Nearly a year after passage of New York state’s new gun law, dealer sales of popular AR-15 semi-automatic rifles have ended in New York and arrest data show more than 1,000 gun possession charges in New York City were boosted from misdemeanors to felonies because of the changes.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Sunday evening was combing over the scene in the Bronx where four people were killed, and more than 60 were injured, when a Metro-North commuter train derailed.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the scammers claim they are from the IRS or the state tax department and threaten people with fines, deportation or arrest if they fail to pay up.
The approval of Proposition 1 in Tuesday’s voting allows for the building of four non-American Indian-owned upstate casinos in the Southern Tier near Binghamton, the Catskills and Mid-Hudson Valley region, and the Saratoga Springs-Albany area.
New York state voters on Tuesday authorized seven Las Vegas-style casinos to be built to boost the economy.
It’s been a low-profile campaign for a high-stakes proposition. Should New York State go “all in” for casino gambling? To the surprise of some voters, the question will be on the ballot on Tuesday
Gas stations on or near main highways or expressways will be required to have transfer switches so that generator power can be used.
New York’s Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption pointedly critiqued the agency at a Manhattan hearing.
A discussion presenting both sides of a referendum on amending the state constitution to allow Las Vegas-type casinos was held.
The panel confirmed Tuesday it has broadened its investigation to powerful Democrats after it was accused of focusing on Republicans and their allies.
Lady Liberty reopened Sunday, a relief to many tourists who had their hearts set on visiting the statue while they were in New York.
New York has 33 sites under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service, including the statue and nearby Ellis Island. They’ve been shut since Oct. 1 because of the partial federal shutdown.
The referendum was reworded to promise more jobs, tax cuts and aid for schools — all additions made to the initial version.
Stripping politicians convicted of corruption of their pensions is not easy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says, but initiatives are in place to change that.
In January, an advisory board of government and fire officials recommended the overhead systems no longer be mandatory.