New York State
Colossal ice storm plunges 850,000 homes into darkness
More than 12 percent of homes in Michigan alone were without power as of Thursday morning, as a coast-to-coast winter storm brings blizzards and ice.
Republicans propose forcing schools to provide chocolate milk to children
Elise Stefanik, a Republican representative, introduced legislation that would make it federal law that schools must provide flavored milk.
George Santos loan admission puts Republicans in impossible position
Santos has withdrawn his claim that a $500,000 loan to his campaign came from the "personal funds of the candidate."
Gun-wielding Applebee's customer helps arrest man who slashed worker: Cops
Esteban F. Padron, 28, was arrested after he allegedly attacked an Applebee's employee with a steak knife.
George Santos has McCarthy pinned between a rock and a hard place
Republican Congressman George Santos has lost the confidence of some of his own party. But McCarthy needs him.
Human composting is legal in these six states
The New York State Catholic Conference has lobbied against human composting, which they say: "Does not provide the respect due to bodily remains."
Buffalo couple keeps stranger's dead body in living room during snowstorm
The woman's son thanked the couple for their help in trying to save her life after she collapsed while attempting to travel in the snow.
Buffalo snow storm death toll surges as police 'preparing for more bodies'
Buffalo Police Commissioner Joseph Gramaglia issued a warning after parts of the city were hit by five feet of snow.
Ancient New York ocean discovery could hold secret of hydrogen storage
The contents of the ancient seawater trapped in rocks for 390 million years may also give scientists clues about the climate on ancient Earth.
Heavy snow warning for Great Lakes after thundersnow hit New York state
Snow warnings have been put in place for large parts of western New York State, with a travel ban imposed across Buffalo.
Ex-elementary school principal convicted on 46 counts in child sex case
Former elementary school principal Kirk Ashton was charged with sexually abusing 26 boys in New York State over the course of 17 years.
Will crime cost Democrats New York?
Recent polls show Republican gubernatorial candidate Lee Zeldin with increased support as he has campaigned as a tough-on-crime candidate.
Cat says goodbye to dying dog and "best friend' in heartbreaking video
Erica Kutzing told Newsweek Bunny was adopted around the same time as her dog, Tye, who was blind, and she used to guide him around the house.
Raccoons Raid Politician's Home and Defecate on Flag: 'Not Very Patriotic'
Albany County legislator Sam Fein said he's "more careful about closing the door and the windows" since the incident.
John Lennon's Killer Is Up for Parole
Mark David Chapman, who shot the singer in 1980, has been denied release 11 times since 2000.
Why Some New York Stores Will Require You to Show ID to Buy Whipped Cream
Despite a law being enacted last year, the enforcement lagged due to issues with tracking the legislation.
Woodstock '99 Performer Says Crowd Was 'MAGA Before There Was MAGA'
Netflix's new documentary has put the infamous festival back in the news. Brian Rosenworcel and Ryan Miller of Guster reflect on the mayhem with Newsweek.
Mystery as Thousands of Dead Fish Wash up Causing 'Horrific' Smell
Mass deaths of fish, which have occurred in the past in Staten Island, result in a foul odor as they decompose.
New York Angler Catches Spectacular Giant Bass in 'Fight of a Lifetime'
The huge 8-pound, 5.8-ounce fish that was caught in Cayuga Lake at the Finger Lakes Open Bass Tournament may be the biggest one ever caught in New York State.
Left Weaponizes Investigations Against Trump at Expense of Public Safety
Letitia James' Trump Derangement Syndrome does not give her the power to push for the political prosecution of President Trump.
Andrew Giuliani Most Favorable N.Y. Gov. Candidate Among GOP Voters: Poll
Rudy Giuliani's son holds an advantage over other Republicans in the gubernatorial race, according to a new survey.
Man Drives 2 Miles With Fatal Hit-and-Run Victim on Windshield—Police
Nathan Marziale, 38, of Lockport was charged with one count of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
Orphaned Bear Filmed Rolling Around in Snow at New York Rescue Center
The rescue center said the bears had been reluctant to leave the warmth of their dens previously.
Catholic Church Filed Lawsuit Over 'Permeating' Odor of Cannabis Smoke
The complaint named a neighboring music venue for hosting an illegal marijuana market and late-night events which affected the church's friars.
Woman Charged With Killing Pet Fish During Argument With Her Partner
Police said the couple had been arguing over the pet fish before the woman allegedly poured floor cleaner into its tank.
Video Shows Lost Dog Who Travelled 80 Miles From Home Reuniting With Owners
During his short life, Teddy has been attacked by other dogs, shot, hit by a car, and survived for months in the open.
Woman Pleads Guilty to Murdering 93-Year-Old Woman, Stayed With Body
"The evidence, discovery and the investigations led to this plea," the woman's lawyer told Newsweek.
NY's Congressional Map Facing Deadline, State Democrats Could Decide Lines
After the state Legislature rejected two sets of plans, the 10-member bipartisan redistricting commission fails to redraw congressional lines.
New York High Schoolers Get EMT Licenses to Fill Ambulance Shortages
The EMS crew in rural Sackets Harbor, New York is comprised of volunteer members all under the age of 21.
Utah, Minnesota Back Down on Race-Based COVID Care as New York Faces Suit
Conservatives are challenging policies that allow doctors to consider race as a factor when allocating COVID treatments, and some states are dropping them.