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Rochester legislator drops bid to lead NY Assembly

January 30, 2015 | 01:00 PM
A third candidate to lead New York's Assembly has dropped out and thrown his ...more»

New York Police to beef up DWI enforcement Super Bowl Sunday

January 30, 2015 | 12:21 PM
Police in New York will be on the lookout for drunken drivers on Super Bowl ...more»

Another candidate for NY Assembly speaker drops out

January 30, 2015 | 07:33 AM
Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, a longtime legislator from Brooklyn, dropped his ...more»

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»

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»
Xavier Ford and Buffalo blast MAC-leading Kent State 80-55
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Xavier Ford had a career-high 25 points Friday night, and Buffalo knocked off conference-leading Kent State 80-55, snapping the Golden Flashes' six-game winning streak...
NYC to pay $5M to kin of man killed in 'Mafia cops' case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nicholas Guido was showing off his new car outside his mother's home on Christmas Day 1986 when he was gunned down because he'd been mistaken for a mobster with the same name...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
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:...
Raptors blow big lead, edge Nets 127-122 in overtime
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Navy SEAL spoke to the Toronto Raptors before the season, reminding them there is never an easy day...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:...
Despres' OT goal rallies Penguins over Devils 2-1
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The struggling Pittsburgh Penguins could have given up against the New Jersey Devils...
Justin Sears pushes Yale past Columbia 63-59
NEW YORK (AP) -- Justin Sears had a season-high 28 points and eight rebounds and Yale beat Columbia 63-59 Friday night to become the lone undefeated team in the Ivy League...
Canisius holds off Quinnipiac 63-57
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Kassius Robertson scored 16 points, 11 in the second half, and Zach Lewis added 12 more as Canisius posted a 63-57 win over Quinnipiac Friday night...
Cornell finishes with 10 straight points, beats Brown 57-49
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) -- Galal Cancer had 11 points, six rebounds and four assists on Friday night, and Cornell scored the last 10 points to beat Brown 57-49...
Andujar scores 20, Manhattan turns back Siena 87-79
NEW YORK (AP) -- Emmy Andujar scored 20 points and Manhattan pulled away in the last two minutes for an 87-79 win over Siena on Friday...
Marist has Hart late, tops Niagara 65-61
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Khallid Hart stepped into a 3-pointer with :28 left to give Marist the lead, 61-59, and sealed the win by hitting four straight from the line as the Red Foxes held off Niagara, 65-61 on Friday night...
Huge NYC Ferris wheel headed for March groundbreaking
NEW YORK (AP) -- Developers are gearing up to break ground on a giant Ferris wheel on Staten Island...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
NYPD: A knock on door, then a bullet into a peephole
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a New York City woman who answered a stranger's knock on her door by looking through the peephole nearly got shot through it...
City will pay $3.9M in 2012 NY police shooting of Bronx teen
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City has agreed to pay $3...
NY state advises non-immune after train rider gets measles
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Health officials say a New York college student who now has measles recently traveled across the state on a train...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...

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