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DOH selects companies to oversee medical marijuana program

July 31, 2015 | 12:02 PM
The New York State Department of Health today announced its selection of five ...more»

Veteran lawmaker from Syracuse named new No. 2 in NY Senate

July 31, 2015 | 08:27 AM
A veteran lawmaker from Syracuse has been named deputy majority leader of the ...more»

Skelos heading to trial on corruption charges

July 30, 2015 | 01:53 PM
A former state Senate leader is set to go to trial this fall on charges he ...more»

New bill would require screening for weapons at theaters, malls and arenas

July 29, 2015 | 01:31 PM
Following the recent shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana, Sen. Tony Avella, D-Queens, ...more»

Assemblyman DiPietro says new fast food wages will hurt teens

July 29, 2015 | 01:18 PM
Assemblyman David DiPietro, R-East Aurora, said the state wage board’s ...more»

Troopers' union complains about patrol car mileage

July 29, 2015 | 10:25 AM
The union representing state troopers has filed a complaint saying many patrol ...more»

Interstate gas pipeline re-routed to avoid fragile NY forest

July 29, 2015 | 10:11 AM
A section of the planned Constitution Pipeline, designed to bring natural gas ...more»

Governor burnishes labor ties at Lake George events

July 29, 2015 | 10:10 AM
New York's governor has travelled to Lake George to address two meetings of ...more»

Christie: I'll meet with Cuomo, feds on Hudson rail tunnel

July 29, 2015 | 10:06 AM
Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday he expects to meet with New York Gov. Andrew ...more»

Chief administrative judge stepping down

July 29, 2015 | 09:58 AM
New York's chief administrative judge, who oversees the administration of the ...more»

Major U.S. companies pledge to reduce carbon footprint

July 28, 2015 | 03:14 PM
Thirteen of the largest companies in the United States have signed the American ...more»

Lawmaker wants Westchester included with NYC for purpose of wage increases

July 28, 2015 | 03:04 PM
Assemblyman Tom Abinanti, D-Greenburgh, is urging the state Labor Department ...more»

Bill would eliminate religious and philosophical exemptions for childhood vaccines

July 28, 2015 | 01:39 PM
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, a Bronx Democrat, is introducing a new bill that ...more»

Prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers

July 28, 2015 | 11:55 AM
A northern New York prison worker admitted Tuesday to smuggling hacksaw blades ...more»

Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport

July 28, 2015 | 08:38 AM
A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," ...more»

NY wins $600 million hub for photonics research, development

July 28, 2015 | 08:37 AM
Rochester, whose fortunes have risen and fallen with the demand for futuristic ...more»

Sen. Sampson found guilty of obstruction

July 27, 2015 | 02:04 PM
A once-powerful New York politician was convicted Friday on charges he lied ...more»

Central NY woman fighting DEC to keep wild deer

July 27, 2015 | 02:04 PM
Licensed animal rehabilitator Cindy McGinley is at odds with the Department ...more»

Facebook loses in clash with prosecutors over users’ data

July 27, 2015 | 02:03 PM
Facebook can’t block nearly 400 search warrants seeking users’ ...more»

‘War has come to our shores’

July 27, 2015 | 02:02 PM
Following the attack of a military recruiting center and a Navy and Marines ...more»

Gov. Cuomo signs legislation that strengthens disability protections

July 27, 2015 | 02:01 PM
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is marking the 25th anniversary of the federal Americans ...more»

Special Education provider overcharges state $800,000

July 27, 2015 | 02:00 PM
The latest in a series of audits released by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli ...more»

Comptroller uncovers larceny by town clerk

July 27, 2015 | 01:59 PM
Former Bennington Town Clerk Tina Metz plead guilty July 22 in Wyoming County ...more»
Yankees place RHP Diego Moreno on DL with elbow inflammation
CHICAGO (AP) -- The New York Yankees have placed reliever Diego Moreno on the 15-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation...
Travers to raise purse by $350,000 if American Pharoah runs
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York Racing Association will raise the purse of the $1...
NY Lottery
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- These New York lotteries were drawn Sunday:...
Winning numbers drawn in 'Win 4 Midday' game
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The winning numbers in Sunday 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 Sunday afternoon's drawing of the New York Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:...
Canadian rivers: Solution to Northeast's high energy prices?
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Plenty of raw electricity sloshes around in Quebec's rivers and reservoirs, promising relief for U...
Event held in North Texas to recognize Vietnam veterans
WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) -- Vietnam War veterans waved to friends and family along a parade route in a North Texas town as part of a belated welcome-home event...
Coast Guard helicopter lands on SI golf course; no injuries
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Coast Guard helicopter had to make an emergency landing on the grounds of a Staten Island golf course because of smoke and fumes in the cockpit...
Cake: The new favorite mode for American political debate?
NEW YORK (AP) -- It should be a piece of cake...
Ferguson spurs 40 new state measures; activists want more
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- When a white Ferguson policeman fatally shot a black 18-year-old nearly a year ago, the St...
Things to know about Canadian hydropower in US Northeast
Power produced by hydroelectric generators in Canada have played a part in the U...
Separate NYC gunfire incidents leave 2 dead, 11 wounded
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two people were killed and 11 others wounded in three overnight shootings in New York City, including nine people hurt when gunfire broke out at a backyard party in Brooklyn, police said Sunday...
Cities make police changes after unrest over citizen deaths
The fatal shooting of Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old, by a white Ferguson, Missouri, policeman was a catalyst for change in the St...
Triple Crown winners usually succeed in 1st race back
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) -- American Pharoah will attempt to do what many Triple Crown champions have done throughout history - win the first race after victories in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes...
Albany airport gets $1.2M to rehabilitate terminal roof
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Albany International Airport is getting $1...
Dothan woman and her 2 sisters reunite for the first time
DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) -- A sea of smiling faces made Barbara Colandrea and Carol Utecht feel more than welcome as they greeted their older sister and her family for the first time at the Dothan airport recently...
NY health exchange says 2.1 million enrolled for coverage
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's health exchange reports connecting 2...
NY State Police cite plan to update patrol vehicle fleet
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York State Police say an update of the patrol vehicle fleet will be completed by the next fiscal year, removing those with more than 125,000 miles driven...
Group wants to restore NY state park's 1930s-era bathhouse
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- An effort is underway in Saratoga Springs to obtain funding to revitalize a Depression-era bathhouse that hasn't been used in decades...
Bobby Brown's sister vows family feud is just beginning
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) -- Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown...

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