Schumer: Consumers Should Be Able To Block Robocalls
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer says consumers should have the ability to block robocalls on landlines and mobile phones.
Please Don’t Repo Fido: Lawmakers Look To Ban Pet Leasing
How much is that maltipoo in the window? It could end up costing twice what it says on the price tag if the buyer is enticed into signing a pet leasing contract.
Report: Aging Prison Population Will Cost NY More
A new report says New York state's prison population is rapidly aging, putting more pressure on prison health care systems and taxpayers alike.
2nd Round Of Interviews For Attorney General Held
State lawmakers held a second round of interviews of candidates for New York attorney general Wednesday more than a week after Eric Schneiderman abruptly resigned over allegations of sexual abuse.
NY Attorney General Sues Pet Store Over Puppy Sale Practices
The New York state attorney general's office is suing a pet store chain, saying it sold dozens or hundreds of puppies without required veterinary exams and failed to reimburse medical expenses to buyers of sick puppies.
Ethics Director Questions Trump’s Reimbursement To Lawyer
President Donald Trump revealed in his financial disclosure that he reimbursed personal attorney Michael Cohen as much as $250,000 for unspecified "expenses," with no mention of a $130,000 payment to porn actress Stormy Daniels to keep quiet about a sexual tryst she said they had.
NY Man Admits He Plotted To Have Rape Case Witness Killed
An upstate New York man has admitted that he plotted to have a witness in his rape case killed.
Cleanup Underway A Day After Powerful Storms Pound Northeast
Residents in the Northeast cleaned up Wednesday, a day after powerful storms pounded the region with torrential rain and marble-sized hail, leaving at least four people dead and more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power.
State Funds Available To Help College Students Buy Textbooks
Millions of dollars have been allocated for a second year in a row to help students enrolled in New York's public colleges off-set the high cost of textbooks.
Officials Advise Hikers Of Muddy Trails In Adirondacks
It is mud season in the Adirondack High Peaks, and state officials are urging hikers to protect trails from erosion by slogging through wet areas or simply sticking to lower elevations.