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Three hospitalized after Schenectady crash

Three hospitalized after Schenectady crash


Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections

Southwest Airlines sought more time for engine inspections


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Albany's Lark Street enjoying retail renaissance

Suspect in violent Glens Falls assault turns himself in

Investors hope General Electric's first-quarter earnings show rebound

Large cheese company to open Glenville manufacturing facility

GOP slams Cuomo for restoring parolee voting

Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

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NY official: Trump pardons can't be shield for state charges

New York's attorney general says an unintended loophole in state law could allow criminal defendants pardoned by President Donald Trump to argue that they can't be charged at the state level.


Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."


Town of Mayfield highway superintendent charged with stealing materials for personal use

Troopers say the town of Mayfield highway superintendent used his position to steal 10 tons of stone for his own driveway.


2 black men arrested at Starbucks get an apology from police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rashon Nelson initially brushed it off when the Starbucks manager told him he couldn't use the restroom because he wasn't a paying customer.


Free food for thought: Campus food pantries proliferate

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Free food pantries are becoming nearly as common as the campus bookstore at a growing number of colleges.


Prolonged cold means changes for some businesses

If you're ready for spring, you're certainly not alone. Some local businesses have had to make some changes because of this long stretch of cold weather.


Sportsmen's clubs, dealers sue over new Vermont gun restrictions

The Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, several gun dealers and a state rifle and pistol association have filed a lawsuit over Vermont's new gun law that bans high-capacity magazines.


Power restored to those hit by Puerto Rico blackout

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's power company said Thursday that it has restored electricity to all customers affected by an island-wide blackout that was caused by an excavator hitting a transmission line, but tens of thousands of families still remain without normal service seven months after hurricanes Maria and Irma.


Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe ' bromance'

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe courted the new American president with a golden driver not long after Donald Trump won the White House. He's met with the billionaire businessman more than any other world leader, and he is Trump's second-most frequent caller.


Out-of-state drivers owe Massachusetts $15M in unpaid tolls

The state is owed more than $15 million by out-of-state drivers who used the Massachusetts Turnpike without E-ZPass transponders, and much of it will likely never be collected.


House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) - A bitterly-divided House panel Wednesday approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy.


Teens sentenced for Mechanicville murder

Two teenagers have been sentenced in a Mechanicville murder. Joseph Brosko got 18 years to life and Nikolai Mavashev got 20 years to life in connection with the death of 19-year-old David Feliciano. Both men previously pleaded guilty.


Ballston residents reject sewer project proposal

UPDATED: People in the Town of Ballston overwhelmingly rejected a proposed sewer project.


Man sentenced in Moreau crash that killed teen

Christopher Miranda was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison Wednesday, after pleading guilty to manslaughter, vehicular assault and aggravated DWI.


Southwest Airlines death leaves Capital Region fliers weary

Southwest Airlines accounts for nearly half of the flights passengers take in and out of Albany International Airport.


Man recovering after Albany shooting

A man in Albany is recovering after being shot in the leg.


Prosecutors: Cohen raid materials to be shared by May 11

NEW YORK (AP) - Federal prosecutors said Wednesday that they can give President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, copies of most of the materials seized from him by the FBI by May 11.


Man sought in connection with Glens Falls assault

Police in Glens Falls say a man is fighting for his life after being attacked over the weekend.  They're looking for your help finding the man responsible.


Glenville man accused of trying to solicit teen for sex

A Glenville man is under arrest, charged with trying to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old girl, for sex.


Glenmont man charged following crash

A Glenmont man has been charged following a crash on Tuesday afternoon.


Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92

HOUSTON (AP) - Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.


Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."


Gov. Cuomo orders voting rights restored for all parolees

New York state is restoring the voting rights of 35,000 parolees under an executive order from Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.


Community leaders honored by PAL

Albany's Police Athletic League holds its 4th Annual Breakfast of Champions


Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday after an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line, officials said, as the U.S. territory struggles to repair an increasingly unstable power grid nearly seven months after Hurricane Maria.


Syracuse woman accused of smuggling drugs into Fulton County prison using underwear

A 33-year-old Syracuse woman is accused of smuggling drugs into a Fulton County prison in her underwear.


Warren County couple charged in business fraud scheme

A Warren County couple is charged in what authorities call a massive business fraud scheme.


Women and Children's Addiction Treatment Residence opens in Albany

A new residential addiction treatment facility in Albany will start accepting residents Wednesday.


Starbucks protests in Philadelphia over arrest of two black men

Philadelphia police release the 911 call that a Starbucks manager made, reporting two men who refused to make a purchase or leave.
The two black men were arrested, held for eight hours and later let go without any charges filed against them. The incident has ignited protests in the city leaving some saying, racism is still a pervasive problem in our country.


Inspector suspended after video about military flag confrontation goes viral

A code enforcement officer and her supervisor have been suspended following a confrontation with a veteran after she issued a Florida business a warning about flying military flags.


Liquidation firms win bid for The Bon-Ton Stores

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Bon-Ton Stores, which operates 260 department stores in the U.S., is expected to go out of business after two liquidation firms became the highest bidders at an auction for the bankrupt company's assets Tuesday.


Trump, Abe fail to agree on US tariff exemption for Japan

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday they had failed to reach a deal that would exempt Japan from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, as Abe had wanted.


Regulators to require inspections after jet engine explosion

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — U.S. airline regulators said Wednesday they will order inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off and triggered a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines jet.


Brain Injury Association of New York state holding art show

Some special artwork is now on display at the Empire State Plaza.


NY Assembly renews push for early voting, easy registration

Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly have again passed bills intended to make it easier for voters to participate in elections.


Cuomo tax returns show $55K in taxes, $11K in donations

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has released his tax returns for last year showing a combined federal and state tax bill of nearly $55,000.


Camping newbies can get free sites at New York campgrounds

A first-time camper program at New York parks is being expanded this year after the success of last year's pilot program.


Vermont Senate to vote on gender-free restroom bill

Vermont lawmakers are one step closer to passing a bill that would make single-occupancy bathrooms gender neutral.


Scott: Chemical bill would harm Vermont businesses

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he vetoed a bill that would give the state more power to regulate children's products containing unsafe chemicals because it harms businesses.


Scammers posing as IRS representatives target victims on tax day

Two different versions of the scam phone calls were sent to us but both had similar messages. The alleged representatives claim the person they are calling has committed tax fraud, owes money and police officers will make arrest.


Operator of Bolton Wastewater Treatment Plant accused of manipulating water tests

According to court papers, Thomas French lied on the reports filed in the spring of 2017. He is also charged with tampering with water samples and manipulating the results last May.


Hinsdale man arraigned in ex-girlfriend's murder

The Hinsdale man accused of killing his estranged ex-girlfriend is arraigned on murder charges.


Rock and Wrap it Up looks to reduce food waste in Capital Region

Americans throw a whopping 40 percent of their food into the garbage. 


High winds flip tractor trailer in Columbia County

High winds caused a freightliner tractor trailer to flip over on State Route 22 in Copake on Monday. The tractor then went down an embankment.


IRS gives taxpayers extra day to file after website issues

Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day.


Columbia County deals with power outages and wind damage

About 2,000 resident in Columbia County as NYSEG and National Grid crews try to clean up damage from yesterday's high winds. 


Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers.


Jet with engine, window damage makes emergency landing

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Southwest Airlines jet with a damaged engine and broken window made an emergency landing at Philadelphia's airport Tuesday, and one passenger was critically injured. A former federal investigator theorized the plane blew an engine and the shrapnel hit the aircraft.


Police: Undercover operation catches man trying to meet young teen for sex in Latham

A 56-year-old man is behind bars, accused of trying to have sex with a girl he thought was 13 years old.


Trump says US and NKorea talking at 'extremely high levels'

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday that the U.S. and North Korea are holding direct talks at "extremely high levels" in preparation for a potential summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.


High court worries about abandoning online sales tax rule

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sounded concerned Tuesday about doing away with a rule that has meant shoppers don't always get charged sales tax when they hit "checkout" online.


Schenectady County man accused of assaulting 2-month-old son

A Schenectady County man is accused of assaulting his 2-month-old son. Police in Rotterdam arrested 21-year-old Tristan Tinney after his infant son was brought to Albany Medical Center with a brain injury and fractured ribs.


Colonie gas station robbery under investigation

Colonie police are looking for two suspects in connection with an armed robbery. Police say it happened at the Mobil on the corner of Fuller Road and Central Avenue.


Suspect sought in Troy grocery store break-in

Troy police are looking for your help to figure out who broke into a grocery store to steal some cartons of cigarettes. It happened Saturday morning around 4 a.m. at Mid Town Grocery on Congress Street.


Albany convenience store robbed

Albany police are investigating a hold-up at a store on North Allen Street.


Bill Cosby's graphic testimony could undercut his defense

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's own words from 2005 might have undercut his defense on sexual-assault charges.


Poll finds Cuomo with big lead over Democratic primary challenger

A new Siena poll out shows Governor Cuomo has a big lead over primary challenger Cynthia Nixon.


Man accused of pulling fire alarm, punching hole in wall at police station

Police say a man pulled the fire alarm at the state police station in Queensbury and knocked a hole in the wall.


Bat key to tequila trade gets off US endangered species list

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Wildlife managers in the American Southwest say a once-rare bat important to the pollination of plants used to produce tequila has made a comeback and is being removed from the U.S. endangered species list.


The Latest: Syrian TV: False alarm set off air defenses

The Latest: Syrian TV: False alarm set off air defenses


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Tractor trailer slides off icy roads in Guilderland

Tractor trailer slides off icy roads in Guilderland

Schenectady makes major changes to Code Enforcement Bureau

Schenectady makes major changes to Code Enforcement Bureau

Tax deadline is Tuesday

Tax deadline is Tuesday

Frustrated Capital Region: 'Will spring ever sprung?'

Frustrated Capital Region: 'Will spring ever sprung?'

Wacky weather throws off winter budget for local governments

Wacky weather throws off winter budget for local governments

Sen. Schumer weighs-in on Syria during Glenville visit

Sen. Schumer weighs-in on Syria during Glenville visit

Protests follow Philadelphia Starbucks arrests

Protests follow Philadelphia Starbucks arrests

Thousands of Google Play kids apps found to be taking data without parent consent

Thousands of Google Play kids apps found to be taking data without parent consent

Albany International Airport helping other flights in storm

Albany International Airport helping other flights in storm

Clifton Park man admits to killing dog, tossing it in dumpster

This is a picture of a dog like the one that was killed -- but not the actual dog.

Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

Stormy Daniels

New York extends call center hours as tax deadline looms

New York extends call center hours as tax deadline looms

Jury selection begins in Silver corruption re-trial

Jury selection begins in Silver corruption re-trial

Clifton Park man admits to distributing child pornography

Clifton Park man admits to distributing child pornography

Linden wins Boston Marathon, 1st US woman since '85

Desiree Linden

Greenwich man charged with burglary

Greenwich man charged with burglary

Schoharie County teen charged with threatening comments about gun violence

Schoharie County teen charged with threatening comments about gun violence

Cuomo: Number of NY registered organ donors tops 5 million

Cuomo: Number of NY registered organ donors tops 5 million

Hundreds support Capital Region teen battling terminal cancer

Hundreds support Capital Region teen battling terminal cancer

Albany seeks input in naming new police chief

Albany seeks input in naming new police chief

Siena Research Institute survey sheds light on opioid crisis

Siena Research Institute survey sheds light on opioid crisis

Comey: 'Possible' that Russians have leverage over Trump

Comey: 'Possible' that Russians have leverage over Trump

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

Nine Pin Ciderworks hosts planting party in Albany

Nine Pin Ciderworks hosts planting party in Albany

Autopsy results released in Hinsdale death

Autopsy results released in Hinsdale death

Dog dies in Stillwater fire

Dog dies in Stillwater fire

Assemblymember Frank Skartados passes away

Assembylman Frank Skartados

Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

Spokesman: Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

Construction on Route 9 in Bennington to resume

Construction on Route 9 in Bennington to resume

NY state comptroller says he's stopped $24M in tax refunds

New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

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