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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»
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Pricey NYC restaurant settles wage violation complaint
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of New York City's most expensive restaurants has agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 percent charge for banquets and failed to pass on the extra cash to the waiters...
NYC moves to expand food composting program
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is moving to require large-scale commercial establishments like hotels and sporting arenas to compost all of their food scraps...
Pricy NYC restaurant settles wage violation complaint
NEW YORK (AP) -- One of New York's most expensive restaurants has agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 percent charge for banquets and failed to pass the extra cash on to the waiters...
Whole Foods CEOs apologize for pricing problems
NEW YORK (AP) -- Whole Foods Market's CEOs apologized Thursday for pricing issues at its stores, a week after a New York investigation found that the natural food grocer routinely overcharged for prepackaged fruits, vegetables and deli meats...
Southern Tier racino to submit casino license proposal
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- Tioga Downs racino is moving ahead with its proposal to build a full resort casino in New York's Southern Tier...
The Latest: Body of escaped killer released to funeral home
MALONE, N.Y. (AP) -- The latest on the capture of one convicted murderer from a maximum-security prison and the killing of the other (all times local):...
2 rescued from roof of Jeep swept away in New York creek
MARBLETOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say two people have been rescued from the roof of their partially-submerged vehicle after it got swept away by a rain-swollen creek in the Catskills...
NY recommendation on fast-food wage hike expected this month
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York state board studying whether to increase the minimum wage for fast-food workers is set to issue its recommendation this month...
Islanders sign 6 players to 2-way, 1-year contracts
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Islanders have signed Joe Whitney, James Wright and four other forwards to one-year, two-way contracts...
Cops: Woman used her twin's ID to open accounts, spend $12K
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say a 28-year-old Long Island woman used her twin sister's Social Security number to open several credit cards and charged more than $12,000 on them...
Reelz comes to the rescue of homeless Miss USA pageant
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Miss USA pageant, left without a TV home following blowback against co-owner Donald Trump over his comments on Mexican immigrants, has been rescued by the Reelz channel...
Veterans' signs: Be courteous when setting off fireworks
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are asking their neighbors to be considerate when setting off fireworks this Fourth of July weekend...
Barnes & Noble names Sears Canada CEO for retail business
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barnes & Noble, which is splitting into two companies next month, named Sears Canada CEO Ronald Boire to lead its retail operations and said company CEO Michael Huseby will become executive chairman its educational wing...
Police investigating upstate city's 4th shooting in 4 days
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a 21-year-old Poughkeepsie man is in critical condition after being wounded in what was the Hudson Valley city's fourth shooting in as many days...
AP source: Arron Afflalo, Knicks agree on 2-year deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Arron Afflalo is about to team up with Carmelo Anthony again...
L.L. Bean opening first outlet store in New York state
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- L.L. Bean plans to open its first outlet store in New York state at a popular shopping complex near the Adirondack Mountains...
Spanish-language broadcaster Univision files for IPO
NEW YORK (AP) -- Spanish-language broadcasting company Univision Holdings Inc...

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