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Major U.S. companies pledge to reduce carbon footprint

July 28, 2015 | 03:14 PM
Thirteen of the largest companies in the United States have signed the American ...more»

Lawmaker wants Westchester included with NYC for purpose of wage increases

July 28, 2015 | 03:04 PM
Assemblyman Tom Abinanti, D-Greenburgh, is urging the state Labor Department ...more»

Bill would eliminate religious and philosophical exemptions for childhood vaccines

July 28, 2015 | 01:39 PM
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, a Bronx Democrat, is introducing a new bill that ...more»

Prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

July 28, 2015 | 11:55 AM
A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades ...more»

Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport

July 28, 2015 | 08:38 AM
A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," ...more»

NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

July 28, 2015 | 08:37 AM
Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic ...more»

Sen. Sampson found guilty of obstruction

July 27, 2015 | 02:04 PM
A once-powerful New York politician was convicted Friday on charges he lied ...more»

Central NY woman fighting DEC to keep wild deer

July 27, 2015 | 02:04 PM
Licensed animal rehabilitator Cindy McGinley is at odds with the Department ...more»

Facebook loses in clash with prosecutors over users’ data

July 27, 2015 | 02:03 PM
Facebook can’t block nearly 400 search warrants seeking users’ ...more»

‘War has come to our shores’

July 27, 2015 | 02:02 PM
Following the attack of a military recruiting center and a Navy and Marines ...more»

Gov. Cuomo signs legislation that strengthens disability protections

July 27, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is marking the 25th anniversary of the federal Americans ...more»

Special Education provider overcharges state $800,000

July 27, 2015 | 02:00 PM
The latest in a series of audits released by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli ...more»

Comptroller uncovers larceny by town clerk

July 27, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Former Bennington Town Clerk Tina Metz plead guilty July 22 in Wyoming County ...more»

DiNapoli urges scrutiny of Long Island utility

July 27, 2015 | 01:58 PM
New York’s state comptroller says more oversight is needed of Long Island ...more»

State’s AG targets long-time children’s leukemia ‘charity’

July 27, 2015 | 01:57 PM
A lawsuit filed by the Attorney General’s Office is targeting a charity ...more»

New law expands pharmacists’ power to administer vaccines

July 27, 2015 | 01:55 PM
A bill that extends the authority of pharmacists and nurse practitioners to ...more»

Governor proposes restrictions on new cannabinoid compounds

July 27, 2015 | 01:54 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing stronger regulations on the sale of synthetic ...more»

Ortiz bill would ban smoking in public housing

July 27, 2015 | 01:52 PM
A bill that would ban smoking in or on the grounds of any public housing unit ...more»

Where’s the beef?

July 27, 2015 | 01:44 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to have it his way with New York’s fast-food ...more»

New charges in Skelos case

July 27, 2015 | 01:32 PM
A superseding indictment has been issued against Dean Skelos and his son, Adam ...more»

Libous found guilty of lying to FBI

July 23, 2015 | 07:49 AM
The No. 2 Republican in the New York Senate was found guilty Wednesday of lying ...more»

Assemblyman calls on governor to arm National Guard troops in NY

July 23, 2015 | 07:35 AM
Following the attack of a military recruiting center and a Navy and Marines ...more»

Defense Department chooses Rochester for photonics center

July 23, 2015 | 07:34 AM
The Department of Defense has picked Rochester as the location for a sought-after ...more»
Kansas, Indiana, UCLA head Maui Invitational
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) -- Kansas will open the 2015 Maui Invitational against Chaminade, the Division II host school known for some of college basketball's biggest upsets...
Decision on medical marijuana dispensaries looms in NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state health officials plan to announce this week the companies selected to operate medical marijuana dispensaries...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Tuesday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Tuesday 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 Tuesday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- A prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run, and prosecutors said they believed no one else knowingly aided in the elaborate escape...
NJ Transit trains back on schedule in and out of New York
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Transit says trains into and out of Penn Station are operating on or close to schedule after earlier delays of up to 30 minutes...
Flavor Flav fires 2nd lawyer in New York case; no plea deal
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Entertainer Flavor Flav has fired his second lawyer in his New York traffic case and his plea deal is kaput...
Planned US ivory rules not fazing California Chinatown shops
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Ivory dealers in San Francisco's Chinatown stood in their shop doors next to windows full of carved ivory tusks and trinkets, unfazed by proposed federal rules that the White House says go as far as possible to ban the U...
Concerns about Manhattan curb cuts designed to help disabled
NEW YORK (AP) -- Many of the curb cuts designed to help disabled people access Manhattan sidewalks are disintegrating, obstructed or nonexistent, according to a report...
Darby named Manhattan golf coach
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former St. John's golf coach Frank Darby, whose program produced 2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley, has been named to the same position at Manhattan College...
Sirius XM matches Street 2Q forecasts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Sirius XM Holdings Inc. reported strong subscriber growth, a second-quarter profit and raised its outlook for the year on Tuesday...
2 missing New Hampshire inmates found, 1 of them in Canada
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire authorities say they have found two inmates - one of them in Canada - who left a transitional living facility in Manchester last week...
More than 30 indicted in upstate NY drug investigation
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Federal court documents show that more than 30 people have been indicted after an investigation into drugs and firearms in rural Sullivan County...
Police: 18-year-old fatally shot in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) -- Officials say an 18-year-old man has been fatally shot in the city of Schenectady...
Syracuse dismisses senior Ashton Broyld from football team
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Syracuse has dismissed Ashton Broyld from the football team for violating team policy...
Drugmaker Pfizer tops Street 2Q forecasts, raises forecast
Pfizer beat Wall Street expectations for the second quarter and raised its 2015 forecast, as sales of several products helped inoculate the world's second-largest drugmaker against revenue hits from a stronger U...
Services set for central NY boy struck, killed by vehicle
BOYLSTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Funeral services will be held this week for a 12-year-old boy who died after he was hit by a vehicle while riding his bicycle along a central New York road...
Homeless man charged with starting fire in Wal-Mart store
COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities have charged a 51-year-old homeless man with starting a fire inside a Wal-Mart superstore in upstate New York where he used to work...

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