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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»

New York's top financial regulator to step down

May 21, 2015 | 07:12 AM
Benjamin Lawsky, New York state's top financial regulator who collected billions ...more»

Study: Local lockups can be more pricey to run than thought

May 21, 2015 | 07:11 AM
It turns out running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought. ...more»

Voters approve 99 percent of New York school budgets

May 21, 2015 | 07:10 AM
New York voters have again approved nearly all school budgets put before them ...more»

New board will begin discussion on fast food wage hike

May 21, 2015 | 07:08 AM
Fast-food workers raised their voices across New York on Wednesday to demand ...more»

NY cuts red tape in pesticide regulations for farmers

May 21, 2015 | 07:03 AM
The Cuomo administration is cutting some red tape to make it easier for farmers ...more»
Lightning stymied by Lundqvist in 5-1 loss to Rangers
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Lightning tested Henrik Lundqvist again - and this time the New York Rangers goalie passed with high marks...
Lundqvist stands tall, Rangers beat Lightning 5-1 in Game 4
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Henrik Lundqvist and a couple of other old standbys picked a nice time to reassert themselves for the New York Rangers...
Early misplays hurt Yankees, late rally vs Texas falls short
NEW YORK (AP) -- Didi Gregorius, Michael Pineda and the New York Yankees never could quite make up for their early mistakes...
3 arrested in death of man found under mattress in NYC hotel
NEW YORK (AP) -- Three people have been arrested in the death of a New Jersey man found dead under a mattress at a Manhattan hotel...
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:...
Fielder hit 2 homers, Rangers top Yankees for 3rd win in row
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prince Fielder provided plenty of power, hitting a pair of long drives...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Megaplier' game
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Megaplier" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game
ATLANTA (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:...
Maryland beats Syracuse 10-8 in NCAA lacrosse semis
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Kristen Lamon scored three goals, Taylor Cummings had two goals and four assists and Maryland beat Syracuse 10-8 on Friday night in the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals at PPL Park...
Syndergaard outdueled by Cole, Mets fall to Pirates 4-1
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Noah Syndergaard's audition in New York is being extended, part of what Mets manager Terry Collins hints could be a six-man rotation...
Host Remparts beat Rockets 4-3 in Memorial Cup opener
QUEBEC CITY (AP) -- Defensemen Nikolas Brouillard, Matt Murphy and Ryan Graves scored to help the host Quebec Remparts beat the Kelowna Rockets 4-3 on Friday night in the first game of the Memorial Cup...
Hundreds mourn NYC college dean killed in Amtrak crash
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds have gathered at a Bronx funeral home to say goodbye to a college dean killed in this month's Amtrak crash in Philadelphia...
Cole outduels Syndergaard, Pirates top Mets 4-1
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Gerrit Cole was in Noah Syndergaard's shoes in 2013, anointed the next big thing and freighted with the weight of outsized expectations...
DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slaying
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An ex-convict denied bond on a murder charge Friday had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said, and their investigation is continuing...
North Carolina beats Duke 16-7 in NCAA lacrosse semis
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- Aly Messinger had three goals and two assists to help North Carolina beat Duke 16-7 on Friday in the NCAA women's lacrosse semifinals at PPL Park...
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:...
NY highway worker fatally struck by compactor truck
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (AP) -- A highway worker has died after he was struck by a compactor truck in upstate New York...

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