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NY'ers united against legislative pay raise, split on fracking

December 19, 2014 | 10:23 AM
According to a Siena College Poll released Friday, New Yorkers are strongly ...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»

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»

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 NY’s 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»

Zimpher receives Rockefeller award

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher has become the latest recipient of the prestigious ...more»

Court says Indian Point is exempt from state program

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
The Indian Point nuclear power plant on the lower Hudson River is exempt from ...more»

Following toddler’s death, a call to childproof liquid nicotine bottles

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
A recent tragic incident in Fort Plain, Montgomery County, is refocusing attention ...more»

In new guidelines, treatment for gender dysphoria cannot be denied

December 15, 2014 | 12:03 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last Thursday that private insurers must now pay ...more»
Cardinal Dolan mourns slain NYPD officers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cardinal Timothy Dolan called the death of two police officers ambushed in their car "brutal and irrational" and expressed his solidarity and love for their fellow officers...
Authorities ID woman shot by man who killed of 2 NYPD cops
TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- Authorities in Maryland are identifying a woman who was shot by the same man who killed two NYPD officers before shooting himself to death...
Correction: Rangers-Hurricanes story
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- In a story Dec. 20 about the New York Rangers' win over the Carolina Hurricanes, The Associated Press misspelled the name of Rangers player Kevin Klein...
2 cops ambushed, fatally shot in car; gunman kills himself
NEW YORK (AP) -- The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner...
Pats' Edelman, Blount out; Jets' Wilkerson active
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman and running back LeGarrette Blount will not play against the New York Jets on Sunday because of injuries...
NY farmers lament lost opportunity for gas riches
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- While environmental groups are taking victory laps over New York's decision to ban fracking, farmers like Binghamton apple grower David Johnson are grieving over lost financial opportunities...
Oneida Indian Nation to build new NY casino
CHITTENANGO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Oneida Indian Nation has announced plans to open a $20 million casino with a "Wizard of Oz" theme in the village where Oz author L...
States trying to lure lawyers into rural practice
CORSICA, S.D. (AP) -- By landing a steady job in a hopping metropolis, Jake Fischer achieved the dream of many who finished law school during the Great Recession...
New York man caught in Georgia convicted of murder
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York man who was arrested in Georgia a week after a fatal shooting at home has been convicted of murder...
Reaction to the fatal shootings of 2 NYC police officers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Reaction to the fatal shooting of two New York City police officers on Saturday by a gunman who, according to authorities, announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
Staten leads No. 22 West Virginia past NC State
NEW YORK (AP) -- Juwan Staten made some key shots to help No...
Michael Brown's family condemns shootings of NYC officers
The family of Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, has released a statement condemning the shooting deaths of two New York City officers...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
Obama: No justification for murder of NYC police
HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Lotto" game were:...
Tanguay scores 2 goals, Avalanche beat Sabres 5-1
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Calvin Pickard backstopped the Colorado Avalanche to their most complete victory of the season...
Islanders rally late, stun Lightning 3-1
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Once the New York Islanders finally figured out 20-year-old goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy, doing it again proved to be simple...
Moore, Thompson lead George Mason over Iona 86-81
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Marquise Moore scored a career-high 23 points and Shevon Thompson scored 13 and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead George Mason over Iona 86-81 on Saturday night...

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