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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»

New York to get up to 2 feet of snow

January 26, 2015 | 11:57 AM
New York is expected to face a "potentially historic" blizzard later today ...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»

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»

Voters overwhelmingly support fracking ban; Jobs should top Cuomo's 2015 priorities

January 20, 2015 | 12:20 PM
New Yorkers approve of the Cuomo Administration’s recent ban on hydrofracking ...more»

Cuomo: Expand safeguards against assault to private colleges

January 20, 2015 | 08:49 AM
A "yes means yes" provision and other protections against sexual assaults on ...more»

Governor calls for small business tax cut, wage hike

January 20, 2015 | 08:47 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday focused on economic issues as he rolled ...more»

On MLK Day, two-thirds say race relations in NYS are only fair or poor; was 51 percent last year

January 19, 2015 | 07:42 AM
Only 31 percent of New Yorkers think race relations in the state are excellent ...more»

Landowners coalition weighs options in wake of fracking decision

January 16, 2015 | 03:38 PM
On the evening of Jan. 3, local officials, lawmakers and hundreds of landowners ...more»

DiNapoli pledges to continue his watchdog role

January 16, 2015 | 03:36 PM
Following his inauguration last weekend, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli ...more»

GOP hopes Assembly will follow Senate’s lead

January 16, 2015 | 03:36 PM
Assembly Republicans are calling for the passage of components of the Women’s ...more»

In its first act of 2015, senate passes women’s equality bills

January 16, 2015 | 03:35 PM
In its first major legislative act of 2015, the Senate on Monday passed an ...more»

State comptroller pressures Monster to diversify its board

January 16, 2015 | 03:32 PM
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli, on behalf of the $176.8 billion State Common ...more»

Anti-tenure group launches social media campaign

January 16, 2015 | 03:32 PM
The Partnership for Educational Justice launched a new social media campaign ...more»

Teen’s death spurs new push to ban conversion therapy

January 16, 2015 | 03:31 PM
The Empire State Pride Agenda, New York’s civil rights and LGBT advocacy ...more»

Cuomo proposes $1.5B upstate economic competition

January 16, 2015 | 03:31 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pitching a competition that would pit seven upstate ...more»

‘Single most important challenge’

January 16, 2015 | 03:30 PM
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo began rolling out elements of his agenda for a second ...more»
2 people critically injured in separate snowmobile crashes
DUANE, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say two people are in critical condition after separate snowmobile crashes in northern New York last weekend...
Storm threatens the Northeast with historic snow
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cities big and small along the Philadelphia-to-Boston corridor of more than 35 million people began shutting down and bundling up Monday against a powerful and potentially historic storm that could unload 1 to 3 feet of snow...
Jury in CIA leak trial says it can't reach unanimous verdict
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- Jurors say they can't reach a unanimous verdict in the case of an ex-CIA officer accused of leaking secrets about a classified operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions, but the judge wants them to continue deliberating...
Cuomo declares emergency as NYC area snowstorm moves in
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo warns that conditions during the snowstorm will be "dangerous and difficult...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Monday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Midday" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Monday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Cuomo considering travel ban on all main roads in storm area
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he's considering a travel ban on all main roads in the New York City area as a safety precaution...
IBM disputes report that big layoffs coming
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- IBM is pooh-poohing a published report that the giant technology company is planning a big reorganization and massive job cuts affecting more than 100,000 people...
Leading NY Democrat calls for Silver to step down as speaker
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A senior Democratic member of the state Assembly called for Speaker Sheldon Silver to step down Monday as the longtime leader fought to maintain his grip on power in the wake of federal corruption charges...
Cuomo: NYC area transit will be limited in the evening
NEW YORK (AP) -- Governor Andrew Cuomo says New York City will have limited subway service after 7 or 8 p...
Broadway theaters keep their lights on amid blizzard warning
NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway theaters are keeping their doors open - at least for now - as a blizzard bears down on Times Square...
Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A confounding and heartbreaking murder case alleging that a mother purposely poisoned her 5-year-old son with salt and documented his decline on social media began Monday in the New York suburbs...
NYC supermarket shelves empty out
NEW YORK (AP) -- Across New York City, supermarket shelves were emptying out as shoppers hustled to buy last-minute supplies...
Courts in NYC area closing at 3 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Courts in the New York City area and on Long Island are scheduled to close due to the impending snowstorm...
Mom going on trial accused of killing 5-year-old with salt
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Jury selection has begun in the case of a young mother accused of killing her 5-year-old son by poisoning him with salt...
Thousands of flights canceled as storm descends on the East
More than 5,000 flights in and out of East Coast airports have been canceled as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region...
Man apparently commits suicide with gun in midtown Manhattan
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a man has apparently shot himself to death outside the News Corp...
Troopers advising motorists to stay off roads during storm
PLEASANT VALLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- State troopers who cover a four-county region in New York's Hudson Valley are advising motorists to avoid all unnecessary travel during the major storm that's bearing down on the Northeast...
Eastern NY braces for heavy snow, wind, hazardous travel
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The strong coastal storm barreling toward New York City and Boston is also expected to dump heavy snow on upstate New York, with the greatest accumulation in the lower Hudson Valley and eastern Catskills...

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