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NY budget: school funding hike, legislator disclosure deal

March 30, 2015 | 05:14 AM
Top New York state lawmakers and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a budget deal ...more»

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»

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»

Senate creates workforce development task force

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

Public housing tenants seek budget increase for repairs, safety

March 23, 2015 | 01:40 PM
Hundreds of public housing residents and their advocates joined state legislators ...more»

Christian lobbyists make their voices heard

March 23, 2015 | 01:38 PM
New Yorker’s Family Research Foundation, which lobbies for for New York’s ...more»

Santorum: 2016 GOP field reflects diverse voices, ideas

March 23, 2015 | 01:37 PM
Former presidential candidate and U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum said Tuesday that ...more»

Bill raises penalties for meth use and possession

March 19, 2015 | 02:41 PM
The Senate passed a bill (S.1150) that would increase penalties for the possession ...more»
Nets keep up playoff push, beat Lakers for 3rd straight win
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alan Anderson patrolled the locker room area in a Michigan State hat, screaming "Spartan!" so loudly that his teammates wondered how they could live with him for the next week...
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:...
NY budget: school funding hike, legislator disclosure deal
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Top New York state lawmakers and Gov...
Nebraska-Omaha beats RIT 4-0 to reach Frozen Four
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Ryan Massa made 40 saves and Nebraska-Omaha beat Rochester Institute of Technology 4-0 on Sunday night in the NCAA Midwest Regional final to advance to the Frozen Four for the first time...
Official: 2 found dead in rubble believed to be missing men
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two bodies were found Sunday amid rubble from the Manhattan apartment building collapse three days earlier and authorities said everyone was accounted for since the apparent gas explosion that caused a massive fire and altogether leveled three buildings and damaged a fourth...
Islanders hold on to beat Red Wings 5-4
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Winless at home all month and slipping in the standings, the New York Islanders needed this one in a big way...
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:...
Coney Island roller coaster mishap briefly strands riders
NEW YORK (AP) -- A roller coaster at New York City's Coney Island amusement park got stuck on the first day of the season, leaving passengers briefly stranded atop the wooden structure...
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:...
Louisville squanders lead, loses 76-70 to Spartans in OT
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Wayne Blackshear almost willed Louisville to another trip to the Final Four...
Brooklyn roller coaster mishap briefly strands riders
NEW YORK (AP) -- A roller coaster at Brooklyn's Coney Island amusement park got stuck on the first day of the season, leaving passengers briefly stranded atop the wooden structure...
Spartans Final Four-bound after 76-70 OT win over Louisville
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn't going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four...
Ovechkin, Chimera score 2 each in Caps' win over Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Washington Capitals showed the urgency of a team that hasn't secured a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs...
Gee pitches 7 innings as Mets defeat Cardinals 3-2
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Dillon Gee allowed singles to four of his first five batters, then settled in to pitch seven innings Sunday in the New York Mets' 3-2 win over the St...
A-Rod debut at first base as Yanks beat Astros 7-0
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the New York Yankees' 7-0 win over the Houston Astros...
1 dead, 5 hurt when tractor-trailer hits minivan on Northway
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say one person has died and five others are being treated at Albany Medical Center for injuries after a tractor-trailer plowed into a minivan that had slowed or stopped with a flat tire on Interstate 87, the Adirondack Northway, in Saratoga County...
Stanford's Randle chases school scoring record, title at NIT
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Chasson Randle has no problem saying it: The Stanford star believes he can score against anybody...

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