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Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 12:25 PM

A statewide Civil Service exam for state Correction Officer trainees will be offered on Jan. 10 by the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.

Updated Nov 19, 2014 at 11:50 AM

The state has collected $530 million since 2008 through a year-round tax “amnesty program” that helps delinquent taxpayers put their liabilities behind them without penalties, the state Department of Taxation and Finance announced...

Updated Nov 18, 2014 at 4:25 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — What does it take to Ebola-proof a hospital?Over the past few months, U.S. medical centers have spent millions of dollars putting together a plan to treat patients with the scary, but extremely rare disease.

Updated Nov 18, 2014 at 3:40 PM

BETHPAGE (AP) — A decades-long toxic cleanup around the former aerospace plant that helped land a man on the moon is getting renewed scrutiny after groundwater tests showed a potential carcinogen spreading deeper and toward nearby Long Island...

Updated Nov 7, 2014 at 4:09 PM

FORT EDWARD (AP) — Sleepy Hollow has the legend of the Headless Horseman. Does a community 150 miles farther up the Hudson River have a Headless Ranger buried in an unmarked cemetery from the 18th century?

Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 3:28 PM

ALBANY (AP) — New York’s Democratic Party is writing to registered Democrats telling them that unnamed organizations are monitoring their neighborhood’s election turnout and that the party will want an explanation if they do not cast a ballot.

Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 3:25 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The city has reached a $2.25 million settlement with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former U.S. Marine who died earlier this year in a 101-degree jail cell, the comptroller said Friday.

Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 3:24 PM

ALBANY (AP) — The two major-party candidates for New York attorney general clashed over corruption and integrity in a feisty debate Thursday night just days before voters head to the polls.

Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 3:22 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Clinton threw his political weight behind New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s re-election bid on Thursday, lauding the governor’s focus on causes like a higher minimum wage and preschool programs.

Updated Oct 28, 2014 at 4:14 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — A sleep-deprived engineer nodded off at the controls of a commuter train just before taking a 30 mph curve at 82 mph, causing a derailment last year that killed four people and injured more than 70, federal regulators said...

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 2:50 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police officer who suffered a serious head wound after being attacked by a hatchet-wielding man remains in critical but stable condition, police said Friday.

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