Cuomo, Legislature must reach budget deal by Saturday

Time is of the essence right now, but the halls and most of the offices were empty at the state Capitol Friday night. In order to pass an on time budget, lawmakers have to come up with a compromise by Saturday.


  • Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., accompanied by Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 17, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid backs Schumer to succeed him as leader

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Democratic leader.

  • Judge labels sexual predator a "classic sociopath" at sentencing

    A Washington County judge is calling sexual predator Robert Haas a "classic sociopath." Haas was sentenced to 19 years in prison Friday morning.

  • College basketball excitement comes to Albany

    NCAA Tournament action is coming to Albany, and so is a legendary college program worth the price of admission. The Sweet 16 and Elite Eight on the road to the women’s college basketball championship will be played this weekend in Albany.

  • SCCC to offer problem gambling class

    Schenectady County Community College will soon offer a class on problem gambling. The credit-bearing class will be the only one of its kind in the Capital Region, and one of three in New York State.

  • Investigators carry boxes from the apartment of Germanwings airliner jet co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, in Duesseldorf, Germany, Thursday March 26, 2015. Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

    MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) — Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers — including a torn-up doctor's note that would have kept him off work the day authorities say he crashed Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountainside.


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