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New York City schools and private academies across the state will be required to report allegations of sex abuse to public authorities under a new law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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The new law puts private schools on equal footing with public schools, which have been required for years to automatically report abuse to law enforcement, parents and education officials.
Federal authorities have fanned out across Western New York to learn more about a clergy abuse scandal that until now largely has been ignored by law enforcement.
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A donor to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, on trial for allegedly bribing police, was heard on tape blasting airport security for believing he was an actual member of law enforcement after he flashed a police badge that prosecutors say he got through bribes.
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In the latest effort to scuttle the state's climate change litigation against ExxonMobil, the conservative-leaning Government Justice Center has filed a complaint with the state's Joint Commission on Public Ethics accusing the attorney general's office of misconduct.
State Sen. Kevin Parker stirred controversy for saying, “'Don't show up to a meeting with four white guys,” while talking about diversity and the upcoming legislative session at the Business Council of New York's government affairs planning meeting.
Frustration among many Nassau County property owners is building as new home values and tax impact statements start appearing online and in residents' mailboxes projecting tax increases for more than half the county's homeowners.
A number of vendors received subpoenas this week seeking financial records related to their dealings with the re-election campaign of Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren, who has denied any wrongdoing.
The Long Island Rail Road train car in which Colin Ferguson killed six people and injured another 19 a quarter-century ago is still in service, providing daily rides to hundreds of commuters unaware they’re visiting a notorious crime scene.
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New York City Hall basically just confessed to evading both the Freedom of Information Law and a court order to comply with a media FOIL request after its failure to hand over several embarrassing emails between Mayor Bill de Blasio and corrupt donor Jona Rechnitz.
All de Blasio has in common with conservative Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, besides their past and present HUD employment, is a shared interest in dodging responsibility for the state of NYCHA.
The fact that New York is known as one of the most progressive states in the nation should not obscure the fact that we continue to suppress people’s right to vote every day due to regressive voting laws, the Rev. Al Sharpton writes.
On Friday, federal prosecutors in Manhattan and the special counsel, Robert Mueller, delivered a potentially devastating one-two punch against President Donald Trump, revealing damning evidence about collusion and campaign finance violations.
Columbus – at least, the statue that dominates Columbus Circle – is safe: Gov. Andrew Cuomo has now engineered both state and federal landmark protection for the historic monument.
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