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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman

Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in prison


Lanes closed on parts of Northway due to fatal tractor-trailer accident

Lanes closed on parts of Northway due to fatal tractor-trailer accident


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Portion of Delaware Avenue closed after car slams into home

Fire rages through Gloversville home

Police: five charged after distracting officers and stealing gun evidence

Autopsy scheduled for body found in Berkshire County

Gov. Cuomo raises NY state smoking age from 18 to 21

Albany County lawmakers will tour new preschool

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Former New York State prison investigator faces criminal charges

A former New York State Prison Investigator is facing criminal charges.     


Capital Region Girl Scouts to attend STEM camp

Some Girls Scouts in the Capital Region are going to STEM camp on Wednesday.    


Vernon rejects appeal for Woodstock 50 permit

The town of Vernon has rejected the appeal of its denial of a permit to hold the Woodstock 50 Music Festival. 


Troy resumes Sanctuary City discussions

Residents in Troy continue to discuss whether or not they want to become a Sanctuary City. The first of three public hearings was held Tuesday night on a local law that would prohibit Troy from ever becoming a Sanctuary City.


Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York

New York sports fans may now bet for the Yankees - or the Mets - closer to home after the state joined the growing list of states allowing sports wagers.


California officers reunite 250-pound tortoise with owners

A 250-pound tortoise that wandered away from its home has been rescued after California Highway Patrol officers found it on the side of a road.


House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "a racist bone in my body."


Overgrown cemetery angers Albany neighbors

Neighbors of the Evangelical Protestant Church Cemetery in Albany are angered and upset after the new property owner neglected the burial ground.


Cat found with apparent chemical burns is going to be okay

A cat found with apparent chemical burns in Clifton Park is going to be okay.


Bank robber sought in Watervliet

Police in Watervliet are investigating a bank robbery.


Whitehall boy diagnosed with brain cancer meets football star Rob Gronkowski

John Hoague-Rivette, the 10-year-old honors student diagnosed with brain cancer got an amazing surprise Monday. 


Trio of Albany shootings under investigation

Police in Albany are investigating three separate shootings - all of them happening within a half-mile of each other.


Schenectady County GOP, Jim Buhrmaster dies at 73

Jim Buhrmaster died Tuesday morning at the age of 73 after a long illness. 


With 'Prime' deals running out, what should you buy now?

It's prime time to spend online. We're in the midst of Amazon's second Prime Day and the deals seem to be pretty sweet, but how do you know if it's the best price you'll see all year?


Remains found in Peru Massachusetts

Massachusetts State Police are trying to identify a woman's body found Tuesday morning. 


Experiment RPI professor helped create heads to space

It's exciting news for RPI. An RPI-led experiment is headed to the International Space Station. It could help researchers learn more about Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, and diabetes.


State Education Department names new Acting Education Commissioner

The State Education Department has named a new leader after Commissioner MaryEllen Elia leaves her post.


Police officer in 'I can't breathe' death won't be charged

Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that they won't bring criminal charges against a white New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a black man whose dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying cry as the nation confronted a long history of police brutality.


Saratoga Springs residents push for another vote to change government

It appears residents of Saratoga Springs will have another chance to vote on changing their form of government.


North Greenbush resident apologizes for explosion that frightened neighborhood

North Greenbush police are investigating reports of an explosion.


Legislation to crack down on illegal dirtbikes and ATVs

Albany Councilman Richard Conti introduced a resolution Monday night that could help crack down on the use of illegal dirt bikes and ATVs in the City of Albany.


St. Johnsville man allegedly threatens woman and family with knife

A St. Johnsville man allegedly threatened a woman and her family with a knife.


Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad 50 years later

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.


McCoy unveils pilot program to reduce suicides in juvenile offenders

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will announce a plan to address young people committing suicide on Tuesday.


Troy police give out scholarships for students pursuing law enforcement

Three Capital Region students are off to college this fall, with a special hand from police in Troy.     


New Saratoga store sells only CBD products

A new store just opened up in Saratoga that only sells CBD products.   


Police are investigating Albany bank robbery

Police in Albany are looking for a bank robber.    


Saratoga Race Course will hold bilingual mass

SARATOGA SPRINGS- Bishop Edward Scharfenberger will hold a special mass on Tuesday.      


Lawsuit filed against Massachusetts casino for allegedly cheating gamblers

A class action lawsuit in Massachusetts is accusing Encore Boston Harbor of cheating gamblers out of their winnings.        


NY state education commissioner to resign

New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia is resigning.


Teen allegedly killed by man she met on Instagram, photos of her body circulated online

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in New York was killed by a man she'd met on Instagram, who then posted photos of her corpse online.


CDPHP and Ellis Hospital team up to help patients

One of the last things you want to deal with when leaving the hospital is figuring out how what your insurance covers. CDPHP and Ellis Medicine are teaming up to try to prevent the headaches that can come from that.  


Pittsfield police officer joins children at the splash pad

Children in Pittsfield received a surprise when a police officer joined them at the splash pad.


U.S. Navy Band set to perform in Scotia

The U.S. Navy is coming to Scotia next month.    


Schenectady's Tough Travelers honored at White House

President Trump hosted the annual Made in America showcase at the White House on Monday.    


Troy continues to develop Monument Square

The city of Troy will try again to develop One Monument Square, where city hall once stood.  


Abandoned cat found with apparent chemical burns in Clifton Park

State police are investigating a case where an injured cat was found abandoned in Clifton Park.


Trump digs in on racist tweets: 'Many people agree with me'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S. "right now," cementing his position as the most willing U.S. leader in generations to stoke the discord that helped send him to the White House.


Stefanik, Tonko, Schumer, Gillibrand criticize Trump tweets

Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, is taking issue with a tweet from President Trump.


Names released in deadly Malta crash

The name of the person killed in a deadly, two-car crash in Malta on Sunday has been released.


Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans and Baton Rouge from catastrophic flooding, but even as it weakened and moved north through Arkansas, its trailing rain bands swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."


Pioneer for St. Clare’s Hospital pensioner committee passes away

Funeral services start on Wednesday for the woman, who lead in the fight to get promised pension money for former workers of Saint Clare's Hospital.    


Legal sports betting ready for NY state debut

Legal sports betting is expected to come to the Capital Region this week.


Former Governor Patterson pushes for NYC casino

Former Governor, David Paterson, is joining Las Vegas Sands as a senior vice president.    


Smoking and vaping bills scheduled for Massachusetts Statehouse hearing

More than a dozen smoking and vaping-related bills are the focus of hearing at the Massachusetts Statehouse.


Saratoga County man accused of shooting at home

Gunfire hit a Corinth home and now a man is facing charges.


Albany bank robbery under investigation

Police in Albany are investigating a bank robbery.


Firefighters investigate Berkshire County fire

A fire in the Berkshires is under investigation.    


Driver rescued after car plunges into Housatonic River

A woman is rescued from the Housatonic River in Dalton, Massachusetts after her car plunged into the water.    


66-year-old Glens Falls woman accused of drunken driving

A 66-year-old Glens Falls woman is accused of drunken driving.


Investigators: Albany man found with heroin and fentanyl in jail

An Albany man is allegedly found with heroin and fentanyl in jail.


Legos and lemons calculate into science careers of the future

Micro people learning about microchips during SUNY Poly's "Take Your Child to Work Day."


Boxing champ Pernell Whitaker dies; hit by car in Virginia

Former boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55.


Schenectady man sentenced for distributing heroin laced with fentanyl

A Schenectady man is sentenced for distributing heroin laced with fentanyl.


Red Cross aids one person after Queensbury apartment fire

QUEENSBURY- The Red Cross is helping out on Monday morning after a fire destroyed an apartment building.    


One woman dead after a three car accident in Latham

A fatal accident involving a cement truck and two cars is being investigated Saturday afternoon. Police say Alexandria Grimmick, 33, Watervliet, died just before 11:00 a.m. on Saturday. They say her east bound car, crossed over the double yellow and hit a cement truck driver causing a head-on collision.


Funeral services pending for former St. Clare's employee

Funeral services are pending for the woman many consider to be the pioneer for St. Clare’s Pensioners Movement.   


New York State expands laws against racial bias

New York State has expanded laws against racial bias to include hairstyles and hair texture.    


Vermont will host Hate-Free forum

The Vermont State Attorney General is going to be hosting a Hate-Free Vermont forum in Rutland.    


Vermont unveils two new programs for veterans

BENNINGTON- Two new programs will try to will help residents of the Vermont Veterans' Home in Bennington feel like they're not forgotten.    


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Vermont working to clear new trail along Hoosic River

Vermont working to clear new trail along Hoosic River

Cyclists arrive in Albany after pedaling along Erie Canal

Cyclists arrive in Albany after pedaling along Erie Canal

Pittsfield will spray for mosquito control

Pittsfield will spray for mosquito control

Massachusetts debates smoking and vaping related legislation

Massachusetts debates smoking and vaping related legislation

Massachusetts lawmakers set to discuss recalled cars bill

Massachusetts lawmakers set to discuss recalled cars bill

Opening weekend at Saratoga Race Course is in the books

Opening weekend at Saratoga Race Course is in the books

The first weekend at the Saratoga Race Course is in the books.    

Trump defends border detention camps

Trump defends border detention camps

Protesters in Saratoga express concerns after Fight Night dies

Protesters in Saratoga express concerns after Fight Night dies

Consumer Reports pushes back against hidden fees

Consumer Reports pushes back against hidden fees

Amazon kicks off Prime Day sale

Amazon kicks off Prime Day sale

Saratoga Race Course celebrates annual Hat Contest

Saratoga Race Course celebrates annual Hat Contest

Reactions pour in after Trump targets group of congresswomen in tweet

Reactions pour in after Trump targets group of congresswomen in tweet

De Blasio: crackdown on immigrants already underway in New York City

De Blasio: crackdown on immigrants already underway in New York City

Operation Wedding Gown

Operation Wedding Gown

Big Y soon eliminating plastic bags

Big Y soon eliminating plastic bags

Unique cosplays seen at the Electric City Comic Con

Unique cosplays seen at the Electric City Comic Con

Smell that? Troy welcomes 12th Annual Pig Out

Smell that? Troy welcomes 12th Annual Pig Out

MVP Kids Day attracts large crowd

MVP Kids Day attracts large crowd

Crews take down house fire in Gloversville

Crews take down house fire in Gloversville

Cooling stations open for the weekend in Troy

Cooling stations open for the weekend in Troy

Police: man charged after falsely reporting incident

Police: man charged after falsely reporting incident

No lights, big city: Power outage KOs Broadway, Times Square

No lights, big city: Power outage KOs Broadway, Times Square

Two local men facing child pornography charges

Two local men facing child pornography charges

Nearly two hundred pounds of marijuana confiscated by State Police

Nearly two hundred pounds of marijuana confiscated by State Police

'It's powerful': Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

Alan Dot Richardson

Former New York Yankees star Mariano Rivera honored at Saratoga Race Course

Former New York Yankees star Mariano Rivera honored at Saratoga Race Course

Troy City Council agrees to waive pool fees

Troy City Council agrees to waive pool fees

Acosta exits; Trump's big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

Donald Trump, Alex Acosta

Police identify Cobleskill shooting victim

Police identify Cobleskill shooting victim

Closing the tech gender and diversity gap through coding

Closing the tech gender and diversity gap through coding

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