NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York Passes Major Gun Control Law, 104-43

There's such a split in how urban and rural dwellers experience guns. It's probably hard for rural gun supporters to understand just how common it is for city residents to be hit by stray gunfire -- often, when they're home sleeping in their own

Long Island Power Company Sued Over Outages

The head of Long Island Power Authority resigned on Tuesday after a group of customers filed a class-action lawsuit accusing LIPA of being “grossly negligent” in its response to Hurricane Sandy, which left 945,000 of its customers without power. An estimated 45,000 are still without power in the area. LIPA chief Michael Hervey’s resignation comes as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the formation of a commission to investigate how prepared power companies were for the storm.