Professor Resigns Over Inaction On Misconduct
A professor who was named one of Time magazine's 2017 Persons of the Year has resigned from the University of Rochester over the university's handling of sexual harassment complaints.
Trump Announces US Tariffs On $50 Billion In Chinese Imports
The Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion worth of Chinese imports on Friday, instantly escalating a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.
GOP Foe Files Complaint Over Cuomo’s Use Of School Resources
Republican candidate for governor Marc Molinaro is accusing Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo of violating a ban on political events on school property.
NY High Court Nixes Trump’s Bid To Delay Defamation Suit
New York's highest court on Thursday turned down President Donald Trump's latest bid to delay a defamation suit filed by a former "Apprentice" contestant who accused him of unwanted groping and kissing.
Assembly Passes Sexual Assault Victims’ Bill Of Rights
Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly have voted to create a sexual assault victims' bill of rights to ensure victims know their rights.
Northern NY Man Facing Homicide Charge In 4-Year-Old Case
A 43-year-old northern New York man has been indicted for second-degree murder in connection with the death of a 25-year-old woman nearly four years ago.
NY Man Guilty In Drunken Driving Crash That Killed Daughter
A New York man admits he was driving drunk at the time of a crash that killed his 6-month-old daughter.
Nixon: Raise Taxes On Rich To Fund $7.3B Plan For NY Schools
New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon announced a $7.3 billion plan on Wednesday to boost education from preschool through college and pay for it by increasing taxes on wealthy New Yorkers and corporations.
Bill To Save Trafficking Victims From Testifying Passes
Legislation poised to pass in the New York state Legislature would preclude sex trafficking victims from having to testify in court about the abuse they suffered.
Health Groups Push To Raise Smoking Age To 21
Prominent health groups including the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society and American Lung Association are pushing to raise the smoking age to 21 across New York state.