Andrew Cuomo

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (left), Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Senate Majority Leader Carl Heastie announce an agreement on the state budget on June 23, 2015. (Credit: Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of the Governor)

NY Legislative Leaders Reach Deal On State Budget, Rent Control

The state’s rent regulations had expired June 16 but were temporarily extended as lawmakers continued to negotiate.

06/23/2015

A task force of U.S. Marshalls and police officers go door to door searching for two escaped convicts on June 16, 2015 outside Dannemora, New York.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Cuomo: DNA Miles From Prison Is Linked To Escaped Inmates

DNA found just miles from a maximum-security prison is linked to the convicted murderers who escaped more than two weeks ago, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, as the manhunt for the convicts continued in far northern New York.

06/23/2015

Demonstrators block the entrance to the building housing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office on June 11, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

NYS Senate, Assembly Unable To Come To An Agreement On Rent Stabilization Laws

Despite dire warnings, Albany lawmakers were unable to agree on the possibility of extending rent regulations.

06/15/2015

David Sweat and Richard Matt

Source: Worker At Upstate Prison Was Having Affair With Escaped Inmate

A law enforcement source on Monday said a prison worker told authorities she had a sexual relationship with one of the inmates who escaped.

06/15/2015

New York state Senate chamber (File / Credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

NYC Tenants Want Change Now As Rent Regulations Set To Expire

Time is running out for the more than 2 million tenants covered by New York City’s rent laws while a deal to renew the regulations continues to elude New York state lawmakers.

06/14/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces a proposal for a $100 million fund to help struggling schools, including those in  Yonkers. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Cuomo Proposes $100 Million For Yonkers, Upstate Schools

Cuomo said Yonkers schools face a “crisis in education,” with the Board of Education proposing elimination of all sports and layoffs of 200 teachers.

06/14/2015

Demonstrators block the entrance to the building housing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's Manhattan office on June 11, 2015. (Credit: CBS2)

Tenants, Activists Demand Rent Regulation Extension, Fight Increases

The fight over rent regulations stretched from the city to Albany Thursday, with several protesters getting arrested and dozens of tenants later swarming a Rent Guidelines Board meeting.

06/11/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo walks past jail cells where two convicted murderers fled from the Clinton Correctional Facility on June 6, 2014, in Dannemora, New York. (Credit: Darren McGee/New York State Governor's Office via Getty Images)

Investigators Seek Accomplices, Answers In Upstate Prison Escape

As investigators seek accomplices who may have helped two convicted murderers escape a maximum-security prison, many other questions remain about the brash, elaborate breakout.

06/09/2015

David Sweat and Richard Matt

Escaped NY Prisoners Left Note Saying ‘Have A Nice Day’

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Richard Matt and David Sweat staged “a really elaborate, sophisticated operation” that ended at a manhole cover blocks away from the prison.

06/07/2015

New  York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo And Mayor De Blasio Find Some Common Ground, But Not Much

The two Democrats verbally sparred over the weekend about the state’s legislative session — especially the mayor’s affordable housing plan.

06/01/2015

Members of the military unfurl an American flag during a wreath laying ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on May 25, 2015. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

Ceremonies And Parades Mark Memorial Day Across Tri-State Area, Nation

Memorial Day ceremonies and parades are being held across the Tri-State area and the nation Monday to honor America’s fallen heroes.

05/25/2015

Sandra Lee posted this photo to Twitter of herself with boyfriend Gov. Andrew Cuomo. (credit: Sandra Lee/Twitter)

Food Network TV Star Sandra Lee Undergoes Surgery, Shares Update On Facebook

Sandra Lee is said to be ‘groggy, but grateful’ after having surgery Tuesday morning.

05/19/2015

A "zombie property" in Mount Vernon, N.Y. (credit: Mount Vernon City Councilman Rich Thomas)

NY Regulators Say 11 Lenders To Monitor Vacant Properties

The banks, mortgage companies and credit unions represent nearly 70 percent of the New York market and will adopt practices to limit the damage from so-called “zombie properties.”

05/18/2015

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

De Blasio Takes Aim At Alleged Abuses, Health Risks At City Nail Salons

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is launching an effort to crack down on abuses and health risks at nail salons.

05/15/2015

Black smoke billows from the Indian Point nuclear power plant on May 9, 2015. (Credit: @RocklandFires/Twitter)

Indian Point Fire Spurs Environmental Concerns Along Hudson River

Cuomo said the state Department of Energy Conservation is on-site and on high alert.

05/10/2015

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