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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»

Cuomo making tour of 3 new upstate casino counties

December 18, 2014 | 07:41 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will visit the three upstate New York counties selected for ...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»

Albany County Exec to hold public hearing on 'toxic toys' bill

December 15, 2014 | 02:21 PM
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will hold a public hearing before a final ...more»

Rappers urge Cuomo to reform justice system

December 15, 2014 | 12:14 PM
Hip-hop moguls Jay-Z and Russell Simmons and rapper-actor Common on Wednesday ...more»

Civil rights groups request hearings on justice reform

December 15, 2014 | 12:13 PM
Twelve civil rights groups sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative ...more»

Cuomo says he will offer justice reform package

December 15, 2014 | 12:12 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday a genuine problem exists with the ...more»

New York education chief to join US Ed Department

December 15, 2014 | 12:10 PM
New York’s education commissioner will step down at year’s end ...more»

Green groups, comptroller concerned about DEC funding and staff levels

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli regarding a decrease in funding ...more»

Bill provides a reprieve for NYís mute swans

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A bill introduced by Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz, D-Brooklyn, countering a ...more»

New York to provide company grants, tax breaks

December 15, 2014 | 12:07 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration on Thursday awarded a new round of ...more»

Doctors, scientists, engineers calling for fracking moratorium

December 15, 2014 | 12:06 PM
Health professionals and scientists are raising awareness about the possible ...more»

Welcome Home!

December 15, 2014 | 12:05 PM
The 10th Mountain Division — the Army’s first to be deployed to ...more»

Zimpher receives Rockefeller award

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher has become the latest recipient of the prestigious ...more»

Court says Indian Point is exempt from state program

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
The Indian Point nuclear power plant on the lower Hudson River is exempt from ...more»

Following toddlerís death, a call to childproof liquid nicotine bottles

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
A recent tragic incident in Fort Plain, Montgomery County, is refocusing attention ...more»
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:...
NYPD takes official step to accept municipal ID card
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department has updated its patrol guide to officially recognize the city's upcoming municipal ID card...
NY requires colleges to report crimes to police
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York is requiring colleges and universities to notify police within 24 hours after a violent felony is reported or someone goes missing from university housing...
Suburban NY firefighter critically injured at LI house fire
WOODMERE, N.Y. (AP) -- A suburban New York volunteer firefighter is in critical condition after apparently falling into a basement fighting a fire on Long Island...
De Blasio finally supports 'Taxi of Tomorrow'
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is finally moving ahead with a new generation of yellow taxis...
NY police: Man attacked baby during robbery
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- A suburban New York man is being held on $500,000 bail after police say he injured a baby during a robbery...
Police: 5-year-old boy found dead wasn't abducted
BERNE, N.Y. (AP) -- The death of a 5-year-old boy is being treated as a homicide after investigators determined a caretaker lied when she told them he had been abducted from an Albany-area home by two masked men, New York authorities said Friday...
Report: FBI's anthrax investigation was flawed
The Government Accountability Office says the science the FBI used to investigate the 2001 anthrax attacks was flawed...
Black market kidney broker is released from prison
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A man who prosecutors said styled himself as `the Robin Hood of kidneys" is out of prison after being the first person convicted in federal court of profiting from the illegal sale of human organs...
Orlando hosts NYC March 8 in opener for MLS expansion teams
NEW YORK (AP) -- Orlando City hosts New York City FC on March 8 in the opening game for Major League Soccer's expansion teams...
GAO says FBI's anthrax investigation was flawed
The Government Accountability Office says the science the FBI used to investigate the 2001 anthrax attacks was flawed...
Siena poll: New York split on fracking
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A Siena College poll finds New Yorkers remain divided over hydraulic fracturing for natural gas...
Police investigate fatal shooting in Poughkeepsie
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a 24-year-old man has died after he was shot on a Hudson Valley street earlier this week...
Eastern Long Island gets new 934 area code in 2016
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Attention people calling the Hamptons and other spots on eastern Long Island: A new area code is coming...
80 people displaced after Queens building fire
NEW YORK (AP) -- The American Red Cross says about 80 people have been displaced by a fire that ravaged a building in Queens...
NY passes law limiting lighting on state buildings
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Let there be (not so much) light...
Poll: NY voters say chokehold case merited charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- A poll finds a large majority of New York state voters think a white police officer should have been criminally charged in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man, but views are split along partisan and racial lines...
First Niagara to lay off up to 200 in 4 states
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- First Niagara Financial Group Inc...

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