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Voters approve 99 percent of New York school budgets

May 22, 2015 | 11:38 AM
New York voters have again approved nearly all school budgets put before them ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 22, 2015 | 11:36 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

DEC reconsiders oil transfer facility at Port of Albany

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
T wo Capital District state lawmakers are praising a decision by the DEC that ...more»

‘Brittany’s Law’ would create a registry of violent felons

May 22, 2015 | 11:34 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims’ families are calling for the passage ...more»

Wage board to consider fast food wage hike

May 22, 2015 | 11:33 AM
Fast-food workers raised their voices across New York last Wednesday to demand ...more»

Bill prohibits sex offenders from holding leadership positions in schools

May 22, 2015 | 11:32 AM
The Senate passed legislation (S.4153), sponsored by Senator Kenneth LaValle, ...more»

Lawmakers hope to shame companies whose employees rely on public assistance

May 22, 2015 | 11:31 AM
Sen. Gustavo Rivera and Assemblyman Michael Blake say they will introduce a ...more»

Strong ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good-government coalition

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
New York’s leading good government groups last Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew ...more»

Senator’s son gets 6-month sentence

May 22, 2015 | 11:24 AM
The son of the New York state Senate’s No. 2 Republican has been sentenced ...more»

Bill removes obstacles to recovering abducted children

May 22, 2015 | 11:22 AM
When Scott Berne was a young child, he was taken to five different countries ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit

May 22, 2015 | 11:09 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten

May 22, 2015 | 07:36 AM
More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released ...more»

Little interest in Gov. Cuomo's summit on purging emails

May 22, 2015 | 07:33 AM
There should be plenty of seats available at Friday's meeting called by Democratic ...more»

NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

May 22, 2015 | 07:32 AM
New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental ...more»

O'Donnell calls on governor to ban state-sponsored travel to Louisiana

May 21, 2015 | 02:15 PM
A day after Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order protecting ...more»

Thruway board approves 2015 budget without toll hikes

May 21, 2015 | 02:08 PM
The Thruway Authority board has approved a revised budget for 2015 without ...more»

AARP warns of 'Gen-Xodus'

May 21, 2015 | 02:06 PM
A majority of New Yorkers turning 50 this year worry about not saving enough ...more»

Legislature hosts Consul General of Italy

May 21, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Sen. David Carlucci, president of the Conference of Italian-American state ...more»

Ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good government coalition

May 20, 2015 | 06:58 AM
New York's leading good government groups on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 20, 2015 | 06:56 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

'Brittany's Law' would create a violent felon registry

May 19, 2015 | 07:30 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims' families were at the state Capitol Monday ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit proposal

May 19, 2015 | 07:24 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

Regulators say 11 lenders to monitor vacant properties

May 19, 2015 | 07:23 AM
New York regulators said Monday that 11 lenders have agreed to monitor and ...more»
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
Real Salt Lake extends NYCFC's winless streak to 10 games
SANDY, Utah (AP) -- John Stertzer and Alvaro Saborio scored and Real Salt Lake beat New York City 2-0 on Saturday night to extend the expansion team's winless streak to 10 games...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Lotto' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Lotto" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Harvey knocked around as listing Mets fall to Pirates, 8-2
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The New York Mets are giving their star third baseman some time thanks to a back injury that won't go away...
Burnett sparkles as Pirates hand Mets, Harvey 8-2 loss
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A.J. Burnett insists this is it...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Benfica replaces Porto on preseason tour
NEW YORK (AP) -- Portuguese league champion Benfica will replace Porto for four preseason exhibition games in North America this summer...
Oshawa beats Rimouski 4-3 in Memorial Cup
QUEBEC CITY (AP) -- Hunter Smith broke a tie at 9:24 of the third period and the Oshawa Generals beat the Rimouski Oceanic 4-3 on Saturday night in the Memorial Cup opener for both teams...
Yankees lose for 9th time in 10 games, 15-4 to Rangers
NEW YORK (AP) -- This is all anyone needs to know about the New York Yankees' latest fiasco: utilityman Garrett Jones pitched more effectively than CC Sabathia...
Mets 3B Wright has back problem, shut down for another week
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- New York Mets third baseman David Wright has been shut down for at least another week because of a back problem, further delaying his return from the disabled list...
Bronx bleachers to mound: Martinez leads Rangers to 15-4 win
NEW YORK (AP) -- Nick Martinez spent about a dozen games in the left-field bleachers at Yankee Stadium from 2009-11, watching with his Fordham friends and hoping to one day make it to the big leagues - as a hitter...
Red Vine wins Monmouth feature, Bravo rides 5,000th winner
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- After riding his 5,000th career winner earlier on the card, Joe Bravo guided Red Vine to a two-length victory over Valid in the $75,000 Majestic Light Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday...
A Lot wins Belmont's Paradise Creek Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Lot, the 1-2 favorite, rolled to a 6 1/4-length victory Saturday in the $100,000 Paradise Creek Stakes for 3-year-olds on the turf at Belmont Park...
Brooklyn cemetery unveils database of Civil War veterans
NEW YORK (AP) -- A historic Brooklyn cemetery has unveiled a searchable database of thousands of Civil War soldiers, abolitionists, former slaves and others buried there...
At 42, Bartolo Colon shines with guile and precision pitches
NEW YORK (AP) -- Bartolo Colon settled in a chair and threw a rubber ball against his black glove...

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