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Ex-judge upholds Assembly harassment findings

April 24, 2015 | 10:36 AM
A hearing officer has upheld findings that a former state assemblyman violated ...more»

New York attorney general sues 2 tanning salon chains

April 24, 2015 | 10:34 AM
New York's attorney general has filed suit against two tanning salon chains, ...more»

NY buys 6,200 acres south of Adirondack High Peaks

April 24, 2015 | 10:33 AM
Paddlers have a new area to explore at the upper reaches of the Hudson River ...more»

New AG brings prosecutor's perspective to Justice Department

April 23, 2015 | 03:30 PM
As attorney general Loretta Lynch assumes a portfolio that includes fighting ...more»

Loretta Lynch wins confirmation as attorney general

April 23, 2015 | 03:29 PM
Federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch won confirmation to serve as attorney general ...more»

Skelos not stepping down amid federal probe

April 23, 2015 | 01:51 PM
The leader of the New York state Senate said Wednesday that he won't resign ...more»

Regents chief orders extension for teacher evaluations

April 23, 2015 | 01:44 PM
A top New York education official says the state's deadline for new teacher ...more»

Assembly replaces stacks of paper with 150 tablets

April 22, 2015 | 01:20 PM
Many of New York's 213 legislators joined the digital age Wednesday. The 150 ...more»

Bill would require meningitis vaccine for young New Yorkers

April 21, 2015 | 03:39 PM
A bill would mandate vaccinations for meningitis in standard vaccination schedules ...more»

NYSUT wants Regents to hold hearings on new teacher evals, tenure rules

April 21, 2015 | 02:59 PM
The New York State United Teachers is calling on members of the Board of Regents ...more»

Kolb says 'Brittany's Law' should be part of Women's Equality Agenda

April 21, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Assemblyman Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, is urging his colleagues in the Assembly ...more»

Schneiderman warns Boy Scouts on hiring discrimination

April 21, 2015 | 12:52 PM
New York's attorney general's office wrote this week to the Boy Scouts of America ...more»

Developers of power line from Canada to NYC secure permits

April 21, 2015 | 12:51 PM
Developers of a proposed 330-mile transmission line to bring lower-cost Canadian ...more»

Nurses push legislature for staffing ratio limits

April 21, 2015 | 12:50 PM
Hundreds of nurses from around New York state have come to the Capitol to urge ...more»

NY blueprint lists steps to end AIDS scourge

April 21, 2015 | 09:02 AM
Experts and advocates in New York, a state hit hard in the AIDS epidemic, have ...more»

Watchdog groups says even more discretionary funding made it into final budget

April 20, 2015 | 02:48 PM
More money in lump sum funds was discovered on top of the already $2.6 billion ...more»

Toy sellers challenging Albany County law

April 20, 2015 | 02:35 PM
In response to a new Albany County law that bans the sale of unsafe toys in ...more»

AG says New York's water treatment plants discharging microbeads into lakes, rivers

April 20, 2015 | 02:10 PM
According to a report released by the state Attorney General’s Office ...more»

74% of upstaters say tests should have less weight in teacher evals

April 20, 2015 | 02:04 PM
A majority of upstate New Yorkers say the state does not spend enough on ...more»

NY receives funds to address veteran homelessness

April 20, 2015 | 01:53 PM
New York is set to receive $ 3,957,771 as part of $65 million federal funds ...more»

Skelos vows to cooperate with prosecutors

April 20, 2015 | 01:51 PM
New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos said Thursday he will cooperate with ...more»

Monmouth U Poll: NY most corrupt state

April 20, 2015 | 01:50 PM
New York leads the list of states Americans view as having the most political ...more»

Legislation attempts to suspend Triborough Amendment

April 20, 2015 | 01:49 PM
A bill in the Assembly has targeted a section of the Civil Service Law which ...more»
Former NY gym owner gets 10 years behind bars in drug case
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (AP) -- A former New York gym owner has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for selling prescription painkillers and welfare fraud...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday 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 Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NYPD's Bratton: Less tension between city officials, union
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there's "much less tension" between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year...
Storied NYC college awaits results of attorney general probe
NEW YORK (AP) -- First came a hotly-debated decision by Cooper Union to start charging its students after being tuition-free for generations...
Bratton: Relationship between city officials, union better
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there's "much less tension" between the police union and city officials now than there was in the aftermath of the chokehold death of a Staten Island man last year...
Open houses across NY this weekend recruit firefighters
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Volunteer fire departments across New York state are holding open houses to recruit new members...
Ex-Ranger's long march to honor WWII hero
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- For years after Col. William O...
NY troopers seek info on fatal crash blamed on alcohol
MAINE, N.Y. (AP) -- State police are seeking information from the public as they investigate a one-car crash north of Binghamton that killed a 27-year-old man...
Daily News delivery truck driver dies in NYC car collision
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Brooklyn man driving a Daily News delivery truck has died after a collision with another vehicle at a Brooklyn intersection...
Remington Arms calls back laid-off employees in upstate NY
ILION, N.Y. (AP) -- Remington Arms has recalled most workers laid off last August and November at its upstate New York plant...
Initiative would create 10 new sled hockey programs
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- There's a new push to start 10 new sled hockey programs across the country...
NY environmentalists push microbeads, child products bans
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Environmental groups in New York say their top legislative priorities this year would restrict sales of shampoo, toothpaste and other grooming products containing microbeads and children's toys containing arsenic, mercury, lead and other toxic substances...
Schumer says e-cigarette makers are marketing to children
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Sen. Charles Schumer says the manufacturers of e-cigarettes should be prohibited from marketing to children and creating flavors that he says are designed to appeal to kids...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
Robbery suspect shot by NY police detective in struggle dies
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 22-year-old robbery suspect died Saturday after he was shot once by a detective during a violent struggle on Manhattan's East Village, police said...
West Islip man rescued after boat capsizes off Long Island
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man has been rescued after his boat capsized on the Great South Bay off Long Island...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Lotto" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...

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