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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»

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»

Group fighting for more cancer screening funds

February 13, 2015 | 03:52 PM
A national cancer advocacy organization is calling on New York state legislators ...more»
New York exhibits mark centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth
NEW YORK (AP) -- A couple of New York exhibits are paying homage to the centennial of Frank Sinatra's birth by displaying rare photographs and mementos, many of them from the family archive...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Friday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Friday 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 Friday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
NY board advances new casino bidding for Southern Tier
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The state's casino location board on Friday moved forward with new bidding from developers for a license in New York's Southern Tier...
17 people indicted in jewelry shop robberies across 6 states
DETROIT (AP) -- Seventeen Detroit-area residents have been indicted in connection with a series of smash-and-grab robberies at jewelry stores in a half-dozen states...
As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists "The 1%er" made with lobster meat...
Daughters killed by retired officer remembered for smiles
HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) -- Two teenage girls killed by their father, a retired police officer, are being remembered for their smiles...
Sabathia throws 41 pitching during 3rd bullpen session
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- CC Sabathia threw 41 pitches during his third bullpen session at spring training...
Credit card thief swallows diamond ring, police say
VICTOR, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a New York man suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy expensive jewelry tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring...
Exhibitions celebrate centennial birth of Frank Sinatra
NEW YORK (AP) -- Events marking Frank Sinatra's birth 100 years ago are popping up all over...
Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday...
Police: Man caught with stolen credit cards swallowed ring
VICTOR, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a New York man suspected of using stolen credit cards to buy expensive jewelry tried to hide some of the evidence by swallowing a diamond ring...
1 dead in wrong-way crash on Sprain Brook Parkway
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- New York State police say one person was killed in a collision involving a wrong-way driver on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh...
Man charged with aiding terror groups arrested in Indiana
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- A New York man who's among six Bosnian immigrants accused of funneling money and military supplies to terror groups in Iraq and Syria was arrested in central Indiana in early February...
Trooper recovering from injuries suffered in collision
SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say a trooper is recovering from injuries suffered when his patrol vehicle was involved in an on-duty crash on an Adirondack road...
Oil train wrecks increase pressure for tougher safety rules
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars despite industry complaints that it could cost billions and slow freight deliveries...
Cops: Man abandoned backhoe in big hole he dug in rural road
PRATTSBURG, N.Y. (AP) -- State police say they've charged a Rochester man with using excavating equipment to dig a 40-foot-long, 12-foot-deep hole in a rural road in the middle of the night and not telling anyone about it...
NYPD raids puppy mill in SoHo, rescues 10 pups
NEW YORK (AP) -- The NYPD says 10 puppies were rescued during a raid on a puppy mill in Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood...
Bratton: DHS funding vital to NYC's security
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would be irresponsible and dangerous...

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