- NY highway worker fatally struck by compactor truck Updated: May-22-15 9:13 pm
GUILDERLAND, New York - A highway worker has died after he was struck by a compactor truck in upstate New York.
- New York Gov. Cuomo's office ends email auto delete policy Updated: May-22-15 4:29 pm
ALBANY, New York - Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration on Friday ended its practice of automatically deleting emails after 90 days following criticism that it was an affront to open government.
- 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.
- Adirondack Northway crash kills 1, closes lanes near Albany Updated: May-21-15 5:31 pm
ALBANY, New York - The southbound lanes of the Adirondack Northway near Albany have reopened following a single-vehicle crash that killed one person.
- Lacrosse growing across the US with colleges adding programs Updated: May-21-15 3:24 pm
ALBANY, New York - From Florida to Stanford and Albany to Denver, the sport of lacrosse is growing at the college level in the United States.
- Police investigating fatal shooting at Albany apartment Updated: May-21-15 12:08 pm
ALBANY, New York - Police in Albany say they're investigating the fatal shooting of a 60-year-old man who was gunned down inside an apartment.
- NY wage board to begin consideration of fast food wage hike Updated: May-20-15 2:17 pm
ALBANY, New York - Fast food workers in New York state are hoping recent minimum wage increases around the country prompt the state to increase their pay to $15 an hour.
- NY state to rule soon on crude oil facility at Albany port Updated: May-20-15 1:02 pm
ALBANY, New York - New York state regulators are expected to decide soon on a permit for a facility at the Port of Albany that critics say would make the port a hub for heavy Canadian tar sands crude oil as well as the millions of gallons of North Dakota Bakken crude it's now handling.
- 2 people taken to hospital after oil spill at Port of Albany Updated: May-19-15 3:50 pm
ALBANY, New York - Two people have been taken to the hospital as a precaution after a crude oil spill at the Port of Albany.
- NY Assembly votes to extend NYC's local control of schools Updated: May-19-15 12:05 am
ALBANY, New York - Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City's public schools would be renewed for another three years under legislation approved Monday by the state Assembly.
- Albany environmental activist elected Sierra Club president Updated: May-18-15 3:08 pm
ALBANY, New York - Aaron Mair, a civil rights and environmental justice advocate in Albany, has been elected president of the Sierra Club, becoming the first African-American to serve in that role.
- NY senator to hold climate change panel Updated: May-18-15 7:18 am
ALBANY, New York - New Yorkers who have been personally impacted by climate change are coming to Albany to share their stories.
- Capitol scandals raise tough questions for New York governor Updated: May-16-15 2:17 pm
ALBANY, New York - They were Albany's most powerful men: the governor, the Senate leader and the Assembly speaker. Together, they negotiated billion-dollar budgets and decided which bills passed and which ones didn't.
- WWII ship based in Albany participating in life jacket event Updated: May-16-15 5:05 am
ALBANY, New York - A World War II ship docked on the Hudson River at Albany will serve as one of the locations for a worldwide effort to promote the use of life jackets while boating.
- Albany a victory away from its first Final Four Updated: May-15-15 3:48 pm
ALBANY, New York - Albany lacrosse coach Scott Marr is on the cusp of reaching a lifelong goal - championship weekend.
- NY board plans hearings on raising fast food minimum wages Updated: May-15-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - A state board established to examine raising the minimum wage for workers in fast-food restaurants plans hearings across the state in June.
- New York tenants march in support of rent control renewal Updated: May-14-15 11:13 pm
NEW YORK - A crowd of residential tenants and elected officials rallied Thursday and marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to show their support for the laws governing the city's longstanding rent control rules.
- Obama to award posthumous Medal of Honor for black WWI hero Updated: May-14-15 10:47 pm
ALBANY, New York - President Barack Obama will award a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I hero from New York next month.
- NYC man killed in 2-vehicle Thruway crash in Mohawk Valley Updated: May-14-15 8:58 am
CANAJOHARIE, New York - State police say a New York City man is dead and a 19-year-old woman is hospitalized after a two-vehicle accident that shut down both westbound lanes of the Thruway in the Mohawk Valley.
- NY Assembly requiring proof for Albany travel expenses Updated: May-13-15 2:25 pm
ALBANY, New York - The New York Assembly has issued policy guidance intended to ensure lawmakers are actually in Albany when they claim travel expenses.
- NY lawmakers to examine workforce development Updated: May-13-15 3:06 am
ALBANY, New York - A state Senate panel in New York is looking at ways to boost workforce development and expand access to job training.
- NY Assembly votes for closing campaign finance loophole Updated: May-12-15 8:01 pm
ALBANY, New York - The New York Assembly voted Tuesday to close a campaign finance loophole for limited liability companies, which a Senate committee chairman has refused to consider.
- Advocates want more wheelchair-accessible taxi services Updated: May-12-15 7:22 pm
ALBANY, New York - Some New Yorkers in wheelchairs and their advocates fear the new era of ride-hailing services will mainly leave them on the curb.
- Fake Albany-area stock broker pleads guilty to fraud Updated: May-12-15 3:04 am
ALBANY, New York - Prosecutors say a 58-year-old Schenectady investment adviser who raised more than $10.5 million from more than 100 investors has pleaded guilty to securities fraud and other charges.
- New York Senate leader Skelos quits top post after arrest Updated: May-11-15 6:52 pm
ALBANY, New York - Dean Skelos stepped down as leader of the New York Senate on Monday in the wake of federal corruption charges and was quickly replaced by another Long Island Republican, Sen. John Flanagan.