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Democrats appear likely to replace NY speaker after charges

January 27, 2015 | 03:23 PM
Democrats in the New York state Assembly debated Tuesday on how to select their ...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»
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Tuesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
Gaudreau scores twice to lead Flames in 4-1 win over Sabres
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) -- Flames rookie Johnny Gaudreau scored twice to lead Calgary past Buffalo 4-1 on Tuesday night, extending the Sabres' team-record losing streak to 12 games...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Halak, Islanders beat rival Rangers again, 4-1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Jaroslav Halak faced more traffic on the ice inside than in the snow outside...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:...
People across the Northeast US deal with snowstorm
The snowstorm that pounded some areas of the Northeast and barely skimmed others left some residents battling drifts , while others found themselves surprised and a little disappointed by the less-than-predicted amount of white stuff...
`Wicked storm': Blizzard drops 2 feet of snow on New England
BOSTON (AP) -- Its winds howling at more than 70 mph, the Blizzard of 2015 slammed Boston and surrounding parts of New England on Tuesday with none of the mercy it unexpectedly showed New York City, piling up more than 2 feet of snow...
A sampling of snowfall totals across the Northeast
A look at some snowfall totals across the Northeast by late Tuesday after a massive winter storm:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Buffalo beats Western Michigan 77-71
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Justin Moss scored 23 points with 10 rebounds and Buffalo pulled away in the second half to beat Western Michigan 77-71 on Tuesday...
NY Assembly speaker to vacate post amid criminal charges
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announced Tuesday...
American Bible Society moving from New York to Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The nonprofit American Bible Society is moving its headquarters to Philadelphia after almost two centuries in New York City...
NYC's 'Rent Too High' candidate facing eviction
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man who made his political name over the claim that "the rent is too damn high" may soon not have a place to live...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
New Jersey Gov. Christie to meet with Israeli president
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Chris Christie plans to meet with president Reuven Rivlin of Israel later this week...

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