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Cuomo remains in Western NY to monitor snow emergency

November 20, 2014 | 12:16 PM
Additional lake-effect snow fell in Western New York today, raising the snowfall ...more»

Cuomo: Expect 4-5 day cleanup for 'historic' snow

November 20, 2014 | 07:42 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Buffalo area is in the middle of a three-phase storm ...more»

Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop

November 20, 2014 | 07:41 AM
A new blast of lake-effect snow pounded Buffalo for a third day on Thursday, ...more»

Cuomo declares state of emergency in Western New York

November 19, 2014 | 02:49 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Western New York Wednesday to tour the area which ...more»

State leaders condemn deadly Jerusalem attack

November 18, 2014 | 02:57 PM
State leaders are responding to a deadly attack in Jerusalem Tuesday that killed ...more»

Latest security breach at Brooklyn Bridge spurs new legislation

November 18, 2014 | 02:52 PM
Lawmakers are seeking to introduce harsher penalties for trespassing on high-profile ...more»

Deutsch to head Fiscal Policy Institute

November 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM
The Board of Directors of the Fiscal Policy Institute has announced that Ron ...more»

DiNapoli eyes municipal finances, contractor use

November 18, 2014 | 08:59 AM
After a solid win at the polls, New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli plans ...more»

Hotline for reporting poachers, polluters

November 18, 2014 | 08:58 AM
New York conservation officials have established a toll-free hotline for reporting ...more»

NY appeals Tappan Zee Bridge loan rejection

November 18, 2014 | 08:56 AM
New York state has formally appealed a federal rejection of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ...more»

4 banks agree to use NY database against illegal payday loans

November 18, 2014 | 08:55 AM
New York financial regulators say four more banks have agreed to use the state’s ...more»

Pipeline builders accused of misleading NJ residents

November 18, 2014 | 08:54 AM
Environmental groups are accusing Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC of resorting ...more»

Silk Road 2.0 shuttered by law enforcement

November 18, 2014 | 08:52 AM
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for New York’s Southern District, ...more»

New York sees drop in gun death rate

November 18, 2014 | 08:51 AM
According to a recent report by the Violence Policy Center, New York state’s ...more»

Farm Bureau, Biz Council and county leaders fighting proposed water regulations

November 18, 2014 | 08:50 AM
A new coalition has been formed to fight a proposed rule change by the EPA ...more»

NYC Council approves greenhouse gas cuts

November 18, 2014 | 08:47 AM
The City Council has overwhelmingly approved legislation requiring New York ...more»

NY providing $206M for 4 renewable energy projects

November 18, 2014 | 08:45 AM
New York has committed $206 million to four large upstate clean energy projects. ...more»

OCFS gets new commish

November 18, 2014 | 08:44 AM
New York has a new commissioner for the agency overseeing state child care ...more»

Empire Center report shines light on ‘double-dipping’ by public employees

November 18, 2014 | 08:43 AM
Gazette staff writerA waiver allowing retired state and local government employees ...more»

NY health exchange premiums to rise

November 18, 2014 | 08:40 AM
Deductibles and co-payments will be flat but premiums will rise about 4.5 percent ...more»

NY approves new round of P-TECH partnerships

November 18, 2014 | 08:38 AM
New York is in line for more so-called P-TECH schools that allow students to ...more»

Local govts offered advice on pet store laws

November 18, 2014 | 08:35 AM
New York’s attorney general is offering advice to localities on drafting ...more»

Schumer: Loophole hinders missing child cases

November 18, 2014 | 08:33 AM
Legislation before Congress aims to fix a legal loophole that Sen. Charles ...more»
Colombian pleads guilty to US drug charge
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Colombian known as "El Loco" has pleaded guilty to a drug trafficking charge in a New York case accusing him of importing hundreds of tons of cocaine into the United States...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday 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 Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Man killed by LIRR train near Farmingdale station
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating the death of a man struck by a Long Island Rail Road train near Farmingdale...
A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- As government problems go, it's not a bad one to have: How should New York spend a $5 billion surplus?...
Truckers wait out storm at Thruway truck stops
PEMBROKE, N.Y. (AP) -- Scores of truckers remain idled at a pair of truck stops just off the Thruway in western New York as they wait for the highway to be cleared of snow and reopened...
Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A new blast of lake-effect snow roared through western New York with thunder and lightning on Thursday, raising to nearly 6 feet the three-day total in parts of the Buffalo area...
Longer visas for Chinese could spur US tourism
NEW YORK (AP) -- A rule change allowing Chinese visitors to return to the U...
Correction: Billy Joel-Gershwin Prize story
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a story Nov. 19 about Billy Joel receiving the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, The Associated Press reported erroneously the spelling of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's first name...
Buffalo's game against Kent State moved to Friday
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Mid-American Conference has tentatively rescheduled Buffalo's home football game against Kent State to Friday...
New York leaders debate best use of $5B surplus
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- As government problems go, it's not a bad one to have: How should New York state best spend a $5 billion surplus?...
Northern New York getting walloped with snow, too
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- While the Buffalo area digs out from one of its worst snow storms ever, New York's North Country is getting hit with its own blast of lake-effect weather...
O'Keeffe painting sells for record $44.4M in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Georgia O'Keeffe painting of a simple white flower has sold for $44...
O'Keeffe painting sells for $44.4 million in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Georgia O'Keeffe painting of a simple white flower has sold for $44...
Cuomo: `Impractical' for Bills to play Jets Sunday
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that it would be "impractical" at this time for the Buffalo Bills to host the New York Jets on Sunday because of a lake-effect snowstorm that continues to hit the region...
State court rejects lawsuit in NYPD head-on crash
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The state's highest court has rejected the lawsuit brought by one New York City police officer against another alleging "reckless disregard" for safety when their patrol cars crashed head-on in 2006...
Thruway, other major Buffalo-area roads are closed
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) -- Road closures and travel bans remain in place in western New York as the region deals with another round of lake-effect snow on top of the nearly 6 feet that's already on the ground in some places...
Man accused of rape, impersonating police officer
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York man has been charged with rape after police say he impersonated a police officer and threatened the 18-year-old victim with arrest if she did not comply with his demands...
Cuomo: Stay home, take it easy while crews work
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says clearing snow-clogged roads in the Buffalo area has been a slow and difficult but that they are making good progress...

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