New York

NY towns look to secede to PA over taxes, hydrofracking…

Conklin, NY | The local economy is pushing one organization in Upstate New York to pose a question: Is it possible to secede to Pennsylvania? The Upstate New York Towns Association is researching this very… READ MORE
pcarroll

Seahawks coach shrugs at 9/11 truther rumors


Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is not backing down from his support among 9/11 truthers. Carroll, who will coach the… READ MORE
SheldonSilver

Sheldon Silver, N.Y. Assembly speaker, accused of masking bribes as legitimate income, feds say


NEW YORK — New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was arrested Thursday on corruption charges and accused of using his… READ MORE
Sept11

New York City may yank terror report to appease Muslims, settle suits: report


New York City may take down a terror report from its website that alerts law enforcement and citizens alike to… READ MORE
Gas Drilling New York_fracking_AP_660

Study used to bolster NY fracking ban developed by anti-fracking ‘activists’


New York state’s controversial new fracking ban was bolstered in part by research written and peer-reviewed by scientists with ties… READ MORE
andrew-cuomo-52f255cf3ee20010

New York Gov. Cuomo to travel to Cuba


New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is reportedly planning to head to Cuba for a trade mission in the coming months.… READ MORE
maynard

NY State Senators Look to Introduce ‘Death With Dignity’ Legislation This Month


After a terminally ill woman made headlines when she moved to Oregon so she could end her life under a… READ MORE

NY Dem’s advice to Obama: Veto Keystone

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday said that even if Democrats are able to make amendments to legislation authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline, he would still urge President Obama to veto it. Provisions that could… READ MORE

Cuomo sued by veteran after insomnia treatment prompts gun confiscation

A U.S. Navy veteran and retired police detective is suing New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other state officials for confiscating his gun permit and four handguns after he voluntarily sought medical treatment for insomnia.… READ MORE

25,000 cops, family arrive for fallen NYPD officer’s funeral

Thousands of police officers from across the country have gathered in New York City for the funeral of Rafael Ramos, a police officer shot to death with his partner in an ambush last week. The… READ MORE

Protesters heckle NYPD cops paying respects at slain officers’ memorial

A CNN correspondent at the makeshift memorial to slain NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos reported seeing a small group of protesters heckling police officers who were there to pay their respects. Sara Ganim… READ MORE

Obama’s ‘propaganda’ pushed people to ‘hate the police,’ Giuliani says

President Obama has engaged in “propaganda” encouraging people to “hate the police,” former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) charged a day after two city police officers were shot and killed in their patrol… READ MORE

Couple fined for refusing to host same-sex wedding on their farm

Cynthia and Robert Gifford are caught in a same-sex nightmare. They’ve been forced to defend themselves against claims that they’re lesbian-hating homophobes. “We respect and care for everyone!’’ Cynthia Gifford told me. “We had an… READ MORE