N.Y. State Senate Advances Bill Banning Leaving Children Under 8 Alone In CarsA proposed New York state law would make it illegal to leave a child younger than 8 alone in a vehicle.
Bill Would Make Selling Heroin To Those Under 14 A Felony In New YorkSen. Martins' bill would make selling heroin and other drugs to those under 14 a felony, punishable of up to 20 years in prison.
Opponents: Move Planned Westbury, L.I. Casino To Nassau ColiseumSome opponents of a controversial proposal for a gambling hall at the former Fortunoff store in Westbury, Long Island have said it should be built at the Nassau County Coliseum instead.
New York State Senate Passes 23 Bills Geared Toward Curbing Heroin UseThe New York state Senate on Monday approved nearly two dozen bills intended to curb heroin use, including a measure to allow schools to administer a powerful heroin and opiate antidote.