Gov. Andrew Cuomo

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Advocates Demand Special Prosecutor For NYS Police Custody Death Cases

Mothers and other relatives of a dozen New Yorkers killed by police have brought cardboard coffins to the New York state Capitol Monday, to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to appoint a special prosecutor for future cases.

06/15/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Cuomo Pushes For Increase In FDNY, NYPD Benefits Above De Blasio Plan

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday rallied behind New York City police and firefighters pushing for increased disability benefits.

06/10/2015

David Sweat and Richard Matt

Source: Female Prison Worker Was Supposed To Pick Up Escaped Killers

The source said the woman went to a hospital instead after apparently suffering from a panic attack.

06/10/2015

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Tenants Demand Renewal Of Rent Stabilization Regulations

More than 1,000 chanting tenants from New York City filled the hallways of the state Capitol in Albany Tuesday, urging lawmakers to renew and strengthen the law governing the city’s rent regulations.

06/09/2015

David Sweat and Richard Matt

Cuomo: Upstate New York Prison Escape Probe Focuses On Likely ‘Inside’ Help

Investigators are looking into whether civilian employees or private contractors helped two convicted killers obtain the power tools they used to break out of a maximum-security state prison near the Canadian border.

06/08/2015

Lady Gaga and Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Gov. Cuomo, Lady Gaga Team Up To Push For Campus Sex Assault Policy

Gaga and Cuomo called campus sexual assault an “unacceptable epidemic,” and said the bill is needed to reduce assaults and ensure justice for victims.

06/08/2015

Belmont Stakes crowd

Crowd Erupts In Cheers After American Pharoah Makes History With Triple Crown Win

A Triple Crown winner hasn’t been seen in 37 years, but the crowd arriving early Saturday is hopeful.

06/06/2015

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer speaks at Rent Regulations Rally in Harlem on June 6, 2015 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

NYC Officials Demand Albany Lawmakers Extend, Strengthen Rent Regulations

Rose Johnson, of Harlem, is nervous she may lose her rent-regulated apartment if Albany doesn’t act.

06/06/2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo waves at labor leaders and union workers at a rally in Union Square on May 7, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cuomo’s Approval Rating Hits New Low In Latest Quinnipiac Poll

A new Quinnipiac University poll has bad news for lawmakers in Albany and Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

06/03/2015

Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon (Credit: Richard Drew- Pool/Getty Images)

Prosecutor In Etan Patz Case To Run For Staten Island District Attorney

Joan Illuzzi-Orbon will face off against former Democratic candidate Michael McMahon.

06/01/2015

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio (Credit: Governor's Office; (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo, De Blasio Camps Trade Barbs Over Real Estate Tax Break

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are at odds over a real estate tax break for developers.

05/29/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Not Much Interest In Cuomo’s Meeting On Email Purging Policy

New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo was planning a meeting for Friday to discuss public records and his administration’s policy of purging emails, but there might not be too many people there to discuss it.

05/21/2015

Low wage workers, many in the fast-food industry, join with supporters for a "die-in" in front of a McDonald's to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour on April 15, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Wage Board To Begin Consideration Of Fast Food Wage Hike

New York’s minimum wage is currently $8.75 an hour, but workers are hoping to change that.

05/20/2015

Sandra Lee speaks on stage during the 2015 Housing Works Groundbreaker Awards at Metropolitan Pavilion  on April 22, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works)

Sandra Lee, TV Chef & Gov. Cuomo’s Partner, Has Breast Cancer

Sandra Lee, Food Network star and longtime girlfriend of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has revealed she has breast cancer and will undergo a double mastectomy.

05/12/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Launches ‘Enough Is Enough’ Campaign To Combat Campus Sex Assaults

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing state lawmakers to pass what he calls the toughest law in the nation when it comes to college campus sex assaults.

05/12/2015

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