New York

Brennan Linsley / AP

A group of state lawmakers is teaming up with environmental groups to ask Governor Cuomo’s administration to ban the use of wastewater from hydrofracking and other oil and gas extraction from being spread on public roadways.

Louis Lanzano / AP

The long awaited trial for Hank Greenberg started Tuesday. Greenberg is the former head of the insurance giant AIG. New York’s Attorney General is trying to show that Greenberg oversaw two transactions that duped shareholders of half a billion dollars, but what’s mostly at stake is the reputation of a Wall Street luminary.

Bryan R. Smith / AP

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is extending the deadline for workers seeking lost wages and medical benefits from their involvement in the rescue, recovery and cleanup of the September 11
terror attacks.

Courtesy of Labor Religion Coalition of New York State/Facebook

Religious and labor advocates rallied at the State Capitol Monday as part of a nationwide movement known as Moral Mondays, to urge state lawmakers to take more progressive stances on issues.

Mike Groll / AP

A well-known assemblyman from the Rochester area has committed suicide. A police officer saw Bill Nojay shoot himself near his family’s cemetery plot around 9:30 am Friday morning.

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