Signing an executive order, Gov. Kathy Hochul will be requiring that every county and New York City develop plans to identify and confront threats of domestic terrorism, including racially or ethnically motivated violent extremists. These plans must be submitted by the end of the year.
Hochul said she is asymptomatic and will be working remotely for the upcoming week.
The real possibility that the U.S. Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade this summer has New York state officials as well as abortion providers preparing for an influx of out-of-state patients coming to seek services.
NY Gov. Kathy Hochul named U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado as New York's next lieutenant governor. Delgado, a Democrat, will take on the largely ceremonial role previously formerly held by Brian Benjamin, who resigned following his arrest for federal corruption charges he denies.
Lawmakers on Monday voted on a last-minute bill that will allow Gov. Kathy Hochul to replace former Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin, who resigned last month following his arrest, on the primary ballot.
A New York judge has ordered the state's congressional and state Senate primaries to be delayed until Aug. 23 to provide enough time to replace maps that were ruled unconstitutional this week.
The task of redrawing New York's congressional district maps has fallen to a rural judge and a researcher at Carnegie Mellon University.
Governor Kathy Hochul’s overall job performance rating plunged last month to the lowest it has ever been.
Syracuse police officers detained a young boy who was accused of stealing chips. Video of the incident shows a cop walking the crying child into the back of a patrol car.
With gas prices in New York averaging $4.21 a gallon, the state is gearing up to give a slight tax break to drivers.
Gov. Kathy Hochul's campaign has now spent close to $1 million on this round of TV ads, which is only a drop in the bucket compared to the cash she has left on hand. She has raised more than $21 million so far.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul will have to maneuver the sudden arrest and resignation of her running mate and lieutenant governor on bribery charges as she tries to win her party's nomination in June. But it's unclear whether it will endanger her primary bid in the end. Hochul became the state's first woman governor in August when she took over for Democrat Andrew Cuomo, who resigned amid allegations he sexually harassed 11 women, which he denied. Political observers and Democratic strategists say it's unclear whether Benjamin's arrest and resignation alone will be enough for her two primary challengers to wrest the party nomination from Hochul.
Police have arrested Frank R. James, the man accused of shooting 10 people on a Brooklyn subway. Authorities have charged him with a federal terror-related offense.
The resignation of Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin after his arrest in an alleged campaign finance scheme has left Governor Kathy Hochul without a running mate.
The NYPD has identified a man that detectives are looking for who may be connected to the mass shooting that unfolded on a crowded subway train in Brooklyn at the height of the morning rush hour on Tuesday. Officers recovered a Glock 17 9mm semiautomatic pistol, three extended-capacity magazines, four smoke grenades, a hatchet, a container of gasoline, and a key to a U-Haul rental van, a top police official said.
What would typically be a quiet Tuesday morning commute turned into a tragedy for families and students simply trying to get to work or school. More than two-dozen people were injured after the gunman opened fire on a rush-hour subway. Ten victims were shot
Lawmakers are calling for action to regulate the sale of 'ghost guns,' after an 'explosion' of them being recovered across New York City.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and lawmakers are poised to use the state’s $220 billion budget to make it easier for judges to incarcerate certain people awaiting trial.
New York lawmakers are meeting Thursday to discuss last-minute policy and spending disagreements that have held up passage of the state budget nearly a week past an April 1 deadline, including the potential expansion of a law for people with mental illnesses.
Changes to bail reform could be on the way as part of the upcoming state budget. The agreement would allow judges to set bail for more offenses and would make it easier to keep repeat offenders in custody.