- Next up in NY Legislature: Uber, ethics and NYC schools Updated: May-01-16 1:51 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York lawmakers will return to Albany on Tuesday to begin the final weeks of their work for 2016, confronting a to-do list that includes a possible upstate expansion for Uber, a decision on control of public schools in New York City and the challenge of addressing Albany's perennial corruption problem.
- Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws Updated: Apr-30-16 12:22 pm
ALBANY, New York - A probe swirling around New York City's mayor has cast a harsh light on some of the nation's most lax campaign finance laws, with contribution limits so easy to get around that even government watchdogs acknowledge a ring of truth to the familiar excuse: Hey, everybody's doing it.
- NYC mayor says corruption probe won't affect re-election bid Updated: Apr-29-16 12:32 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says a widening corruption probe won't have an impact on his decision to run for re-election.
- Survey: NYC street homeless count declines by 12 percent Updated: Apr-28-16 8:03 pm
NEW YORK - The city's street homeless population has declined by 12 percent, according to results of a federally-mandated survey released Thursday.
- NYC will triple intensive-care mental health units at Rikers Updated: Apr-26-16 11:58 am
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will triple the number of intensive-care mental health units at its Rikers Island jail complex.
- NYC mayor promises Board of Elections money for reforms Updated: Apr-25-16 3:40 pm
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he'll give the city's embattled Board of Elections $20 million if the board agrees to reforms.
- The Latest: Clinton picks up at least 135 delegates in NY Updated: Apr-20-16 12:08 am
NEW YORK - The Latest on campaign 2016 as voters in New York cast their ballots in the state's primary (all times Eastern Daylight Time):
- NY comptroller orders audit after reports of voting issues Updated: Apr-19-16 9:15 pm
NEW YORK - The city's comptroller has ordered an audit of its Board of Elections after reports that some voters were turned away from polling sites during the state's presidential primary.
- Feds charge man with bribing NYPD staff to get gun licenses Updated: Apr-18-16 7:26 pm
NEW YORK - A member of a neighborhood patrol described by a prosecutor as an "arms dealer" was charged Monday with bribery and conspiracy, accused of bragging in a wiretapped conversation that he used connections in the New York Police Department to get over 150 gun licenses for people without required background checks.
- Trump, on Staten Island, finally gets his NYC homecoming Updated: Apr-17-16 3:55 pm
NEW YORK - Donald Trump's political home in his native New York City is several miles - and a ferry ride - from Trump Tower.
- Passion not enough: Rules keep some voters out of NY primary Updated: Apr-17-16 1:05 pm
NEW YORK - As New York prepares for its most meaningful presidential primary in decades, some of the candidates' most passionate supporters are finding out they will be spending Election Day on the sidelines.
- Secret Harvard club breaks silence, followed by an apology Updated: Apr-14-16 3:28 pm
BOSTON - A Boston business chief who broke the public silence of a 225-year-old Harvard all-male club apologized after critics said his comments blamed women for sexual assault.
- Hillary Clinton, mayor take heat over racially charged joke Updated: Apr-12-16 8:17 pm
NEW YORK - Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Mayor Bill de Blasio have come under fire over a comedy skit that some people feel was racially insensitive.
- Clinton ribs de Blasio over delayed support during NYC show Updated: Apr-10-16 1:35 am
NEW YORK - Hillary Clinton is making an appearance at New York City's annual Inner Circle Show, teasing Mayor Bill de Blasio for being slow to endorse her for president.
- NY medical examiner who oversaw office on 9/11 dies at 79 Updated: Apr-08-16 8:57 pm
NEW YORK - Dr. Charles Hirsch, who oversaw the city medical examiner's office for more than two decades and whose staff helped identify the remains of Sept. 11 victims, has died. He was 79.
- Cruz's 'New York values' jab comes back to haunt him Updated: Apr-07-16 4:41 pm
NEW YORK - Ted Cruz's attempt to upset native son Donald Trump in the Empire State primary has so far turned on three words: "New York values."
- Police: Social media driving spike in urban dirt bike riding Updated: Apr-07-16 12:18 pm
WASHINGTON - Social media is in part to blame for an apparent increase in the number of dirt bikes and all-terrain vehicles on urban streets, District of Columbia Police Chief Cathy Lanier said Thursday.
- Feds query police as part of probe into free trips, meals Updated: Apr-06-16 6:08 pm
NEW YORK - Federal investigators have questioned nearly two dozen police officials as part of a probe into whether officers took free trips, meals and other perks from members of Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish communities, two law enforcement officials with knowledge of the case said Wednesday.