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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»
1 dead, 6 wounded in western NY pub shooting
GATES, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say one man was killed and six people were wounded in a shooting at a pub near Rochester...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday 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 Saturday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Chokehold case questions follow NY congressional candidate
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even if Dan Donovan prefers to talk about Iran, immigration or taxes, there's another topic the Republican congressional hopeful can't avoid: the death of Eric Garner at the hands of a police officer...
Civil War monument starting to shine brighter
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) -- A 95-foot-tall Civil War monument at Point Park is starting to shine brighter thanks to preservation efforts...
Coyote collared after lower Manhattan police chase
NEW YORK (AP) -- NYPD officers have captured a coyote near a sidewalk cafe in downtown Manhattan...
NYC's famed Carnegie Deli closed over gas line issue
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's famous Carnegie Deli has been closed so utility workers can investigate a possible illegal gas hookup...
Public boarding school _ the way to solve educational ills?
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo's chronically struggling school system is considering an idea gaining momentum in other cities: public boarding schools that put round-the-clock attention on students and away from such daunting problems as poverty, troubled homes and truancy...
NYC Council speaker: Treat low-level crimes fairly
NEW YORK (AP) -- The speaker of the New York City Council says she is trying to foster more fairness in the way police officers deal with low-level criminals...
NYC's famed Carnegie Deli closed for Con Edison 'repairs'
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York's famous Carnegie Deli has been closed so Con Edison can investigate a possible illegal gas hookup...
NY special election to fill congressional, Assembly seats
New York is holding a special election on May 5, to fill a congressional vacancy as well as one in the state Assembly:...
West Point hosts parachute competition with other academies
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- West Point cadets are taking part in a parachute competition with other service academies this weekend...
Arrest made in fatal shooting of 70-year-old Queens woman
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police have made an arrest in last month's killing of a 70-year-old Queens woman who was shot as she answered her door...
NY volunteer fire departments recruiting new firefighters
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Many volunteer fire companies across New York are recruiting new members as part of a statewide campaign to keep their ranks filled...
Border agents seize shipment of lead-tainted baby clothes
LEWISTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal authorities say a shipment of baby clothes will be destroyed after testing positive for lead...
Busy Albany interstate highway junction to close for 8 hours
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A busy highway interchange along the Hudson River in Albany will be shut down for several hours over the weekend for construction work...
Group chooses design for 10th Mountain Division monument
WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- A group that plans to erect a monument to the 10th Mountain Division in a northern New York park has chosen a design for the public tribute...
Rangers head to 2nd round, await Capitals or Islanders
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Rangers aren't accustomed to this...
New York marks 150th anniversary of Lincoln funeral train
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- One hundred and fifty years ago Saturday, the body of President Abraham Lincoln arrived in Albany during its long trip from Washington to Illinois...

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