The East Greenbush town board voted 3-1 on Wednesday night to send the Capital View Casino & Resort application to the town planning board.
Troy Police are searching for an SUV wanted in connection with Wednesday morning’s double homicide in the city. The murders happened at 709 First Avenue in Lansingburgh. Police say the vehicle was taken from the home and has included a license plate number as well.
Wednesday’s double murder happened on the same day that residents in Lansingburgh planned a rally to speak out against violence.
The event is called Take Back Troy and is taking place at Powers Park.
In Albany County, a man accused of viciously attacking a woman police say he randomly targeted was arraigned in court Wednesday morning.
James Sayers was out on parole and police say he was still wearing his ankle monitor at the time of the attack.
A Long Island man is the proud new owner of a former shock incarceration camp in Schoharie County. Dean Hansey placed the winning bid for Camp Summit at an auction in Cobleskill Wednesday.
The parents of a 16-year-old Rotterdam boy have now filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the town's police department. As NewsChannel 13 first reported in February, two officers are accused of breaking the emotionally disturbed teen's arm while trying to remove him from a school bus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as an American journalist.
A Saratoga County Sheriff's deputy faces up to four decades behind bars after pleading guilty to a federal drug charge. Charles Fuller of Corinth entered the plea Wednesday in federal court in Albany.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — It's been a quieter night in Ferguson, Missouri. Some demonstrators returned to the streets Wednesday evening to protest the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white officer, but in diminished numbers.
Campus police at University at Albany will soon be carrying Naloxone. The drug has proven highly effective in reversing the effects of a heroin overdose.