- Some dramatic Triple Crown finishes, winners and losers Updated: May-22-15 12:39 pm
NEW YORK - Funny how a 1 1/2-mile race - the farthest distance most horses will ever run - can be decided by a head, neck or nose, or by 8, 25 or even 31 lengths.
- New York Gov. Cuomo's office ends email auto delete policy Updated: May-22-15 12:38 pm
ALBANY, New York - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration on Friday ended its practice of automatically deleting emails after 90 days after criticism that it was an affront to open government.
- NY pension fund return tops 7 percent in 2014, hits $183B Updated: May-22-15 12:26 pm
ALBANY, New York - The New York pension fund for state and local government workers has risen to a record $183.5 billion following an investment return of 7.16 percent last year, the state comptroller reported Friday.
- Man convicted in 1 NY murder pleads guilty to another Updated: May-22-15 12:04 pm
NEW YORK - A serial stabber already serving time for one murder has pleaded guilty to another.
- Trio of small beluga whales sighted in suburban NY bay Updated: May-22-15 11:11 am
MANHASSET, New York - A trio of beluga whales is spending the start of the Memorial Day weekend in the Long Island Sound area.
- All-clear after suspicious package found at Grand Central Updated: May-22-15 10:52 am
NEW YORK - Authorities have issued an all-clear after investigating a suspicious package found on the lower level of New York City's Grand Central Terminal and have reopened the area to the public.
- Rockland County executive is undergoing cancer treatment Updated: May-22-15 9:17 am
NEW CITY, New York - Rockland County executive Ed Day is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer.
- Workers find decomposed body behind western NY restaurant Updated: May-22-15 9:05 am
LOCKPORT, New York - Authorities say they've identified a decomposed body found in the woods behind a western New York restaurant.
- Preservationist chosen to head NYC's Gracie Mansion Updated: May-22-15 8:00 am
NEW YORK - A preservationist has been chosen as executive director of the New York City mayor's official residence, Gracie Mansion.
- 2 members of NYC based heroin ring plead guilty Updated: May-22-15 7:47 am
NEW YORK - Two members of a New York City-based heroin distribution ring have pleaded guilty.
- Officials ask boaters to be safe near Hudson bridge work Updated: May-22-15 7:45 am
TARRYTOWN, New York - As the unofficial start to summer gets underway this weekend, officials in New York are warning boaters to be careful around the Tappan Zee Bridge construction site.
- Teen convicted in fatal shooting in Rochester minimart Updated: May-22-15 7:44 am
ROCHESTER, New York - A jury has convicted a 17-year-old in the 2014 shooting death of a man inside a Rochester minimart.
- Teen seriously injured in 100-foot fall from lakeside cliff Updated: May-22-15 7:41 am
DERBY, New York - Authorities say a 14-year-old girl is hospitalized with serious injuries after she fell about 100 feet off a cliff along the Lake Erie shoreline outside Buffalo.
- Police: Group of 6 beat, kick, stab 17-year-old for backpack Updated: May-22-15 7:40 am
SYRACUSE, New York - A 17-year-old boy is recovering after he was beaten, kicked and stabbed by a group of men trying to steal his backpack in Syracuse.
- NYC cemetery's exhibit marks end of Civil War 150 years ago Updated: May-22-15 7:35 am
NEW YORK - Brooklyn's historic Green-Wood Cemetery, last resting place for thousands of Civil War veterans, is opening an exhibit commemorating the 150th anniversary of the end of the nation's bloodiest conflict.
- NYPD releases video of bike-riding thefts suspect Updated: May-22-15 7:25 am
NEW YORK - The NYPD has released video of a bike rider accused of snatching valuables from at least 11 women in Manhattan.
- Officials release names of mother, 3 children killed in fire Updated: May-22-15 7:01 am
VESTAL, New York - Authorities have released the names of the four family members who were killed when an early-morning fire tore through their upstate New York home.
- NYC man arrested after police chase on I-90 outside Albany Updated: May-22-15 6:47 am
EAST GREENBUSH, New York - A New York City man is behind bars after state police say he fled from a traffic stop on an Albany-area highway and rammed two trooper cars during a chase.
- Thunderbirds flyover is part of NYC Fleet Week Updated: May-22-15 6:41 am
NEW YORK - A flyover by the Air Force Thunderbirds is part of New York Fleet Week.
- Long Island man faces prison after murder conviction Updated: May-22-15 6:25 am
RIVERHEAD, New York - A Long Island man faces up to 75 years to life in prison following his murder conviction for a 2010 shooting.
- Pedestrian fatally struck as vehicle backs up in Brooklyn Updated: May-22-15 6:18 am
NEW YORK - Police say a pedestrian has died after she was struck by a vehicle that was backing up at a Brooklyn intersection.
- Authorities: Snowplow scammer is heading to jail Updated: May-22-15 4:20 am
BUFFALO, New York - A man who admitted to conning dozens in western New York into paying for snowplow services that weren't provided is heading to jail.
- FBI plans leadership summit for high school athletes Updated: May-22-15 3:05 am
BUFFALO, New York - The FBI in Buffalo is holding a first-of-its-kind leadership seminar for high school athletes.
- NYSEG asking state officials for rate hike Updated: May-22-15 3:05 am
ALBANY, New York - New York State Electric & Gas Corp. is seeking a rate hike.
- Attorney gets prison in Syracuse-area mortgage frauds Updated: May-22-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - Authorities say a 56-year-old attorney is losing her license and going to state prison for her role in mortgage frauds perpetrated against lenders and first-time home buyers.