NY attorney general asks to probe deaths by police
New York state's attorney general is seeking the authority for his office to investigate deaths at the hands of police following the public outcry over the killing of an unarmed Staten Island man.
NY man gets 17 to life for strangling his mother
A New York man who spent years caring for his ailing 88-year-old mother before strangling her with a necktie while she slept will spend 17 years to life in prison.
US education department to probe NY school funding
Federal education officials have granted a year-old request from two upstate school districts to investigate whether New York's school aid system shortchanges districts with large minority populations.
Upstate NY man gets maximum for wife's murder
An upstate New York man has received the maximum sentence for the murder of his wife.
Suit seeks information about NY disabled abuse
An advocate for the disabled has sued the Cuomo administration to get detailed disclosures about crimes against disabled individuals in state care.
Police altering tactics after killings, protests
With tensions running high over the killings of blacks by police, departments around the country are changing policies and procedures.
AP: Golden Nugget drops tax suit threat
Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino has dropped a threat to file a lawsuit blocking a package of tax relief for Atlantic City's eight casinos.
SUNY Research Foundation to pay $3.75M
Federal prosecutors say the Research Foundation for the State University of New York has agreed to pay $3.75 million to resolve allegations that its Center for Development of Human Services manipulated audits of health...
Jersey City gets Bloomberg grant to combat crime
Jersey City has been selected to receive a $2.25 million grant from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's philanthropic organization to combat crime and spur economic development.
Lindley to start for Cardinals against Seahawks
Five weeks removed from the San Diego practice squad, Ryan Lindley will start at quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals against Seattle on Sunday night.