

Watchdog groups says even more discretionary funding made it into final budget

April 20, 2015 | 02:48 PM
More money in lump sum funds was discovered on top of the already $2.6 billion ...more»

Toy sellers challenging Albany County law

April 20, 2015 | 02:35 PM
In response to a new Albany County law that bans the sale of unsafe toys in ...more»

AG says New York's water treatment plants discharging microbeads into lakes, rivers

April 20, 2015 | 02:10 PM
According to a report released by the state Attorney General’s Office ...more»

74% of upstaters say tests should have less weight in teacher evals

April 20, 2015 | 02:04 PM
A majority of upstate New Yorkers say the state does not spend enough on ...more»

NY receives funds to address veteran homelessness

April 20, 2015 | 01:53 PM
New York is set to receive $ 3,957,771 as part of $65 million federal funds ...more»

Skelos vows to cooperate with prosecutors

April 20, 2015 | 01:51 PM
New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos said Thursday he will cooperate with ...more»

Monmouth U Poll: NY most corrupt state

April 20, 2015 | 01:50 PM
New York leads the list of states Americans view as having the most political ...more»

Legislation attempts to suspend Triborough Amendment

April 20, 2015 | 01:49 PM
A bill in the Assembly has targeted a section of the Civil Service Law which ...more»
Klitschko back in US, meets unbeaten heavyweight Jennings
NEW YORK (AP) -- It's difficult to tell if Wladimir Klitschko has a tougher time holding up all his championship belts or defending them in the ring...
NY man admits strangling woman near Long Island park
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- The attorney for a suburban New York man who admitted strangling a teenager he met near a Long Island park said Friday his client pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in order to save both his family and the victim's family from going through the ordeal of a trial...
Ex-school headmaster sentenced to 50 years for child porn
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- The former headmaster of an elite Delaware prep school founded by members of the du Pont family was sentenced Friday to 50 years in prison for dealing in child pornography...
Long Island native Billy Joel to play Nassau Coliseum finale
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- The Piano Man is closing down another New York sports venue...
Fire officials: New York City crane accident leaves man dead
NEW YORK (AP) -- Fire officials say a boom-crane accident in midtown Manhattan has left a man dead...
FEMA funding for Sandy damage in New Jersey tops $6.9B
EATONTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency says it has pumped more than $6...
Bayonne Bridge to close Saturday
BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) -- The Bayonne Bridge is closing as work continues to raise the span that links Bayonne with Staten Island, New York...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday 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 Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Diet Pepsi dropping aspartame on customer concerns
NEW YORK (AP) -- PepsiCo says it's dropping aspartame from Diet Pepsi in response to customer feedback and replacing it with sucralose, another artificial sweetener commonly known as Splenda...
NY governor: $1 billion loan to boost commuter rail safety
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will receive a $1 billion federal loan to improve rail safety...
Cuomo: $1 billion to be devoted to commuter rail safety
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Metropolitan Transportation Authority will receive a $1 billion federal loan to improve rail safety...
FDNY: Man has life-threatening injuries after crane accident
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Fire Department says a man has life-threatening injuries following a boom-crane accident in midtown Manhattan...
Time magazine longtime film critic Richard Corliss dies
NEW YORK (AP) -- Time magazine's longtime film critic Richard Corliss has died...
Activist swimmer sets sights on another polluted waterway
NEW YORK (AP) -- The clean-water advocate who took an Earth Day swim in the Gowanus (goh-WAH'-nuhs) Canal is now setting his sights on another highly polluted New York City waterway...
Small herd of loose buffalo crosses New York State Thruway
BETHLEHEM, N.Y. (AP) -- Police in a suburban Albany town are trying to round up a small herd of buffalo that escaped from a local farm and crossed a busy stretch of the New York State Thruway...
Police investigating death of inmate at NY state prison
FISHKILL, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say they're investigating the death of an inmate at a state prison in New York's Hudson Valley...
Correction: Columbia University-Gender Bias Suit story
NEW YORK (AP) -- In a story April 23 about a gender bias lawsuit, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of a Columbia University spokesman...
Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir
NEW YORK (AP) -- When Amanda Berry's toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn't always get to her - because she was chained and couldn't move that far...

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