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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»
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday 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 Saturday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
DWI charges for woman who sought driving job
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a northern New York woman has been arrested on charges of driving drunk after trying to apply for a job - as a driver for a social services agency...
Prosecutors: Fraudster used funds to freeze wife
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prosecutors say an accused New York financial fraudster used backers' money to have his wife's body cryogenically frozen...
DWI charges for NY woman who sought driving job
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a northern New York woman has been arrested on charges of driving drunk after trying to apply for a job - as a driver for a social services agency...
Crime in NYC drops even as tactics draw criticism
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even as New York's police department takes heat for its tactics in the outrage over the Eric Garner chokehold case, year-end crime statistics show two clear trends: low-level arrests are holding steady and overall crime continues to fall...
3 arrested in tire, rim thefts at Belmont track
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say they've zeroed in on suspects who have been taking tires and rims from new cars parked at New York's Belmont Park race track for months...
More crime lows in NYC despite rising complaints
NEW YORK (AP) -- Low-level arrests remained steady and crime continues to fall even while the NYPD is grappling with its image...
Sabres recall Grigorenko for game against Avs
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Center Mikhail Grigorenko is back with the Buffalo Sabres for the second time in a week after being recalled from the minors...
Winners, losers in upstate NY casino decision
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Upstate New York's new casinos won't open for a couple of years, but there are already plenty of winners and losers as the state follows through with its gambling expansion...
2 Hamptons towns ban some plastic checkout bags
EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Two townships in New York's tony Hamptons have banned some plastic checkout bags, joining a number of communities nationwide and the state of California...
Special ed provider sentenced in NY no-show scam
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former special education provider who admitted bilking New York public school systems by paying his relatives for doing little to nothing has been sentenced to repay over $400,000 and serve five years' probation...
Motorcyclist killed in Long Island driveway crash
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a motorcyclist has been killed after colliding with a car pulling into a driveway on Long Island...
NY law limits probes of unconventional medicine
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York law has been changed to prohibit state investigations of doctors for unconventional treatments of diseases, specifically including Lyme disease...
NY man admits to fraud in failed airport project
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- A second owner of a failed small airport project in central New York has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud...
NY enlists movie theaters in fight against heroin
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Moviegoers in New York state will now see public service announcements warning of the dangers of heroin use...
NY Thruway's $2 billion budget has $1B for bridge
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York Thruway Authority's $2 billion budget plan for next year includes nearly $1 billion to keep building a new Tappan Zee Bridge in the lower Hudson Valley...
New York state parks hosting New Year's Day hikes
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York state parks system is inviting the public to start the new year with guided hikes at more than two dozen parks and state historic sites...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Millionaires Club' game
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Millionaires Club" game were:...

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