- Amid Common Core drama, new Regent chosen by state Updated: Mar-11-14 7:14 pm
- NY Board of Regents member quits night before vote Updated: Mar-11-14 10:22 am
- Cops: NY trooper uses Taser to save man on bridge Updated: Mar-11-14 6:25 am
- No. 1 seed Albany beats Stony Brook 70-46 in AEast Updated: Mar-10-14 8:14 pm
- Regents members in jeopardy because of Common Core Updated: Mar-10-14 7:56 pm
- Cuomo gives pre-K vow; Assembly favors de Blasio Updated: Mar-10-14 7:28 pm
- NYC first lady postpones Albany lobbying trip Updated: Mar-10-14 1:29 pm
- Albany man sentenced for attempted abduction Updated: Mar-10-14 11:43 am
- Albany stuns top-seed Vermont 67-58 in AEC semis Updated: Mar-09-14 10:14 pm
- Stony Brook holds off Hartford 69-64 in AEC semis Updated: Mar-09-14 10:09 pm
- Volunteers help revamp Cape Verde legal system Updated: Mar-09-14 8:04 am
- Pre-K plan in jeopardy, de Blasio pushes forward Updated: Mar-08-14 7:27 pm
- Minority voters growing force in NY elections Updated: Mar-08-14 5:28 pm
- Hooley sparks Albany past UMBC 86-56 Updated: Mar-08-14 4:42 pm
- Albany man sentenced for killing estranged wife Updated: Mar-08-14 10:44 am
- GOP candidate Astorino tried marijuana in college Updated: Mar-07-14 5:50 pm
- AP names Klepper to NY statehouse reporting team Updated: Mar-07-14 12:49 pm
- 3 injured in 3-vehicle crash on upstate NY road Updated: Mar-06-14 12:31 pm
- NY fines CSX $10,000 over 2 oil train derailments Updated: Mar-05-14 5:57 pm
- APNewsBreak: NYC mayor's wife to lobby Albany Updated: Mar-05-14 4:38 pm
- Empire State Plaza closing skating rink March 9 Updated: Mar-05-14 3:12 am
- De Blasio, Cuomo push dueling education agendas Updated: Mar-04-14 8:16 pm
- Cuomo to address charter school rally at Capitol Updated: Mar-04-14 11:37 am
- De Blasio to meet with Cuomo after pre-K rally Updated: Mar-04-14 11:24 am
- NY man recovering after being gored by farm bison Updated: Mar-04-14 11:18 am
ALBANY, New York - New York lawmakers on Tuesday voted in one new member of the Board of Regents and retained three more, making only a minor change to the educational board that has been blamed by parents and teachers for a poor rollout of tougher Common Core standards.
ALBANY, New York - A Regent representing the Albany area for the state Education Department has resigned amid the drama surrounding the re-election of the Board of Regents.
ALBANY, New York - State police say a trooper had to use a stun gun to subdue a distraught man threatening to jump off a bridge over the Hudson River in Albany.
ALBANY, New York - When Stony Brook ruined Albany's bid for a second straight perfect season in America East conference play, the Great Danes simply filed the experience in the memory bank.
ALBANY, New York - A usually routine legislative vote to re-elect members of the New York state Board of Regents could be complicated by disagreement over the state rollout of the new Common Core standards for the public schools.
ALBANY, New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fellow Democrats in control of the state Assembly were poised to grant New York City authority to raise taxes on its wealthiest residents to pay for full-day pre-kindergarten - though the funding proposal still faced major hurdles at the state Capitol.
NEW YORK - New York City first lady Chirlane McCray is postponing her lobbying trip to Albany.
ALBANY, New York - Authorities say a 54-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in state prison for trying to abduct a woman at knifepoint as she walked on an Albany street.
ALBANY, New York - Peter Hooley scored 26 points, including four 3-pointers, as No. 4 seed Albany stunned top-seeded Vermont 67-58 in the semifinals of the America East tournament Sunday.
ALBANY, New York - Carson Puriefoy scored 21 points - including the clinching runner in the lane in the final seconds - as No. 2 Stony Brook escaped third-seeded Hartford 69-64 in the semifinals of the America East tournament Sunday.
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - David Soares was honored to receive the chance to provide service to his country of birth, Cape Verde.
NEW YORK - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support, blocked by a governor and state lawmakers who stubbornly oppose such a tax in an election year.
ALBANY, New York - African-Americans, Latinos and Asians accounted for 29 percent of votes cast during the 2010 elections in New York state. That number is expected to increase to 30 or 31 percent in this year's election.
ALBANY, New York - Peter Hooley scored a career-high 30 points, including five 3-pointers, to lead fourth-seeded Albany to an 86-56 rout of fifth-seeded Maryland Baltimore County in the America East tournament quarterfinals Saturday.
ALBANY, New York - Prosecutors say an Albany man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for stabbing his estranged wife to death.
ALBANY, New York - Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino said Friday he smoked a couple of joints in college - but that was last time he used marijuana.
ALBANY, New York - David Klepper, an experienced government reporter who excels at accountability journalism, has been named to the New York statehouse team for The Associated Press.
HOOSICK, New York - Authorities say three people have been injured in a three-vehicle crash that has closed a stretch of an eastern New York road.
ALBANY, New York - The New York state Department of Transportation has fined CSX Railroad $10,000, saying it failed to report two oil train derailments within an hour of when they happened as required by state law.
NEW YORK - Chirlane McCray, who already wields more influence than any New York City first lady in recent memory, will further expand her role when she travels to Albany next week for some high-profile lobbying for her husband's signature pre-kindergarten plan.
ALBANY, New York - The Office of General Services says Sunday is the last day of ice skating at the Empire State Plaza rink for the season.
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo pledged his support to a massive pro-charter school rally Tuesday at the state Capitol as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio urged one more push in the state Legislature for his beleaguered pre-kindergarten funding plan - underscoring the political differences between the two powerful Democrats.
ALBANY, New York - Gov. Andrew Cuomo will attend a massive state Capitol rally for charter schools.
ALBANY, New York - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to meet with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders at the state Capitol as he tries to keep alive a tax to fund his signature pre-kindergarten plan.
RICHMONDVILLE, New York - Authorities say a man who was gored by a bison at the Grumpy Buffalo Farm has been released from an Albany hospital.