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More calls for Cohoes mayor to resign amid domestic violence allegations

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is now calling for her fellow mayor in Cohoes to resign. Sheehan follows Assemblywoman Pat Fahy, who on Sunday called for Shawn Morse to step down because of allegations of domestic violence.


Uber Eats app launches in Albany

The delivery area includes downtown and UAlbany.


Extra recess time reclaimed in Menands

When the Menands School District decided to start the year giving students just 10 minutes for recess, it immediately caught the attention of parents who felt that students needed more downtime during the school day.


Man in Columbia County facing rape charges

A man in Columbia County is charged with rape.


'One of my nightmares': Pipe bomb attack hits in NYC subway

NEW YORK (AP) — A would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said.


Albany police identify victim of weekend homicide

Police have identified the man killed at Levels Banquet Hall in Albany over the weekend.


'On Point' radio host Ashbrook facing misconduct allegations

BOSTON (AP) - The host of one of National Public Radio's most successful programs has been placed on leave while he's investigated for allegations of wrongdoing including engaging in "creepy" sex talks and unwanted contact with 11 mostly young women and men.


Batali steps down after sexual misconduct allegations

Mario Batali is stepping down from daily operations at his restaurant empire following reports of sexual misconduct by the celebrity chef over a period of at least 20 years.


State Comptroller says Glens Falls no longer on brink of financial crisis

Glens Falls is no longer at risk of financial crisis, according to the state comptroller.


Albany World War Two veteran's grave gets military medallion

An Albany World War Two veteran finally got the recognition that was long overdue. His family got to place a military marker at his grave, in a moment 60 years in the making.


Transgender people can enlist in military Jan. 1

The new policy reflects growing legal pressure on the issue and the difficult hurdles the federal government would have to cross to enforce Trump's demand to ban transgender individuals from the military. Two federal courts already have ruled against the ban.


Trump wants to send man back to moon, on to Mars

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump wants to send man back to the moon - and on to Mars.


Albany High School reopens after brawl

Albany High School was back open Monday, but the district and police continue to investigate brawls that broke out last Thursday.


Former Dannemora prison escapee on hunger strike

The New York Post is reporting that state prison inmate David Sweat is on a hunger strike because he is not happy with his recent transfer to Attica.


Police search for Queensbury larceny suspect

New York State Police in Queensbury is asking for your help finding a larceny suspect.


Non-stop Albany to Buffalo flights available for first time in seven years

For the first time in more than seven years, Albany International Airport is offering nonstop flights from Albany to Buffalo.


NY Senate asks farmers: How can we help your bottom line?

Members of the New York state Senate want to hear from farmers about ways the state can help their industry.


Washington County man accused of beating up woman

A 32-year-old Washington County man is under arrest, accused of beating up a woman and injuring several deputies trying to arrest him.


Woman accused of having shopping spree with stolen debit card

An Albany woman is accused of stealing a debit card and going on a shopping spree. State police have arrested Diamond Moultrie.


Parents to voice opinion on recess cuts

Parents in the Menands School District can voice their opinion on recess.


Corinth man accused of stealing from employer

A Corinth man is charged with grand larceny. The sheriff’s department says 31-year-old Jesse Harris stole $2902.29 in items, cash and equipment from the place he worked in Wilton.


Woman accused of stealing $5,500+ in unemployment benefits

An Albany woman is accused of stealing $5,569 in unemployment benefits. Classie Miles is charged with grand larceny.


Crews battle Saratoga County fire

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office tells us crews are battling a house fire on 193 Hinds Road in Providence.


Cohoes comes together after major fire

Mike Ferris had just moved in, trying to make 226 Remsen Street a home with his girlfriend and his two young daughters when tragedy struck.


Hudson River cleanup focuses on shore after dredging ends

SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - As General Electric seeks to close the books on a $1.7 billion cleanup of the upper Hudson River, a new fight is simmering over the company's legacy of toxic pollution in the region.


Schumer urges DOT to require upfront baggage fee disclosure

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the federal Department of Transportation to reverse its decision not to require airlines to disclose baggage fees upfront.


Sandy Hook massacre remembered in Saratoga Springs

It was a somber remembrance Sunday in Saratoga Springs.


Assemblywoman calls for Cohoes mayor to step down

Assemblywoman Pat Fahy is calling for the Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse to step down after new allegations of domestic violence. State Police are already investigating a 911 call from Mayor Shawn Morse's wife in November.


More calls for Cohoes mayor to resign amid domestic violence allegations

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan is now calling for her fellow mayor in Cohoes to resign. Sheehan follows Assemblywoman Pat Fahy, who on Sunday called for Shawn Morse to step down because of allegations of domestic violence.


Scientist with Capital Region ties awarded Nobel Prize

A scientist with local ties received one of the field's highest honors.


Christmas party held for kids at Albany Med

enCourage Kids held its annual Christmas party at Dave and Busters on Sunday morning.


Fire crews contend with car fire in Menands

Fire crews responded to a car fire at 18 Amsterdam Avenue around 11 a.m. Sunday.


Police warn shoppers to be on guard for thieves

New York state troopers are urging holiday shoppers to beware of thieves. State Police Superintendent George Beach says criminals will look for any opportunity to steal and take advantage of people - even at the mall or on a busy downtown street.


Advocates: NY must invest more in housing for mentally ill

Advocates for New Yorkers with mental illness say the state is falling behind on investments in community housing for this vulnerable group.


State targets impaired, distracted driving in holiday push

Massachusetts officials are reminding motorists to stay sober and avoid distractions over the holiday season.


State wins lawsuit over Adirondack snowmobile trail-building

New York state's construction of wider snowmobile trails in the Adirondack Mountains has been upheld by a state Supreme Court judge.


Trump talks tax cuts and budget on golf course with Graham

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought Sunday to gloss over the difficult work ahead for lawmakers laboring to finalize tax cut legislation he can sign by his self-imposed Christmas deadline.


Haley: Trump's accusers of sex misconduct should be heard

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said Sunday that women who accuse someone of sexual misconduct deserve to be heard, even if it involves President Donald Trump.


Ronald McDonald House Charities provides holiday cheer for ill children

Children seeking services from the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region were treated to a holiday party Saturday night. 


Albany holds on for 10th win, beats Siena 74-69

David Nichols scored 12 points and made two free throws in the final seconds to seal Albany's 74-69 win over Siena in the Albany Cup on Saturday night.


Albany police probe fatal shooting

Levels Banquet Hall on North Pearl Street is a venue that people rent out for parties and other events. Early Saturday morning, one of those events turned deadly.


'Coco' tops box office again before 'Star Wars' hits

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The animated family film "Coco" has topped the box office for a third time on a quiet, pre "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" weekend in theaters.


Nearly 2,000 come out for the Last Run 5K

Despite Saturday’s snowfall, nearly 2,000 runners came out for the Last Run 5K.


Albany Police Athletic League gets into holiday spirit

The Albany Police Athletic League got into the holiday spirit on Saturday. The annual Pitch In For PAL holiday toy drive culminated Saturday with a holiday party.


Mental health provider accused of engaging in sexual conduct with patient

The acts allegedly occurred between October and November during treatment sessions.


Fire crews battle Albany blaze

One resident and a firefighter are injured in the aftermath of the overnight blaze.


Rensselaer Honda holds Toys for Tots drive

Rensselaer Honda held a Toys for Tots drive Saturday morning.


AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — After helping the New York Yankees to five World Series titles, Derek Jeter might help them win another.


Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy.


2 questions loom over House-Senate talks on GOP tax bill

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two looming questions threaten to snag the seemingly smooth trajectory of the Republicans' massive tax legislation now in its final leg in Congress. How to satisfy demands of the rebellious GOP lawmakers from high-tax states who demand concessions over a cherished deduction? And how to pay for those concessions?


US wants world to isolate North Korea, so what's that mean?

WASHINGTON (AP) - When President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador recently urged the world to sever diplomatic ties with North Korea, she was sketchy on the details: Should all embassies close? How about those providing the U.S. intelligence from the largely inscrutable country? And what of Sweden, which helps with imprisoned Americans?


Capitol Watch: Cuomo speech; lawmaker seeks IDs for dreamers

In New York state government news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has settled on a traditional state of the state address after shaking things up last year.


Vermont health officials say could be rough flu season

State health officials say it could be a rough flu season and are urging Vermonters to get flu shots to protect themselves and others.


Vermont Fish and Wildlife offers tips to bird feeders

The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is offering bird feeding enthusiasts some tips about feeding their avian friends during the winter.


The Latest: California governor: Fires are 'new reality'

FALLBROOK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires burning in Southern California (all times local):


Gloversville mayor charged with official misconduct

State police have arrested Gloversville Mayor Dayton King.


Man sentenced for sexually abusing kids at Watervliet McDonald's

The man accused of sexually abusing two sisters and another 5-year-old in the Watervliet McDonalds was sentenced Friday in Albany County Court.    


Derrick Guilder pleads guilty to murder in the death of his girlfriend

A Washington County man pleaded guilty to murder on Friday in connection with setting the September fire that killed his girlfriend.


Pet Pitbull stands in way of fire victim finding new home

People who were displaced by last week's massive fire in Cohoes are just now starting to find new homes.


Latham teen delivers hats for cancer patients

14-year-old Jeremy Wernick collected the hats as part of his annual "Hatsgiving."


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Democratic Senate minority leader sides with Trump on Jerusalem decision

Democratic Senate minority leader sides with Trump on Jerusalem decision

Albany High fight leads to many suspensions

A police car sits outside Albany High School.

Donations pour in after theft of Salvation Army's red kettle

Donations pour in after theft of Salvation Army's red kettle

Fire damages Albany home

Fire damages Albany home

Eight people escape Coeymans Hollow fire

Eight people escape Coeymans Hollow fire

Rivers Casino names new general manager

Rivers Casino names new general manager

Special store helps families in need for the holidays

Special store helps families in need for the holidays

Teenagers work with seniors to act as Santa's elves in Rensselaer County

STEM brings magic and awe of 'Finding Neverland' to life

STEM brings magic and awe of 'Finding Neverland' to life

Queensbury man gets 3 1/2 years in jail for gunpoint robbery

Queensbury man gets 3 1/2 years in jail for gunpoint robbery

Connecticut man charged with rape in Guilderland

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Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world

Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world

Woman helps others realize dreams of home ownership

Woman helps others realize dreams of home ownership

Water main break in Latham

Water main break in Latham

Russian man sentenced for smuggling people into US

Russian man sentenced for smuggling people into US

Gifts for Guns event planned for Saturday

Gifts for Guns event planned for Saturday

Fundraiser planned for Cohoes fire victims

Fundraiser planned for Cohoes fire victims

NY waterways plagued by sewage spills

NY waterways plagued by sewage spills

Pittsfield man gets 18 months for shotgun possession

Pittsfield man gets 18 months for shotgun possession

A stronger global economy is helping boost the US job market

A stronger global economy is helping boost the US job market

Elderly homeowner targeted in Scotia

Elderly homeowner targeted in Scotia

NY awards $6.5M for sexual assault prevention, victim help

NY awards $6.5M for sexual assault prevention, victim help

NY lawmaker introduces plan for new state harassment policy

NY lawmaker introduces plan for new state harassment policy

Trump celebrates Hanukkah, Jerusalem at White House

Donald Trump, Meir Yaakov Soloveichik

Albany High School closed Friday

Albany High School closed Friday

DOT drops proposal to force airlines to disclose bag fees

DOT drops proposal to force airlines to disclose bag fees

Franken announces resignation from Senate amid allegations

Al Franken, Franni Bryson

Flames consume Menands garage

Flames consume Menands garage

GE's power division plans to cut about 12,000 jobs globally

GE's power division plans to cut about 12,000 jobs globally

Police seek Grinch who stole donation kettle from Salvation Army

Police seek Grinch who stole donation kettle from Salvation Army

Man involved in deadly heroin deal gets 10 years in prison

Man involved in deadly heroin deal gets 10 years in prison

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