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De Blasio seeks permanent mayoral control of NYC schools

February 25, 2015 | 03:44 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio requested funding for education, affordable ...more»

Silver's lawyers wants bribe case tossed because of Preetís comments

February 25, 2015 | 03:09 PM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn't mince words after bringing bribery charges ...more»

Alzheimerís advocates urge support for governor's budget

February 24, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Advocates for ending Alzheimer’s disease came to Albany on Feb. 24 to ...more»

Corruption in state government is a serious problem, say nine-out-of-ten state voters

February 24, 2015 | 12:08 PM
Ninety-two percent of New York voters say corruption in state government is ...more»

New York governor urges probe of teacher evaluations

February 24, 2015 | 08:03 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged the state Education Department to investigate the ...more»

Casino bidder: Attorney general probing selection process

February 24, 2015 | 08:02 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the state's recent ...more»

West Virginia accident renews concerns over oil trains in NY

February 23, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Two recent oil train derailments in Ontario and West Virginia renewed calls ...more»

NY keeps spending more on aging highways and bridges

February 23, 2015 | 02:03 PM
New York has steadily increased spending on highways and bridges over the past ...more»

Assemblywoman on short list for national honor

February 23, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, D-Elmont, has been nominated for the 2015 ...more»

Gamblersí optimism?

February 23, 2015 | 02:00 PM
For anyone betting on the Northeast’s casino bonanza, the odds are long ...more»

Could recent scandals revive plan for an Albany corruption museum?

February 23, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Many cities are known for their rich heritage. Detroit has automobiles. New ...more»

Anti-Common Core Party now the Reform Party

February 23, 2015 | 01:58 PM
Following the sign off from Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss, Onondaga County ...more»

The Big Ugly

February 23, 2015 | 01:56 PM
New York lawmakers complain that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is injecting too many big ...more»

Cuomo lists detailed ethics reforms in revised budget plan

February 23, 2015 | 01:29 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday proposed detailed ethics reforms meant ...more»

De Blasio to head to Albany to push NYC's agenda

February 23, 2015 | 01:25 PM
Rent control. A higher minimum wage. The Dream Act. Greater investments in ...more»

Gamblers' optimism? Casino money misses states'expectations

February 17, 2015 | 12:50 PM
For anyone betting on the Northeast's casino bonanza, the odds are long on ...more»

Court: State law trumps local limits on sex offender homes

February 17, 2015 | 12:49 PM
New York's highest court ruled Tuesday that state law determines where sex ...more»
Joint birthday party planned for NY couple married 82 years
SPRING VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- A husband and wife thought to be one of the oldest married couples in New York are celebrating their birthdays this weekend - and their combined ages will be 212...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Knicks say former player Anthony Mason has died
NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Mason, the rugged power forward who was a defensive force in the NBA from the 1990s into the early 21st century, has died...
Anti-Israel divestment push gains traction at US colleges
NEW YORK (AP) -- The lecture hall had filled quickly...
NYC ID program starts off with a bang
NEW YORK (AP) -- A municipal ID program that city officials thought would draw a few hundred thousand people in its first year has been much more popular than anticipated, with New Yorkers waiting hours in line and months for appointments to register...
Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania
CONKLIN, N.Y. (AP) -- Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, folks talk about staying put and seceding to Pennsylvania...
Woman who set fires on street gets 12 years in prison
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) -- An upstate New York woman who set several fires on her street, including at her own home, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison...
Long Island woman critically injured by shots fired into car
NORTH BABYLON, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a woman is in critical condition after she was shot while sitting in a parked car on Long Island...
Death 6 months after Brooklyn man shot in leg ruled homicide
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a 38-year-old Brooklyn man has died six months after he was shot in the thigh...
NY legislators approve delay in electronic prescriptions
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York legislators have voted to postpone until next year the deadline for doctors to issue only electronic drug prescriptions, saying many still lack the required federal approval to do that for painkillers and other addictive drugs on the government list of controlled substances...
NY colleges taking part in national policy issue simulation
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Several New York universities and colleges are participating in a national competition that has students come up with a solution to a simulated health care policy problem facing local, state and federal legislators...
NY farmers lobby Congress for immigration reform, food rules
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Farmers in New York state are asking Congress to push for immigration reform and changes to new federal food safety rules...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
Knicks top sluggish Pistons 121-115 in double OT
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- After a terrible start to the season, the Detroit Pistons have worked their way back into the Eastern Conference playoff race...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:...
Jones has season-best 26 points as Rockets beat Nets 102-98
HOUSTON (AP) -- Terrence Jones isn't where he was before an extended absence because of a leg injury...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...

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