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Thousands skip NY tests, raising questions about evaluations

April 17, 2015 | 07:05 AM
Some New York school districts are reporting that 60 to 70 percent of students ...more»

Skelos vows to cooperate with prosecutors

April 16, 2015 | 03:47 PM
New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos said Thursday he will cooperate with ...more»

Board of Elections split on campaign rule; 'LLC loophole' intact

April 16, 2015 | 03:45 PM
New York's Board of Elections split Thursday along party lines on closing the ...more»

NY settles suit over death of disabled resident for $2.25M

April 15, 2015 | 03:15 PM
New York on Wednesday settled for $2.25 million a lawsuit filed by a family ...more»

Left, right ally against Cuomo's Start-Up NY

April 15, 2015 | 07:30 AM
An unlikely coalition from New York's political right and left has called for ...more»

NY Comptroller discloses 2014 tax return

April 15, 2015 | 07:29 AM
New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's tax return shows that he made $146,900 ...more»

NY attorney general reports $327,000 in income

April 15, 2015 | 07:28 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) has reported ...more»

State police investigating inmate death at state prison

April 15, 2015 | 07:28 AM
New York state police say they're investigating an inmate death at the maximum-security ...more»

Advocates for expanded Hudson River dredging renew call

April 15, 2015 | 07:27 AM
A group of environmentalists and elected officials renewed their call Tuesday ...more»

State Ed. data shows minority students more likely to be taught by ineffective teachers

April 14, 2015 | 03:35 PM
  A New York State Education Department report shows an unbalanced ...more»

Rockefeller to host severe weather forum

April 14, 2015 | 02:36 PM
A program will be conducted at UAlbany to address serious weather challenges ...more»

NY'ers can show their support for MMA bill on new website

April 14, 2015 | 02:05 PM
The largest promoter of mixed martial arts fights launched new webpage Tuesday ...more»

Tax and Finance Dept. expected to stop $500 million in fraudulent claims this year

April 14, 2015 | 01:21 PM
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the New York State Department ...more»

Texting-while-driving tickets up 35 percent; more than half handed out in NYC

April 14, 2015 | 11:58 AM
Tickets handed out to motorists for texting while driving has increased by ...more»

Astorino is 'proud' of Clinton's candidacy, but plans to endorse a Republican in 2016

April 14, 2015 | 09:48 AM
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino released a statement Monday welcoming ...more»

Astorino: Why my kids are 'opting out'

April 14, 2015 | 09:03 AM
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino issued a statement Tuesday morning ...more»

Attorney General questions work practices of 13 retailers

April 14, 2015 | 09:02 AM
New York's attorney general has launched an inquiry into 13 major retailers, ...more»

Thousands likely to sit out English, math tests

April 14, 2015 | 08:46 AM
Parent leaders of the movement to boycott New York's standardized tests say ...more»

New York eliminates 57 "nuisance" fees

April 14, 2015 | 08:36 AM
York is eliminating dozens of small fees the state had imposed on things ranging ...more»

Clinton kicks off 2016 campaign online, heads next to Iowa

April 14, 2015 | 08:29 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making ...more»

SUNY chancellor encourgaes students to 'opt-in' to state assessments

April 14, 2015 | 08:05 AM
In a blog post on the State University of New York website, SUNY Chancellor ...more»

Cuomo vetoes 184 budget items for being outdated and unnecessary

April 14, 2015 | 07:39 AM
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday submitted 184 vetoes in accordance with Article ...more»

DEC: Hunters took record number of bear last hunting season

April 13, 2015 | 03:24 PM
According to the state Department of Environmental Conservation New York hunters ...more»
Stanton questions Marlins' drive after 4-1 loss to Mets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton took little pleasure in matching a mark held by Hank Aaron and Ryan Howard...
Colon does it all, leads Mets past Miami for 6th win in row
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mets fans roared at Bartolo Colon's sacrifice fly and fine fielding play...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
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:...
Rodriguez powers Yankees to 5-4 win over Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The New York Yankees used Alex Rodriguez's big game to get a win on the road, and that was the most important part for the slugger...
Rays beaten by A-Rod's big night, fall to Yankees 5-4
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays threw one too many pitches to Alex Rodriguez on Friday night...
Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Caps past Isles 4-3 in Game 2
WASHINGTON (AP) -- So what if the Washington Capitals' goalie was a last-minute rookie replacement, making his second NHL appearance all season?...
Kljestan, Grella score; Red Bulls beat Earthquakes 2-0
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) -- Sacha Kljestan and Mike Grella scored first-half goals and the New York Red Bulls beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 on Friday night...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
Boy, 16, killed and 13-year-old shot at NYC housing complex
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 16-year-old was shot dead and a 13-year-old was wounded in a burst of gunfire at a Brooklyn housing complex...
Shooter dead after exchanging gunfire with deputy in NY
WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (AP) -- A gunman died after exchanging fire Friday with a sheriff's deputy outside a western New York home, where a couple was found seriously wounded, authorities said...
Officials: Synthetic pot sends 160 to NY hospitals in 9 days
NEW YORK (AP) -- Synthetic marijuana has sent 160 people to hospitals in New York state in a little over a week, a spike that prompted authorities to warn Friday that the drug is dangerous and illegal...
A-Rod connects twice, moves within 2 of Mays on HR list
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez has hit two home runs, moving within two of tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Family wins back seized gold coins that could be worth $80M
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U...
New York Citi Bikes soon to allow riders to count calories
NEW YORK (AP) -- New Yorkers may soon be able to count calories burned and miles traveled while pedaling Citi Bikes, the popular bicycle-sharing program with a troubled history that is undergoing a major overhaul under new leadership...

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