by Ian Millhiser Posted on July 10, 2014
Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced on Tuesday that his office will no longer prosecute most minor marijuana cases.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on July 7, 2014
It's a problem officials in New York thought they had under control, but a new infestation of Asian longhorned beetles has emerged and thousands of trees are being sacrificed in an attempt to stem the outbreak.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 30, 2014
The top court ruling is a victory for anti-fracking activists in the state.
by Zack Ford Posted on June 30, 2014
The state of New York is dedicating significant resources to a new campaign that will fight HIV infection using the latest research and technology.
by Shannon Greenwood Posted on June 5, 2014 Updated: June 5, 2014
New York state has made it much easier for trans people to update their documentation, but New York City hasn't.
by Katie Valentine Posted on June 3, 2014
The two states will soon be building barriers, levees, and breakwaters to help protect their coastlines against storm surge and sea level rise.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 20, 2014
Senate Democrats in New York are renewing efforts to protect the state from the byproducts of the fracking boom in Pennsylvania.
by Travis Waldron Posted on May 6, 2014
The NBA's swift action on issues of racism has reignited the fight against the name of Washington's football team and others like it.
by Josh Israel Posted on April 29, 2014
Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) was indicted in federal court last week for alleged improper business practices at a restaurant he oversaw until 2010.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on March 26, 2014
Because the winner of the presidential election should be the person with the most votes.