| May 17, 2010
| 1:34 PM
The budget crisis in Albany has threatened to shutter more than 55 parks and historic sites across New York State.
According to reports, officials at the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation say the agency on Monday will being shutting...
| May 23, 2010
| 7:38 AM
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo declared his candidacy for governor Saturday, delivering an impassioned call for political reform and pledging to make the notoriously dysfunctional state government more accountable to its citizens.
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:55 AM
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Governor David A. Paterson and local officials today opened the newest section of Brooklyn Bridge Park at Pier 6 and kicked off the Governors Island 2010 public access season. Mayor Bloomberg also announced new, free weekend...
| Jun 19, 2010
| 12:58 PM
New York may soon top the nation as the state with the highest cigarette taxes, if a preliminary deal between Governor David A. Paterson and lawmakers is approved.
The new tax would boost the price of cigarettes by $1.60 across the state, raising the tax...
| Jun 26, 2010
| 1:19 PM
On the heels of the new tax on tobacco, Governor David A. Paterson is reviving a plan to bring more money to the state by allowing grocery stores to sell wine.
Deemed less controversial than taxing soda or tobacco, this latest addition to the emergency...
| Jun 29, 2010
| 7:37 AM
Another Manhattan hospital is closing its doors, this time in Harlem.
It has been just over two months since St. Vincent's Hospital closed up in Greenwich Village, and now North General Hospital is following suit.
On Monday, Governor David Paterson...
| Jul 12, 2010
| 7:28 AM
Virtually everyone in one section of Brooklyn's Brownsville neighborhood has either been stopped, questioned and frisked by the police, or they know someone who has, according to a report in the the New York Times.
The analysis also shows that the...
| Jul 16, 2010
| 6:48 PM
Governor David Paterson Friday signed a bill that makes big changes to the NYPD's "stop and frisk" law. Officers will no longer be able to store personal information on people who were questioned but not arrested.
Police Chief Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael...
| Aug 5, 2010
| 9:55 AM
A Suffolk County man, whose license was suspended 18 times, was arrested Wednesday for driving while intoxicated with a 1-year-old in the backseat.
Shawndell Wilder, 48, of Greenlawn was initially pulled over along Jericho Turnpike, near Cooper Avenue,...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 7:51 PM
The top Democrats in New York State turned out tonight for embattled, U.S. Congressman, Charles Rangel, showing up at his annual "birthday" fundraiser, held at the Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue.
U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and KIrsten Gillibrand, along...
| Feb 4, 2010
| 12:46 PM
On this week's PIX News Closeup program, Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Rick Lazio says he has the backing of both the Republican and Conservative state chairmen who consider him the presumptive GOP nominee.
While polls indicate he'd have a good shot...