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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»

Strong ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good-government coalition

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
New York’s leading good government groups last Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew ...more»

Senator’s son gets 6-month sentence

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
The son of the New York state Senate’s No. 2 Republican has been sentenced ...more»

Bill removes obstacles to recovering abducted children

May 22, 2015 | 11:22 AM
When Scott Berne was a young child, he was taken to five different countries ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit

May 22, 2015 | 11:09 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten

May 22, 2015 | 07:36 AM
More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released ...more»

Little interest in Gov. Cuomo's summit on purging emails

May 22, 2015 | 07:33 AM
There should be plenty of seats available at Friday's meeting called by Democratic ...more»

NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

May 22, 2015 | 07:32 AM
New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental ...more»

O'Donnell calls on governor to ban state-sponsored travel to Louisiana

May 21, 2015 | 02:15 PM
A day after Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order protecting ...more»

Thruway board approves 2015 budget without toll hikes

May 21, 2015 | 02:08 PM
The Thruway Authority board has approved a revised budget for 2015 without ...more»

AARP warns of 'Gen-Xodus'

May 21, 2015 | 02:06 PM
A majority of New Yorkers turning 50 this year worry about not saving enough ...more»

Legislature hosts Consul General of Italy

May 21, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Sen. David Carlucci, president of the Conference of Italian-American state ...more»

Ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good government coalition

May 20, 2015 | 06:58 AM
New York's leading good government groups on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 20, 2015 | 06:56 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

'Brittany's Law' would create a violent felon registry

May 19, 2015 | 07:30 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims' families were at the state Capitol Monday ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit proposal

May 19, 2015 | 07:24 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

Regulators say 11 lenders to monitor vacant properties

May 19, 2015 | 07:23 AM
New York regulators said Monday that 11 lenders have agreed to monitor and ...more»
NYPD: 1 man killed, 1 man injured in Brooklyn shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities are looking for suspects in a Brooklyn shooting that left one man dead and another man injured...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Monday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Kelowna beats Rimouski 7-3 in Memorial Cup
QUEBEC CITY (AP) -- Nick Merkley, Gage Quinney and Leon Draisaitl each scored two goals and the Kelowna Rockets beat the Rimouski Oceanic 7-3 on Monday night in the Memorial Cup...
Man diagnosed with Lassa fever dies in US after Liberia trip
NEW YORK (AP) -- Health officials say a New Jersey man has died after being diagnosed with Lassa fever - a frightening infectious disease from West Africa rarely seen in the United States...
Colon gets 7th win, 2nd hit to lead Mets over Phillies 6-3
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bartolo Colon kept his helmet on this time...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash4Life' game
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Cash4Life" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Anonymous threats against airliners prompt searches; all OK
NEW YORK (AP) -- Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners on Monday, possibly from the same source, caused a scare involving at least six international flights at airports in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday 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 Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Ellis Island museum reopening aided by New Jersey company
BOONTON, N.J. (AP) -- A new addition to Ellis Island's Immigration Museum is having its grand opening next week after numerous delays following the destruction of Superstorm Sandy...
Called out: Phillies lose to Mets 6-3, falling to 1-6 vs NY
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ben Revere took an 88 mph fastball from Bartolo Colon that appeared to be an inch or two outside...
Stamkos, Lightning on verge of spot in Stanley Cup finals
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Steven Stamkos knows what it's like to come close to getting to the Stanley Cup finals and wind up not playing on the NHL's biggest stage...
Mets 3B Wright sent to California to see back specialist
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hoping David Wright can find "magic fingers somewhere in California" to cure the Mets captain's ailing back, New York general manager Sandy Alderson has sent the third baseman across the country to work with the staff of specialist Dr...
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations...
Empire Dreams wins Belmont's Commentator Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) -- Empire Dreams won the $200,000 Commentator Stakes, one of six stakes for New York breds comprising Big Apple Showcase Day on Monday at Belmont Park...
Gardner, Yankees rough up Guthrie, Royals 14-1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Brett Gardner got a little silly after hitting the Yankees' third homer of the first inning, enthusiastically high-fiving his teammates as if he were trying to slap away the memory of a lost weekend of baseball...

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