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Fast Food Wage Board needs to deliberate on proposed increase

June 29, 2015 | 03:13 PM
The state’s Fast Food Wage Board was unable to come to a unanimous decision ...more»

It's official: DEC bans fracking in 44-page 'findings statement'

June 29, 2015 | 02:58 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation seven-year review on hydraulic ...more»

Second Dannemora convict captured; lawmakers thank police, look to prevent future incidents

June 29, 2015 | 12:44 PM
Following the death of escaped inmate Richard Matt and the capture of David ...more»

Tedisco calls for 3-month legislative session to stop taxpayer-funded ‘pontification, thumb-twiddling’

June 29, 2015 | 12:02 PM
Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, is calling for a dramatic rethinking ...more»

Status Quo

June 29, 2015 | 12:00 PM
A laundry list of changes in the state Legislature this session has made for ...more»

Good-govt. groups: lawmakers have unfinished business

June 29, 2015 | 11:59 AM
New York’s leading watchdog groups are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...more»

Education tax credit fails in final days of session

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the death of the Parental Choice in Education Act, ...more»

‘The nightmare is finally over’

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Some of the same state troopers who spent three weeks hunting down two escaped ...more»

NYU study projects single-contract savings

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
A new report from New York University projects major savings from combining ...more»

Legislature passes IDA reform bill

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
The passage of a series of Industrial Development Agency reforms under a recent ...more»

Bill would establish forcible touching crime on public transit systems

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
A bill (A.4969-b/S.3203-a) relating to the crime of forcible touching was passed ...more»

AG to serve as special prosecutor in cases where police kill civilians

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as a statewide ...more»

Bill would give inmates’ families access to prison medical records

June 29, 2015 | 11:51 AM
A bill that would disclose an inmate’s medical information to family ...more»

‘Raise the Age’ effort fails; youth can still be prosecuted and tried as adults

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
To the dismay of the Raise the Age NY Campaign and its supporters, lawmakers ...more»

Bill would consider a veteran’s disabilities when prosecuting certain crimes

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
In 2009, Robert "Bar" Porter found himself in Saratoga County watching on as ...more»

AG settles with liquid nicotine manufacturers over safety issues

June 29, 2015 | 11:49 AM
New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced June 22 that four ...more»

Legislature passes requirement for student meningitis vaccine

June 29, 2015 | 11:48 AM
A bill (S.4324-a/A.791-c) that requires young people to be vaccinated against ...more»

Bill requires caregivers to report abuse directly to 911

June 29, 2015 | 11:47 AM
A bill introduced late in the session would have required that employees of ...more»

Pataki outlines presidential goals

June 29, 2015 | 11:47 AM
Presidential candidate and former New York Gov. George Pataki appeared on the ...more»

Jeb Bush leads in NH primary; Pataki has ground to cover

June 29, 2015 | 11:46 AM
Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida, takes the lead in a crowded field ...more»

Judge Read retiring from Court of Appeals

June 29, 2015 | 11:46 AM
Judge Susan Read plans to retire after more than 12 years on New York’s ...more»

New York celebrates same-sex marriage law

June 29, 2015 | 11:45 AM
More than 20,000 people marched Sunday in New York city’s gay pride parade, ...more»

Gov. Cuomo officiates gay couple’s wedding

June 29, 2015 | 11:43 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday made use of some newly granted powers ...more»
Convicted killer thought fellow escapee was slowing him down
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- Two convicted killers who staged a complicated prison break together and then spent more than two weeks roaming in thick New York woods finally split up when one man decided his companion was slowing him down, going their separate ways a few days before one was shot and the other captured, Gov...
Police say a man in a wheelchair robbed a bank in Queens
NEW YORK (AP) -- It may not have been the fastest getaway, but police are searching for a man in a wheelchair who robbed a bank in Queens...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Monday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant
NEW YORK (AP) -- NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign...
13 charged with cheating on MTA tests
NEW YORK (AP) -- Thirteen current and former employees of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have been accused of cheating on licensing exams for train conductor or locomotive engineer...
AP source: Sabres place forward Cody Hodgson on waivers
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Once heralded as a key part of the Buffalo Sabres future, Cody Hodgson's career in Western New York will soon be over...
Los Angeles prosecutor sets up unit to investigate innocence
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A team of veteran Los Angeles County prosecutors will begin reviewing wrongful conviction claims from state prisoners who present new evidence of their innocence, the district attorney announced Monday...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash4Life' game
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Cash4Life" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Swedish woman gets $18M in sex harassment suit against boss
NEW YORK (AP) -- A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking was awarded $18 million by a federal jury Monday...
Ben Polland leads PGA Professional Championship
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ben Polland shot a 3-under 67 on Monday on The Philadelphia Cricket Club's Wissahickon Course to take a four-stroke lead in the 48th PGA Professional National Championship...
Chobani selected as Greek yogurt provider for school lunches
BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
California bill seeks to make cheerleaders team employees
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California lawmakers are sending Gov...
Microsoft sheds some of its ad business, mapping service
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber, as the giant software company tries to focus on activities more relevant to its core business...
Airline ops manager working on 9/11 is charged in sex sting
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An American Airlines operations manager who was among the few people to learn of the first 9/11 hijacking before the jet struck the World Trade Center has been arrested near Pittsburgh in an online child-sex sting...
Budenholzer hopes Hardaway helps Hawks keep Millsap, Carroll
ATLANTA (AP) -- Now that he's added Tim Hardaway Jr...
Queens DA: Man made false bomb threats targeting JFK airport
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a 64-year-old man has been arrested on charges he called in nearly a dozen bomb threats targeting John F...

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