The Capital District’s new casino will be the Rivers Casino in Schenectady. The state Gaming Facility Board made the announcement at a meeting on Wednesday afternoon.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says it will issue a legally binding statement prohibiting high volume hydraulic fracturing in New York early next year.
former New York State assembly hopeful is now facing sex abuse charges.
A man wanted in Washington County is behind bars in Warren County Wednesday afternoon after officers say he lead them on a high speed chase following a hit and run.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba on Wednesday and declared an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift aimed at ending a half-century of Cold War enmity.
Schenectady County will vote Friday to expand its green footprint and save the taxpayers some money.
A full-scale replica of Henry Hudson's early 17th-century ship the Half Moon is heading to a new home port in the Netherlands. Launched in Albany in 1989, the Half Moon has served as a floating classroom for New York students.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering the U.S.'s continued support to Pakistan in its fight against extremism after a terrorist attack that killed scores of schoolchildren.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers.
The state's Gaming Facility Location Board is expected to announce its decision on Wednesday. Many people, including business owners, are eager to find out who gets a casino.