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Bill would help vets transition into New York state during and after military service

July 22, 2014 | 03:12 PM
New York became the 50th state to pass legislation to join an interstate compact ...more»

Christie: No plans to campaign for Astorino

July 22, 2014 | 01:16 PM
Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday he doesn't have plans ...more»

Plurality of voters want to halt Common Core curriculum

July 21, 2014 | 03:19 PM
Nearly half of New York state voters want the implementation of Common Core ...more»

Anti-frackers slightly outnumber proponents, according to latest Siena poll

July 21, 2014 | 02:45 PM
A new poll, released Monday by the Siena College Research Institute, reports ...more»

Fallen parole officers remembered

July 21, 2014 | 02:12 PM
On Wednesday, nearly 100 people assembled at the Swan Street courtyard for ...more»

Senate report outlines plan to combat Lyme disease

July 21, 2014 | 02:11 PM
A Senate Republican task force has released a report on Lyme disease and other ...more»

Bill would set tighter regs for clothing donation bins

July 21, 2014 | 02:10 PM
Bayside Democrat Assemblyman Edward Braunstein wants to stop goodhearted New ...more»

Clean water funds to help build new Tappan Zee

July 21, 2014 | 02:07 PM
Ignoring pleas from environmental groups, the state’s Public Authorities ...more»

Senate Republicans attracting more campaign contributions

July 21, 2014 | 02:07 PM
Senate Republicans have raised more than twice as much in campaign contributions ...more»

EMILYíS List announces state Senate endorsements

July 21, 2014 | 02:06 PM
In hopes of securing a Democratic majority in the state Senate, EMILY’s ...more»

DiNapoli outraising and outspending Antonacci in state comptrollerís race

July 21, 2014 | 02:05 PM
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has a significant advantage in campaign contributions ...more»

Schneiderman raises $2.7M since January

July 21, 2014 | 02:05 PM
In the race for New York state attorney general, Board of Elections filings ...more»

Green Party Gubernatorial Candidate raises more dough

July 21, 2014 | 02:04 PM
Green Party gubernatorial candidate Howie Hawkins announced on July 14 that ...more»

NYSUT announces early Senate endorsements

July 21, 2014 | 02:03 PM
New York State United Teachers made several early endorsements for candidates ...more»

Lawmakers call for more bank oversight

July 21, 2014 | 01:59 PM
Sen. Tony Avella announced new legislation to provide stricter oversight of ...more»

GE leads in deal leading to more upstate jobs

July 21, 2014 | 01:59 PM
A $500 million partnership was announced last week between the state and more ...more»

NY'ers say most lawmakers do what's best for themselves

July 21, 2014 | 01:56 PM
A majority of New Yorkers say in the latest Siena College poll that they are ...more»

Cuomo has 37-point lead over Astorino, according to latest Siena poll

July 21, 2014 | 01:06 PM
A poll released by the Siena College Research Institute on Monday shows Gov. ...more»

LIRR strike averted

July 17, 2014 | 02:48 PM
Unions and managers of the nation's largest commuter railroad on Thursday reached ...more»

Public employees honored by SAPA for excellence

July 14, 2014 | 02:49 PM
When the lives of East Harlem residents were turned upside down by the explosion ...more»

NYís dependence on gaming revenue has grown over past two decades, says comptroller

July 14, 2014 | 02:48 PM
As the state’s Gaming Commission decides which of the 17 casino proposals ...more»

Racino bill stirs controversy

July 14, 2014 | 02:48 PM
A bill aimed at increasing gaming incentives and keeping racinos open further ...more»

gaming facility location board at full force

July 14, 2014 | 02:47 PM
The five-member board tasked with giving final approval to four upstate casinos ...more»
NY judge orders 24-7 Argentina debt talks
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal judge in New York has ordered around-the-clock negotiations aimed at averting a second debt default by Argentina in 13 years...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Tuesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday 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 Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Funeral held for NJ police officer killed in crash
HO-HO-KUS, N.J. (AP) -- Family, friends and hundreds of police officers paid their respects to a northern New Jersey police officer who died in the line of duty...
Debris from Sandy targeted in Northeast marshes
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy pounded the Northeast, communities in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island are preparing to track down and remove debris from marshland...
Judge nixes lawsuit over Empire State Building IPO
NEW YORK (AP) -- A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock...
NY farmer, 101, to receive Weather Service honor
BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A retired eastern Long Island dairy and chicken farmer has been tracking daily weather readings since Herbert Hoover was in the White House...
Police say principal caught taking drugs to prison
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a maximum-security upstate prison...
2 upper level GWB east lanes closed for repairs
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) -- Workers have closed two upper level eastbound lanes on the George Washington Bridge for emergency repairs...
Astorino: Christie won't back me due to Bridgegate
NEW YORK (AP) -- Republican New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino says he believes Chris Christie won't support him because of the Bridgegate scandal...
Former WR David Tyree joins Giants' front office
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Giants have hired former receiver David Tyree as director of player development...
Mysterious white flags appear atop Brooklyn Bridge
NEW YORK (AP) -- Someone has replaced two American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge with mysterious white flags...
NYC principal arrested on drug charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Brooklyn elementary school principal has been arrested on charges of trying to smuggle drugs into a maximum-security upstate prison...
Wild's Vanek helping federal probe in New York
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Minnesota Wild left wing Thomas Vanek says he's cooperating with federal authorities conducting an investigation in Rochester...
Air defense drill for 4 Northeastern states
ROME, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York state Division of Military and Naval Affairs says a two fighter jets from a Massachusetts Air National Guard unit will be conducting an air defense exercise over parts of four Northeastern states...
Police: Woman left 4-year-old on NYC street corner
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police allege an upstate woman left her 4-year-old son on a New York City street corner in the middle of the night...
Long Island man sentenced to 12 years in fatal DWI
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A 26-year-old Long Island man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for a drunken-driving crash that killed a father of three...
Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent
NEW YORK (AP) -- Verizon reported Tuesday that its second-quarter earnings nearly doubled after it secured full ownership of Verizon Wireless...
Travel delays push back Dareus' return to Bills
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus' return to training camp has been postponed because of travel delays...

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