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35 killed, soldier missing as Gaza truce unravels 8/1/2014 1:46 pm UTC
A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in and around the southern town of Rafah, with 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling and the military saying one of its soldiers
Chaotic finish for Mass. state legislature session 8/1/2014 1:39 pm UTC
Massachusetts state legislature has ended a chaotic finish to its 2014 session early Friday morning. Among bills sent to Governor Deval Patrick in the closing minutes is a major overhaul of the sta
NY applications open for $20M land bank funding 8/1/2014 1:33 pm UTC
The New York Attorney General's Office says it will take applications to help Land Banks restore abandoned properties with up to $20 million.
Stewart's robbed in Troy 8/1/2014 1:13 pm UTC
Police are looking for the suspect accused of robbing the Stewart’s Shop on 5th Avenue in Troy.
Cuomo expected to sign DWI felon bill 8/1/2014 12:49 pm UTC
Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign a bill into law turning repeat drunken drivers into felons.
Three people come forward as woman seeks kidney donor with billboard 8/1/2014 11:50 am UTC
An Albany woman, who used a billboard to ask for a kidney, says her idea is working.
County officials to discuss Stop DWI program 8/1/2014 11:42 am UTC
 Albany County officials will discuss efforts to curb drugged and drunk driving.
Albany Co. Sheriff to discuss heroin seizure 8/1/2014 11:39 am UTC
Following a recent bust, the Albany County Sheriff's Office will discuss how they are combating heroin. 
State Police aim for safety during four day I-90/ 94 Challenge 8/1/2014 11:28 am UTC
The summer months are always busy travel months but State Police call August one of the deadliest months as they see the most car crashes and fatalities along the Thruway. 
Four day I-90/ 94 Challenge conducted by State Police to begin 8/1/2014 11:25 am UTC
The four day State Police I-90/94 Challenge is to begin Friday.
Storm Tracker Forecast 8/1/2014 11:07 am UTC
Here's the latest News 10 Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologists Steve Caporizzo, Steve Teeling, Tim Drawbridge, and Greg Pollak.
Cuomo expected to sign tougher drunken driving law 8/1/2014 7:10 am UTC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is expected to sign an amendment to New York's laws against drunken driving that would turn three DWI-related offenses within 15 years into a felony.
Albany set for another movie shoot 8/1/2014 4:39 am UTC
Albany will serve as a backdrop for yet another Hollywood movie. Syracuse.com reports the movie “Sweetwater” will be filmed in the capital city as well as in Central New York.
Cuomo's office hires defense attorney as corruption probe continues 8/1/2014 4:15 am UTC
A criminal defense attorney says he's been retained by the office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo as a federal prosecutor threatens to widen an investigation into the Democratic governor's handling o
Local protesters demand an end to Middle East bloodshed 8/1/2014 4:13 am UTC
After 24 days of fighting, more than 1,400 Palestinian and more than 50 Israeli deaths in Gaza, local demonstrators gathered in Albany Thursday to demand an end to the bloodshed.
ValleyCats game honors local heroes 8/1/2014 3:07 am UTC
Tri-City ValleyCats honored nine people in the community as heroes Thursday night.
Albany Police investigating incident on Lark Drive 8/1/2014 2:48 am UTC
Albany Police are investigating what they're calling a home invasion.
Teresian House fundraiser held 8/1/2014 2:41 am UTC
The Saratoga National played host to a fundraiser for the Teresian House Thursday night.
Fundraiser held for the Teresian House 8/1/2014 2:40 am UTC
A fundraiser for the Teresian House as held at the Saratoga National Thursday night.
Local heroes honored at ValleyCats game 8/1/2014 2:25 am UTC
Nine people in the community were honored as heroes at the Tri-City ValleyCats game Thursday night.
High school football teams begin preseason camps 8/1/2014 2:18 am UTC
UAlbany hosted on of the more competitive camps in the area with five teams involved.
Lark Drive incident ends peacefully 8/1/2014 1:38 am UTC
Albany police thought a home invasion occurred on Lark Drive Thursday afternoon.
Two arrested after babysitter reports drugs found 8/1/2014 1:35 am UTC
Police arrested two East Greenbush residents after the family babysitter turned in drugs that were found by a child.
Peaceful end to Lark Drive incident 8/1/2014 1:16 am UTC
Albany police had a portion of Lark Drive closed Thursday afternoon for what they thought was a home invasion.
Car sharing program comes to Capital Region 7/31/2014 11:27 pm UTC
A car sharing program is coming to the Capital Region thanks to a grant from the CDTA.
Police make arrest in animal cruelty case 7/31/2014 10:52 pm UTC
The Troy Police Department arrested a woman in connection to an animal cruelty case.
Police: Woman left dogs in hot car 7/31/2014 10:48 pm UTC
A Troy woman is accused of leaving two dogs locked in a hot car in the Hudson Valley Community College parking lot on Wednesday.
Not guilty plea for Coeymans Hollow man accused of killing mother 7/31/2014 10:27 pm UTC
An arraignment was held in Albany County Court Thursday for a Coeymans Hollow man accused of killing his mother.
Filly euthanized after injury at Saratoga 7/31/2014 10:26 pm UTC
A three-year-old filly scratched on Wednesday from the Saratoga Race Course was euthanized on Thursday.
Schenectady County Airport has groundbreaking 7/31/2014 10:23 pm UTC
As part of a $1.2 million project for Richmor Aviation, a groundbreaking was held Friday at the Schenectady County Airport.
Cuomo: speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy 7/31/2014 10:20 pm UTC
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's governor wants to speed up the implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law to help children with epilepsy get medication more quickly.
Corruption probe investigation continues 7/31/2014 10:19 pm UTC
It's been a week of scrutiny for Gov. Andrew Cuomo, perhaps the harshest since he took office more than three years ago after the New York Times reported he compromised the work of the Moreland Com
Bankruptcy judge accepts bid for NARH 7/31/2014 10:19 pm UTC
A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge has chosen to award the sale of North Adams Regional Hospital to the only bidder Thursday.?
Bid for NARH accepted by bankruptcy judge 7/31/2014 10:18 pm UTC
A sale of North Adams Regional Hospital was awarded to the only bidder Thursday by a U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge.
Capital Region gains car sharing program 7/31/2014 10:16 pm UTC
A grant from the CDTA has allowed for a car sharing program to come to the Capital Region.
Amsterdam hosts Hollywood 7/31/2014 9:49 pm UTC
The Carpet City is rolling out the red carpet for a film crew. "Kill for Me" likely won't open for more than a year, but even the filming is already drawing crowds.
Mother Nature destroys Malta man's new car 7/31/2014 9:11 pm UTC
Thursday's storms brought down trees in Malta and destroyed one man's brand new car. The storm hit just after 1 p.m., bringing hail, heavy rain and wind to the Luther Forest Park.
NY workers' comp charges produce big back bills 7/31/2014 8:55 pm UTC
Businesses that thought they had paid workers' compensation charges many years ago are being presented large bills for additional costs.
Schenectady releases dogs with history of attacks 7/31/2014 8:53 pm UTC
The city of Schenectady released and lost track of two dogs that previously fatally attacked a small dog.
Village of Salem to vote on dissolution 7/31/2014 7:58 pm UTC
A Washington County village is having a meeting to decide on its possible dissolution.
Lark Fest still looking for vendors 7/31/2014 7:44 pm UTC
Vendors who want to take part in the Capital Region's largest one day street fair still have a chance to get their applications in.
Man accused of killing wife, living with body, due in court Friday 7/31/2014 7:05 pm UTC
The Malta man accused of strangling his wife and living with her body for two days is due in court for arraignment on Friday.
Albany Police: Shooting appears to be part of ongoing dispute 7/31/2014 4:24 pm UTC
Police say the victim of Wednesday’s night shooting in Albany suffered non-life threatening injuries. They are investigating the incident that happened around 9:30 p.m. on Madison Avenue.
Alive at Five to be held at rain location 7/31/2014 4:11 pm UTC
Thursday’s Alive at Five has been moved because there could be some rain in the evening.
Cuomo: speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy 7/31/2014 4:07 pm UTC
New York's governor wants to speed up the implementation of the state's new medical marijuana law to help children with epilepsy get medication more quickly.
Coeymans Hollow man accused of killing mother enters not guilty plea 7/31/2014 4:03 pm UTC
A Coeymans Hollow man accused of killing his mother was arraigned on murder charges in Albany County Court Thursday.
Kingsbury woman arrested after over 10 pounds of pot found in her possession 7/31/2014 2:40 pm UTC
A 22-year-old Kingsbury woman faces a felony charge after 10 pounds of pot was found in her possession.
Albany Police investigate stabbing near Clinton and Quail 7/31/2014 1:41 pm UTC
Albany Police are investigating a stabbing Thursday at the cross streets of Clinton and Quail.
Postman’s vehicle stolen in Galway located in Schenectady 7/31/2014 1:31 pm UTC
A local postman says the car he used to deliver mail has been found after he reported it stolen earlier in the week.
Mohawk Hudson Humane Society unveils new play space 7/31/2014 1:03 pm UTC
Dogs at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society will have a new place to run outdoors, thanks to some young volunteers.
Albany Police investigate shooting near Madison Avenue 7/31/2014 12:52 pm UTC
Albany Police are investigating a shooting that injured one man Wednesday night.
Albany County kicks off smoking cessation initiative 7/31/2014 12:30 pm UTC
The smoking rate among adults in New York State has fallen to an all-time low over the past 10 years, although according to officials, the same does not hold true when it comes to those with mental
Benefit for Rensselaer fire victims cancelled 7/31/2014 12:19 pm UTC
Rensselaer Fest 2014 will be holding a benefit for the fire victims of 52 Walker Street, at The Rensselaer City Bazaar event.
Three train cars derailed in Selkirk 7/31/2014 2:30 am UTC
Three cars derailed at the CSX rail yard in Selkirk Wednesday night.
Male found shot in Albany 7/31/2014 2:26 am UTC
A man was found shot in Albany Wednesday night.
Board votes to keep Cohoes girls bball coach 7/31/2014 1:58 am UTC
A local basketball coach will get to keep his job of nearly three decades after a vote by the school board.
Wednesday's plea deal in David Cassidy DWI case adjourned 7/31/2014 1:54 am UTC
A former child star arrested for DWI in the Capital Region was expected to accept a plea deal Wednesday, but the Rensselaer County District Attorney's Office said that particular deal has been adjo
Fundraiser held to honor local vets who died in battle 7/31/2014 1:38 am UTC
Local veterans who gave their lives in more recent combat missions were remembered in a special way Wednesday.
Uncommon Scents hotline introduced 7/31/2014 1:30 am UTC
People who live near the Port of Albany and the city’s rail facilities have a new helpline to call when the smell becomes overwhelming.
Italian culture celebrated at Saratoga Race Course 7/30/2014 9:48 pm UTC
The International Heritage series continued at the Saratoga Race Course Wednesday by celebrating all things Italian.
Attorney General: Troy Officer arrested for obstructing drug investigation 7/30/2014 9:45 pm UTC
A Troy Police officer has been charged with intentionally obstructing a drug ring investigation, according to the New York Attorney General.
Ukrainian supporters protest Russian ballet at SPAC 7/30/2014 8:10 pm UTC
Amidst the fighting in Ukraine, Ukraine supporters protested Russia and President Valdimir Putin outside SPAC Tuesday.
Non-profit organization's COO indicted on 15 felony charges 7/30/2014 8:04 pm UTC
An executive tied to a Capital Region non-profit organization has been indicted on 15 felony counts.
NYSP kick off I-90 challenge 7/30/2014 8:03 pm UTC
New York State Police say the month of August has more fatal crashes than any other month of the year.
Draw for Grade 1 Whitney positions to take place Wednesday 7/30/2014 7:41 pm UTC
 The draw for post positions in one of the biggest races during the Saratoga Season will take place on Wednesday.
Movie shoot in Amsterdam underway with some dismay from officials 7/30/2014 7:13 pm UTC
A major movie is being filmed in the Capital Region, but the film’s dark story line will not feature Amsterdam in the best light, to the dismay of some city officials.
Body recovered after falling death from Kaaterskill Falls 7/30/2014 6:47 pm UTC
The State Department of Environmental Conservation has confirmed that a young woman fell to her death at Kaaterskill Falls this week.
Port of Albany public comment period extended through September 7/30/2014 6:41 pm UTC
The public comment period for the Global Companies permit to change what it does at the Port of Albany has been extended.
Senators seek to curb campus sexual assault 7/30/2014 6:35 pm UTC
Campus sexual assault victims are joining senators on Capitol Hill in announcing legislation designed to make colleges more accountable to rape victims.
Work resumes on Troy’s Riverfront Staircase after dangerous solvents were found 7/30/2014 6:14 pm UTC
Work on Troy’s Riverfront Staircase is back on after construction was halted when workers found dangerous solvents at the site.
Schenectady Police search for missing man 7/30/2014 6:04 pm UTC
 Schenectady Police say they are searching for a missing man who may be at risk.
Local kids help log one million active minutes during nationwide tour 7/30/2014 5:41 pm UTC
The Boys and Girls Club of Albany is playing host to the "Million Minutes in Motion Tour," which will log one million minutes of active exercise with kids around the country over the summer.      
Albany PAL holds fifth annual Summer Camp Olympics 7/30/2014 5:36 pm UTC
 Local kids are keeping busy thanks to the Albany PAL’s Summer Camp, but organizers say it is more than just fun and games.
Churchill Downs, Saratoga close to management deal 7/30/2014 3:23 pm UTC
Churchill Downs Inc. says it's finalizing a deal with the operators of the Saratoga Casino and Raceway to manage the upstate New York gambling facility and another in Colorado.
Helping Hands School receives funding for new playground 7/30/2014 3:20 pm UTC
The Helping Hands School in Clifton Park is getting a big check to help fund a new playground for more than 200 children with special needs. 
Man sentenced to prison for 2013 burglary 7/30/2014 1:46 pm UTC
 An Albany man has been sentenced to seven years in State Prison.
Man pleads guilty to DWAI charge 7/30/2014 1:43 pm UTC
A Cohoes man pleaded guilty to felony DWAI.
NYS investing in renewable energy projects 7/30/2014 12:48 pm UTC
The Empire State is getting a little greener.
DEC seek help for wild turkey sighting survey 7/30/2014 12:38 pm UTC
Some New York Environmental officials are looking for help counting wild turkeys during the summer.
CDTA to hold several meetings for new fare technology 7/30/2014 12:11 pm UTC
The CDTA wants to hear from their riders as part of the "New Fare Collection System".
Schumer pushes Pentagon on NY WWI hero's behalf 7/30/2014 10:34 am UTC
Sen. Charles Schumer has met with a top-ranking Pentagon official in an effort to get a Medal of Honor awarded to a World War I hero from Albany.
DEC warns of blooming, dangerous weed 7/30/2014 1:43 am UTC
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is warning New Yorkers of a dangerous, invasive plant that is currently in bloom.
Rensselaer Co. Jail unveils new Skype-like system for inmates 7/29/2014 10:26 pm UTC
Rensselaer County showed off a new system that will allow inmates in the county jail to visit with family, friends, and professionals remotely.
Musical headliners announced for upcoming festival 7/29/2014 9:16 pm UTC
The details for an upcoming music festival in Lake George were announced Tuesday.
Two teens arrested in connection to car robbery 7/29/2014 9:06 pm UTC
Albany police arrested two 17-year-olds in connection to a robbery.
Albany man arrested after two separate bank robberies 7/29/2014 8:57 pm UTC
The Albany Police Department has arrested a city man after two separate bank robberies.
Man wanted for stalking in Washington County 7/29/2014 8:19 pm UTC
The Cambridge-Greenwich Police Department is looking for a man who is wanted for Stalking.
One dead, one injured after Rensselaer apartment fire 7/29/2014 8:03 pm UTC
A Rensselaer woman is dead and another person is in the hospital after a devastating fire at a three story apartment.
Postman’s vehicle stolen in Galway 7/29/2014 7:55 pm UTC
A local postman says the car he used to deliver mail has been stolen.
Historic Albany Foundation unveils Albany’s oldest buildings 7/29/2014 7:00 pm UTC
The Historic Albany Foundation unveiled a new inventory of Albany’s oldest buildings on Tuesday.
Gloversville Police make arrest in connection with NYC armed robbery 7/29/2014 6:36 pm UTC
The Gloversville Police Department assisted the NYPD with an investigation in an armed robbery that took place in New York City.
Gloversville PD searching for missing 15-year old 7/29/2014 6:15 pm UTC
Gloversville Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teen.
Traffic stop in Princetown leads to arrest 7/29/2014 6:09 pm UTC
A traffic stop in Princetown lead to a controlled substance arrest.
Proposed law would require future Albany City workers to live in city 7/29/2014 5:41 pm UTC
A proposed law by a local councilman would require all future hires for Albany City employment to be city residents.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to visit local bookstore 7/29/2014 3:16 pm UTC
A wave of fans is expected to flood a Saratoga Springs bookstore Tuesday as they anxiously await the arrival of Hillary Clinton.
Albany standoff on Washington Ave. ends peacefully 7/29/2014 2:38 pm UTC
Albany police have closed a portion of Washington Avenue as they surround a home.
Family movie nights return to Schenectady County 7/29/2014 2:02 pm UTC
The return of Schenectady County Family Movie Nights was announced by Cathy Gatta on Tuesday.
Man detained after incident at Gloversville grocery store 7/29/2014 1:31 pm UTC
 Gloversville Police say they detained a man for a Mental Health Law violation on Monday after an incident at a grocery store. 
Over 100 cats adopted during Feline Fest, over 200 still looking for homes 7/29/2014 12:32 pm UTC
 A local humane society has announced that more than 100 cats and kittens found new homes during their annual Feline Fest.
Schenectady Police arrest man for assaulting woman, setting fire to home 7/29/2014 12:07 pm UTC
 Police have arrested a man in connection to a stabbing and fire that happened on Monday in the Electric City.

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