- New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport Updated: Jul-27-15 11:29 pm
NEW YORK - A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub while easing congestion by doubling the space available for planes to operate.
- Judge: Citizens United must disclose donor information to NY Updated: Jul-27-15 8:19 pm
NEW YORK - A nonprofit conservative organization advocating for less government must disclose information about its major donors to New York's attorney general if it wants to solicit money in the state, a judge said Monday.
- Judge rejects ex-NY Assembly speaker's bid to toss charges Updated: Jul-24-15 7:02 pm
NEW YORK - Former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver lost a bid Friday to toss out corruption charges against him.
- NY state senator's felony narrows GOP majority Updated: Jul-24-15 3:09 am
ALBANY, New York - A Republican state senator's felony conviction has cut the GOP's already slender majority in the Senate to the barest minimum.
- Leading NY lawmaker found guilty of lying to FBI Updated: Jul-22-15 6:01 pm
WHITE PLAINS, New York - The No. 2 Republican in the New York Senate was found guilty Wednesday of lying to the FBI, a felony conviction that will cost him his seat.
- NY attorney general, others urges call blocking on phones Updated: Jul-22-15 12:47 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has joined counterparts from 44 other states in calling on five major phone companies to offer call-blocking technology to customers to help stop robocalls.
- NYC to MTA: Let's work to fill $14 billion funding gap Updated: Jul-22-15 7:35 am
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration wants the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to work with New York City to figure out how to fund a $14 billion gap in the transportation agency's capital plan.
- NY attorney general sues to shut charity Updated: Jul-22-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's attorney general has sued in an effort to shut down a Brooklyn-based charity, saying it's doing little to fight childhood leukemia.
- Ex-NY Senate leader, son indicted anew in corruption case Updated: Jul-21-15 8:03 pm
NEW YORK - The latest indictment against a former state Senate leader says he pressured a malpractice insurance company that wanted to discuss legislation with him into hiring his son and then supported his son after he bragged to his new boss that he didn't have to show up for work because of his father's powerful post.
- NY Assembly speaker announces $400K to combat heroin abuse Updated: Jul-21-15 12:59 pm
SYRACUSE, New York - A hospital in central New York is getting $400,000 from the state to fight heroin addiction.
- New York issues districts guidance for transgender students Updated: Jul-20-15 5:25 pm
Teachers of transgender students should follow the students' lead when deciding which names or pronouns to use and schools should avoid practices rooted in stereotypes, like having color-coded graduation gowns for girls and boys, according to state-issued guidance for accommodating transgender students in New York schools.
- New York Assembly speaker to kick off upstate tour Updated: Jul-20-15 11:26 am
SYRACUSE, New York - The new speaker of the New York state Assembly is heading north to visit with leaders and residents in the upstate region.
- NY lawmakers add to call for more upper-Hudson dredging Updated: Jul-18-15 9:04 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state legislators from both houses are asking General Electric to perform additional dredging of the upper-Hudson River.
- Schneiderman reports raising $2 million in campaign funds Updated: Jul-16-15 4:15 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman reports raising more than $2 million in campaign donations over the past six months.
- NY Gov. Cuomo signs new protections for nail salon workers Updated: Jul-16-15 1:47 pm
NEW YORK - New York's governor has signed into law tougher regulations of nail salons to protect employees, many of them female immigrants, from workplace mistreatment and exploitation.
- Attention, drivers! Construction starting on NYC Deegan Updated: Jul-16-15 12:02 pm
NEW YORK - The state transportation department says a construction project will be tying up the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx for about two years.
- NYC pizza franchise owner pleads guilty in wage theft case Updated: Jul-15-15 6:05 pm
NEW YORK - The owner of nine Papa John's pizza franchises in the Bronx pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges including illegally taking wages from his employees, the New York state attorney general said.
- NY AG enlists local prosecutors to probe killings by police Updated: Jul-15-15 4:02 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has authorized local prosecutors to start investigations when police kill unarmed civilians but he prohibited them from giving immunity to any witnesses.
- NY Gov. Cuomo touts special prosecutor in NAACP speech Updated: Jul-15-15 11:20 am
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has told a gathering of the NAACP that New York is working to restore public trust in law enforcement following the deaths of unarmed civilians at the hands of police.
- Ex-Assembly speaker's son-in-law admits to Ponzi scheme Updated: Jul-13-15 6:05 pm
NEW YORK - A son-in-law of former New York state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver pleaded guilty to securities fraud Monday, admitting to cheating investors out of nearly $6 million in a Ponzi scheme.
- NY State Police boosting patrols in construction zones Updated: Jul-12-15 9:06 am
ALBANY, New York - State Police Troop T is ramping up its patrols in construction zones on the New York State Thruway.
- NY DEC to issue permits for Belleayre Resort Project Updated: Jul-12-15 8:34 am
ALBANY, New York - The New York Department of Environmental Conservation is giving the go-ahead for a resort near the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center.
- Gov. Abbott heading to NY on first economic development trip Updated: Jul-10-15 6:08 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Republican Gov. Greg Abbott is making New York the first stop on his plans to travel around the U.S. and world to woo companies to Texas.
- NY says home care company will pay $22.4M in inquiry Updated: Jul-10-15 4:55 pm
NEW YORK - The New York Attorney General's office says a home care provider formerly owned by Walgreens will pay $22.4 million to end allegations it overcharged the state's Medicaid program for a costly drug that is mostly given to premature babies.
- NY farmer group proposes gas well fracking using propane Updated: Jul-09-15 5:35 pm
ALBANY, New York - A group of five farm families is seeking a state permit for a natural gas well using gelled propane instead of water for fracking, thus avoiding New York's ban on high-volume hydraulic fracturing.