LOS ANGELES _ Kobe Bryant, 41, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, was killed when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames Sunday morning amid foggy conditions in the hills above Calabasas, sources told the Los Angeles Times.
HILLSDALE — Officials took U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado, D-19, on a tour of their town Thursday to help highlight the need for a federal funding pool to upgrade aging and outdated infrastructure in rural communities.
CLAVERACK — A collision involving a propane tanker truck and a car led to a Hudson woman being flown to Albany for medical treatment and the closure of a portion of Route 9H and 23 on Wednesday, state police said.
ALBANY — On the 47th anniversary of the historic Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court decision, New York lawmakers gathered at the Capitol to push for the passage of a bill that would establish a fund for abortions.
GREENPORT — A Columbia County man was charged with leading police on a foot chase after allegedly stealing merchandise from the Walmart on Fairview Avenue, Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of New York’s congressional members sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission last week expressing concern over the state not receiving funding for rural broadband initiatives.
ALBANY — While states across the nation are gearing up to make sure all their residents are counted in the 2020 Census, for which representation and billions of federal dollars are at stake, recently released population data from the U.S. Census Bureau has brought projections that New York m…
WASHINGTON — Joining the chorus of lawmakers and law enforcement officials voicing concerns over the new bail reform laws in New York, U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-21, took the initiative in Washington to study the results of pre-trial release.
ALBANY — It was a battle of press conferences at the State Capitol Building Wednesday, as the legislature’s majority and minority parties continued to spar over the criminal justice reforms rolled out two weeks ago.
WASHINGTON _ Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., announced Wednesday that Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., and Rep. Adam B. Schiff, D-Calif., will be among seven House members prosecuting the case against President Donald Trump in the Senate impeachment trial.
ALBANY — The start of the second year of a Democratic-controlled state Legislature has the majority excited and optimistic about the passage of bills on their agenda, and on Tuesday, some Democratic lawmakers were certain the Protect Our Courts Act would be one such bill.
HUDSON — The defense and prosecution rested their cases Monday in Columbia County Court in the trial against Barry Goldstein, who is accused of hiring a Stuyvesant man to burn down his home for insurance money.
ALBANY — A few days after a Supreme Court judge issued a temporary injunction on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive ban on flavored electronic cigarettes, New York legislators gathered with activists, educators and medical providers in Albany to push for the passage of two bills that would effect…
HUDSON — William Travis, the alleged accomplice who said he set the fire at Barry Goldstein’s home in the hopes of getting a portion of the insurance money, testified on the fourth day of the arson trial Thursday.
ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo took to the stage for his 2020 State of the State address Wednesday, highlighting a reel of his administration’s accomplishments over the last decade and introducing dozens of his proposals for the new legislative session.
ALBANY — Chants echoed throughout the state Capitol and boomed off the steps and walls of the Million Dollar Staircase as activists made sure state legislators heard their demands for affordable housing and an end to homelessness.