ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that it was a tornado that destroyed a home, knocked over tractor-trailers and snapped trees in half in rural eastern New York. Meteorologists...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says he wants lawmakers to accelerate increases to the minimum wage and pass the Dream Act before adjourning their session next month.
NEW PALTZ, N.Y. (AP) - Three roommates who bought a used couch for $20 found $40,000 in cash stashed inside and returned the money to the 91-year-old upstate New York widow who had hidden it there.
OSWEGO, N.Y. (AP) - Lawmakers in an upstate New York college town have banned an annual bar crawl after three students overdosed on heroin and two other people were hit by a trolley during the event.
OSWEGO, N.Y. (AP) - Officials at an upstate New York college say one student is dead and two others are hospitalized after suspected heroin overdoses.
PIERRE, S.D. -- Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota has joined 21 other states in a brief filed in an appellate court challenging the constitutionality of a New York ban on semi-automatic...
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) - A western New York couple who spent the winter in Maryland returned home recently to find virtually every item in their house had been stolen.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A bipartisan group of New York lawmakers is calling on the NFL's Washington Redskins to drop the team's name.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - State police have identified the man who was struck and killed while standing in the middle of the Thruway on Albany's outskirts, shutting down Interstate 87's southbound lanes for six hours.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says prayers that open town council meetings do not violate the Constitution even if they routinely stress Christianity.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Congratulations, college graduates! Now, about that loan...
ALBANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer has called upon the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to immediately halt a new product from gaining federal approval.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants the federal government to host a "Made in Rural America" export forum in upstate New York.
NEW YORK (AP) - A former New York City police officer is under arrest on charges he spray-painted anti-Semitic graffiti on cars and buildings in a mostly Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The New York State Fair is adding an attraction - a distance run.
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a Syracuse teenager has been arrested at New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal with 444 decks of heroin as well as 9 grams of crack cocaine and four small bags of marijuana.
SUFFERN, N.Y. (AP) - Police believe a suburban New York woman and her boyfriend killed her uncle before they jumped to their deaths.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York environmental officials are looking for citizen scientists to help them assess water quality.
NEW YORK (AP) - Authorities say a man and a woman have died after they plunged from the upper level of the George Washington Bridge into the Hudson River.
NEW YORK (AP) - A new report shows New York ranks 34th in the nation for students graduating on time, with 77 percent of high school students who entered the ninth grade in 2008 earning their diplomas in 2012.