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DEC Commissioner Martens resigns

July 02, 2015 | 08:25 AM
A day after enacting a promised ban on fracking, New York Department of Environmental ...more»

New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

July 02, 2015 | 08:24 AM
A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate ...more»

Ex-NY Sen. Smith gets 7 years in prison for mayor race plot

July 01, 2015 | 12:58 PM
Former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith was sentenced Wednesday to seven ...more»

Firefighters say: Leave the fireworks to the professionals

July 01, 2015 | 09:23 AM
While this is the first Independence Day since certain fireworks were legalized ...more»

$7.3B to be shared among health care networks to overhaul

July 01, 2015 | 08:07 AM
Some $7.3 billion will be divided among 25 networks of health care providers ...more»

At last, de Blasio takes off gloves and hits back at Cuomo

July 01, 2015 | 08:04 AM
Mayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to ...more»

Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape

July 01, 2015 | 08:03 AM
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed ...more»

Fast Food Wage Board needs to deliberate on proposed increase

June 29, 2015 | 03:13 PM
The state’s Fast Food Wage Board was unable to come to a unanimous decision ...more»

It's official: DEC bans fracking in 44-page 'findings statement'

June 29, 2015 | 02:58 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation seven-year review on hydraulic ...more»

Second Dannemora convict captured; lawmakers thank police, look to prevent future incidents

June 29, 2015 | 12:44 PM
Following the death of escaped inmate Richard Matt and the capture of David ...more»

Tedisco calls for 3-month legislative session to stop taxpayer-funded ‘pontification, thumb-twiddling’

June 29, 2015 | 12:02 PM
Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, is calling for a dramatic rethinking ...more»

Status Quo

June 29, 2015 | 12:00 PM
A laundry list of changes in the state Legislature this session has made for ...more»

Good-govt. groups: lawmakers have unfinished business

June 29, 2015 | 11:59 AM
New York’s leading watchdog groups are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...more»

Education tax credit fails in final days of session

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the death of the Parental Choice in Education Act, ...more»

‘The nightmare is finally over’

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Some of the same state troopers who spent three weeks hunting down two escaped ...more»

NYU study projects single-contract savings

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
A new report from New York University projects major savings from combining ...more»

Legislature passes IDA reform bill

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
The passage of a series of Industrial Development Agency reforms under a recent ...more»

Bill would establish forcible touching crime on public transit systems

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
A bill (A.4969-b/S.3203-a) relating to the crime of forcible touching was passed ...more»

AG to serve as special prosecutor in cases where police kill civilians

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as a statewide ...more»

Bill would give inmates’ families access to prison medical records

June 29, 2015 | 11:51 AM
A bill that would disclose an inmate’s medical information to family ...more»

‘Raise the Age’ effort fails; youth can still be prosecuted and tried as adults

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
To the dismay of the Raise the Age NY Campaign and its supporters, lawmakers ...more»

Bill would consider a veteran’s disabilities when prosecuting certain crimes

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
In 2009, Robert "Bar" Porter found himself in Saratoga County watching on as ...more»

AG settles with liquid nicotine manufacturers over safety issues

June 29, 2015 | 11:49 AM
New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced June 22 that four ...more»
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Woman, 22, found stabbed to death in Bronx park
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police have arrested a 25-year-old man in the fatal stabbing of a woman in Bronx park...
To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery and the Confederacy...
Woman arrested after Long Island restaurant stabbing
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a 34-year-old woman has been arrested for stabbing a man in the Long Island restaurant where she works...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Clinton offers reassurance to gay youth in web posting
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Boosting her social media outreach to younger voters, Hillary Rodham Clinton is seeking to offer reassurance to gay youths in a posting that is drawing wide online attention...
Matz sharp, Mets feast on Dodgers pitching to take series
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Steven Matz is having the time of his young baseball life, winning his first two career starts, including silencing the Los Angeles Dodgers' powerful lineup...
Trainer Brown caps big turf stakes weekend at Belmont
NEW YORK (AP) -- Trainer Chad Brown capped a big holiday weekend of turf stakes victories with Goldy Espony taking the $100,000 River Memories for older fillies and mares on Sunday at Belmont Park...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Nova shaky, Yankees sloppy in 8-1 loss to Rays
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ivan Nova was shaky on the mound, then wild with a throw to third...
Ramirez stifles sloppy Yanks as Rays stop 7-game slide, 8-1
NEW YORK (AP) -- After a week without a win, the Tampa Bay Rays were hardly shy about describing their celebration Sunday...
Man, 28, dies in fall from 6th-floor NYC apartment balcony
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a man fell to his death from a sixth-floor Manhattan balcony after apparently sitting on the edge and losing his balance...
Owner Joe Thomson enters Harness Hall of Fame
GOSHEN, N.Y. (AP) -- Owner Joe Thomson and the horses Deweycheatumnhowe and Somebeachsomewhere have been inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame...
Police identify victims of 2 fatal shootings on Long Island
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Police have identified the victims of two fatal shootings in Hempstead over the Fourth of July weekend...
3 shot at July Fourth party in Syracuse; teenager arrested
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a burst of gunfire wounded three people a Fourth of July party at a Syracuse park, and one victim was shot in the head...
After Triple Crown, a new world greets Victor Espinoza
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- This is the new reality for Victor Espinoza...

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