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Cuomo, lawmakers begin trade mission

April 20, 2015 | 03:30 PM
New York’s governor this morning embarked on a trip to Cuba to bolster ...more»

Child abuse victims to assemble in Albany to ask for new law

April 20, 2015 | 03:01 PM
In accordance with Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Month, Assemblywoman Margaret ...more»

Watchdog groups says even more discretionary funding made it into final budget

April 20, 2015 | 02:48 PM
More money in lump sum funds was discovered on top of the already $2.6 billion ...more»

Toy sellers challenging Albany County law

April 20, 2015 | 02:35 PM
In response to a new Albany County law that bans the sale of unsafe toys in ...more»

AG says New York's water treatment plants discharging microbeads into lakes, rivers

April 20, 2015 | 02:10 PM
According to a report released by the state Attorney General’s Office ...more»

74% of upstaters say tests should have less weight in teacher evals

April 20, 2015 | 02:04 PM
A majority of upstate New Yorkers say the state does not spend enough on ...more»

NY receives funds to address veteran homelessness

April 20, 2015 | 01:53 PM
New York is set to receive $ 3,957,771 as part of $65 million federal funds ...more»

Skelos vows to cooperate with prosecutors

April 20, 2015 | 01:51 PM
New York state Senate Leader Dean Skelos said Thursday he will cooperate with ...more»

Monmouth U Poll: NY most corrupt state

April 20, 2015 | 01:50 PM
New York leads the list of states Americans view as having the most political ...more»

Legislation attempts to suspend Triborough Amendment

April 20, 2015 | 01:49 PM
A bill in the Assembly has targeted a section of the Civil Service Law which ...more»

Cuomo is first governor to visit Cuba as ties reopen

April 20, 2015 | 01:48 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is heading to Havana, the first American governor ...more»

Drastic increase in texting tickets

April 20, 2015 | 01:48 PM
Tickets handed out to motorists for texting while driving has increased by ...more»

Clinton tries again in Iowa, now with different approach

April 20, 2015 | 01:47 PM
Hillary Rodham Clinton is searching for a second chance in the state that delivered ...more»

De Blasio draws some ire for not endorsing Clinton

April 20, 2015 | 01:44 PM
Mayor Bill de Blasio, under fire from some fellow Democrats for not immediately ...more»

Deadlock on LLC loophole

April 20, 2015 | 01:43 PM
The state Board of Elections last week reached a deadlock — 2 to 2 — ...more»

Bill would ban body parts from African ‘big five’ in NY

April 20, 2015 | 01:41 PM
New legislation could protect the "big five African species" by banning the ...more»

Advocates for expanded Hudson dredging renew call

April 20, 2015 | 01:40 PM
A group of environmentalists and elected officials renewed their call Tuesday ...more»

NYC issues loom large as lawmakers return to Albany

April 20, 2015 | 01:37 PM
New York City and its mayor have a lot riding on the last two months of the ...more»

90% of voters say corruption in Albany a serious problem

April 20, 2015 | 01:35 PM
Voters north of the five boroughs still hold a negative opinion of Gov. Andrew ...more»

Left, right unified against Start-Up NY

April 20, 2015 | 01:33 PM
An unlikely coalition from New York’s political right and left has called ...more»

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

April 20, 2015 | 01:33 PM
New York on Wednesday settled for $2.25 million a lawsuit filed by a family ...more»

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»

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»
Tom Stoppard calls it a 'frightening time' for free speech
NEW YORK (AP) -- Playwright Tom Stoppard said he will accept PEN's highest award next month in New York to help put a spotlight on a "frightening time" for free expression...
For some, prom is a platform for good deeds, social change
NEW YORK (AP) -- Proms have traditionally been a night of glamour and romance, complete with backstage drama over dates and dresses...
A look at other issues facing the NY Legislature
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Rent control, a minimum wage hike, the Dream Act and mayoral control of schools aren't the only issues facing New York lawmakers when they return to Albany on Tuesday...
NYC issues loom large as NY lawmakers return to Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York City and its mayor have a lot riding on the last two months of the legislative session as lawmakers return to Albany to consider the extension of city rent regulations, mayoral control of schools and a minimum wage hike...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Monday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
New York man who plotted to join terror group gets 25 years
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- A suburban New York man who was thwarted in his attempt to fly to Yemen to join a Middle Eastern terrorist group and then admitted continuing to plot with others to assist them was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison...
TSA adding new security measures for airline, airport staff
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday...
Russian in NY-based StubHub tickets theft pleads not guilty
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say the alleged ringleader behind an international scheme to take over more than 1,000 StubHub accounts to buy tickets to sporting events and concerts has pleaded not guilty in New York City...
Parking lot honker: Grumpy goose takes over high school lot
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- There's a lot of honking going on at a suburban New York high school parking lot, and it's not coming from the drivers...
Jockey Chris Antley heads Racing Hall of Fame class
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Two-time Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Chris Antley, thoroughbreds Lava Man and Xtra Heat, and trainer King Leatherbury have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame...
ESPN expresses concern about Verizon's new TV packages
NEW YORK (AP) -- ESPN is expressing concern that new television packages being offered by Verizon do not comply with its existing agreements...
Beauty products company Coty names Elio Leoni-Sceti as CEO
NEW YORK (AP) -- Beauty products company Coty Inc...
Are you honking at me? Goose commandeers parking lot
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- There's a lot of honking going on at a suburban New York parking lot...
Stanford, Harvard researchers to share $500K medical prize
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Two scientists whose work on modern research technologies is expected to speed the pace of medical discoveries will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and science next month, officials at a New York hospital said Monday...
Man arrested in stabbing death of woman due to be arraigned
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island man arrested in the stabbing of his former girlfriend faces second-degree murder charges...
Upstate NY milk cooperative loses Queens contract
CONSTABLEVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- An upstate New York milk cooperative has lost a contract with a New York City dairy and is scrambling to sell its milk on the spot market...
Bristol-Myers: 2 cancer drugs beat 1 against melanoma
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A study shows giving advanced melanoma patients two new Bristol-Myers drugs together held the deadly skin cancer at bay far longer than just one...
World Trade Center elevators to show time-lapse video of NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- The elevator ride to the top of the World Trade Center takes only 47 seconds...

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