Ex-aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo faces sentencing for corruption

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge is set to decide whether a former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo receives leniency or a long prison sentence for his conviction on federal bribery and fraud charges. ...

Wall Street salaries highest since 2008 crisis, report finds

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Salaries on Wall Street rose last year to their highest level since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a report issued Monday by New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. ...

Cuomo cruises past Nixon in NY gubernatorial primary

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has easily beaten back a primary challenge from activist and actress Cynthia Nixon. He thwarted her attempt to become the latest insurgent liberal to knock o...

Nixon slams mailer questioning her support for Jewish people

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cynthia Nixon's campaign is crying foul over a Democratic Party mailer supporting Gov. Andrew Cuomo that questions her support for Jewish people. The mailer was s...

Nixon, Cuomo to face off in debate as NY primary draws near

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — For months they've circled each other, the liberal actress and activist looking to knock off the state's consummate political insider, a two-term incumbent and possible presidentia...

Source: Cohen called state tax officials soon after subpoena

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Cohen personally called tax officials in New York the same day he received a subpoena from state investigators looking into the Trump Foundation. A state ...

Collins' exit prompts GOP scramble, ballot questions

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Congressman Chris Collins' decision not to seek re-election following his insider trading arrest has Republicans trying to figure out how to remove his name from the ballot — and r...

Facing Cuomo, Nixon looks to Ocasio-Cortez win

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Up against an entrenched incumbent with a $30 million war chest, former "Sex and the City" star and liberal activist Cynthia Nixon is taking inspiration from Alexandria Ocasio-Cort...

Time is running out for New York sports betting bill

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York have little time left if they hope to quickly follow New Jersey in authorizing sports betting. The state Legislature plans to adjourn for th...

Clinton 'wants to be helpful' to Democrats. Can she?

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is not going away. Standing on a convention stage Wednesday, the former Democratic presidential candidate cheered a primary election candidate ...

Cynthia Nixon to voters: 'I'm so much more than an actor'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says she has a simple response to voters who question whether she has the experience necessary to run for governor of New York. ...

Tipped workers invoke #MeToo in fight to raise minimum wage

NEW YORK (AP) — As a waitress, Nadine Morsch was used to having to force an occasional smile for an unpleasant customer. But when a man she was serving made a reference to grabbing her butt, she warne...

NYC rape case prompts calls to close police sex loophole

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The 18-year-old woman was driving with two friends near Coney Island in September when the two plainclothes detectives pulled her over and found marijuana. The officers released th...

Cuomo: Prohibit cops from having sex with people in custody

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state would make it illegal for police officers to have sex with people in their custody under a proposal gaining momentum in Albany. The idea picked up ...

In New York, Trump infrastructure plan prompts questions

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — If President Donald Trump needs help in picking projects for his $1.5 trillion infrastructure program, he needs only to look to his home state of New York, where the list of mega p...