NY To Eliminate Jail Time For Most Minor Parole Violations
New Yorkers will be able to avoid jail time for most nonviolent parole violations under a new law signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul.
Ponzi Schemer Bernie Madoff Dies In Prison At 82
Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, has died in prison.
Boxing HOF in Canastota Celebrates Ali-Frazier Every Day
The boxing ring in New York City’s Madison Square Garden where the Fight of the Century was staged 50 years ago Monday is the centerpiece of the Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York.
Supreme Court Won’t Take Ex-Assembly Speaker Silver’s Case
The Supreme Court says it won't take up the case of former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who's serving a 6 1/2-year prison sentence after being convicted in a corruption case.
Motorist Rescued After 10 Hours In Car Buried By Snow Plow
A New York state trooper has rescued a man stranded for 10 hours in a car buried in snow by a passing plow during this week’s storm.
New York Declares Juneteenth A Holiday For State Employees
New York's governor has signed an executive order recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday for state employees.
Cuomo Rings Opening Bell As NYSE Reopens After 2 Months
The trading floor of the New York Stock exchange has reopened for the first time in two months and the state legislature was set to reconvene as New York relaxed more restrictions aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus.
Restrictions Eased While Virus Deaths Decline In New York
The daily death rate attributable to the coronavirus continues to fall in New York.
Millions of Taxpaying Immigrants Won’t Get Stimulus Checks
The relief package that Congress approved to help Americans during the coronavirus pandemic has one major exclusion: millions of immigrants who do not have legal status in the U.S. but work here and pay taxes.
New York Officials Support Covering Face In Public
New York state health officials now say they support people wearing cloth face coverings when they go out in public, especially in areas of “significant community transmission.”