Lawmakers: Volkswagen Settlement Funds Should Aid Transit
State lawmakers from upstate New York say a portion of the state's legal settlement with Volkswagen over its diesel emissions cheating should go to purchase electric buses for upstate transit agencies.
State Expanding Electric Vehicle Efforts With $250M Program
New York state is continuing its push to expand the use of electric vehicles and create more infrastructure to keep them charged.
NY Law Enforcers Are Looking For A Tree Thief
New York law enforcers are looking for a tree thief.
Got Indigestion? These Cows Could Solve Your Milk Problem
Dairy companies looking for ways to appeal to people who avoid milk because of indigestion are promoting what they describe as a natural, easier-drinking alternative.
Skyping The Doctor? Poll Shows It’s Not Just For The Young
Every morning, 92-year-old Sidney Kramer wraps a blood pressure cuff around his arm and steps on a scale, and readings of his heart health beam to a team of nurses — and to his daughter's smartphone — miles from his Maryland home.
Lawmakers Ponder Sports Betting And Face A Deadline
New York state could become one of the nation's leading sports betting markets — but time is running out for lawmakers who want to authorize wagering on athletic events this year.
Walmart Rolls Out New Shop-By-Text Service
Walmart is unveiling a $50-a-month membership service that lets harried shoppers use text messages to order items to be home delivered.
30-Year-Old Evicted By Parents Meets Deadline To Leave Home
The 30-year-old man who was evicted from his parents' home has finally left, hours before a court-ordered deadline.
Searchers Using Heavy Equipment Looking For Missing Toddler
Searchers looking for a missing toddler have been using heavy equipment on a New York farm where his mother's body was found buried last week.
School District Mulling Homework Ban Proposal From Students
A school district just outside of New York City says it is considering a proposal from two fifth graders to get rid of homework.