WWII researcher: Sea wreck must be plane of US MIA pilot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A researcher says wreckage on the ocean floor near a Japanese island must be from a fighter-bomber that crashed in 1945 with an American pilot who is still listed as missing in act...

NY lawmakers jump into fight over Trump tax returns

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's senate is poised to approve a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving Democrat...

NY attorney general: Trump rhetoric undermines media, judges

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — President Donald Trump's frequent criticism of the media and of judges who rule against his policies undermines the public's confidence, New York state's top legal officer said Wed...

NY officials issue fines, close schools in measles fight

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — As part of their efforts to contain a significant measles outbreak, officials in New York closed more schools, issued more fines and lobbied the Legislature Monday to eliminate rel...

Semiconductor firm to buy, expand upstate NY chip plant

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An Arizona-based semiconductor supplier will purchase GlobalFoundries' computer chip manufacturing plant in the Hudson Valley, adding 150 new jobs and preserving hundreds of others...

Cousin: Upstate NY burial likely for remains of WWII airman

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A relative of a New York airman whose remains were identified more than 75 years after he died in World War II says his reburial will likely be in a rural upstate cemetery. ...

Judge says New York's stun gun ban is unconstitutional

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state's ban on personal ownership of stun guns is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled Friday in the latest in a series of court decisions that have led to the loosenin...

Poll: Losing Amazon second HQ deal was bad for New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Most voters in New York think it was bad for the state when Amazon dropped plans to put a second headquarters in Queens and many think U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bears blam...

New state Capitol exhibit highlights New York's diversity

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Four years after Englishman Henry Hudson and his Dutch crew sailed the ship Half Moon up a North American river that would later bear his name, a Portuguese-African sailor born in ...

NYC mayor defends Amazon deal at state budget hearing

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says it was "mission critical" for the city to land one of Amazon's second headquarters and the tens of thousands of jobs the company promises to crea...

American Legion seeks Pentagon action on NY WWII unknowns

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — American Legion officials are calling on New York lawmakers to request the Pentagon exhume the Long Island graves of sailors killed in a World War II ship explosion in an attempt t...

Cuomo unveils plan to make NY 11th state to legalize pot

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would become the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana for adults under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The measure ...

Feds irked over lack of access to limo in fatal wreck

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board told a New York prosecutor she has hampered the agency's efforts to determine the cause of the limousine crash that killed 20 people in her...

Find an eagle feather? US law says don't take it. Cuomo did

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — At an event in the Adirondacks last week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo recounted a treasured memory of the time his family retrieved an eagle feather from Saranac Lake and kept it after one o...

No love? Millions on the line in spat over 'I Love NY' signs

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The big, blue "I Love NY" signs lined up in groups of five along New York state highways and roads are hard to miss. And that, say federal transportation officials, is the problem....