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Cuomo announces plan to extend sexual assault protections to private colleges in the state

February 25, 2015 | 03:46 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo held a meeting Wednesday in Albany to talk about the epidemic ...more»

De Blasio seeks permanent mayoral control of NYC schools

February 25, 2015 | 03:44 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio requested funding for education, affordable ...more»

Silver's lawyers wants bribe case tossed because of Preetís comments

February 25, 2015 | 03:09 PM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn't mince words after bringing bribery charges ...more»

Alzheimerís advocates urge support for governor's budget

February 24, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Advocates for ending Alzheimer’s disease came to Albany on Feb. 24 to ...more»

Corruption in state government is a serious problem, say nine-out-of-ten state voters

February 24, 2015 | 12:08 PM
Ninety-two percent of New York voters say corruption in state government is ...more»

Ex-NY state Assembly speaker faces arraignment in bribe case

February 24, 2015 | 08:17 AM
Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver faces arraignment on bribery charges ...more»

New York governor urges probe of teacher evaluations

February 24, 2015 | 08:03 AM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has urged the state Education Department to investigate the ...more»

Casino bidder: Attorney general probing selection process

February 24, 2015 | 08:02 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is investigating the state's recent ...more»

West Virginia accident renews concerns over oil trains in NY

February 23, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Two recent oil train derailments in Ontario and West Virginia renewed calls ...more»

NY keeps spending more on aging highways and bridges

February 23, 2015 | 02:03 PM
New York has steadily increased spending on highways and bridges over the past ...more»

Assemblywoman on short list for national honor

February 23, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, D-Elmont, has been nominated for the 2015 ...more»

Gamblersí optimism?

February 23, 2015 | 02:00 PM
For anyone betting on the Northeast’s casino bonanza, the odds are long ...more»

Could recent scandals revive plan for an Albany corruption museum?

February 23, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Many cities are known for their rich heritage. Detroit has automobiles. New ...more»

Anti-Common Core Party now the Reform Party

February 23, 2015 | 01:58 PM
Following the sign off from Chemung County Sheriff Chris Moss, Onondaga County ...more»

The Big Ugly

February 23, 2015 | 01:56 PM
New York lawmakers complain that Gov. Andrew Cuomo is injecting too many big ...more»

Cuomo lists detailed ethics reforms in revised budget plan

February 23, 2015 | 01:29 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday proposed detailed ethics reforms meant ...more»

De Blasio to head to Albany to push NYC's agenda

February 23, 2015 | 01:25 PM
Rent control. A higher minimum wage. The Dream Act. Greater investments in ...more»

Gamblers' optimism? Casino money misses states'expectations

February 17, 2015 | 12:50 PM
For anyone betting on the Northeast's casino bonanza, the odds are long on ...more»

Court: State law trumps local limits on sex offender homes

February 17, 2015 | 12:49 PM
New York's highest court ruled Tuesday that state law determines where sex ...more»

Top court OKís appeal of expired order of protection

February 13, 2015 | 04:06 PM
New York’s highest court ruled Thursday that orders of protection can ...more»

Senate Republicans, Cuomo holding ethics talks

February 13, 2015 | 04:05 PM
Republicans in the New York state Senate are in talks with Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...more»

IDC unveils plan to assist seniors

February 13, 2015 | 04:04 PM
The Independent Democratic Conference released a report on Feb. 10 that includes ...more»

Lt. gov congratulates new trooper class

February 13, 2015 | 03:57 PM
Proud parents, significant others, friends and family members bustled to the ...more»
New Yorkers return stolen church paintings to Bolivia
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) -- The discovery that two paintings held by a New York couple had been stolen from a Bolivian church in 2002 has ignited a search for 10 other colonial-era paintings that were taken in the theft, one the largest such crimes in the country's history...
Man guilty of setting up wife's death while on walk with son
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- A New York City man was convicted Thursday of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while the couple was on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey...
NYC police officer's lawsuit over arrest quotas gets revived
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City police officer who said his superiors punished him for complaining about what he said were arrest quotas has gotten his lawsuit reinstated...
NYC police officer's arrest-quota lawsuit gets revived
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City police officer who said his superiors punished him for complaining about what he said were arrest quotas has gotten his lawsuit reinstated...
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:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
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:...
Feds: 3 accused in Islamic State plot vocal about beliefs
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in personal conversations about their commitment and desire to join the extremists, with one of them speaking of shooting President Barack Obama to "strike fear in the hearts of infidels," federal authorities said...
Senate panel OK's Obama attorney general pick
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Loretta Lynch won approval from a key Senate committee Thursday to serve as the nation's next attorney general, as divided Republicans clashed over her support for President Barack Obama's immigration policies...
Barnes & Noble to keep Nook digital business after all
NEW YORK (AP) -- Barnes & Noble is keeping its Nook Media digital business after all...
Man convicted of plotting wife's death with girlfriend
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- A jury has convicted a New York City man for setting up the fatal shooting of his wife in northern New Jersey...
Sabres forward Girgensons to miss at least 2 weeks
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons will miss at least two weeks and center Tyler Ennis is listed day to day, leaving Buffalo without its two top scorers...
Police charge woman with fatally shooting her fiance, 61
GATES, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say they're charged a 49-year-old woman with fatally shooting her fiance during a domestic dispute at their suburban Rochester home...
French bulldog becomes New York City's most popular breed
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City has a new top dog - the French bulldog...
Yanks' Tanaka nears 1st batting practice session
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka threw 40 pitches in his third bullpen session Thursday and could be ready to throw batting practice early next week...
Correction: Mental Health-Housing story
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- In a story Feb. 25 about funding for mental health programs, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount New York allocated last year to train police in handling confrontations with people in mental health crises...
AP source: Bills negotiating to sign quarterback McCown
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Bills are negotiating to sign veteran free agent Josh McCown to address their long-standing needs at quarterback...
Murphy: Mets haven't approached him about long-term deal
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- All-Star second baseman Daniel Murphy said the New York Mets have not approached him about a long-term contract...
NYC mayor defends deal oral suction circumcision ritual
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is defending New York City's tentative agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision...
NYC mayor defends oral suction circumcision deal
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is defending New York City's tentative agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision...

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