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Waste Watchers: State pours millions into brand new rest area... again

Waste Watchers: State pours millions into brand new rest area... again


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Thruway Authority answers questions about repeated paving

Thruway Authority answers questions about repeated paving


Pain and Payments: Workers' comp at criminal youth centers

In Depth: One house bills

In Depth: New York state's gas tax profits

Workers afraid in youth detention facility, blame state policies

The state's worst criminals are watched over by corrections officers at maximum security prisons.  But if those murderers and armed robbers are minors, there's a whole new set of rules for controlling the ones on a rampage.
 


In Depth: SUNY Poly legal bills

As we await a trial date in the corruption case of former SUNY Poly President Alain Kaloyeros and seven others, NewsChannel 13 has been asking questions to find out how much money you have spent on this investigation.


In Depth: State senate committee meetings sparsely attended

Thanks to a little camera in a little conference room in Albany, NewsChannel 13 found out about how little happens at some state senate committee meetings.


Some say new Surface Pro tablets for NY State Assembly are wasteful

Some call it a modernization tool. Others call it a waste of taxpayer dollars. That's after lawmakers in the NY State Assembly received new Surface Pro tablets before going home this week.


Schoharie County continues search to replace flooded out jail

Plans to build a new jail on a piece of farmland in Schoharie have been scrapped. That means the county has to start all over again, and continue shuttling inmates to Albany County Jail, which is costing a lot of money. 


The cost of closing a prison

NewsChannel 13 has received a long-awaited response from the Department Of Corrections and Community Supervision. It's regarding taxpayer money spent to pay employees long after the inmates were gone from Mount McGregor State Prison.


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Three dead after rash of heroin overdoses in Columbia County

Three dead after rash of heroin overdoses in Columbia County

Mall video depicts "dangerous chaos"

Mall video depicts "dangerous chaos"

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set

Saratoga Springs neighbors turn a cold shoulder to Code Blue shelter plan

Saratoga Springs neighbors turn a cold shoulder to Code Blue shelter plan

Police identify Albany stabbing victim

Police identify Albany stabbing victim

Father & daughter catch girl who falls from ride at Six Flags Great Escape

Father & daughter catch girl who falls from ride at Six Flags Great Escape

Man from school graduation fight appears in court

Man from school graduation fight appears in court

Uber, Lyft begin Berkshires service

Uber driver.

Russia search continues for missing mountain climber with Capital Region ties

Steven Beare

Fire damages Amsterdam apartment

Fire damages Amsterdam apartment

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