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Albany NY Mashup

Eight-Year-Old Saves Family in Fire 4/17/2014 12:05 am UTC
Company to hold public meeting for proposed Albany casino project 4/16/2014 11:46 pm UTC
Business and gambling leaders in Albany will pitch their reasons to bring a Las Vegas-style casino to the capital city Wednesday night.
Williamstown man admits to stealing $240,000 from employer 4/16/2014 11:15 pm UTC
A man from Williamstown, Mass. now admits he stole $240,000 from his employer. Albert Miller, 59, pleaded guilty to a larceny charge in Berkshire Superior Court on Wednesday.
Sheriff's officials search for missing Westerlo woman 4/16/2014 11:08 pm UTC
The Albany County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help finding a missing Westerlo woman.
Man accused of driving drunk, talking on phone with child in car 4/16/2014 11:07 pm UTC
Police say a Wilton man was drunk and talking on his cell phone as he drove with his 7-year-old son. Francis Sweenor, 45, was stopped on Fawn Road in Moreau around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon.
FBI, State Police, NYPD raid mobile home in Malta -- but will not say why 4/16/2014 11:05 pm UTC
The agents and investigators removed bags and boxes, and one or more items covered in a blanket, from the log cabin-style home at 47 Lakeside Dr. while Saratoga County Sheriff’s deputies kept watch
Mass. gov. continues fight against prescription drug abuse 4/16/2014 11:02 pm UTC
Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick says he will look for other ways to fight prescription drug abuse.A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the governor's order to ban the powerful, new painkiller
EPA administrator inspires women at Troy college 4/16/2014 10:54 pm UTC
Women are making great strides in many professions. However, according to an administrator with the Environmental Protection Agency, there are not enough women working to protect and improve the en
Public weighing in on E23 casino proposal 4/16/2014 10:49 pm UTC
The public is weighing in Wednesday evening on the E23 casino in a meeting at Giffen Memorial Elementary School.
Trial begins for Troy teenager accused of murder 4/16/2014 10:42 pm UTC
In opening arguments, the prosecution said Trinity Copeland shot and killed her father while he was sleeping. The defense said she had no choice.
U.S. Senator Gillibrand talks economics in Queensbury 4/16/2014 10:27 pm UTC
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand hosted an economic forum in Queensbury Wednesday afternoon. Business and community leaders are invited to attend the economic roundtable at SUNY Adirondack.
Thursday parade will celebrate Union’s big win 4/16/2014 9:56 pm UTC
A parade will be held for Union College's men's hockey team on Thursday.
Police: Would-be car thieves couldn’t figure out how to start car 4/16/2014 9:47 pm UTC
Saratoga police say two people tried to steal a Saab from the parking lot of Clancy's Tavern, but they couldn't figure out how to start it.
Search underway for missing Westerlo woman 4/16/2014 9:43 pm UTC
The Albany County Sheriff's office is asking for the public's help in locating a missing woman from the town of Westerlo.
Moreau residents seeking answers after more flooding 4/16/2014 9:28 pm UTC
Flooding in the Town of Moreau has many residents angry and demanding answers as to why there has been so much flooding in the area.
Granville man accused of sexually abusing child while another watched 4/16/2014 9:26 pm UTC
Police say a Granville man sexually abused a child under four years old and another child witnessed it.
Judge rules SAFE Act doesn't violate 2nd amendment 4/16/2014 9:20 pm UTC
New York’s SAFE Act does not violate the second amendment and was not pushed through improperly.
Trinity Copeland murder trial begins 4/16/2014 8:48 pm UTC
The prosecution has started its opening statements in the Trinity Copeland trial on Wednesday.
April snow delays Schenectady golf course opening 4/16/2014 8:48 pm UTC
Opening day of the Schenectady Municipal Golf Course was delayed after an April snow shower.
Family speaks out on search for missing woman 4/16/2014 8:40 pm UTC
Police are continuing to search for a missing woman with symptoms of dementia.
Family continues to search for missing woman 4/16/2014 8:38 pm UTC
The search for a missing woman with symptoms of dementia continues.
Murder trial begins in Trinity Copeland trial 4/16/2014 8:37 pm UTC
Opening statements began in the Trinity Copeland trial Wednesday.
Search for missing Scotia man postponed due to weather 4/16/2014 7:59 pm UTC
The search for a Scotia man who went missing 10 years ago has been moved to next week.Craig Frear was last seen in 2004.
Albany man sentenced for violating no contact order of protection 4/16/2014 7:44 pm UTC
ALBANY, N.Y.—An Albany man was sentenced to seven years in State Prison on Wednesday.
30 Schenectady County organizations to receive grants 4/16/2014 7:41 pm UTC
The Schenectady County Legislature says grants totaling $36,000 will be given to 30 community organizations.
Sheriff looking to identify woman allegedly connected to larceny 4/16/2014 7:13 pm UTC
The Washington County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying a woman who may be connected to a larceny case.
Fulton County Sheriff installs prescription drug drop off box 4/16/2014 7:06 pm UTC
The Fulton County Sheriff's Office has announced that they installed a prescription drug drop off box in their lobby.
Storm Tracker Forecast 4/16/2014 7:06 pm UTC
Chilly weather through Thursday
State Police: Wilton man throws salad bowl at girlfriend's head 4/16/2014 7:00 pm UTC
A Wilton man is under arrest after state police say he threw a bowl at his girfriend’s head.Troopers arrested 42-year-old George Gailor on menacing, weapon possession and harassment charges.
2-1 vote in favor of Las Vegas style casino at Howe Caverns 4/16/2014 6:48 pm UTC
About 100 people came out to a meeting to discuss the proposed casino at Howe Caverns.
Albany Med debuts new kitchen for Ronald McDonald house 4/16/2014 6:44 pm UTC
A new family suite kitchen was unveiled by the Albany Medical Center and Hannaford Supermarkets on Wednesday.
Funding to create over 2,000 units of affordable housing 4/16/2014 6:38 pm UTC
$95 million in awards for shovel-ready projects to build affordable housing across the state was announced by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday.
Watervliet Arsenal winner of 2013 safety award 4/16/2014 6:34 pm UTC
The Watervliet Arsenal has been named the winner of the Fiscal Year 2013 Secretary of the Army and Army Chief of Staff Safety Award for Industrial Operations.
Brothers accused of producing child pornography indicted 4/16/2014 6:04 pm UTC
Two brothers have been indicted on federal charges in a child pornography case.
Gloversville man sentenced to 67 months 4/16/2014 6:03 pm UTC
A Gloversville man was sentenced to 67 months in Federal Prison on Tuesday.
FBI conducted law enforcement activity in Malta 4/16/2014 5:42 pm UTC
The Albany FBI has confirmed that they were conducting law enforcement activity in the Malta area Wednesday morning.
Girl celebrates birthday with gifts for humane society 4/16/2014 5:30 pm UTC
A nine-year-old girl decided she did not want gifts for her birthday, but instead wanted to help a local organization.
Boil water order issued for Village of Salem 4/16/2014 4:54 pm UTC
SALEM, N.Y.—A boil water order has been issued for the Village of Salem.
Cohoes Red Cross Staff member to run in Boston Marathon 4/16/2014 4:45 pm UTC
An upstate New York American Red Cross employee will be running in next week's Boston Marathon for Team Red Cross.
Police investigate Albany robbery 4/16/2014 4:19 pm UTC
Officers responded to a call from Sunoco on Deleware Avenue in Albany for a report of a robbery.
Teen accused of breaking into cars, police ask residents to be vigilant 4/16/2014 3:32 pm UTC
North Adams Police say an 18-year-old is accused of breaking into several vehicles.
Earth Day #NatureSelfie launched in Albany 4/16/2014 3:19 pm UTC
Thursday, April 17, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Nature Conservancy are promoting a #NatureSelfie photo project.
UAlbany student reports sexual assault to campus police 4/16/2014 3:13 pm UTC
University Police at Albany say a student at the school reported that they were sexually assaulted.
State Police to conduct search in 2004 missing persons case 4/16/2014 12:35 pm UTC
State Police say there will be a canine search in connection to a 2004 missing persons case on Wednesday.
Cuomo signs popular vote bill 4/16/2014 11:58 am UTC
New York has jumped on the bandwagon to give more power to the voice of the people in presidential elections.
Man accused of threatening to 'shoot up' school is due in court 4/16/2014 11:52 am UTC
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. -  The Speculator man charged with threatening to shoot up the Gloversville High School "Columbine style" is due in court Wednesday. Trevor Blanchard, 24, is accused of making th
Fire breaks out at vacant home, neighbors displaced 4/16/2014 11:45 am UTC
A fire broke out in Troy early Wednesday morning in a vacant house on Glen Street.
NY AG settles with rent-regulated NYC apartments 4/16/2014 7:04 am UTC
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has reached a settlement with owners of 42 rent-regulated buildings in Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan for allegedly harassing their tenants and denying them th
Two Union players go pro 4/16/2014 3:22 am UTC
Two All-Americans took the next step Tuesday signing professional contracts in the wake of winning a national championship.
Flood warnings issued for parts of Capital Region 4/16/2014 2:55 am UTC
The National Weather Service of Albany issued a flood warning for parts of the Capital Region Tuesday.
Albany police respond to large fight 4/16/2014 1:55 am UTC
Albany Police are investigating a massive fight that took place on Henry Johnson Boulevard Monday.
Parts of Capital Region issued flood warnings 4/16/2014 1:48 am UTC
Parts of the Capital Region were issued flood warnings Tuesday by the National Weather Service of Albany.
Massive fight being investigated by Albany Police 4/16/2014 1:29 am UTC
A massive fight took place on Henry Johnson Boulevard Monday.
Boston Marathon recorded by local woman 4/16/2014 1:08 am UTC
A local woman running the 2013 Boston Marathon was just feet away from the explosions with her video camera rolling.
New control center in Rensselaer 4/16/2014 1:06 am UTC
A new $38 million control center was unveiled by the New York Independent System Operator Tuesday morning.
Columbia County schedules meeting after botched safety drill 4/15/2014 8:53 pm UTC
After a training session last week that ended up causing 20 minutes of terror, many people in Columbia County are looking for answers during Tuesday night’s committee meeting.
Jesse Sawyer Jr. scheduled to appear in Albany Federal Court 4/15/2014 8:50 pm UTC
According to officials, Jesse Sawyer Jr. is scheduled to appear in Albany federal court on Friday.
Meeting scheduled following botched safety drill in Columbia County 4/15/2014 8:44 pm UTC
Many people in Columbia County are looking for answers during Tuesday night's committee meeting after a training session last week ended up causing 20 minutes of terror.
One killed in Glenville accident 4/15/2014 8:31 pm UTC
Glenville Police responded to a one-car motor vehicle accident on Tuesday.
Old paper mill fire rekindles 4/15/2014 8:26 pm UTC
MIDDLE FALLS, N.Y. – A fire that started at the old American Paper Mill on Route 53 April 7 rekindled Tuesday. The April 7 fire started late Saturday night. The building was already engulfed in fla
Jury selection continues in Trinity Copeland murder case 4/15/2014 8:19 pm UTC
Jury selection continues for a Troy woman who once admitted to killing her own father.
Man accused of rape faces judge, investigation ongoing 4/15/2014 7:50 pm UTC
A 61-year-old Tribes Hill man accused of rape is facing a judge at the Town of Mohawk Court Tuesday.
Man accused of impersonating a trooper in front of police 4/15/2014 7:49 pm UTC
State Police have arrested a man who is accused of impersonating a trooper.
Several cows killed in tractor trailer rollover accident 4/15/2014 7:09 pm UTC
There was a serious rollover accident which had an Albany County roadway closed and local farmers scrambling to help round up more than 100 cows.
Former Halfmoon supervisor's trial expected to begin in June 4/15/2014 6:56 pm UTC
The trial for former Halfmoon Supervisor Minday Wormuth is expected to begin in June.
Woman accused of assaulting two victims, causing injuries 4/15/2014 6:09 pm UTC
New York State Police have arrested a woman after a reported assault.
Crews battle fire on steep hill in Troy 4/15/2014 5:29 pm UTC
Crews were on the scene of a fire in Troy on Tuesday afternoon.
Sheriff seeks information after Army National Guard recruiter arrested for rape 4/15/2014 5:05 pm UTC
The Washington County Sheriff's Office is looking for more information about an army recruiter who has been arrested on rape charges.
Local woman recalls Boston Marathon one year later 4/15/2014 4:38 pm UTC
One year ago, when the bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon, a local woman who was running the race was just feet away from the blast with her video camera rolling.
Former Princetown judge's case adjourned until June 4/15/2014 4:20 pm UTC
A Princetown judge was in court Tuesday morning.
Court adjourned for man accused of killing dog 4/15/2014 4:15 pm UTC
Court was adjourned Tuesday morning for the man accused of killing his girlfriend's dog and leaving it in the Hudson River.
Vehicle stop leads to felony arrest 4/15/2014 4:05 pm UTC
A traffic stop in Warren Couty led to the arrest of a Jamaica, NY man.
Jesse Sawyer Jr., scheduled to appear in Albany Federal Court 4/15/2014 3:58 pm UTC
Officials say Jesse Sawyer Jr., is scheduled to appear in federal court on Friday in Albany.
Last man sentenced for role in gambling ring 4/15/2014 2:40 pm UTC
The final co-defendant in a gambling ring was sentenced on Tuesday.
Albany Police investigating weekend shooting 4/15/2014 2:23 pm UTC
Albany Police say they are investigating a shooting that occurred on Sheridan Avenue over the weekend.
Schneiderman offers tips to brides and grooms to be 4/15/2014 12:36 pm UTC
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued tips for couples as wedding season approaches.
Troy residents reminded of two paving projects this week 4/15/2014 12:29 pm UTC
Troy residents are reminded to be aware of paving projects in the city.
Schumer proposing funds for Troy's seawall repair 4/15/2014 12:27 pm UTC
Senator Chuck Schumer will be in Troy Tuesday morning vying for federal funds to repair the city's seawall.
Public meeting on Albany convention center scheduled for Tuesday 4/15/2014 12:14 pm UTC
The public invited to learn more about how Albany's new convention center may impact the area on Tuesday night.
Crude oil protesters to wear hazmat suits at Capitol 4/15/2014 11:52 am UTC
Local protestors are suiting up Tuesday at the Capitol to say "No" to big oil in New York.
NYSIO unveils new control center in Rensselaer 4/15/2014 11:48 am UTC
The New York Independent System Operator will unveil its $38 million control center on Tuesday morning.
NY reaches deadline for assault weapon registry 4/15/2014 11:45 am UTC
Tuesday is the deadline for gun owners register their assault weapons in New York.
Mayor plans parade for Dutchmen after national win 4/15/2014 2:50 am UTC
The City of Schenectady plans to hold a parade for the Dutchmen.
Officials provide tips to stay safe during a dog attack 4/15/2014 2:26 am UTC
Two pets died after getting into a dog attack in Colonie Monday. Local dog experts warn residents to take precautions.
Officials provide tips to protect people, pets in a dog attack 4/15/2014 2:22 am UTC
Capital Region dog experts warn residents to take precautions during a dog attack after two dogs died in Colonie on Monday.
Controlled burn in Preserve brings mixed reactions 4/15/2014 1:41 am UTC
Nearby residents and Albany County officials disagreed with the decision to hold a prescribed burn in The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Monday.
Mixed reactions to The Pine Bush burn 4/15/2014 1:32 am UTC
Environmental officials approved a prescribed burn in The Albany Pine Bush Preserve Monday, but nearby residents and county officials did not agree with the decision.
Brush fire burns at least 15 acres of local corn field 4/14/2014 9:45 pm UTC
A brush fire burned several acres on Monday afternoon in Columbia County.
Union seniors talk Frozen Four win 4/14/2014 9:30 pm UTC
Union College men's hockey team defeat Minnesota Saturday night taking home the Frozen Four championship trophy, but the win means a whole lot more to the seniors going out on top.
Man dies after falling from roof 4/14/2014 8:38 pm UTC
A man died Monday morning while working on a home in Albany.
Part of 217 in Claverack closed for 4 hours 4/14/2014 7:17 pm UTC
- NYSDOT has confirmed that part of State Highway 217 will be closed for about four hours due to fire department activity.
North Adams community taking NARH petition to Boston 4/14/2014 7:00 pm UTC
NORTH ADAMS, Mass., - The fight to save North Adams Regional Hospital heads to Boston on Tuesday.Concerned residents, community leaders and workers are boarded busses to head to the state house. Th
Case of Union College student facing felony charge is adjourned 4/14/2014 6:42 pm UTC
The Union College student, who is facing a felony charge after a riot on Saturday night, has made bail.
Man accused of possessing drug, tampering with evidence 4/14/2014 6:32 pm UTC
A Green Island man is accused of possessing crack cocaine and attempting to hide it as officers approached him.
Man pleads guilty to car theft 4/14/2014 6:25 pm UTC
A man has pleaded guilty to one count of criminal possession of stolen property on Monday.
Paul McCartney tickets sell out in 30 minutes at the TU 4/14/2014 5:24 pm UTC
Monday proved to be a very early morning for local Paul McCartney fans.
Saint Rose names college’s 11th President 4/14/2014 5:12 pm UTC
The board of trustees of The College of Saint Roseannounced the selection of Dr. Carolyn J. Stefanco of Decatur, Ga., to serve as the 11th president of the college.
Off duty officer responds to dog attack in his neighborhood 4/14/2014 4:58 pm UTC
Off duty officer responds to dog attack in his neighborhood
NASA prepares for total lunar eclipse with web chats, live stream 4/14/2014 4:04 pm UTC
Earth will have a front row seat to a total lunar eclipse on Tuesday morning.

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