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Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico


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Broad daylight shooting injures 15-year-old boy

One person in Schenectady was taken to the hospital after a shooting in broad daylight Monday.


Reports of 'widespread devastation' in Dominica

MIAMI (AP) - Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skeritt says there are initial reports of "widespread devastation" in the small island from Hurricane Marie.


Deployment of NY Guardsmen, troopers to Caribbean on hold

The deployment of more than 100 members of the New York Army National Guard and state police to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help with hurricane recovery efforts is on hold because of another storm approaching the region.


First '838' phone numbers on deck for Capital Region

There will be a new area code in the Capital Region starting Tuesday.


Niskayuna police monitoring carbon monoxide in all vehicles, not just Fords

In light of nationwide concerns about carbon monoxide poisoning with Ford Interceptors, the law enforcement version of the Explorer, the Niskayuna Police Department is keeping tabs on CO in all its vehicles.


Police identify victims of deadly Milton crash

State police have now officially identified the two people killed in a fiery Milton crash on Friday. They say 60-year-old Jerry Burke and a passenger, 57-year-old William Bischoff died of multiple blunt force injuries.


Meyer concedes Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive

Chris Meyer has conceded the Republican primary for Rensselaer County executive. State Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin was leading Meyer after Primary Night last Tuesday and Meyer would have needed to win a huge chunk of absentee ballots to win the primary.


Cincinnati Zoo welcomes new gorilla a year after Harambe

CINCINNATI (AP) - A new gorilla is making himself at home at the Cincinnati Zoo.


UK police quiz 2 ex-foster children over London subway bomb

LONDON (AP) — The two suspects detained over last week's London subway bombing are an 18-year-old refugee from Iraq and a 21-year old from Syria, both of whom were fostered by a British couple, according to a local official and media reports.


Former New York US Attorney Preet Bharara launching podcast

Former federal prosecutor and outspoken White House critic Preet Bharara is launching a podcast.


NY Gov. Cuomo wants tougher rules for credit reporting firms

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing tougher state regulations for credit reporting agencies such as Equifax in the wake of the massive hacking of the Atlanta-based company's computers.
    


Man charged after high-speed chase, crash

A high-speed chase and crash in Warren County have a Saratoga County man facing charges.


Watervliet man could get life in prison for conspiring to distribute cocaine

A man from Watervliet pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to conspiring to distribute cocaine. Francisco Rivera, 37, admitted that he arranged for someone in Puerto Rico to mail him the drugs in boxes containing scented candles or board games.


New 'Lactation Lounges' offer nursing moms privacy at theaters

The new rooms are in partnership with St. Peter's Health Partners.


Toys R Us may file for bankruptcy before Christmas

Toys "R" Us could be headed for bankruptcy before the holiday shopping season. According to people familiar with the matter, Toys "R" Us is preparing for a potential bankruptcy filing that could come before the holiday sales season.


Library of Congress donates dozens of books to Schenectady school

At a time when kids all seem to be glued to their smartphones and tablets, some students in Schenectady were getting excited about books.


Vermont state office lockdown ends after false alarm

The State Office complex in Bennington was locked down after reports of a shooting Monday morning, but that turned out not to be the case.


Glenville police investigate fatal crash

Glenville Police tell us a motorcyclist is dead following an accident at Freemans Bridge Road and Sunnyside Road.


Mom, son accused of stealing $3,200 by writing fraudulent checks

A mother and son from Hoosick Falls are charged with grand larceny in Saratoga County.


Lawmakers to hear proposal for $15 minimum wage

BOSTON (AP) - Supporters of legislation that would gradually raise the minimum wage in Massachusetts to $15 an hour are preparing to make their case to state lawmakers.


Schumer urges 'gouge watch' to keep gas prices in check

Senator Chuck Schumer is keeping his eye on gas prices. The New York senator is urging the Federal Trade Commission to launch a  "gouge watch" to prevent gas prices from sticking where they are.


State bar group to campaign for NY constitutional convention

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York State Bar Association will kick off a campaign this week in support of a constitutional convention.


Stephen Colbert: A smooth Emmy host while roughing up Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — If President Donald Trump's ears have been burning thanks to late-night TV, especially "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," they must have positively sizzled Sunday as Colbert hosted the Emmy Awards.


Teachers in Vermont city expect strike to continue this week

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Striking teachers in Vermont's largest city are expected to be back on the picket line as the strike enters its second week.


Dozens of animals perish in Fort Ann fire

Dozens of animals were killed in a barn fire in Fort Ann.


Fire crews battle suspicious blaze in Troy

Fire crews battled a house fire at 19 New Turnpike Road on Sunday morning. The call came in just before 1 a.m.


Dunkin' Donuts franchisee killed in Milton accident

One of the two victims of a fiery crash in Milton has been identified. Law enforcement sources say Jerry Burke was killed in the crash on Middleline Road Friday night.


Albany woman arrested after allegedly leading police on chase

An Albany woman was arrested after allegedly leading police on a chase through the city.


Motorcycle ride aids Saratoga County Sheriff's Deputy

The law enforcement community came together Sunday to support one of its own.


Latham fundraiser benefiting Center for Disability Services

A family fundraiser Sunday hoped to bring the arts to the Center for Disability Services.


Disability backlog tops 1 million; thousands die on waitlist

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1 million Americans await a hearing to see whether they qualify for disability benefits from Social Security, with the average wait nearly two years — longer than some of them will live.


Trump's week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump is making his debut at the United Nations and taking his complaints about the world body straight to the source.


Melanie O’Donnell Memorial Race held in Saratoga Springs

Hundreds of runners hit the pavement to remember a local woman who was an advocate for people with mental health issues.


Massachusetts lawmakers to hear proposal for $15 minimum wage

Supporters of legislation that would gradually raise the minimum wage in Massachusetts to $15 an hour are preparing to make their case to state lawmakers.


US to press concerns over incidents in meeting with Cubans

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration will press its concerns about unexplained incidents harming American diplomats in Cuba during a meeting this week in Washington, as the United States considers shuttering its recently re-opened Embassy in Havana.


Report: 1,650-mile trail network could connect NY, NJ, CT

A civic planning organization is proposing a trail network connecting New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.


New York's Working Families Party racks up primary wins

New York's Working Families Party is celebrating several local victories in the recent primary elections.


New York coaches encouraged to teach young drivers safety

High school coaches in New York are being encouraged to talk to their athletes about safe driving - and they could win $3,000 cash for their efforts.


Longtime hockey broadcaster Strader honored in Glens Falls

A Glens Falls legend was honored in his hometown on Saturday.


Maria in Caribbean, Jose off US East Coast

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities have issued a hurricane watch for Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria churns toward the Eastern Caribbean amid forecasts it could become a major hurricane by Monday night or early Tuesday.


Group pushes for harsher sentences after Glens Falls mother, daughter slain

A community group is pushing for harsher sentences for criminals who murder children and teens.


Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about student performance in Louisiana. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.


Top Democrats Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats, but if any two were going to find their way back to the action it was Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his House counterpart, Nancy Pelosi.


Saratoga Springs race raises money for diabetes research

Hundreds of riders hit the pavement in Saratoga Springs on Saturday for a good cause.


Late educator honored in Albany

A ceremony was held Saturday to honor the late Albany educator Anthony "Tony" Clement.


Second person dies following Milton crash

State Police say a second person has died after a fiery crash in the town of Milton.


Transgender troops can re-enlist in military _ for now

WASHINGTON (AP) - New guidance released Friday by the Pentagon makes it clear that any transgender troops currently in the military can re-enlist in the next several months, even as the department debates how broadly to enforce a ban on their service ordered by President Donald Trump.


U.S. Constitution highlighted in Albany exhibit

Can you name a First Amendment right? If you can answer that question, you’re not the average American. That's according to a new survey from the University of Pennsylvania.


Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans spooked world markets in their ardor to cut spending when Democrat Barack Obama was in the White House. Now, with Republican President Donald Trump pressing for politically popular tax cuts and billions more for the military, few in the GOP are complaining about the nation's soaring debt.


Trump to make UN debut with speech offering warmth to allies

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump will use his debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly next week to offer warmth to the United States' allies and warnings to its adversaries.


Vermont National Guard medical team heading to St. Thomas

A team of 20 nurses, physician assistants, medical administrators, combat medics and a doctor will be traveling to St. Thomas Island in the next few days.


Press box to honor late Shen star

A new media press box to be built on the Shenendehowa football sidelines will memorialize Christopher Stewart, the Plainsmen captain killed by a drunk driver in 2012.


Back to School Expo held in Albany

It was all about science, technology, engineering and math - or STEM - at the Back to School Expo on Saturday at the Empire State Plaza.


Finishing Institute of New York Training Center opens in Menands

Albany's construction industry is booming but needs the skilled workforce to meet demand.


Animals evacuated from Irma arrive in Capital Region

Fifteen cats and 31 dogs from Palm Beach, Fla. are now at various shelters in the Capital Region.


Gym geared towards children on spectrum opens in Ballston Spa

A new gym is opening in Ballston Spa Saturday and it's goal is inclusion.


Hudson police investigate seventh shooting in recent months

There has been another shooting in Hudson, tied to months of crime. It happened in front of the D & D Deli and Grocery Thursday evening.


Man arraigned in death of 95-year-old grandmother

Kevin Gonyea was arraigned Friday on seven counts, including second-degree murder. Prosecutors say Gonyea killed his grandmother because he tired of caring for her and wanted to move back to Florida.


Granville man who tried to kill girlfriend gets 17 years and tongue lashing from judge

He admitted to trying to kill his girlfriend, but Friday afternoon Jonathan Vilbrin said the punishment doesn't fit the crime.


Ballston Spa man accused of stealing $90,000 from a relative

A man from Ballston Spa is accused of stealing $90,000 from a relative.


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Beloved character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91

Harry Dean Stanton

Sloansville man charged with forgery and petty larceny

Sloansville man charged with forgery and petty larceny

Warren County fire deemed suspicious

Emergency workers respond to a fire on Route 9N in Lake Luzerne.

Vermont unemployment now 3 percent; employers seek workers

Vermont unemployment now 3 percent; employers seek workers

Cuomo bans state agencies from asking about immigration status

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2017, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks during a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement near Tarrytown, N.Y.

Cuomo surveys damage in US Virgin Islands

Gov. Cuomo shakes hands with Governor Kenneth Mapp, as he arrives in the Virgin Islands to assess damage from Hurricane Irma.

Troy man falls to his death while scouting fishing spot

Troy man falls to his death while scouting fishing spot

The Latest: London attack highlights need to train US agents

The Latest: London attack highlights need to train US agents

Albany Common Council to consider land sale in Coeymans

Albany Common Council to consider land sale in Coeymans

Schenectady County D.A. to investigate Troy shooting

Angry crowds march in Troy in the days after the shooting.

New Shen land vote could come in December

New Shen land vote could come in December

Suspicious lure attempts in Pittsfield

Suspicious lure attempts in Pittsfield

US nuke commander 'assumes' North Koreans tested H-bomb

US nuke commander 'assumes' North Koreans tested H-bomb

Farewell Cassini: Saturn spacecraft makes fiery, final dive

Farewell Cassini: Saturn spacecraft makes fiery, final dive

Saratoga Springs man accused of sneaking into homes could post bail

Saratoga Springs man accused of sneaking into homes could post bail

Watervliet firefighter, police officer face discipline

Watervliet firefighter, police officer face discipline

Save a life blood drive yields 200 pints of donated blood

Save a life blood drive yields 200 pints of donated blood

Man accused of stealing from Price Chopper, lying to police

Jeffrey Johnston

More tours offered for NY Capitol and Education Building

More tours offered for NY Capitol and Education Building

Landmark Albany bowling alley being razed for redevelopment

Landmark Albany bowling alley being razed for redevelopment

The Latest: Lawmakers, White House squabble over immigrants

Paul Ryan

SUNY Poly gets major loan to help recover from financial woes

SUNY Poly gets major loan to help recover from financial woes

Lake George carves place in history with 24-foot wooden sculpture

Lake George carves place in history with 24-foot wooden sculpture

Cuomo to visit US Virgin Islands to survey damage

Cuomo to visit US Virgin Islands to survey damage

Public Service Commission approves $13M settlement with Charter Communications

Public Service Commission approves $13M settlement with Charter Communications

Massachusetts adds 10,800 jobs, unemployment rate at 4.2 percent

Massachusetts adds 10,800 jobs, unemployment rate at 4.2 percent

Teacher strike in Vermont goes into 2nd day

Teacher strike in Vermont goes into 2nd day

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

Vulnerable residents a concern in Hurricane Irma aftermath

1 soldier killed, 7 injured in Fort Bragg training exercise

This image made from a video shows soldiers on Fort Bragg, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017. A training exercise involving demolitions turned deadly at the Army's largest base on Thursday. Soldiers pictured were not involved in the training exercise involvi

Charges dismissed against Troy double-murder suspect

Cresencio Salazar

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