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Thousands skip NY tests, raising questions about evaluations

April 17, 2015 | 07:05 AM
Some New York school districts are reporting that 60 to 70 percent of students ...more»

Skelos vows to cooperate with prosecutors

April 16, 2015 | 03:47 PM
New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos said Thursday he will cooperate with ...more»

Board of Elections split on campaign rule; 'LLC loophole' intact

April 16, 2015 | 03:45 PM
New York's Board of Elections split Thursday along party lines on closing the ...more»

NY settles suit over death of disabled resident for $2.25M

April 15, 2015 | 03:15 PM
New York on Wednesday settled for $2.25 million a lawsuit filed by a family ...more»

Left, right ally against Cuomo's Start-Up NY

April 15, 2015 | 07:30 AM
An unlikely coalition from New York's political right and left has called for ...more»

NY Comptroller discloses 2014 tax return

April 15, 2015 | 07:29 AM
New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's tax return shows that he made $146,900 ...more»

NY attorney general reports $327,000 in income

April 15, 2015 | 07:28 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE'-dur-muhn) has reported ...more»

State police investigating inmate death at state prison

April 15, 2015 | 07:28 AM
New York state police say they're investigating an inmate death at the maximum-security ...more»

Advocates for expanded Hudson River dredging renew call

April 15, 2015 | 07:27 AM
A group of environmentalists and elected officials renewed their call Tuesday ...more»

State Ed. data shows minority students more likely to be taught by ineffective teachers

April 14, 2015 | 03:35 PM
  A New York State Education Department report shows an unbalanced ...more»

Rockefeller to host severe weather forum

April 14, 2015 | 02:36 PM
A program will be conducted at UAlbany to address serious weather challenges ...more»

NY'ers can show their support for MMA bill on new website

April 14, 2015 | 02:05 PM
The largest promoter of mixed martial arts fights launched new webpage Tuesday ...more»

Tax and Finance Dept. expected to stop $500 million in fraudulent claims this year

April 14, 2015 | 01:21 PM
Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the New York State Department ...more»

Texting-while-driving tickets up 35 percent; more than half handed out in NYC

April 14, 2015 | 11:58 AM
Tickets handed out to motorists for texting while driving has increased by ...more»

Astorino is 'proud' of Clinton's candidacy, but plans to endorse a Republican in 2016

April 14, 2015 | 09:48 AM
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino released a statement Monday welcoming ...more»

Astorino: Why my kids are 'opting out'

April 14, 2015 | 09:03 AM
Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino issued a statement Tuesday morning ...more»

Attorney General questions work practices of 13 retailers

April 14, 2015 | 09:02 AM
New York's attorney general has launched an inquiry into 13 major retailers, ...more»

Thousands likely to sit out English, math tests

April 14, 2015 | 08:46 AM
Parent leaders of the movement to boycott New York's standardized tests say ...more»

New York eliminates 57 "nuisance" fees

April 14, 2015 | 08:36 AM
York is eliminating dozens of small fees the state had imposed on things ranging ...more»

Clinton kicks off 2016 campaign online, heads next to Iowa

April 14, 2015 | 08:29 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, making ...more»

SUNY chancellor encourgaes students to 'opt-in' to state assessments

April 14, 2015 | 08:05 AM
In a blog post on the State University of New York website, SUNY Chancellor ...more»

Cuomo vetoes 184 budget items for being outdated and unnecessary

April 14, 2015 | 07:39 AM
Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday submitted 184 vetoes in accordance with Article ...more»

DEC: Hunters took record number of bear last hunting season

April 13, 2015 | 03:24 PM
According to the state Department of Environmental Conservation New York hunters ...more»
Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' still on guard in North, South
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
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:...
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:...
Son identified as assailant in shooting of NY couple
WHEATFIELD, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a gunman shot his parents in a western New York home before getting into a gunfight with a sheriff's deputy and killing himself...
Weather service issues brush fire warning for NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- The National Weather Service has issued a fire warning for the New York City area because of dry brush and gusty winds...
Metro: NY man arrested for vandalizing 2 train cars
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Metro Transit Police have arrested a New York man they say vandalized two train cars at a Virginia rail yard...
A look at a manufacturer of statues for Civil War monuments
The Monumental Bronze Co. of Bridgewater, Connecticut, was one of the leading manufacturers of soldier statues for Civil War monuments and memorials erected in the North and South between the mid-1870s and 1912...
In NYC, debate over saving small shops amid chains' rise
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York is increasingly becoming chain store city...
After Israeli elections, US Zionists cast votes of their own
NEW YORK (AP) -- Call it the other Israel election...
Female officeholders to talk about women in NY politics
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) -- Women serving in state and local government are set to talk about encouraging more female candidates in New York...
Police say Syracuse taxi driver stabbed by fare
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse police say a taxi driver is in serious condition after he was stabbed by a passenger who tried to rob him...
Police say drunk driver crashes into house on Long Island
MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a drunk driver ran a stop sign on Long Island, then drove across several lawns and crashed into a house...
Men plead guilty in kidnapping, jewelry store burglary
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Two men have pleaded guilty to kidnapping after holding a western New York couple hostage as part of a plan to rob the jewelry store where the couple worked...
Long Island driver dead after crashing into tree
BRIGHTWATERS, N.Y. (AP) -- Police on Long Island are investigating a one-car crash that killed the driver and injured his passenger...
Jailed terror suspect charged with assaulting 3 deputies
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York man awaiting trial in Rochester on charges of trying to aid the Islamic State group faces additional charges of assaulting three jail deputies...
Gore and Whiteface still open for skiing
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) -- Don't put away the skis just yet...
Gillibrand touts bill to strengthen college, business links
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is promoting legislation she says will help colleges strengthen their engineering programs while also helping manufacturers...
Ex-NY town supervisor pleads guilty in child abuse case
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) -- A 54-year-old former supervisor for a central New York town has pleaded guilty in Oneida County Court to misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child...
Agency: New LED lights on 2 spans will cut taxpayer costs
HIGHLAND, N.Y. (AP) -- The state authority that operates five bridges over the Hudson River in upstate New York says it's expanding a money-saving lighting project to two more of its spans...

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