Good morning!

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is yet to release a public schedule.

At 9:45 a.m., the state Assembly session convenes. State Capitol, Albany.

At 10:30 a.m., Sen. Jim Tedisco, Sen. Neil Breslin, Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara and their legislative colleagues will join with members of UMAC and representatives from the Capital Region’s military installations at a press conference. Room 124, NYS State Capitol, Albany.

At 10:40 a.m., Public Advocate Jumaane Williams will appear live on The Brian Lehrer Show, The Greene Space, 44 Charlton St., New York City.

At 11 a.m., Westchester County Executive George Latimer will announce that more than $30,000 has been raised by Friends of Lasdon Park & Arboretum, to erect a memorial statue dedicated to hero dogs in the military. Lasdon Park, Arboretum & Veterans Memorial, 2610 NY-35, Katonah.

At noon, the state Senate session convenes. State Capitol, Albany.

At 1:30 p.m., Public Advocate Jumaane Williams will preside over a meeting of the City Council, City Hall, New York City.

Also at 1:30, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will discuss workplace equality at the New York Build Expo’s Women in Construction Panel, Jacob Javits Convention Center, 655 W 34th St., New York City.

At 7:30 p.m., Hochul will deliver remarks at the St. Patrick’s Day Foundation’s Annual Gala, Sheraton Times Square, 811 7th Ave., New York City.


Languishing evidence in over 100,000 sexual assault cases around the country has been sent for DNA testing with money from the Manhattan district attorney and federal authorities, spurring over 1,000 arrests and hundreds of convictions in three years, officials said Tuesday.

Nancy Salzman is expected to plead guilty to an undisclosed crime tomorrow in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn. It’s almost been a year since charges were first handed down; at the same time, a filing by federal prosecutors indicates evidence that the other alleged co-founder, Keith Raniere, exploited underage girls, and other NXIVM leaders may have been aware it was ongoing.

Planned Parenthood leaders, workers, and supporters gathered for a day of action Tuesday in Albany. Among the hundreds rallying for women’s rights in Albany was Ilana Glazer, the star of popular Comedy Central show “Broad City.”

There’s good news for Syracuse baseball fans, but not so good for Tim Tebow. The aspiring major leaguer has been cut from the Mets big-league roster.

Gun maker Remington Arms is planning 200 job cuts nationwide, including 66 layoffs at its plant in Ilion.

A new $50 million investment from the state looks to further improve life on Buffalo’s East Side, bringing new development and enhancements in technology and breathing new life into cultural institutions.

British lawmakers have rejected a proposed exit strategy from Prime Minister Theresa May for leaving the Europe Union with an end-of-the-month deadline looming.

President Donald Trump’s administration plans to close immigration centers abroad, shutting down a key support system for people planning to move to the United States.

Fallout surrounding Boeing’s 737 Max 6 continued as more planes are grounded by European regulators following a crash in Ethopia earlier this week.

Cellphone stores in New York City are becoming a target for robbers, according to police. “A lot of times, they come in masked up or hoods, disguising themselves. Until you get somebody a person of interest, you kind of have to be out there and digging and digging and digging through video and everything else,” said Andrew Boss, supervisory special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.

Former Vice President Joe Biden is hinting at finally launching a presidential bid, joking at an event that the crowd should save their energy because “I made it in a few weeks.”

The presidential campaigns of Biden and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke could be headed for something of a generational collusion course.

Two New Yorkers are among the 50 people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation’s most selective schools.

This is Lynne Patton’s fourth workweek staying in New York City public housing. She led her final tour Tuesday at the Fenimore-Lefferts Houses, highlighting poor conditions there.

An angry closed-door meeting involving some of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fellow Democrats in the state legislature is complicating his goal to retain control of New York City public schools, sources said Tuesday.

Democrats in New York’s congressional delegation aren’t giving much weight to President Donald Trump’s budget proposal, which calls for trillions of dollars in cuts to education, health, and environmental programs.

State lawmakers are presenting their own budget plans this week as the negotiations take on a new phase.

The city of Rensselaer has laid out plans which could make the community look unrecognizable in the next five years.

The New York State PTA was among the groups signing onto a letter Tuesday opposing the legalization of marijuana in New York.

As state budget negotiations continue, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’s hesitant to give the city of Albany $12 million every year.

The New York State Attorney General’s office released a report regarding their investigation into the death of Trevyan Rowe, a Rochester teen who died one year ago.

The Rochester City School District responded Tuesday to a scathing report from the state that takes aim at policies and practices. The report, released by the New York State Attorney General’s office, was in regard to their investigation into the death of Trevyan Rowe, a Rochester teen who died one year ago.

New York’s attorney general has opened a civil investigation into President Donald Trump’s business dealings, taking action after his former lawyer told Congress he exaggerated his wealth to obtain loans.

A new $50 million investment from the state looks to further improve life on Buffalo’s East Side, bringing new development and enhancements in technology and breathing new life into cultural institutions.

The Diocese of Buffalo has officially sold the bishop’s home to Carmel Oaks, LLC for $1.5 million.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is expected to issue a halt to executions in the state with 737 inmates waiting on death row.

Assembly Democrats are proposing to redirect $250 million in settlement money in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s budget proposal for clean water infrastructure.

A former road test examiner with the New York state Department of Motor Vehicles has been arrested and accused of demanding bribes from female drivers in Queens.