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DEC Commissioner Martens resigns

July 02, 2015 | 08:25 AM
A day after enacting a promised ban on fracking, New York Department of Environmental ...more»

New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

July 02, 2015 | 08:24 AM
A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate ...more»

Ex-NY Sen. Smith gets 7 years in prison for mayor race plot

July 01, 2015 | 12:58 PM
Former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith was sentenced Wednesday to seven ...more»

Firefighters say: Leave the fireworks to the professionals

July 01, 2015 | 09:23 AM
While this is the first Independence Day since certain fireworks were legalized ...more»

$7.3B to be shared among health care networks to overhaul

July 01, 2015 | 08:07 AM
Some $7.3 billion will be divided among 25 networks of health care providers ...more»

At last, de Blasio takes off gloves and hits back at Cuomo

July 01, 2015 | 08:04 AM
Mayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to ...more»

Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape

July 01, 2015 | 08:03 AM
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed ...more»

Fast Food Wage Board needs to deliberate on proposed increase

June 29, 2015 | 03:13 PM
The state’s Fast Food Wage Board was unable to come to a unanimous decision ...more»

It's official: DEC bans fracking in 44-page 'findings statement'

June 29, 2015 | 02:58 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation seven-year review on hydraulic ...more»

Second Dannemora convict captured; lawmakers thank police, look to prevent future incidents

June 29, 2015 | 12:44 PM
Following the death of escaped inmate Richard Matt and the capture of David ...more»

Tedisco calls for 3-month legislative session to stop taxpayer-funded ‘pontification, thumb-twiddling’

June 29, 2015 | 12:02 PM
Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, is calling for a dramatic rethinking ...more»

Status Quo

June 29, 2015 | 12:00 PM
A laundry list of changes in the state Legislature this session has made for ...more»

Good-govt. groups: lawmakers have unfinished business

June 29, 2015 | 11:59 AM
New York’s leading watchdog groups are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...more»

Education tax credit fails in final days of session

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the death of the Parental Choice in Education Act, ...more»

‘The nightmare is finally over’

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Some of the same state troopers who spent three weeks hunting down two escaped ...more»

NYU study projects single-contract savings

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
A new report from New York University projects major savings from combining ...more»

Legislature passes IDA reform bill

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
The passage of a series of Industrial Development Agency reforms under a recent ...more»

Bill would establish forcible touching crime on public transit systems

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
A bill (A.4969-b/S.3203-a) relating to the crime of forcible touching was passed ...more»

AG to serve as special prosecutor in cases where police kill civilians

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as a statewide ...more»

Bill would give inmates’ families access to prison medical records

June 29, 2015 | 11:51 AM
A bill that would disclose an inmate’s medical information to family ...more»

‘Raise the Age’ effort fails; youth can still be prosecuted and tried as adults

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
To the dismay of the Raise the Age NY Campaign and its supporters, lawmakers ...more»

Bill would consider a veteran’s disabilities when prosecuting certain crimes

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
In 2009, Robert "Bar" Porter found himself in Saratoga County watching on as ...more»

AG settles with liquid nicotine manufacturers over safety issues

June 29, 2015 | 11:49 AM
New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced June 22 that four ...more»
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday 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 Saturday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, cool music, cold beer
The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music...
Man shot, drives a half-mile, hits house, dies
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities on Long Island say a man has died after he was shot in the head, drove a half-mile and crashed into a house...
More ways to gamble with more casinos coming to upstate NY
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Well before dice start tumbling at new upstate casinos, gambling operations in New York are evolving to stay competitive...
Defending champion wins women's hot dog eating competition
NEW YORK (AP) -- Defending champion Miki Sudo captured the women's division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on Saturday with a flourish that emphasized strategy rather than condiments...
Long Island fights gypsy moth invasion
EAST ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- A bumper crop of gypsy moth caterpillars is damaging trees on Long Island...
US flag, several others exempt from NY sales tax
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York tax officials are reminding buyers and merchants that state and local sales tax exemptions apply to the American flag, as well as the flags of New York state, military service and prisoners of war...
Pizzas to be served to troops in Afghanistan for 4th of July
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Nearly 10,000 American troops overseas are getting a slice of American pie for Independence Day...
NY park that hosted July 4th bashes was named after loyalist
CAMPBELL HALL, N.Y. (AP) -- It turns out Thomas Bull wasn't much of a patriot after all...
New citizens being sworn in at 3 upstate New York locations
STILLWATER, N.Y. (AP) -- Several dozen people will be sworn in as new citizens of the United States during naturalization ceremonies being held on the Fourth of July at three upstate New York locations...
Dodgers begin 10-game homestand with 2-1 loss to Mets
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers were blown away by New York Mets rookie Noah Snydergaard, and wasted another Cy Young-type performance by Clayton Kershaw in the process...
Mets begin road trip with 2-1 win over Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Noah Snydergaard is growing up quickly in the major leagues...
Rays give up 2 leads, 2 big homers in loss to Yanks in 12
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays kept giving the New York Yankees chances to beat them with free passes...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yanks beat Rays in 12
NEW YORK (AP) -- After getting a big double play to end the top of the 12th inning and keep their deficit to two runs, the New York Yankees sensed they still had a chance...
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:...

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