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20-25 cars derailed at CSX Rail Yard 10/23/2014 3:20 am UTC
Officials confirm 20-25 cars have derailed at the CSX Rail Yard in Selkirk.
Four NY Governor candidates debate in Buffalo 10/23/2014 2:30 am UTC
The only televised gubernatorial debate was held in Buffalo Wednesday night, and all four candidates took the stage.
Agreement reached to save Ladder 1 in Albany 10/23/2014 2:22 am UTC
Union membership says they are very happy about the agreement. They are calling it a win in the battle to save Ladder 1. The Firefighters Union had waged a battle to save the truck.
Train derails in Selkirk 10/23/2014 2:14 am UTC
Officials are on the scene of a train derailment at the CSX Rail Yard in Selkirk. Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple, says 18 cars jumped rails and one of them is leaning on a propane tank.
Troy PD: Arrest made in death of Vanessa Milligan and her unborn child 10/23/2014 2:12 am UTC
Troy Police confirm that an arrest has been made in the death of Vanessa Milligan and her unborn child.
New agreement saves Ladder One from closure 10/23/2014 1:54 am UTC
Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the Albany fire fighters union made a joint announcement Wednesday that Ladder One would remain in service.
Albany school district recouping $215,000 over-billing by consultants 10/22/2014 11:23 pm UTC
The Albany School District revealed on Wednesday they were over-billed by a Minnesota consulting company, and they're in the process of recouping the lost money.
Troy police arrest suspect in death of pregnant woman 10/22/2014 11:21 pm UTC
Troy police have made an arrest in connection with the death of a pregnant woman in a fire on Fifth Avenue in Troy last April.
Superintendent: Bus driver acted quickly to protect kids 10/22/2014 11:04 pm UTC
The Brunswick-Brittonkill School District superintendent is praising a school bus driver one day after a crash with a car that killed the driver of the other vehicle. She says it could have been a
Republicans trail 21 points behind Democrats in Siena poll 10/22/2014 10:44 pm UTC
With midterm elections less than two weeks away, the most recent Siena college poll shows three top Democrats at least 20 points ahead of their Republican challengers.
Volunteer firefighter arrested for arson 10/22/2014 10:35 pm UTC
A volunteer firefighter in Johnsburg is facing arson charges. NewsChannel 13's media partners at The Post-Star report Jonathan Ordway, 19, admitted he put a lit road flare against a former beach
Police: Albany student brought loaded handgun to school 10/22/2014 10:26 pm UTC
Police have arrested a student caught with an illegal handgun at a technical school.
Guilty plea in Queensbury love triangle shooting 10/22/2014 10:25 pm UTC
Paul Wells pled guilty to possessing weapons that killed Ralph Runnalls.
New police officers welcomed in Cohoes 10/22/2014 10:20 pm UTC
Two new police officers will soon be patrolling the streets of Cohoes. A swearing in ceremony was held on Wednesday for officers James Waldo and William Keeler.
Police: Albany man hid 200 bags of heroin in groin 10/22/2014 9:57 pm UTC
An Albany man is found with more than 200 bags of heroin hidden in his groin.
New security video shows missing Saint Rose student on Route 9W 10/22/2014 9:55 pm UTC
Police have released new information in their search for a missing College Of Saint Rose Student. They say security video shows Connor Trapatsos, 17, near Price Chopper on Route 9W in Glenmont Octo
North Creek firefighter arrested for arson 10/22/2014 9:44 pm UTC
A North Creek firefighter was arrested on the charge of arson.
Cambridge residents keeping eye out for cougars 10/22/2014 9:31 pm UTC
There is something lurking in the fields and woods of Cambridge, Washington County.Residents swear it's a cougar or mountain lion.However, wildlife officials aren't so sure.
Whitehall calls special BOE meeting 10/22/2014 9:22 pm UTC
A special Board of Education meeting will be held in Whitehall on Thursday.
Siena poll shows Astorino gaining ground in race 10/22/2014 9:17 pm UTC
A new Siena Poll shows Rob Astorino has gained ground on Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Officers find gun while arresting Albany teen on warrant at local school 10/22/2014 8:57 pm UTC
An Albany teen faces charges after Albany police officers found a gun in his possession while being arrested on a warrant at a local school.
Storm Tracker Forecast 10/22/2014 8:45 pm UTC
Here's the latest News 10 Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologists Steve Caporizzo, Steve Teeling, Tim Drawbridge, and Greg Pollak.
Guilderland cuts ribbon on Grant Hill Road Bridge 10/22/2014 8:38 pm UTC
Local officials gathered on Wednesday for a ribbon cutting for the new Grant Hill Road Bridge.
Third and final debate in 19th Congressional District 10/22/2014 8:33 pm UTC
The third and final debate for the 19th Congressional District will take place on Wednesday.
Stillwater man arrested for alleged harassment 10/22/2014 8:22 pm UTC
State Police arrested a Stillwater man for an alleged harassment that occurred in September.
Vermont man guilty of luring, killing teacher 10/22/2014 7:01 pm UTC
A part-time snowplow driver has been found guilty of killing a prep-school teacher who was lured from her Vermont home with a ruse about a broken down car.
Family of missing Saint Rose student releases video plea 10/22/2014 6:46 pm UTC
The family of a Saint Rose first-year student not seen in a week has released a video pleading with him to come home.
Poll: Dems hold lead in statewide races 10/22/2014 4:41 pm UTC
If the new Siena Research Institute Poll holds true, this election will be a good one for the state Democrats. The incumbent Democrats in all three statewide elections hold at least 20-point leads
4 candidates for NY governor to debate 10/22/2014 4:39 pm UTC
The debate between Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino and two third-party candidates probably will be the only chance voters get to see the candidates for New York governor spar before the
Cortland man arrested, accused in steak theft 10/22/2014 3:20 pm UTC
State Police arrested a Cortland man Tuesday after he allegedly attempted to steal steaks from Walmart.
Police: Man was carrying 200-plus bags of heroin 10/22/2014 2:53 pm UTC
Police in northern New York say a second search of an Albany man found carrying drugs turned up more than 200 bags of heroin hidden on his person.
Coeymans Police locate missing 14-year old in Pennsylvania 10/22/2014 2:03 pm UTC
Coeymans Police have located a missing 14-year old in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Saratoga County's Sheriff's Office teams up with Capital Region Toys for Tots 10/22/2014 12:52 pm UTC
Two major assets of the Capital Region will come together Wednesday to help the community.
Cohoes PD adds to force 10/22/2014 12:48 pm UTC
COHOES, N.Y. -- The Cohoes Police Department is taking on some new officers to add to their force.The city's mayor, along with the police chief, will announce the hires in a press conference Wednes
Cambridge-Greenwich Police note cougar reports 10/22/2014 12:43 pm UTC
Police say they've received two reports of what witnesses describe as a cougar in the Washington County village of Cambridge.
4 candidates for NY governor to debate 10/22/2014 12:40 pm UTC
The debate between Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Republican Rob Astorino and two third-party candidates probably will be the only chance voters get to see the candidates for New York governor spar before the
Saratoga gets $368K US grant for canal trail 10/22/2014 12:37 pm UTC
A town along the upper Hudson River is getting nearly $370,000 from a federal grant to design and construct a multi-use trail along a canal.
Glens Falls Civic Center has new owner 10/22/2014 3:05 am UTC
The Glens Falls Civic Center has a new owner.
Whitehall rally supports fired coach 10/22/2014 2:19 am UTC
Whitehall High School parents and students gathered at a park Tuesday to show their support for the varsity football coach who was fired.
Pittstown fatal accident involves school bus 10/22/2014 1:48 am UTC
Part of Route 7 in Pittstown was closed after a fatal accident involved a Brunswick (Brittonkill) school bus.
School bus involved in fatal accident 10/22/2014 1:44 am UTC
A Brunswick (Brittonkill) school bus was involved in a fatal accident that closed part of Route 7 in Pittstown.
Schumer speaks on GlobalFoundries, IBM deal 10/21/2014 10:25 pm UTC
Senator Chuck Schumer visited Schenectady Tuesday and said the deal between GlobalFoundries and IBM has a lot of potential for the Capital Region.
$6 million being invested in NARH 10/21/2014 10:17 pm UTC
It's not going back to full service, but Berkshire Health Systems is investing $6 million in the former North Adams Regional Hospital.
Oil spill drill held at Port of Albany 10/21/2014 10:07 pm UTC
An oil spill drill was held at the Port of Albany Tuesday.
Washington Co. football coach fired after teams brawl on field 10/21/2014 9:44 pm UTC
A Washington County football coach is out of a job after his team got tangled up in two melees while on the field, and both parents and students are speaking out.
Oil spill training exercise held in Albany as residents protest 10/21/2014 9:20 pm UTC
Environmental groups and Albany residents held a protest against older model rail tanker cars carrying crude oil to the Port of Albany.
Castleton-on-Hudson residents rally around closing Stewart's 10/21/2014 8:03 pm UTC
A local community is rallying to save the only convenience store left in its town.
First of 80 vacant properties demolished in Schenectady 10/21/2014 7:48 pm UTC
Senator Charles Schumer teamed up with Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy Tuesday to demolish the first of 80 vacant buildings in Schenectady.
Infrastructure improvements coming to Albany’s Lincoln Park 10/21/2014 7:45 pm UTC
Mayor Kathy Sheehan has announced a major infrastructure improvement to Lincoln Park, one of the jewels of Albany's Park System.
Albany County officials to hold gun buyback on Saturday 10/21/2014 7:38 pm UTC
Albany County officials will hold a gun buyback in the city on Saturday.
NY prisons to keep young inmates from segregation 10/21/2014 6:12 pm UTC
New York corrections officials say they will update the policy for state prisons to preclude placing inmates younger than 18 in segregated housing.
NY to require CPR training in high school 10/21/2014 5:32 pm UTC
New York state is expected to soon require high schools to train students in CPR.
NY AG warns public against Ebola schemes 10/21/2014 5:07 pm UTC
New York's Attorney General is warning consumers about schemers preying on Ebola fears.
State Police arrest 17-year old in connection to Village of Philmont stabbing 10/21/2014 4:24 pm UTC
State Police have arrested a 17-year old in connection to Village of Philmont stabbing.
Troy man arrested, accused of stealing tea from store 10/21/2014 4:16 pm UTC
A 28-year-old Troy man faces charges after allegedly taking cans of tea from Walmart.
Bruno to be honored by the Northeast Kidney Foundation 10/21/2014 4:10 pm UTC
Former State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno will receive a nod from the Northeast Kidney Foundation Tuesday night.
Energy Management Network Operations Center opens Tuesday 10/21/2014 4:08 pm UTC
New York State is a little greener Tuesday, with the help of the New York Power Authority, and the Colleges of Nanoscale and Science and Engineering.
Saratoga Springs to launch Vet Help program 10/21/2014 3:00 pm UTC
Mayor Joanne Yepsen will kick off a program to help veterans in Saratoga Springs Tuesday.
Man accused of causing head-on collision with police car due in court 10/21/2014 2:14 pm UTC
The man accused of causing a head-on collision with a New York State police car last weekend is expected in court Tuesday.
Capital District YMCA's to announce new program 10/21/2014 2:03 pm UTC
Capital District YMCA's are doing their part to ensure communities stay healthy Tuesday.
Schenectady's $15M Amtrak station upgrades begin 10/21/2014 12:40 pm UTC
Work has begun on a $15 million project that will replace the Amtrak station in Schenectady and alleviate delays for passenger trains.
CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team 10/21/2014 7:17 am UTC
Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it
1980 US hockey team to host fantasy camp in Placid 10/21/2014 7:07 am UTC
Several members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team are returning to the scene of their greatest triumph.
NY agencies hold hearings on open space plan 10/21/2014 7:07 am UTC
State environmental and parks officials are holding public hearings on the 2014 State Open Space Conservation Plan this week.
NY grants $17.6 million to protect 21 farms 10/21/2014 7:07 am UTC
The state agriculture department has granted $17.6 million to protect more than 6,400 acres of farmland across New York state, ensuring the land will remain agricultural and won't be developed.
Albany votes for red light cameras 10/21/2014 2:58 am UTC
Red light cameras are coming to the city of Albany after the city council voted to pass the red light ordinance.
Man wanted for alleged assault near MCLA campus 10/21/2014 2:14 am UTC
Police have arrested man on assault charges after an alleged altercation near the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts campus.
Schoharie Co. still waiting on FEMA appeal decision 10/21/2014 2:09 am UTC
Schoharie County officials are still waiting to hear if FEMA accepted their appeal about refurbishing the jail.
Red light cameras coming to Albany 10/21/2014 2:06 am UTC
The Albany City Council voted to pass the red light ordinance.
Schoharie Co. awaits FEMA appeal decision 10/21/2014 2:05 am UTC
An appeal sent to FEMA has not been answered, according to Schoharie County officials.
Arrest made in Shen HS bomb threat 10/20/2014 11:33 pm UTC
The New York State Police have made an arrest in connection to the bomb threat made at Shenendehowa High School.
US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed 10/20/2014 10:16 pm UTC
The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver o
Board updates HS graduation requirements 10/20/2014 9:25 pm UTC
The New York State Board of Regents approved new graduation options for high school students.
Rensselaer wharf restructured 10/20/2014 9:22 pm UTC
An existing wharf in Rensselaer is being restructured.
IBM 3Q disappoints as it sheds 'empty calories' 10/20/2014 8:19 pm UTC
IBM disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing a
Accusations of racial slurs, assault surface after Saturday brawl between football teams 10/20/2014 8:09 pm UTC
Dust ups during high school football matches aren't all that unusual, however, after a game in Whitehall was called off due to fighting, the opposing team is now making accusations of racial slurs
Albany Police arrest Colonie man in Northern Boulevard hit and run case 10/20/2014 7:40 pm UTC
Albany police are still looking for a suspect in a hit and run accident on Northern Boulevard over the weekend.
GlobalFoundries set to acquire IBM’s chip division 10/20/2014 7:15 pm UTC
GlobalFoundries announced its acquisition of IBM's microelectronics business, which the company says will enable it to become a world leader in semiconductor foundry technology.
Sheriff: Guilderland burglary suspect dies at correctional facility 10/20/2014 7:01 pm UTC
The Albany County Sheriff's Office says the man arrested in the investigation into two attempted burglaries has died.
Stillwater police collect phones for domestic violence, sexual assault victims 10/20/2014 6:54 pm UTC
Police in Stillwater are donating phones they've collected for domestic violence victims on Monday.
National Grid says it's prepared, whatever the weather 10/20/2014 6:49 pm UTC
Whether it's snow storms, freezing rain, tornadoes or hurricanes, National Grid says it's prepared for it all.
Waterford man charged with burglary, petit larceny 10/20/2014 6:45 pm UTC
A 19-year-old Waterford man faces charges after allegedly stealing from a local home.
Police: Albany shooting victim dies from injuries 10/20/2014 6:35 pm UTC
Albany Police say the victim of Thursday's shooting in the 300 block of South Pearl Street has died from his injuries.
Troopers increase presence at Shen High School after threat 10/20/2014 2:52 pm UTC
Troopers have increased their presence at a local high school after a threat was discovered on social media and reported to officials.
Local man arrested for arson following domestic dispute 10/20/2014 1:28 pm UTC
Guilderland police have arrested a Slingerlands man for arson following a domestic dispute.
Fight to end bullying aided by technology 10/20/2014 1:18 pm UTC
The fight to end bullying locally will get some help from modern technology. 
Former Albany mayor honored by Maternity and Early Childhood Foundation 10/20/2014 1:15 pm UTC
He may not be the mayor of Albany anymore, but former mayor Jerry Jennings will be in the spotlight once again Monday.
Funeral services scheduled for teen who received dream wedding while in hospice 10/20/2014 1:09 pm UTC
Funeral services are scheduled Monday for a local 19-year-old who received her dream wedding last month, before passing away from cancer.
Lake George getting sensors to monitor its health 10/20/2014 12:22 pm UTC
A high-tech offensive is being launched on Lake George to fight against threats to the lake's health.
Empire State prepares for possible future Ebola response 10/20/2014 12:15 pm UTC
Beginning Monday, medical experts will be dispatched to hospitals across the state to make sure they have the needed equipment and training for possible Ebola cases, according to Governor Andrew Cu
Emergency response drill conducted at Koda Junior High School 10/20/2014 10:34 am UTC
An emergency response drill was conducted at Shenendehowa School Districts Koda Junior High School in Clifton Park.
Local high school football rivalry escalates into brawl between teams 10/20/2014 9:56 am UTC
A local high school football rivalry escalated into a brawl during a game at Whitehall High School Saturday.

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