SAVANNAH — Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged Georgians to stand united and wear face masks to slow the spread of the coronavirus, he said during a visit to the state Monday, as New York health experts ramp up testing and sending pandemic supplies to other states in need.
HUDSON — Columbia County District Attorney Paul Czajka recused himself Friday from the case of a Taghkanic man accused of trying to drown a woman in a domestic dispute earlier this month.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg revealed Friday that she’s been undergoing chemotherapy since this spring to beat back a “recurrence of cancer.”
ALBANY — County sheriffs proposed upgrading resisting arrest a felony charge and making certain offenses against police a hate crime as part of 10 legislative proposals they plan to send Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York lawmakers this week to protect law enforcement statewide.
New York City officials must change the existing structure of the New York Police Department, including who has the final say on officer misconduct, to rebuild the public’s trust and accountability in community law enforcement, according to a report from the state Attorney General’s office.
KINDERHOOK — No arrests have been made as police continue to investigate an alleged assault July 5 following a Fourth of July gathering at the home of Columbia County Deputy Sheriff Kelly Rosenstrach and her husband Alex Rosenstrach, who owns ClubLife Health and Fitness in Kinderhook.
The Supreme Court dealt President Trump a major defeat Thursday by rejecting his claims of presidential immunity and upholding subpoenas from New York prosecutors seeking his tax returns and financial records.
NEW YORK — Deutsche Bank and its New York branch will pay $150 million in penalties after sloppy management failed to intervene in hundreds of suspicious transactions in Jeffrey Epstein’s account, even after he faced widespread sex trafficking allegations, officials said.
NEW YORK — Staff and visitors brought COVID-19 into New York nursing homes, health officials said Monday, citing a report following an investigation into controversy surrounding coronavirus fatalities in adult-care facilities statewide.
HUDSON — The USS Slater destroyer escort ship headed out from its snow dock on the Hudson River in Albany at about 8 a.m. Sunday and passed by the Twin Counties, including Hudson’s waterfront, three hours later as it traveled to Caddell Shipyard in Staten Island for continued restoration work.
Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who was accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested Thursday in New Hampshire, the FBI said.
NEW YORK — President Donald Trump and the federal government must stop the denial and tell the truth about the coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, before calling on the president to mandate Americans wear masks in public as the virus spreads like wildfire across the United States.
President Donald Trump is claiming that American intelligence discounted reports that Russia offered a bounty for the killing of GIs in Afghanistan.
New York will not reopen gyms, malls and movie theaters until health officials have more information about the impact of air conditioning circulating COVID-19 as the illness spikes across more than half the U.S., Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.
Greene County activist and former Democratic senate candidate Gary Greenberg will continue his campaign for the 46th District seat as a write-in candidate this November, he said, as absentee ballots cast in Tuesday’s primary election were expected to outnumber in-person votes for the first time.
Some testimony about New York City police officers’ use of excessive force was inaccurate and demonstrations were more violent than police have seen in years, the city police commissioner testified Monday as part of New York’s investigation into police interactions with the public during rec…
WASHINGTON — Infectious disease experts expressed alarm Sunday over the pace of new coronavirus infections in several states in the South and Southwest, with one likening the spread in parts of the country to a “forest fire.”
Spring training for the Yankees and Mets will be held at home this year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday, before encouraging the major league teams to play at least part of a season.
Several witnesses testified Wednesday against the New York Police Department’s use of force in the city as part of state Attorney General Letitia James’s ongoing investigation into interactions between police and the public during recent protests.
Registered Republicans in the 19th Congressional District will begin casting ballots in early voting Saturday in a primary between Ola Hawatmeh and Kyle Van De Water for the opportunity to challenge Democratic incumbent Antonio Delgado of Rhinebeck.
ALBANY — Two suspended Buffalo police officers should be fired after they pushed a 75-year-old protester to the ground, causing him to bleed from the head, said Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who announced a reform agenda Friday to improve New Yorkers’ trust and relationship with law enforcement followi…
CATSKILL — Hundreds of people marched for racial justice in the village Thursday evening, adding Catskill to the list of locations across the globe to speak out against the actions of four Minneapolis police officers that resulted in the death of George Floyd.
MINNEAPOLIS _ Attorney General Keith Ellison plans to elevate charges against the former Minneapolis police officer who knelt on George Floyd’s neck while adding charges of aiding and abetting murder against the other three officers at the scene, according to multiple law enforcement sources…
MINNEAPOLIS _ Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been charged with murder and manslaughter.
WASHINGTON — After a late-morning meeting with President Donald Trump, Gov. Andrew Cuomo spent his Wednesday COVID-19 briefing railing against federal lawmakers for politicizing the decision to fund state and local governments amid the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK — The state will give death benefits for frontline workers who died from COVID-19, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday, before discouraging lawmakers from spending money the state doesn’t have as the Legislature resumes remote session this week.
The majority of elected officials statewide are infrequently hearing from constituents during the COVID-19 pandemic and could improve government transparency, according to a state organization’s report released Tuesday.
ALBANY — The state is fighting back against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s rollback of the 2015 Clean Water Rule, an action that Attorney General Letitia James called reckless.