- 200 to graduate from NY State Police Academy Updated: Aug-31-15 3:08 am
ALBANY, New York - The New York State Police is set to welcome nearly 200 new troopers to its ranks.
- Gap to end on-call scheduling Updated: Aug-27-15 6:21 pm
ALBANY, New York - Gap Inc. is ending its practice of requiring workers to remain on-call for short-notice shifts following an inquiry from New York's attorney general.
- NY Congresswoman Maloney intends to vote against Iran deal Updated: Aug-27-15 10:29 am
NEW YORK - Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney is the latest New York lawmaker to oppose President Barack Obama's Iran nuclear agreement.
- NY conservation chief named for Long Island Updated: Aug-25-15 3:08 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's Department of Environmental Conservation has named a Suffolk County official to head the state regional conservation office for Long Island.
- 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.
- Western NY assemblyman switches parties to join Democrats Updated: Aug-18-15 11:26 am
ALBANY, New York - A western New York lawmaker has switched parties, changing his affiliation from Republican to Democrat to increase the Assembly's Democratic already overwhelming majority.
- State police searching for driver who led troopers on chase Updated: Aug-18-15 4:37 am
MINEOLA, New York - State police are searching for the driver of a stolen sport-utility vehicle who led officers on a chase throughout Nassau County before hitting a trooper's vehicle and escaping on foot.
- Police: 3 dead, 8 injured in Taconic Parkway crash Updated: Aug-15-15 10:44 pm
YORKTOWN, New York - Police say three people have died and eight others have been injured after a multi-vehicle crash on the Taconic State Parkway in Westchester.
- Former NY jail guard who was sexually harassed gets $3M Updated: Aug-14-15 5:56 am
ALBANY, New York - The New York state Supreme Court's Appellate Division has awarded more than $3 million in damages to a former female jail sergeant who was sexually harassed by a group of male officers at an upstate facility.
- Draft permit issued for Finger Lakes power plant Updated: Aug-14-15 3:04 am
DRESDEN, New York - The state Department of Environmental Conservation has issued a draft permit to repower the 107-megawatt Greenidge power plant in the Finger Lakes, but it won't be able to burn coal.
- Causes, potential consequences of testing opt-out movement Updated: Aug-13-15 6:09 pm
BUFFALO, New York - New York is facing a growing rebellion against Common Core-aligned standardized tests. About 20 percent of the state's third- through eighth-graders refused to take the tests this spring, up from 5 percent a year earlier. As state education officials consider the possibility of sanctions against districts with large numbers of students opting out, they also promise a plan to boost participation.
- Staten Island man accused of killing parents to be evaluated Updated: Aug-12-15 4:50 am
STATEN ISLAND, New York - A New York Supreme Court justice granted the request for a psychiatric evaluation of a Staten Island man accused of killing his parents inside their home in 2010.
- NY Gov. Cuomo: Feds must pay more for Hudson rail tunnel Updated: Aug-07-15 9:53 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned federal transportation officials Friday that Amtrak's entire Northeast corridor could be disrupted and disabled unless Washington invests significant sums in a plan to build new Hudson River rail tunnels.
- MTA to pay legal fees for group that sued over records Updated: Aug-07-15 12:32 pm
ALBANY, New York - The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will pay the legal fees for a fiscally conservative think tank after admitting it was slow to respond to a public records request.
- Pence woos business prospects at New York Yankees game Updated: Aug-07-15 11:49 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is trying to woo new businesses to the state, treating relocation prospects to a $24,000 gathering at a New York Yankees baseball game this week.
- NY State Police to crack down on speeding Updated: Aug-06-15 3:13 am
ALBANY, New York - The New York State Police are targeting speeding motorists with a stepped-up enforcement effort.
- New York seeks help estimating wild turkey population Updated: Aug-05-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - New York officials are looking for help estimating the state's wild turkey population.
- Appeals court reinstates trucker lawsuit over NY road tolls Updated: Aug-04-15 4:46 pm
NEW YORK - Truckers who claim the New York State Thruway Authority charges excessive tolls are back on track after a federal appeals court reinstated their claims Tuesday.
- New NY rules give public notice of sewage spills Updated: Aug-04-15 1:50 am
ALBANY, New York - Every year, tens of billions of gallons of raw sewage befouls waterways New York residents use for drinking, swimming and fishing. Fixing the problem will take time and money, but in the meantime, a new alert system notifies the public when a spill happens at some, but not all, of the state's sewage systems.
- New York attorney general to investigate woman's jail death Updated: Aug-03-15 9:17 pm
WHITE PLAINS, New York - The state's top prosecutor said Monday that he will investigate the jail cell death of a mother of eight who waited two days for arraignment on a shoplifting arrest.
- New York attorney general praises federal power plant rules Updated: Aug-03-15 6:36 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says he'll join nine other states in defending President Barack Obama's plan to dramatically cut U.S power plant emissions if it's challenged in court.
- Estate of woman struck in Staten Island accident files suit Updated: Aug-03-15 7:22 am
STATEN ISLAND, New York - The estate of a 77-year-old woman fatally struck near the entrance ramp to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Staten Island has filed a lawsuit.
- NY State Police cite plan to update patrol vehicle fleet Updated: Aug-02-15 9:21 am
ALBANY, New York - New York State Police say an update of the patrol vehicle fleet will be completed by the next fiscal year, removing those with more than 125,000 miles driven.
- New York lawmakers at odds over proposed Billy Joel highway Updated: Aug-01-15 8:49 am
HICKSVILLE, New York - New York lawmakers are battling over whether to rename part of a Long Island road after Billy Joel.