ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand say they've successfully petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to use $11.5 million to buy concord grape juice for use in domestic nutrition programs such as school lunches.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Republicans in the state Senate have filed a bill to move primary day to late August, highlighting a lingering disagreement with legislative Democrats.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The FBI says a powder mailed to several locations in New York and New Jersey, including at least five hotels near the site of Sunday's Super Bowl, appears not to be dangerous.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy gave an hour-long presentation in Herkimer, Wednesday.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Lewis County native father made a footprint on his daughter's heart by writing notes on napkins. He started when she was in elementary school.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York auditors say the state's food inspections are lagging, allowing 5,000 manufacturers, supermarkets, wholesale bakeries and other businesses to operate without updated inspections last year.
SOLVAY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state will invest $30 million in a $100.3 million economic development and revitalization project along Onondaga Lake.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dairy farmers say they're pleased that a long fight over federal dairy subsidies has ended with a compromise farm bill.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed state agencies to strengthen the state's oversight of petroleum shipments by rail, citing devastating accidents in Quebec and North Dakota and the expansion of crude oil shipping through the Port of Albany.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State Environmental Commissioner Joe Martens says his agency has "absolutely no plans" to issue permits for shale gas drilling and fracking in the 2014-15 fiscal year.
NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. Department of Justice says it will fund voluntary tracking devices for children with autism or other conditions that put them at risk for fleeing their caregivers.
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York Rep. Michael Grimm is defending his actions after he physically threatened a reporter at the Capitol after President Barack Obama's State of the Union address.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Vanessa Williams is returning to her alma mater to sing the national anthem before Saturday night's highly anticipated basketball game between No. 17 Duke and second-ranked Syracuse.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's top education official told a legislative hearing he would advocate for a $1.3 billion increase in education aid to help schools that lawmakers portrayed as increasingly stressed by aid cutbacks and educational mandates.
CONSUMER (WKTV) - The State Bureau of Labor Statistics has released county by county results on employment and wages.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's governor is reminding people that the Super Bowl will be played in his state this weekend.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new class of probationary firefighters are on their way to joining the ranks of the New York Fire Department.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - New York's largest teachers union has withdrawn its support for the new Common Core learning standards until the state agrees to make what the union calls "major course corrections" to the way they were implemented.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden will be making his second visit to upstate New York this month when he travels to Rochester this week to visit a community college.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York has revised its request for a $10 billion Medicaid adjustment, which would allow using that money to pay for related health care programs, after federal officials concluded capital investment and some other programs are ineligible.