State News

Gun shop
Xinhua
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 15, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Schools across New York began the academic year with a new tool intended to prevent student suicides and violence: the ability to ask a court to remove a troubled person's access to firearms.
Read More
Gov. Cuomo
Jim Alcorn/Getty Images
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a multimillion-dollar initiative will restore aquatic habitats around New York.
Read More
Suffern rescue
Suffern Police
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 14, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Police in New York say a man fell off a bridge and was stuck in a river for several days until he was rescued.
Read More
Cars pass Purdue Pharma headquarters Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Stamford, Conn. For months, the judge overseeing national litigation over the opioids crisis urged all sides to reach a settlement that could end thousands of lawsuits filed by state and local governments. But the chaotic developments this week in the case against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma underscore how difficult that goal is. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 13, 2019 - 11:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York — asking a judge to enforce subpoenas of companies, banks and advisers to Purdue...
Read More
Vaping
Dai Sugano, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 12, 2019 - 7:25 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York is expanding anti-tobacco initiatives to discourage the use of vaping devices and e-cigarettes too. Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday signed an executive order directing state agencies overseeing anti-tobacco programs to address the newer methods of tobacco use. Cuomo also...
Read More
Yonkers shooting 12-year-old
1010 WINS
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 08, 2019 - 10:31 am
A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured in a shooting in Yonkers early Sunday, and police are searching for two gunmen behind the attack.
Read More
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
Mark Vergari/The Journal News
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 07, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Gov. Cuomo is urging New Yorkers not to vape, and he says the state’s health department will issue warnings similar to those from the federal government.
Read More
NY DMV
Kimberly Dole
September 06, 2019 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Yorkers have spoken! The DMV has announced that Plate five is the winning design and will become the license plate next year. A statewide survey announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo in August allowed New York State residents to select one of the five designs they wanted to...
Read More
MivPiv/iStock
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 04, 2019 - 4:08 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A group of New York inmates is suing the state prison system, saying its efforts to crack down on prescription drug abuse have gone too far. Eighteen prisoners said in a suit filed Monday that they are living with chronic pain because it has become too hard to get approval for...
Read More
Glenn Schuck
Kimberly Dole
September 04, 2019 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Five-year-old Joseph Federico of New Windsor, New York walked in to Mt. Pleasant-Blythedale School in Blythedale Children's Hospital on Wednesday for his first day of kindergarten, just 16 months after suffering an unexpected brain aneurysm. At the age of three, an...
Read More

Pages