- DraftKings open to regulation as it works to regain trust Updated: Oct-07-15 8:59 pm
LAS VEGAS - As daily fantasy sports operators FanDuel and DraftKings hustle to prove they can be trusted by thousands of users each week, cheating allegations have served as a backdrop for lingering questions about an industry that has been unregulated.
- Judge OKs Muslim film ads rejected by New York subway agency Updated: Oct-07-15 8:03 pm
NEW YORK - A federal judge gave a green light Wednesday to light-hearted subway advertisements promoting a documentary about American Muslim comedians, saying a transportation agency improperly labeled them political in nature.
- DA: Man leading cops on high-speed chase caused NY bus crash Updated: Oct-07-15 5:11 pm
NEW YORK - Prosecutors say a man led police on a high-speed chase in Queens before crashing into a New York City bus, injuring a dozen people.
- NYC council enters city vs state fight over MTA funding Updated: Oct-07-15 12:13 pm
NEW YORK - Two New York council members say the city shouldn't pay any more than what's already been allotted to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
- Urban Outfitters to end on-call scheduling in New York Updated: Oct-07-15 11:56 am
ALBANY, New York - Urban Outfitters will end on-call scheduling at stores in New York state, becoming the latest retailer to respond to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's inquiry into the practice of requiring workers to report for shifts on short notice.
- Activists: Stop gas terminal off New York, New Jersey coasts Updated: Oct-06-15 7:14 pm
SEA BRIGHT, New Jersey - Environmentalists and some elected officials are calling on the governors of New York and New Jersey to oppose a proposal for a liquefied natural gas import terminal off both states' coasts.
- NY attorney general offers guidance after data breach Updated: Oct-06-15 3:01 am
ALBANY, New York - The state attorney general says more than 1 million New Yorkers who are T-Mobile wireless customers may have had personal data exposed in the recent breach at the Experian credit reporting agency, suggesting steps to protect against identity theft.
- NY attorney general sues over 'designer drug' sales Updated: Oct-05-15 4:59 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has sued distributors on opposite sides of the state alleging they sell illicit "designer drugs."
- Basil Seggos named New York's environmental commissioner Updated: Oct-02-15 4:39 pm
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has named his top environmental adviser as the new commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Conservation, a post that has been vacant since July.
- US regulators say GE can dismantle Hudson PCB cleanup plant Updated: Oct-01-15 5:40 pm
ALBANY, New York - Federal regulators said Thursday they have no problem with General Electric dismantling a Hudson River PCB cleanup plant as six years of dredging wraps up, even though government advisers had asked to keep it in place while they assess results of the $2 billion cleanup.
- NY seeks comment on plan for eastern Lewis County land Updated: Sep-28-15 3:06 am
LOWVILLE, New York - The state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking public comment on a proposed plan for state-owned land near the western edge of the Adirondacks in Lewis County.
- NY reminds new hunters: safety course required for license Updated: Sep-27-15 8:01 am
ALBANY, New York - New York environmental officials are reminding new hunters and trappers that they first need to take a safety and education course.
- NY Gov. Cuomo, Cuban President Castro talk economic ties Updated: Sep-25-15 4:22 pm
NEW YORK - New York's governor and the president of Cuba have met to discuss economic development as relations between the Caribbean nation and the U.S. continue to thaw.
- NYS audit critical of subway trash can removal experiment Updated: Sep-23-15 6:48 am
NEW YORK - A state comptroller's audit is critical of a Metropolitan Transportation Authority pilot program that removed trash cans from 39 subway stations to reduce garbage and rats.
- NY attorney general questions Orange County voter challenges Updated: Sep-23-15 3:06 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has asked the Orange County Board of Elections to explain challenges to voting registration applications filed by at least 30 Chinese-American students at Fei Tian College.
- NY attorney general probes Volkswagen emissions cheating Updated: Sep-22-15 5:49 pm
ALBANY, New York - The state's attorney general said Tuesday that his office will join investigations of Volkswagen following reports about how the automaker installed software in diesel-powered cars to cheat emissions tests.
- Ex-New York assemblyman sentenced to 14 years for bribery Updated: Sep-17-15 4:40 pm
NEW YORK - A former state assemblyman from a family of Brooklyn politicians was sentenced Thursday to 14 years in prison in a scheme to take bribes from a carnival promoter and two undercover FBI agents posing as out-of-town real estate investors.
- Vermont changes Amber Alert procedures after recent case Updated: Sep-16-15 6:09 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Public Safety officials are making some changes to the way Amber Alert messages are sent out in the state when a child is missing and believed to be in danger, officials said Wednesday.
- Cuomo, Christie ask Obama for 'fair' plan for Hudson tunnel Updated: Sep-15-15 7:29 pm
ALBANY, New York - The governors of New York and New Jersey wrote to President Barack Obama on Tuesday asking the federal government to pay for half the cost of a new rail tunnel below the Hudson River - a sign that the long-delayed project could be moving ahead.
- Wu, ex-lieutenant governor candidate, to advise Schneiderman Updated: Sep-15-15 6:40 pm
ALBANY, New York - A Columbia Law school professor who ran for New York lieutenant governor last year is joining Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office as a special adviser focusing on technology and Internet policy.
- Ex-New York legislator gets jail for false expense claims Updated: Sep-14-15 4:36 pm
ALBANY, New York - A former longtime state assemblyman from New York City was sentenced Monday to 13 months in jail after he admitted submitting at least $40,000 in false expense vouchers for days he didn't actually travel to Albany.
- NY considers annual shutdowns of nuclear plant to save fish Updated: Sep-14-15 2:11 pm
NEW YORK - Hearings began Monday on a proposal to close the Indian Point nuclear plant for part of each summer to protect fish during spawning season.
- New York settles suit with bank on Buffalo minority lending Updated: Sep-10-15 6:54 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has settled a federal lawsuit with a bank accused of avoiding mortgages for black residents in Buffalo.
- Lawmaker: Port Authority reforms would prevent favor trading Updated: Sep-10-15 3:11 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers shined a spotlight Thursday on possible corruption at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that touches a former agency executive who is also an ally of White House contender Gov. Chris Christie.
- New York attorney general targets devil's claw manufacturers Updated: Sep-09-15 10:21 pm
ALBANY, New York - The state's attorney general is demanding that 13 manufacturers stop selling an obscure herbal remedy for arthritis called devil's claw because DNA tests found samples contained a plant species different from the plant on their labels.