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National Guard called in to keep the peace in Baltimore

April 28, 2015 | 12:35 PM
National Guardsmen fanned out across the city, police with riot shields blocked ...more»

Festival-like atmosphere outside Supreme Court

April 28, 2015 | 12:32 PM
Advocates of same-sex marriage filled the sidewalks outside the Supreme Court ...more»

Plea hearing set for NY legislator in expense claims case

April 28, 2015 | 12:31 PM
A federal court hearing has been scheduled for a possible guilty plea by a ...more»

Bill to close campaign finance loophole clears committee

April 28, 2015 | 07:34 AM
The New York Senate Elections Committee advanced legislation Monday to close ...more»

Assembly set to strengthen NY equal pay law for women

April 28, 2015 | 07:33 AM
The state Assembly voted unanimously Monday to close loopholes in the law guaranteeing ...more»

Sheldon Silver slated to enter plea to indictment

April 28, 2015 | 07:31 AM
Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is scheduled to enter ...more»

Bill would require meningitis vaccine for all students

April 27, 2015 | 03:20 PM
A bill would mandate vaccinations for meningitis in standard vaccination schedules ...more»

NYC lawmakers question need for long-time housing construction incentive

April 27, 2015 | 03:17 PM
Lawmakers from both the Senate and the Assembly are calling for an end to New ...more»

Bill would aid disabled job seekers

April 27, 2015 | 03:16 PM
With the help of two local activists, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, D-Rotterdam, ...more»

Oil train inspections uncover 84 defects, some critical

April 27, 2015 | 03:14 PM
Another round of crude oil tank car and rail inspections has ended, with more ...more»

Cuomo is first governor post-detente to visit Cuba

April 27, 2015 | 03:13 PM
New York’s governor last week embarked on a historic trip to Cuba to ...more»

Bill would ban e-cigs inside public places

April 27, 2015 | 03:12 PM
The Conservative Party of New York State is speaking out against legislation ...more»

Midwives want OK to open their own birthing centers

April 27, 2015 | 03:06 PM
The New York State Association of Licensed Midwives were at the Capitol last ...more»

Skelos not stepping down

April 27, 2015 | 03:05 PM
The leader of the New York state Senate said that he won’t resign his ...more»

New program provides mobile English language training

April 27, 2015 | 03:01 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the launch of a new program, the first of its kind ...more»

Colleagues stand by their Senate leader

April 27, 2015 | 03:01 PM
Republican lawmakers in New York backed Senate Leader Dean Skelos on Tuesday ...more»

Kolb: ‘Brittany’s Law’ should be part of equality agenda

April 27, 2015 | 02:58 PM
Assembly minority leader Brian Kolb, R-Canandaigua, is urging his colleagues ...more»

Two-thirds of voters say ethics reforms will be ineffective

April 27, 2015 | 02:45 PM
The majority of New York voters say the recent ethics package passed as part ...more»

Special election to fill congressional, Assembly seats

April 27, 2015 | 01:31 PM
New York is holding a special election on May 5, to fill a congressional vacancy ...more»

17 companies approved for Start-Up NY development program

April 27, 2015 | 01:31 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says another 17 companies have been approved for ...more»

Assembly set to strengthen NY equal pay law for women

April 27, 2015 | 01:28 PM
The state Assembly is set to give final approval to closing loopholes law guaranteeing ...more»

Cuomo signals he wants a 3rd term

April 27, 2015 | 01:27 PM
Andrew Cuomo says he wants to serve as New York's governor for "as long as ...more»

Ex-judge upholds Assembly harassment findings

April 24, 2015 | 10:36 AM
A hearing officer has upheld findings that a former state assemblyman violated ...more»
Barcelona, Man United, Chelsea to play exhibitions in US
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barcelona will play Manchester United in an exhibition game at Santa Clara, California, on July 25 and will meet Chelsea three days later at Landover, Maryland...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Tuesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Patients want faster access to NY medical marijuana
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- With New York's medical marijuana program not planned to start until next year, parents of children with debilitating neurological conditions want Gov...
Donald Trump blames President Obama for Baltimore riots
NEW YORK (AP) -- Celebrity real estate developer Donald Trump is blaming President Barack Obama for the unrest in Baltimore...
JetBlue shares soar to 11-year high on strong earnings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of JetBlue Airways jumped to an 11-year high Tuesday as the airline reported better-than-expected results for its first quarter, thanks to lower fuel prices and higher demand for its flights...
In path of bird migration, Eastern states see possible flu
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The East Coast is bracing for migratory treks of waterfowl that could put numerous states with poultry farms and backyard chicken operations at risk of a bird flu outbreak...
November trial date set for indicted ex-NY Assembly speaker
NEW YORK (AP) -- A November trial date was set Tuesday for the corruption case against former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who after pleading not guilty insisted that he will vindicated...
Boy, 11, dies from head injuries suffered in ATV accident
HAMDEN, N.Y. (AP) -- An 11-year-old upstate New York boy who was hospitalized after an all-terrain vehicle accident has died...
Mother pleads not responsible for stabbing son to death
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A western New York woman who fatally stabbed and strangled her 7-year-old son last year has pleaded not responsible because of mental illness...
Nominees announced for new World Video Game Hall of Fame
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Fifteen video games that have engrossed gamers for untold hours were named finalists Tuesday for the new World Video Game Hall of Fame...
Trade deal poses dilemma for Clinton in Democratic primary
WASHINGTON (AP) -- On a trip to Australia in 2012, Hillary Rodham Clinton lavished praise on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it the "gold standard" in efforts to create open and fair trade...
Ron Perlman to run production firm at upstate New York site
DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) -- Film and television star Ron Perlman plans to establish his movie production company at New York state's nanotechnology site started in suburban Syracuse last year...
Plea hearing set for NY legislator in expense claims case
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A federal court hearing has been scheduled for a possible guilty plea by a longtime state assemblyman from New York City accused filing false claims for travel reimbursements...
Miss Piggy is recipient of prestigious New York museum award
NEW YORK (AP) -- A prestigious award from the Brooklyn Museum honors women who have made outstanding contributions in their fields...
NY relatives of those killed by police call for prosecutor
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The relatives of eight people killed by police say they're coming to Albany to demand that Gov...
Dispute outside church leaves 2 fatally shot, 4 injured
NEW YORK (AP) -- A gunfight broke out on a Brooklyn street during a funeral service where at least one shooter returned fire from inside the church vestibule, leaving two dead and four others injured, according to police...
Miss Piggy recipient of prestigious museum award
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Museum's Sackler Center First Awards honors women who've made outstanding contributions in their fields...
NY Little Italy museum, Italian-American elder reach deal
NEW YORK (AP) -- An 85-year-old resident who faced eviction from her apartment in Manhattan's Little Italy has until June 30 to leave under an agreement reached with her landlord - the Italian American Museum...

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