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Thousands of students rally in support of charter schools

March 04, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Thousands of students, parents and teachers participated in a rally in Albany ...more»

Lanza, Malliotakis still fighting to expand TAP grants for college students

March 03, 2015 | 02:54 PM
Senator Andrew Lanza and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, both Staten Island ...more»

Group wants to raise the age of criminal responsibility in New York

March 03, 2015 | 02:15 PM
Advocates for raising the age of criminal responsibility spoke out in Albany ...more»

Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania

March 03, 2015 | 01:49 PM
Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, ...more»

Lawmakers to try again to pass 'toxic toy' bill

March 03, 2015 | 01:48 PM
Two New York state lawmakers have reintroduced legislation intended to ban ...more»

Schools for the disabled want part of $1.1B funding increase

March 03, 2015 | 01:22 PM
Publicly supported schools serving the deaf, blind and severally physically ...more»

MTA officials call for sustained investment in the public transit system

March 03, 2015 | 01:05 PM
Representatives from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority testified before ...more»

Clergy and charter school parents get behind Cuomo's education plan

March 03, 2015 | 12:53 PM
Charter school faculty, parents and clergy from around New York are calling ...more»

NYU launches degree program at state prison in Hudson Valley

March 03, 2015 | 09:53 AM
New York University has enrolled 36 inmates in English classes at Wallkill ...more»

State plans nearly $1 billion in upgrades to parks system

March 03, 2015 | 09:49 AM
New York will transform its aging system of public parks and historic sites ...more»

Students say amnesty, and affirmative consent proposals will improve safety on NY’s college campuses

March 02, 2015 | 02:10 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to implement new rules to protect college students ...more»

Voters: On-time budget trumps ethics reform, according to Siena poll

March 02, 2015 | 02:00 PM
Ninety-two percent of New York voters say corruption in state government is ...more»

Bill would protect whistleblowers who report corruption by public officials

March 02, 2015 | 02:00 PM
In light of recent news headlines about Albany corruption, a Westchester assemblyman ...more»

Assembly bill restricts most outside income for state legislators

March 02, 2015 | 01:59 PM
In hopes of restoring the public trust, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has ...more»

Silver’s lawyers want bribe case tossed because of Preet’s comments

March 02, 2015 | 01:57 PM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn’t mince words after bringing bribery ...more»

Watchdogs urge lawmakers to set strict limits on outside income

March 02, 2015 | 01:57 PM
Three good government groups are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers ...more»

Bill would give workers more power to collect lost wages

March 02, 2015 | 01:55 PM
The battle against wage theft has intensified with the recent release of a ...more»

Amedore bill imposes legislative term limits

March 02, 2015 | 01:54 PM
Sen. George Amedore has introduced legislation (S.3808) that would impose term ...more»

Lawmakers begin debate over grand jury reforms

March 02, 2015 | 01:52 PM
New York lawmakers on Thursday began debating grand jury reforms meant to restore ...more»

Senate report finds sex offenders living close to preschools, spurs new legislation

March 02, 2015 | 01:52 PM
The Senate Majority and a group of breakaway Democrats released a report last ...more»

NY’s reps have mixed feelings on Netanyahu visit

March 02, 2015 | 01:51 PM
New York’s representatives in Washington have mixed feelings about Israeli ...more»

Lawmakers honor Hall of Fame pitcher during Dominican Heritage Week

March 02, 2015 | 01:51 PM
Hall of Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez was honored by the Legislature in Albany ...more»

Cuomo to lead trade mission to Cuba this spring

March 02, 2015 | 01:50 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to visit Cuba this spring for a state trade mission ...more»
4-7 inches of snow possible by Thursday evening in NYC area
NEW YORK (AP) -- The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow for New York City and Long Island...
Report: Don't rush to ax test for NYC specialized schools
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's elite specialized high schools have long been praised as bastions of excellence while facing criticism for their lack of diversity...
House committee subpoenas Clinton emails in Benghazi probe
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A House committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas Wednesday for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state - and also used a computer email server now traced back to her family's New York home...
St. John's beats Marquette 67-51
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rysheed Jordan scored 23 points and led four players in double digits as St...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Lotto" game were:...
Zidlicky's OT goal gives Red Wings 2-1 win over Rangers
DETROIT (AP) -- Marek Zidlicky made the best possible first impression on the Detroit Red Wings...
Hornets rout Nets 115-91 in key game in East race
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Charlotte Hornets didn't try to hide it: This was an important game...
Former NYC official gets 10 years in mayoral ballot bribery
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A former New York City councilman who was convicted of helping another politician try to buy a spot on the 2013 mayoral ballot was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
Pacers take easy rout in getting past Knicks 105-82
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- George Hill has given Indiana the scoring punch it needed all season...
Duquesne holds off Fordham 81-66
BRONX, N.Y. (AP) -- Derrick Colter was one of four Duquesne players with 16 points as the Dukes beat Fordham 81-66 on Wednesday night...
Henton, Bentil score 21 apiece No. 24 Friars beat Seton Hall
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Down by eight points after seeing his team shoot 26 percent in the second half, Providence coach Ed Cooley told point guard Kris Dunn to stop thinking and play, and the rest of the No...
St. Bonaventure rolls to win over Saint Louis 64-48
SAINT LOUIS, Mo. (AP) -- Andell Cumberbatch scored 17 points and pulled down four rebounds as St...
Top-seeded Albany downs Maine 83-66 in A-East tournament
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Evan Singletary scored 19 points, 14 in the first half, and top-seeded Albany beat No...
Storm could be winter's last big one but some want more
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A storm stretching from northern Texas to southern New England threatened to bring icy rains, sleet, and snow overnight Wednesday but also hopes it would be the last significant snowfall for the East Coast this winter...
Stony Brook holds on, beats Binghamton 62-57
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) -- Jameel Warney scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as No...
Lucky Jones has 27 as Robert Morris tops Wagner 91-68
MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) -- Lucky Jones came off the bench to tie a career high with 27 points, on 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range, and powered No...
St. Francis (NY) holds off LIU Brooklyn, 79-70
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brent Jones scored a career-high 31 points and helped power top-seeded St...

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