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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 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»

Lawmakers call for Silver's resignation

January 22, 2015 | 09:49 AM
Sheldon Silver, the Speaker of the Assembly and one of the most powerful politicians ...more»

Advocates want more funding for emergency food programs

January 20, 2015 | 04:22 PM
During the annual People’s State of the State address, Mark Dunlea and ...more»

NY top court, missing 2 judges, has to rehear cases

January 20, 2015 | 03:30 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court, working short-handed without ...more»
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Millsap leads Hawks to 17th straight win, 113-102 over Nets
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
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Josefson and Elias score in SO, Devils top Maple Leafs 2-1
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- If the New Jersey Devils are going to make a run at the playoffs, they are going to have to win games in which they don't play well...
Creighton snaps 9-game skid, beats St. John's 77-74
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Toby Hegner had 21 points, James Milliken nailed a pair of late 3-pointers and Creighton snapped a nine-game skid, beating St...
NYC comptroller: Removing snow costs $1.8 million per inch
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new study says the cost of removing snow in New York City is about $1...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
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Group's ad featuring 911 call grabs attention at Super Bowl
No celebrities or NFL players facing the camera, saying "No more...
William & Mary surges past Hofstra in 100-79 win
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- Marcus Thornton scored 24 points on 8-for-16 shooting to propel William & Mary to a 100-79 win over Hofstra on Wednesday night...
Reliever Jenrry Mejia, Mets get 1-year deal, no arbitration
NEW YORK (AP) -- Reliever Jenrry Mejia and the New York Mets reached agreement Wednesday on a one-year contract worth $2,595,000 and avoided salary arbitration...
Nyama leads Stony Brook's comeback, 72-66 over Hartford
STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) -- Roland Nyama scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and led Stony Break back from an eight-point deficit to beat Hartford 72-66 on Wednesday night...
Biruta's tip-in lifts Rhode Island over Fordham 64-63
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gilvydas Biruta scored the game-winning tip-in off E...
Boston bounces back from 2 feet of snow after blizzard
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday from the Blizzard of 2015, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after the storm buried a swath of New England in 2 to 3 feet of snow...
Binghamton cruises to 68-56 win over UMBC
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Willie Rodriguez scored 15 points and hauled in eight rebounds before fouling out to help pull Binghamton out of the America East basement with a 68-56 win over Maryland-Baltimore County on Wednesday night...
Singletary hits late 3; Albany edges Vermont 47-44
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Evan Singletary drained a fade-away 3-pointer with 1...
Seton Hall surges early in 2nd half, beats Marquette 80-70
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Sterling Gibbs scored 24 points, including 11 straight for Seton Hall early in the second half, and had 10 assists to lead the Pirates past Marquette 80-70 on Wednesday night...

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