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Cuomo making tour of 3 new upstate casino counties

December 18, 2014 | 07:41 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will visit the three upstate New York counties selected for ...more»

Casinos slated for Schenectady, Seneca, and Sullivan counties

December 17, 2014 | 03:34 PM
The New York state Gaming Commission's Gaming Facility Location Board has approved ...more»

Stakeholders, experts weigh in on fracking decision

December 17, 2014 | 02:19 PM
After more than five years waiting for a decision on high-volume hydraulic ...more»

State DEC, DOH recommend no high-volume hydraulic fracking in NY

December 17, 2014 | 12:40 PM
New York state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martins ...more»

At a glance:Casino proposals for upstate New York

December 17, 2014 | 07:50 AM
New York state has authorized up to four casino licenses to be divided among ...more»

Panel to pick upstate casino sites

December 17, 2014 | 07:49 AM
A state board is expected to decide the locations and developers of up to four ...more»

Most NY teachers rated effective in evaluations

December 17, 2014 | 07:41 AM
Better than nine out of 10 New York school teachers were rated effective or ...more»

The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons

December 17, 2014 | 07:27 AM
Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that ...more»

Tensions mount between NYC mayor, police union

December 16, 2014 | 02:22 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing ...more»

New York casino decision looms

December 16, 2014 | 10:11 AM
The winning proposals for casinos in upstate New York are set to be announced ...more»

Political powerhouse David Garth dies in New York

December 16, 2014 | 10:05 AM
Powerful political adviser David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the ...more»

NYCLU proposes changing police tactics

December 15, 2014 | 02:36 PM
In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, the ...more»

AG settles with landowner charged with polluting NYC reservoir

December 15, 2014 | 02:32 PM
After a Putnam County landowner’s illegal landfill polluted a New York ...more»

Albany County Exec to hold public hearing on 'toxic toys' bill

December 15, 2014 | 02:21 PM
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will hold a public hearing before a final ...more»

Rappers urge Cuomo to reform justice system

December 15, 2014 | 12:14 PM
Hip-hop moguls Jay-Z and Russell Simmons and rapper-actor Common on Wednesday ...more»

Civil rights groups request hearings on justice reform

December 15, 2014 | 12:13 PM
Twelve civil rights groups sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative ...more»

Cuomo says he will offer justice reform package

December 15, 2014 | 12:12 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday a genuine problem exists with the ...more»

New York education chief to join US Ed Department

December 15, 2014 | 12:10 PM
New York’s education commissioner will step down at year’s end ...more»

Green groups, comptroller concerned about DEC funding and staff levels

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli regarding a decrease in funding ...more»

Bill provides a reprieve for NYs mute swans

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A bill introduced by Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz, D-Brooklyn, countering a ...more»

New York to provide company grants, tax breaks

December 15, 2014 | 12:07 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration on Thursday awarded a new round of ...more»

Doctors, scientists, engineers calling for fracking moratorium

December 15, 2014 | 12:06 PM
Health professionals and scientists are raising awareness about the possible ...more»

Welcome Home!

December 15, 2014 | 12:05 PM
The 10th Mountain Division — the Army’s first to be deployed to ...more»
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NYPD: Suspect questioned in assault on officers
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department says a suspect is being questioned in connection with an assault on officers during a Brooklyn Bridge protest last weekend...
Byron Pitts replacing Dan Abrams as ABC 'Nightline' anchor
NEW YORK (AP) -- ABC News says Byron Pitts is taking over for Dan Abrams as a co-anchor of "Nightline...
More New York students graduate despite standards
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's high school graduation rate improved slightly to 76...
Syracuse regroups behind Cooney and Christmas
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Trevor Cooney has given Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim something his Orange desperately needed - a solid game...
Cuomo making tour of 3 new upstate casino counties
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo is visiting the three upstate New York counties selected for new casinos by the state's Gaming Facility Location Board...
Amazon launches 1-hour shipping in Manhattan
SEATTLE (AP) -- Amazon says it is offering one-hour delivery of thousands of basic products to its Prime customers in Manhattan...
NY rapper Bobby Shmurda faces gun, drug charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- An up-and-coming rapper who performs under the name Bobby Shmurda will face gun and drug trafficking charges when an arraignment is unsealed in court...
Poll: Race impacted NY grand jury chokehold vote
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) -- A new poll finds black Americans were significantly more likely than white or Hispanic Americans to believe that the grand jury in the Eric Garner chokehold case would have indicted the police officer involved if Garner had been white rather than black...
NYC Transit: We help those with limited English
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's transit agency says it's addressing the issues cited in a lawsuit filed on behalf of disabled plaintiffs with limited English skills...
Cuomo gets kudos, brickbats on fracking ban
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is getting heaped with praise by environmentalists and scorn by business for a ban on deep hydraulic fracturing for natural gas, even as he insists the decision wasn't his...
AP IMPACT: Abused kids die as authorities fail to protect
BUTTE, Montana (AP) -- At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U...
NYC Transit: We're helping riders with limited English
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's transit agency says it's addressing the issues cited in a lawsuit filed on behalf of disabled plaintiffs with limited English skills...
Bronx man faces prison for bystander's shooting death
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man is facing up to 25 years in prison for firing the bullet that killed a bystander on a Bronx sidewalk in 2011...
Feds sue NYC over Rikers Island jail violence
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal prosecutors have sued New York City to speed reforms at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex...
Father, 28, charged in death of 6-month-old son
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say they've charged a 28-year-old western New York man with manslaughter in the death of his 6-month-old son...

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