New York Attorney General Letitia James plans to run for governor, according to three people directly familiar with her plans who were not authorized to speak publicly.
New York's governor and New York City's mayor have each received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.
Officials say that nearly all female and transgender inmates at New York City's Rikers Island jail complex will be temporarily transferred to state lockups to relieve strain on the city's failing jails. The city will provide bus service for visitors.
The Port Authority is putting its $2 billion project to build a rail link to LaGuardia Airport on hold in order to consider alternatives.
A New York State Health Department study found that a spike in COVID cases around January to August of this year was caused by New Yorkers returning to normalcy rather than the waning effectiveness of the vaccine.
Thousands of workers tasked with the complicated care of some of New York’s most vulnerable could be out of a job.
As new COVID cases seem to be leveling off in the area, Gov. Kathy Hochul wants to make sure we don’t see a winter surge like we did last year.
The proposed LaGuardia AirTrain plan seems to be slowing down and possibly switching gears as Gov. Kathy Hochul suggests the Port Authority look at alternative transit solutions.
After being vaulted into the New York governor’s office two months ago, Democrat Kathy Hochul is preparing to run for the job in her own right next year.
Just two days after New York's vaccine mandate took effect, a group of nurses are taking their objections to court, fighting for a permanent religious exemption.
Thousands of workers in New York state hospitals and nursing homes were still thought to be holding out.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul says she is prepared to call in medically trained National Guard members and retirees to address potential staffing shortages caused by an approaching vaccine mandate for health care workers.
Some of the nation's most aggressive COVID-19 vaccine mandates are scheduled to take effect Monday in New York
Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, got a hawk's-eye view of New York City from the observation deck at the World Trade Center.
Another Rikers Island inmate has died. That brings the number of dead for this year to 11 at the troubled jail complex. The city filed a lawsuit on Monday accusing the Correction Officers Benevolent Association and its leadership of condoning a campaign of absenteeism among correction officers.
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Sunday announced several short-term and long-term initiatives to address a mounting shortage of school bus drivers across the state.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is ordering the release of 191 prisoners from Rikers Island.
An investigation into what caused a widespread power outage on all of the MTA's numbered subway lines, along with the L train, on Aug. 29 is blaming human error and not a power surge.
Brian Benjamin took the oath of office on Thursday to become lieutenant governor of New York. He thanked Gov. Kathy Hochul for choosing him.
New York has delayed its requirement that state employees get vaccinated against the coronavirus or undergo weekly tests by more than a month to Oct. 12, the same day telecommuting workers are now scheduled to return to their offices.