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NY'ers united against legislative pay raise, split on fracking

December 19, 2014 | 10:23 AM
According to a Siena College Poll released Friday, New Yorkers are strongly ...more»

Casinos slated for Schenectady, Seneca, and Sullivan counties

December 17, 2014 | 03:34 PM
The New York state Gaming Commission's Gaming Facility Location Board has approved ...more»

Stakeholders, experts weigh in on fracking decision

December 17, 2014 | 02:19 PM
After more than five years waiting for a decision on high-volume hydraulic ...more»

Most NY teachers rated effective in evaluations

December 17, 2014 | 07:41 AM
Better than nine out of 10 New York school teachers were rated effective or ...more»

The D'oh of Homer: Professors employ TV's Simpsons

December 17, 2014 | 07:27 AM
Bart and Lisa Simpson have been in elementary school for 25 years. But that ...more»

Tensions mount between NYC mayor, police union

December 16, 2014 | 02:22 PM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing ...more»

Political powerhouse David Garth dies in New York

December 16, 2014 | 10:05 AM
Powerful political adviser David Garth, who spearheaded the creation of the ...more»

NYCLU proposes changing police tactics

December 15, 2014 | 02:36 PM
In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, the ...more»

AG settles with landowner charged with polluting NYC reservoir

December 15, 2014 | 02:32 PM
After a Putnam County landowner’s illegal landfill polluted a New York ...more»

Albany County Exec to hold public hearing on 'toxic toys' bill

December 15, 2014 | 02:21 PM
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will hold a public hearing before a final ...more»

Rappers urge Cuomo to reform justice system

December 15, 2014 | 12:14 PM
Hip-hop moguls Jay-Z and Russell Simmons and rapper-actor Common on Wednesday ...more»

Civil rights groups request hearings on justice reform

December 15, 2014 | 12:13 PM
Twelve civil rights groups sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative ...more»

Cuomo says he will offer justice reform package

December 15, 2014 | 12:12 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday a genuine problem exists with the ...more»

New York education chief to join US Ed Department

December 15, 2014 | 12:10 PM
New York’s education commissioner will step down at year’s end ...more»

Green groups, comptroller concerned about DEC funding and staff levels

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A new report by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli regarding a decrease in funding ...more»

Bill provides a reprieve for NY’s mute swans

December 15, 2014 | 12:08 PM
A bill introduced by Assemblyman Steve Cymbrowitz, D-Brooklyn, countering a ...more»

New York to provide company grants, tax breaks

December 15, 2014 | 12:07 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration on Thursday awarded a new round of ...more»

Doctors, scientists, engineers calling for fracking moratorium

December 15, 2014 | 12:06 PM
Health professionals and scientists are raising awareness about the possible ...more»

Welcome Home!

December 15, 2014 | 12:05 PM
The 10th Mountain Division — the Army’s first to be deployed to ...more»

Zimpher receives Rockefeller award

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher has become the latest recipient of the prestigious ...more»

Court says Indian Point is exempt from state program

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
The Indian Point nuclear power plant on the lower Hudson River is exempt from ...more»

Following toddler’s death, a call to childproof liquid nicotine bottles

December 15, 2014 | 12:04 PM
A recent tragic incident in Fort Plain, Montgomery County, is refocusing attention ...more»

In new guidelines, treatment for gender dysphoria cannot be denied

December 15, 2014 | 12:03 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last Thursday that private insurers must now pay ...more»
Jets players speak out on slain NYPD officers
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Sheldon Richardson was stunned when he heard the news Saturday that two New York City police officers were killed in the line of duty...
Man who helped subdue gunman among Carnegie Heroes
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The parks director of a Pennsylvania township who helped subdue a gunman charged with killing three people at a municipal meeting last year is among 19 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission...
List of people being honored as Carnegie Heroes
Winners of Carnegie Hero medals announced Monday:...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
Bruins rally for 4-3 overtime win against Sabres
BOSTON (AP) -- Dougie Hamilton got the Boston Bruins to overtime, and then Loui Eriksson stepped up again...
Report: Former Clemson QB Chad Kelly arrested
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Clemson quarterback Chad Kelly faces numerous charges, including resisting arrest, after an altercation at a downtown Buffalo restaurant, The Buffalo News reported Sunday night...
Talbot, Rangers edge Hurricanes for 6th win in row
NEW YORK (AP) -- Playing a weak opponent back-to-back gave the New York Rangers a grand chance to enhance their winning streak...
Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings
TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- The ex-girlfriend of the man who ambushed two NYPD officers screamed for help after she was shot and said: "I can't die like this, please please help me," according to a neighbor who said she saw the woman and called 911...
Plumlee, Nets hold off Pistons, 110-105
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Brooklyn Nets had an easy time in their first game this season without Deron Williams - until the last few seconds...
Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 officers killed
HONOLULU (AP) -- President Barack Obama offered full support and federal assistance on Sunday to the New York Police Department in the wake of the killing of two officers the day before...
Police: Fugitive killed Florida officer
MIAMI (AP) -- A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tampa-area police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said...
Jets fall short against Patriots in 17-16 loss
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Rex Ryan fell just short in what could be his last home game as coach of the New York Jets...
Pats edge Jets 17-16, clinch 1st-round playoff bye
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- Tom Brady and the Patriots will be resting at home for the start of the playoffs...
St. Louis Rams lose 37-27 to Giants at home
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams had not allowed a touchdown in three straight games...
Bills playoff hopes end with 26-24 loss to Raiders
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- All that stood between the Buffalo Bills and a meaningful Week 17 game with a playoff bid on the line were the lowly two-win Oakland Raiders...
Police probe 2 fatal shootings on Long Island
WYANDANCH, N.Y. (AP) -- Police on Long Island are investigating two separate fatal shootings...
Raiders knock Bills out of playoffs with 26-24 win
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Unable to make the playoffs for the 12th straight year, the Oakland Raiders are doing a good job keeping other teams out of the postseason...

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