People seeking to carry concealed handguns in New York will be required to hand over their social media accounts for a review of their "character and conduct." Some worry about free speech concerns.
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The state's vaccine mandate for hospital and nursing home workers takes effect on Monday, and officials are bracing for staffing shortages. Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced a plan for filling them.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 423,855 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Florida as of Sunday, compared to 411,736 in New York.
On Sunday, the state saw 853 hospitalizations because of the coronavirus, which was the lowest since March 18. Also, only 391 people tested positive of more than 46,000 people tested that day.
Tens of thousands of migrants cross north out of the U.S. each year, hoping they'll have a better chance of being granted asylum. The journey takes them all to one dead-end road in Upstate New York.
Kristin Kimball's second book — published nearly two decades after she left New York City to start a farm upstate — explores the ways in which farming has shaped her life and marriage in middle age.
Ilya Vett, 47, said he was printing the gun for his brother who has a firearms license, according to police. Vett has been charged with attempted criminal possession of a firearm.
But Cyrus Vance Jr.'s probe of Eric Schneiderman is complicated: Schneiderman has been investigating Vance for his involvement in the decision not to prosecute producer Harvey Weinstein.
A privately funded program provides higher education to about 300 students in New York state prisons. Graduates are less likely to get in legal trouble after prison but getting hired is a challenge.
The politics of raising the age in New York State are complicated: both liberals and conservatives broadly support raising the age in principle, but question the governor's proposal.