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For Obama, a bumpy road to immigration orders

November 21, 2014 | 10:57 AM
President Barack Obama's sweeping immigration executive orders cap a turbulent, ...more»

As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concerns

November 21, 2014 | 10:49 AM
A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ...more»

Cuomo remains in Western NY to monitor snow emergency

November 20, 2014 | 12:16 PM
Additional lake-effect snow fell in Western New York today, raising the snowfall ...more»

Cuomo: Expect 4-5 day cleanup for 'historic' snow

November 20, 2014 | 07:42 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the Buffalo area is in the middle of a three-phase storm ...more»

Round 2: Buffalo faces another wintry wallop

November 20, 2014 | 07:41 AM
A new blast of lake-effect snow pounded Buffalo for a third day on Thursday, ...more»

Cuomo declares state of emergency in Western New York

November 19, 2014 | 02:49 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Western New York Wednesday to tour the area which ...more»

State leaders condemn deadly Jerusalem attack

November 18, 2014 | 02:57 PM
State leaders are responding to a deadly attack in Jerusalem Tuesday that killed ...more»

Latest security breach at Brooklyn Bridge spurs new legislation

November 18, 2014 | 02:52 PM
Lawmakers are seeking to introduce harsher penalties for trespassing on high-profile ...more»

Deutsch to head Fiscal Policy Institute

November 18, 2014 | 10:55 AM
The Board of Directors of the Fiscal Policy Institute has announced that Ron ...more»

DiNapoli eyes municipal finances, contractor use

November 18, 2014 | 08:59 AM
After a solid win at the polls, New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli plans ...more»

Hotline for reporting poachers, polluters

November 18, 2014 | 08:58 AM
New York conservation officials have established a toll-free hotline for reporting ...more»

NY appeals Tappan Zee Bridge loan rejection

November 18, 2014 | 08:56 AM
New York state has formally appealed a federal rejection of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s ...more»

4 banks agree to use NY database against illegal payday loans

November 18, 2014 | 08:55 AM
New York financial regulators say four more banks have agreed to use the state’s ...more»

Pipeline builders accused of misleading NJ residents

November 18, 2014 | 08:54 AM
Environmental groups are accusing Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC of resorting ...more»

Silk Road 2.0 shuttered by law enforcement

November 18, 2014 | 08:52 AM
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for New York’s Southern District, ...more»

New York sees drop in gun death rate

November 18, 2014 | 08:51 AM
According to a recent report by the Violence Policy Center, New York state’s ...more»

Farm Bureau, Biz Council and county leaders fighting proposed water regulations

November 18, 2014 | 08:50 AM
A new coalition has been formed to fight a proposed rule change by the EPA ...more»

NYC Council approves greenhouse gas cuts

November 18, 2014 | 08:47 AM
The City Council has overwhelmingly approved legislation requiring New York ...more»

NY providing $206M for 4 renewable energy projects

November 18, 2014 | 08:45 AM
New York has committed $206 million to four large upstate clean energy projects. ...more»

OCFS gets new commish

November 18, 2014 | 08:44 AM
New York has a new commissioner for the agency overseeing state child care ...more»

Empire Center report shines light on ‘double-dipping’ by public employees

November 18, 2014 | 08:43 AM
Gazette staff writerA waiver allowing retired state and local government employees ...more»

NY health exchange premiums to rise

November 18, 2014 | 08:40 AM
Deductibles and co-payments will be flat but premiums will rise about 4.5 percent ...more»

NY approves new round of P-TECH partnerships

November 18, 2014 | 08:38 AM
New York is in line for more so-called P-TECH schools that allow students to ...more»
TV-over-Internet service Aereo seeks Chapter 11
NEW YORK (AP) -- Aereo, an online startup that tried to offer a cheaper alternative to cable TV, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection less than five months after an unfavorable ruling by the U...
Brooklyn man sentenced for role in cybercrime ring
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Brooklyn man has been sentenced to prison for his role in an international cybercrime ring that hacked into the computers of more than a dozen financial institutions and the U...
As snow ends, roof collapses, floods are concerns
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads...
Unarmed man killed by police in NY housing complex
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say an unarmed 28-year-old man coming out of his girlfriend's Brooklyn apartment was fatally shot by a rookie cop in a darkened stairwell in a likely accident...
Pilot program means to educate New York boxers
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The City University of New York and state boxing officials are starting a pilot program to educate professional and amateur fighters toward careers outside the ring...
Democrats preparing for Hillary Clinton campaign
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton's staunchest supporters held a daylong strategy session Friday to prepare for a 2016 presidential bid - even though she has yet to announce whether she will launch one...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday 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 Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY police psychologist arrested in shooting
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a New York Police Department psychologist has been arrested in the shooting of her husband at their suburban home...
Closed Thruway section to reopen with restrictions
CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the 132-mile section of the Thruway closed since Tuesday because of a massive lake-effect snow storm in western New York will reopen later Friday with restrictions...
Worker charged in glass-in-Big Mac case wins $437K
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former McDonald's worker acquitted of charges he placed shards of glass into a police officer's Big Mac nearly a decade ago has won a $437,000 settlement from the city after arguing the officer fabricated the story to win money by suing the fast food restaurant...
Travel bans being lifted in some localities
LANCASTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Some of the western New York communities hit hardest by the massive lake-effect snow storm have lifted their driving ban, but travel restrictions remain in place for most municipalities in the Buffalo area...
NYPD: Man killed by police in housing complex
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say an officer patrolling a public housing complex in Brooklyn has shot and killed a man he encountered in a stairwell...
Pacquiao in need of signature win against Algieri
MACAU (AP) -- Boxing is a hurt business, as Manny Pacquiao found out when he ended up face down on the canvas after being knocked out just three fights ago by Juan Manuel Marquez...
Snowbound Bills head to Detroit to `host' Jets
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Whether by plane, snowmobile or sled dog, the Bills are leaving snowbound Buffalo behind for Detroit to play their "home" game against the New York Jets on Monday night...
Red Cross still providing shelters in Buffalo area
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The American Red Cross says another 122 people have spent the night in shelters the organization has set up in western New York to aid people displaced by the massive lake-effect snow storm...
Cuomo suspends NY drug rules for the snowbound
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo has issued an emergency order intended to help snowbound residents of western New York keep getting prescription medications...
ABC to celebrate Disney on Broadway in TV special
NEW YORK (AP) -- Disney will celebrate 20 years of making Broadway magic with a prime-time, hour-long special next month on ABC that highlights many of its musicals, including "Beauty and the Beast," "The Lion King," "Aida," "Tarzan," "The Little Mermaid," "Mary Poppins," "Newsies" and "Aladdin...
NYC is sending special response team to Buffalo
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City fire department is sending a federally trained response team to Buffalo, where it will help coordinate snow recovery...

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