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De Blasio seeks permanent mayoral control of NYC schools

February 25, 2015 | 03:44 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio requested funding for education, affordable ...more»

Silver's lawyers wants bribe case tossed because of Preetís comments

February 25, 2015 | 03:09 PM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn't mince words after bringing bribery charges ...more»

Alzheimerís advocates urge support for governor's budget

February 24, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Advocates for ending Alzheimer’s disease came to Albany on Feb. 24 to ...more»

Corruption in state government is a serious problem, say nine-out-of-ten state voters

February 24, 2015 | 12:08 PM
Ninety-two percent of New York voters say corruption in state government is ...more»

New York governor urges probe of teacher evaluations

February 24, 2015 | 08:03 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged the state Education Department to investigate the ...more»

Casino bidder: Attorney general probing selection process

February 24, 2015 | 08:02 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the state's recent ...more»

West Virginia accident renews concerns over oil trains in NY

February 23, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Two recent oil train derailments in Ontario and West Virginia renewed calls ...more»

NY keeps spending more on aging highways and bridges

February 23, 2015 | 02:03 PM
New York has steadily increased spending on highways and bridges over the past ...more»

Assemblywoman on short list for national honor

February 23, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, D-Elmont, has been nominated for the 2015 ...more»

Gamblersí optimism?

February 23, 2015 | 02:00 PM
For anyone betting on the Northeast’s casino bonanza, the odds are long ...more»

Could recent scandals revive plan for an Albany corruption museum?

February 23, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Many cities are known for their rich heritage. Detroit has automobiles. New ...more»

Anti-Common Core Party now the Reform Party

February 23, 2015 | 01:58 PM
Following the sign off from Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss, Onondaga County ...more»

The Big Ugly

February 23, 2015 | 01:56 PM
New York lawmakers complain that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is injecting too many big ...more»

Cuomo lists detailed ethics reforms in revised budget plan

February 23, 2015 | 01:29 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday proposed detailed ethics reforms meant ...more»

De Blasio to head to Albany to push NYC's agenda

February 23, 2015 | 01:25 PM
Rent control. A higher minimum wage. The Dream Act. Greater investments in ...more»

Gamblers' optimism? Casino money misses states'expectations

February 17, 2015 | 12:50 PM
For anyone betting on the Northeast's casino bonanza, the odds are long on ...more»

Court: State law trumps local limits on sex offender homes

February 17, 2015 | 12:49 PM
New York's highest court ruled Tuesday that state law determines where sex ...more»
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Snow alert and travel advisory for NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- A snow alert and travel advisory are in effect in New York City until Monday morning...
Sharks trade Sheppard to Rangers for draft pick
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- The San Jose Sharks traded forward James Sheppard to the New York Rangers on Sunday for a fourth-round draft pick in 2016 in the team's latest move for the future...
New round of snow could push Boston to season record
BOSTON (AP) -- After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England entered March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Arizona sends Keith Yandle to Rangers for 2 players, picks
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- The New York Rangers acquired a big piece in their push for another deep playoff run, picking up All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle in a trade with the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
NY State Police open hotline to report campus sex assaults
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- In an effort to respond better to sexual assaults at colleges and universities, the New York State Police has established a new 24-hour hotline to take reports...
Syracuse police investigate shots fired outside sports bar
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse police say they're investigating after shots were fired outside a city sports bar during a fight in the parking lot involving an off-duty state corrections officer...
Doc Almon wins feature at snowy Aqueduct
NEW YORK (AP) -- Doc Almon rallied in the snow to edge Loki's Vengeance by a nose Sunday in the $69,000 allowance feature at Aqueduct...
New York City mayor marches in gay pre-St. Patrick's parade
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of participants at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly St...
Taylor scores 20 points, leads Rider over Marist 59-49
LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) -- Jimmie Taylor hit four 3-pointers and finished with 20 points to lead Rider over Marist 59-49 on Sunday as the Broncs tied a school record for most regular season wins...
Yankees' Alex Rodriguez nearing 1st spring game
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez feels fine after his first week of workouts, and will leave the decision of when he makes his spring training debut to New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi...
By the numbers: Northeast colder, snowier than normal
Here's a look at average temperatures for February 2015, normal average temperatures for February, snowfalls this winter and snowfalls for a normal winter around the Northeast:...
Niagara edges Fairfield 57-56
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Dominique Reid had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Matt Scott made two free throws with 23 seconds left to give Niagara a 57-56 win over Fairfield on Sunday...
Saint Peter's beats MAAC's conference leader Iona, 68-60
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Desi Washington scored 19 points and Tyler Gaskins added 16 as Saint Peter's beat conference leader Iona 68-60 on Sunday to lock up the No...
Manhattan outlasts Quinnipiac 69-65
RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Emmy Andujar scored 18 points, Ashton Pankey added 17 and Manhattan outlasted Quinnipiac 69-65 on Sunday...
Brrr! February brought record cold, snow to Northeast
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Hardy souls who shivered and shoveled their way through February in the Northeast now have evidence of just how brutal the weather was, with record cold in at least eight cities and record snowfall in Boston...

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