Albany

New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos speaks to members of the media following a conference with republican senators on June 17, 2011, in Albany, New York. (Photo by Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Sources: N.Y. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Son Investigated After Allegations Of Corruption

“I have and will continue to cooperate with any inquiry,” Skelos said in a statement Thursday.

04/16/2015

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 20: Greig Stire #43 of the Albany Great Danes looses the ball against the Oklahoma Sooners in the second half during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 20, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

No. 3 Seed Oklahoma Powers Past Albany 69-60

TaShawn Thomas powered his way to 18 points inside and versatile Buddy Hield added 15 to lead third-seeded Oklahoma past Albany on Friday night, carrying the Sooners into the Round of 32.

03/20/2015

Parents and students line up in Harlem for bus trip to Albany to rally for education equality. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Charter School Advocates Rally In Albany

Two days after a teachers union-led protest of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s education proposals, charter school advocates are making their views heard.

03/04/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: christtabernacle.org)

Cuomo Takes Hardline Stance: Ethics Overhaul Agreed To Or No New Budget

The audience at New York Law School probbaly didnt know it, but Gov. Cuomo drove from Albany in a snowstorm on Monday to lay down the law to Albany lawmakers — ethics reform … or else.

02/02/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his victory speech after winning reelection on Tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cuomo Calls Off Swearing-In Ceremony, Spends New Year’s Eve With Family

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called off a swearing-in ceremony for his second term that had been planned for Wednesday night, electing to spend New Year’s Eve with his family instead.

12/31/2014

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NYC Leaders & Alliance For Tenant Power Rally For Stronger Rent Laws

During the rally, the Alliance for Tenant Power outlined its plan to shore up rent regulation laws that are up for renewal in June.

11/18/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday, Sept. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Cuomo, Astorino To Face Off In Buffalo Debate On October 22

The debate is scheduled for Oct. 22 in Buffalo. It will feature Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino, Green Party candidate Howie Hawkins and Libertarian Michael McDermott.

10/09/2014

The Corning Tower in Albany is lit up with the No. 2 in honor of Derek Jeter's last game at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Mark Marshall/Facebook)

Albany Skyscraper Lights Up With No. 2 In Honor Of Jeter

The celebration of Derek Jeter’s career extended way beyond the Bronx. There was plenty of RE2PECT upstate, too.

09/26/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Poll: Most Think Corruption Is Big Problem In Albany

A new poll released Monday indicated that most New York state voters believe corruption is a serious problem in Albany, but most are unfamiliar with the anti-corruption commission the governor shuttered in April.

08/11/2014

Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene. (Photo by U.S. Army/Getty Images)

Cuomo Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, Albany Native Killed In Afghanistan Attack

The U.S. military said 55-year-old Army Maj. Gen. Harold Greene died Tuesday when a gunman believed to be an Afghan soldier opened fire at a military academy near Kabul.

08/06/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Council’s Speed Limit Bill May Be Stopped In Its Tracks

State Sen. Dean Skelos said the City Council’s measure to lower the speed limit to 25 mph might not come to the Senate floor for a vote.

06/19/2014

Medical marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Medical Marijuana Advocates Call On Cuomo To Move Forward With Compassionate Care Act

The group called on Cuomo to support passing the measure, dubbed the Compassionate Care Act, before this year’s regular legislative session concludes this week.

06/18/2014

Roosevelt High School Yearbook

Long Island Principal Accused Of Plagiarizing Yearbook Message To Seniors

The words in the yearbook at Roosevelt High School in Roosevelt, Long Island, appear to be lifted from another school. While school officials said it was a clerical error, others have alleged it was plagiarism.

06/18/2014

Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Rejects Revamped Medical Marijuana Bill

Cuomo said the changes to the so-called Compassionate Care Act don’t include a ban on smoking the drug and requiring the program to be evaluated in five years.

06/17/2014

Fast Food

Fast Food Workers Rally In Albany In Favor Of Higher Minimum Wage

Fast food workers from around New York state rallied at the Statehouse in Albany Tuesday, demanding a higher minimum wage and calling for the passage of legislation that would let cities and towns set their own wage rules.

05/20/2014

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