- Rainbow flags, images of shooting victims at pride parades Updated: Jun-26-16 11:12 pm
NEW YORK - Rainbow flags were held high along with portraits of the dead as thousands of people marched Sunday in gay pride parades tempered by this month's massacre at a Florida gay nightclub.
- The Latest: Hillary Clinton Marching in NYC gay pride parade Updated: Jun-26-16 3:44 pm
NEW YORK - The Latest on gay pride parades nationwide (all times local):
- Bill Cunningham, NY Times fashion photographer, dies at 87 Updated: Jun-25-16 6:11 pm
NEW YORK - Bill Cunningham, a longtime fashion photographer for The New York Times known for taking pictures of everyday people on the streets of New York, has died. He was 87.
- California lawmakers advance bill to end tampon tax Updated: Jun-22-16 6:57 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - California lawmakers on Wednesday joined a growing number of legislators in other states showing support for repealing so-called "tampon taxes" on feminine hygiene products.
- Editorials from around New York Updated: Jun-22-16 2:19 pm
Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New York's newspapers:
- 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.
- NYC lawmakers pass a novel requirement for free tampons Updated: Jun-21-16 6:34 pm
NEW YORK - New York City is on track to become the nation's first city to require free tampons and sanitary pads in public schools, homeless shelters and jails after lawmakers approved the idea Tuesday amid a national discussion of the costs of having a period.
- NYC police officials charged in bribery corruption scandal Updated: Jun-20-16 6:45 pm
NEW YORK - Two high-ranking New York Police Department officers were arrested Monday on charges they took over $100,000 worth of free flights, prostitutes, expensive meals and other bribes in exchange for providing a "private police force" for local businessmen.
- 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):
- Thousands attend vigils around US for Orlando victims Updated: Jun-14-16 9:14 am
Thousands have turned out for vigils, rallies and marches around the country for the victims of the deadly attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando. The events come during Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.
- NYC deploys 500 more officers for precaution after massacre Updated: Jun-13-16 10:28 am
NEW YORK - More than 500 anti-terrorism officers were deployed around the nation's largest city as a precaution Monday, a day after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
- New York could end session without addressing corruption Updated: Jun-12-16 12:59 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York lawmakers are nearing the end of their 2016 session and it's looking like they will once again fail to address, in any significant way, the wave of corruption that has made Albany one of the nation's most crooked state capitals.
- The Latest: Guard union boss feels like 'a million dollars' Updated: Jun-08-16 7:18 pm
NEW YORK - The latest developments in the federal corruption case against the head of the nation's largest municipal jail guard union and a hedge fund founder (all times local):
- New York mayor, City Council reach deal $82.1 billion budget Updated: Jun-08-16 6:24 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council announced Wednesday that they have agreed upon a new $82.1 billion budget deal that contains no new taxes and significantly expands spending on a variety of social services, including programs for the homeless, jails and unemployed youths.
- NY Senate boss 'confident' mayor will keep school control Updated: Jun-08-16 5:19 pm
ALBANY, New York - The clock is ticking, but the leader of New York's state Senate says he's confident a deal can be reached to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City schools.
- Correction union boss, hedge fund founder face fraud charges Updated: Jun-08-16 5:04 pm
NEW YORK - The longtime head of the nation's largest municipal jail guard union was paid tens of thousands of dollars in cash, delivered in a Ferragamo handbag, in exchange for steering $20 million in union money to a hedge fund, according to a criminal complaint.
- New push aims to fix misspelling of NYC's Verrazano Bridge Updated: Jun-08-16 4:17 pm
NEW YORK - It's an error that has loomed over New York Harbor for more than 50 years: The name of the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled wrong.
- Street near Madison Square Garden becomes Muhammad Ali Way Updated: Jun-07-16 4:39 pm
NEW YORK - A length of street next to New York's Madison Square Garden is being temporarily renamed Muhammad Ali Way to honor the late boxing legend.
- Amid scrutiny, Trump campaign event moved from Trump Tower Updated: Jun-07-16 4:18 pm
NEW YORK - Amid scrutiny over Donald Trump's use of the public space in his namesake building, his post-primary news conference has been moved from Trump Tower to a golf course.
- No men allowed: Women-only pool hours draw complaints in NYC Updated: Jun-06-16 6:27 pm
NEW YORK - A New York City municipal pool that maintains female-only hours so that Hasidic Jewish women can swim with no men present has raised alarms among critics who say the accommodation to a particular religious group violates the constitutional separation of church and state.
- Heroin, Uber, fantasy sports top NY lawmakers' final agenda Updated: Jun-05-16 12:34 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York state lawmakers are entering the final days of their 2016 session, with big votes possible on measures to combat heroin addiction, allow Uber to expand upstate and regulate daily fantasy sports.
- Backers of black teen shot by white cop march through NYC Updated: Jun-02-16 4:38 pm
NEW YORK - The mother of an unarmed black teenager fatally shot by a white policeman in front of his grandmother and little brother joined supporters Thursday for a 17-mile march to police headquarters to demand that the officers involved in the 2012 slaying be fired.
- Elections spokesman faulted for releasing de Blasio report Updated: May-31-16 7:03 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York's inspector general on Tuesday criticized a state Board of Elections spokesman for releasing an investigative report about New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to a newspaper.