A high school teacher in Albany has been placed on leave, after students were advised to think like a Nazi and argue that “Jews are evil” as part of an assignment.
Both state and federal prosecutors were using Nelson Castro as a mole in Albany. He wore a wire and helped snare Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson. Stevenson’s been charged in a bribe-for-legislation scandal.
The embarrassing corruption scandals that took down a state senator and two assemblymen may finally lead to ethics changes. Sources told CBS 2 on Monday the Legislature is expected to make it easier for local lawmen to root out public corruption.
Police in the state capital of Albany Sunday evening were searching for a man who stabbed a New York State trooper in the neck in the Empire State Plaza.
Allowing her name to be used for the first time, Lydia Cuomo, 26, is headed to Albany to talk to lawmakers about changing the meaning of the word “rape.”
It’s the one political hot potato Gov. Andrew Cuomo dodged in both his budget proposal and his State of the State speech — to frack or not to frack.
Cuomo’s inclusion of the bill in his 2013-14 budget proposal muted some opposition and makes a deal appear to be within reach.
Dueling visions of guns in America were heard across the country this weekend – from rallies in favor of the right to bear arms to churches focusing on how to prevent gun violence.
New York State Assemblyman Vito Lopez (D-Brooklyn) said Monday that he will be staying in the Assembly, even though he lost his committee chairmanship and seniority after a finding that he violated sexual harassment policies.
Agreement Could Make It Easier For Nassau County Authorities To Communicate With Residents With Limited English Speaking Ability
Under the agreement, the department will provide all necessary interpretation and translation for crime victims, witnesses and investigation subjects. It also will try to recruit bilingual officers and make available translated materials and public notices.
A new New York state proposal would require criminal background checks to keep sex offenders from acquiring jobs at senior care facilities.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo next week will deliver his third State of the State address, setting an agenda that was set to include gun control and raising the minimum wage.
The United flight was leaving the gate in Albany en route to Chicago Saturday when it slid off the paved road. The 65 passengers and crew were uninjured and were evacuated from the plane, put on a bus and sent back to the airport.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will open his Executive Mansion in Albany to the public on New Year’s Day.
Furious Democrats who won a majority of seats in the New York State Senate have called a deal among Republicans and five Democrats to control the chamber a “coup.”