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.”
New York State environmental regulators have asked for another three months to finalize new gas drilling rules so that a study of the health impacts of practices such as fracking can be completed, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Advocates for the working poor rallied in Albany Monday, urging state government leaders who are poised to raise their salaries in coming weeks to also raise the minimum wage and replenish food banks for victims of Superstorm Sandy.
In Albany, the fight for the New York State Senate was too close to call early Wednesday, hours after the polls closed.
New Yorkers had a chance to safely get rid of prescription drugs they didn’t want or need at drop-off locations across the state on Saturday.
Veterans with physical impairments can get reimbursed for the cost of having a service dog help them, but a new Veterans Administration directive is delaying compensation for veterans with mental and emotional concerns until further research is completed.
An East Harlem man arrested for savagely beating his dog in an elevator, and an Astoria man who threw a Shar Pei out of a window are just two examples of shocking cases of animal abuse in the city.
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wants more protections for the colorful, tightly-wrapped “pods” of gel laundry and dishwashing detergent that children may think is candy.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is under fire for approving a secret payout of tax money to settle a sex harassment claim against his ally Assemblyman Vito Lopez and failing to follow protocol by referring the claim to the Ethics Committee.
Huntley said that she expects to be arrested on Monday in the state’s continuing investigation into the use of pork-barrel grants by legislators.
One of the Giants’ biggest issues — besides the small beds — is the lack of a capable indoor field for the team to use during rainy weather.