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'Low pay is not OK'

November 25, 2014 | 02:30 PM
Labor and faith leaders gathered at the state Capitol Tuesday to demand a hike ...more»

Faith leaders: Food is a human right

November 25, 2014 | 12:43 PM
Days before Americans gather with loved ones to feast in honor of Thanksgiving, ...more»

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge snow

November 24, 2014 | 11:17 AM
The weekend offered the Buffalo region a chance to dig out of record levels ...more»

Crime a concern among NYC voters

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
New York City voters, overwhelmingly and across racial lines, are concerned ...more»

A tale of two cities

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
A Quinnipiac Poll released on Tuesday Nov. 18 shows a racial divide over New ...more»

NYC to improve workforce training

November 24, 2014 | 11:12 AM
New York City is reshaping its $500 million workforce development program to ...more»

Field tests a waste of valuable time: NYSUT

November 24, 2014 | 11:11 AM
New York’s primary union for educators has come out against a proposed ...more»

Senate GOP backs deal with breakaway Dems

November 24, 2014 | 11:11 AM
The unusual power-sharing arrangement in the New York state Senate between ...more»

Skelos to lead Senate again

November 24, 2014 | 11:10 AM
Sen. Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, was unanimously re-elected Senate Republican ...more»

A $5B question: How should New York spend surplus?

November 24, 2014 | 11:10 AM
As government problems go, it’s not a bad one to have: How should New ...more»

Report faults handling of Tappan Zee loan approval

November 24, 2014 | 11:09 AM
A New York oversight office on Thursday criticized the way a state board approved ...more»

Groups alert consumers to toxic toysbeing sold in their communities

November 24, 2014 | 11:08 AM
Children’s products containing lead, mercury, arsenic, cadmium and other ...more»

Schumer: Near misses show need for drone rules

November 24, 2014 | 11:08 AM
Sen. Charles Schumer says recent near misses between aerial drones and aircraft ...more»

Duffy to lead Rochester business group

November 24, 2014 | 11:07 AM
New York’s lieutenant governor will lead a Rochester business organization ...more»

DEC opens hotline to report poachers and polluters

November 24, 2014 | 11:04 AM
A new toll-free hotline will be available to report poachers and polluters ...more»

New York tax amnesty nets $530M

November 24, 2014 | 11:04 AM
A tax amnesty program in New York state has exceeded the half-billion dollar ...more»

NY Assembly’s GOP leader re-elected to post

November 24, 2014 | 11:03 AM
The top Republican in the New York state Assembly has been re-elected to his ...more»

Prosecutors collect $44M in penalties from upstate NY

November 24, 2014 | 11:03 AM
Federal prosecutors in upstate New York report collecting $44 million in penalties ...more»

AG faults snowbound price gouging

November 24, 2014 | 11:02 AM
New York’s attorney general has begun investigating complaints of price ...more»

Toxic plume spreading at defense plant, tests show

November 24, 2014 | 11:01 AM
A decades-long toxic cleanup around the former aerospace plant that helped ...more»

Assemblyman suggests special session to override veto on service credit bill

November 24, 2014 | 11:01 AM
Assemblyman Ray Walter, R-Amherst, is calling on the Assembly and Senate to ...more»

DiNapoli says state receipts are higher

November 24, 2014 | 11:00 AM
New York’s comptroller reports state tax collections through the first ...more»

Cuomo seeks ouster of Lake George boss for spill

November 24, 2014 | 09:38 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration is seeking the dismissal of an ...more»
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Cops: Man inspired by gangster movie uses firebomb
DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a 19-year-old inspired by a scene in "Gangster Squad" tossed Molotov cocktails in a suburban New York community...
BC QB Murphy goes for ACC rush record vs Syracuse
BOSTON (AP) -- The records are falling for Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy...
Magicians stage effort to restore Houdini's grave
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nestled next to the late Lewins, Blums and Levys in a spooky old cemetery in New York City lies the final resting place of America's most legendary magician, interred under a granite monument that bears his stage name in bold letters: Houdini...
NY car dealership roof partly collapses, killing 1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a New York City car dealership's concrete roof partially collapsed, killing one person who was trapped under the rubble...
New York dealership roof partly collapses; 1 dead
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a New York City car dealership's concrete roof partially collapsed, killing one person who was trapped under the rubble...
NY housekeeper accused of $76,000 in thefts
FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island housekeeper is accused of stealing about $76,000 in cash and other valuables from two employers...
Police: NY teen tossed devices after watching film
DOBBS FERRY, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a teenager tossed Molotov cocktails in a suburban New York community after getting ideas from a gangster movie...
NY museum digitizing Harlem Hellfighters records
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Air Force retiree Greta Hamilton was familiar with the Harlem Hellfighters, a storied all-black infantry regiment that won fame on the World War I battlefields of France only to be virtually shunned by the U...
Cops: Drunken driver dozes amid traffic on highway
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a drunken driver stopped his van and fell asleep at the wheel on a New York City highway in the middle of traffic...
NY boys rescued from snow aided by air pocket
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Two boys trapped in a snow pile in the Hudson Valley for several hours after a plow buried them were able to survive thanks to an air pocket in the heavy, wet snow, New York police said Friday...
New visitor center opens at NY state Capitol plaza
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Visitors to the New York state Capitol can now stop by a new visitor center and gift shop at the Empire State Plaza...
Police: Driver dozes, van stopped, on NYC highway
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a drunken driver fell asleep at the wheel on a New York City highway, where they found his van stopped in the middle of traffic...
Finger Lakes man charged with murder
CAYUGA HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a Finger Lakes man has been arrested on a charge of second-degree murder following a domestic incident on Thanksgiving Day...
Western NY crash involves dozens of cars, 7 hurt
GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say seven people were injured in a chain-reaction crash on snow-slicked roads near Buffalo that involved dozens of vehicles...
Power outages linger for some after holiday storm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Power outages are lingering for more than 8,000 customers in the Hudson Valley after a snowstorm Wednesday...
Popular Long Island monastery is closing
MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) -- The Franciscan Brothers say they have to close a monastery where thousands of the faithful have attended retreats and services since 1929...
NYC food bank prepares post-Thanksgiving meal
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Food Bank of New York says the day after Thanksgiving can be the hardest time for the needy to find a meal...

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