Mayor Bill de Blasio grabbed an endorsement Sunday morning in his re-election bid — this time from someone once considered a possible challenger.

De Blasio and his staff will set up shop in Queens this week. It’s all part of his “City Hall in Your Borough” tour.

Just a few days after former Trump campaign worker and Western New York native Michael Caputo met with the House Intelligence Committee, the president tweeted his support for him.

Flash floods impacted parts of the region Friday night, with some counties calling it the worst storm in years. Cortland County and Tompkins County were some of the hardest hit areas.

A somber day in the North Country, as loved ones, community members, and law enforcement officials from across the state and nation gather to say their final goodbyes to the state trooper killed in the line of duty last weekend.

President Trump’s standing with the American people has deteriorated since the spring, buffeted by perceptions of a decline in U.S. leadership abroad, a stalled presidential agenda at home and an unpopular Republican health-care bill, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

The U.S. Senate will postpone its vote on the health care reform bill — originally scheduled for this week — while Sen. John McCain recovers from surgery to remove a blood clot from over this left eye.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had said that he wanted to begin debate on the bill and pass it this week, using special fast-track procedures. But without McCain, Senate Republicans would not have the votes they need to take up or pass their bill to repeal and replace major provisions of Obamacare.

Trump’s campaign paid $50,000 to the law office now representing Donald Trump Jr. a little more than a week before news surfaced of an unreported meeting with a Russian attorney that has prompted new accusations of collusion.

Under the Trump administration, leadership at the state level has taken on an increasingly global dimension, as governors assert themselves in areas where they view the president as abandoning the typical priorities of the federal government.

Amtrak and NJ Transit service was suspended and delayed at different times on Saturday afternoon when three trains — including a “rescue train” — stalled due to a power outage, officials said.

A Roman Catholic bishop on Long Island is offering daily prayers to New York-area commuters facing what’s been billed as a “Summer of Hell.”

Chelsea Clinton took to Twitter on Saturday to give a stern reply to Fox News host Lisa Marie Boothe, a day after Boothe called former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “soulless, and said she would “sell” her daughter to become president.

The state Department of Motor Vehicles has suspended the vehicle registrations of more than 4,900 motorists who crossed New York bridges and tunnels without paying tolls.

Michael Caputo, a WNY GOP consultant and former top Trump campaign adviser with strong ties to Russia, told CNN he “never once” discussed nor heard anyone else mention Russian involvement during the 2016 campaign.

The Democrats’ “Great Freshman Hope,” California Sen. Kamala Harris, headed to the Hamptons this weekend to meet with Hillary Clinton’s biggest backers.

The MTA has mobile crash squads around the city that swoop down on the scenes of bus collisions — and orchestrate cover-ups, a lawyer charges.

The overturning of ex-Assembly Speaker Sheldon’s corruption conviction has sparked new calls for tougher ethics laws — but no rush to action.

A New York judge has ordered Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office to turn over to The New York Times documents related to a corruption investigation of former state officials and upstate contractors that it has withheld for the last year.

In a letter dated July 6 but not made public until this weekend, Cuomo asked the federal government to declare a disaster area for home and business owners along the Lake Ontario shoreline that have been hit by flooding in recent months.

Joel Davis, 36, a state trooper killed in the line of duty, was recalled at his funeral Saturday as a hero who protected his community by running toward gunfire. Thousands of officers from across the country and Canada were in attendance.

In the days after her death, NYPD hero Miosotis Familia achieved her lifelong dream and was posthumously promoted to detective.

State Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis has quickly amassed a sizeable war chest – $350,000 – for her NYC mayoral run — and she has two big Trump boosters to thank.

Queens Councilman Peter Koo is under fire for giving tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars to an anti-abortion crisis pregnancy center.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the city’s “arcane” property tax system is unfair and that he will tackle the complicated overhaul, but only if he’s re-elected to a second term this fall.

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand answered questions for an hour at the Schine Student Center on the Syracuse University campus Friday. Hundreds attended the event, which is the first in a series of town hall meetings New York’s junior senator plans to hold across the state.

Ride-hailing apps like Uber and Lyft have been so disruptive to New York City’s taxi industry, they are causing some lenders to fail, including three New York credit unions that specialize in loaning money against taxi cab medallions.

Queensbury Supervisor John Strough suggested his Republican challenger Rachel Seeber is evading committing to the principles of the Women’s Equality Party by conducting a write in primary for the ballot line instead of the party’s endorsement process.

New York City businessman, philanthropist and former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is funding a new commercial featuring a graduating PHL Pre-K class touting the initiative and its funding source, the Philadelphia Beverage Tax.

Anchor Bar, which started in Buffalo and claims to have invented Buffalo wings, plans to open its first New York City outpost at 327 W. 57th St., between Eighth and Ninth avenues, owner Carlos Rosario said.

Fantasy sports websites DraftKings and FanDuel called off their proposed merger one month after the Federal Trade Commission sued to block it.

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s son, Andrew, 31, was married to real estate executive Zivile Rezgyte, 38, Friday. The couple tied the knot at the Church of St Joseph in Greenwich Village, one of the oldest Roman Catholic churches in the city.