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Attorney general to investigate woman's jail death

August 03, 2015 | 02:20 PM
The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell ...more»

NY school problems highlight debate over outside 'receivers'

August 03, 2015 | 02:18 PM
The clock is ticking for leaders of New York's most chronically underperforming ...more»

DOH selects companies to oversee medical marijuana program

July 31, 2015 | 12:02 PM
The New York State Department of Health today announced its selection of five ...more»

Veteran lawmaker from Syracuse named new No. 2 in NY Senate

July 31, 2015 | 08:27 AM
A veteran lawmaker from Syracuse has been named deputy majority leader of the ...more»

Skelos heading to trial on corruption charges

July 30, 2015 | 01:53 PM
A former state Senate leader is set to go to trial this fall on charges he ...more»

New bill would require screening for weapons at theaters, malls and arenas

July 29, 2015 | 01:31 PM
Following the recent shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, Sen. Tony Avella, D-Queens, ...more»

Assemblyman DiPietro says new fast food wages will hurt teens

July 29, 2015 | 01:18 PM
Assemblyman David DiPietro, R-East Aurora, said the state wage board’s ...more»

Troopers' union complains about patrol car mileage

July 29, 2015 | 10:25 AM
The union representing state troopers has filed a complaint saying many patrol ...more»

Interstate gas pipeline re-routed to avoid fragile NY forest

July 29, 2015 | 10:11 AM
A section of the planned Constitution Pipeline, designed to bring natural gas ...more»

Governor burnishes labor ties at Lake George events

July 29, 2015 | 10:10 AM
New York's governor has travelled to Lake George to address two meetings of ...more»

Christie: I'll meet with Cuomo, feds on Hudson rail tunnel

July 29, 2015 | 10:06 AM
Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday he expects to meet with New York Gov. Andrew ...more»

Chief administrative judge stepping down

July 29, 2015 | 09:58 AM
New York's chief administrative judge, who oversees the administration of the ...more»

Major U.S. companies pledge to reduce carbon footprint

July 28, 2015 | 03:14 PM
Thirteen of the largest companies in the United States have signed the American ...more»

Lawmaker wants Westchester included with NYC for purpose of wage increases

July 28, 2015 | 03:04 PM
Assemblyman Tom Abinanti, D-Greenburgh, is urging the state Labor Department ...more»

Bill would eliminate religious and philosophical exemptions for childhood vaccines

July 28, 2015 | 01:39 PM
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, a Bronx Democrat, is introducing a new bill that ...more»

Prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

July 28, 2015 | 11:55 AM
A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades ...more»

Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport

July 28, 2015 | 08:38 AM
A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," ...more»

NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

July 28, 2015 | 08:37 AM
Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic ...more»

Sen. Sampson found guilty of obstruction

July 27, 2015 | 02:04 PM
A once-powerful New York politician was convicted Friday on charges he lied ...more»

Central NY woman fighting DEC to keep wild deer

July 27, 2015 | 02:04 PM
Licensed animal rehabilitator Cindy McGinley is at odds with the Department ...more»

Facebook loses in clash with prosecutors over users’ data

July 27, 2015 | 02:03 PM
Facebook can’t block nearly 400 search warrants seeking users’ ...more»

‘War has come to our shores’

July 27, 2015 | 02:02 PM
Following the attack of a military recruiting center and a Navy and Marines ...more»

Gov. Cuomo signs legislation that strengthens disability protections

July 27, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is marking the 25th anniversary of the federal Americans ...more»
Retrial in case of missing boy Etan Patz set for next year
NEW YORK (AP) -- The retrial of a suspect in the 1979 kidnapping and slaying of Etan Patz (AY'-tahn payts) in New York City has been scheduled for early next year...
Date set for New York retrial in Etan Patz case
NEW YORK (AP) -- The notorious case of a missing New York City boy will go to trial for a second time early next year...
Police: 9/11 memorial visitor carried 2 loaded handguns
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a tourist has been arrested on charges she carried two loaded handguns at the Sept...
New York attorney general to investigate woman's jail death
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell death of a mother of eight who waited two days for arraignment on a shoplifting arrest...
9/11 memorial visitor arrested on gun charge
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a tourist has been arrested for carrying two loaded handguns at the Sept...
Retailers to pay New York $300,000 in toy gun settlement
NEW YORK (AP) -- Retailers including Wal-Mart, Sears and Amazon have agreed to halt the sales of realistic-looking toy guns in New York and pay over $300,000 in penalties, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday...
Giants GM Reese speaks with injured DE Pierre-Paul
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Giants finally have spoken with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul about his injuries...
NY attorney general to probe Mount Vernon woman's jail death
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's attorney general says he's using new power as special prosecutor to investigate the death of a 42-year-old woman in a police holding cell in Mount Vernon...
Shipping lock at Sault Ste. Marie closed for repairs
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) -- Officials say one of the navigational locks at Sault Ste...
NY school problems highlight debate over outside 'receivers'
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The clock is ticking for leaders of New York's most chronically underperforming public schools, who under a new state law must quickly begin to turn things around or lose control to an outsider - a tactic that has produced mixed results elsewhere...
1 man killed, 2 others injured in 1-car crash in northern NY
DICKINSON, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say a one-car crash on a northern New York road has left one man dead and two others with injuries...
Drone spotted at Kennedy Airport; 2nd in 3 days
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal officials say a pilot has reported a drone aircraft while approaching Kennedy International Airport for the second time in three days...
Suspect in custody in fatal Massachusetts shooting
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) -- Massachusetts prosecutors are seeking the return of a teen suspected in a fatal shooting in Pittsfield...
Syracuse-based Dinosaur Bar-B-Que to open 10th restaurant
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- The number of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurants in operation will hit double figures when the Syracuse-based company opens its 10th eatery later this year...
Ex-deputy accused of smuggling items to inmates faces trial
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A former sheriff's deputy is set to stand trial on charges he smuggled a lighter and other items to inmates inside the Buffalo jail where he worked...
Loyd starting to feel more comfortable in the WNBA
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jewell Loyd is beginning to pick up the nuances of the WNBA...
2 boats destroyed, 3 damaged in fire at central NY marina
SYLVAN BEACH, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two boats have been destroyed and three others damaged in a fire that broke out at a marina in central New York...
Man charged with DWI after hitting 2 cop cars, 3rd vehicle
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a 30-year-old man is in jail after his pickup truck slammed into two police cars while the officers were at the scene of a crash on a suburban Rochester highway...
No one hurt when man opens fire inside crowded Rochester bar
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Police in Rochester have arrested a man who's accused of firing a gun inside a crowded bar...
Upstate New York school district invests in solar power
WARWICK, N.Y. (AP) -- An upstate New York school district has announced it will invest in a solar power project expected to reduce its energy costs by more than half...

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