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Pataki in the race for president

May 29, 2015 | 09:16 AM
George Pataki, the 9/11-era New York governor who achieved electoral success ...more»

Cuomo tours state prison as he pushes sentencing reform

May 29, 2015 | 09:10 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited a state prison in the Hudson Valley on Thursday, ...more»

New York steps up crude-by-rail spill response, monitoring

May 28, 2015 | 07:23 AM
New York's Department of Environmental Conservation says it's stepping up air ...more»

State Police arrest 187 for DWI over holiday weekend

May 28, 2015 | 07:22 AM
A Memorial Day weekend crackdown by New York State Police targeting impaired ...more»

De Blasio urges Albany to act on rent rules, schools

May 28, 2015 | 07:21 AM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...more»

Senate committee concerned about NY'ers cyber security

May 27, 2015 | 03:59 PM
The co-chairs of the Senate's Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship ...more»

Education commissioner-elect tours Albany school

May 27, 2015 | 03:29 PM
During a visit to a school in Albany, the state’s new Education Commissioner ...more»

Lawyer: Confinement of chimps for research akin to slavery

May 27, 2015 | 02:24 PM
A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge ...more»

Florida schools chief to lead New York education department

May 27, 2015 | 08:03 AM
A former Florida school superintendent praised for her collaborative style ...more»

Voters divided on Education Tax Credit

May 26, 2015 | 01:25 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education tax credit is opposed by a plurality ...more»

Orange County DA announces indictment in kayak case

May 26, 2015 | 12:04 PM
Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler announced Tuesday afternoon that ...more»

Settlement cited in disabled man's homicide at NY facility

May 26, 2015 | 11:45 AM
Court papers show New York settling lawsuits against staff at a state residence ...more»

Corruption is not exclusive to politics in Albany

May 26, 2015 | 10:16 AM
You should know that in his Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at ...more»

Corruption has not gotten worse over last few years, voters say

May 26, 2015 | 07:33 AM
While 90 percent of voters say corruption in state government is a serious ...more»

New York lawmakers may aim for status quo in housing debates

May 26, 2015 | 07:25 AM
With Albany still reeling from corruption scandals and time running out on ...more»

GOP lawmaker: NY lawmakers must act on ethics

May 26, 2015 | 07:24 AM
The leader of the Republican minority in New York's state Assembly says legislators ...more»

Voters approve 99 percent of New York school budgets

May 22, 2015 | 11:38 AM
New York voters have again approved nearly all school budgets put before them ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 22, 2015 | 11:36 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

DEC reconsiders oil transfer facility at Port of Albany

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
T wo Capital District state lawmakers are praising a decision by the DEC that ...more»

‘Brittany’s Law’ would create a registry of violent felons

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims’ families are calling for the passage ...more»

Wage board to consider fast food wage hike

May 22, 2015 | 11:33 AM
Fast-food workers raised their voices across New York last Wednesday to demand ...more»

Bill prohibits sex offenders from holding leadership positions in schools

May 22, 2015 | 11:32 AM
The Senate passed legislation (S.4153), sponsored by Senator Kenneth LaValle, ...more»

Lawmakers hope to shame companies whose employees rely on public assistance

May 22, 2015 | 11:31 AM
Sen. Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Michael Blake say they will introduce a ...more»
Rangers come up a game short of playoff for The Cup again
NEW YORK (AP) -- After losing the Stanley Cup final to the Los Angeles Kings last season, the New York Rangers came into the season with a simple motto: "Change the finish...
Lightning strike: Tampa Bay beats Rangers, will play for Cup
NEW YORK (AP) -- The only history the Tampa Bay Lightning were interested in was what they would create...
NYC to weigh landmarking Stonewall Inn, gay rights beacon
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officials are considering whether to make the Stonewall Inn a city landmark, granting recognition to a powerful symbol of the gay rights movement...
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:...
Rangers captain McDonagh had broken foot
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh played "a couple games" with a broken foot, coach Alain Vigneault said Friday night after New York was eliminated from the playoffs by Tampa Bay...
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend and surprise guest Roger Daltrey onstage for a rocking set...
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:...
Prosecutor: 26 pounds of heroin seized, 5 arrested, in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say they've broken up a prolific New York City-based heroin ring after following leads that emerged after a fatal overdose in the Hudson Valley last fall...
Rockets beat Remparts 9-3 to advance to Memorial Cup final
QUEBEC (AP) -- Justin Kirkland and Rourke Chartier each scored twice and the Kelowna Rockets beat the host Quebec Remparts 9-3 on Friday night in the Memorial Cup semifinal, a wild game that had two fights and a delay caused by debris thrown onto the ice by angry fans...
Harvey's winless streak hits 5 starts, Mets fall to Marlins
NEW YORK (AP) -- Matt Harvey came out blazing, quickly putting aside any of those "dead arm" issues the New York Mets worried about...
Arakawa lifts Oklahoma State past St. John's 5-4
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) -- Tim Arakawa's RBI single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted Oklahoma State to a 5-4 victory over St...
Bour hits 3-run HR, leads Haren, Marlins over Harvey, Mets
NEW YORK (AP) -- More and more, Justin Bour is blossoming into the kind of hitter that Dan Jennings and the Miami Marlins hoped he would become...
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:...
Police: Driver hits 2 police cars before DWI arrest in NY
PATCHOGUE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say an intoxicated driver hit two police cars and another vehicle as officers chased him through local streets and a highway on Long Island...
$121,000 fine for worker's death in NYC mezzanine collapse
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal regulators say a construction company's dangerous approach to demolition caused a mezzanine collapse that killed a worker at a New York City car dealership...
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:...
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:...

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