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Video: Cuomo Pulls Rusty Metal From 'Toxic Stew' Of Hudson River Tunnelgallery

Video: Cuomo Pulls Rusty Metal From 'Toxic Stew' Of Hudson River Tunnel

Governor Andrew Cuomo is willing to try anything to secure funding for a new train tunnel under the Hudson River, even it means sacrificing the naming rights to his arch-nemesis—or destroying the current dilapidated tunnel from the...

'Popping' Bottle Causes Chaos At Global Citizens Fest, Injuring 15 Amid Reports Of Gunfire

'Popping' Bottle Causes Chaos At Global Citizens Fest, Injuring 15 Amid Reports Of Gunfire

Concert goers surge forward after a gunshot false alarm at the Global Citizens Festival (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock) The annual Global Citizen Festival in Central Park was transformed into a chaotic free-for-fall over the weekend, after a loud...

Photos: Miss Subways Crowned After Drinking A 'Vial Of Cuomo's Tears'

Photos: Miss Subways Crowned After Drinking A 'Vial Of Cuomo's Tears'gallery

After a particularly dramatic primary that focused a lot on NYC's (crumbling) mass transit, it was fitting that the new Miss Subways invoked Governor Cuomo—and his challenger after winning the title last night. Parker MacLure reigned supreme...

What Does Thursday's 'Remarkable' Primary Voter Turnout Mean For New York?

What Does Thursday's 'Remarkable' Primary Voter Turnout Mean For New York?

Walking into vote at PS 163 on West 97th Street (Scott Heins) Poll sites in multiple districts ran out of ballots, long lines to vote snaked around blocks in Brooklyn and elsewhere, and an untold number...

2018 Primary Results: Cuomo, James, Hochul Win While IDC Is Mostly Swept Out

2018 Primary Results: Cuomo, James, Hochul Win While IDC Is Mostly Swept Out

Governor Andrew Cuomo voting in Mount Kisco, NY (Richard Drew/AP/Shutterstock) Governor Andrew Cuomo won the Democratic primary on Thursday after a spirited challenge from actor-activist Cynthia Nixon. With 58.1% of precincts results in, Cuomo has 65.8%...

Cuomo Still Coy On Sleazy Mailer Accusing Nixon Of Anti-Semitism

Cuomo Still Coy On Sleazy Mailer Accusing Nixon Of Anti-Semitism

(Andres Kudacki/AP/Shutterstock) On Saturday, just before the start of of the Jewish High Holidays, some 7,000 New Yorkers received an official mailer from the State Democratic Party falsely implying that Cynthia Nixon is anti-Semitic, that she...

Will Cuomo's Very Bad Weekend Hurt His Commanding Lead Over Nixon?

Will Cuomo's Very Bad Weekend Hurt His Commanding Lead Over Nixon?

Governor Cuomo opening the soon-to-be-closed bridge with his girlfriend and his daughter Cara (Mark Lennihan/AP/Shutterstock) Going into the last weekend before the Democratic primary, Governor Andrew Cuomo was riding high, capping off a packed week of...

Chris Cuomo: Dad 'Would Not Have Liked' New Mario Cuomo Bridge

Chris Cuomo: Dad 'Would Not Have Liked' New Mario Cuomo Bridge

(Right via Instagram) (Left via Evan Agostini/Invision/AP/Shutterstock) Governor Andrew Cuomo's younger brother doesn't think their late father would be happy to have a bridge named after him, after all—a fact he apparently did not think to...

Wow, Cuomo Announces Glorious New Penn Station Entrance Days Before Primary!gallery

Wow, Cuomo Announces Glorious New Penn Station Entrance Days Before Primary!

Within the last few days, Governor Andrew Cuomo has broken ground on a "historic" bit of Long Island Railroad track, divulged to an editorial board that he plans to "accelerate" the long-delayed East Side Access mega-project, and...

Report: Cuomo Promised Not To Interfere With Yeshivas Before Receiving Grand Rebbe's Endorsement

Report: Cuomo Promised Not To Interfere With Yeshivas Before Receiving Grand Rebbe's Endorsement

Zalman Teitelbaum, the Satmar rebbe of Williamsburg (Creative Commons). Governor Andrew Cuomo ((Craig Ruttle/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) Governor Andrew Cuomo received the endorsement of the Satmar Rebbe of Williamsburg on Thursday, after reportedly promising not to interfere with New...

For The First Time, NY Colleges And Universities Release Data On Sexual Assaults Reported By Students

For The First Time, NY Colleges And Universities Release Data On Sexual Assaults Reported By Students

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A Few Questions For Cynthia Nixon Before Tonight's Debate

A Few Questions For Cynthia Nixon Before Tonight's Debate

Cynthia Nixon speaking at OZY Fest in Manhattan last month (Mary Altaffer/AP/Shutterstock) Tonight, Governor Andrew Cuomo and his primary challenger, Cynthia Nixon, will sit in a Hofstra University auditorium of precisely calibrated temperature for an hourlong...

NY Becomes First State To Create Commission On Prosecutorial Misconduct

NY Becomes First State To Create Commission On Prosecutorial Misconduct

Due to prosecutorial misconduct, Jabbar Collins spent 16 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit (Frank Franklin II/AP/Shutterstock) In a major victory for criminal justice reform, New York became the first state in the...

Surprise! NYU's Medical School Goes Tuition-Free

Surprise! NYU's Medical School Goes Tuition-Free

(Tina Fineberg/AP/Shutterstock) Citing concerns about the increasingly steep debt faced by graduates, New York University will grant full scholarships to all current and future students studying within the School of Medicine. The unexpected decision—announced during the...

Rebel Commentary: Jamilah Lemieux Takes Us Inside Cynthia Nixon's Campaign Through the Lens of Black Women

Rebel Commentary: Jamilah Lemieux Takes Us Inside Cynthia Nixon's Campaign Through the Lens of Black Women

Jamilah Lemieux Rebel is Rebecca Carroll's regular conversation on race and pop culture. You can hear Rebecca talk about these issues with guests on Wednesday mornings on WNYC, or participate in one of Rebel's monthly conversations...

Why Isn't NY1 Reporting On Cuomo's Outburst Against Its Reporter?

Why Isn't NY1 Reporting On Cuomo's Outburst Against Its Reporter?

(Courtesy of Charter/Spectrum) Last week at a news conference in Queens, NY1 reporter Zack Fink asked Governor Cuomo about whether or not Crystal Run Health gave money to his campaign in the form of straw donors....

Cuomo's Parole Board Creates A 'System Of Hopelessness,' Advocates Say

Cuomo's Parole Board Creates A 'System Of Hopelessness,' Advocates Say

James Royall, a reentry advocate for the Brooklyn Defender Services, speaks outside Governor Cuomo's office on Monday morning (Victoria Law / Gothamist) On August 4th, 2016, shortly after being denied parole for the tenth time, 70-year-old...

Cuomo Refuses To Order Republicans Back To Save Speed Cameras

Cuomo Refuses To Order Republicans Back To Save Speed Cameras

Governor Cuomo on his trip to Puerto Rico on Tuesday (Governor's Office) At a press conference held to excoriate the Trump administration for its woefully inadequate response to natural disasters in Puerto Rico, Governor Andrew Cuomo...

Lawsuit: Simcha Felder Hijacked Budget To Pass Controversial Yeshiva Exemption

Lawsuit: Simcha Felder Hijacked Budget To Pass Controversial Yeshiva Exemption

(via Simcha Felder's Flickr) A group of alumni of ultra-Orthodox yeshivas who have long claimed the schools are not meeting minimum education requirements now allege that a powerful state senator has successfully—and unconstitutionally—forced the state to...

Subway Service Still Miserable One Year After Emergency Action Plan

Subway Service Still Miserable One Year After Emergency Action Plan

(Governor Cuomo's Office) A little over a year has passed since an A train derailment in Harlem injured 34 people, prompting Governor Andrew Cuomo to declare a state of emergency for the subways, and to set...

Cuomo Launches Investigation Into Sharks After Two Kids Are Bitten Off Fire Island gallery

Cuomo Launches Investigation Into Sharks After Two Kids Are Bitten Off Fire Island

Two children were injured in possible shark encounters off Fire Island beaches on Wednesday. According to authorities, a 13-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl were both bitten within 15 minutes of each other while swimming in waters...

Cuomo Campaign Inspires Wave Of Small Donations From Roommates, Relatives Of Cuomo Aides

Cuomo Campaign Inspires Wave Of Small Donations From Roommates, Relatives Of Cuomo Aides

Just another day dialing for dollars from all his grassroots small donors! (via Governor Cuomo's flickr) In recent days, Governor Andrew Cuomo's campaign team has highlighted an almost unbelievable surge of grass roots support for the...

Cuomo Sues To Stop GOP Tax Overhaul From 'Using New York As A Piggy Bank'

Cuomo Sues To Stop GOP Tax Overhaul From 'Using New York As A Piggy Bank'

Last year's NYC Tax Day March (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) A new lawsuit brought by Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Barbara Underwood claims that the federal tax law passed last year is a partisan attack...

'An Extreme Conservative': New York Reacts To Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

'An Extreme Conservative': New York Reacts To Trump's Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh

Brett Kavanaugh, with President Trump in the background, on July 9, 2018 (Evan Vucci/AP/Shutterstock) New York officials reacted strongly to nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's seat. Governor Andrew Cuomo...

Cuomo Says He Won't Return Trump Campaign Donations, Thanks

Cuomo Says He Won't Return Trump Campaign Donations, Thanks

(Governor's Office/Flickr) Governor Andrew Cuomo says he does not plan to return the $64,000 in campaign donations he received from President Trump over the years, despite mounting calls from his opponents to do so. "I'm going...

Cuomo's Controversial $1.5 Billion AirTrain To LaGuardia Project Lurches Forwardgallery

Cuomo's Controversial $1.5 Billion AirTrain To LaGuardia Project Lurches Forward

Governor Andrew Cuomo's long-promised AirTrain will soon offer riders a badly needed rail connection between LaGuardia airport and a subway station. Yes, this particular station happens to be further from Manhattan than the actual airport, and the...

Cuomo, De Blasio Want Answers About Migrant Children In NY

Cuomo, De Blasio Want Answers About Migrant Children In NY

Migrant children shield their faces while leaving the Cayuga Center in East Harlem (Mary Altaffer/AP/REX/Shutterstock) Migrant children who have been separated from their families are being shuttled to states thousands of miles away from their parents,...

Approximately 700 Forcibly-Separated Migrant Children Have Been Sent To NY, Cuomo Says

Approximately 700 Forcibly-Separated Migrant Children Have Been Sent To NY, Cuomo Says

A woman and children enter the Cayuga Centers in New York, (Richard Drew/AP/REX/Shutterstock) Governor Andrew Cuomo estimated on Thursday that 700 immigrant children who were forcibly separated from their parents at the Mexican border have been...

SEE IT: MTA Board Member Parks Illegally After Blocking Bus With Benz

SEE IT: MTA Board Member Parks Illegally After Blocking Bus With Benz

MTA board member Charles Moerdler and his private parking lot. One MTA board member was introduced to the concept of a bus on Thursday, when he and his Mercedes Benz were rudely booted from a prime...

UPDATE: Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Pizza Deliveryman Pablo Villavicencio

UPDATE: Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Pizza Deliveryman Pablo Villavicencio

Legal Aid Society Attorney Jennifer Williams holding the motion for a stay of deportation filed for Pablo Villavicencio on Friday (Gothamist) UPDATE: Pablo Villavicencio's imminent deportation was halted on Saturday, after a federal judge in Manhattan...

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