| 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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 4:07 PM
With a protest Thursday night in Sanford, Florida, led by Rev. Al Sharpton and a rally with Trayvon Martin's parents Wednesday evening in Union Square, New Yorkers are leading an outcry against the handling of the unarmed Florida teen's killing....
| May 21, 2011
| 8:38 PM
Ex-Gov. David Paterson has dodged a big bullet that easily could've ended in a stint in the state pen.
The Albany County District Attorney has decided to drop perjury charges that accused him of lying when he was in office -- about accepting free...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Since leaving the Governor's office, David Paterson has had a seat behind a radio microphone -- until now. Paterson announced Monday that he has been nominated to a position on the MTA Board.
Today, Governor Andrew Cuomo named Paterson to fill a spot...
| Apr 25, 2012
Fmr. Gov. David Paterson was appointed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sit on the MTA Board. This is an unpaid position and he would replace Nancy Shevell.
Gov. Cuomo investigated Paterson while he was attorney general for the World Series Ticket Scandal and...
| Nov 13, 2009
| 9:28 AM
Self-proclaimed September 11th mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees will come to New York to face trial for the murders of nearly 3,000 civilians, the Justice Department announced Friday.
In a press conference, U.S....
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2008
SPRINGFIELD—As a disgraced but defiant Gov. Rod Blagojevich vows a lengthy fight to hold on to his office, Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn has been quietly working to put together a transitional government for when, or if, he is able to seize the reins as...
| Aug 23, 2009
"Sin taxes" on cigarettes have turned out to be the most effective weapon in the campaign to reduce smoking.
Why not try it on Flamin' Hot Cheetos, vanilla Coke and Twinkies?
With increasing vigor, public health experts and think tanks are calling for...
| Dec 28, 2009
Percy Sutton, the pioneering civil rights attorney who represented Malcolm X before launching successful careers as a political power broker and media mogul, has died. He was 89.
Marissa Shorenstein, a spokeswoman for New York Gov. David Paterson,...
| Mar 17, 2009
Lizz Winstead is on a roll. "I heard Pat Buchanan saying that one of the reasons John McCain lost the election was that Sarah Palin was too pretty. Uh, clearly it was her jarring beauty that cost the Republicans the White House. No doubt people said,...
| Jan 16, 2009
After a stricken US Airways jet made an extraordinary emergency landing in the Hudson River on Thursday, a flotilla of commuter ferries, water taxis and other boats plucked all 155 passengers and crew -- many shivering as they stood on the plane's wings...