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Pataki inches toward 2016 starting line

May 28, 2015 | 07:25 AM
Politicians like to say a presidential campaign is a marathon, not a sprint. ...more»

New York steps up crude-by-rail spill response, monitoring

May 28, 2015 | 07:23 AM
New York's Department of Environmental Conservation says it's stepping up air ...more»

State Police arrest 187 for DWI over holiday weekend

May 28, 2015 | 07:22 AM
A Memorial Day weekend crackdown by New York State Police targeting impaired ...more»

De Blasio urges Albany to act on rent rules, schools

May 28, 2015 | 07:21 AM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and ...more»

Senate committee concerned about NY'ers cyber security

May 27, 2015 | 03:59 PM
The co-chairs of the Senate's Science, Technology, Incubation and Entrepreneurship ...more»

Education commissioner-elect tours Albany school

May 27, 2015 | 03:29 PM
During a visit to a school in Albany, the state’s new Education Commissioner ...more»

Lawyer: Confinement of chimps for research akin to slavery

May 27, 2015 | 02:24 PM
A lawyer seeking to free two chimpanzees from a state university told a judge ...more»

Attorney general to submit broad ethics reforms bill

May 27, 2015 | 08:14 AM
New York's attorney general soon plans to submit broad and detailed legislation ...more»

Florida schools chief to lead New York education department

May 27, 2015 | 08:03 AM
A former Florida school superintendent praised for her collaborative style ...more»

Letter to the Editor: No rational analysis of the facts

May 26, 2015 | 03:57 PM
Assembly bills A.791A (Gunther) and S.4324 (Hannon) are identical bills both ...more»

Voters divided on Education Tax Credit

May 26, 2015 | 01:25 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education tax credit is opposed by a plurality ...more»

Orange County DA announces indictment in kayak case

May 26, 2015 | 12:04 PM
Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler announced Tuesday afternoon that ...more»

Settlement cited in disabled man's homicide at NY facility

May 26, 2015 | 11:45 AM
Court papers show New York settling lawsuits against staff at a state residence ...more»

Corruption is not exclusive to politics in Albany

May 26, 2015 | 10:16 AM
You should know that in his Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015 at ...more»

Corruption has not gotten worse over last few years, voters say

May 26, 2015 | 07:33 AM
While 90 percent of voters say corruption in state government is a serious ...more»

New York lawmakers may aim for status quo in housing debates

May 26, 2015 | 07:25 AM
With Albany still reeling from corruption scandals and time running out on ...more»

GOP lawmaker: NY lawmakers must act on ethics

May 26, 2015 | 07:24 AM
The leader of the Republican minority in New York's state Assembly says legislators ...more»

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»
Former NY GOP governor Pataki in the race for president
EXETER, N.H. (AP) -- George Pataki, the 9/11-era New York governor who achieved electoral success as a Republican in a heavily Democratic state, announced his candidacy for the presidential nomination Thursday, offering himself as a unifying figure in a divided nation...
Notes from Christie-commissioned bridge probe sought
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The two former allies of New Jersey Gov...
Suburban NY police officer gets jail sentence for perjury
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- A former Yonkers police officer has received a jail sentence after lying to get a search warrant for a raid in which a man died...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday 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 Thursday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
AP source: Sabres agree in principle to hire Dan Bylsma
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press the Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement in principle to hire former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma...
US gambling market saturated, yet casinos keep on coming
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- The casino market in the northeastern United States is saturated, yet that's not stopping some states from approving gambling legislation and companies from building new gambling halls...
San Juan mayor upset NYC cabbie wouldn't take her to Bronx
NEW YORK (AP) -- The mayor of San Juan is upset that a New York City taxi driver would not take her to the Bronx...
Judge closes book on last Lindsay Lohan criminal case in LA
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- For the first time in nearly eight years, Lindsay Lohan is not on probation...
8 cars on freight train derail in central New York village
MARATHON, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say eight cars on a 100-car freight train have derailed in a rural village in central New York...
Appeals court: Apple must submit to imposition of monitor
NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple must cooperate with a court-appointed monitor after a judge found the technology giant colluded with book publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices, a federal appeals court said Thursday...
Scientists: Plastic waste in Great Lakes creates many woes
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) -- Scientists say plastic pollution in the Great Lakes helps concentrate toxic chemicals in mussels, fish and other creatures that ingest plastic particles...
Prototype for 1st home pregnancy test going to auction
NEW YORK (AP) -- The prototype for the first home pregnancy test is going on the auction block in New York City...
NYC's Battery Park returns to its historic name: The Battery
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Battery Park has gone back to using its historic name: The Battery...
Prosecutor: Defendant mowed down love rival with her car
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a Mount Vernon woman accused of mowing down a love rival with her car has been indicted on manslaughter and other charges...
ME man faces up to 20 years for fake electrical work claim
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Federal prosecutors say a 36-year-old Topsham, Maine, man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud connected to a scheme about phony electrical work...
Former FIFA member Blazer's plea seems key to investigation
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former FIFA executive committee member Chuck Blazer appears to have provided key information that has been central to the Justice Department's soccer corruption investigation, linking other officials in the Americas to a series of schemes...
Documents of Quaker merchant hanged in 1778 up for auction
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- In November 1778, wealthy Pennsylvania businessman John Roberts III and a fellow Quaker were convicted of treason against the American cause and hanged from a gallows in Philadelphia, despite calls for a pardon from prominent citizens, including three signers of the Declaration of Independence...
New York's Battery Park becomes The Battery again
NEW YORK (AP) -- Battery Park on the southern tip of Manhattan has gone back to using its historic name: The Battery...

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