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Cardinal Egan, retired NY archbishop, dies at age 82

March 06, 2015 | 08:08 AM
Cardinal Edward Egan, the former archbishop of New York who oversaw a broad ...more»

Donor beware: Schneiderman issues crowdfunding giving tips

March 06, 2015 | 08:07 AM
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says people should take basic precautions ...more»

Rosenthal hails circus elephant decision

March 06, 2015 | 07:41 AM
A New York state lawmaker whose bill made it illegal to pose for photographs ...more»

Thousands of students rally in support of charter schools

March 04, 2015 | 03:28 PM
Thousands of students, parents and teachers participated in a rally in Albany ...more»

Lanza, Malliotakis still fighting to expand TAP grants for college students

March 03, 2015 | 02:54 PM
Senator Andrew Lanza and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, both Staten Island ...more»

Group wants to raise the age of criminal responsibility in New York

March 03, 2015 | 02:15 PM
Advocates for raising the age of criminal responsibility spoke out in Albany ...more»

Upstate New York towns consider seceding to Pennsylvania

March 03, 2015 | 01:49 PM
Plenty of people leave New York state but in a job-hungry stretch of upstate, ...more»

Lawmakers to try again to pass 'toxic toy' bill

March 03, 2015 | 01:48 PM
Two New York state lawmakers have reintroduced legislation intended to ban ...more»

Schools for the disabled want part of $1.1B funding increase

March 03, 2015 | 01:22 PM
Publicly supported schools serving the deaf, blind and severally physically ...more»

MTA officials call for sustained investment in the public transit system

March 03, 2015 | 01:05 PM
Representatives from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority testified before ...more»

Clergy and charter school parents get behind Cuomo's education plan

March 03, 2015 | 12:53 PM
Charter school faculty, parents and clergy from around New York are calling ...more»

NYU launches degree program at state prison in Hudson Valley

March 03, 2015 | 09:53 AM
New York University has enrolled 36 inmates in English classes at Wallkill ...more»

State plans nearly $1 billion in upgrades to parks system

March 03, 2015 | 09:49 AM
New York will transform its aging system of public parks and historic sites ...more»

Students say amnesty, and affirmative consent proposals will improve safety on NY’s college campuses

March 02, 2015 | 02:10 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to implement new rules to protect college students ...more»

Voters: On-time budget trumps ethics reform, according to Siena poll

March 02, 2015 | 02:00 PM
Ninety-two percent of New York voters say corruption in state government is ...more»

Bill would protect whistleblowers who report corruption by public officials

March 02, 2015 | 02:00 PM
In light of recent news headlines about Albany corruption, a Westchester assemblyman ...more»

Assembly bill restricts most outside income for state legislators

March 02, 2015 | 01:59 PM
In hopes of restoring the public trust, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara has ...more»

Silver’s lawyers want bribe case tossed because of Preet’s comments

March 02, 2015 | 01:57 PM
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara didn’t mince words after bringing bribery ...more»

Watchdogs urge lawmakers to set strict limits on outside income

March 02, 2015 | 01:57 PM
Three good government groups are urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers ...more»

Bill would give workers more power to collect lost wages

March 02, 2015 | 01:55 PM
The battle against wage theft has intensified with the recent release of a ...more»

Amedore bill imposes legislative term limits

March 02, 2015 | 01:54 PM
Sen. George Amedore has introduced legislation (S.3808) that would impose term ...more»

Lawmakers begin debate over grand jury reforms

March 02, 2015 | 01:52 PM
New York lawmakers on Thursday began debating grand jury reforms meant to restore ...more»

Senate report finds sex offenders living close to preschools, spurs new legislation

March 02, 2015 | 01:52 PM
The Senate Majority and a group of breakaway Democrats released a report last ...more»
Lewis propels Marist past Quinnipiac 80-74
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Chavaughn Lewis scored 26 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to propel 11th-seeded Marist to an 80-74 upset win over No...
Islanders win 4-3, send Predators to 5th straight loss
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The New York Islanders gave coach Jack Capuano another reminder of just how resilient they are this season...
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:...
Plane skids off snowy New York runway, stops next to icy bay
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay...
Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A late winter storm blanketed the Northeast on Thursday after zipping across much of the South, leaving hundreds of drivers and their passengers stranded on highways in Kentucky and thousands of customers without power in West Virginia...
Education officials announce 2 charter school closures
NEW YORK (AP) -- Education officials announced Thursday that two New York City charter schools they say are not meeting performance standards are to be closed in June...
McMullen's double-double helps Colgate beat Navy 72-62
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) -- Matt McMullen scored 18 points and had 15 boards as No...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash4Life' game
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Cash4Life" game were:...
St. Peter's rolls past Fairfield, 63-33, in MAAC tourney
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Quadir Welton had 13 points and seven rebounds, and No...
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:...
Nationals rally late, down Mets 5-4 in Scherzer's debut
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Max Scherzer will take fun over flawless in his first start for the Washington Nationals...
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:...
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:...
Prosecutor strikes back at NY ex-Assembly speaker's claims
NEW YORK (AP) -- From his use of Twitter to a so-called "perp walk" that consisted of a car ride, a federal prosecutor Thursday defended his handling of the arrest of former ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver...
More NYC high school applicants get school of their choice
NEW YORK (AP) -- About half of the earliest applicants to New York City high schools have been matched to their first choice, education officials said Thursday...
A lot is new for MLS in its 20th season
Now that there's a labor agreement, the 2015 Major League Soccer season is on...
Hall and Oates sue over granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hall and Oates are saying "no can do" to a granola-maker's Haulin' Oats cereal...

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