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Cuomo vetoes bill to change police discipline

January 31, 2015 | 08:12 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed legislation to subject police disciplinary ...more»

Wage board suggests $7.50 wage for tipped workers

January 31, 2015 | 08:11 AM
Restaurant servers and other tipped workers in New York state would make $7.50 ...more»

Rochester legislator drops bid to lead NY Assembly

January 30, 2015 | 01:00 PM
A third candidate to lead New York's Assembly has dropped out and thrown his ...more»

New York Police to beef up DWI enforcement Super Bowl Sunday

January 30, 2015 | 12:21 PM
Police in New York will be on the lookout for drunken drivers on Super Bowl ...more»

Another candidate for NY Assembly speaker drops out

January 30, 2015 | 07:33 AM
Assemblyman Joseph Lentol, a longtime legislator from Brooklyn, dropped his ...more»

Thruway chief: Tappan Zee 'on-time and on-budget'

January 29, 2015 | 02:50 PM
The new acting commissioner of the New York Thruway Authority said his organization ...more»

Sen. Libous' son convicted of under-reporting income to IRS

January 27, 2015 | 02:48 PM
The son of Sen. Tom Libous has been convicted in federal court of lying on ...more»

Senate passes bills to better protect NY'ers from sex offenders

January 27, 2015 | 11:51 AM
The Senate passed a package of seven bills Monday that would extend protections ...more»

Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia Airport

January 27, 2015 | 07:19 AM
Tom Fiore knows what it's like to sit in a taxi for as long as two agonizing ...more»

Calls for ouster of Assembly speaker increase

January 27, 2015 | 07:17 AM
Control of the state Assembly hung in the balance Monday night as longtime ...more»

Moral Monday coalition says Cuomo's budget a good start, but doesn't go far enough

January 26, 2015 | 02:49 PM
A coalition of community, faith and labor leaders rallied in the War Room in ...more»

Cuomo pushes women’s rights package in budget

January 26, 2015 | 02:25 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo continues to advocate a package of bills intended to advance ...more»

More restrictions on e-cigs proposed

January 26, 2015 | 02:24 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has proposed banning electronic cigarettes from all the public ...more»

Gov. urges civil rights law for transgender New Yorkers

January 26, 2015 | 02:24 PM
The governor is calling for an amendment to the state’s civil rights ...more»

Budget Highlights

January 26, 2015 | 02:22 PM
EDUCATION: · Increase school funding by $1.1 billion. · Raise the ...more»

Gov. Cuomo keeping the Dream alive

January 26, 2015 | 02:20 PM
More than 50 students and advocates attended a rally in the Well of the Legislative ...more»

Fracktivists say ‘Thank you Governor’

January 26, 2015 | 02:19 PM
Environmentalists and anti-fracking activists rallied at the Empire State Plaza ...more»

Zimpher hopes to increase SUNY grads

January 26, 2015 | 02:18 PM
The chancellor of the State University of New York unveiled an ambitious goal ...more»

Proposal would allow more charter schools

January 26, 2015 | 02:17 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to allow an additional 100 charter schools in New York. ...more»

Governor wants to change how NY’s youth are prosecuted

January 26, 2015 | 02:16 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing a policy change recommended by a panel of criminal ...more»

Cuomo: Touts plan to reform police-community relations

January 26, 2015 | 02:15 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined a multipart plan to improve police-community relations ...more»

Silver could face 100 years in jail

January 26, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Sheldon Silver, the powerful Speaker of the Assembly for two decades, could ...more»

Plan aimed at easing tax burden, boosting economic development

January 26, 2015 | 01:54 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his fifth State of the State Address last Wednesday ...more»
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Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
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Aqueduct cancels Saturday racing because of cold weather
NEW YORK (AP) -- Aqueduct has canceled the Saturday card due to cold temperatures and high winds in the New York area...
5-alarm warehouse fire burns in Brooklyn; nobody hurt
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 200 firefighters are battling a 5-alarm fire in a Brooklyn storage facility that has sent smoke billowing across the borough and over the East River into Manhattan...
New York Assembly facing historic change in leadership
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The contest to succeed longtime New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was supposed to be an open process, giving lawmakers two weeks to mull their options...
Up to foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast
A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump up to a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest and perhaps even more on Boston, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago...
AP Interview: NYC mayor says he has moved past police crisis
NEW YORK (AP) -- Weeks removed from an open revolt from his own police force that had officers turning their backs on him, Mayor Bill de Blasio now declares he has moved past the rift, striking a tenuous truce with a strategy to stay above the fray and public opinion that eventually soured on the cops' behavior...
CrossFit gym closed after complaints of slamming barbells
NEW YORK (AP) -- A CrossFit gym located in the first-floor of a New York City condo building must close after upstairs neighbors sued over excessive exercise-induced noise...
FDNY: No injuries in 5-alarm Brooklyn warehouse fire
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 200 firefighters are battling a 5-alarm fire in a Brooklyn storage facility that has sent smoke billowing across the borough and over the East River into Manhattan...
Cops save beaten puppy buried alive in snow; owner arrested
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say neighbors witnessed him beat his puppy and bury the dog alive in a snowbank...
Judge orders NYC gym to close over noise complaints
NEW YORK (AP) -- A CrossFit gym located in the first-floor of a New York City condo building must close after upstairs neighbors sued over excessive exercise-induced noise...
Police arrest NY man for drunken driving with kids in car
NORTH HILLS, N.Y. (AP) -- Police say a Long Island man has been arrested on drunken driving and other charges after being pulled over with his two sons in the car...
DNA on duct tape helped solve restaurant robbery near Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Prosecutors say duct tape left behind after a restaurant robbery in the Albany area helped police solve the case...
Cops: Man, 20, stabbed to death on upstate NY street corner
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Police are investigating after a 20-year-old man was found stabbed to death on an upstate New York street corner...
Cops save beaten NYC puppy buried alive; owner arrested
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say neighbors witnessed him beat his puppy and burry the dog alive in a snowbank...
Fenimore Art Museum in Cooperstown plans 10 new exhibits
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Works by such well-known artists as Marc Chagall and Maxfield Parish are among the highlights of the lineup of exhibits planned this year at the Fenimore Art Museum in upstate New York...
Lake Placid Olympic torch to be lit again to mark milestone
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) -- Lake Placid's Olympic Flame Cauldron is being lit again to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Games held in the Adirondack Mountain village...
Feds approve New York state's historic preservation plan
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The federal government has approved New York state's blueprint for guiding efforts to boost historic preservation projects at the local, regional and state levels...
Author of Revolutionary War book to speak at military museum
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York State Military Museum is hosting a talk by a Hudson Valley author whose latest book tells the story of the forgotten soldiers who won the American Revolution...

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