NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors have sued New York City to speed reforms at the troubled Rikers Island jail complex.
SYRACUSE - Police in Syracuse have released the name of the man who was fatally shot while walking on a city street earlier this week.
ALBANY - A panel has selected Sullivan, Schenectady and Seneca counties as sites for casinos in upstate New York, deciding not to recommend a fourth.
ALBANY - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration will move to prohibit fracking in the state, citing unresolved health issues and dubious economic benefits of the widely used gas-drilling technique.
SYRACUSE - Authorities say a 12-year-old boy has been charged with stabbing a 12-year-old girl inside a New York school.
ALBANY - New York officials have proposed authorizing coverage for transgender treatment under the state's Medicaid program for low-income New Yorkers.
ALBANY - The state Department of Environmental Conservation is reminding New Yorkers that as of Jan. 1, old electronic equipment must be recycled, not thrown in the trash.
CLAY - Police say a 5-ton storage pod fell off a truck at a New York facility, crushing the woman who was trying to unload it.
ALBANY - John King Jr. is stepping down as New York's education commissioner for a post in the Obama administration.
SYRACUSE - When it comes to the competition for the snowiest big city in upstate New York, location matters.
ALBANY - State police say one person has died in a multi-vehicle crash on an icy upstate New York highway, shutting down the westbound lanes.
ALBANY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Governor Cuomo has released a statement ahead of the storm, urging motorists across the state to use caution if out on the roads.
NEW YORK - Authorities have arrested a New York City jail guard in connection with the death of a homeless ex-Marine in a 101-degree jail cell.
AUBURN - Police say they had to use pepper spray and a stun gun to subdue a 28-year-old central New York man after a road rage incident.
SYRACUSE - A couple who pleaded guilty to embezzling $444,000 from a central New York church have been sentenced to prison terms.
LAKE GEORGE - Leaders from across New York's North Country are meeting this week to discuss economic issued facing communities in the Adirondack Mountains.
ALBANY - New York state's attorney general is seeking the authority for his office to investigate deaths at the hands of police following the public outcry over the killing of an unarmed Staten Island man.
FORT DRUM - Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the secretary of the U.S. Army are scheduled to attend the official ceremony welcoming the 10th Mountain Division back home to Fort Drum after its most recent round of combat deployments of Afghanistan.
ROSENDALE - Police say a New York doctor choked a woman inside a home and forced her to swallow a pill that could cause an abortion after she told him she was pregnant.
ALBANY - A New York appeals court says a chimpanzee isn't entitled to the rights of a human and doesn't have to be freed by its owner.