- US attorney appears to focus on political favors in New York Updated: Oct-03-15 11:09 am
ALBANY, New York - With a widening probe of New York state government, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara appears to be taking aim at the nebulous relationship between money and politics itself - a long and murky association in Albany and in capitals across the nation.
- Buckhannon business lets moms to be, babies dress in style Updated: Oct-03-15 9:46 am
BUCKHANNON, West Virginia - Mothers to be and their babies can dress stylishly from clothing at Momselle Maternity Shop and Nana Kay's Baby Nook in Buckhannon.
- Documentary film planned on theme park pioneer from New York Updated: Oct-03-15 7:05 am
TROY, New York - An upstate New York businessman who was considered a pioneer in the amusement park industry is having his story told in a documentary film.
- Diabetes costs New York's Medicaid system $1.2B annually Updated: Oct-02-15 11:20 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state spent more than $1.2 billion on diabetes-related medical services last year, according to a new report that suggests the costs associated with the chronic disease are likely to impose ever greater burdens on the state.
- I-90 eastbound lanes in Albany closed, westbound ones reopen Updated: Oct-02-15 10:40 am
ALBANY, New York - State transportation officials say Interstate 90's westbound lanes have reopened but two of the three eastbound lanes are closed as crews make repairs to a bridge.
- NY WWI hero's Medal of Honor to be displayed in Albany Updated: Oct-02-15 3:06 am
ALBANY, New York - The Medal of Honor posthumously awarded to a World War I hero from Albany will be put on temporary display in his hometown.
- US regulators say GE can dismantle Hudson PCB cleanup plant Updated: Oct-01-15 5:40 pm
ALBANY, New York - Federal regulators said Thursday they have no problem with General Electric dismantling a Hudson River PCB cleanup plant as six years of dredging wraps up, even though government advisers had asked to keep it in place while they assess results of the $2 billion cleanup.
- Remains of 18th-century slaves to be reburied in New York Updated: Oct-01-15 8:58 am
ALBANY, New York - The skeletal remains of more than a dozen 18th-century African-American slaves unearthed in upstate New York a decade ago will be reburied.
- NYC man gets 15 years in crowbar attack on upstate woman Updated: Oct-01-15 6:44 am
ALBANY, New York - A New York City man who authorities say battered an upstate woman with a crowbar in front of their six-year-old child has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison.
- Heavy rains cause some flooding in parts of upstate NY Updated: Sep-30-15 2:20 pm
ALBANY, New York - The National Weather Service has lifted flood watches for most of the eastern half of upstate New York after a storm dumped more than two inches of rain across the region.
- Burned as baby, woman finally meets nurse who cared for her Updated: Sep-29-15 5:20 pm
ALBANY, New York - For 38 years, a few black-and-white photographs of a nurse cradling a baby provided comfort to a woman who suffered terrible burns and endured years of playground taunts and painful surgeries thereafter. For all that time, until Tuesday, she dreamed of meeting her again.
- 3 upstate NY school districts win high-tech innovation award Updated: Sep-29-15 4:05 pm
ALBANY, New York - Three school districts from upstate New York are receiving $5,000 apiece for coming up with innovative ways to prepare students for careers in high-tech jobs.
- NY speaker continues state tour in Long Island Updated: Sep-29-15 11:18 am
ALBANY, New York - The speaker of the New York state Assembly is continuing his tour of the state with stops in Sullivan County and Long Island.
- SUNY New Paltz center to be named for longtime professor Updated: Sep-28-15 10:58 pm
NEW PALTZ, New York - Governors come and go, political parties rise and fall and for nearly half a century, Gerald Benjamin has watched it all - and commented on much of it - as New York's pre-eminent political scientist.
- Report: 2,900 public retirees in NY with $100,000 pensions Updated: Sep-27-15 9:08 am
ALBANY, New York - The Empire Center says the latest public data show more than 2,900 state and local government retirees in New York are collecting pensions topping $100,000.
- Crook, defense lead Albany past Duquesne 17-14 Updated: Sep-26-15 6:46 pm
ALBANY, New York - D.J. Crook threw two touchdown passes and Albany held on to beat Duquesne 17-14 on Saturday.
- NY woman to reunite with nurse who cared for her in infancy Updated: Sep-25-15 4:55 pm
ALBANY, New York - A woman will finally meet the nurse who cared for her as a severely burned infant, after a Facebook search revealed the identity of the nurse in 37-year-old photographs from a hospital publication.
- NY updates levels of municipal financial stress Updated: Sep-23-15 3:05 am
ALBANY, New York - New York's comptroller reports 15 municipalities were under "significant" fiscal stress last year, with low fund balances and operating deficits, while another 11 were under moderate stress and 18 were considered susceptible.
- 1 killed, 1 injured in motorcycle crash on upstate NY road Updated: Sep-21-15 3:34 pm
PITTSTOWN, New York - State police say a passenger on a motorcycle has died in a collision with another vehicle on a rural road in eastern New York.
- Police: 1 man killed, 1 injured in stabbings in Albany Updated: Sep-21-15 6:01 am
ALBANY, New York - Police say one man has died and another remains hospitalized after a stabbing in Albany.
- Lee, James Madison overcome turnovers, beat Albany 42-28 Updated: Sep-19-15 7:01 pm
HARRISONBURG, Virginia - Vad Lee threw four touchdown passes and had 347 total yards to help James Madison overcome six turnovers and beat Albany 42-28 Saturday.
- NY man sentenced to 4½ years for hiding drugs in buttocks Updated: Sep-19-15 11:46 am
ALBANY, New York - A New York man is facing 4½ years in state prison for hiding crack cocaine in his buttocks.
- New Yorkers doubt state officials can tackle corruption Updated: Sep-19-15 7:15 am
ALBANY, New York - A new poll indicates New York voters have little confidence in state officials when it comes to tackling corruption in Albany.
- Amtrak will run dome car from Albany to Montreal this fall Updated: Sep-18-15 9:37 am
ALBANY, New York - Amtrak is again running its "Great Dome" car between Albany and Montreal during leaf-peeping season.
- Albany woman seriously injured in head-on Route 196 crash Updated: Sep-18-15 5:50 am
HARTFORD, New York - Police say an Albany woman was hospitalized with severe injuries after her vehicle collided head-on with a tractor-trailer in upstate New York.