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Niskayuna School District holds safety debriefing after lockdown

Niskayuna School District holds safety debriefing after lockdown


11-year-old girl lobbies for medical marijuana

11-year-old girl lobbies for medical marijuana


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Push to suspend Greek-life at RPI has many people furious

Trump defiant despite rising outrage over border separations

Cuomo: State to sue feds over child separation policy

Independent gubernatorial candidate speaks at state Capitol

Albany officials discussing plans to deal with city violence

Judge denies youthful offender status for Clifton Park teen accused of sex crimes

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Former Stillwater mayor sentenced for downloading child pornography

In April, he pleaded guilty to five counts of possession of child porn.


Man admits to role in threat that mentioned Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central Schools

A man from Ballston Lake pleaded guilty to attempting to make a terroristic threat.


Albany cop arrested again

An Albany police officer has been charged with violating an order of protection for the second time in a year.


General Electric being removed from Dow Jones industrial average after 100+ years

General Electric will be dropped from the Dow Jones industrial average next week, ending the industrial conglomerate's more than 100-year run in the 30-company blue chip index.


Student arrested in connection with lockdown at Niskayuna middle school

A student has been arrested in connection with a lockdown at Van Antwerp Middle School in Niskayuna earlier this month.


Soul Fire Farm shows solidarity through produce

A Rensselaer County farm is working to make sure some of the Capital District's most recent refugees have access to fresh produce.     


Bear sighting prompts middle school lockout in Guilderland

Students were kept inside Tuesday afternoon at Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland after a bear was spotted in the area.


Cleanup continues for areas hardest hit by Monday's storms

Crews were continuing to clean up in parts of the Capital Region affected by Monday's storms.


Protesters demand an end to monetary bail

Protestors will be outside the Albany County Judicial Center on Lodge Street Tuesday evening to demand an end to monetary bail.


K9 helps police nab Moreau burglary suspect

It was a rude homecoming for a woman in Moreau Monday. She says she arrived home to find items stolen and the sound of someone quickly running away.


Lawmakers allocate money to expand opioid treatment in jails

After opioid treatment programs showed promise in the Schenectady and Albany County jails, Senate Republicans are highlighting plans to expand the program across the state.


Two people killed in Schoharie County crash

Two people have died in a Schoharie County crash. Police say a 16-year-old from Fort Plain was heading southbound on Route 145 in the town of Seward Monday afternoon when he crossed the median, went off the road and hit trees head-on.


Corruption retrial begins for ex-New York Senate leader, son

A retrial has begun for ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son on corruption charges.


Dow posts 6th loss in row on trade spat; small cos. rally

NEW YORK (AP) — Big industrial and technology companies skidded Tuesday as the trade dispute between the U.S. and China threatened to come to a boil. Smaller companies less focused on overseas trade fared better, as did dividend-paying stocks.


Amazon could be tenant of proposed Schodack distribution center

Amazon could be setting up a distribution center in the Town of Schodack. A public hearing about the proposed center was held Monday night. 


New airline coming to Albany International Airport

A new travel option is taking off at Albany International Airport this fall. Frontier Airlines will be joining the growing list of airlines serving the Capital Region.


911 service restored in Colonie

Colonie Police say all emergency and non-emergency lines are now restored. 


New York state plans to pay $24 million for tick-borne disease research

New York state plans to pay a pharmaceutical company up to $24 million as it researches tick-borne diseases like Lyme disease.


Two school districts holding re-votes after budget failed

Voters in Fort Edward and Johnstown school districts will vote again Tuesday on school budgets.


Troy city pools sit empty for another summer

Staying cool is going to be a challenge once again for people in Troy. That's because for another summer, they will not have access to a city pool.


Temps go up as Capital Region tries cooling down

The Capital Region was spending Monday trying to keep cool on one of the hottest days so far this year.  The combined heat and humidity made it feel even hotter than the actual temperature. Young kids and the elderly were told to be extra careful.


Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space - though he may have limited power to develop a new military command.


Severe storms cause damage in Capital Region

The extreme heat and humidity fueled thunderstorms on Monday. As of Monday evening, there were reports of trees and wires down in Saratoga, Rensselaer, Bennington and Washington counties.


NY health department to call for marijuana legalization

Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said Monday in Brooklyn that officials examined the pros and cons of legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana and determined the benefits of legalization outweighed the negatives.


Suspect arrested in Hudson murder

Hudson police have found the man they were looking for in connection with the deadly shooting of 19-year-old Inderly InStinfil, Sunday night.


Unapologetic Trump digs in on immigration despite outrage

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unapologetic President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the U.S. "will not be a migrant camp" on his watch.


Strong quake near Osaka, Japan, kills 4, knocks over walls

TOKYO (AP) - Residents in western Japan were cleaning up debris Monday evening after a powerful earthquake hit the area around Osaka, the country's second-largest city, killing four people and injuring hundreds while knocking over walls and setting off fires.


TSA discusses travel reminders during busy summer season

The summer travel season is expected to be one of the busiest on record at Albany International Airport.


Former Syracuse mayor is running for NY governor

A former top official in the New York Democratic Party is kicking off an independent run for governor.


Corruption trial begins in Buffalo Billion case

Defense lawyers told jurors at the start of a New York trial that they'll discover prosecutors were wrong to say a university president conspired with construction company executives to rig bids for upstate projects.


Court blocks 'millionaire tax' question from Massachusetts ballot

Massachusetts' highest court has struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from going before state voters in November.


Authorities: Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida

Authorities say troubled rapper-singer XXXtentacion has been fatally shot in Florida.


Police: Drunk woman asleep at the wheel in Montgomery County

State police say they found a drunk woman asleep at the wheel in Montgomery County.


Man accused of stealing truck from fire department in Albany

An Albany man is under arrest accused of stealing a truck from the fire department.


Former Eagleton School employee appears in court to answer abuse charges

Another former employee at the Eagleton School in Great Barrington appeared in Berkshire Superior Court Monday.


Saratoga County crash kills motorcyclist

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says one person is dead after a head-on collision on Route 67.


Albany stabbing victim passes away

A 22-year-old Albany man has died after a recent stabbing.


Albany man accused of crashing dirt bike into police car

An Albany man is under arrest after police say he hit a police officer and his patrol car with his dirt bike.


Colonie World War II vet turns 100 years old

A World War II veteran celebrated a big milestone on Sunday. Colonie resident John McCoy turned 100 years old.


NY Assembly OKs universal health care; bill halted in Senate

The New York state Assembly has again endorsed a single-payer universal health care system.


Sequel to trial that snagged ex-NY governor's aide begins

A former president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute and several construction company executives are set for trial Monday on corruption charges stemming from their alleged rigging of bids in an upstate development plan known as the Buffalo Billion.


Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

Shooting broke out at an all-night art festival in Trenton, New Jersey, early Sunday, sending people stampeding from the scene and leaving one suspect dead and 20 people injured, a local prosecutor said.


Hudson Police look for armed and dangerous man after in 19-year-old murdered

Hudson Police are searching for a person of interest, Mohammed H. Morshed, after a 19-year-old was shot and killed in Hudson just before 8:30 p.m. last night.


Zuckerman urges Vermont residents to call lawmakers about veto

Vermont Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman is urging constituents to contact lawmakers and urge them to override Republican Gov. Phil Scott's veto of the state budget.


Niskayuna man charged with identity theft

A Niskayuna man has been charged with identity theft.


Union College holds 224th commencement ceremony

Union College held its 224th commencement ceremony on Sunday.


Fort Orange Brewing celebrates Father's Day

Fort Orange Brewing on North Pearl Street celebrated Father’s Day on Sunday.


Rising temperatures leaves many concerned for safety

Rising temperatures can be deadly for children, pets and the elderly. Safety is the minds of many as locals prepare.


Trump adviser says 'nobody likes' family separation policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House adviser on Sunday distanced the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the administration put in place and could easily end a policy that has led to a spike in cases of split and distraught families.


Giuliani says Trump could issue pardons after Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Sunday the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller's work wraps up, if he believed they were treated "unfairly."


Helicopter delivers roofing material for Corning Tower

A helicopter was used to bring roofing materials to the top of Albany's 44-story Corning Tower on Sunday.


Washington Park holds Dad Fest and Classic Car Show

The city of Albany celebrated Father's Day with its annual Dad Fest in Washington Park.


Fire causes LifeNet to transport victim

LifeNet 7-1 landed at RPI's baseball field at around 1:00 p.m. after a fire was reported Sunday. 


Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says his deal with North Korea's Kim Jong Un will save tens of millions of people from a potential nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board.


Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

NEW YORK (AP) — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November.


Sailors remembered at USS Slater

 Sailors that were killed in World War II, Korea, Vietnam and during the Cold War years were honored Saturday at the USS Slater.


Father's Day barbeque continues year after fatal Albany shooting

Tomorrow marks a tragic anniversary. A traditional Father's Day picnic in Albany's South End turned deadly on Father’s Day 2017.


Averill Park man accused of breaking into Capital Region businesses

New York State Police say an Averill Park man has been arrested for breaking into three local businesses.


Albany police investigating apparent shooting

Albany police are investigating what they believe is a shooting.


Special Olympics underway at Siena College

The Special Olympics are underway at Siena College this weekend.


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Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail construction to continue

Helderberg-Hudson Rail Trail construction to continue

Local lawmaker proposes a bill to find a cure for Lyme disease

Local lawmaker proposes a bill to find a cure for Lyme disease

Largemouth and smallmouth bass season opens Saturday

Largemouth and smallmouth bass season opens Saturday

Bill aims to protect licenses of student loan borrowers

Bill aims to protect licenses of student loan borrowers

Thousands attend annual Troy River Fest

Thousands attend annual Troy River Fest

Passing officer saves victim in fiery East Greenbush crash

Passing officer saves victim in fiery East Greenbush crash

Funeral held for trooper who died from 9/11-related illness

Funeral held for trooper who died from 9/11-related illness

Special Olympics Summer Games coming to the Capital Region

Special Olympics Summer Games coming to the Capital Region

Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

Speaker: Sports gambling unlikely to pass in NY this year

President Trump's former campaign chairman going to jail

President Trump's former campaign chairman going to jail

Stopping summer slide: tips to keep your kids sharp for September

Stopping summer slide: tips to keep your kids sharp for September

Brewing process can begin in your backyard

Brewing process can begin in your backyard

Glens Falls man getting back class ring he lost in 1974 London

Glens Falls man getting back class ring he lost in 1974 London

Computer keeping lines of communication open for ALS patients

Computer keeping lines of communication open for ALS patients

Firecracker blamed in fire at two Albany homes

Firecracker blamed in fire at two Albany homes

Berkshire Med reaches tentative agreement with nurses

Berkshire Med reaches tentative agreement with nurses

Albany County pharmacies to stop selling tobacco products

Albany County pharmacies to stop selling tobacco products

New York Assembly passes sexual assault victims' bill of rights

New York Assembly passes sexual assault victims' bill of rights

Suspected Saratoga Springs bank robber already behind bars

Suspected Saratoga Springs bank robber already behind bars

Averill Park man charged with stealing safe from Saratoga Springs restaurant

Averill Park man charged with stealing safe from Saratoga Springs restaurant

Niskayuna high schoolers put a STEM twist on problem-solving

Niskayuna high schoolers put a STEM twist on problem-solving

Sharon Springs man accused of trying to meet teen for sex

Sharon Springs man accused of trying to meet teen for sex

Job fair being held for Saratoga Race Course

Job fair being held for Saratoga Race Course

9 folks taken to hospital after coaster accident

9 folks taken to hospital after coaster accident

Addiction recovery center in Valatie helping save lives

Addiction recovery center in Valatie helping save lives

Schenectady bike theft victim gets a new ride

Schenectady bike theft victim gets a new ride

Vermont Gov to decide by end of day whether to veto budget bill

Vermont Gov to decide by end of day whether to veto budget bill

Patience, hard work a virtue for Albany Empire backup quarterback

Patience, hard work a virtue for Albany Empire backup quarterback

State-federal clash may cause hundreds to lose gun licenses in Massachusetts

State-federal clash may cause hundreds to lose gun licenses in Massachusetts

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