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US started inquiry into Cuomo sexual harassment claims

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice began a civil inquiry in August into sexual harassment claims made against former Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New York officials disclosed Thursday. ...

Chris Cuomo's off-air role: Brother Andrew's strategist

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN anchor Chris Cuomo had a bigger role than previously known in helping defend his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, from sexual harassment allegations that forced him out ...

Probe finds 'overwhelming evidence' of misconduct by Cuomo

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A legislative investigation released Monday found “overwhelming evidence” that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed women and that he ordered state workers to help produce hi...

Cuomo misrepresented COVID-19 nursing home toll, report says

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Assembly's investigation into former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's conduct in office concluded the Democrat's administration misrepresented how many nursing home residents died ...

New York votes: Top contests in Tuesday's election

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It may lack the drama and high-stakes of last year's presidential election, but New Yorkers are still making important decisions Tuesday in elections to pick mayors, prosecutors, c...

New York health chief, defender of Cuomo policies, resigning

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Health Commissioner Howard Zucker, who was a leading defender of former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has submitted his resignation, Gov. Kathy Ho...

New York tosses jail time for most minor parole violations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New Yorkers will be able to avoid jail time for most nonviolent parole violations under a new law signed Friday by Gov. Kathy Hochul. The “Less is More” law larg...

DOJ says no probe into state-run nursing homes in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Justice Department has decided not to open a civil rights investigation into government-run nursing homes in New York over their COVID-19 response, according to a letter sent F...

AP Explains: NYC election blunder spurs confusion

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York City election officials created doubt about the integrity of the city's mayoral primary Tuesday when a failure to clear old data from a computer system led to inaccurate v...

Some donors sticking with Cuomo after harassment allegations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo's political star was dimmed by allegations he sexually harassed women and misled the public about COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes. But will tha...

New York to add 'X' gender mark on government IDs

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New Yorkers will be able to designate their sex as “female,” “male” or “X” on driver's licenses and birth certificates under a law that Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed Thursday. ...

India Walton defeats Buffalo mayor in Democratic primary

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — India Walton, a socialist community activist, has defeated the four-term mayor of Buffalo in a Democratic primary, putting her on track to become the first woman to lead New York'...

NY lifts more COVID-19 rules as it hits vaccination mark

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that 70% of adults in New York have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine, a threshold he said the state would celebrate by easing many of its remaining so...

24-hour subway service returning to city that never sleeps

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's subway will begin rolling all night again and capacity restrictions for most types of businesses will end statewide in mid-May as COVID-19 infection rates continues to ...

Cuomo mulls suing over census, but fight could be tricky

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — There's no easy path for New York to win a legal fight with the U.S. Census Bureau over its narrow loss of a Congressional seat, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo said this week he's looking a...