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Cuban-American lawmaker concerned about human rights in wake of Obama announcement

December 22, 2014 | 11:31 AM
Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-Staten Island, a Cuban-American, is not ...more»

Cuomo: 2nd inaugural will be low-key

December 22, 2014 | 11:30 AM
Don’t expect a lot of glitz and glamor for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ...more»

NY is first shale state to ban fracking

December 22, 2014 | 11:30 AM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation stated it would issue a ...more»

Stakeholders weigh in on fracking decision

December 22, 2014 | 11:29 AM
After more than five years of waiting for a decision on high-volume hydraulic ...more»

Board of Regents requests a $2B budget increase for school aid

December 22, 2014 | 11:28 AM
The New York State Board of Regents is looking to add $2 billion to its 2015-2016 ...more»

Most teachers rated effective in evaluations

December 22, 2014 | 11:27 AM
Better than nine out of 10 New York school teachers were rated effective or ...more»

Panel recommends 3 upstate resort casinos

December 22, 2014 | 11:26 AM
Three economically distressed counties in upstate New York have been selected ...more»

State approves Schenectady casino

December 22, 2014 | 11:26 AM
The New York Gaming Facility Location Board recommended Rivers Casino and Resort ...more»

Seneca County project trumps Southern Tier bids

December 22, 2014 | 11:25 AM
On December 17, the state’s Gaming Facility Location Board recommended ...more»

Gaming expert surprised over Southern Tier casino snub

December 22, 2014 | 11:24 AM
The day after New York’s Gaming Facility Location Board recommended three ...more»

Cuomo tours new upstate casino communities

December 22, 2014 | 11:24 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a celebratory tour of upstate communities set to host ...more»

Farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches

December 22, 2014 | 11:22 AM
While environmental groups are doing a victory dance over New York’s ...more»

Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash

December 22, 2014 | 09:34 AM
Civil rights leaders Sunday condemned the ambush killings of two New York police ...more»

Officers' killers had long criminal history

December 22, 2014 | 09:31 AM
The gunman who fatally ambushed two police officers in their squad car had ...more»

NY'ers united against legislative pay raise, split on fracking

December 19, 2014 | 10:23 AM
According to a Siena College Poll released Friday, New Yorkers are strongly ...more»

Casinos slated for Schenectady, Seneca, and Sullivan counties

December 17, 2014 | 03:34 PM
The New York state Gaming Commission's Gaming Facility Location Board has approved ...more»

Stakeholders, experts weigh in on fracking decision

December 17, 2014 | 02:19 PM
After more than five years waiting for a decision on high-volume hydraulic ...more»

Most NY teachers rated effective in evaluations

December 17, 2014 | 07:41 AM
Better than nine out of 10 New York school teachers were rated effective or ...more»

The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons

December 17, 2014 | 07:27 AM
Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that ...more»

Tensions mount between NYC mayor, police union

December 16, 2014 | 02:22 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing ...more»

Political powerhouse David Garth dies in New York

December 16, 2014 | 10:05 AM
Powerful political adviser David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the ...more»

NYCLU proposes changing police tactics

December 15, 2014 | 02:36 PM
In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, the ...more»

AG settles with landowner charged with polluting NYC reservoir

December 15, 2014 | 02:32 PM
After a Putnam County landowner’s illegal landfill polluted a New York ...more»
3 killed in separate shootings in Buffalo
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Police in Buffalo are investigating the city's third fatal shooting in four days...
Penn State receiver blocks out distractions
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton has the tendencies of an offensive lineman - he's all about protecting his quarterback...
IRS to auction Strawberry's deferred compensation agreement
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Internal Revenue Service is auctioning the deferred compensation agreement that was part of Darryl Strawberry's 1985-90 contract with the New York Mets to satisfy taxes owed by the former All-Star outfielder...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Monday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Officials: 22 indicted in multistate dog-fighting ring
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Authorities say they've broken up a violent, multistate dog-fighting ring involving hundreds of dogs forced into brutal combat...
Police departments on alert after NYC cops killed
NEW YORK (AP) -- Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car...
Lawyer: Video shows Chad Kelly not aggressor
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Mississippi football signee Chad Kelly's lawyer tells The Associated Press he has video evidence that shows his client was not the aggressor in a fight at a downtown Buffalo nightclub...
Mayor meets with family of slain NYPD officer
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is meeting with the family of Officer Rafael Ramos, who was shot to death in a squad car this weekend with his partner...
Coughlin doesn't want Beckham to lose his edge
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Odell Beckham Jr...
NY Gov. Cuomo urges calm after NYC cop killings
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging calm through the upcoming holidays and respecting families' grief in response to the weekend killings of two New York City police officers and the July death of a Staten Island man in a confrontation with police...
Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings
TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot, banged on a neighbor's door and said: "I can't die like this, please please help me," according to the neighbor who said she saw the woman and called for help...
DOJ seeks benefits for families of slain officers
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Attorney General Eric Holder is directing Justice Department officials to expedite death benefits to the families of two New York police officers who were fatally shot inside their patrol car...
Police: Suspect in mother-son shooting is caught
NEWARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a man sought for shooting and wounding his ex-girlfriend and her 11-year-old son has been taken into custody in Rochester...
Man who helped subdue gunman among Carnegie Heroes
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The parks director of a Pennsylvania township who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting last year is among 19 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission...
List of people being honored as Carnegie Heroes
Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Monday:...
Mobile home where boy was killed is shuttered
BERNE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities have shuttered the upstate New York mobile home where police say a 5-year-old boy was bludgeoned and strangled by his teenage cousin...
NY requires Ocwen reforms, $150M homeowner help
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York financial regulators have reached a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp...
Steinbrenner charity to aid slain officer's sons
NEW YORK (AP) -- The children of slain New York City police officer Rafael Ramos are getting college aid from a charity founded by the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner...

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