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AG's office supplying heroin antidote kits to 12 SUNY campuses

August 20, 2014 | 10:54 AM
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Wednesday that 12 State University ...more»

DiNapoli, Schneiderman, enjoying comfortable leads over Republican challengers

August 20, 2014 | 09:35 AM
Like Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the other Democratic statewide officials up for reelection ...more»

Group challenges redistricting ballot question

August 20, 2014 | 09:10 AM
A government watchdog group is challenging the wording of a New York ballot ...more»

Nearly half of voters say Cuomo is part of the Albany corruption problem, according to new Q-poll

August 20, 2014 | 08:12 AM
Government corruption in New York State is a "very serious" or "somewhat serious" ...more»

Lawmakers: Remington laying off 105 in New York

August 19, 2014 | 11:15 AM
Two New York state lawmakers say more than 100 workers at the Remington Arms ...more»

An open letter to New York from Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos

August 19, 2014 | 09:56 AM
In 2011, when Republicans regained control of the New York State Senate, the ...more»

Third major union passes on Cuomo

August 19, 2014 | 09:10 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo was snubbed by a third major labor union when the 2.5 million ...more»

No AFL-CIO endorsement for Cuomo

August 19, 2014 | 09:09 AM
Another labor union has snubbed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The New York State ...more»

First round of full-day pre-K funding announced

August 19, 2014 | 07:56 AM
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced the recipients of $340 million in full-day ...more»

Legislative candidates endorsed by AFL-CIO

August 19, 2014 | 07:54 AM
The 2.5 million member New York State AFL-CIO announced endorsements of candidates ...more»

AFL-CIO endorses DiNapoli

August 18, 2014 | 11:34 AM
The 2.5 million member state chapter of the AFL-CIO announced the endorsement ...more»

New law simplifies absentee ballot process for village elections

August 18, 2014 | 10:59 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law that will simplify the process of ...more»

Bill would require DOH alert doctors about their opiate prescribing habits

August 18, 2014 | 10:58 AM
In a continued effort to combat the increasing opiate addiction epidemic in ...more»

DEC to hold ‘conference’ on Finger Lakes gas storage plan

August 18, 2014 | 10:57 AM
Based on "extensive public interest" regarding a proposal to build an underground ...more»

In many spots, Hudson is unsafe for swimmers and boaters, according to Riverkeeper

August 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM
A report by the environmental watchdog group Riverkeeper says that 23 percent ...more»

Educators protest corporate influence on public education

August 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM
Protestors from New York State United Teachers demonstrated on the steps of ...more»

Lawsuit challenges tenure laws

August 18, 2014 | 10:54 AM
A group calling itself the Partnership for Educational Justice, led by former ...more»

New law to address school overcrowding

August 18, 2014 | 10:47 AM
A new state law will address future overcrowding in New York City public schools. ...more»

Sen. O'Brien hopes to create 'Upstate Tax Relief' ballot line

August 18, 2014 | 08:42 AM
Sen. Ted O’Brien announced Monday he hopes to run on the Upstate Tax ...more»

No easy answers in prosecutor's probe of Cuomo

August 18, 2014 | 08:18 AM
If an investigation finds Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his staff did indeed meddle ...more»

Teachout picks up public union support

August 15, 2014 | 08:35 AM
New York state's second-largest public-sector union endorsed Zephyr Teachout's ...more»

NYSUT endorses hundreds of candidates – passes on Gov. Cuomo

August 15, 2014 | 08:04 AM
The 600,000-member New York State United Teachers has endorsed a bipartisan ...more»

Cuomo offers 'total solidarity' for Israel

August 13, 2014 | 02:40 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo kicked off a two-day visit to Israel on Wednesday, ...more»
Murder suspect accused of plot to kill witnesses
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A woman accused of killing her 80-year-old mother-in-law tried to get rid of two prosecution witnesses by suggesting a murderous plot to a fellow jail inmate, the district attorney said Wednesday...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday 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 Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Senate control could rest with well-funded women
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The political tilt of the Senate during President Barack Obama's final two years in office is likely to hinge on a handful of female contenders in tight and costly races...
NY woman faces jail in $180K identity, check theft
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Long Island woman faces 18 months in jail for using a stolen identity to cash more than $180,000 worth of checks she pilfered from a Jewish charity...
Afghanistan orders NYT reporter to leave country
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Afghanistan ordered a New York Times journalist Wednesday to leave the country in 24 hours and barred him from returning over a story he wrote saying that a group of officials were considering seizing power because of the impasse over who won its recent presidential election, the attorney general's office said in a statement...
Ex-school union official pleads guilty in NY theft
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- An assistant high school principal in New York has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $800,000 from teachers union bank accounts...
Joe Gibbs: Tony Stewart is 'a racer's racer'
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Joe Gibbs is waiting for Tony Stewart to emerge from seclusion to reach out to his former driver...
Emma Stone to enter 'Cabaret' on Broadway
NEW YORK (AP) -- Emma Stone is about to get saucy - she'll be slipping into the slinky Broadway revival of "Cabaret...
3 charged with holding captives, robbing store
GREEECE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say three men have been charged in connection with a robbery at a suburban Rochester jewelry store that involved two store employees and another person being held captive at their home...
Historian: Location of 1614 Dutch fort pinpointed
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Four hundred years after Dutch explorers built a small fort along the banks of the upper Hudson River, a local historian said he believes he has pinpointed the exact location of the ill-fated stockade that was one of the earliest European settlements in North America...
Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd
NEW YORK (AP) -- Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No...
In deadly NYC jail beatings, no criminal charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- Agitated and hallucinating from alcohol and heroin withdrawal, inmate Angel Ramirez took a swing at a jail guard and missed...
Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square...
2 Pat Quinns to raise money for ALS
CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is getting a hand from someone with a familiar name to raise money for Lou Gehrig's disease...
Man sentenced for fatally shooting father in '13
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- A 34-year-old man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for fatally shooting his father as the two exchanged gunfire inside the upstate New York home they shared...
Ex-cop sentenced for fatally shooting son at motel
HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) -- A retired upstate New York police officer has been sentenced to six months in jail for the accidental fatal shooting of his 37-year-old son during a trip to the Adirondacks...
Astorino offers to debate Cuomo's primary foe
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says that if New York Gov...

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