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Cardinal Egan, retired NY archbishop, dies at age 82

March 06, 2015 | 08:08 AM
Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York who oversaw a broad ...more»

Donor beware: Schneiderman issues crowdfunding giving tips

March 06, 2015 | 08:07 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says people should take basic precautions ...more»

Rosenthal hails circus elephant decision

March 06, 2015 | 07:41 AM
A New York state lawmaker whose bill made it illegal to pose for photographs ...more»

Thousands of students rally in support of charter schools

March 04, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Thousands of students, parents and teachers participated in a rally in Albany ...more»

Lanza, Malliotakis still fighting to expand TAP grants for college students

March 03, 2015 | 02:54 PM
Senator Andrew Lanza and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, both Staten Island ...more»

Group wants to raise the age of criminal responsibility in New York

March 03, 2015 | 02:15 PM
Advocates for raising the age of criminal responsibility spoke out in Albany ...more»

Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania

March 03, 2015 | 01:49 PM
Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, ...more»

Lawmakers to try again to pass 'toxic toy' bill

March 03, 2015 | 01:48 PM
Two New York state lawmakers have reintroduced legislation intended to ban ...more»

Schools for the disabled want part of $1.1B funding increase

March 03, 2015 | 01:22 PM
Publicly supported schools serving the deaf, blind and severally physically ...more»

MTA officials call for sustained investment in the public transit system

March 03, 2015 | 01:05 PM
Representatives from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority testified before ...more»

Clergy and charter school parents get behind Cuomo's education plan

March 03, 2015 | 12:53 PM
Charter school faculty, parents and clergy from around New York are calling ...more»

NYU launches degree program at state prison in Hudson Valley

March 03, 2015 | 09:53 AM
New York University has enrolled 36 inmates in English classes at Wallkill ...more»

State plans nearly $1 billion in upgrades to parks system

March 03, 2015 | 09:49 AM
New York will transform its aging system of public parks and historic sites ...more»

Students say amnesty, and affirmative consent proposals will improve safety on NY’s college campuses

March 02, 2015 | 02:10 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to implement new rules to protect college students ...more»

Voters: On-time budget trumps ethics reform, according to Siena poll

March 02, 2015 | 02:00 PM
Ninety-two percent of New York voters say corruption in state government is ...more»

Bill would protect whistleblowers who report corruption by public officials

March 02, 2015 | 02:00 PM
In light of recent news headlines about Albany corruption, a Westchester assemblyman ...more»

Assembly bill restricts most outside income for state legislators

March 02, 2015 | 01:59 PM
In hopes of restoring the public trust, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has ...more»

Silver’s lawyers want bribe case tossed because of Preet’s comments

March 02, 2015 | 01:57 PM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn’t mince words after bringing bribery ...more»

Watchdogs urge lawmakers to set strict limits on outside income

March 02, 2015 | 01:57 PM
Three good government groups are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers ...more»

Bill would give workers more power to collect lost wages

March 02, 2015 | 01:55 PM
The battle against wage theft has intensified with the recent release of a ...more»

Amedore bill imposes legislative term limits

March 02, 2015 | 01:54 PM
Sen. George Amedore has introduced legislation (S.3808) that would impose term ...more»

Lawmakers begin debate over grand jury reforms

March 02, 2015 | 01:52 PM
New York lawmakers on Thursday began debating grand jury reforms meant to restore ...more»

Senate report finds sex offenders living close to preschools, spurs new legislation

March 02, 2015 | 01:52 PM
The Senate Majority and a group of breakaway Democrats released a report last ...more»
School lacrosse team cancels game over rival's Redskins name
AKRON, N.Y. (AP) -- A western New York school district with numerous Native American students has cancelled a boys' lacrosse game against a district that is debating whether to do away with its Redskins nickname...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday 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 Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles dies at 88
NEW YORK (AP) -- Albert Maysles, an acclaimed documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer feature-length nonfiction movies that used lightweight, hand-held cameras to spontaneously record the lives of both the famous and the unexamined, has died...
NCAA suspends Boeheim for Syracuse violations
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- The NCAA has suspended Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine games for academic, drug and gifts violations committed primarily by the men's basketball program...
Runways open at LaGuardia after plane that skidded removed
NEW YORK (AP) -- The rough landing of a Delta jetliner at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm just minutes after the runway had been plowed has raised questions about when airports should close runways due to snow or ice...
Cops: Student hurt in frat hazing stunt may not lose fingers
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say the condition of a Syracuse University student's frostbitten fingers has improved since he was injured during a cold weather fraternity hazing stunt...
Aqueduct cancels again following snowstorm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Aqueduct Racetrack has canceled Friday's card in an effort to save the upcoming weekend stakes...
Mets host families of NYPD officers shot in December
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- The New York Mets are hosting the families of slain New York City Police Department officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu this weekend...
7 injured when fire damages 2 apartment buildings
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- Firefighters are battling a blaze that has gutted two five-story apartment buildings in Schenectady and left seven people injured, including a man who jumped from a top floor...
Anti-Defamation League: Cardinal Egan fostered harmony
NEW YORK (AP) -- A major Jewish organization says Cardinal Edward Egan will be remembered for his "steadfast interfaith efforts...
One more winter storm: No relief in the South, Northeast
Clocks are springing forward this weekend, but Friday will still feel like winter for much of the country...
Arena expected to reopen after wall collapse forced closure
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- An upstate New York arena that was closed after part of a wall collapsed earlier this week is expected to reopen soon...
'Homebrew' email servers: Genius as well as sneaky?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- No, it's not always a room filled with wires and glowing blue lights...
Police investigating dead deer left in school's parking lot
TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. (AP) -- Police are trying to determine who left a dead dear with a cryptic note attached to it in the parking lot of a school in the Finger Lakes region...
College student charged in father's slaying is free on bail
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- A 19-year-old Cornell University student has been released on bail after pleading not guilty in the shotgun slaying of his father at the family's suburban Rochester home last month...
NYC museum gift shop to feature Etsy-created items
NEW YORK (AP) -- The popular online craft seller Etsy will create a line of original products for the American Museum of Natural History...
Carbon monoxide poisoning suspected in 2 deaths; 10 sickened
NEWBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say two people who died a day apart apparently succumbed to carbon monoxide poisoning that sickened 10 other residents of the victims' Hudson Valley apartment house and a neighboring home...
LI man accused of sideswiping officer's patrol car
MILLER PLACE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a Long Island motorist sideswiped a police officer's car stopped at a traffic light and continued driving...

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