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Authorities have seized $30 million worth of heroin in a drug bust in the Bronx and Yonkers.

Pat Bradley/WAMC

A former New York prison worker who helped two murderers escape faces up to seven years for her role in the audacious breakout. 

Kathy Hochul
Karen DeWitt/New York Now

New York's lieutenant governor is continuing a push to inform college students about the state's new "yes means yes" law designed to combat campus sexual violence.

Lucas Willard

A range of stakeholders from the private public sectors are set to gather Monday at the SAVE Lake George Partnership's  First Annual Salt Summit, an event focused on reversing the rising levels of salt in the Adirondack Lake.

WAMC's Lucas Willard spoke with Eric Siy, Executive Director of the FUND for Lake George, about the event.

A U.S. senator is calling on the Federal Trade Commission to update regulations on eyeglass prescriptions to create more competition in the industry, which he says would lead to better deals for consumers.

Even with minimum wage increases cropping up around the nation, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $15-an-hour proposal stands out for directing so much more money to so many workers.

Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo delivered the eulogy at the funeral of Carey Gabay.

Lucas Willard / WAMC

Nearly 300 French and Indian War re-enactors are expected to participate in weekend battle re-enactments being staged along the shores of Lake George in the southern Adirondacks.


A new state audit released Friday by state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli shows off-track wagering dropped by $1.2 billion during the five-year period of 2009-2013 compared to the previous five-year span.

Saratoga County Sheriff's Office

The Saratoga Springs City School District made headlines twice this week. The district has responded to the arrest of its school board president and a critical audit from the state comptroller’s office.