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Cuomo speaks out on the state budget

March 26, 2015 | 03:26 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo released the following statement Thursday regarding budget ...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»

Speaker: Minimum wage hike should be part of budget

March 26, 2015 | 01:10 PM
Raising New York's minimum wage must be a part of negotiations over the state ...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»

Budget talks center on ethics, education

March 25, 2015 | 09:11 AM
Education and ethics continued to dominate New York state budget talks Tuesday ...more»

Senate passes MMA bill for the sixth year in a row

March 25, 2015 | 08:33 AM
The Senate on Tuesday night passed legislation for the sixth consecutive year ...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»

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»
Teachers to protest Cuomo as NY budget talks continue
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Minimum wage increases, spending on schools and a requirement that lawmakers disclose their legal clients hang in the balance as New York lawmakers work to finalize a state budget...
NHL broadcaster arrested after incident at Buffalo casino
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Arizona Coyotes radio analyst Nick Boynton has been placed on a leave of absence by the team after being involved in a disturbance at the casino in Buffalo while in town for Thursday night's game against the Sabres...
Suburban New York police giving patrol officers body cameras
FREEPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- A small suburban police department on Long Island is issuing body cameras to its patrol officers...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
House passes bill to support families of slain NYC police
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to help people making donations to the families of two slain New York City police officers...
Funeral held for New Jersey cop killed in wrong-way NY crash
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) -- A funeral has been held for an off-duty New Jersey policeman killed in a wrong-way crash in New York that also left a friend dead and two fellow officers seriously injured...
New York state park gets $4 million Rockefeller donation
SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. (AP) -- The Rockefeller State Park Preserve in New York has received a $4 million donation from David Rockefeller...
Funeral for police officer killed in wrong-way crash
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) -- Mourners are remembering an off-duty New Jersey police officer killed in a wrong-way crash in New York that also left one man dead and two other officers seriously injured...
Scholastic reports wider 3Q loss
NEW YORK (AP) -- Scholastic reported a wider fiscal third-quarter loss than a year ago, even as the popularity of its Minecraft video game guides and other children's books helped lift revenue...
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi received $19.1M pay package in 2014
NEW YORK (AP) -- PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi was given a pay package worth $19...
19 students charged after fight at upstate NY high school
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say they've charged 19 students, 18 of them girls, in connection with a brawl that broke out at an upstate New York high school...
Fort Drum's new commander is familiar face at US Army post
FORT DRUM, N.Y. (AP) -- The U.S. Army's' 10th Mountain Division has a new commander, but he's someone many of the soldiers have already served under...
Man found guilty of killing woman in grocery store in '13
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) -- A 35-year-old man has been found guilty of fatally shooting a woman inside a Hudson Valley grocery store in the summer of 2013...
Police release name of man whose body was found on tracks
MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police have released the name of the man whose body was found on railroad tracks after he was struck by a freight train near the entrance an upstate New York rail yard...
Man accused of selling heroin to undercover officer
FRANKLIN SQUARE, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York City man is accused of selling heroin to an undercover police officer in the presence of his wife and toddler...
Mom claims 1st grader was attacked by older students
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City mother claims a group of eight graders assaulted her 7-year-old daughter when she refused to join their public school fight club...
New York City man accused of cyber harassment in New Jersey
HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities are accusing a New York City man of making random sexual video phone calls to New Jersey residents...
Police: 2nd arrest made in Hudson Valley woman's homicide
HYDE PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say they've made another arrest in connection with their investigation into the death of a woman whose body was found at a former psychiatric center in the Hudson Valley...

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