- 100 New Yorkers to take citizenship oath at state fair Updated: Aug-27-15 3:02 pm
SYRACUSE, New York - More than 100 people are set to become new American citizens at a special naturalization ceremony at the New York state fair.
- State officials: 194 NYC landlords violating rent rules Updated: Aug-26-15 4:19 pm
ALBANY, New York - Nearly 200 New York City landlords violated state law by accepting lucrative tax breaks but then failing to extend required rental protections to tenants, authorities said Wednesday.
- Head of NY Gaming Commission resigns, cites other work Updated: Aug-24-15 1:47 pm
ALBANY, New York - The chairman of the New York Gaming Commission has resigned.
- NY stages topless parade with 60 cities worldwide Updated: Aug-23-15 9:31 pm
NEW YORK - Broadway put on a very different kind of matinee on Sunday: dozens of bare-chested women and men parading down the Great White Way to Times Square.
- Afghan war vet to be senior enlisted advisor for NY Guard Updated: Aug-23-15 9:37 am
ALBANY, New York - The New York Army National Guard is getting a new senior enlisted advisor.
- Work already on new Hudson River tunnels has been costly Updated: Aug-22-15 12:32 pm
ALBANY, New York - Buried deep under Manhattan is a $185 million hole in the ground, evidence that while politicians bicker over how to pay for a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River, work on the project has been underway for years.
- Cuomo: Closing Times Square plazas could be "problematic" Updated: Aug-21-15 4:44 pm
NEW YORK - Governor Andrew Cuomo is casting some doubt on a potential proposal to close Times Squares' pedestrian plazas.
- Topless, painted women ignite latest furor in Times Square Updated: Aug-21-15 2:12 pm
NEW YORK - On a crowded pedestrian plaza in Times Square, half a dozen topless women pose for pictures with passers-by. The only thing concealing their breasts is red, white and blue body paint.
- A summer of pain for NJ commuters who rely on rails to NYC Updated: Aug-21-15 1:06 am
NEW YORK - The Hudson River is 1,500 yards wide where it flows between Manhattan and Weehawken, New Jersey, but it can feel like 150 miles for the hordes of commuters who make the crossing via a pair of century-old rail tunnels that constitute one of the worst transportation bottlenecks in America.
- A 1st for Ohio: Hits target for minority business purchases Updated: Aug-20-15 3:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - For the first time, Ohio has met its goal for purchasing goods and services from minority-owned businesses.
- Press group denounces NYC mayor's records screening policy Updated: Aug-20-15 11:46 am
NEW YORK - A press association on Thursday warned New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to "tread cautiously" in having his lawyers review potentially sensitive or controversial public records requests.
- NY governor: Topless women in Times Square breaking the law Updated: Aug-19-15 11:33 pm
NEW YORK - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says women posing nearly naked for photos in Times Square are breaking the law and undermining efforts to keep the tourist area family friendly.
- Cuomo, Washington fight over Hudson rail tunnel funding Updated: Aug-19-15 11:10 pm
ALBANY, New York - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's dispute with the federal government over how to pay for a new Hudson River rail tunnel boiled over into a war of words Wednesday between him and President Barack Obama's transportation secretary.
- Memo shows NYC mayoral lawyers screening sensitive records Updated: Aug-19-15 2:49 pm
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he's not micromanaging his image by having his lawyers review all public information requests that could "reflect directly on the mayor."
- CNN anchor Chris Cuomo aids man fighting riptide in Hamptons Updated: Aug-18-15 10:20 am
EAST HAMPTON, New York - CNN anchor Chris Cuomo is being credited with helping rescue a man who had been swept away by a riptide in the Hamptons.
- New York OKs statewide rules to fight Legionnaires' disease Updated: Aug-17-15 6:20 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York is now requiring the testing and inspection of building cooling towers across the state to combat Legionnaires' disease following an outbreak in New York City that killed 12 people, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday.
- NY's Cuomo reluctant to dig deep for new Hudson rail tunnel Updated: Aug-15-15 11:02 am
ALBANY, New York - He committed billions of dollars to overhaul LaGuardia Airport and build a new Tappan Zee Bridge - but New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken a wary approach to building a new Hudson River rail tunnel, even though the stakes could be even higher for the state and the nation.
- Cost of hunt for escaped NY killers topped $1 million a day Updated: Aug-14-15 3:10 pm
ALBANY, New York - Payroll records suggest the hunt for two escaped killers in northern New York cost more than $1 million a day, with overtime alone for state troopers and corrections officers $22 million higher than last year.
- New York City's mayor fighting bad ol' days perception Updated: Aug-12-15 1:07 am
NEW YORK - Mayor Bill de Blasio is having a really bad summer, unable to shake a media-driven perception that the Big Apple's crime-and-vagrant-filled days are returning.
- New York City, State to co-create Legionnaires' regulations Updated: Aug-11-15 5:48 pm
NEW YORK - New York City and state will create joint emergency regulations to combat Legionnaires' Disease.
- Schumer: New agency should plan, finance Hudson rail tunnels Updated: Aug-11-15 4:41 pm
NEW YORK - In a bid to create momentum for a massive overhaul of the crumbling passenger rail corridor between New Jersey and New York City, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer on Tuesday proposed the creation of a new nonprofit development corporation to plan and finance the project. He said none of the existing transportation entities operating in the region have the wherewithal to pull it off alone.
- Upstate regions prep for $1.5B economic development contest Updated: Aug-11-15 2:43 pm
ALBANY, New York - Economic development officials from around New York state have gathered in Buffalo as they prepare to compete for $1.5 billion in economic development prizes.
- Study: 92 percent of New Yorkers buckle up Updated: Aug-11-15 3:11 am
ALBANY, New York - Ninety-two percent of New Yorkers regularly buckle up when in an automobile, according to a new study.
- Sandra Lee to undergo new surgery in breast cancer fight Updated: Aug-11-15 1:38 am
ALBANY, New York - Celebrity chef Sandra Lee is heading back into surgery.
- Feds, New Jersey leaders to meet to discuss Gateway project Updated: Aug-10-15 7:37 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will sit down next week to discuss plans for replacing the century-old Hudson River tunnel crossing.