Gov. Andrew Cuomo has brokered a deal with legislative leaders to fully fund the last three years of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's five-year capital plan, a person familiar with the agreement said Monday.
Front-runner Mitt Romney won the Illinois primary with ease Tuesday night, routing Rick Santorum in yet another industrial state showdown and padding his already-formidable delegate lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
It has become a piece of generally held wisdom in New York political circles: City Comptroller John Liu has lost any shot of becoming mayor in 2013 amid a federal investigation into his fundraising practices that has led to two arrests.
Gov. Chris Christie has announced a college scholarship program for economically disadvantaged high-school students.
Democrats have officially nominated U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for re-election, while the state's Conservative Party backed Wendy Long as their candidate to run for the U.S. Senate.
The NYPD has stepped up security at synagogues and other sites around the city in the wake of a deadly attack on a Jewish school in France.
A legislative panel hearing testimony on a proposal to reorganize New Jersey's higher education system isn't sure the merger plan requires their approval.
The widow and daughters of a Pakistani immigrant killed by a white supremacist in a 9/11 revenge attack became U.S. citizens Friday, in a touching ceremony which one daughter described as the fulfillment of their father's dream for his children.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the attention given to a Goldman Sachs' employee's scathing editorial about the company is "ridiculous."
Legislation to toughen road rage penalties has unanimously passed both chambers of New Jersey's Legislature and now heads to Gov. Christie for consideration.
A man accused of firing a bullet that was deflected by a police officer's gun belt has been indicted on attempted murder charges.
A longtime assistant says state Senator Pedro Espada Jr.'s Bronx health care clinics were always in financial trouble.
Mike D'Antoni waited nearly four years before he could re-create the high-octane success he had in Phoenix, and for three exhilarating weeks in February, the New York Knicks were the NBA's team to watch.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has visited the memorial at the World Trade Center after touring businesses in Newark, N.J.
An extensive police plan to safeguard the World Trade Center site in New York City against vehicle-borne bombs is being criticized by residents.
A federal judge says New York Mets owners must show a jury next week they weren't willfully blind to a gigantic fraud carried out by their friend, Bernard Madoff.
Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday as coach of the New York Knicks, whose brief resurgence in a wave of Linsanity quickly gave way to a late-season skid that puts them in danger of even making the NBA playoffs.
The jury in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate ended its first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.
Former colleagues, including President Bill Clinton, are remembering a pioneering New Jersey congressman who died last week of colon cancer.
Hundreds of Newark residents have accompanied the casket of Congressman Donald Payne to the city church where he will be eulogized.