Comptroller: Contractor Ineligible For $4M In State Payments
State officials say an audit has found that a national drug and alcohol treatment services provider received nearly $4 million in ineligible payments from New York.
Driver Hits, Kills Gas Station Worker While Stealing Gas
Police say a driver hit and killed a gas station employee while attempting to flee without paying for $22 in gas.
Cuomo Unveils Plan To Make NY 11th State To Legalize Pot
New York would become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Ban On Gay Conversion Therapy Poised For Passage In New York
A proposed ban on gay conversion therapy is picking up momentum in Albany now that Democrats control the entire Legislature.
Trump Says Solution To Shutdown Impasse ‘So Simple’
With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat, declaring he would "never ever back down."
Cuomo: Let Cities Opt Out Of Pot Shops If NY Legalizes Weed
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is dropping a few hints about his upcoming marijuana legalization proposal.
Trump’s AG Pick To Face Questions On His Russia Probe Views
President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee will have to navigate his confirmation hearing skillfully, emphasizing his support for Trump's policies while assuring Democrats he will act independently and won't interfere with the special counsel's Russia investigation.
Victims Demand Urgent Passage Of Child Victims Act
Child molestation victims are demanding that New York state lawmakers pass the long-stalled Child Victims Act within 30 days.
Complaint: Kidnapping Suspect Kept Wisconsin Girl Under Bed
For nearly three months, prosecutors say, 13-year-old Jayme Closs was forced to hide in a 2½-foot space beneath her kidnapper's bed, going without food, water or a bathroom for hours, too terrified to flee from a man she knew had fatally shot both of her parents.
Nanny Gets Prison For Shoving Wipe Down Baby’s Throat
A Manhattan nanny convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child, was sentenced on Monday to 15 years in prison.