The same week when U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder declared heroin addiction an "urgent public health crisis", Capital Region caregivers and cops sprung to action Tuesday night to begin tackling the national epidemic.
“My life is over, my life is horrible. I lost who I was inside,” says the teen.
Officials say a home in Glenmont was undergoing renovations when a fire broke out around 6:00pm, Tuesday.
Fire fighters in Cairo were busy putting the brakes on two separate fires that began within an hour of one another.
Christine Cea, who represents Staten Island, Dr. James Cottrell, an at-large member from Manhattan, and Wade Norwood, an at-large member from Rochester, will serve five-year terms.
A panel created by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to look into the state's rollout of the new standards released its preliminary recommendations. The panel is recommending capping the amount of instructional time that can be used for standardized tests and test preparation.
Several hundred people rallied at the Capitol on Tuesday. They are hoping to convince Governor Cuomo to reconsider a proposal to close a number of correctional facilities across the state.
A woman has died after she was rescued from the Hudson River. Police say the woman was apparently walking two dogs. At least one fell in. She was trying to save them.
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A Ravena bicyclist was killed when he was hit by a box truck early Tuesday morning.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is visiting Pittsfield Tuesday. He is speaking at the Pittsfield Country Club on South Street about expanding business and economic opportunities.