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Thruway chief: Tappan Zee 'on-time and on-budget'

January 29, 2015 | 02:50 PM
The new acting commissioner of the New York Thruway Authority said his organization ...more»

Assembly speaker to vacate post amid criminal charges

January 28, 2015 | 07:28 AM
Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish ...more»

Sen. Libous' son convicted of under-reporting income to IRS

January 27, 2015 | 02:48 PM
The son of Sen. Tom Libous has been convicted in federal court of lying on ...more»

Senate passes bills to better protect NY'ers from sex offenders

January 27, 2015 | 11:51 AM
The Senate passed a package of seven bills Monday that would extend protections ...more»

Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia Airport

January 27, 2015 | 07:19 AM
Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing ...more»

Calls for ouster of Assembly speaker increase

January 27, 2015 | 07:17 AM
Control of the state Assembly hung in the balance Monday night as longtime ...more»

Moral Monday coalition says Cuomo's budget a good start, but doesn't go far enough

January 26, 2015 | 02:49 PM
A coalition of community, faith and labor leaders rallied in the War Room in ...more»

Cuomo pushes women’s rights package in budget

January 26, 2015 | 02:25 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to advocate a package of bills intended to advance ...more»

More restrictions on e-cigs proposed

January 26, 2015 | 02:24 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed banning electronic cigarettes from all the public ...more»

Gov. urges civil rights law for transgender New Yorkers

January 26, 2015 | 02:24 PM
The governor is calling for an amendment to the state’s civil rights ...more»

Budget Highlights

January 26, 2015 | 02:22 PM
EDUCATION: · Increase school funding by $1.1 billion. · Raise the ...more»

Gov. Cuomo keeping the Dream alive

January 26, 2015 | 02:20 PM
More than 50 students and advocates attended a rally in the Well of the Legislative ...more»

Fracktivists say ‘Thank you Governor’

January 26, 2015 | 02:19 PM
Environmentalists and anti-fracking activists rallied at the Empire State Plaza ...more»

Zimpher hopes to increase SUNY grads

January 26, 2015 | 02:18 PM
The chancellor of the State University of New York unveiled an ambitious goal ...more»

Proposal would allow more charter schools

January 26, 2015 | 02:17 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to allow an additional 100 charter schools in New York. ...more»

Governor wants to change how NY’s youth are prosecuted

January 26, 2015 | 02:16 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a policy change recommended by a panel of criminal ...more»

Cuomo: Touts plan to reform police-community relations

January 26, 2015 | 02:15 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a multipart plan to improve police-community relations ...more»

Silver could face 100 years in jail

January 26, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Sheldon Silver, the powerful Speaker of the Assembly for two decades, could ...more»

Plan aimed at easing tax burden, boosting economic development

January 26, 2015 | 01:54 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his fifth State of the State Address last Wednesday ...more»

NY’s Reps have mixed feelings on Obama speech

January 26, 2015 | 01:51 PM
President Barack Obama set a hard line during the State of the Union Tuesday, ...more»

Lawmakers call for Silver's resignation

January 22, 2015 | 09:49 AM
Sheldon Silver, the Speaker of the Assembly and one of the most powerful politicians ...more»

Advocates want more funding for emergency food programs

January 20, 2015 | 04:22 PM
During the annual People’s State of the State address, Mark Dunlea and ...more»

NY top court, missing 2 judges, has to rehear cases

January 20, 2015 | 03:30 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's highest court, working short-handed without ...more»
Lander's 1st goal of season leads Edmonton over Buffalo, 3-2
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Anton Lander's first goal of the season was the game winner and he added two assists as the Edmonton Oilers won the battle of bottom-dwelling teams, 3-2 over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night...
No. 4 Duke at No. 2 Virginia headlines week ahead in ACC
A look at things to watch this week in the Atlantic Coast Conference:...
AP EXPLAINS: The case of Etan Patz, who disappeared in 1979
NEW YORK (AP) -- The 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz helped catalyze a national missing-children's movement...
No. 8 Louisville women beat No. 23 Syracuse 78-58
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- In leading Louisville to two national title games in eight years, coach Jeff Walz has shown he's not wedded to any particular system and will use whatever scheme the situation calls for to crack an opponent...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Price, Pacioretty lift Canadiens to 1-0 win over Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Carey Price had an early feeling that one goal might be enough to settle the latest matchup between his Montreal Canadiens and longtime Original Six foe, the New York Rangers...
Miller's scores late in 2nd as Bruins beat Islanders
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Kevan Miller helped the Boston Bruins get off to a winning start after the All-Star break...
Pacers shrug off slow start, pull away from Knicks 103-82
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Roy Hibbert and the Indiana Pacers rediscovered their winning formula...
Burton scores 26, sparks Wagner over Sacred Heart 75-64
NEW YORK (AP) -- Marcus Burton scored 26 points on 10-of-16 shooting and Sacred Heart used a strong second half to beat Wagner 75-64 on Thursday night...
AP Source: Missy Elliott to join Perry for Super Bowl half
PHOENIX (AP) -- Missy Elliott is going to "Work It" at the Super Bowl with Katy Perry...
Cannon, St. Francis (NY) top Mount St. Mary's 73-67 in OT
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jalen Cannon scored a career-high 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to help St...
Ferguson scores 18 points, sparks Army over Boston U 71-67
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) -- Kevin Ferguson scored 18 points and Army came back midway in the second half and held on to beat Boston University 71-67 on Thursday night...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash4Life' game
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Cash4Life" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Martin scores 17 points to lead LIU Brooklyn past CCSU 67-55
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gerrell Martin scored 17 points, Elvar Fridriksson chipped in 14 and LIU Brooklyn rolled to a 67-55 victory over Central Connecticut State on Thursday night...

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