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DEC Commissioner Martens resigns

July 02, 2015 | 08:25 AM
A day after enacting a promised ban on fracking, New York Department of Environmental ...more»

New warden, increased security after New York prison escape

July 02, 2015 | 08:24 AM
A new superintendent has been named at the maximum-security prison in upstate ...more»

Ex-NY Sen. Smith gets 7 years in prison for mayor race plot

July 01, 2015 | 12:58 PM
Former Democratic state Sen. Malcolm Smith was sentenced Wednesday to seven ...more»

Firefighters say: Leave the fireworks to the professionals

July 01, 2015 | 09:23 AM
While this is the first Independence Day since certain fireworks were legalized ...more»

$7.3B to be shared among health care networks to overhaul

July 01, 2015 | 08:07 AM
Some $7.3 billion will be divided among 25 networks of health care providers ...more»

At last, de Blasio takes off gloves and hits back at Cuomo

July 01, 2015 | 08:04 AM
Mayor Bill de Blasio, who 18 months ago in his inaugural address pledged to ...more»

Official: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escape

July 01, 2015 | 08:03 AM
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed ...more»

Fast Food Wage Board needs to deliberate on proposed increase

June 29, 2015 | 03:13 PM
The state’s Fast Food Wage Board was unable to come to a unanimous decision ...more»

It's official: DEC bans fracking in 44-page 'findings statement'

June 29, 2015 | 02:58 PM
The state Department of Environmental Conservation seven-year review on hydraulic ...more»

Second Dannemora convict captured; lawmakers thank police, look to prevent future incidents

June 29, 2015 | 12:44 PM
Following the death of escaped inmate Richard Matt and the capture of David ...more»

Tedisco calls for 3-month legislative session to stop taxpayer-funded ‘pontification, thumb-twiddling’

June 29, 2015 | 12:02 PM
Assemblyman Jim Tedisco, R-Glenville, is calling for a dramatic rethinking ...more»

Status Quo

June 29, 2015 | 12:00 PM
A laundry list of changes in the state Legislature this session has made for ...more»

Good-govt. groups: lawmakers have unfinished business

June 29, 2015 | 11:59 AM
New York’s leading watchdog groups are calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...more»

Education tax credit fails in final days of session

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the death of the Parental Choice in Education Act, ...more»

‘The nightmare is finally over’

June 29, 2015 | 11:55 AM
Some of the same state troopers who spent three weeks hunting down two escaped ...more»

NYU study projects single-contract savings

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
A new report from New York University projects major savings from combining ...more»

Legislature passes IDA reform bill

June 29, 2015 | 11:53 AM
The passage of a series of Industrial Development Agency reforms under a recent ...more»

Bill would establish forcible touching crime on public transit systems

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
A bill (A.4969-b/S.3203-a) relating to the crime of forcible touching was passed ...more»

AG to serve as special prosecutor in cases where police kill civilians

June 29, 2015 | 11:52 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will appoint Attorney General Eric Schneiderman as a statewide ...more»

Bill would give inmates’ families access to prison medical records

June 29, 2015 | 11:51 AM
A bill that would disclose an inmate’s medical information to family ...more»

‘Raise the Age’ effort fails; youth can still be prosecuted and tried as adults

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
To the dismay of the Raise the Age NY Campaign and its supporters, lawmakers ...more»

Bill would consider a veteran’s disabilities when prosecuting certain crimes

June 29, 2015 | 11:50 AM
In 2009, Robert "Bar" Porter found himself in Saratoga County watching on as ...more»

AG settles with liquid nicotine manufacturers over safety issues

June 29, 2015 | 11:49 AM
New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced June 22 that four ...more»
Matt Harvey struggles for Mets in 4-3 loss to Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Matt Harvey was bowed by the Los Angeles Dodgers and then bloodied...
Spectators brave tight security for NYC fireworks show
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people braved tight security along New York City's East River to watch the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Saturday:...
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:...
Greinke outduels Harvey in Dodgers' 4-3 win over Mets
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Zack Greinke insists he just lives in the present, so don't ask him to consider his career-best scoreless streak of 27 2/3 innings or a possible start for the National League in the All-Star Game...
Officials say man dies after falling off Jet Ski in NY
PORTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a man is dead after he fell off his Jet Ski in Lake Ontario...
Parades, hot dogs, cold beer: America celebrates July 4
Parades, fireworks, naturalization ceremonies, eating contests and music ushered in the Fourth of July as the United States marked 239 years as an independent nation on Saturday...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Powerball' game
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:...
Villa, New York City FC beat Montreal Impact 2-1
MONTREAL (AP) -- David Villa scored twice to help New York City FC beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night...
Billy Joel weds girlfriend during Fourth of July party
NEW YORK (AP) -- Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple's annual Fourth of July party...
Teixeira's double sparks Yanks to 3-2 walk-off win over Rays
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Teixeira turned on a 94 mph fastball from Brad Boxberger and hit a sharp grounder between the diving bodies of James Loney, positioned just off first base, and second baseman Jake Elmore, about 15 feet from the foul line, in short right field...
Finlay scores twice, Crew beat Red Bulls 2-1
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Kei Kamara set up Ethan Finlay's two goals, and the Columbus Crew rallied to beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Saturday night...
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:...
New York man drowns during Independence Day swim at shore
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) -- An official says a 22-year-old man who was having an Independence Day swim with friends at the Jersey shore suddenly disappeared from their sight and was found dead in the surf less than an hour later...
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:...
Speightster wins Belmont's Dwyer Stakes
NEW YORK (AP) -- Lady Eli and Speightster both remained unbeaten with impressive victories on the Stars & Stripes holiday card Saturday at Belmont Park...
Bush says he takes Trump's immigration remarks personally
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says he is personally offended by rival Donald Trump's recent remarks about Mexico and immigrants and calls the remarks far outside the mainstream of Republican thought...

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