The Spuyten Duyvil curve where the deadly Metro-North derailment happened Sunday was the site of another tragic derailment nearly 132 years ago, which took the life of a New York State senator who is sometimes credited with inventing the sleeping car.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined volunteers Thursday as they served thousands of Thanksgiving meals in Albany.
A lesbian couple urged the New York State Division of Human Rights Wednesday to rule that an upstate wedding venue broke the law when it refused to book their wedding last year.
Former NFL offensive lineman Brian Holloway initially thought the Twitter photos showing young people partying at his family’s second home in upstate New York were a hoax.
The DEC is working with the state attorney general and county prosecutors. Reynolds says there are about a dozen investigations now under way.
An American Eagle flight from LaGuardia Airport to Montreal was diverted to Albany Tuesday after smoke was reported in the cockpit and cabin, but the plane made a safe emergency landing.
Six ex-cons sued Pataki and other state officials for tens of millions of dollars. The lawsuit accuses the state of abusing its authority eight years ago by transferring the plaintiffs to psychiatric facilities at the end of their prison terms – in effect, summarily extending their sentences without recourse.
Under New York law, the state defends elected officials who acted in their official capacity.
Glendon Scott Crawford and Eric J. Feight wanted to build a mobile, remotely operated device that would silently zap unsuspecting targets with lethal doses of X-rays, prosecutors said.
While cheering former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Jeannine Pirro, a broadcaster and former Westchester County district attorney, protesters sang “God Bless America” and held signs for the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
As the weather heats up and sun worshipers flock to the beach, people are relying on sunscreen to keep them from getting burned. But what many people don’t know is that some sunscreens expire.
The Hudson River shoreline was a little tidier Sunday afternoon, after more than 100 clubs and organizations took part in the second annual Riverkeeper Sweep.
Malcolm Smith of Queens and John Sampson of Brooklyn, two of those recorded, have already been charged with crimes including bribery and embezzlement, WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported.
An Albany man has been arrested and charged with groping a 9-year-old girl in the East Village.
CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer has learned another elected official is about to go down in the on-going corruption probe involving New York politicians and it turns out his colleague ratted him out.