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Budget leaves lawmakers with a long to-do list

March 29, 2015 | 08:49 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget recommendation this year came crammed with big policy ...more»

Mixed reviews for Cuomo's 'Hunger Games' competitive streak

March 27, 2015 | 08:42 AM
It seems to be his nature. From the bruising basketball games he once played ...more»

Judge rejects challenge to Oneidas' tax-exempt land

March 27, 2015 | 08:35 AM
A federal judge on Thursday rejected a challenge to the U.S. Interior Department's ...more»

US defense chief to visit New York's Fort Drum next week

March 27, 2015 | 08:26 AM
The U.S. secretary of defense will be in northern New York to visit Fort Drum, ...more»

New York fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

March 27, 2015 | 08:23 AM
An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, partially destroyed ...more»

Lawsuit seeks complete detail from NY state on alleged abuse

March 26, 2015 | 01:16 PM
The Cuomo administration is fighting an attempt by a legal services group with ...more»

Immigrant students start hunger strike for NY Dream Act

March 26, 2015 | 01:10 PM
About 50 immigrant students who live illegally in New York state have started ...more»

Fight for $15

March 25, 2015 | 03:25 PM
Workers are not satisfied with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal of raising ...more»

Senate creates workforce development task force

March 24, 2015 | 03:48 PM
Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, R-Rockville Centre, announced the creation ...more»

Clergy deliver petition to Gov's Office asking for another $800 million in schools funding

March 24, 2015 | 03:03 PM
An open letter supporting additional funding for public education signed by ...more»

Cuomo stands by ethics ultimatum as NY budget talks heat up

March 24, 2015 | 07:54 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is so far holding firm to a promise not to sign a state budget ...more»

New York religious coalition pans Cuomo's education changes

March 24, 2015 | 07:54 AM
A group of clergy and lay people from around New York is writing to state leaders ...more»

2 boys hospitalized after spending frigid night on mountain

March 24, 2015 | 07:53 AM
Two young brothers who got lost while hiking with their mother to the top of ...more»

Judge dismisses teachers union challenge to NY tax cap

March 24, 2015 | 07:48 AM
A judge has once again dismissed a challenge to New York's property tax cap ...more»

MMA star Ronda Rousey joins lobbying effort in Albany

March 24, 2015 | 07:37 AM
Lobbyists trying to persuade New York lawmakers to legalize mixed martial arts ...more»

Gaming Commission issues request for applications for Southern Tier casino

March 23, 2015 | 03:35 PM
The New York State Gaming Commission on Monday approved a new "Request for ...more»

Voters say, keep ethics, school reform out of budget

March 23, 2015 | 02:34 PM
A majority of New York voters say reforms in ethics and education policies ...more»

No budget without ethics fix, voters say

March 23, 2015 | 01:53 PM
Eighty-four percent of New York state voters say elected officials should be ...more»

Sandra Lee pulled into ethics debate

March 23, 2015 | 01:52 PM
Sandra Lee has built an empire on lifestyle and cooking advice, but it’s ...more»

DEC revises mute swan eradication plan

March 23, 2015 | 01:44 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation has released a revised mute ...more»

Bill would ban ‘Palcohol’ in NY

March 23, 2015 | 01:41 PM
Two state lawmakers have introduced a bill to ban the sale of powdered alcohol ...more»

Small city schools await judge’s decision

March 23, 2015 | 01:41 PM
While struggling small city schools in New York wait for a judge’s decision ...more»

Charter students, parents make case for raising the cap

March 23, 2015 | 01:40 PM
With the state budget on its way, and the big players announcing their budget ...more»
Official: Debris from NYC blast going to secure location
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some debris from an explosion and fire in Manhattan's East Village is being taken to a secure site where it will be examined again for any human remains...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday 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 Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Police ramp up rail-crossing citations after recent crashes
VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) -- A series of crashes involving trains and passenger vehicles - including deadly collisions in New York and California last month - have prompted police to ramp up ticket enforcement at railroad crossings...
Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia
SECO, Ky. (AP) -- Mines built this company town...
Yankees' Teixeira hit on leg by pitch, says he's fine
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has left a minor league intrasquad game after being hit on a leg by a pitch...
MMA amateurs say NY should let them turn pro here
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) -- At the gym just down the road from New York's Capitol, Jimmy Bruce lands a classic left-right boxing combination to the head of Asi Somburu, who responds by dropping and tackling his opponent, a smooth wrestling takedown that has their coach yelling praise...
Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer...
Schumer urges outlawing gender-based wage discrimination
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling for passage of legislation to outlaw gender-based pay discrimination...
NY comptroller reports $1B in February tax refunds
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's comptroller reports approving 1...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
De Blasio, reporters joke at annual NYC Inner Circle show
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio poked fun at himself Saturday night - from his liberal policies to his penchant for tardiness - at the annual Inner Circle charity show...
Duchene, Iginla have 3 points each as Avs beat Sabres 5-3
DENVER (AP) -- Playoffs or not, the Colorado Avalanche are trying to finish the season strong...
Bulls hand Knicks franchise-record 60th loss in 111-80 romp
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls did what so many other teams have done against the Knicks this season: They made it look easy...
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:...
Man arrested in death of Bronx girlfriend.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police have arrested a 53-year-old man on murder and manslaughter charges in connection with the death of his girlfriend in the Bronx...

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