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NY Senate leader: state budget deal close

March 27, 2015 | 05:08 PM
The Republican leader of the New York state Senate said a deal on the disclosure ...more»

Mixed reviews for Cuomo's 'Hunger Games' competitive streak

March 27, 2015 | 08:42 AM
It seems to be his nature. From the bruising basketball games he once played ...more»

Judge rejects challenge to Oneidas' tax-exempt land

March 27, 2015 | 08:35 AM
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a challenge to the U.S. Interior Department's ...more»

US defense chief to visit New York's Fort Drum next week

March 27, 2015 | 08:26 AM
The U.S. secretary of defense will be in northern New York to visit Fort Drum, ...more»

New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

March 27, 2015 | 08:23 AM
An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, partially destroyed ...more»

Budget talks wear on over minimum wage, school funding

March 27, 2015 | 08:22 AM
Minimum wage increases, spending on schools and a requirement that lawmakers ...more»

Lawsuit seeks complete detail from NY state on alleged abuse

March 26, 2015 | 01:16 PM
The Cuomo administration is fighting an attempt by a legal services group with ...more»

Speaker: Minimum wage hike should be part of budget

March 26, 2015 | 01:10 PM
Raising New York's minimum wage must be a part of negotiations over the state ...more»

Immigrant students start hunger strike for NY Dream Act

March 26, 2015 | 01:10 PM
About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started ...more»

Fight for $15

March 25, 2015 | 03:25 PM
Workers are not satisfied with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal of raising ...more»

Senate creates workforce development task force

March 24, 2015 | 03:48 PM
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, announced the creation ...more»

Clergy deliver petition to Gov's Office asking for another $800 million in schools funding

March 24, 2015 | 03:03 PM
An open letter supporting additional funding for public education signed by ...more»

Cuomo stands by ethics ultimatum as NY budget talks heat up

March 24, 2015 | 07:54 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is so far holding firm to a promise not to sign a state budget ...more»

New York religious coalition pans Cuomo's education changes

March 24, 2015 | 07:54 AM
A group of clergy and lay people from around New York is writing to state leaders ...more»

2 boys hospitalized after spending frigid night on mountain

March 24, 2015 | 07:53 AM
Two young brothers who got lost while hiking with their mother to the top of ...more»

Judge dismisses teachers union challenge to NY tax cap

March 24, 2015 | 07:48 AM
A judge has once again dismissed a challenge to New York's property tax cap ...more»

MMA star Ronda Rousey joins lobbying effort in Albany

March 24, 2015 | 07:37 AM
Lobbyists trying to persuade New York lawmakers to legalize mixed martial arts ...more»

Gaming Commission issues request for applications for Southern Tier casino

March 23, 2015 | 03:35 PM
The New York State Gaming Commission on Monday approved a new "Request for ...more»

Voters say, keep ethics, school reform out of budget

March 23, 2015 | 02:34 PM
A majority of New York voters say reforms in ethics and education policies ...more»

No budget without ethics fix, voters say

March 23, 2015 | 01:53 PM
Eighty-four percent of New York state voters say elected officials should be ...more»

Sandra Lee pulled into ethics debate

March 23, 2015 | 01:52 PM
Sandra Lee has built an empire on lifestyle and cooking advice, but it’s ...more»

DEC revises mute swan eradication plan

March 23, 2015 | 01:44 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released a revised mute ...more»

Bill would ban ‘Palcohol’ in NY

March 23, 2015 | 01:41 PM
Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban the sale of powdered alcohol ...more»
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Thomas scores 18, Celtics hold off Knicks for 96-92 win
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Boston Celtics are making a playoff push - and they came to the right place to keep things rolling Friday night...
NC State loses 75-65 to Louisville in Sweet 16
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- "Survive and Advance" had become the mantra again for North Carolina State, a tribute to the late Jim Valvano and his improbable championship with the Wolfpack in 1983...
Louisville beats NC State 75-65; on to Elite 8
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Montrezl Harrell is not ready for the end of his college career at Louisville just yet...
Nets snap Cavaliers' 4-game win streak with 106-98 victory
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets played with the intensity of a team fighting for its postseason future, and the Cleveland Cavaliers couldn't match it...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin out after 5 seasons
NEW YORK (AP) -- Steve Lavin's 5-year tenure as coach at St...
2 NY-based broker-dealers get 4 years in bribery case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two top executives of a New York-based broker-dealer have been sentenced to four years in prison each for their roles in a bribery case involving a Venezuelan bank...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Pugnacious Reid retiring, wants Schumer as Senate Dem leader
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, a pugnacious and glamour-averse tactician who united Democrats to help deliver tough victories for President Barack Obama, said Friday he's retiring next year...
JetBlue pilot who yelled during flight sues airline for $16M
NEW YORK (AP) -- A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
End of 'Mad Men,' but show's relics find new life at museum
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Don Draper is making his exit with "Mad Men" this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live on at the Smithsonian Institution...
For Jim Larranaga, NIT semifinal trip is a homecoming
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- One of Miami coach Jim Larranaga's earliest basketball memories in basketball goes back to when he was 9 or 10 years old, watching his older brother play for St...
Drew, Young lead Yankees past Phillies, 10-0
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Stephen Drew had a two-run single and Chris Young added a run-scoring double in a seven-run fifth inning, and the New York Yankees romped past the Philadelphia Phillies 10-0 in a game called in the top of the sixth because of rain...
NY judge: 3 years for 2 brothers in international gun case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two brothers who served in law enforcement have been sentenced in New York to three years in prison for shipping weapons to the Philippines...

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