ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Reformers in the New York Assembly want to rewrite the rules to limit background dealing and to disperse power after helping force one of the state's most influential politicians to relinquish authority.
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- They appeared to be scenes from a frozen apocalypse. Streets across the nation's largest city were empty, the only movement the changing traffic lights signaling to cars that weren't there. As was the case in the Buffalo area two times this winter season, this could be the new norm.
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -- From Sen. Charles Schumer to the state Attorney General's Office, officials are trying to figure out why gas prices in New York State and especially Buffalo are so high -- and what to do about it.
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- Sheldon Silver, the longtime leader of the New York state Assembly, will relinquish the position he has held for 21 years in the wake of federal corruption charges, a top lawmaker announced Tuesday.