The 68-year-old suburban Rochester grandmother said that she’s not quitting because of what happened on the last day of school in June, when four seventh-grade students taunted her with profanity, insults and threats during a school-bus run.
State officials are warning campers and boaters of a high fire danger and low water levels in the state due to hot weather and a lack of rain over the past 10 days.
New York officials have scheduled a series of job fairs across the state this month to showcase more than 10,000 job opportunities.
Nearly 200 people arrested during Occupy Wall Street-related protests were in New York courtrooms hundreds of miles apart Wednesday, answering charges that stemmed from a march on the Brooklyn Bridge and a demonstration in a Rochester park.
Nassau County officials are marking Veterans Day a day early. They opened a court Thursday dedicated to cases involving former service members involved in non-violent crimes.
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.
The tour bus collided with a tractor-trailer, and both vehicles erupted in flame. The driver of the truck was killed. Some of the injured were airlifted to area hospitals.
Police say a woman in upstate New York became enraged and stabbed her boyfriend after learning that he had “friended” another woman on Facebook.
Police say 46-year-old James Singleton died at a Rochester hospital several hours after he was stabbed in the thigh with a piece of broken glass when a fight broke out between two women at a party.
Officers said the victims were treated for minor injuries. The dogs couldn’t be located at the scene.
New York education officials have identified 67 public schools as “persistently lowest achieving” and listed 58 for registration review.
Timothy Wells apologized during Friday’s sentencing to killing his wife last Nov. 30.
The stir in supermarkets and Congress is less about whether the toxin might rub off on food and more about whether they could accumulate in landfills and create an environmental hazard.
The mayor said the chief had done nothing wrong and praised him as a good man.