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.
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.
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.
Downtown Digital Group, an advertising and marketing solutions company, and Johnson Newspaper Corp. are launching “A Hand Up Marketing Grant” program to give area businesses help in promoting — and reintroducing — their business to the community following weeks of closures or limited operati…
WASHINGTON — Top Democratic leaders spoke with union workers on a conference call Tuesday to outline their demands that aid for state and local governments be included in the latest economic stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
ALBANY — As the state’s daily coronavirus death toll sustains and hospitalizations decrease, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday he refuses to fight with President Donald Trump after Trump suggested governors were abusing their power to restart state economies ahead of federal orders.
With bars and restaurants around the state converting to take-out and delivery services, a new era of ordering alcoholic drinks to go is upon us.