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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»

State DEC, DOH recommend no high-volume hydraulic fracking in NY

December 17, 2014 | 12:40 PM
New York state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martins ...more»

At a glance:Casino proposals for upstate New York

December 17, 2014 | 07:50 AM
New York state has authorized up to four casino licenses to be divided among ...more»

Panel to pick upstate casino sites

December 17, 2014 | 07:49 AM
A state board is expected to decide the locations and developers of up to four ...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»

New York casino decision looms

December 16, 2014 | 10:11 AM
The winning proposals for casinos in upstate New York are set to be announced ...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»

The morning line on casino locations

December 15, 2014 | 03:18 PM
With the state’s Gaming Facility Location Board set to announce its decision ...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 NYs 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»
Richard C. Hottelet, last of original 'Murrow's Boys,' dies
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Richard C. Hottelet, the last of the original "Murrow's Boys," the pioneering group of wartime journalists hired by CBS radio newsman Edward R...
New York will move to prohibit fracking
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration will move to prohibit fracking in the state, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique...
NYC comptroller could settle with Garner family
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer may attempt to negotiate a settlement of the $75 million civil rights claim brought forth by Eric Garner's family...
Customs & Border Protection launch wait time app
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- People entering the United States from Canada or Mexico have a new tool to avoid long waits at the border...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Wednesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Defense attorneys march in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of defense attorneys in New York City are protesting police killings of unarmed black men...
Attorney: Psychiatric defense unlikely in death of NY boy, 4
NEW YORK (AP) -- A caregiver accused of beating and starving a 4-year-old New York City boy isn't planning to pursue a psychiatric defense in her murder case...
2 wisteria lamps centerpiece of Tiffany auction
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two nearly identical Tiffany wisteria lamps designed in 1901 have sold for over $1 million each at auction...
On Kickstarter, everyone wants to be 'Staff Pick'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Want your project to get selected as a "Staff Pick" on crowdfunding site Kickstarter?...
Sabres return Grigorenko to AHL Rochester
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Buffalo Sabres center Mikhail Grigorenko is heading back to the minors after a one-game NHL stint...
NY Medicaid proposal for covering transgender treatment
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York officials have proposed authorizing coverage for transgender treatment under the state's Medicaid program for low-income New Yorkers...
Pampered pets that don duds move to the mainstream
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- These clothing designers have to think about pattern, fabric and fit - as well as where to put the poo bags...
NYC mayor to meet with Garner protesters
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to meet with organizers of the protests over the death of Eric Garner...
12-year-old boy in custody after school stabbing
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a 12-year-old girl inside a Syracuse public school...
AP sources: NFL employees turn over phone, email records
Nearly 500 employees at NFL headquarters in New York turned over phone and email records to investigators looking into how Commissioner Roger Goodell and his staff pursued and handled evidence in the Ray Rice case, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday...
Woman to plead guilty to $247K theft from agency
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) -- The lawyer for a woman charged with stealing nearly $250,000 from a central New York public transportation agency says she plans to plead guilty...
Columbia announces 14 winners of duPont prizes
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigative reports, historical series and two documentaries are among the 14 winning entries in this year's Alfred I...
Cops release names of 3 killed in 3-vehicle crash
PHELPS, N.Y. (AP) -- State police have released the names of the three people killed in a three-vehicle collision on a rural western New York road...

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