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Rangers Goaltender Stars In New 'Sportscenter' Commercial

Posted 01.21.2013 | Sports

As a member of the gold medal-winning Swedish national hockey team in 2006, New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is as known for his heritage ...

New Documentary Deputized Looks at the Marcelo Lucero Killing From All Angles [VIDEO]

Ted Hesson | Posted 06.13.2012 | New York
Ted Hesson

The Marcelo Lucero killing sent shockwaves across Long Island. Deputized, a new documentary, is a raw, comprehensive examination, offering a blitz of perspectives on a crime that was both vicious and vexing.

In Arizona And New York, Chickens Come Home To Roost For Immigration Foes

Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices

For a pair of Arizona and New York Republicans known for their hard line on immigration, political defeat could be seen as a case of the chickens comi...

Is Anyone In NYC Voting Today?

Posted 01.08.2012 | New York

Every four years New York City has a sleepy, quiet election day, with no major ballot initiatives and maybe one or two races that actually grab voters...

A Hate Crimes Commander Laid To Rest in Suffolk, But Questions Remain

Ted Hesson | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

Robert Reecks will be remembered as an accomplished leader within the Suffolk police department. But Reecks also faced criticism for his handling of hate crimes; specifically those perpetrated against Latinos.

Top Cop Stepping Down After Mishandling L.I. Serial Killer Case [UPDATE]

Posted 06.27.2011 | New York

UPDATE: CBS News says Steve Levy adamantly denies the New York Post's story. From CBS: “This story, it was made up. There’s no truth to it,” ...

Google CEO Tried To Censor Google Search Results

Posted 06.01.2011 | Technology

According to Steve Levy's new book on Google, In the Plex, Google CEO Eric Schmidt attempted to have the search engine censor information that appeare...

Steve Levy's Career May Be Over, But Hate Crime Questions Still Need to Be Answered

Ted Hesson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

While it was crooked fundraising that torpedoed Levy's political career, the county executive continues to face scrutiny over his handling of hate crimes.

Feud Over Hate Crime Enforcement on Long Island Signals Problems

Ted Hesson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ted Hesson

Levy and his longtime hate crimes commander have embarked in a war-of-words, and the resulting feud serves as an indictment of the way Suffolk has handled such crimes.

No Moment of Silence: Speak Out Against Violent Language and Guns

Warren Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Warren Goldstein

I confess. Rather than observing the nationwide moment of silence President Obama called for at 11 a.m. this morning, I wrote this post. Sil...

Cuomo Tries To Run As An Outsider From An Insider Family

AP | BETH FOUHY and MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo declared his candidacy for governor Saturday, delivering an impassioned call for political ref...

Governor Race: Polls Favor Cuomo, GOP Divided

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — If the national political climate this year is supposed to favor Republicans, participants in the New York governor's race apparently...

New York's LOSERS Of The Week (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is full of winners... and of losers. Each week HuffPost New York will be praising those who ended up ahead and calling out those who fell be...

Metro Republicans Strong-Arm Weakness, and Is it Gillibrand 2012?

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Though the New Jersey state Supreme Court has taken progressive strides, the latest from Governor Christie this week was not an act of ideology -- it was an act of power.

Paterson Says GOP Governor Candidates "Know Nothing"

nydailynews.com | By Glenn Blain and Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. Paterson slammed two of the Republicans who want his job this morning, saying they "know nothing" and should not be running for the state's top o...

GOP Sticks With Rick for Governor

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Rick Lazio seems like a pleasant and apparently rather well-adjusted guy. For that very reason, you have to wonder what he's doing in New York politics.

What Levy vs. Lazio Has to Do With Beating a Cuomo

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Steve Levy is picking up some support from New York and national Republicans, though bet on Rick Lazio to be the GOP nominee for NY governor, for no other reason than that we've seen this movie before -- in 1994.

Andrew Cuomo Runs Against Himself

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Only in America can the son of a three-term governor who is himself serving as state attorney general portray himself as an outsider in state government.

Calls For Ed Cox To Resign

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The head of the upstate Essex County GOP is calling on state GOP chairman Ed Cox to resign, accusing him of "dividing" the party with his recruitment ...

New York: Week In Review (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Spring has finally sprung in the Big Apple. Let's look back at the last (official) week of winter in 2010. ...

Rick Lazio's Governor Run Complicated By Challenger Steve Levy

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The campaign for the Republican nomination for governor was blown wide open on Thursday as the party's presumptive frontrunner, Rick A. Lazio, lost ke...

Phony Republicans, a New York Tradition, Live on in Steve Levy

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

In New York, elections are frequently contests between Democrats and phony Republicans. But Steve Levy is different from most New York faux Republicans, who tend to be social liberals with an aura of fiscal conservatism.

Steve Levy Switches To G.O.P. And Upsets Governor Race

nytimes.com | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A governor's race that seemed all but settled is about to be upended again, by a popular Democrat from Long Island who is set to announce that he is s...

Newsday -- Say It Ain't So!

Warren Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Warren Goldstein

Is it really possible that a paper with the stature of Newsday could succumb to the pressures of a crude nativist bully of a politician like Steve Levy?

Steve Levy For Gov? NY Republicans Consider Moderate Democrat For Governor Run

nytimes.com | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Republican nomination for governor, which had for months seemed all but locked up by former United States Representative Rick A. Lazio, became a m...