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Assembly speaker to vacate post amid criminal charges

January 28, 2015 | 07:28 AM
Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish ...more»

Sen. Libous' son convicted of under-reporting income to IRS

January 27, 2015 | 02:48 PM
The son of Sen. Tom Libous has been convicted in federal court of lying on ...more»

Senate passes bills to better protect NY'ers from sex offenders

January 27, 2015 | 11:51 AM
The Senate passed a package of seven bills Monday that would extend protections ...more»

Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia Airport

January 27, 2015 | 07:19 AM
Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing ...more»

Calls for ouster of Assembly speaker increase

January 27, 2015 | 07:17 AM
Control of the state Assembly hung in the balance Monday night as longtime ...more»

AG warns against price gouging as storm approaches

January 26, 2015 | 03:04 PM
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert to warn consumers ...more»

Moral Monday coalition says Cuomo's budget a good start, but doesn't go far enough

January 26, 2015 | 02:49 PM
A coalition of community, faith and labor leaders rallied in the War Room in ...more»

Cuomo declares state of emergency for NYC, suburbs and Long Island

January 26, 2015 | 02:31 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, ...more»

Cuomo pushes women’s rights package in budget

January 26, 2015 | 02:25 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to advocate a package of bills intended to advance ...more»

More restrictions on e-cigs proposed

January 26, 2015 | 02:24 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed banning electronic cigarettes from all the public ...more»

Gov. urges civil rights law for transgender New Yorkers

January 26, 2015 | 02:24 PM
The governor is calling for an amendment to the state’s civil rights ...more»

Budget Highlights

January 26, 2015 | 02:22 PM
EDUCATION: · Increase school funding by $1.1 billion. · Raise the ...more»

Gov. Cuomo keeping the Dream alive

January 26, 2015 | 02:20 PM
More than 50 students and advocates attended a rally in the Well of the Legislative ...more»

Fracktivists say ‘Thank you Governor’

January 26, 2015 | 02:19 PM
Environmentalists and anti-fracking activists rallied at the Empire State Plaza ...more»

Zimpher hopes to increase SUNY grads

January 26, 2015 | 02:18 PM
The chancellor of the State University of New York unveiled an ambitious goal ...more»

Proposal would allow more charter schools

January 26, 2015 | 02:17 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to allow an additional 100 charter schools in New York. ...more»

Governor wants to change how NY’s youth are prosecuted

January 26, 2015 | 02:16 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a policy change recommended by a panel of criminal ...more»

Cuomo: Touts plan to reform police-community relations

January 26, 2015 | 02:15 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a multipart plan to improve police-community relations ...more»

Silver could face 100 years in jail

January 26, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Sheldon Silver, the powerful Speaker of the Assembly for two decades, could ...more»

Plan aimed at easing tax burden, boosting economic development

January 26, 2015 | 01:54 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his fifth State of the State Address last Wednesday ...more»

NY’s Reps have mixed feelings on Obama speech

January 26, 2015 | 01:51 PM
President Barack Obama set a hard line during the State of the Union Tuesday, ...more»

Leading NY Democrat calls for Silver to step down as speaker

January 26, 2015 | 12:01 PM
A senior Democratic member of the New York state Assembly is calling for Speaker ...more»

Silver could face up to 100 years on corruption charges

January 22, 2015 | 02:47 PM
Sheldon Silver, the Speaker of the Assembly, could face 100 years in jail if ...more»
Christie's meeting with Israeli president canceled
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A planned meeting between Gov...
Jets hire brother of judge in New Jersey sports betting suit
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets have hired the brother of a judge considering New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting, but that won't affect the case for now...
NYC 1st lady announces mental health initiative
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City is partnering with the Health Department to improve the mental health system...
Lynch defends Obama's immigration policies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Challenged by Republicans, Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch on Wednesday defended President Barack Obama's decision to shelter millions of immigrants from deportation though they live in the country illegally...
Jets' hiring of brother of judge in sports betting suit
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Jets' hiring of the brother of a judge considering New Jersey's efforts to allow sports betting won't affect the case, for now...
Port Authority sets new passenger record at airports
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has broken its airport passenger record for the second straight year...
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:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
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:...
USDA revises maple syrup grading with descriptive terms
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Grading standards for maple syrup have been revised to match international standards, the U...
After killings by police, a debate over grand jury secrecy
NEW YORK (AP) -- For centuries, grand juries have held some of the criminal justice system's best-kept secrets...
New Englanders dig out after forecasters get it right
BOSTON (AP) -- Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area...
Williams sisters, Madison Keys picked for US Fed Cup team
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- The Williams sisters and teenage Australian Open semifinalist Madison Keys have been chosen for the United States as it seeks to return to the top group in the Fed Cup...
Mill Mountain Zoo board hires new executive director
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Mill Mountain Zoo's board has hired Lucy Cook as the Roanoke attraction's executive director...
How much snow fell vs. how much was forecast
A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast as of Wednesday after a massive winter storm and the National Weather Service's forecast snow totals as of Monday night:...
NY Assembly considers rewriting rules after speaker's arrest
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Reformers in the New York Assembly want to rewrite the rules to limit backroom dealing and to disperse power after helping force one of the state's most influential politicians to relinquish authority...
Long Island mall to get a $84M shopping center next door
VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. (AP) -- The owner of Long Island's Green Acres Mall plans a $84 million shopping center next door...
Reformers in NY Assembly trying to change power structure
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- After helping force one of New York's most influential politicians to relinquish authority, reformers in the state Assembly want to rewrite the rules to limit backroom dealing and disperse power...
Ferry service resumes after high-wind closing
CHARLOTTE, Vt. (AP) -- The Lake Champlain Transportation Company ferry between Charlotte, Vermont, and Essex, New York, is running again...
NYC exhibition: Tintype portraits of 9/11 Mohawk ironworkers
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City exhibition is presenting tintype portraits of 30 Mohawk ironworkers who helped in the 9/11 rescue efforts and the construction of One World Trade Center...

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