In New York City, 43.9 percent of students met or exceeded the English proficiency standard. That’s up from 42.4 percent last year. In math, 57.3 percent of city students were proficient, up from 54 percent last year.
The number of New Yorkers who have left the state totaled more than the populations of Buffalo, Rochester, Yonkers, White Plains and West Babylon combined.
Two New York State Park Police officers trapped in fog on Niagara River about a quarter mile from the famous falls are safe after a Canadian police helicopter hoisted them off the water.
Miles Fisher pleaded guilty in federal court in Buffalo to making a harassing and threatening phone call. He faces up to two years in prison when he’s sentenced on August 25.
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s negative comments about Buffalo aren’t sitting well with his counterpart in the upstate city.
Four people were killed and four others wounded in the August shooting outside the City Grill. Riccardo McCray was the only suspect.
Riccardo McCray was charged with first- and second-degree murder in the shooting that killed four people and wounded four others leaving the City Grill restaurant in the early morning hours of Aug. 14.
Fallen ex-congressman Chris Lee is telling campaign donors that he intends to refund all of their money after resigning in the wake of controversy.
Prosecutors believe 23-year-old Riccardo McCray was the gunman who opened fire outside the City Grill Aug. 14, killing four people and wounding four others.
Buffalo Bisons officials announced Wednesday that a new $2.5 million video scoreboard will measure 80 feet long by 33 feet high.
There’s a very lucky squirrel in Buffalo.
Police in Elmira tell media outlets that Jacob Ryan Rubin Davila was taken from a home around 5:20 p.m. Tuesday by a man named Chris.
New York education officials have identified 67 public schools as “persistently lowest achieving” and listed 58 for registration review.
Gillibrand held a news conference to encourage federal lawmakers to extend long-term unemployment benefits through the end of 2011.
Even though the area is used to heavy winter weather, some motorists were stuck for nearly 24 hours.