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NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

August 04, 2015 | 08:24 AM
Photonics, or "the science of light" as Vice President Joe Biden calls it, ...more»

Cuomo burnishes labor ties

August 04, 2015 | 08:23 AM
New York’s governor has travelled to Lake George to address two meetings ...more»

‘This is what New Yorkers deserve’

August 04, 2015 | 08:21 AM
A year after comparing New York’s LaGuardia Airport to "some third world ...more»

Veteran upstate senator to serve as deputy majority leader

August 04, 2015 | 08:10 AM
Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan has appointed Sen. John DeFrancisco deputy ...more»

Bill would remove all non-medical exemptions for childhood vaccinations

August 04, 2015 | 08:09 AM
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, a Bronx Democrat, is introducing a bill that ...more»

13 major companies sign on to Obama’s ‘Climate Pledge’

August 04, 2015 | 08:08 AM
Thirteen of the largest companies in the United States have signed the American ...more»

Prison escapee still cooperating month after capture

August 04, 2015 | 08:06 AM
A prison escapee who eluded an army of searchers in the woods for three weeks ...more»

Senator wants gun screenings at theaters, malls and arenas

August 04, 2015 | 08:05 AM
Following the recent shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, Sen. Tony Avella, D-Queens, ...more»

$15 wages unfair to teens, lawmaker says

August 04, 2015 | 08:04 AM
Assemblyman David DiPietro, R-East Aurora, said the state Wage Board’s ...more»

Assemblyman says Westchester Co. workers should get higher wages by 2018, like NYC

August 04, 2015 | 08:03 AM
Assemblyman Tom Abinanti, D-Greenburgh, is urging the Labor Department to include ...more»

Board formally clears way for $15 fast-food wages

August 04, 2015 | 08:02 AM
New York’s Wage Board has finalized its recommendation endorsing a $15 ...more»

Bill would direct how tuition revenue is spent

August 04, 2015 | 08:01 AM
A bipartisan bill that would increase the state funding in public universities ...more»

Race to replace convicted senator's seat firms up

August 04, 2015 | 07:37 AM
Candidates from each of the major parties have emerged to campaign for a state ...more»

New rules give public notice of sewage spills

August 04, 2015 | 07:35 AM
Every year, tens of billions of gallons of raw sewage befouls waterways New ...more»

Cuomo: Efforts to help NY's craft distilleries paying off

August 04, 2015 | 07:30 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says reduced government fees and regulatory reforms are helping ...more»

Attorney general to investigate woman's jail death

August 03, 2015 | 02:20 PM
The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell ...more»

NY school problems highlight debate over outside 'receivers'

August 03, 2015 | 02:18 PM
The clock is ticking for leaders of New York's most chronically underperforming ...more»

Veteran lawmaker from Syracuse named new No. 2 in NY Senate

July 31, 2015 | 08:27 AM
A veteran lawmaker from Syracuse has been named deputy majority leader of the ...more»

Skelos heading to trial on corruption charges

July 30, 2015 | 01:53 PM
A former state Senate leader is set to go to trial this fall on charges he ...more»

New bill would require screening for weapons at theaters, malls and arenas

July 29, 2015 | 01:31 PM
Following the recent shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, Sen. Tony Avella, D-Queens, ...more»

Assemblyman DiPietro says new fast food wages will hurt teens

July 29, 2015 | 01:18 PM
Assemblyman David DiPietro, R-East Aurora, said the state wage board’s ...more»

Troopers' union complains about patrol car mileage

July 29, 2015 | 10:25 AM
The union representing state troopers has filed a complaint saying many patrol ...more»

Interstate gas pipeline re-routed to avoid fragile NY forest

July 29, 2015 | 10:11 AM
A section of the planned Constitution Pipeline, designed to bring natural gas ...more»
NYC officials: 5 people injured in Brooklyn shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police and fire officials say five people have been injured and taken to local hospitals after a shooting in Brooklyn...
Cespedes hits 3 doubles, Mets top Marlins, take NL East lead
MIAMI (AP) -- The New York Mets acquired Yoenis Cespedes last week, hoping he would be a big hit in the middle of their lineup...
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:...
50 Cent says expenses $108,000 a month; $72,000 for mansion
HARTFORD, CONN. (AP) -- Rapper 50 Cent says in a Connecticut bankruptcy court filing he spends $108,000 a month on his expenses, including $5,000 for gardening...
GOP hopefuls take on illegal immigration in debate preview
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- The Republican Party's presidential class demanded aggressive steps to curb illegal immigration, seizing on a delicate political issue while facing off in New Hampshire on Monday night during a crowded and pointed preview of the 2016 primary season's first full-fledged debate...
Coast Guard: Less than 1K gallons of oil spilled in NJ
NEW YORK (AP) -- Coast Guard officials say they think less than 1,000 gallons of spilled oil entered the water of northern New Jersey after a tugboat struck a fuel terminal pier...
No. 6 seed Petkovic advances at Bank of the West
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Sixth-seeded Andrea Petkovic got her body realigned and returned to form to beat fellow German Carina Witthoeft in a first round match of the Bank of the West Classic on Monday...
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:...
New York attorney general to investigate woman's jail death
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell death of a mother of eight who waited two days for arraignment on a shoplifting arrest...
7 people with Legionnaires' disease have died in NY outbreak
NEW YORK (AP) -- The death toll from an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease has risen from four to seven people, city health officials announced Monday at a public town hall meeting of concerned residents...
Loyd starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuances of the WNBA...
Judge nixes extradition in case of painting looted by Nazis
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge has turned down an extradition request from Poland for a Russian art dealer living in New York...
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:...
Obama's power plant climate plan shifts to courts, states
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama sought to clamp down Monday on power plant emissions with a federal plan that - if successful - would attempt to slow global warming by dramatically shifting the way Americans get and use electricity...
Lady Shipman wins $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Lady Shipman continued her winning ways with a dominating 3 1/4-length victory in the $100,000 Coronation Cup Monday at Saratoga Race Course...
New York attorney general praises federal power plant rules
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he'll join nine other states in defending President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut U...

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