They've agreed to tough new drug reform measures, more disclosure when it comes to campaign financing and schools will now be required to do routine testing for lead in their drinking water.
James Cullen at the Brennan Center for Justice says since 2006, New York's prison population declined by 18% while it's crime rate fell by 17%.
He said the pattern shows "a pathway for solving mass incarceration."
Federal environmental officials are considering a proposed natural gas pipeline that would span nearly 200 miles across Pennsylvania from Susquehanna County all the way down to Lancaster County.
Inside Lake-Lehman High School near Dallas, about ...
A rare herd of white deer will be protected as part of development plans for the former Seneca Army Depot in central New York.
Local businessman Earl Martin was picked from among 16 bids to buy the land. The Seneca County Industrial Development ...
Thursday morning around 8:20, there was a fatal plane crash near the University Park Airport.
The crash happened just off of Barnes Road in a wooded area.
Two people were onboard the plane, the pilot and a passenger. Both were pronounced ...
New York lawmakers lumbered toward adjournment Thursday, seeking to strike final deals on proposals to extend Mayor Bill de Blasio's control of New York City schools and rein in government corruption that would allow them to end the 2016 ...
RG&E and NYSEG customers will see their first increases in electricity and natural gas delivery charges since 2012, beginning this summer.
On average, Rochester gas and electric customers will pay about a $150 more a year by 2018.
The State Historical Society says it was part of an exhibit representing different periods in American history from the days of the vikings 'til now
They accuse the governor of waving the white flag of political correctness by removing the ...
Much unfinished work remains, including legislation designed to crack-down on public corruption.
Lawmakers have already reached consensus on bills to combat heroin addiction, expand breast cancer screening and allow restaurants to sell alcohol ...
A beloved math teacher and volunteer at a hot-air balloon rally was tragically killed over the weekend in a freak accident.
34 Year-old Ryan Almeter was holding down the basket so people could come aboard when a wind gust blew the balloon 100 feet ...