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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»

Cuomo to combine budget, State of the State addresses

January 16, 2015 | 03:24 PM
New York’s governor will use his annual State of the State address to ...more»

Assembly GOP urges colleagues to pass WEA bills

January 13, 2015 | 02:40 PM
Assembly Republicans are calling for the passage of components of the Women's ...more»
NY speaker to temporarily cede power as he fights charges
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The speaker of the New York state Assembly plans to temporarily cede power to a small group of top lawmakers as he fights federal corruption charges...
Blizzard threatens NYC with up to 3 feet of snow
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio warned New Yorkers on Sunday to prepare for what could be the biggest snowstorm in the city's history - with a potential accumulation of as much as 3 feet...
NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site
Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game?...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
What you need to know about the snow headed to the Northeast
The busy Northeast corridor prepared for a winter wallop that was expected to bring 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey all the way up to Massachusetts...
Blizzard expected for 250-mile stretch of Northeast
NEW YORK (AP) -- A "potentially historic" storm could dump 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to southern Maine starting Monday, crippling a region that has largely been spared so far this winter, the National Weather Service said...
Airlines prepare to shut down in Northeast for snowstorm
Airlines are preparing to shut down operations along the East Coast as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
NY governor urges commuters to stay home due to storm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging commuters to stay home on Monday, if possible...
Coyote captured in Manhattan, 2nd this month
NEW YORK (AP) -- For the second time this month a wild coyote has been captured in Manhattan...
Coach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John's 77-68
NEW YORK (AP) -- Coach 1K. How grand....
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday 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 Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Predicted blizzard already impacting Rangers' plans
NEW YORK (AP) -- The impending blizzard predicted for New York and the surrounding suburbs is already changing plans for the hometown Rangers...
English, Laury help Iona roll past Niagara 87-64
NEW YORK (AP) -- A.J. English scored 25 points, David Laury added 24 and Iona rolled to an 87-64 victory over Niagara on Sunday...
Went the Day Well wins Big A feature
NEW YORK (AP) -- Went the Day Well, once a promising Triple Crown contender, ended a lengthy losing streak Sunday in the $59,000 allowance feature for New York breds at Aqueduct...
Cops: Man kills co-worker, then himself at NYC Home Depot
NEW YORK (AP) -- An employee at a Home Depot store in Manhattan argued with a co-worker before fatally shooting him and then killing himself on Sunday, police said, sending panicked workers and shoppers rushing to get away from the gunfire...
NYPD: Man kills co-worker, then himself at NYC Home Depot
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say an employee at a Home Depot store in Manhattan argued with a co-worker before fatally shooting him and then killing himself...
No. 23 Syracuse women beat NC State 66-49
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Alexis Peterson scored 27 points and No...

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