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New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten

May 22, 2015 | 07:36 AM
More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released ...more»

Little interest in Gov. Cuomo's summit on purging emails

May 22, 2015 | 07:33 AM
There should be plenty of seats available at Friday's meeting called by Democratic ...more»

NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

May 22, 2015 | 07:32 AM
New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental ...more»

O'Donnell calls on governor to ban state-sponsored travel to Louisiana

May 21, 2015 | 02:15 PM
A day after Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal issued an executive order protecting ...more»

Thruway board approves 2015 budget without toll hikes

May 21, 2015 | 02:08 PM
The Thruway Authority board has approved a revised budget for 2015 without ...more»

AARP warns of 'Gen-Xodus'

May 21, 2015 | 02:06 PM
A majority of New Yorkers turning 50 this year worry about not saving enough ...more»

Legislature hosts Consul General of Italy

May 21, 2015 | 02:05 PM
Sen. David Carlucci, president of the Conference of Italian-American state ...more»

New York's top financial regulator to step down

May 21, 2015 | 07:12 AM
Benjamin Lawsky, New York state's top financial regulator who collected billions ...more»

Study: Local lockups can be more pricey to run than thought

May 21, 2015 | 07:11 AM
It turns out running a jail can be even more expensive than previously thought. ...more»

Voters approve 99 percent of New York school budgets

May 21, 2015 | 07:10 AM
New York voters have again approved nearly all school budgets put before them ...more»

New board will begin discussion on fast food wage hike

May 21, 2015 | 07:08 AM
Fast-food workers raised their voices across New York on Wednesday to demand ...more»

NY cuts red tape in pesticide regulations for farmers

May 21, 2015 | 07:03 AM
The Cuomo administration is cutting some red tape to make it easier for farmers ...more»

Ethics rules must be an end-of-session priority, says good government coalition

May 20, 2015 | 06:58 AM
New York's leading good government groups on Wednesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo ...more»

Hearing focuses on climate change

May 20, 2015 | 06:56 AM
The push for New York to take greater steps to fight climate change continues ...more»

'Brittany's Law' would create a violent felon registry

May 19, 2015 | 07:30 AM
Lawmakers, activists and victims' families were at the state Capitol Monday ...more»

Progressives, watchdogs speak out against education tax credit proposal

May 19, 2015 | 07:24 AM
Good government groups and religious leaders are calling on the New York Legislature ...more»

Regulators say 11 lenders to monitor vacant properties

May 19, 2015 | 07:23 AM
New York regulators said Monday that 11 lenders have agreed to monitor and ...more»

Assembly votes to extend NYC's local control of schools

May 19, 2015 | 07:22 AM
Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City's public schools would be renewed ...more»

Governor's letter to the Legislature on restoring trust in the criminal justice system

May 18, 2015 | 02:45 PM
Dear Member of the New York State Legislature: "It is palpable. Confidence ...more»

Capitol scandals raise tough questions for New York governor

May 18, 2015 | 02:06 PM
They were Albany's most powerful men: the governor, the Senate leader and the ...more»

Time to implement Moreland Commission recommendations, say good government groups

May 18, 2015 | 11:23 AM
As Senate Republicans huddled in Room 332 of the Capitol Monday to pick a new ...more»

Tenants march to support renewal of NYC rent control

May 18, 2015 | 11:18 AM
A crowd of residential tenants and elected officials rallied Thursday and marched ...more»

Education tax credit for private schools among Cuomo’s priorities this session

May 18, 2015 | 11:16 AM
As lawmakers prepare for the final weeks of session, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing ...more»
Men who smuggled guns to NYC on buses sentenced
NEW YORK (AP) -- A pair of Southern gun runners charged with smuggling firearms into New York City will be spending time behind bars...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Thursday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Take 5' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Take 5" game were:...
US beats Cuba 9-4 in wrestling exhibition in Times Square
NEW YORK (AP) -- The video screens of Times Square shining a spotlight down on him, Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs smiled widely for the TV cameras as he described his goals of the last three years: "Trying to become a better interviewee...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash4Life' game
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Cash4Life" game were:...
Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 10' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Pick 10" game were:...
Little interest in Gov. Cuomo's summit on purging emails
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- There should be plenty of seats available at Friday's meeting called by Democratic Gov...
Manfred says Yanks have grounds to not pay A-Rod bonus
NEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he thinks the New York Yankees have grounds not to pay Alex Rodriguez a $6 million marketing bonus for tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career home run list...
Ex-jail guard cites poor legal help, gets sentencing delayed
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former jail guard convicted of ignoring the pleas of a dying inmate made a last-minute claim that his legal representation had been insufficient, leading a federal judge to postpone his sentencing on Thursday...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Win 4 Evening" game were:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:...
Penguins GM: Dan Bylsma free to pursue any coaching job
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Former Pittsburgh Penguins coach Dan Bylsma is free to take any job opening, including the Buffalo Sabres' vacancy...
Man convicted of setting up wife's killing sentenced to life
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) -- A New York City man convicted of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while they were on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey was sentenced to life in prison Thursday...
New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released documents contain accounts, some never before seen publicly, from National Guardsmen and a doctor who said they saw injured inmates beaten with clubs and others with wounds indicating they were tortured as state police and guards retook control of Attica...
Rangers searching for answers on defense against Lightning
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Henrik Lundqvist seems baffled...
NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state regulators said Thursday they'll require further environmental review before deciding whether to allow a fuel transport company to install facilities at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil...
Colombia arrests woman wanted in 2007 New Jersey death
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Police have arrested a former New Jersey resident wanted in the U...
Garcia goes 7 in return, but Cardinals lose 5-0 to Mets
NEW YORK (AP) -- Back on a major league mound for the first time in 11 months, Jaime Garcia gave the St...
Finally, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio returns to Staten Island
NEW YORK (AP) -- Since Mayor Bill de Blasio's last official public event on Staten Island, to see if a groundhog spotted its shadow, he has traveled to Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, California and the nation's capital...

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