- Primaries in 4 New York districts with retiring congressmen Updated: Jun-28-16 5:35 pm
ALBANY, New York - Nine Democrats are running to replace Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel and five more on Long Island are competing for Rep. Steve Israel's seat in congressional primary elections Tuesday.
- FBI, police search NY property for clues in 1981 slaying Updated: Jun-28-16 8:56 am
SULLIVAN, New York - Authorities are searching a central New York property for evidence in the disappearance and presumed slaying of a college student 35 years ago.
- NYS police: Suspect crashes car after domestic abduction Updated: Jun-28-16 6:42 am
GREENBURGH, New York - New York state police say a man they believe abducted a woman at gunpoint has been taken into custody, hours after he fled the scene of a car crash.
- NY lawmakers want inmate death reports for families Updated: Jun-28-16 12:37 am
ALBANY, New York - New York lawmakers have voted to require corrections officials provide death certificates to families of inmates who die in prison and respond to their inquiries.
- Supreme Court ruling a factor in appeal by 2 NY politicians Updated: Jun-27-16 5:27 pm
NEW YORK - Manhattan prosecutors say the appeals of corruption convictions by two top New York State political figures can survive fresh scrutiny in light of Monday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling overturning a former Virginia governor's bribery conviction. Defense lawyers disagree.
- Southern Tier woman thrown from motorcycle, killed Updated: Jun-27-16 7:42 am
VAN ETTEN, New York - New York State Police say a Southern Tier woman is dead after she was thrown from a motorcycle.
- NY election hotline for complaints in Tuesday primaries Updated: Jun-26-16 9:08 am
ALBANY, New York - The New York attorney general's office plans to operate a complaint hotline to address voter problems in Tuesday's congressional primaries.
- NY lawmakers back state funding to improve indigent defense Updated: Jun-25-16 8:04 am
ALBANY, New York - New York would start paying for public defenders statewide under legislation heading to the governor's desk to ensure the poor have lawyers at arraignments and fill other gaps in how they're represented.
- NY elections boards advised to offer affidavit ballots Updated: Jun-24-16 12:49 am
ALBANY, New York - The state attorney general is advising boards of election around the state to provide affidavit ballots at next Tuesday's congressional primary to voters whose names may not appear in poll books.
- Firm sees growth potential in medical marijuana market Updated: Jun-23-16 3:58 pm
PITTSBURGH - From the start, Lalit Chordia wants this to be clear: His manufacturing outfit in O'Hara is not a medical marijuana company.
- NYC subway riders fight back at groping, grinding, lewd acts Updated: Jun-23-16 7:48 am
NEW YORK - A young woman boards a crowded subway in New York City. As more passengers pile in, a man inches closer and starts grinding his groin against her. The woman knows what's happening but the train is so packed she can't get away.
- Editorials from around New York Updated: Jun-22-16 2:19 pm
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
- Jimmy John's agrees not to enforce non-compete agreement Updated: Jun-22-16 12:25 pm
NEW YORK - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the Jimmy John's sandwich chain has agreed to stop including non-compete agreements in hiring packets used for low-wage workers.
- California Editorial Roundup Updated: Jun-22-16 10:22 am
- Cuomo seeks probe on tunnel closure tied to corruption case Updated: Jun-21-16 9:59 pm
NEW YORK - New York's governor demanded an investigation Tuesday into allegations that a lane in one of the traffic-clogged tunnels connecting Manhattan to New Jersey was shut down as a special favor to a politically connected businessman accused of paying bribes to police commanders.
- Cuomo says rise in NYC subway sex crimes is 'unacceptable' Updated: Jun-21-16 4:46 pm
NEW YORK - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says more needs to be done to curb a rise in sex offenses in the New York City subway system.
- Mystery lingers for '70 slaying of man wearing suit, pajamas Updated: Jun-21-16 9:46 am
SAUGERTIES, New York - New York State Police are still trying to solve the 46-year-old killing of a still-unidentified man who was wearing a business suit with pajamas underneath when he was slain.
- Oklahoma governor to meet with rating agencies in New York Updated: Jun-20-16 4:22 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin is traveling to New York this week to visit with some of the nation's top credit rating agencies, and she's taking top state lawmakers with her.
- Measure to curb illegal Airbnb listings heads to NY governor Updated: Jun-20-16 2:55 pm
ALBANY, New York - A proposal to outlaw online advertisements for short-term New York City apartment rentals on sites like Airbnb has cleared the state Legislature.
- New York lawmakers leave Albany without big ethics reforms Updated: Jun-18-16 3:15 pm
ALBANY, New York - Another legislative session is in the books, and another chapter in Albany's long story of backroom horse trading has come to a close - without the reforms voters say are needed to address corruption.
- Hudson oil spill would be difficult to clean up Updated: Jun-18-16 11:25 am
WOODLAND PARK, New Jersey - The Hudson River may still become a major corridor for the shipment of thick, tar sands oil from Canada despite moves last year by New York officials that many thought stopped those efforts.
- New York: Harvest season for large, smallmouth bass now open Updated: Jun-18-16 8:14 am
ALBANY, New York - State environmental officials say the regular harvest season for largemouth and smallmouth bass is now open.
- The Latest: NY Legislature adjourns Updated: Jun-18-16 5:27 am
ALBANY, New York - The Latest on the New York Legislature as it works toward adjournment (all times eastern):
- NY legal news site to halt use of non-compete agreements Updated: Jun-15-16 10:06 pm
ALBANY, New York - A legal news site has agreed to stop requiring reporters and other employees to sign non-compete agreements under a deal reached with New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
- NY lawmakers OK "Peter Falk's Law" for death notification Updated: Jun-15-16 8:34 pm
ALBANY, New York - Legislation in New York named after the late actor Peter Falk aims to ensure that the relatives of people in guardianship are notified when their loved one dies.