| Aug 23, 2010
| 11:57 AM
Kristin Davis, the former madam who publicly admitted to providing disgraced New York Governor Elliot Sptizer with prostitutes, is officially challenging New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo in the race for governor.
Davis successfully petitioned...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 2:45 AM
Gov. David Paterson said Monday he'll meet with Archbishop Timothy Dolan to discuss a mosque and Islamic community center planned two blocks from ground zero.
The private meeting will be held Tuesday at the Democratic governor's Manhattan office....
| Aug 24, 2010
| 9:03 AM
New York will win hundreds of millions of dollars in federal education funding after it made changes in its application despite initial opposition from powerful teachers' unions, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer confirmed Tuesday.
The amount of the state's Race...
| Aug 25, 2010
| 6:41 AM
9/11 victims' families will join with more than three dozen other organizations today to show their support for building an Islamic Center near Ground Zero in an effort to re-frame the debate on the controversial site.
The group September Eleventh...
| Aug 27, 2010
| 10:57 AM
Gov. David Paterson could face a criminal charge for what a special counsel called inaccurate and misleading testimony on tickets he secured last year from the New York Yankees for the opening game of the World Series.
The state's former chief judge,...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 10:43 AM
With smiles and cheers, music and dancing, a seaof revelers decked out in the red, white and blue of Puerto Rico'sflag stood along Fifth Avenue on Sunday to celebrate the PuertoRican Day Parade.
"I like to see the people with all the energy they have,"...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 11:59 AM
While forecasters continue to adjust the expected track of Hurricane Earl, the Suffolk County Red Cross and East Hampton Town announced plans to open a voluntary pre-storm shelter Friday morning at the Montauk Playhouse Community Center in Long Island's...
| Oct 7, 2010
| 6:13 AM
New Yorkers on food stamps would not be allowed to spend them on sugar-sweetened drinks under an obesity-fighting proposal being floated by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. David Paterson.
Bloomberg and Paterson planned to announce Thursday that they are...
| Oct 11, 2010
| 6:37 AM
Police have arrested an eighth suspect after he turned himself in in connection with the horrific anti-gay attacks on three men because of their sexual orientation, this as city officials rail against the "vicious" hatred that led to what happened....
| Oct 11, 2010
| 8:54 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino said Monday that he does not discriminate against gays but thinks young children shouldn't be exposed to gay culture, especially at gay pride parades.
"They wear these little Speedos and they grind against...
| Dec 11, 2010
New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch is known for helping engineer historic rescues of governments in crisis. Now he says states in the U.S. are headed toward what he calls a fiscal "cliff."
That will be this summer, when temporary federal stimulus money...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Did they know or did they not know? Days after the largest-ever proposed toll and fare hike on Hudson River crossings, people want to know what Governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie knew about this latest possible hit to your wallet.
The two issued a...