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De Blasio seeks permanent mayoral control of NYC schools

February 25, 2015 | 03:44 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio requested funding for education, affordable ...more»

Silver's lawyers wants bribe case tossed because of Preetís comments

February 25, 2015 | 03:09 PM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn't mince words after bringing bribery charges ...more»

Alzheimerís advocates urge support for governor's budget

February 24, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Advocates for ending Alzheimer’s disease came to Albany on Feb. 24 to ...more»

Corruption in state government is a serious problem, say nine-out-of-ten state voters

February 24, 2015 | 12:08 PM
Ninety-two percent of New York voters say corruption in state government is ...more»

New York governor urges probe of teacher evaluations

February 24, 2015 | 08:03 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged the state Education Department to investigate the ...more»

Casino bidder: Attorney general probing selection process

February 24, 2015 | 08:02 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the state's recent ...more»

West Virginia accident renews concerns over oil trains in NY

February 23, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Two recent oil train derailments in Ontario and West Virginia renewed calls ...more»

NY keeps spending more on aging highways and bridges

February 23, 2015 | 02:03 PM
New York has steadily increased spending on highways and bridges over the past ...more»

Assemblywoman on short list for national honor

February 23, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, D-Elmont, has been nominated for the 2015 ...more»

Gamblersí optimism?

February 23, 2015 | 02:00 PM
For anyone betting on the Northeast’s casino bonanza, the odds are long ...more»

Could recent scandals revive plan for an Albany corruption museum?

February 23, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Many cities are known for their rich heritage. Detroit has automobiles. New ...more»

Anti-Common Core Party now the Reform Party

February 23, 2015 | 01:58 PM
Following the sign off from Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss, Onondaga County ...more»

The Big Ugly

February 23, 2015 | 01:56 PM
New York lawmakers complain that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is injecting too many big ...more»

Cuomo lists detailed ethics reforms in revised budget plan

February 23, 2015 | 01:29 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday proposed detailed ethics reforms meant ...more»

De Blasio to head to Albany to push NYC's agenda

February 23, 2015 | 01:25 PM
Rent control. A higher minimum wage. The Dream Act. Greater investments in ...more»

Gamblers' optimism? Casino money misses states'expectations

February 17, 2015 | 12:50 PM
For anyone betting on the Northeast's casino bonanza, the odds are long on ...more»

Court: State law trumps local limits on sex offender homes

February 17, 2015 | 12:49 PM
New York's highest court ruled Tuesday that state law determines where sex ...more»
Attorney: Aunt never intended to harm child
NEW YORK (AP) -- The attorney for a woman accused of fatally beating her 4-year-old nephew for refusing to complete a spelling assignment says she never intended to harm him...
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:...
Upscale NY suburb embroiled in a wily debate over coyotes
CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) -- This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately homes and tony boutiques: What should be done about coyotes?...
Brrr: February brought record cold, snow to Northeast
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- February 2015 was one for the record books in the Northeast - the coldest month ever for three upstate New York cities and the snowiest month ever for Boston...
Sale will secure future for shelter for asylum-seekers
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The future is looking more secure for a New York shelter that for 30 years has helped refugees seek asylum...
Police: Homeless man beaten to death in Brooklyn park
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police have arrested a man for allegedly beating a homeless man to death in a Brooklyn park...
Police: 2nd wrong-way crash on same day
BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. (AP) -- Police report a second wrong-way accident in Westchester County on the same day a NYPD detective was killed in a similar crash...
NYC mayor to march in LGBT pre-St. Patrick's parade
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is joining the LGBT-friendly alternative to New York City's main St...
NY awards $17M in housing programs
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York has awarded more than $17 million to programs serving homeless veterans, adults struggling with HIV/AIDS, substance abuse problems or mental health conditions...
Schumer backs terror watch list exclusion for gun buys
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation prohibiting individuals on the U...
NYC could see up to 2 inches of snow by Sunday evening
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City has issued a snow alert and travel advisory for Sunday and Monday morning...
Homeless man found dead inside box trailer in Brooklyn
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police are investigating the death of a homeless man found inside a box trailer in Brooklyn...
Upstate NY man charged with speeding, DWI
CLAY, N.Y. (AP) -- An upstate New York man has been charged with drunk driving after running a red light and colliding with another car...
Police: Man whose license suspended 41 times nabbed again
YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a New York man whose license has been suspended 41 times has been nabbed again...
Police: Man suffers injuries in hang glider accident
CALVERTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a 50-year-old man is in critical condition following a hang glider accident on Long Island...
Funeral set for NYPD detective killed in wrong-way crash
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- A funeral will held Wednesday for an off-duty New York Police Department detective killed when a vehicle traveling the wrong way hit his SUV head-on...
Joint birthday party for NY couple married 82 years
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York have celebrated their birthdays - and their combined ages will be 212...
Man charged with 41 license suspensions, concealing drugs
YAPHANK, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a driver stopped for a traffic violation has been charged with 41 license suspensions and stashing drugs inside his body...

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