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Cuomo announces $10 million to expand engineering program at SUNY New Paltz

September 17, 2014 | 01:54 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $10 million of funding to expand the engineering ...more»

Judge: NY must reword redistricting referendum

September 17, 2014 | 12:30 PM
A state judge has ruled that a November ballot question on the creation of ...more»

Board of Regents honors Gloversville Latin teacher

September 16, 2014 | 01:53 PM
The New York State Board of Regents named Gloversville Enlarged School District ...more»

Fracktivists urge Obama to change his thinking on what is 'climate friendly'

September 16, 2014 | 01:50 PM
Americans Against Fracking, a coalition of more than 200 organizations opposed ...more»

EPA derails Cuomo's Tappan Zee funding plan

September 16, 2014 | 12:43 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency has rejected almost all of Gov. Andrew ...more»

Cuomo, Christie discuss the region's terror threat

September 16, 2014 | 08:25 AM
New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled ...more»

DiNapoli accepts Police Benevolent Associationís endorsement

September 15, 2014 | 03:59 PM
At the PBA headquarters in downtown Albany, four police agencies endorsed Comptroller ...more»

Wage board to consider higher wages for tipped workers

September 15, 2014 | 03:44 PM
The State Labor Department’s Wage Board convened in Albany on Monday ...more»

Green Party candidate: 'Let me debate'

September 15, 2014 | 03:29 PM
At an Albany press conference on Monday, Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate ...more»

Regional Development Councils present plans for new round of funding

September 15, 2014 | 02:58 PM
Members of the state’s Regional Economic Development Councils are presenting ...more»

NY tax receipts rise despite growing income gap

September 15, 2014 | 12:05 PM
New York tax collections have continued rising despite a growing income gap ...more»

Former Sampson consultant guilty of fraud, conspiracy

September 15, 2014 | 12:05 PM
A former consultant to the New York State Democratic Senate Campaign Committee ...more»

Ex-assemblyman is credited with fighting corruption

September 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
A former New York state assemblyman from the Bronx won’t serve any time ...more»

Biz council to host talk on sports and the economy

September 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
The New York State Business Council has invited Marty Appel, one of the nation’s ...more»

Edward Nixon to visit Capital Region

September 15, 2014 | 12:03 PM
The Albany Chapter of the American Political Items Collectors has invited Edward ...more»

Renowned environmentalist to give Keynote Lecture on climate change at UAlbany

September 15, 2014 | 12:02 PM
On Tuesday September 16 at the UAlbany uptown campus, environmental author ...more»

Nader campaigns for Green Party

September 15, 2014 | 12:01 PM
Ralph Nader urged an appreciative audience to "break new ground" Sunday as ...more»

DiNapoli: Room for improvement in SUNY crime reporting

September 15, 2014 | 11:59 AM
The Office of the Comptroller has found inconsistencies in campus crime statistics ...more»

North country residents sound off on oil train traffic

September 15, 2014 | 11:58 AM
Residents of the Adirondack Park and Champlain Valley region are urging state ...more»

Green voters score big on primary night

September 15, 2014 | 11:57 AM
The candidates endorsed by the New York League of Conservation Voters won 19 ...more»

DEC still taking comments on Albany oil train project

September 15, 2014 | 11:57 AM
The public comment period for a proposed facility designed to heat crude oil ...more»

AG candidate blasts incumbent for lack of transparency

September 15, 2014 | 11:56 AM
Republican Attorney General Candidate John Cahill criticized Attorney General ...more»

Bill awaiting govís signature better protects stateís psychiatric center workers

September 15, 2014 | 11:54 AM
Pressure is growing on Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill that would give better ...more»
Judge: NY must reword redistricting referendum
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York election officials must reword a November ballot question on the creation of a redistricting commission to avoid misleading voters into thinking it would be independent, a state judge ruled 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:...
Sale of Rogers' Rangers New York site is completed
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) -- The sale of the Hudson River site considered the birthplace of the U...
NYC named nation's most vegan-friendly city
NEW YORK (AP) -- Manhattan's skyline never looked so appetizing...
2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' winners unveiled
CHICAGO (AP) -- A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse are among the 21 winners of this year's MacArthur Foundation "genius grants...
NYPD: Hate crimes up against Muslim, Jewish people
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City police say suspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas...
Only 4 states will see cuts to food stamps
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found...
NYCLU: New data show holes in legal aid for poor
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York Civil Liberties Union says data on public defenders in five counties highlights the state's ongoing failure to provide adequate criminal defense to the poor...
List of 2014 MacArthur 'genius grant' recipients
CHICAGO (AP) -- The following 21 fellows will each receive $625,000 over the next five years from the John D...
Barcelona, Spain, tops innovative cities contest
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barcelona, Spain, captured the grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life, Bloomberg Philanthropies announced Wednesday...
Celebrity rabbi takes plea bargain over bribery
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A multimillionaire Israeli celebrity rabbi with a following in the United States has accepted a plea bargain in which he admits to attempting to bribe a senior police official, and could now face a one-year prison sentence, Israel's Justice Ministry said Wednesday...
Wealth of riches fuels rock band New Pornographers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Soft-spoken A.C. Newman doesn't seem like a braggart...
Hospitals struggled during Sandy, report says
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work - problems that a new federal report finds they were not prepared to handle...
Lake Champlain ferry paying $100k EPA penalty
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- The company that runs most of the ferries between Vermont and New York on Lake Champlain is going to pay a $100,000 penalty to the Environmental Protection Agency to resolve claims it violated Clear Air Act rules...
College student critical after being hurt in fight
ONEONTA, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island student attending college in upstate New York is in critical condition after suffering a head injury during a fight last weekend...
Video shows kneeling teen hit by cop's Taser
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A police video shows an Albany County sheriff's deputy using a stun gun on a teenager who was kneeling on a street at the end of a high-speed chase across two counties...
Puppy clings to life; NYC woman arrested
NEW YORK (AP) -- Veterinarians say a badly injured puppy left in a plastic shopping bag has started to respond to voices...
APNewsBreak: 'Easy Rider' bike going to auction
NEW YORK (AP) -- The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s...

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