New York State

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High New York Court: Starbucks Baristas Must Share Tips

The state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Starbucks baristas in New York must share their tips with shift supervisors, but not assistant managers.

06/26/2013

Khloe Kardashian has reportedly pulled a design from her Rich Soil clothing line, after Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the logo may violate copyright laws for its resemblance to an image used by the State of New York. (Credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images/CBS 2)

Khloe Kardashian Apparel Line Leads To Copyright Questions From N.Y. State

Khloe Kardashian has found herself in hot water with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, after her T-shirt line resembled a certain state logo to the point where it apparently violated copyright law.

05/20/2013

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36 New Officers Added To New York State Park Police Force

The New York State Parks system is adding 36 new officers to the ranks of its force, which is responsible for safety at 179 parks and 35 historic sites.

05/18/2013

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Excess Prescription Drugs Accepted For Take Back Day

Everyone had an opportunity to dispose properly of unused or expired medications Saturday, dropping them off at sites around the state as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

04/27/2013

Hudson Valley Maple Syrup (credit: Deborah Rodriguez/WCBS 880)

Researchers To Conduct Census Of New York State Maple Syrup Production

Federal agriculture researchers will conduct a census of maple syrup production in New York State in April and May.

03/31/2013

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on Nov. 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

State Budget Provides Grants To Gas Stations In The Event Of A Superstorm

The New York state budget will give grants to gas stations for generators so that if another superstorm like Sandy hits, there will not be interminable lines at gas stations.

03/23/2013

Guns turned in at a Dallas gun buyback event (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

New Gun Control Regulations Take Effect In New York State

Tough new gun control measures kick in Saturday throughout New York State.

03/16/2013

Fracking equipment in South Montrose, Pa. (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New York State May Suspend Decision On Fracking Until 2015

The New York State Assembly voted Wednesday to suspend until 2015 any action on allowing gas drilling using fracking.

03/06/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Not Open To Changes In Substance Of Gun Control Law

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that he is only open to “technical changes” to correct mistakes in his landmark gun control legislation, and not substantive changes.

03/04/2013

New York State Capitol in Albany (file / credit: Steve Scott / WCBS 880)

Proposed State Law Would Ban Discrimination Based On Gender Identity

Proposed New York state legislation would protect gender identity or expression from discrimination, and subject any violator to a potential hate crime prosecution.

02/23/2013

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N.Y. Court Of Appeals Chief Judge Calls For Return Of Cameras To Courts

New York State Court of Appeals Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman said advances in technology mandate the opening of all courtrooms to cameras so New Yorkers can see for themselves how justice works.

02/16/2013

A storm-damaged home awaits demolition in the New Dorp area of Staten Island. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

New York State Pushes Banks To Release Over $200 Million In Sandy Aid

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that his administration is working with banks to release nearly $208 million in checks already approved for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

02/12/2013

A destroyed home is viewed along the beach in the Belle Harbor on January 2, 2013 in the Queens. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY State Issues Recommendations For Preventing Devastation From Another Superstorm

A new report has issued a long list of suggestions for preventing another storm like Superstorm Sandy from bringing similar devastation to New York.

01/08/2013

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School Board Members Unsure About Adequacy Of Mental Health Services In N.Y. State

A survey released late last week showed uncertainty among New York state school board members about whether students have adequate access to mental health services.

01/06/2013

$14 Million NY Lottery winner

Officials: New Yorkers Spent Record $9.1-Billion On State Lotto In 2012

State officials say New York gamblers plunked down a record $9.1 billion on state-sanctioned lottery games in 2012.

01/05/2013

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