Democrat-Controlled NY State Legislature Starts 2019 Session
The New York state Legislature has started its 2019 session.
Russian Lawyer Who Met Trump Jr. Charged In Unrelated Case
The Russian lawyer who attended the Trump Tower meeting that is a focus of the special counsel's investigation into possible collusion was charged with obstructing an unrelated tax-fraud case, federal prosecutors in New York said Tuesday.
New York Lawmakers To Begin 2019 Session
New York lawmakers are kicking off their 2019 session, a six-month work period expected to be dominated by debates about marijuana legalization, congestion tolls in Manhattan and making it easier to vote.
DA Drops Charges Against Teen Injured In Police Shooting
Officials in Albany say they will not prosecute a teen who was shot by a police officer during a chase and paralyzed from the chest down.
Police: Driver Attacks Car With Hatchet In Road Rage Case
Police in western New York say a 19-year-old man attacked a car with a hatchet after becoming enraged at the other driver.
NY Lawmakers Urged To Revamp Voting Rules, OK Early Ballots
A broad coalition of good government groups and locally elected officials are urging New York state lawmakers to make changes to the state's antiquated voting laws a priority in the new year.
State Lawmakers Again Trying To Remove Trump Name From Park
Lawmakers in the Democrat-controlled New York Legislature are making another attempt to have President Donald Trump's name removed from a defunct state park.
9 New Republican Assembly Members To Be Sworn In
Nine new Republican members of the Democrat-controlled New York state Assembly will be officially sworn in during a ceremony being held in downtown Albany.
Coast Guard Commences Annual Ice-Breaking Operation
An annual ice-breaking effort is starting on waterways in and around northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.
Police: Beaten, Burned Bodies Of Dogs Found In Bag
Police in western New York say a highway crew has found the bodies of two small dogs that were apparently beaten and burned before being left in trash bags along a roadway.