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Senator Peralta and big-hearted Hooters Girl want to make organ donation easier for NY’ers

August 04, 2015 | 02:13 PM
Senator José Peralta introduced legislation that would require certain ...more»

Appeals court reinstates trucker lawsuit over Thruway tolls

August 04, 2015 | 12:37 PM
A federal appeals court in New York has reinstated a lawsuit by truckers claiming ...more»

NYC Schools Chancellor forms new anti-cheating task force

August 04, 2015 | 09:48 AM
New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has created a new task force ...more»

Cuomo burnishes labor ties

August 04, 2015 | 08:23 AM
New York’s governor has travelled to Lake George to address two meetings ...more»

‘This is what New Yorkers deserve’

August 04, 2015 | 08:21 AM
A year after comparing New York’s LaGuardia Airport to "some third world ...more»

Veteran upstate senator to serve as deputy majority leader

August 04, 2015 | 08:10 AM
Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan has appointed Sen. John DeFrancisco deputy ...more»

13 major companies sign on to Obama’s ‘Climate Pledge’

August 04, 2015 | 08:08 AM
Thirteen of the largest companies in the United States have signed the American ...more»

Prison escapee still cooperating month after capture

August 04, 2015 | 08:06 AM
A prison escapee who eluded an army of searchers in the woods for three weeks ...more»

Senator wants gun screenings at theaters, malls and arenas

August 04, 2015 | 08:05 AM
Following the recent shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, Sen. Tony Avella, D-Queens, ...more»

$15 wages unfair to teens, lawmaker says

August 04, 2015 | 08:04 AM
Assemblyman David DiPietro, R-East Aurora, said the state Wage Board’s ...more»

Board formally clears way for $15 fast-food wages

August 04, 2015 | 08:02 AM
New York’s Wage Board has finalized its recommendation endorsing a $15 ...more»

Race to replace convicted senator's seat firms up

August 04, 2015 | 07:37 AM
Candidates from each of the major parties have emerged to campaign for a state ...more»

New rules give public notice of sewage spills

August 04, 2015 | 07:35 AM
Every year, tens of billions of gallons of raw sewage befouls waterways New ...more»

Cuomo: Efforts to help NY's craft distilleries paying off

August 04, 2015 | 07:30 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says reduced government fees and regulatory reforms are helping ...more»

Attorney general to investigate woman's jail death

August 03, 2015 | 02:20 PM
The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell ...more»

NY school problems highlight debate over outside 'receivers'

August 03, 2015 | 02:18 PM
The clock is ticking for leaders of New York's most chronically underperforming ...more»

Veteran lawmaker from Syracuse named new No. 2 in NY Senate

July 31, 2015 | 08:27 AM
A veteran lawmaker from Syracuse has been named deputy majority leader of the ...more»

Skelos heading to trial on corruption charges

July 30, 2015 | 01:53 PM
A former state Senate leader is set to go to trial this fall on charges he ...more»

New bill would require screening for weapons at theaters, malls and arenas

July 29, 2015 | 01:31 PM
Following the recent shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, Sen. Tony Avella, D-Queens, ...more»

Assemblyman DiPietro says new fast food wages will hurt teens

July 29, 2015 | 01:18 PM
Assemblyman David DiPietro, R-East Aurora, said the state wage board’s ...more»

Troopers' union complains about patrol car mileage

July 29, 2015 | 10:25 AM
The union representing state troopers has filed a complaint saying many patrol ...more»

Interstate gas pipeline re-routed to avoid fragile NY forest

July 29, 2015 | 10:11 AM
A section of the planned Constitution Pipeline, designed to bring natural gas ...more»

Governor burnishes labor ties at Lake George events

July 29, 2015 | 10:10 AM
New York's governor has travelled to Lake George to address two meetings of ...more»
Polian follows unconventional path on road to Hall of Fame
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Bill Polian relied on simple, solid principles to build winners...
Cuomo announces grants for storm-damaged historic properties
NEW YORK (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says $6.2 million in grants will help repair 16 historic properties badly damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012...
Storm causes power outages on Long Island
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Thousands of electric customers have been without power after a strong storm roared across parts of Long Island...
NY Marketer will add 600 jobs under $17M economic project
KIRKWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- A Binghamton-area company that provides sales and marketing support for businesses plans to add about 600 jobs over five years under a $17 million economic project...
NYC schools chancellor announces anti-cheating task force
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina (fah-REEN'-yah) is announcing a new task force to monitor academic integrity...
50 Cent's bankruptcy papers show 7 cars, businesses in red
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Rapper 50 Cent owns seven cars valued at more than $500,000 and pays $72,000 a month to maintain his Connecticut mansion, according to bankruptcy court filings...
Appeals court reinstates trucker lawsuit over NY road tolls
NEW YORK (AP) -- A federal appeals court in New York has reinstated a lawsuit by truckers claiming the New York State Thruway Authority charges excessive tolls...
Woman gives birth to girl at World Trade Center train stop
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a woman has given birth to a healthy girl at the World Trade Center train station...
Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) -- State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey...
New home sought for Detroit excursion boat SS Ste. Claire
ECORSE, Mich. (AP) -- A Detroit excursion boat that ferried passengers to the Boblo Island amusement park is at risk of being scrapped...
Charges to be dismissed in wrong-way accident on NY bridge
NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) -- The Rockland County district attorney says criminal charges will be dismissed in the case of a man who drove the wrong way on the Tappan Zee Bridge and caused a fatal crash...
1st gay couple married at West Point are attacked in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigators are searching for a suspect in the bias attack on the first gay couple to be married at West Point, police said Tuesday...
NYC officials: 5 people injured in Brooklyn shooting
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police and fire officials say five people have been injured, two critically, in a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn...
Matthew McConaughey lends voice to Kevin Morris' audiobook
NEW YORK (AP) -- Matthew McConaughey isn't just encouraging people to read his friend's book...
Sinkhole devours part of NYC intersection; no injuries
NEW YORK (AP) -- The FDNY says no injuries are reported after a sinkhole devoured part of a Brooklyn street...
Woman who fell from NY state park cliff dies from injuries
TRUMANSBURG, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a 24-year-old woman has died from injuries suffered when she fell off a cliff in a state park in the Finger Lakes region...
Old locomotive removed from NY station 2 weeks after crash
UTICA, N.Y. (AP) -- Crews have removed an old steam locomotive from the Utica train station where the engine was rammed through a wall by a runaway rail car two weeks ago...
2 western New York men indicted in shooting outside store
JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Two men charged in connection with a July shooting at a western New York supermarket have been indicted by a grand jury...
First gay couple married at West Point attacked in SoHo
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NYPD is investigating a bias attack on two men who were the first gay couple to be married at West Point...
New York farm creates corn maze in honor of Bills coach
SCOTTSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- A farm family has welcomed Buffalo Bills head coach Rex Ryan to western New York by including his image in a giant corn maze...

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