A state Supreme Court in Manhattan will hold a hearing on Monday to look into the vote collection in NY-13, where Rep. Charles Rangel holds a narrow lead over Adriano Espaillat.

Economic optimism is growing in Buffalo and Rochester.

Two WNY power plants want to take advantage of the Article X law passed last year and convert to natural gas.

Environmental groups are upset that the Department of Environmental Conservation apparently showed a copy of their hydrofracking SGEIS with the natural gas drilling industry.

New York City lost it’s lawsuit to ban churches from using schools as a place of prayer.

The Supreme Court’s ruling struck down the Medicaid expansion portion of the Affordable Care Act, and many states say they won’t comply with it.

The ruling is already becoming a campaign issue in the new NY-21.

Rep. Bill Owens wants answers to why a fuel tanker with steering problems was allowed to enter the St. Lawrence seaway.

The Cuomo administration is giving away air conditioners to those who need them.

Standard & Poors downgraded Rockland County’s bond rating again.

Bernie Madoff’s brother plead guilty to his role in the multi-billion dollar ponzi scheme.

The four students whose harrassment of a bus monitor in Greece, NY made national news, have been suspended for a year.