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Assembly facing historic change in leadership

February 01, 2015 | 07:33 AM
The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was ...more»

DOH confirms college student with measles traveled by train across New York

January 31, 2015 | 10:34 AM
Health officials say a New York college student who now has measles recently ...more»

Cuomo vetoes bill to change police discipline

January 31, 2015 | 08:12 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed legislation to subject police disciplinary ...more»

Wage board suggests $7.50 wage for tipped workers

January 31, 2015 | 08:11 AM
Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 ...more»

Rochester legislator drops bid to lead NY Assembly

January 30, 2015 | 01:00 PM
A third candidate to lead New York's Assembly has dropped out and thrown his ...more»

New York Police to beef up DWI enforcement Super Bowl Sunday

January 30, 2015 | 12:21 PM
Police in New York will be on the lookout for drunken drivers on Super Bowl ...more»

Another candidate for NY Assembly speaker drops out

January 30, 2015 | 07:33 AM
Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, a longtime legislator from Brooklyn, dropped his ...more»

Thruway chief: Tappan Zee 'on-time and on-budget'

January 29, 2015 | 02:50 PM
The new acting commissioner of the New York Thruway Authority said his organization ...more»

Sen. Libous' son convicted of under-reporting income to IRS

January 27, 2015 | 02:48 PM
The son of Sen. Tom Libous has been convicted in federal court of lying on ...more»

Senate passes bills to better protect NY'ers from sex offenders

January 27, 2015 | 11:51 AM
The Senate passed a package of seven bills Monday that would extend protections ...more»

Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia Airport

January 27, 2015 | 07:19 AM
Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing ...more»

Calls for ouster of Assembly speaker increase

January 27, 2015 | 07:17 AM
Control of the state Assembly hung in the balance Monday night as longtime ...more»

Moral Monday coalition says Cuomo's budget a good start, but doesn't go far enough

January 26, 2015 | 02:49 PM
A coalition of community, faith and labor leaders rallied in the War Room in ...more»

Cuomo pushes women’s rights package in budget

January 26, 2015 | 02:25 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to advocate a package of bills intended to advance ...more»

More restrictions on e-cigs proposed

January 26, 2015 | 02:24 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed banning electronic cigarettes from all the public ...more»

Gov. urges civil rights law for transgender New Yorkers

January 26, 2015 | 02:24 PM
The governor is calling for an amendment to the state’s civil rights ...more»

Budget Highlights

January 26, 2015 | 02:22 PM
EDUCATION: · Increase school funding by $1.1 billion. · Raise the ...more»

Gov. Cuomo keeping the Dream alive

January 26, 2015 | 02:20 PM
More than 50 students and advocates attended a rally in the Well of the Legislative ...more»

Fracktivists say ‘Thank you Governor’

January 26, 2015 | 02:19 PM
Environmentalists and anti-fracking activists rallied at the Empire State Plaza ...more»

Zimpher hopes to increase SUNY grads

January 26, 2015 | 02:18 PM
The chancellor of the State University of New York unveiled an ambitious goal ...more»

Proposal would allow more charter schools

January 26, 2015 | 02:17 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to allow an additional 100 charter schools in New York. ...more»

Governor wants to change how NY’s youth are prosecuted

January 26, 2015 | 02:16 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a policy change recommended by a panel of criminal ...more»

Cuomo: Touts plan to reform police-community relations

January 26, 2015 | 02:15 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a multipart plan to improve police-community relations ...more»
Driver dead after crashing into A train pillar in Queens
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 28-year-old man is dead after he crashed his car into a support pillar for an elevated subway train in Queens...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
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:...
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:...
7-alarm warehouse fire burns in Brooklyn; 1 injury reported
NEW YORK (AP) -- Giant clouds of smoke rose from a 7-alarm fire that destroyed a warehouse and floated across Brooklyn and into Manhattan on Saturday - a day so cold that water trickling across the helmets of a small army of firefighters quickly froze...
China's Hang Zhou wins World Cup aerials event
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) -- China's Hang Zhou won the World Cup aerials event Saturday at Whiteface Mountain and Australia's Renee McElduff topped the women's field...
Health warning issued for NYC warehouse fire
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City health officials are advising people who are downwind of a massive warehouse fire to stay inside...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
McGlynn scores 22 points; Towson cruises past Hofstra 86-72
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Four McGlynn scored 22 points and five Towson players reached double figures in an 86-72 victory over Hofstra on Saturday night...
Lundqvist, Nash lift Rangers over Hurricanes 4-1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Henrik Lundqvist took a puck to the throat and was scared and in pain...
La Salle coasts to 66-56 win over St. Bonaventure
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) -- Jordan Price scored 24 points, including four 3-pointers, to lead La Salle to a 66-56 win over St...
Iona rallies to top St. Peter's 68-61 in OT
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- A.J. English scored 21 points and made two clutch plays in the closing seconds of regulation and Iona scored the last seven points of overtime from the foul line to beat St...
Tillotson's shot lifts Colgate over Bucknell 71-69
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Austin Tillotson scored 24 points, including the game-winner with 1...
Columbia hits 14 3s, runs away from Brown 86-65
NEW YORK (AP) -- Kyle Castlin had 21 points and a career-high nine rebounds as Columbia made 14 3-pointers and pulled away late for an 86-65 win over Brown on Saturday...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Yale remains unbeaten in Ivy, top Cornell 65-57
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) -- Justin Sears scored 19 points and Javier Duren added 16 points and 11 rebounds as Yale remained unbeaten in Ivy League play with a 65-57 win over Cornell Saturday...
Bowles wins first AP Assistant Coach award
PHOENIX (AP) -- Todd Bowles has won the first Associated Press NFL Assistant Coach Of The Year award...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday 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 Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Tatar, Nyquist score on power play, Red Wings beat Islanders
DETROIT (AP) -- Outshot, the Detroit Red Wings did the most with what they got...

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