| Dec 11, 2010
New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch is known for helping engineer historic rescues of governments in crisis. Now he says states in the U.S. are headed toward what he calls a fiscal "cliff."
That will be this summer, when temporary federal stimulus money...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 10:09 AM
Gov. David Paterson has been fined $62,125 for accepting five tickets to Game 1 of the 2009 World Series held at Yankees Stadium, the New York State Commission on Public Integrity announced Monday.
Despite testifying he had always intended to pay for the...
| Jul 28, 2010
| 10:35 AM
New York Gov. David Paterson will not face criminal charges for calling a woman who later dropped domestic violence charges against a top aide to the governor, according to a person with direct knowledge of the investigation.
Retired Judge Judith Kaye,...
| Aug 10, 2010
| 4:22 PM
New York Gov. David Paterson offered state help Tuesday if the developers of a mosque near the site of the Sept. 11 attacks agree to move the project farther from the site.
Paterson, a Democrat, said that he doesn't oppose the project as planned but...
| Aug 12, 2010
| 7:19 AM
An aide to New York Gov. David Paterson surrendered Thursday to New York City authorities on assault charges stemming from a 2009 domestic violence case that touched off an evidence-tampering investigation in Albany.
David Johnson turned himself in to...
| Aug 18, 2010
| 3:31 AM
New York Gov. David Paterson violated ethics laws by soliciting five World Series tickets last year from the New York Yankees, a registered lobbying organization, and he should pay the maximum penalty of $96,375, staff for the state's Public Integrity...
| Aug 20, 2010
Talat Hamdani traveled to Mecca to pray that her missing son, an EMT, was safe in the days after 9/11. She held out hope that his Muslim background had led to his detention as a suspect, considering it better than the alternative.
When part of his body...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 2:36 PM
"Dropping the plan is definitely not an option at all," said Daisy Khan, head of the American Society for Muslim Advancement and co-leader of the proposed mosque and community center. The lines still drawn in a politicized debate just ahead of November'...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 11:57 AM
Kristin Davis, the former madam who publicly admitted to providing disgraced New York Governor Elliot Sptizer with prostitutes, is officially challenging New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo in the race for governor.
Davis successfully petitioned...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 2:45 AM
Gov. David Paterson said Monday he'll meet with Archbishop Timothy Dolan to discuss a mosque and Islamic community center planned two blocks from ground zero.
The private meeting will be held Tuesday at the Democratic governor's Manhattan office....
| Aug 24, 2010
| 9:03 AM
New York will win hundreds of millions of dollars in federal education funding after it made changes in its application despite initial opposition from powerful teachers' unions, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer confirmed Tuesday.
The amount of the state's Race...