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  • Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for trip abroad

    Trump denies Pelosi aircraft for trip abroad

    Thursday, January 17 2019 11:20 AM EST2019-01-17 16:20:26 GMT
    Thursday, January 17 2019 4:41 PM EST2019-01-17 21:41:21 GMT

    It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft to visit troops abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address.

    It took President Donald Trump one day to flex his executive power back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, denying her an aircraft to visit troops abroad in apparent response to her attempt to delay his State of Union address.

  • New US strategy foresees sensors in space to track missiles

    New US strategy foresees sensors in space to track missiles

    Thursday, January 17 2019 6:03 AM EST2019-01-17 11:03:04 GMT
    Thursday, January 17 2019 7:46 AM EST2019-01-17 12:46:21 GMT

    The Trump administration is calling for expanding defense technologies in space to better protect U.S. missiles.

    The Trump administration is calling for expanding defense technologies in space to better protect U.S. missiles.

  • Shutdown may upend State of the Union speech

    Shutdown may upend State of the Union speech

    Wednesday, January 16 2019 5:22 PM EST2019-01-16 22:22:52 GMT
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to forgo his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech, expressing doubts that the hobbled government can provide adequate security.
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to forgo his Jan. 29 State of the Union speech, expressing doubts that the hobbled government can provide adequate security.
  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumps into 2020 presidential race

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumps into 2020 presidential race

    Wednesday, January 16 2019 5:36 AM EST2019-01-16 10:36:33 GMT
    Wednesday, January 16 2019 8:27 AM EST2019-01-16 13:27:30 GMT
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday.

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday.

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday.

  • Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

    Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'

    Tuesday, January 15 2019 6:12 PM EST2019-01-15 23:12:11 GMT
    Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday.
    Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday.
  • Gov. Cuomo covers broad 2019 checklist in State of the State address

    Gov. Cuomo covers broad 2019 checklist in State of the State address

    Tuesday, January 15 2019 7:46 PM EST2019-01-16 00:46:22 GMT
    Touting his accomplishments and announcing his plan for the coming year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State Address Tuesday.
    Touting his accomplishments and announcing his plan for the coming year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State Address Tuesday.

  • Congress to face same question: When will shutdown end?

    Congress to face same question: When will shutdown end?

    Monday, January 14 2019 6:46 AM EST2019-01-14 11:46:39 GMT
    Monday, January 14 2019 9:00 AM EST2019-01-14 14:00:48 GMT

    Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will face with the same lingering question: When will the partial...

    Congress returns to Washington for its first full week of legislative business since control of the House reverted to Democrats, but lawmakers will face with the same lingering question: When will the partial government shutdown end?.

  • Cuomo to include plastic bag ban proposal in budget

    Cuomo to include plastic bag ban proposal in budget

    Monday, January 14 2019 6:44 AM EST2019-01-14 11:44:53 GMT
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to see single-use plastic bags banned in New York state and is proposing a prohibition on them as part of his upcoming executive budget.Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to see single-use plastic bags banned in New York state and is proposing a prohibition on them as part of his upcoming executive budget.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to see single-use plastic bags banned in New York state and is proposing a prohibition on them as part of his upcoming executive budget.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to see single-use plastic bags banned in New York state and is proposing a prohibition on them as part of his upcoming executive budget.

  • Trump closer to declaring emergency; 800,000 won't get paid

    Trump closer to declaring emergency; 800,000 won't get paid

    Friday, January 11 2019 11:09 AM EST2019-01-11 16:09:08 GMT
    Friday, January 11 2019 11:31 AM EST2019-01-11 16:31:41 GMT
    President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall.President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall.

    President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall.

    President Donald Trump is edging closer to declaring a national emergency to fund his long-promised border wall.

  • Schumer visits Yonkers, hopes for end to gov't shutdown

    Schumer visits Yonkers, hopes for end to gov't shutdown

    Thursday, January 10 2019 10:28 PM EST2019-01-11 03:28:29 GMT
    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer was in Yonkers Thursday night, briefly speaking about the federal government shutdown that is in it's third week.
    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer was in Yonkers Thursday night, briefly speaking about the federal government shutdown that is in it's third week.
  • Latimer greenlights $1B biotech center in Valhalla

    Westchester signs lease on $1B biotech project

    Thursday, January 10 2019 11:45 PM EST2019-01-11 04:45:51 GMT
    Westchester County Executive George Latimer and developer John Fareri signed a 99-year lease to develop 60 acres of county land called the “North 60” for a biotech village.Westchester County Executive George Latimer and developer John Fareri signed a 99-year lease to develop 60 acres of county land called the “North 60” for a biotech village.
    Westchester County Executive George Latimer and developer John Fareri signed a 99-year lease to develop 60 acres of county land called the “North 60” for a biotech village.Westchester County Executive George Latimer and developer John Fareri signed a 99-year lease to develop 60 acres of county land called the “North 60” for a biotech village.
    County Executive George Latimer has given the greenlight on a project to build a $1 billion biotech center in the town of Mount Pleasant.
    County Executive George Latimer has given the greenlight on a project to build a $1 billion biotech center in the town of Mount Pleasant.
  • Trump's border visit comes as shutdown talks fall apart

    Trump's border visit comes as shutdown talks fall apart

    Thursday, January 10 2019 11:27 AM EST2019-01-10 16:27:37 GMT
    Thursday, January 10 2019 11:33 AM EST2019-01-10 16:33:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for a border wall.President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for a border wall.

    President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for a border wall.

    President Donald Trump is taking the shutdown battle to the U.S.-Mexico border, seeking to bolster his case for a border wall.

  • Trump stalks out of shutdown session with Dems -- 'Bye-bye'

    Trump stalks out of shutdown session with Dems -- 'Bye-bye'

    Wednesday, January 9 2019 5:49 PM EST2019-01-09 22:49:50 GMT
    The White House is trying to keep jittery congressional Republicans from defecting over the toll the partial government shutdown is taking in their states.The White House is trying to keep jittery congressional Republicans from defecting over the toll the partial government shutdown is taking in their states.
    The White House is trying to keep jittery congressional Republicans from defecting over the toll the partial government shutdown is taking in their states.The White House is trying to keep jittery congressional Republicans from defecting over the toll the partial government shutdown is taking in their states.
    President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday - "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after.
    President Donald Trump stalked out of his negotiating meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday - "I said bye-bye," he tweeted soon after.
  • Lowey: TSA workers suffering because of shutdown

    Lowey: TSA workers suffering because of shutdown

    Tuesday, January 8 2019 5:20 PM EST2019-01-08 22:20:19 GMT
    The government shutdown is taking its toll on TSA workers, according to union officials.
    The government shutdown is taking its toll on TSA workers, according to union officials.
  • Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he 'stokes fear'

    Trump pleads on TV for wall money; Dems say he 'stokes fear'

    Tuesday, January 8 2019 6:05 AM EST2019-01-08 11:05:53 GMT
    Tuesday, January 8 2019 11:51 PM EST2019-01-09 04:51:24 GMT

    President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall Tuesday night in a somber televised address.

    President Donald Trump urged congressional Democrats to fund his long-promised border wall Tuesday night in a somber televised address.

  • Hochul on shutdown: 'This is Donald Trump having a full-fledged temper tantrum'

    Hochul on shutdown: 'This is Donald Trump having a full-fledged temper tantrum'

    Monday, January 7 2019 8:25 PM EST2019-01-08 01:25:16 GMT
    Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul went on the offensive against President Donald Trump as the government shutdown continues into its third week.
    Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul went on the offensive against President Donald Trump as the government shutdown continues into its third week.

  • New NY Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins details list of priorities

    New NY Senate Majority Leader Stewart-Cousins details list of priorities

    Monday, January 7 2019 8:04 PM EST2019-01-08 01:04:06 GMT
    In two days, incoming state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins will officially be sworn into office, making her the first black woman in state history to hold that powerful position.
    In two days, incoming state Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins will officially be sworn into office, making her the first black woman in state history to hold that powerful position.
  • Lowey: Meeting with Trump 'got nowhere'

    Lowey: Meeting with Trump 'got nowhere'

    Monday, January 7 2019 7:54 PM EST2019-01-08 00:54:26 GMT
    The chairwoman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee says money could be put to better use.The chairwoman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee says money could be put to better use.
    The chairwoman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee says money could be put to better use.The chairwoman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee says money could be put to better use.
    The chairwoman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee says money could be put to better use.
    The chairwoman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee says money could be put to better use.
  • Trump plans border visit as shutdown lurches into 3rd week

    Trump plans border visit as shutdown lurches into 3rd week

    Monday, January 7 2019 10:43 AM EST2019-01-07 15:43:09 GMT
    Monday, January 7 2019 4:56 PM EST2019-01-07 21:56:03 GMT
    Newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers to reopen the government.Newly empowered House Democrats are planning to step up pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers to reopen the government.

    With no breakthrough in sight to end the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump plans a Tuesday night address to the nation and a Thursday visit the U.S.-Mexico border to highlight his demands for a border wall

    With no breakthrough in sight to end the partial government shutdown, President Donald Trump plans a Tuesday night address to the nation and a Thursday visit the U.S.-Mexico border to highlight his demands for a border wall

  • A look at some of NY state Legislature's top 2019 issues

    A look at some of NY state Legislature's top 2019 issues

    Sunday, January 6 2019 11:37 AM EST2019-01-06 16:37:21 GMT
    A look at some of the top issues for the New York state Legislature during its 2019 session, which formally begins Wednesday.
    A look at some of the top issues for the New York state Legislature during its 2019 session, which formally begins Wednesday.
  • Shutdown heads to Week 3 - Saturday talks but not with Trump

    Shutdown heads to Week 3 - Saturday talks but not with Trump

    Friday, January 4 2019 11:03 AM EST2019-01-04 16:03:38 GMT
    Friday, January 4 2019 5:13 PM EST2019-01-04 22:13:40 GMT
    congressional leaders planned to meet Friday with President Donald Trump after House Democrats muscled through legislation to fund the government but not his border wall.congressional leaders planned to meet Friday with President Donald Trump after House Democrats muscled through legislation to fund the government but not his border wall.

    House Democrats have passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall.

    House Democrats have passed a plan to re-open the government without funding President Donald Trump's promised border wall.

  • Pelosi says Trump can't persuade her on wall

    The Latest: Pelosi says Trump can't persuade her on wall

    Thursday, January 3 2019 11:18 AM EST2019-01-03 16:18:02 GMT
    Thursday, January 3 2019 12:02 PM EST2019-01-03 17:02:08 GMT
    Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump can't persuade her to give him money to fund his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump can't persuade her to give him money to fund his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.

    Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump can't persuade her to give him money to fund his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.

    Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump can't persuade her to give him money to fund his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall.

  • New GOP rivalry? Romney bolts into Washington, blasts Trump

    New GOP rivalry? Romney bolts into Washington, blasts Trump

    Thursday, January 3 2019 6:24 AM EST2019-01-03 11:24:11 GMT
    Thursday, January 3 2019 7:22 AM EST2019-01-03 12:22:16 GMT

    Utah Sen.-elect Mitt Romney says Trump's "conduct over the past two years ... is evidence that the president has not risen to the mantle of the office."

    Utah Sen.-elect Mitt Romney says Trump's "conduct over the past two years ... is evidence that the president has not risen to the mantle of the office."

  • Mount Vernon swears-in new city council president

    Mount Vernon swears-in new city council president

    Thursday, January 3 2019 6:26 AM EST2019-01-03 11:26:40 GMT
    One of Mount Vernon mayor's most contentious combatants was selected as the city council president Wednesday night.One of Mount Vernon mayor's most contentious combatants was selected as the city council president Wednesday night.
    One of Mount Vernon mayor's most contentious combatants was selected as the city council president Wednesday night.One of Mount Vernon mayor's most contentious combatants was selected as the city council president Wednesday night.
    One of Mount Vernon mayor's most contentious combatants was selected as the city council president Wednesday night.
    One of Mount Vernon mayor's most contentious combatants was selected as the city council president Wednesday night.
  • 20 Questions: Keith Wofford

    20 Questions: Keith Wofford

    20 Questions: Keith Wofford20 Questions: Keith Wofford

    We asked, the candidates answered!
    MORE: 20 Questions with the Candidates

    We asked, the candidates answered!
    MORE: 20 Questions with the Candidates

  • 20 Questions: Letitia James

    20 Questions: Letitia James

    We asked, the candidates answered!
    MORE: 20 Questions with the Candidates

    We asked, the candidates answered!
    MORE: 20 Questions with the Candidates

  • 20 Questions: Marc Molinaro

    20 Questions: Marc Molinaro

    We asked, the candidates answered!
    MORE: 20 Questions with the Candidates
    (Gov. Andrew Cuomo did not participate)

    We asked, the candidates answered!
    MORE: 20 Questions with the Candidates
    (Gov. Andrew Cuomo did not participate)

  • 20 Questions: Chele Farley

    20 Questions: Chele Farley

    We asked, the candidates answered!
    MORE: 20 Questions with the Candidates
    (Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand did not participate)

    We asked, the candidates answered!
    MORE: 20 Questions with the Candidates
    (Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand did not participate)

  • Vote 2018 Election Special: NY State Senate in the 38th District

    Vote 2018 Election Special: NY State Senate in the 38th District

    News 12 hosted a ½-hour debate between incumbent David Carlucci (D) and former Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef (R).

    News 12 hosted a ½-hour debate between incumbent David Carlucci (D) and former Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef (R).

  • Vote 2018 Election Special: NY State Senate District 40

    Vote 2018 Election Special: NY State Senate District 40

    News 12 examines the race for the State Senate District 40 seat.

    News 12 examines the race for the State Senate District 40 seat.

  • Vote 2018 Election Special: US Congressional District 18

    Vote 2018 Election Special: US Congressional District 18

    News 12 examines the race for the U.S. House of Representatives from the 18th District.

    News 12 examines the race for the U.S. House of Representatives from the 18th District.

  • AG candidate James: Current laws help sexual abusers stay on the street

    AG candidate James: Current laws help sexual abusers stay on the street

    Tuesday, October 23 2018 6:26 PM EDT2018-10-23 22:26:25 GMT
    Letitia James, the Democratic nominee for state attorney general, was in the Hudson Valley Tuesday to urge lawmakers to pass the Child Victim’s Protection Act.Letitia James, the Democratic nominee for state attorney general, was in the Hudson Valley Tuesday to urge lawmakers to pass the Child Victim’s Protection Act.

    Letitia James, the Democratic nominee for state attorney general, was in the Hudson Valley Tuesday to urge lawmakers to pass the Child Victim’s Protection Act.

    Letitia James, the Democratic nominee for state attorney general, was in the Hudson Valley Tuesday to urge lawmakers to pass the Child Victim’s Protection Act.

  • Cuomo throws support behind Harckham's state Senate bid

    Cuomo throws support behind Harckham's state Senate bid

    Friday, October 5 2018 6:56 PM EDT2018-10-05 22:56:11 GMT
    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Peekskill Friday to throw his support behind Peter Harckham in the race for the 40th District seat in the state Senate.Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Peekskill Friday to throw his support behind Peter Harckham in the race for the 40th District seat in the state Senate.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Peekskill Friday to throw his support behind Peter Harckham in the race for the 40th District seat in the state Senate.

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Peekskill Friday to throw his support behind Peter Harckham in the race for the 40th District seat in the state Senate.

  • Molinaro says he would undo TZB name change if elected governor

    Molinaro says he would undo TZB name change if elected governor

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 9:03 PM EDT2018-08-09 01:03:20 GMT
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Marcus Molinaro has added a proposal to rename the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge -- formerly the Tappan Zee Bridge -- to his campaign platform.Republican gubernatorial candidate Marcus Molinaro has added a proposal to rename the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge -- formerly the Tappan Zee Bridge -- to his campaign platform.
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Marcus Molinaro has added a proposal to rename the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge -- formerly the Tappan Zee Bridge -- to his campaign platform.Republican gubernatorial candidate Marcus Molinaro has added a proposal to rename the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge -- formerly the Tappan Zee Bridge -- to his campaign platform.

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Marcus Molinaro has added a proposal to rename the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge -- formerly the Tappan Zee Bridge -- to his campaign platform.

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Marcus Molinaro has added a proposal to rename the Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge -- formerly the Tappan Zee Bridge -- to his campaign platform.

  • Rockland County announces first budget surplus since 2006

    Rockland County announces first budget surplus since 2006

    Saturday, June 30 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-06-30 15:14:21 GMT

    For the first time in over a decade, Rockland County is out of the red.

    For the first time in over a decade, Rockland County is out of the red.

  • Mayer seat not enough for Democrats to control state Senate

    Mayer seat not enough for Democrats to control state Senate

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 8:27 PM EDT2018-04-26 00:27:36 GMT

    While Democrats were happy that Shelley Mayer beat Republican Julie Killian in Tuesday’s special election, it wasn’t enough to gain control of the state Senate.

    While Democrats were happy that Shelley Mayer beat Republican Julie Killian in Tuesday’s special election, it wasn’t enough to gain control of the state Senate.

  • Trump signs budget deal, government reopens

    Trump signs budget deal, government reopens

    Friday, February 9 2018 11:12 AM EST2018-02-09 16:12:35 GMT
    Thursday, March 1 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-03-01 16:14:01 GMT

    Lawmakers were striving in the pre-dawn hours to reopen the federal government, shuttered since midnight.

    Lawmakers were striving in the pre-dawn hours to reopen the federal government, shuttered since midnight.

  • Trump's bipartisan State of the Union talk already long gone

    Trump's bipartisan State of the Union talk already long gone

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 10:46 AM EST2018-02-06 15:46:10 GMT
    Monday, February 26 2018 10:52 AM EST2018-02-26 15:52:08 GMT
    Trump is accusing Democrats of being 'un-American' and maybe even 'treasonous' for failing to cheer him in State of the Union speech.Trump is accusing Democrats of being 'un-American' and maybe even 'treasonous' for failing to cheer him in State of the Union speech.
    Trump is accusing Democrats of being 'un-American' and maybe even 'treasonous' for failing to cheer him in State of the Union speech.Trump is accusing Democrats of being 'un-American' and maybe even 'treasonous' for failing to cheer him in State of the Union speech.

    Trump is accusing Democrats of being 'un-American' and maybe even 'treasonous' for failing to cheer him in State of the Union speech.

    Trump is accusing Democrats of being 'un-American' and maybe even 'treasonous' for failing to cheer him in State of the Union speech.

  • Gov. Cuomo announces anti-discrimination initiatives

    Gov. Cuomo announces anti-discrimination initiatives

    Sunday, February 25 2018 5:34 PM EST2018-02-25 22:34:07 GMT

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order that bans all New York state agencies and authorities from conducting business with companies that tolerate or promote discrimination. 

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order that bans all New York state agencies and authorities from conducting business with companies that tolerate or promote discrimination. 

  • Edgemont could become village in March 13 vote

    Edgemont could become village in March 13 vote

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:51 PM EST2018-02-22 22:51:05 GMT
    Residents of the Edgemont hamlet in Greenburgh are one step closer to forming their own village.Residents of the Edgemont hamlet in Greenburgh are one step closer to forming their own village.
    Residents of the Edgemont hamlet in Greenburgh are one step closer to forming their own village.Residents of the Edgemont hamlet in Greenburgh are one step closer to forming their own village.

    Residents of the Edgemont hamlet in Greenburgh are one step closer to forming their own village. 

    Residents of the Edgemont hamlet in Greenburgh are one step closer to forming their own village. 

  • President delivers 1st State of the Union, WC residents wait for action

    President delivers 1st State of the Union, WC residents wait for action

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:23 PM EST2018-02-20 22:23:11 GMT
    President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, stirring mixed reactions among Westchester residents who tuned in.President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, stirring mixed reactions among Westchester residents who tuned in.

    President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, stirring mixed reactions among Westchester residents who tuned in.

    President Donald Trump delivered his first State of the Union address Tuesday night, stirring mixed reactions among Westchester residents who tuned in.

  • Date set for state Senate seat special election

    Date set for state Senate seat special election

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 11:20 AM EST2018-02-20 16:20:02 GMT
    A date is now set for a special election to fill Westchester County Executive George Latimer's old state Senate seat.A date is now set for a special election to fill Westchester County Executive George Latimer's old state Senate seat.

    A date is now set for a special election to fill Westchester County Executive George Latimer's old state Senate seat.

    A date is now set for a special election to fill Westchester County Executive George Latimer's old state Senate seat.

  • Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

    Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo Bay prison open

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 5:38 AM EST2018-01-31 10:38:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:05 AM EST2018-02-20 12:05:05 GMT
    President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay.President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay.
    President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay.President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay.

    Trump orders U.S. military prison at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay to remain open and ready to accept enemy combatants.

    Trump orders U.S. military prison at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay to remain open and ready to accept enemy combatants.

  • Trump calls for optimism in spite of warnings of danger

    Trump calls for optimism in spite of warnings of danger

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 5:25 AM EST2018-01-31 10:25:56 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:26 AM EST2018-02-20 11:26:07 GMT
    Trump's State of the Union address mixes optimism amid a growing economy with warnings of danger from within and without.Trump's State of the Union address mixes optimism amid a growing economy with warnings of danger from within and without.

    Trump's State of the Union address mixes optimism amid a growing economy with warnings of danger from within and without.

    Trump's State of the Union address mixes optimism amid a growing economy with warnings of danger from within and without.

  • Republicans vote to release classified memo on Russia probe

    Republicans vote to release classified memo on Russia probe

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 6:52 AM EST2018-01-30 11:52:37 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-02-19 12:44:04 GMT
    Brushing aside opposition from the Justice Department, Republicans on the House intelligence committee voted to release a classified memo that purports to show improper use of surveillance by the FBI and the Justice Department in the Russia investigation.Brushing aside opposition from the Justice Department, Republicans on the House intelligence committee voted to release a classified memo that purports to show improper use of surveillance by the FBI and the Justice Department in the Russia investigation.

    Republicans on the House intelligence committee have voted to release a four-page classified memo related to the Russia election meddling probe.

    Republicans on the House intelligence committee have voted to release a four-page classified memo related to the Russia election meddling probe.

  • Trump plan would sharply change legal immigration

    Trump plan would sharply change legal immigration

    Monday, January 29 2018 5:55 AM EST2018-01-29 10:55:28 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:52 AM EST2018-02-18 11:52:07 GMT
    President Donald Trump's new immigration plan is stirring up controversy with its proposals on legal immigration. Much of the public debate to this point has been about young immigrants brought to this country as children illegally.President Donald Trump's new immigration plan is stirring up controversy with its proposals on legal immigration. Much of the public debate to this point has been about young immigrants brought to this country as children illegally.

    The most contentious piece of President Donald Trump's new proposal to protect the so-called Dreamers has nothing to do with them.

    The most contentious piece of President Donald Trump's new proposal to protect the so-called Dreamers has nothing to do with them.

  • Can Trump stick to a script beyond the State of the Union?

    Can Trump stick to a script beyond the State of the Union?

    Monday, January 29 2018 5:49 AM EST2018-01-29 10:49:37 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:42 AM EST2018-02-18 11:42:06 GMT
    His first State of the Union address on Tuesday will be the biggest test yet of Trump's ability to not just deliver a stately speech but also to then stay on track.His first State of the Union address on Tuesday will be the biggest test yet of Trump's ability to not just deliver a stately speech but also to then stay on track.

    President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address will be the biggest test yet of his ability to not just deliver a stately speech but also to then stay on track as the White House rolls out policies...

    President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address will be the biggest test yet of his ability to not just deliver a stately speech but also to then stay on track as the White House rolls out policies building on it.

  • Report: Trump wanted Mueller fired, backed off

    Report: Trump wanted Mueller fired, backed off

    Thursday, January 25 2018 10:35 PM EST2018-01-26 03:35:48 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:36 PM EST2018-02-15 03:36:00 GMT
    President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, but he backed off the order after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign, according to a report Thursday in The New York Times.President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, but he backed off the order after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign, according to a report Thursday in The New York Times.
    President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, but he backed off the order after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign, according to a report Thursday in The New York Times.President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, but he backed off the order after White House lawyer Don McGahn threatened to resign, according to a report Thursday in The New York Times.

    President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, according to a report in The New York Times.

    President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, according to a report in The New York Times.

  • Rockland, Westchester county executives to tackle issues together

    Rockland, Westchester county executives to tackle issues together

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:12 PM EST2018-02-15 01:12:06 GMT

    Westchester County Executive George Latimer had his second meeting with Rockland County Executive Ed Day on Thursday to look for ways they can try to cut costs for taxpayers.

    Westchester County Executive George Latimer had his second meeting with Rockland County Executive Ed Day on Thursday to look for ways they can try to cut costs for taxpayers.

  • Trump plan offers citizenship path to 1.8 million immigrants

    Trump plan offers citizenship path to 1.8 million immigrants

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-02-14 23:34:04 GMT

    President Trump is proposing a plan that provides a path to citizenship for 1.8 million of the so-called "Dreamer" immigrants, tighter restrictions on legal immigration and $25 billion in border security.

    President Trump is proposing a plan that provides a path to citizenship for 1.8 million of the so-called "Dreamer" immigrants, tighter restrictions on legal immigration and $25 billion in border security.

  • Murphy wants state police patrols at Cedar Knolls, Pleasantville Cottage

    Murphy wants state police patrols at Cedar Knolls, Pleasantville Cottage

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:06 PM EST2018-02-14 22:06:01 GMT

    State Sen. Terrence Murphy is calling on state police to patrol the campuses of Cedar Knolls and the Pleasantville Cottage schools following recent violence.

    State Sen. Terrence Murphy is calling on state police to patrol the campuses of Cedar Knolls and the Pleasantville Cottage schools following recent violence.

  • Rockland DA to run for state Supreme Court judge

    Rockland DA to run for state Supreme Court judge

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-02-14 17:35:10 GMT
    Zugibe says he is running for justice of the Supreme Court for the 9th Judicial District.Zugibe says he is running for justice of the Supreme Court for the 9th Judicial District.
    Thomas Zugibe says he is one of the State Supreme Court judges elected in the 9th Judicial District.Thomas Zugibe says he is one of the State Supreme Court judges elected in the 9th Judicial District.

    Zugibe says he is running for justice of the Supreme Court for the 9th Judicial District.

    Zugibe says he is running for justice of the Supreme Court for the 9th Judicial District.

  • Trump: Would 'love to' face Mueller questions under oath

    Trump: Would 'love to' face Mueller questions under oath

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 8:09 PM EST2018-02-14 01:09:04 GMT

    President Donald Trump declared late Wednesday he's "looking forward" to being questioned - under oath - in the special counsel's probe of Russian election interference and possible Trump obstruction in the firing of the FBI director.

    President Donald Trump declared late Wednesday he's "looking forward" to being questioned - under oath - in the special counsel's probe of Russian election interference and possible Trump obstruction in the firing of the FBI director.

  • Schumer rescinds offer of $25 billion for Trump's wall

    Top Democrat rescinds offer of $25 billion for Trump's wall

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 5:22 AM EST2018-01-24 10:22:42 GMT
    Tuesday, February 13 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-02-13 11:50:07 GMT
    Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has pulled back an offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump's long-promised southern border wall.Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has pulled back an offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump's long-promised southern border wall.

    Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has pulled back an offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump's long-promised southern border wall.

    Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer has pulled back an offer of $25 billion for President Donald Trump's long-promised southern border wall.

  • As shutdown eases federal workers fear prospect of another

    As shutdown eases federal workers fear prospect of another

    Tuesday, January 23 2018 6:20 AM EST2018-01-23 11:20:02 GMT
    Monday, February 12 2018 7:16 AM EST2018-02-12 12:16:05 GMT

    End of government shutdown good news for federal workers, but some worry another could be right around the corner.

    End of government shutdown good news for federal workers, but some worry another could be right around the corner.

  • Lawmakers punt DACA decision to end government shutdown

    Lawmakers punt DACA decision to end government shutdown

    Sunday, February 11 2018 8:24 PM EST2018-02-12 01:24:05 GMT
    So-called Dreamers say they are disappointed with Senate Democrats' decision to make a deal with Republicans that leaves out DACA.So-called Dreamers say they are disappointed with Senate Democrats' decision to make a deal with Republicans that leaves out DACA.

    So-called Dreamers say they are disappointed with Senate Democrats' decision to make a deal with Republicans that leaves out DACA.

    So-called Dreamers say they are disappointed with Senate Democrats' decision to make a deal with Republicans that leaves out DACA.

  • Congress nears showdown votes on averting federal shutdown

    Congress nears showdown votes on averting federal shutdown

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-02-07 22:40:09 GMT

    A divided Congress barreled toward a possible election-year government shutdown Thursday, facing showdown votes in the House and Senate to keep federal offices open and hundreds of thousands of workers on the job.

    A divided Congress barreled toward a possible election-year government shutdown Thursday, facing showdown votes in the House and Senate to keep federal offices open and hundreds of thousands of workers on the job.

  • President Trump's first year in office

    President Trump's first year in office

    The start of President Donald Trump's administration, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, major hurricanes and more - these are some of the top stories of 2017.The start of President Donald Trump's administration, the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, major hurricanes and more - these are some of the top stories of 2017.

    Here's a look at President Trump's first year in office.

    Here's a look at President Trump's first year in office.

  • Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racist

    Trump defends himself anew against charges that he is racist

    Monday, January 15 2018 5:52 AM EST2018-01-15 10:52:34 GMT
    Sunday, February 4 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-04 11:35:04 GMT
    Criticized for recent comments about Haiti and African nations, Trump says he's not a racist.Criticized for recent comments about Haiti and African nations, Trump says he's not a racist.

    Criticized for recent comments about Haiti and African nations, Trump says he's not a racist.

    Criticized for recent comments about Haiti and African nations, Trump says he's not a racist.

  • Immigration agents descend on dozens of 7-Eleven stores

    Immigration agents descend on dozens of 7-Eleven stores

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 12:40 PM EST2018-01-10 17:40:51 GMT
    Wednesday, January 31 2018 2:35 PM EST2018-01-31 19:35:35 GMT

    APNewsBreak: U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an...

    APNewsBreak: U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump's presidency.

  • Judge blocks Trump decision to end young immigrant program

    Judge blocks Trump decision to end young immigrant program

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 5:43 AM EST2018-01-10 10:43:05 GMT
    Tuesday, January 30 2018 7:03 AM EST2018-01-30 12:03:07 GMT

    A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

    A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration's decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.

  • Democrats pick Shelley Mayer as nominee for Latimer's Senate seat

    Democrats pick Shelley Mayer as nominee for Latimer's Senate seat

    Monday, January 29 2018 5:10 PM EST2018-01-29 22:10:09 GMT
    State Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer won the nomination for the 37th District state Senate seat left open by new Westchester County Executive George Latimer Tuesday night.State Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer won the nomination for the 37th District state Senate seat left open by new Westchester County Executive George Latimer Tuesday night.

    State Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer won the nomination for the 37th District state Senate seat left open by new Westchester County Executive George Latimer Tuesday night.

    State Assemblywoman Shelley Mayer won the nomination for the 37th District state Senate seat left open by new Westchester County Executive George Latimer Tuesday night.

  • Greenburgh upholds tradition on swearing-in ceremony

    Greenburgh upholds tradition on swearing-in ceremony

    Monday, January 29 2018 12:19 PM EST2018-01-29 17:19:01 GMT
    Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner was sworn into office at a school that holds special meaning to his heart.Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner was sworn into office at a school that holds special meaning to his heart.

    Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner was sworn into office at a school that holds special meaning to his heart.

    Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner was sworn into office at a school that holds special meaning to his heart.

  • Immigration debate heads to the White House

    Immigration debate heads to the White House

    Monday, January 29 2018 7:05 AM EST2018-01-29 12:05:07 GMT
    Trump's desire to include the border wall in the negotiation appears to be preventing a bridge between some Republicans and Democrats.Trump's desire to include the border wall in the negotiation appears to be preventing a bridge between some Republicans and Democrats.

    Trump's desire to include the border wall in the negotiation appears to be preventing a bridge between some Republicans and Democrats.

    Trump's desire to include the border wall in the negotiation appears to be preventing a bridge between some Republicans and Democrats.

  • Westchester County legislators hold first meeting with new leadership

    Westchester County legislators hold first meeting with new leadership

    Sunday, January 28 2018 10:18 PM EST2018-01-29 03:18:00 GMT
    The Westchester County Board of Legislators held their first meeting Monday night with a new chairperson and vice chair.The Westchester County Board of Legislators held their first meeting Monday night with a new chairperson and vice chair.

    The Westchester County Board of Legislators held their first meeting Monday night with a new chairperson and vice chair.

    The Westchester County Board of Legislators held their first meeting Monday night with a new chairperson and vice chair.

  • Jenkins becomes first African-American to serve as deputy county executive

    Jenkins becomes first African-American to serve as deputy county executive

    Sunday, January 28 2018 12:44 PM EST2018-01-28 17:44:04 GMT
    Ken Jenkins is the first African-American man to serve as deputy county executive.Ken Jenkins is the first African-American man to serve as deputy county executive.

    Ken Jenkins is the first African-American man to serve as deputy county executive.

    Ken Jenkins is the first African-American man to serve as deputy county executive.

  • Critics call out Eric Trump for birthday bash at Westchester restaurant

    Critics call out Eric Trump for birthday bash at Westchester restaurant

    Sunday, January 28 2018 12:41 PM EST2018-01-28 17:41:01 GMT
    Eric Trump marked his 34th birthday with a party at a Mexican restaurant in Westchester County, and critics have been swift to remark that the celebration doesn't jibe with his father's words about people from Mexico.Eric Trump marked his 34th birthday with a party at a Mexican restaurant in Westchester County, and critics have been swift to remark that the celebration doesn't jibe with his father's words about people from Mexico.

    Eric Trump marked his 34th birthday with a party at a Mexican restaurant in Westchester County, and critics have been swift to remark that the celebration doesn't jibe with his father's words about people from Mexico.

    Eric Trump marked his 34th birthday with a party at a Mexican restaurant in Westchester County, and critics have been swift to remark that the celebration doesn't jibe with his father's words about people from Mexico.

  • US to end special protections for Salvadorans

    US to end special protections for Salvadorans

    Sunday, January 28 2018 11:06 AM EST2018-01-28 16:06:03 GMT
    Officials say the Trump administration is ending special protections for emigrants from El Salvador, forcing nearly 200,000 to leave the country or face deportation.Officials say the Trump administration is ending special protections for emigrants from El Salvador, forcing nearly 200,000 to leave the country or face deportation.

    Officials say the Trump administration is ending special protections for emigrants from El Salvador, forcing nearly 200,000 to leave the country or face deportation.

    Officials say the Trump administration is ending special protections for emigrants from El Salvador, forcing nearly 200,000 to leave the country or face deportation.

  • 'Falling apart?' Trump's insults not forgotten in Atlanta

    'Falling apart?' Trump's insults not forgotten in Atlanta

    Monday, January 8 2018 6:45 AM EST2018-01-08 11:45:39 GMT
    Sunday, January 28 2018 7:13 AM EST2018-01-28 12:13:03 GMT
    When President Donald Trump swoops into Atlanta for a VIP seat at college football's biggest game, he'll enjoy the Southern hospitality of a city he disparaged a year ago as "falling apart" and "crime infested."When President Donald Trump swoops into Atlanta for a VIP seat at college football's biggest game, he'll enjoy the Southern hospitality of a city he disparaged a year ago as "falling apart" and "crime infested."

    At championship game, Trump can expect Southern hospitality of city he disparaged as 'falling apart'.

    At championship game, Trump can expect Southern hospitality of city he disparaged as 'falling apart'.

  • Local officials discuss president’s policies, Camp David speech

    Local officials discuss president’s policies, Camp David speech

    Saturday, January 27 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-01-27 21:57:04 GMT

    News 12 asked local elected officials for their take on President Donald Trump’s press conference from Camp David and the administration’s policies that may have a significant effect on their own neighborhoods.

    News 12 asked local elected officials for their take on President Donald Trump’s press conference from Camp David and the administration’s policies that may have a significant effect on their own neighborhoods.

  • 'Fire and Fury' book released, blowing open GOP feud

    'Fire and Fury' book released, blowing open GOP feud

    Thursday, January 25 2018 7:08 AM EST2018-01-25 12:08:04 GMT
    The publisher of a new book about President Donald Trump's first year in office apparently isn't cowed by demands to halt publication - it is moving up the date the book comes out.The publisher of a new book about President Donald Trump's first year in office apparently isn't cowed by demands to halt publication - it is moving up the date the book comes out.

    The acrimony surrounding former White House adviser Steve Bannon's very public break with President Donald Trump is escalating, suggesting a permanent split between the president and the pugilistic strategist who helped put him in the Oval Office.

    The acrimony surrounding former White House adviser Steve Bannon's very public break with President Donald Trump is escalating, suggesting a permanent split between the president and the pugilistic strategist who helped put him in the Oval Office.

  • Spano no longer seeking Latimer’s old Senate seat

    Spano no longer seeking Latimer’s old Senate seat

    Wednesday, January 24 2018 8:41 PM EST2018-01-25 01:41:03 GMT
    Yonkers Mayor Mike SpanoYonkers Mayor Mike Spano

    Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano is no longer seeking the Senate seat formerly held by Westchester County Executive George Latimer. 

    Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano is no longer seeking the Senate seat formerly held by Westchester County Executive George Latimer. 

  • Trump left 'furious,' 'disgusted' by Bannon over new book

    Trump left 'furious,' 'disgusted' by Bannon over new book

    Thursday, January 4 2018 5:49 AM EST2018-01-04 10:49:56 GMT
    Wednesday, January 24 2018 6:39 AM EST2018-01-24 11:39:04 GMT
    Trump left 'furious,' 'disgusted' by Bannon over new bookTrump left 'furious,' 'disgusted' by Bannon over new book

    The White House says President Donald Trump was left feeling "furious" and "disgusted" after claims by his former top adviser Steve Bannon in a new book.

    The White House says President Donald Trump was left feeling "furious" and "disgusted" after claims by his former top adviser Steve Bannon in a new book.

  • Gov. Cuomo: State will sue to block federal tax overhaul

    Gov. Cuomo: State will sue to block federal tax overhaul

    Monday, January 22 2018 6:23 PM EST2018-01-22 23:23:02 GMT
    New York state will take Washington to court to challenge the new Republican tax overhaul, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, calling the new law an unconstitutional assault on states' rights and New York in particular.New York state will take Washington to court to challenge the new Republican tax overhaul, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, calling the new law an unconstitutional assault on states' rights and New York in particular.

    New York state will take Washington to court to challenge the new Republican tax overhaul, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, calling the new law an unconstitutional assault on states' rights and New York in particular.

    New York state will take Washington to court to challenge the new Republican tax overhaul, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, calling the new law an unconstitutional assault on states' rights and New York in particular.

  • Trump boasts of 'nuclear button' but doesn't really have one

    Trump boasts of 'nuclear button' but doesn't really have one

    Wednesday, January 3 2018 6:03 AM EST2018-01-03 11:03:57 GMT
    Tuesday, January 23 2018 7:38 AM EST2018-01-23 12:38:04 GMT
    President Donald Trump boasted that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un does - but the president doesn't actually have a physical button.President Donald Trump boasted that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un does - but the president doesn't actually have a physical button.

    President Donald Trump is boasting that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un _ but the president doesn't actually have a physical button.

    President Donald Trump is boasting that he has a bigger and more powerful "nuclear button" than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un _ but the president doesn't actually have a physical button.

  • Expert presents options for new Port Chester voting system

    Expert presents options for new Port Chester voting system

    Monday, January 22 2018 10:17 PM EST2018-01-23 03:17:07 GMT
    An expert presented some options Tuesday night for a new voting system in Port Chester following discrimination allegations against Hispanic voters.An expert presented some options Tuesday night for a new voting system in Port Chester following discrimination allegations against Hispanic voters.

    An expert presented some options Tuesday night for a new voting system in Port Chester following discrimination allegations against Hispanic voters.

    An expert presented some options Tuesday night for a new voting system in Port Chester following discrimination allegations against Hispanic voters.

  • 2 new faces and old partisan standoffs as Congress returns

    2 new faces and old partisan standoffs as Congress returns

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 5:18 PM EST2018-01-02 22:18:35 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 5:20 PM EST2018-01-22 22:20:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Capitol in Washington, at sunrise.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this June 20, 2017, file photo, the U.S. Capitol in Washington, at sunrise.

    There'll be two fresh Senate faces and plenty of familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers as Congress begins its 2018 session on Wednesday.

    There'll be two fresh Senate faces and plenty of familiar but stubborn clashes facing lawmakers as Congress begins its 2018 session on Wednesday.

  • County Executive Latimer signs order banning gun shows on county property

    County Executive Latimer signs order banning gun shows on county property

    Monday, January 22 2018 12:35 PM EST2018-01-22 17:35:07 GMT
    Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed an executive order prohibiting gun shows from being held on county property.Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed an executive order prohibiting gun shows from being held on county property.

    Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed an executive order prohibiting gun shows from being held on county property Tuesday.

    Westchester County Executive George Latimer signed an executive order prohibiting gun shows from being held on county property Tuesday.

  • George Latimer sworn in as new Westchester county executive

    George Latimer sworn in as new Westchester county executive

    Sunday, January 21 2018 8:59 AM EST2018-01-21 13:59:04 GMT
    New Westchester County Executive George Latimer was sworn into office Monday after beating incumbent Rob Astorino for the job in November.New Westchester County Executive George Latimer was sworn into office Monday after beating incumbent Rob Astorino for the job in November.

    New Westchester County Executive George Latimer was sworn into office Monday after beating incumbent Rob Astorino for the job in November.

    New Westchester County Executive George Latimer was sworn into office Monday after beating incumbent Rob Astorino for the job in November.

  • House narrowly passes short-term spending bill

    House narrowly passes short-term spending bill

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-01-10 22:38:08 GMT

    Congress has voted to prevent a government shutdown as the House and Senate in rapid succession approved a stopgap spending bill to keep agencies running through Jan. 19.

    Congress has voted to prevent a government shutdown as the House and Senate in rapid succession approved a stopgap spending bill to keep agencies running through Jan. 19.

  • Triumphant Trump celebrates tax win - but some fear backlash

    Triumphant Trump celebrates tax win - but some fear backlash

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 1:26 PM EST2017-12-20 18:26:55 GMT
    Tuesday, January 9 2018 1:29 PM EST2018-01-09 18:29:07 GMT

    A triumphant President Donald Trump and jubilant fellow Republicans celebrated the passage of their $1.5 trillion tax overhaul Wednesday as a "historic victory for the American people."

    A triumphant President Donald Trump and jubilant fellow Republicans celebrated the passage of their $1.5 trillion tax overhaul Wednesday as a "historic victory for the American people."

  • Senate moves tax cut legislation to brink of final passage

    Senate moves tax cut legislation to brink of final passage

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 5:05 AM EST2017-12-20 10:05:14 GMT
    Tuesday, January 9 2018 5:06 AM EST2018-01-09 10:06:09 GMT

    Jubilant Republicans have pushed to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist Americans will learn to love when they see their...

    Jubilant Republicans have pushed to the verge of the most sweeping rewrite of the nation's tax laws in more than three decades, a deeply unpopular bill they insist Americans will learn to love when they see their paychecks in the new year.

  • Outgoing county executive vetoes Westchester's 2018 budget

    Outgoing county executive vetoes Westchester's 2018 budget

    Sunday, January 7 2018 10:10 PM EST2018-01-08 03:10:05 GMT
    Outgoing Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has vetoed the approved 2018 budget.Outgoing Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has vetoed the approved 2018 budget.

    Outgoing Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has vetoed the approved 2018 budget.

    Outgoing Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino has vetoed the approved 2018 budget.

  • Rep. Lowey joins fight to save Children’s Health Insurance Program

    Rep. Lowey joins fight to save Children’s Health Insurance Program

    Sunday, January 7 2018 12:38 PM EST2018-01-07 17:38:07 GMT

    Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey visited White Plains Hospital Monday demanding that Congress reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program.

    Democratic Rep. Nita Lowey visited White Plains Hospital Monday demanding that Congress reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program.

  • Trump doctrine: Economic security is national security

    Trump doctrine: Economic security is national security

    Monday, December 18 2017 6:30 AM EST2017-12-18 11:30:39 GMT
    Sunday, January 7 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-01-07 11:35:07 GMT
    President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, echoing the message of his 2016 campaign as he declared "America is in the game and America is going to win."President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, echoing the message of his 2016 campaign as he declared "America is in the game and America is going to win."

    President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, echoing the message of his 2016 campaign as he declared "America is in the game and America is going to win."

    President Donald Trump declared a new national security strategy on Monday, echoing the message of his 2016 campaign as he declared "America is in the game and America is going to win."

  • Gillibrand on Trump: 'His tweet was sexist and intended to be a smear'

    Gillibrand on Trump: 'His tweet was sexist and intended to be a smear'

    Thursday, January 4 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-01-04 20:09:00 GMT
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) is back home after this week's controversy in Washington and is not backing down on her criticism of President Donald Trump.Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) is back home after this week's controversy in Washington and is not backing down on her criticism of President Donald Trump.

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand returned home after this week's spat with President Donald Trump in Washington, and she says she's not backing down.

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand returned home after this week's spat with President Donald Trump in Washington, and she says she's not backing down.

  • With Rubio, Corker onboard, GOP finalizes huge tax package

    With Rubio, Corker onboard, GOP finalizes huge tax package

    Thursday, December 14 2017 8:10 AM EST2017-12-14 13:10:44 GMT
    Wednesday, January 3 2018 9:02 AM EST2018-01-03 14:02:08 GMT
    Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement crafted by Republicans in Congress.Generous tax cuts for corporations and the wealthiest Americans would be delivered in a sweeping overhaul of the tax laws, under a new agreement crafted by Republicans in Congress.

    Republicans solidified support for their major overhaul of the nation's tax laws Friday, securing endorsements from wavering senators as they pushed to muscle their bill through Congress next week and give President Donald Trump his first major legislative victory.

    Republicans solidified support for their major overhaul of the nation's tax laws Friday, securing endorsements from wavering senators as they pushed to muscle their bill through Congress next week and give President Donald Trump his first major legislative victory.

  • Sex abuse survivors demand passage of Child Victims Act

    Sex abuse survivors demand passage of Child Victims Act

    Tuesday, January 2 2018 12:49 PM EST2018-01-02 17:49:05 GMT
    Dozens of people gathered outside of state Sen. Terrence Murphy's office in Yorktown today calling on him to support the Child Victims Act.Dozens of people gathered outside of state Sen. Terrence Murphy's office in Yorktown today calling on him to support the Child Victims Act.

    Survivors of sexual abuse and victim advocates rallied in Westchester Wednesday in support of the Child Victims Act.

    Survivors of sexual abuse and victim advocates rallied in Westchester Wednesday in support of the Child Victims Act.

  • Moore not conceding Senate race to Jones

    Moore not conceding Senate race to Jones

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 7:51 AM EST2017-12-13 12:51:02 GMT
    Tuesday, January 2 2018 8:43 AM EST2018-01-02 13:43:04 GMT
    Moore not conceding Senate race to JonesMoore not conceding Senate race to Jones

    Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is not conceding to Democrat Doug Jones, telling campaign supporters "it's not over."

    Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore is not conceding to Democrat Doug Jones, telling campaign supporters "it's not over."

  • Yonkers Mayor Spano to run for state Senate

    Yonkers Mayor Spano to run for state Senate

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 5:12 PM EST2017-12-13 22:12:05 GMT
    Yonkers Mayor Mike SpanoYonkers Mayor Mike Spano

    Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano exclusively told News 12’s Tara Rosenblum that he has officially decided to throw his hat in the ring for the New York State Senate.

    Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano exclusively told News 12’s Tara Rosenblum that he has officially decided to throw his hat in the ring for the New York State Senate.

  • Trump promotes Moore before Florida rally Friday

    Trump promotes Moore before Florida rally Friday

    Friday, December 8 2017 5:33 PM EST2017-12-08 22:33:32 GMT
    Thursday, December 28 2017 5:41 PM EST2017-12-28 22:41:06 GMT
    Moore, who is 70, has been dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls when he was in his 30s.Moore, who is 70, has been dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls when he was in his 30s.

    President Donald Trump is urging Alabama voters to support Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, saying on Twitter the "LAST thing" his agenda needs is a "Liberal Democrat" in the Senate.

    President Donald Trump is urging Alabama voters to support Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, saying on Twitter the "LAST thing" his agenda needs is a "Liberal Democrat" in the Senate.

  • Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations

    Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations

    Thursday, December 7 2017 2:39 PM EST2017-12-07 19:39:11 GMT
    Wednesday, December 27 2017 2:58 PM EST2017-12-27 19:58:09 GMT

    Minnesota Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday he will resign from Congress in the coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and the collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a once-rising Democratic star.

    Minnesota Sen. Al Franken announced Thursday he will resign from Congress in the coming weeks following a wave of sexual misconduct allegations and the collapse of support from his Democratic colleagues, a swift political fall for a once-rising Democratic star.

  • Congress seems set to avert weekend government shutdown

    Congress seems set to avert weekend government shutdown

    Thursday, December 7 2017 7:31 AM EST2017-12-07 12:31:08 GMT
    Wednesday, December 27 2017 8:58 AM EST2017-12-27 13:58:08 GMT
    Congress seems set to prevent a weekend government shutdown, but lawmakers and President Donald Trump still have longer-range disputes to settle over spending, immigration and other issues.Congress seems set to prevent a weekend government shutdown, but lawmakers and President Donald Trump still have longer-range disputes to settle over spending, immigration and other issues.

    Congress seems set to prevent a weekend government shutdown.

    Congress seems set to prevent a weekend government shutdown.

  • Mideast braces for fallout from Trump's move on Jerusalem

    Mideast braces for fallout from Trump's move on Jerusalem

    Thursday, December 7 2017 7:28 AM EST2017-12-07 12:28:34 GMT
    Wednesday, December 27 2017 8:38 AM EST2017-12-27 13:38:06 GMT
    Palestinians shuttered schools and shops and called for protests in West Bank towns on Thursday, while the leader of the Hamas militant group called for a new armed uprising.Palestinians shuttered schools and shops and called for protests in West Bank towns on Thursday, while the leader of the Hamas militant group called for a new armed uprising.

    Palestinians, Israelis and wider Middle East brace for fallout after Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

    Palestinians, Israelis and wider Middle East brace for fallout after Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

  • Trump declares Jerusalem Israeli capital, smashing US policy

    Trump declares Jerusalem Israeli capital, smashing US policy

    Wednesday, December 6 2017 1:36 PM EST2017-12-06 18:36:28 GMT
    Tuesday, December 26 2017 1:37 PM EST2017-12-26 18:37:07 GMT

     Defying dire, worldwide warnings, President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.S. and international policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
     

     Defying dire, worldwide warnings, President Donald Trump on Wednesday broke with decades of U.S. and international policy by recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
     

  • Alan Simon sworn in as new Spring Valley mayor

    Alan Simon sworn in as new Spring Valley mayor

    Sunday, December 24 2017 5:36 PM EST2017-12-24 22:36:06 GMT

    A new Spring Valley mayor was sworn in Monday. Alan Simon took the top spot from former Mayor Demeza Delhomme.

    A new Spring Valley mayor was sworn in Monday. Alan Simon took the top spot from former Mayor Demeza Delhomme.

  • McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes

    McConnell: Tax bill won't add to nation's debt woes

    Monday, December 4 2017 7:47 AM EST2017-12-04 12:47:50 GMT
    Sunday, December 24 2017 8:49 AM EST2017-12-24 13:49:04 GMT
    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the Trump era, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Saturday disputed projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

    Fresh off his biggest legislative victory of the year, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is disputing projections that the Senate's tax bill would add to the nation's debt woes.

  • Trump offers full support for embattled Republican Roy Moore

    Trump offers full support for embattled Republican Roy Moore

    Monday, December 4 2017 7:44 AM EST2017-12-04 12:44:03 GMT
    Sunday, December 24 2017 8:42 AM EST2017-12-24 13:42:01 GMT

    President Donald Trump formally endorsed embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race on Monday, looking past sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP candidate to argue that Moore's vote is needed in Congress.

    President Donald Trump formally endorsed embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race on Monday, looking past sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP candidate to argue that Moore's vote is needed in Congress.

  • White Plains residents protest tax reform legislation

    White Plains residents protest tax reform legislation

    Saturday, December 23 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-12-23 21:38:04 GMT

    While President Donald Trump is hailing the tax reform bill passed by the Senate as a victory for all Americans, demonstrations have been popping up by critics across the state.

    While President Donald Trump is hailing the tax reform bill passed by the Senate as a victory for all Americans, demonstrations have been popping up by critics across the state.

  • Hudson Valley lawmakers react to Senate GOP tax bill

    Hudson Valley lawmakers react to Senate GOP tax bill

    Friday, December 22 2017 9:21 PM EST2017-12-23 02:21:05 GMT
    Lawmakers in Westchester and the Hudson Valley came out against the early morning passage of the Senate GOP tax plan Saturday.Lawmakers in Westchester and the Hudson Valley came out against the early morning passage of the Senate GOP tax plan Saturday.

    Lawmakers in Westchester and the Hudson Valley came out against the early morning passage of the Senate GOP tax plan Saturday. 

    Lawmakers in Westchester and the Hudson Valley came out against the early morning passage of the Senate GOP tax plan Saturday. 

  • Report: Trump to fire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    Report: Trump to fire Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

    Wednesday, December 20 2017 11:19 AM EST2017-12-20 16:19:05 GMT
    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is about to be added to the long list of ousted White House cabinet members, according to published reports.Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is about to be added to the long list of ousted White House cabinet members, according to published reports.

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is about to be added to the long list of ousted White House cabinet members, according to published reports.

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is about to be added to the long list of ousted White House cabinet members, according to published reports.

  • Trump promises more sanctions against North Korea

    Trump promises more sanctions against North Korea

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 7:26 AM EST2017-11-29 12:26:32 GMT
    Tuesday, December 19 2017 8:38 AM EST2017-12-19 13:38:06 GMT
    North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could reach Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard.North Korea launched its most powerful weapon yet early Wednesday, claiming a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile that some observers believe could reach Washington and the entire eastern U.S. seaboard.

    President Donald Trump threatened new sanctions on North Korea Wednesday after its most powerful missile test yet and urged China's leader "to use all available levers" to convince its wayward ally to "return to the path of denuclearization."

    President Donald Trump threatened new sanctions on North Korea Wednesday after its most powerful missile test yet and urged China's leader "to use all available levers" to convince its wayward ally to "return to the path of denuclearization."

  • Trump, honoring Navajos, revives 'Pocahontas' jab at Warren

    Trump, honoring Navajos, revives 'Pocahontas' jab at Warren

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 7:29 AM EST2017-11-28 12:29:09 GMT
    Monday, December 18 2017 8:42 AM EST2017-12-18 13:42:05 GMT

    President Donald Trump has used an event honoring Native American veterans to take a shot at Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whom he has long derided as "Pocahontas.".

    President Donald Trump has used an event honoring Native American veterans to take a shot at Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whom he has long derided as "Pocahontas.".

  • Protesters gather outside Sen. Schumer's office to end GOP tax plan

    Protesters gather outside Sen. Schumer's office to end GOP tax plan

    Sunday, December 17 2017 2:40 PM EST2017-12-17 19:40:02 GMT

    Protesters gathered outside Sen. Chuck Schumer's office Monday in Peekskill to push for an end to the GOP tax plan.

    Protesters gathered outside Sen. Chuck Schumer's office Monday in Peekskill to push for an end to the GOP tax plan.

  • Trump and Putin discuss Syrian peace efforts

    Trump and Putin discuss Syrian peace efforts

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 8:11 AM EST2017-11-22 13:11:31 GMT
    Tuesday, December 12 2017 8:27 AM EST2017-12-12 13:27:05 GMT

    President Donald Trump held an hour-plus phone call on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

    President Donald Trump held an hour-plus phone call on Tuesday with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

  • Budget talks reignite feud between mayor and Mount Vernon officials

    Budget talks reignite feud between mayor and Mount Vernon officials

    Monday, December 11 2017 6:02 PM EST2017-12-11 23:02:02 GMT

    There's a budget battle underway in Mount Vernon that has the city’s mayor and other elected officials drawing lines in the sand.

    There's a budget battle underway in Mount Vernon that has the city’s mayor and other elected officials drawing lines in the sand.

  • Aide: Franken won't resign from Senate

    Aide: Franken won't resign from Senate

    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:23 AM EST2017-12-10 13:23:07 GMT
    A staff member for Al Franken says the Minnesota senator has no plans to step down.A staff member for Al Franken says the Minnesota senator has no plans to step down.

    A staff member for Al Franken says the Minnesota senator has no plans to step down.

    A staff member for Al Franken says the Minnesota senator has no plans to step down.

  • White House open to striking health provision from tax bill

    White House open to striking health provision from tax bill

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:22 AM EST2017-11-20 12:22:27 GMT
    Sunday, December 10 2017 8:04 AM EST2017-12-10 13:04:05 GMT

    President Donald Trump's budget director says the White House is willing to remove a health-care provision currently in the Senate tax-cut bill.

    President Donald Trump's budget director says the White House is willing to remove a health-care provision currently in the Senate tax-cut bill.

  • GOP tax reform bill passes House by big margin

    GOP tax reform bill passes House by big margin

    Thursday, December 7 2017 7:58 AM EST2017-12-07 12:58:05 GMT
    The house approved tax bill is now on its way to the Senate, despite bipartisan opposition from New York lawmakers.The house approved tax bill is now on its way to the Senate, despite bipartisan opposition from New York lawmakers.

    The house approved tax bill is now on its way to the Senate, despite bipartisan opposition from New York lawmakers.

    The house approved tax bill is now on its way to the Senate, despite bipartisan opposition from New York lawmakers.

  • Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear

    Big House victory for GOP tax plan, but Senate fate unclear

    Thursday, November 16 2017 2:12 PM EST2017-11-16 19:12:07 GMT
    Wednesday, December 6 2017 2:13 PM EST2017-12-06 19:13:02 GMT

    Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code's biggest rewrite in three decades and the first major legislative triumph for President Donald Trump and the GOP after 10 bumpy months of controlling government.

    Republicans rammed a $1.5 trillion overhaul of business and personal income taxes through the House Thursday, edging toward the code's biggest rewrite in three decades and the first major legislative triumph for President Donald Trump and the GOP after 10 bumpy months of controlling government.

  • Trump to meet with House GOP ahead of tax vote

    Trump to meet with House GOP ahead of tax vote

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 7:21 AM EST2017-11-15 12:21:14 GMT
    Tuesday, December 5 2017 8:19 AM EST2017-12-05 13:19:05 GMT

    President Donald Trump is calling on Republican lawmakers to get more aggressive with their tax bills, suggesting the GOP repeal the individual mandate for health care.

    President Donald Trump is calling on Republican lawmakers to get more aggressive with their tax bills, suggesting the GOP repeal the individual mandate for health care.

  • Trump heads home after 'tremendously successful' Asia trip

    Trump heads home after 'tremendously successful' Asia trip

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 7:28 AM EST2017-11-14 12:28:36 GMT
    Monday, December 4 2017 8:30 AM EST2017-12-04 13:30:06 GMT

    President Donald Trump is heading back to Washington following a lengthy tour of Asia that he declared "tremendously successful.".

    President Donald Trump is heading back to Washington following a lengthy tour of Asia that he declared "tremendously successful.".

  • Trump focuses on trade, fighting terrorism with Duterte

    Trump focuses on trade, fighting terrorism with Duterte

    Sunday, December 3 2017 12:22 PM EST2017-12-03 17:22:03 GMT

    President Donald Trump opted Monday to keep his public focus on top priorities such as trade and combating terrorism rather than human rights, declining to shine a spotlight on the violent drug war overseen by his Philippine host.

    President Donald Trump opted Monday to keep his public focus on top priorities such as trade and combating terrorism rather than human rights, declining to shine a spotlight on the violent drug war overseen by his Philippine host.

  • Westchester County legislator to lead Latimer transition team

    Westchester County legislator to lead Latimer transition team

    Sunday, December 3 2017 12:18 PM EST2017-12-03 17:18:05 GMT

    News 12 has learned that Westchester County Legislator Ken Jenkins will run the transition team for County Executive-Elect George Latimer.

    News 12 has learned that Westchester County Legislator Ken Jenkins will run the transition team for County Executive-Elect George Latimer.

  • Westchester Community College holds annual President's forum

    Westchester Community College holds annual President's forum

    Saturday, December 2 2017 9:16 PM EST2017-12-03 02:16:09 GMT

    Westchester Community College held its annual President's Forum event Sunday.

    Westchester Community College held its annual President's Forum event Sunday.

  • Race to fill George Latimer's state Senate seat heats up

    Race to fill George Latimer's state Senate seat heats up

    Thursday, November 30 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-11-30 22:00:20 GMT
    George Latimer hasn't even taken over as Westchester County executive yet, and the race to fill his state Senate seat in the 37th District is already heating up.George Latimer hasn't even taken over as Westchester County executive yet, and the race to fill his state Senate seat in the 37th District is already heating up.

    George Latimer hasn't even taken over as Westchester County executive yet, and the race to fill his state Senate seat in the 37th District is already heating up.

    George Latimer hasn't even taken over as Westchester County executive yet, and the race to fill his state Senate seat in the 37th District is already heating up.

  • Spokeswoman: Rob Astorino won’t run for NY governor

    Spokeswoman: Rob Astorino won’t run for NY governor

    Wednesday, November 29 2017 5:08 PM EST2017-11-29 22:08:05 GMT
    A spokesperson says Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino will not run for governor following Tuesday’s election loss to state Sen. George Latimer.A spokesperson says Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino will not run for governor following Tuesday’s election loss to state Sen. George Latimer.

    A spokesperson says Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino will not run for governor following Tuesday’s election loss to state Sen. George Latimer. 

    A spokesperson says Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino will not run for governor following Tuesday’s election loss to state Sen. George Latimer. 

  • Pomp and flattery: Asia rolls out the red carpets for Trump

    Pomp and flattery: Asia rolls out the red carpets for Trump

    Thursday, November 9 2017 8:00 AM EST2017-11-09 13:00:15 GMT
    Wednesday, November 29 2017 8:49 AM EST2017-11-29 13:49:08 GMT

    From red carpets to elaborate dinners, Asian leaders are working overtime to woo President Donald Trump on his first official visit to the region.

    From red carpets to elaborate dinners, Asian leaders are working overtime to woo President Donald Trump on his first official visit to the region.

  • Yonkers City Council president: Win is opportunity to move city in new direction

    Yonkers City Council president: Win is opportunity to move city in new direction

    Tuesday, November 28 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-11-28 22:06:09 GMT

    There was a major Democratic victory Tuesday night in the Yonkers City Council president race. Mike Khader beat Republican incumbent Liam McLaughlin.

    There was a major Democratic victory Tuesday night in the Yonkers City Council president race. Mike Khader beat Republican incumbent Liam McLaughlin.

  • A look at the winners and losers of the top US races

    A look at the winners and losers of the top US races

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 7:23 AM EST2017-11-08 12:23:28 GMT
    Tuesday, November 28 2017 8:48 AM EST2017-11-28 13:48:12 GMT

    Governors, mayors, Medicaid: The top US races on Tuesday.

    Governors, mayors, Medicaid: The top US races on Tuesday.

  • County Executive-elect Latimer ready to get working

    County Executive-elect Latimer ready to get working

    Monday, November 27 2017 11:59 PM EST2017-11-28 04:59:24 GMT
    Sen. George Latimer squashed incumbent Rob Astorino's bid for re-election in the race for county executive Tuesday.Sen. George Latimer squashed incumbent Rob Astorino's bid for re-election in the race for county executive Tuesday.

    Sen. George Latimer squashed incumbent Rob Astorino's bid for re-election in the race for county executive Tuesday.

    Sen. George Latimer squashed incumbent Rob Astorino's bid for re-election in the race for county executive Tuesday.

  • NY rejects constitutional convention

    NY rejects constitutional convention

    Monday, November 27 2017 10:22 PM EST2017-11-28 03:22:08 GMT
    NY rejects constitutional convention.NY rejects constitutional convention.

    New Yorkers have rejected calls for a constitutional convention.

    New Yorkers have rejected calls for a constitutional convention.

  • Latimer rallies with supporters in hope of unseating Astorino

    Latimer rallies with supporters in hope of unseating Astorino

    Monday, November 27 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-11-27 22:06:04 GMT
    Sen. George Latimer is hoping to unseat incumbent Rob Astorino to become Westchester's next county executive.Sen. George Latimer is hoping to unseat incumbent Rob Astorino to become Westchester's next county executive.

    Sen. George Latimer is hoping to unseat incumbent Rob Astorino to become Westchester's next county executive.

    Sen. George Latimer is hoping to unseat incumbent Rob Astorino to become Westchester's next county executive.

  • Astorino looks to score 3rd term over Democratic challenger

    Astorino looks to score 3rd term over Democratic challenger

    Monday, November 27 2017 5:00 PM EST2017-11-27 22:00:18 GMT
    County Executive Rob Astorino says he is focused on the county's fiscal house, claiming it was in a downward spiral before he took office.County Executive Rob Astorino says he is focused on the county's fiscal house, claiming it was in a downward spiral before he took office.

    County Executive Rob Astorino says he is focused on the county's fiscal house, claiming it was in a downward spiral before he took office.

    County Executive Rob Astorino says he is focused on the county's fiscal house, claiming it was in a downward spiral before he took office.

  • Polls reporting decent voter turnout

    Polls reporting decent voter turnout

    Monday, November 27 2017 12:59 PM EST2017-11-27 17:59:12 GMT
    Board of Elections officials say there's high interest county wide in this election  because of the hotly contested Westchester County executive's race.Board of Elections officials say there's high interest county wide in this election  because of the hotly contested Westchester County executive's race.

    Board of Elections officials say there's high interest county wide in this election  because of the hotly contested Westchester County executive's race.

    Board of Elections officials say there's high interest county wide in this election  because of the hotly contested Westchester County executive's race.

  • Yonkers City Council president race up for grabs

    Yonkers City Council president race up for grabs

    Monday, November 27 2017 12:48 PM EST2017-11-27 17:48:06 GMT
    Republican Liam McLaughlin is looking to return to city council as president for what will be his second term, if re-elected.Republican Liam McLaughlin is looking to return to city council as president for what will be his second term, if re-elected.

    Republican Liam McLaughlin is looking to return to city council as president for what will be his second term, if re-elected.

    Republican Liam McLaughlin is looking to return to city council as president for what will be his second term, if re-elected.

  • Candidate allegedly exposed service member to HIV

    Candidate allegedly exposed service member to HIV

    Monday, November 27 2017 8:46 AM EST2017-11-27 13:46:05 GMT
    Candidate allegedly exposed service member to HIVCandidate allegedly exposed service member to HIV

    In Orange County, a three-way race for County Legislature in Wawayanda is being affected by one candidates’ alleged past.

    In Orange County, a three-way race for County Legislature in Wawayanda is being affected by one candidates’ alleged past.

  • County executive candidates cast their votes

    County executive candidates cast their votes

    Monday, November 27 2017 8:43 AM EST2017-11-27 13:43:03 GMT
    The race for Westchester County executive between Republican Rob Astorino and Democratic State Sen. George Latimer has been a heated one.The race for Westchester County executive between Republican Rob Astorino and Democratic State Sen. George Latimer has been a heated one.

    The race for Westchester County executive between Republican Rob Astorino and Democratic State Sen. George Latimer, has been a heated one.

    The race for Westchester County executive between Republican Rob Astorino and Democratic State Sen. George Latimer, has been a heated one.

  • S. Koreans demonstrate to show support, disapproval of Trump

    S. Koreans demonstrate to show support, disapproval of Trump

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 7:30 AM EST2017-11-07 12:30:54 GMT
    Monday, November 27 2017 8:39 AM EST2017-11-27 13:39:02 GMT

    South Korean police are on high alert as critics of U.S. President Donald Trump protested in Seoul as he arrived in the country amid public concerns over North Korea's nuclear threats.

    South Korean police are on high alert as critics of U.S. President Donald Trump protested in Seoul as he arrived in the country amid public concerns over North Korea's nuclear threats.

  • Trump says tougher gun laws not an answer after Texas shooting

    Trump says tougher gun laws not an answer after Texas shooting

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 7:25 AM EST2017-11-07 12:25:27 GMT
    Monday, November 27 2017 8:38 AM EST2017-11-27 13:38:09 GMT

    President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more casualties.

    President Donald Trump says tougher gun laws would not have prevented a mass shooting at a south Texas church, arguing that more restrictions might have led to more casualties.

  • NY voters to decide on constitutional convention

    NY voters to decide on constitutional convention

    Sunday, November 26 2017 5:06 PM EST2017-11-26 22:06:05 GMT

    One of the most important questions on the ballot this year will be about the constitutional convention, but many voters have no idea what the proposition is.

    One of the most important questions on the ballot this year will be about the constitutional convention, but many voters have no idea what the proposition is.

  • Westchester executive candidates stump ahead of Election Day

    Westchester executive candidates stump ahead of Election Day

    Sunday, November 26 2017 5:02 PM EST2017-11-26 22:02:10 GMT

    The race for Westchester County executive is in the final stretch, and incumbent Rob Astorino and challenger state Sen. George Latimer pounded the pavement Monday before voters head to the polls on Election Day.

    The race for Westchester County executive is in the final stretch, and incumbent Rob Astorino and challenger state Sen. George Latimer pounded the pavement Monday before voters head to the polls on Election Day.

  • Trump stands with Japan, denounces North Korean aggression

    Trump stands with Japan, denounces North Korean aggression

    Monday, November 6 2017 7:47 AM EST2017-11-06 12:47:39 GMT
    Sunday, November 26 2017 8:07 AM EST2017-11-26 13:07:04 GMT

    President Donald Trump is ratcheting up the pressure on North Korea, refusing to rule out eventual military action and declaring that the United States "will not stand" for Pyongyang menacing America or its Asian...

    President Donald Trump is ratcheting up the pressure on North Korea, refusing to rule out eventual military action and declaring that the United States "will not stand" for Pyongyang menacing America or its Asian allies.

  • Proposal 2 seeks action on pensions for convicted officials

    Proposal 2 seeks action on pensions for convicted officials

    Friday, November 24 2017 4:28 PM EST2017-11-24 21:28:08 GMT
    New York voters will decide this Election Day if the pensions of elected officials and other public employees should be revoked if they're convicted of felonies related to their official positions.New York voters will decide this Election Day if the pensions of elected officials and other public employees should be revoked if they're convicted of felonies related to their official positions.

    New York voters will decide this Election Day if the pensions of elected officials and other public employees should be revoked if they're convicted of felonies related to their official positions.

    New York voters will decide this Election Day if the pensions of elected officials and other public employees should be revoked if they're convicted of felonies related to their official positions.

  • Email urged Westchester workers to campaign for Astorino

    Email urged Westchester workers to campaign for Astorino

    Thursday, November 23 2017 4:54 PM EST2017-11-23 21:54:06 GMT
    Westchester's Deputy Commissioner on Social Services Phillipe Gille asked employees to take a few days off from work to help in Executive Rob Astorino's campaign, according to an email obtained by News 12.Westchester's Deputy Commissioner on Social Services Phillipe Gille asked employees to take a few days off from work to help in Executive Rob Astorino's campaign, according to an email obtained by News 12.

    Westchester's Deputy Commissioner on Social Services Phillipe Gille asked employees to take a few days off from work to help in Executive Rob Astorino's campaign, according to an email obtained by News 12.

    Westchester's Deputy Commissioner on Social Services Phillipe Gille asked employees to take a few days off from work to help in Executive Rob Astorino's campaign, according to an email obtained by News 12.

  • Trump accuses Clinton, DNC of 'illegally' coordinating

    Trump accuses Clinton, DNC of 'illegally' coordinating

    Thursday, November 23 2017 8:36 AM EST2017-11-23 13:36:09 GMT

    Trump's accusation follows Politico's publication of an excerpt from former acting DNC Chair Donna Brazile's upcoming book.

    Trump's accusation follows Politico's publication of an excerpt from former acting DNC Chair Donna Brazile's upcoming book.

  • Security and trade challenge Trump on first Asia trip

    Security and trade challenge Trump on first Asia trip

    Friday, November 3 2017 7:36 AM EDT2017-11-03 11:36:05 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 9:02 AM EST2017-11-23 14:02:05 GMT

    Security and trade will loom large during President Donald Trump's first official visit to Asia, which begins Sunday in Japan.

    Security and trade will loom large during President Donald Trump's first official visit to Asia, which begins Sunday in Japan.

  • Trump makes light of his Twitter account going dark briefly

    Trump makes light of his Twitter account going dark briefly

    Friday, November 3 2017 7:33 AM EDT2017-11-03 11:33:07 GMT
    Thursday, November 23 2017 8:28 AM EST2017-11-23 13:28:09 GMT

    President Donald Trump is making light of his Twitter account going dark for a few minutes this week, tweeting: "My Twitter account was taken down for 11 minutes by a rogue employee. I guess the word must finally...

    President Donald Trump is making light of his Twitter account going dark for a few minutes this week, tweeting: "My Twitter account was taken down for 11 minutes by a rogue employee. I guess the word must finally be getting out-and having an impact.".

  • GOP tax plan slashes corporate rate, cut for wealthy

    GOP tax plan slashes corporate rate, cut for wealthy

    Thursday, November 2 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-11-02 16:02:39 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 12:06 PM EST2017-11-22 17:06:09 GMT
    House Republicans are set to unveil their sweeping tax overhaul Thursday, making major changes, yet looking to preserve current tax rules for retirement accounts popular with middle-class Americans and to keep a top tax rate for the wealthiest earners.House Republicans are set to unveil their sweeping tax overhaul Thursday, making major changes, yet looking to preserve current tax rules for retirement accounts popular with middle-class Americans and to keep a top tax rate for the wealthiest earners.

    House Republicans are set to unveil their sweeping tax overhaul Thursday, making major changes, yet looking to preserve current tax rules for retirement accounts popular with middle-class Americans and to keep a...

    House Republicans are set to unveil their sweeping tax overhaul Thursday, making major changes, yet looking to preserve current tax rules for retirement accounts popular with middle-class Americans and to keep a top tax rate for the wealthiest earners.

  • Candidates for Rockland County executive debate in News 12 studios

    Candidates for Rockland County executive debate in News 12 studios

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:31 PM EST2017-11-22 03:31:04 GMT
    The candidates for Rockland County executive squared off in a debate in the News 12 studios Wednesday.The candidates for Rockland County executive squared off in a debate in the News 12 studios Wednesday.

    The candidates for Rockland County executive squared off in a debate in the News 12 studios Wednesday.

    The candidates for Rockland County executive squared off in a debate in the News 12 studios Wednesday.

  • Latimer, Astorino square off in debate in News 12 studios

    Latimer, Astorino square off in debate in News 12 studios

    Tuesday, November 21 2017 10:19 PM EST2017-11-22 03:19:02 GMT
    Democratic state Sen. George Latimer is looking to unseat Republican incumbent Rob Astorino in the race.Democratic state Sen. George Latimer is looking to unseat Republican incumbent Rob Astorino in the race.

    Candidates for Westchester County executive stood their ground on tough issues during a debate inside the News 12 studios Wednesday.

    Candidates for Westchester County executive stood their ground on tough issues during a debate inside the News 12 studios Wednesday.

  • VIDEO: Westchester County executive debate between Rob Astorino and George Latimer

    VIDEO: Westchester County executive debate between Rob Astorino and George Latimer

    VIDEO: Westchester County executive debate between Rob Astorino and George Latimer

    VIDEO: Westchester County executive debate between Rob Astorino and George Latimer

  • Poll shows big opposition to constitutional convention in NY

    Poll shows big opposition to constitutional convention in NY

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 12:01 PM EDT2017-11-01 16:01:06 GMT

    A new survey from Siena College shows big opposition to a constitutional convention among likely New York voters in next week's election.

    A new survey from Siena College shows big opposition to a constitutional convention among likely New York voters in next week's election.

  • GOP tax writers delay rollout as Trump sets rapid timetable

    GOP tax writers delay rollout as Trump sets rapid timetable

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 7:47 AM EDT2017-11-01 11:47:02 GMT
    Tuesday, November 21 2017 8:51 AM EST2017-11-21 13:51:05 GMT

    House Republicans struggled to complete work on a sweeping tax proposal, delaying its public release by a day, And President Donald Trump has set an ambitious, by-Christmas timetable for the legislation.

    House Republicans struggled to complete work on a sweeping tax proposal, delaying its public release by a day, And President Donald Trump has set an ambitious, by-Christmas timetable for the legislation.

  • US court bars Trump from reversing transgender troops policy

    US court bars Trump from reversing transgender troops policy

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-10-31 11:53:38 GMT
    Monday, November 20 2017 8:47 AM EST2017-11-20 13:47:04 GMT

    A federal judge is barring President Donald Trump from changing the government's policy on military service by transgender people.

    A federal judge is barring President Donald Trump from changing the government's policy on military service by transgender people.

  • Astorino and challenger sling mud as Election Day approaches

    Astorino and challenger sling mud as Election Day approaches

    Saturday, October 28 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-10-28 18:38:21 GMT
    Westchester executive candidate George Latimer called on Rob Astorino to resign immediately during a news conference in White Plains Friday – following corruption allegations that surfaced during a trial in Manhattan Federal Court.Westchester executive candidate George Latimer called on Rob Astorino to resign immediately during a news conference in White Plains Friday – following corruption allegations that surfaced during a trial in Manhattan Federal Court.

    George Latimer, candidate for Westchester County executive, says if the allegations are true then County Executive Rob Astorino should step down.

    George Latimer, candidate for Westchester County executive, says if the allegations are true then County Executive Rob Astorino should step down.

  • Port Chester dad facing deportation allowed to stay in US for 8 more months

    Port Chester dad facing deportation allowed to stay in US for 8 more months

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 1:10 PM EST2017-11-15 18:10:08 GMT
    Noel Lopez-Reyes turned himself into Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) today.Noel Lopez-Reyes turned himself into Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) today.

    A Port Chester father of three who was facing deportation will be allowed to stay in the U.S. for at least eight more months.months.

    A Port Chester father of three who was facing deportation will be allowed to stay in the U.S. for at least eight more months.months.

  • Attack ad on Latimer linked to billionaire Robert Mercer

    Attack ad on Latimer linked to billionaire Robert Mercer

    Tuesday, November 14 2017 4:48 PM EST2017-11-14 21:48:04 GMT

    Bllionaire Robert Mercer is wading into Westchester politics and spending some of his money on a super PAC that is attacking Democratic candidate for county executive Sen. George Latimer.

    Bllionaire Robert Mercer is wading into Westchester politics and spending some of his money on a super PAC that is attacking Democratic candidate for county executive Sen. George Latimer.

  • AP source: Clinton camp helped fund Trump dossier research

    AP source: Clinton camp helped fund Trump dossier research

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-10-25 12:47:19 GMT
    Tuesday, November 14 2017 8:49 AM EST2017-11-14 13:49:03 GMT
    Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund political research into President Donald Trump that ultimately produced a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russia, a person familiar with the matter said TueHillary Clinton's presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund political research into President Donald Trump that ultimately produced a dossier of allegations about his ties to Russia, a person familiar with the matter said Tue

    AP Source: Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund a political research firm that produced a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia.

    AP Source: Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund a political research firm that produced a dossier of allegations about President Donald Trump's ties to Russia.

  • News 12 sits down with Orange County executive candidates

    News 12 sits down with Orange County executive candidates

    Monday, November 13 2017 5:27 PM EST2017-11-13 22:27:10 GMT

    News 12 sat down with both candidates in the race for Orange County executive Tuesday to discuss issues facing the county.

    News 12 sat down with both candidates in the race for Orange County executive Tuesday to discuss issues facing the county.

  • Yonkers City Council president debate becomes heated

    Yonkers City Council president debate becomes heated

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:50 AM EST2017-11-13 13:50:08 GMT

    The candidates for Yonkers City Council president went head to head in a heated debate Monday night.

    The candidates for Yonkers City Council president went head to head in a heated debate Monday night.

  • Former Clarkstown top cop sues to get job back

    Former Clarkstown top cop sues to get job back

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:48 AM EST2017-11-13 13:48:09 GMT
    Michael Sullivan’s lawyer claims Town Supervisor George Hoehmann broke the law earlier this year when he cast a decisive vote to oust Sullivan.Michael Sullivan’s lawyer claims Town Supervisor George Hoehmann broke the law earlier this year when he cast a decisive vote to oust Sullivan.

    Clarkstown's former top cop is now fighting to get his job back. Michael Sullivan has filed a lawsuit against the town. 

    Clarkstown's former top cop is now fighting to get his job back. Michael Sullivan has filed a lawsuit against the town. 

  • Cuomo, Schumer blast GOP tax plan

    Cuomo, Schumer blast GOP tax plan

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 7:37 AM EDT2017-10-24 11:37:20 GMT
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer are teaming up to denounce a tax overhaul proposal from Republicans in Washington that they say would hurt middle-class homeowners.New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer are teaming up to denounce a tax overhaul proposal from Republicans in Washington that they say would hurt middle-class homeowners.

    Sen. Chuck Schumer is taking the tax battle in Congress to western New York.

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer are teaming up to denounce a tax overhaul proposal from Republicans in Washington that they say would hurt middle-class homeowners.

  • Latimer accuses Astorino of inflating job numbers

    Latimer accuses Astorino of inflating job numbers

    Sunday, November 12 2017 7:27 PM EST2017-11-13 00:27:09 GMT

    Democrat George Latimer is accusing Republican Rob Astorino of inflating his job numbers during his tenure as county executive.

    Democrat George Latimer is accusing Republican Rob Astorino of inflating his job numbers during his tenure as county executive.

  • Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts

    Trump urges House GOP to move quickly on budget, tax cuts

    Monday, October 23 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-10-23 11:58:59 GMT
    Sunday, November 12 2017 8:51 AM EST2017-11-12 13:51:07 GMT

    Trump urges House Republicans to move swiftly on passing budget bill, clearing the way for tax fight.

    Trump urges House Republicans to move swiftly on passing budget bill, clearing the way for tax fight.

  • Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

    Senate backs GOP budget in step forward for tax revamp

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 9:44 PM EST2017-11-09 02:44:09 GMT

    Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promise of "massive tax cuts and reform."

    Republicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump's ambitious promise of "massive tax cuts and reform."

  • Trump rejects claims he was disrespectful to grieving family

    Trump rejects claims he was disrespectful to grieving family

    Thursday, October 19 2017 7:41 AM EDT2017-10-19 11:41:39 GMT
    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:47 AM EST2017-11-08 13:47:07 GMT
    President Donald Trump strongly rejected the claim Wednesday that was he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain Army sergeant.President Donald Trump strongly rejected the claim Wednesday that was he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain Army sergeant.

    President Donald Trump strongly rejected the claim Wednesday that was he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain Army sergeant.

    President Donald Trump strongly rejected the claim Wednesday that was he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain Army sergeant.

  • Astorino lashes out about Democratic opponent's unpaid taxes

    Astorino lashes out about Democratic opponent's unpaid taxes

    Tuesday, November 7 2017 2:59 PM EST2017-11-07 19:59:07 GMT
    Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino held a news conference Wednesday in White Plains accusing Democrat opponent George Latimer of owing thousands in taxes for a home in Rye.Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino held a news conference Wednesday in White Plains accusing Democrat opponent George Latimer of owing thousands in taxes for a home in Rye.

    Westchester's incumbent county executive again accused his Democratic challenger in the upcoming election of owing tens of thousands of dollars in taxes on a house in Rye Wednesday -- although a copy of the deed reviewed by News 12 does not have his name on it.

    Westchester's incumbent county executive again accused his Democratic challenger in the upcoming election of owing tens of thousands of dollars in taxes on a house in Rye Wednesday -- although a copy of the deed reviewed by News 12 does not have his name on it.

  • Trump again blasts NFL over players kneeling during anthem

    Trump again blasts NFL over players kneeling during anthem

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-10-18 12:10:23 GMT
    Tuesday, November 7 2017 8:54 AM EST2017-11-07 13:54:09 GMT
    Trump said on Twitter Wednesday that the "NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem."Trump said on Twitter Wednesday that the "NFL has decided that it will not force players to stand for the playing of our National Anthem."

    President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem.

    President Donald Trump is again criticizing the NFL over players kneeling during the national anthem.

  • Trump to call families of slain soldiers, questions Obama

    Trump to call families of slain soldiers, questions Obama

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 12:31 PM EDT2017-10-17 16:31:40 GMT
    Monday, November 6 2017 12:37 PM EST2017-11-06 17:37:05 GMT

    Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead, draws heated responses.

    Trump stirs a nest by claiming predecessors did not sufficiently honor military dead, draws heated responses.

  • Trump: Iran violating nuke deal but he won't pull out now

    Trump: Iran violating nuke deal but he won't pull out now

    Friday, October 13 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-10-13 14:56:52 GMT
    Thursday, November 2 2017 11:53 AM EDT2017-11-02 15:53:04 GMT

    President Donald Trump says Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal that it signed in 2015. He's announcing a new strategy in a speech at the White House.

    President Donald Trump says Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal that it signed in 2015. He's announcing a new strategy in a speech at the White House.

  • Trump to issue stop-payment order on health care subsidies

    Trump to issue stop-payment order on health care subsidies

    Friday, October 13 2017 7:26 AM EDT2017-10-13 11:26:46 GMT
    Thursday, November 2 2017 9:02 AM EDT2017-11-02 13:02:10 GMT

    President Donald Trump plans to halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months.

    President Donald Trump plans to halt payments to insurers under the Obama-era health care law he has been trying to unravel for months.

  • County executive candidate promises crackdown on corruption

    County executive candidate promises crackdown on corruption

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 12:54 PM EDT2017-11-01 16:54:08 GMT

    Democratic County Executive candidate George Latimer wants legislation that would compel county officials to disclose whether they have been subpoenaed by any law enforcement agency.

    Democratic County Executive candidate George Latimer wants legislation that would compel county officials to disclose whether they have been subpoenaed by any law enforcement agency.

  • Yonkers firefighters split over who to vote for

    Yonkers firefighters split over who to vote for

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-11-01 16:51:01 GMT

    Firefighters in Yonkers are split over who they would like to see become the next City Council president.

    Firefighters in Yonkers are split over who they would like to see become the next City Council president.

  • Trump's health care end run reflects frustrations

    Trump's health care end run reflects frustrations

    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-10-12 14:45:30 GMT
    Wednesday, November 1 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-11-01 14:50:06 GMT

    Frustrated over setbacks in Congress, President Donald Trump wielded his rule-making power Thursday to launch an end run that might get him closer to his goal of repealing and replacing "Obamacare."

    Frustrated over setbacks in Congress, President Donald Trump wielded his rule-making power Thursday to launch an end run that might get him closer to his goal of repealing and replacing "Obamacare."

  • Mount Vernon residents tell officials to grow up after screaming match

    Mount Vernon residents tell officials to grow up after screaming match

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 1:22 PM EDT2017-10-31 17:22:05 GMT

    Mount Vernon residents tell officials to grow up after screaming match

    Mount Vernon residents tell officials to grow up after screaming match

  • County executive debate gets heated

    County executive debate gets heated

    Tuesday, October 31 2017 8:49 AM EDT2017-10-31 12:49:03 GMT

    County Executive Rob Astorino and state Sen. George Latimer traded blows in a head-to-head debate Tuesday night.

    County Executive Rob Astorino and state Sen. George Latimer traded blows in a head-to-head debate Tuesday night.

  • Mount Vernon residents tell officials to grow up after screaming match

    Mount Vernon residents tell officials to grow up after screaming match

    Monday, October 30 2017 12:53 PM EDT2017-10-30 16:53:04 GMT

    A screaming match developed today in Mount Vernon today involving the mayor, city council members and the community as council members called for a federal investigation into the police department.

    A screaming match developed today in Mount Vernon today involving the mayor, city council members and the community as council members called for a federal investigation into the police department.

  • VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

    VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

    Monday, October 9 2017 7:37 AM EDT2017-10-09 11:37:52 GMT
    Sunday, October 29 2017 8:31 AM EDT2017-10-29 12:31:02 GMT

    Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem.

    Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem.

  • Latimer accuses Astorino of ‘pay-for-play’ scheme

    Latimer accuses Astorino of ‘pay-for-play’ scheme

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-10-25 21:04:08 GMT

    Democratic candidate for Westchester County executive George Latimer is accusing Republican incumbent Rob Astorino of being a part of a pay-for-play scheme.

    Democratic candidate for Westchester County executive George Latimer is accusing Republican incumbent Rob Astorino of being a part of a pay-for-play scheme.

  • Astorino secures union endorsements

    Astorino secures union endorsements

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 1:24 PM EDT2017-10-25 17:24:04 GMT

    More than 20 union affiliates of the building and construction trades council of Westchester and Putnam, today endorsed Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.

    More than 20 union affiliates of the building and construction trades council of Westchester and Putnam, today endorsed Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.

  • Trump mum on gun control

    Trump mum on gun control

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 9:19 AM EDT2017-10-25 13:19:07 GMT

    While thanking the staff at a hospital in Las Vegas on Wednesday, President Donald Trump brushed off a reporter's question about whether America has a gun violence problem.

    While thanking the staff at a hospital in Las Vegas on Wednesday, President Donald Trump brushed off a reporter's question about whether America has a gun violence problem.

  • Hudson Valley divided on gun control

    Hudson Valley divided on gun control

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 9:09 AM EDT2017-10-25 13:09:04 GMT

    The gun control debate continues in the Hudson Valley with strong opinions on both sides of the issue.

    The gun control debate continues in the Hudson Valley with strong opinions on both sides of the issue.

  • Las Vegas shooting reignites gun control debate in Westchester

    Las Vegas shooting reignites gun control debate in Westchester

    Monday, October 23 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-10-23 21:02:03 GMT

    The mass shooting in Las Vegas has reignited the gun control debate in the Hudson Valley, as local lawmakers take action to stop a Westchester gun show from happening.

    The mass shooting in Las Vegas has reignited the gun control debate in the Hudson Valley, as local lawmakers take action to stop a Westchester gun show from happening.

  • Trump: Puerto Rico put budget 'out of whack' but lives saved

    Trump: Puerto Rico put budget 'out of whack' but lives saved

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-10-03 18:41:09 GMT
    Monday, October 23 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-10-23 18:53:04 GMT

    President Donald Trump is meeting Tuesday with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, as criticism of the federal government's sluggish response continues.

    President Donald Trump is meeting Tuesday with some of the 3.4 million Puerto Ricans struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, as criticism of the federal government's sluggish response continues.

  • Trump signals critics of hurricane response will not cow him

    Trump signals critics of hurricane response will not cow him

    Monday, October 2 2017 8:28 AM EDT2017-10-02 12:28:47 GMT
    Sunday, October 22 2017 8:35 AM EDT2017-10-22 12:35:08 GMT

    President Donald Trump spent Sunday afternoon attending a high-profile golf tournament, signaling that he will not be cowed by critics of his hurricane response.

    President Donald Trump spent Sunday afternoon attending a high-profile golf tournament, signaling that he will not be cowed by critics of his hurricane response.

  • Mt. Vernon councilman, candidate argument turns physical

    Mt. Vernon councilman, candidate argument turns physical

    Thursday, October 19 2017 8:06 AM EDT2017-10-19 12:06:08 GMT

    An argument at a bar in Mount Vernon involving a city council member and the mayor's brother turned physical. 

    An argument at a bar in Mount Vernon involving a city council member and the mayor's brother turned physical. 

  • Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

    Trump unhappy with top health official over travel

    Thursday, September 28 2017 7:51 AM EDT2017-09-28 11:51:35 GMT
    Wednesday, October 18 2017 8:59 AM EDT2017-10-18 12:59:04 GMT

    Trump says "we'll see" if he fires health secretary Tom Price over travel on pricey charters.

    Trump says "we'll see" if he fires health secretary Tom Price over travel on pricey charters.

  • Legislators to vote on immigrants bill

    Legislators to vote on immigrants bill

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-08-23 12:57:05 GMT
    Westchester legislators are getting ready to vote on a bill that would protect undocumented immigrants in the county.Westchester legislators are getting ready to vote on a bill that would protect undocumented immigrants in the county.

    Westchester legislators are getting ready to vote on a bill that would protect undocumented immigrants in the county. 

    Westchester legislators are getting ready to vote on a bill that would protect undocumented immigrants in the county. 

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