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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»

Cuomo speaks out on the state budget

March 26, 2015 | 03:26 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo released the following statement Thursday regarding budget ...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»

Budget talks center on ethics, education

March 25, 2015 | 09:11 AM
Education and ethics continued to dominate New York state budget talks Tuesday ...more»

Senate passes MMA bill for the sixth year in a row

March 25, 2015 | 08:33 AM
The Senate on Tuesday night passed legislation for the sixth consecutive year ...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»
Reid backs Schumer to succeed him as leader
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Sen...
NYC police to determine if 6 missing are connected to blast
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police say they are trying to determine whether six other people reported missing are connected to the apparent gas explosion in the East Village...
AP PHOTOS: NYC firefighters battle huge fire after explosion
NEW YORK (AP) -- A powerful blast in Manhattan's East Village sent flames soaring, launched debris into the air and caused the collapse of three five-story buildings...
Police: NY woman fatally stabbed in Long Island parking lot
GLEN COVE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police on Long Island are investigating the fatal stabbing of a woman that happened in the middle of the afternoon in a Glen Cove parking lot...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday 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 Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Cops: Albany-area man in custody after attacking his parents
RENSSELAER, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a man is in police custody after he attacked his parents with a knife inside their Albany-area home...
Bill Clinton's 'flaws' the subject of off-Broadway musical
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Clintons are going back to the White House this spring - onstage, that is...
Mannequins by designer Ralph Pucci fill NYC exhibition
NEW YORK (AP) -- A room full of mannequins is the subject of a new museum exhibition in New York City...
Blaze on New York's Fire Island ruins gay resort landmarks
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- An early morning blaze on Fire Island destroyed several structures, including two well-known landmarks in a historic gay resort, and required dozens of firefighters to respond by ferry from the mainland of Long Island, fire and police officials said Friday...
Ski lift firm issues safety warning after chairlift accident
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- U.S. ski resorts are being warned to check more than 100 chairlifts after engineers identified a design flaw believed to have contributed to an accident that injured seven people at Sugarloaf in Maine...
New York Senate leader says state budget deal close
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The leader of the New York Senate says lawmakers and Gov...
Several structures, hotel destroyed in Fire Island blaze
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Several structures, including two well-known Fire Island gay resort landmarks, have been destroyed in an early morning fire...
Backup options for Internet lines can be costly, complicated
Hunter Newby describes himself as a real estate entrepreneur, even if he's not marketing houses or land...
Music teacher accused of sexually abusing 2 students
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- A Connecticut man is accused of sexually abusing two girls at a Long Island music school where he taught...
NY state trooper's ring found in '40s returned to family
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A ring belonging to one of New York's first state troopers has been returned to the man's family after being lost 70 years ago...
NY estate sale of Ulysses S. Grant's descendent being held
FAYETTEVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Items belonging to a great-granddaughter of President Ulysses S...
15-year-old girl dies in house fire; mother, nephew injured
GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a 15-year-old girl has been killed and her mother and a nephew have been injured in a fire at a northern New York home...
Donations help Fort Ticonderoga meet tour boat deadline
TICONDEROGA, N.Y. (AP) -- Private donations have helped Fort Ticonderoga meet a deadline for purchasing a Lake Champlain cruise boat that will begin giving tours this year...

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