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Voters approve 99 percent of New York school budgets

May 22, 2015 | 11:38 AM
New York voters have again approved nearly all school budgets put before them ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 22, 2015 | 11:36 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

DEC reconsiders oil transfer facility at Port of Albany

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
T wo Capital District state lawmakers are praising a decision by the DEC that ...more»

‘Brittany’s Law’ would create a registry of violent felons

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims’ families are calling for the passage ...more»

Wage board to consider fast food wage hike

May 22, 2015 | 11:33 AM
Fast-food workers raised their voices across New York last Wednesday to demand ...more»

Bill prohibits sex offenders from holding leadership positions in schools

May 22, 2015 | 11:32 AM
The Senate passed legislation (S.4153), sponsored by Senator Kenneth LaValle, ...more»

Lawmakers hope to shame companies whose employees rely on public assistance

May 22, 2015 | 11:31 AM
Sen. Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Michael Blake say they will introduce a ...more»

Strong ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good-government coalition

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
New York’s leading good government groups last Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew ...more»

Senator’s son gets 6-month sentence

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
The son of the New York state Senate’s No. 2 Republican has been sentenced ...more»

Bill removes obstacles to recovering abducted children

May 22, 2015 | 11:22 AM
When Scott Berne was a young child, he was taken to five different countries ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit

May 22, 2015 | 11:09 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten

May 22, 2015 | 07:36 AM
More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released ...more»

Little interest in Gov. Cuomo's summit on purging emails

May 22, 2015 | 07:33 AM
There should be plenty of seats available at Friday's meeting called by Democratic ...more»

NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

May 22, 2015 | 07:32 AM
New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental ...more»

O'Donnell calls on governor to ban state-sponsored travel to Louisiana

May 21, 2015 | 02:15 PM
A day after Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order protecting ...more»

Thruway board approves 2015 budget without toll hikes

May 21, 2015 | 02:08 PM
The Thruway Authority board has approved a revised budget for 2015 without ...more»

AARP warns of 'Gen-Xodus'

May 21, 2015 | 02:06 PM
A majority of New Yorkers turning 50 this year worry about not saving enough ...more»

Legislature hosts Consul General of Italy

May 21, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Sen. David Carlucci, president of the Conference of Italian-American state ...more»

Ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good government coalition

May 20, 2015 | 06:58 AM
New York's leading good government groups on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 20, 2015 | 06:56 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

'Brittany's Law' would create a violent felon registry

May 19, 2015 | 07:30 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims' families were at the state Capitol Monday ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit proposal

May 19, 2015 | 07:24 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

Regulators say 11 lenders to monitor vacant properties

May 19, 2015 | 07:23 AM
New York regulators said Monday that 11 lenders have agreed to monitor and ...more»
Mets 3B Wright going to California to see back specialist
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mets third baseman David Wright has been sent to California to work with the staff of back specialist Dr...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Monday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Questions raised over slaying by retired guard in NYC subway
NEW YORK (AP) -- At the height of the evening rush in Brooklyn, Gilbert Drogheo took a subway ride that he didn't survive...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
National Missing Children's Day is observed on Monday
NEW YORK (AP) -- National Missing Children's Day is being observed simultaneously with Memorial Day...
Air France flight gets military escort to NYC after threat
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say U.S. military jets have escorted an Air France airliner to New York's Kennedy Airport after a threat was made against the flight...
Anglers urged to monitor live bait for juvenile Asian carp
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- State fishery regulators are asking anglers to monitor live bait purchases for juvenile Asian carp...
Upstate NY man dies in motorcycle crash
ATHENS, N.Y. (AP) -- New York State Police are investigating a head-on crash between a car and a motorcycle that left the motorcyclist dead...
Waco biker shootings won't affect Lake George cycle rally
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) -- The organizer of a massive, weeklong motorcycle rally in upstate New York says the fatal shootout between rival biker gangs in Texas won't affect this year's event...
New York husband and wife killed in Vermont motorcycle crash
WOODFORD, Vt. (AP) -- State Police say a husband and wife from Troy, New York, were killed when the motorcycle they were on hit a guardrail on Vermont Route 9 in Woodford...
Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U...
NY proposes changes in deer, turkey hunting seasons
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is accepting public comments through June 29 on regulatory proposals for hunting and trapping of wild turkey, deer and fisher...
Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression...
GOP lawmaker: NY lawmakers must act on ethics
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The leader of the Republican minority in New York's state Assembly says legislators must pass ethics reforms before adjourning next month...
NY lawmaker backs state benefits for gay veterans
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York lawmaker says the state should ensure that military veterans discharged for their sexual orientation under the U...
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
Jacob Lindgren's Yankees arrival: 'Who are you?'
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jacob Lindgren took a taxi from his Manhattan hotel and arrived at Yankee Stadium about seven hours before game time Sunday...
Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium as Williams' No. 51 retired
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher's mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored suits rather than the pinstriped baseball uniforms in which they earned fame and fortune...
Rangers beat Yanks 5-2 for New York's 10th loss in 11 games
NEW YORK (AP) -- Even before meeting up with Josh Hamilton, the Texas Rangers are streaking...

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