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.
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."
Troopers say the town of Mayfield highway superintendent used his position to steal 10 tons of stone for his own driveway.
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.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Free food pantries are becoming nearly as common as the campus bookstore at a growing number of colleges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
UPDATED: People in the Town of Ballston overwhelmingly rejected a proposed sewer project.
Christopher Miranda was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison Wednesday, after pleading guilty to manslaughter, vehicular assault and aggravated DWI.
Southwest Airlines accounts for nearly half of the flights passengers take in and out of Albany International Airport.
A man in Albany is recovering after being shot in the leg.
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.
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.
A Glenville man is under arrest, charged with trying to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old girl, for sex.
A Glenmont man has been charged following a crash on Tuesday afternoon.
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.
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."
New York state is restoring the voting rights of 35,000 parolees under an executive order from Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Albany's Police Athletic League holds its 4th Annual Breakfast of Champions
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.
A 33-year-old Syracuse woman is accused of smuggling drugs into a Fulton County prison in her underwear.
A Warren County couple is charged in what authorities call a massive business fraud scheme.
A new residential addiction treatment facility in Albany will start accepting residents Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Some special artwork is now on display at the Empire State Plaza.
Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly have again passed bills intended to make it easier for voters to participate in elections.
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.
A first-time camper program at New York parks is being expanded this year after the success of last year's pilot program.
Vermont lawmakers are one step closer to passing a bill that would make single-occupancy bathrooms gender neutral.
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.
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.
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.
The Hinsdale man accused of killing his estranged ex-girlfriend is arraigned on murder charges.
Americans throw a whopping 40 percent of their food into the garbage.
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.
Americans are getting an extra day to file their taxes after key elements of the IRS website crashed on deadline day.
About 2,000 resident in Columbia County as NYSEG and National Grid crews try to clean up damage from yesterday's high winds.
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.
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.
A 56-year-old man is behind bars, accused of trying to have sex with a girl he thought was 13 years old.
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.
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.
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 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.
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 police are investigating a hold-up at a store on North Allen Street.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's own words from 2005 might have undercut his defense on sexual-assault charges.
A new Siena poll out shows Governor Cuomo has a big lead over primary challenger Cynthia Nixon.
Police say a man pulled the fire alarm at the state police station in Queensbury and knocked a hole in the wall.
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.
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