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AG warns against price gouging as storm approaches

January 26, 2015 | 03:04 PM
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert to warn consumers ...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 declares state of emergency for NYC, suburbs and Long Island

January 26, 2015 | 02:31 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, ...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»

Leading NY Democrat calls for Silver to step down as speaker

January 26, 2015 | 12:01 PM
A senior Democratic member of the New York state Assembly is calling for Speaker ...more»

State University of New York looks to boost number of grads

January 23, 2015 | 02:28 PM
The State University of New York is setting an ambitious new goal for graduation. ...more»

Assembly speaker's arrest throws Legislature into turmoil

January 23, 2015 | 08:50 AM
Top Democratic lawmakers in New York stood by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver ...more»

Silver could face up to 100 years on corruption charges

January 22, 2015 | 02:47 PM
Sheldon Silver, the Speaker of the Assembly, could face 100 years in jail if ...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»

Cuomo agenda: teacher overhaul, wage hike, business tax cut

January 21, 2015 | 04:39 PM
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo called for big investments in education and transportation, ...more»

Obama pushes progressive economics in The State of The Union

January 21, 2015 | 07:17 AM
President Barack Obama set a hard line during the State of the Union Tuesday, ...more»
Boston JetBlue flight searched after threat; nothing found
BOSTON (AP) -- A JetBlue Airways plane returned to the gate before takeoff on Monday after an unspecified threat, but nothing hazardous was found, state police said...
Calls for ouster of New York Assembly speaker increase
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Control of the state Assembly hung in the balance Monday night as longtime Speaker Sheldon Silver fought to keep his grip on power amid mounting calls for his resignation following federal corruption charges...
Metro-North, LIRR shut down ahead of storm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Service on Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road was shut down in advance of the massive snowstorm...
Small businesses hunker down, cope during big winter storm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The huge snowstorm that hit the Northeast Monday had some small companies hunkering down and others coping with a spike in business...
Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast US
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tens of millions of people along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor rushed to get home and settle in Monday as a fearsome storm swirled in with the potential for hurricane-force winds and 1 to 3 feet of snow that could paralyze the Northeast for days...
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:...
What you need to know about northeastern US snowstorm
The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring up to 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine...
Plomb, Cox lift Army over American U, 68-66
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tanner Plomb made 6 of 9 3-pointers and scored 26, and Dylan Cox hit the go-ahead jumper with four seconds left to help Army slip past American University 68-66 on Monday night...
Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- A former CIA officer was convicted Monday of leaking details of a covert mission to derail Iran's nuclear program in a case that, until the eve of the trial, was as much about the journalist who published the leaks as it was the accused leaker...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash4Life' game
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the "Cash4Life" game were:...
People across the Northeast US prepare for fierce snowstorm
The monster snowstorm bearing down on the Northeast sent people scrambling Monday to gas up their cars, stock their refrigerators and charge their phones...
No. 13 North Carolina beats Syracuse 93-83 for 7-1 ACC start
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Brice Johnson had 15 of his 17 points after halftime and No...
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:...
NJ Transit shuts down system because of storm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Transit shut down service Monday night as a snowstorm began blowing through the state and the agency said that it will restore operations "as soon as possible...
Manfred knows he'll get hit as commish _ his name is on ball
NEW YORK (AP) -- Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner - his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the seams of every big league ball...
US announces charges in New York Russian spy ring case
NEW YORK (AP) -- Three Russian citizens were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that spoke in code, passed messages concealed in bags and magazines, and tried to recruit people with ties to an unnamed New York City university, authorities said...
AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list...
Melissa Rivers files lawsuit in mother Joan Rivers' death
NEW YORK (AP) -- While Joan Rivers lay sedated in a Manhattan clinic, her doctors performed unauthorized medical procedures, snapped a selfie with the comedian and failed to act as her vital signs deteriorated, according to a malpractice lawsuit filed Monday by her daughter, Melissa...

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