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Rochester-Sexual Misconduct Clash
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.
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.
NY Governor's Race
Republican candidate for governor Marc Molinaro is accusing Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo of violating a ban on political events on school property.
Apprentice Contestant-Trump
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.
Homicide Charge
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 Governor's Race
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.
Human Trafficking
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.
Smoking Age
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.
A lawsuit filed by New York's attorney general Thursday said President Donald Trump used his charitable foundation to settle personal business disputes and bolster his political image with donations directed by his staff.
Medicaid Overpayments-Audit
New York state's comptroller says the state Department of Health paid more than $1 billion in Medicaid coverage premiums over a six-year period for people who already had private insurance coverage.
School Shootings
A proposal from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to allow parents or teachers to petition a judge to remove guns from the homes of troubled students is advancing in the Legislature.
Cicada Commotion
Students from Japan and a researcher from New Zealand are among the scientists and hobbyists flocking to central New York for rare sightings of a big bug.
Economic Development
Republicans in the state Assembly are joining a government reform group in calling for more transparency in New York's economic development programs.
Branded Women
An heiress is being considered a "co-conspirator" in a sensational sex-trafficking case in which the jailed founder of a purported self-help group is accused of branding women, a federal prosecutor said at a hearing Tuesday.
Five elementary school children have sustained minor injuries when a mini school bus veered off the road and struck a house in North Amityville, New York.
Bail Reform
The New York state Assembly has voted to eliminate the requirement for cash bail in most criminal cases.