ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - As another deadline for enacting New York fracking regulations comes and goes with no action, environmental groups and other organizations are renewing their call for public participation in a health impact review.
NEW YORK (AP) - Department of Defense workers in New York could be the state's biggest losers in automatic cuts to the federal budget set to take hold this week.
HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Regional State of the State and Budget Message was delivered to residents of the community by a representative from Governor Andrew Cuomo's office Friday. The Commissioner of the NYS Department of Civil Service, Jerry Boone, went over the main points in front of a couple dozen community members at Herkimer County Community College.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - The relaunching of the Empire State Summer Games is being delayed another year because organizers say corporate sponsors are giving extra funds to Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Federal officials say the number of farms in New York remained unchanged last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the state had about 36,000 farms last year with about 7 million acres in use.
WALTON, N.Y. (AP) - Police say two bodies have been recovered from a house that burned down in Delaware County after officers heard two gunshots from inside.
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Connecticut lawmaker has proposed a bill banning smoking in cars with a child or children under 7 years old. Local lawmakers say New York could be next to take action on similar legislation. Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi says a similar bill has been proposed in New York State for a number of years.
ALBANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - The New York State Assembly now wants the minimum wage legislation to reflect $9 an hour to conform to President Obama's State of the Union proposal.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKTV) - As the constitutional/legal challenge to New York Safe Act progresses through the courts, the groundswell of support for the suit continues to grow outside the courtroom.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The state's top environmental official says his agency has no "timetable" for finishing shale gas drilling rules, with the completion date dependent on recommendations made by the health commissioner.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Busloads of opponents of natural gas drilling using hydraulic fracturing are in Albany to hear the state's top environmental official testify before lawmakers.
BEIJING (AP) - Chinese hackers repeatedly penetrated The New York Times' computer systems over the past four months, stealing reporters' passwords and hunting for files on an investigation into the wealth amassed by the family of a top Chinese leader, the newspaper reported Thursday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's popularity has plummeted among Republicans, Democrats and independents after he pushed tougher gun control measures into law after the Connecticut school massacre.
INDIAN LAKE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say at least one person has been killed in a fire at a home in the Adirondacks. State police tell the Post-Star of Glens Falls that the fire was reported around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday in a mobile home in the Hamilton County town of Indian Lake, 80 miles northwest of Albany.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York environmental regulators are expanding the snow goose hunting season to help reduce an overpopulation of snow geese in eastern North America.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Federal agriculture officials say New York's strawberry crop took a hit last year, but blueberry production was up.
WKTV - The Mayor of Ilion sat down for a live interview Monday night on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight." Mayor John Stephens says he was contacted last week about appearing on the show.
MINDEN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Three people are charged in connection to the puppy mill that was busted in the Town of Minden earlier this month.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)- New York law enforcement authorities will be visiting communities across the state to explain the state's new, stricter gun control law.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is scheduled to lead off a lineup of local government officials statewide to weigh in on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposed budget.