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Waterford standoff witness describes experience 9/3/2014 1:59 am UTC
The man who said he helped protect a young victim during a 10-hour standoff described his experience.
Man faces charges for fatal 2013 accident 9/3/2014 1:57 am UTC
A car accident killed two women and one child back in 2013, and a Montgomery County man has been arrested on a warrant.
Capital Region pizza tested for charity by Bishop Scharfenberger 9/3/2014 1:55 am UTC
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger chose his favorite pizza in the Capital Region as part of a unique food challenge.
Bishop Scharfenberger tests Capital Region pizza for charity 9/3/2014 1:54 am UTC
A unique food challenge will take place in Rensselaer as Bishop Edward Scharfenberger looks to choose his favorite pizza in the Capital Region.
Man arrested, faces nine charges for fatal 2013 accident 9/3/2014 1:34 am UTC
A man has been arrested on a warrant for an accident that killed two women and one child back in 2013.
Neighbor describes experience during Waterford standoff 9/3/2014 1:15 am UTC
A neighbor who lives in the building that was the scene of a 10-hour standoff said he helped protect a young victim.
Sheriff's office: Farmer sprayed manure on moving car 9/2/2014 10:40 pm UTC
The driver of the car was able to stop safely, authorities said. The farmer, Kerry Lee Stowell, was booked on a charge of disorderly conduct. He is due to appear in court at a later date.
ValleyCats head into semifinals 9/2/2014 10:39 pm UTC
The Tri-City ValleyCats are four wins away from defending their 2013 championship title.
Two unemployed men arrested for Lansingburgh double homicide 9/2/2014 10:32 pm UTC
Three murder suspects were arraigned in Troy Tuesday morning in connection with two high-profile murder cases. Troy Police say the arrests happened Monday night. Two men are charged in the Aug. 22
Residents concerned after Schenectady fatal shooting 9/2/2014 10:17 pm UTC
Police are looking for the gunman after a New York City man was shot to death on Catherine Street in Schenectady late Monday night.
Amsterdam man charged after deadly March car crash 9/2/2014 10:07 pm UTC
A Montgomery County man is now facing a slew of charges after a car accident that happened in March. The sheriff’s office says 69-year-old David Bain was involved in the two-car crash on state High
Man arrested after Waterford standoff ends peacefully 9/2/2014 9:59 pm UTC
A long weekend for Waterford Police ends with a Cohoes man under arrest -- but not before an hours long standoff involving an estranged couple and their seven year old daughter.
Bishop to vote on best Albany pizza 9/2/2014 9:52 pm UTC
Bishop Edward Scharfenberger may have ruffled a few feathers when he said he had not found any pizza in Albany as good as in Brooklyn, where he is from. Several local restaurants are hoping to chan
Man sentenced for causing injury to a woman 9/2/2014 9:37 pm UTC
A man was sentenced to state prison after he physically assaulted a woman.
Storm Tracker Forecast 9/2/2014 9:23 pm UTC
Here's the latest News 10 Storm Tracker Forecast from Meteorologists Steve Caporizzo, Steve Teeling, Tim Drawbridge, and Greg Pollak.
Gov. Cuomo addressees ISIS threat 9/2/2014 9:20 pm UTC
Gov. Cuomo talked about ISIS on Tuesday during a news conference in New York City. He was joined by other members of a state delegation that recently traveled to Israel.
Bishop Emeritus Hubbard traveling to Israel on peacekeeping mission 9/2/2014 9:19 pm UTC
The bishop emeritus of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany is heading to Israel this month. Bishop Howard Hubbard will be joining a number of other bishops from around the United States on a peace
Schenectady shooting victim identified 9/2/2014 9:11 pm UTC
A man has been shot and killed in Schenectady. Police are not releasing the name of the victim at this time.
Store clerks charged with selling alcohol to minors 9/2/2014 9:08 pm UTC
Two store clerks in Troy are accused of selling alcohol to minors. The arrests came as part of an undercover sting.
Gov. Cuomo signs invasive species bill 9/2/2014 9:07 pm UTC
New York State has taken another step in the battle to stop aquatic invasive species. The species can spread and take over water bodies in New York State – harming natural ecosystems.
Man gets 7 years in prison for bank robbery 9/2/2014 9:05 pm UTC
A man was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing the Citizens Bank on Delaware Avenue last January.
Winning $30,000+ lottery tickets sold in Albany County 9/2/2014 9:04 pm UTC
The New York Lottery is looking for two people who are more than $30,000 richer.
Man accused of sexual contact with 14-year-old girl 9/2/2014 8:57 pm UTC
A Voorheesville man faces charges after police say he had an inappropriate relationship with a child.
Teachers looking forward to welcoming students back for another year 9/2/2014 8:51 pm UTC
Many teachers across the Capital Region are getting back inside the classroom, preparing for the year ahead before students start filling their hallways.
CLEARED: Route 9P closed in Saratoga due to crash 9/2/2014 8:40 pm UTC
Route 9P is closed in both directions just south of Cedar Bluff Road due to a crash that happened at 4 p.m.
Voorheesville man arrested for inappropriate contact with a 14 year old 9/2/2014 8:36 pm UTC
A Voorheesville man was arrested on September 2 after a joint investigation was held between New York State Police in Schodack and the East Greenbush Police Department.
Ceremony held to honor area vet 9/2/2014 8:31 pm UTC
A former area admiral was honored at an "Honor a Vet" ceremony on the USS Slater by Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy.
Former area admiral honored for his service 9/2/2014 8:30 pm UTC
Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy honored a former area admiral at an "Honor a Vet" ceremony on the USS Slater.
New school year has bus drivers thinking about safety 9/2/2014 8:26 pm UTC
School districts, including bus drivers, are in full prep mode for the first day of school.
Teachers get ready for students coming back for another year 9/2/2014 8:24 pm UTC
Students will begin filling school hallways in the coming days, and many teachers across the Capital Region are getting back inside the classroom to prepare for the year ahead.
Teen arrested for June homicide in Troy 9/2/2014 8:15 pm UTC
The second case Troy Police say they solved Tuesday is a murder from June. A teenager is under arrest for that crime.
Three arrested for two separate Troy homicides 9/2/2014 8:02 pm UTC
The Troy Police Department arrested three suspects in relation to two separate homicides.
Police investigating fatal shooting in Schenectady, release name of victim 9/2/2014 7:29 pm UTC
Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in Schenectady late Monday evening.
Bus drivers and kids prep for start of school year 9/2/2014 6:22 pm UTC
School districts are in full prep mode for the first day of school, especially the people who are trusted to safely bring kids to their destinations.
Labor Day weekend drawings sold two $33K TAKE 5 tickets 9/2/2014 6:06 pm UTC
Labor Day drawings had two New York Lottery players win top prizes of more than $33,000 each.
Cyberlearning experts at UAlbany awarded 1.34M 9/2/2014 3:45 pm UTC
A team of scholars received $1.34 million from the National Science Foundation to develop a cyber-learning platform.
Police: Man in custody after standoff in Waterford 9/2/2014 2:19 pm UTC
 Police say they have arrested a man after he barricaded himself from police inside a home following two alleged domestic incidents.
Man accused of purposefully covering vehicle with manure 9/2/2014 12:20 pm UTC
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has charged a man after he allegedly covered a vehicle with manure.
Memorial planned for man who died at Poestenkill Gorge 9/2/2014 12:11 pm UTC
Family and friends are holding a vigil for the Albany man who died at Poestenkill Gorge in Troy last week. 
Tonko to talk clean energy at RPI 9/2/2014 12:05 pm UTC
Congressman Paul Tonko will be on RPI's campus Tuesday for a public forum on renewable energy manufacturing in the Capital District.
Arrests made for two separate homicide cases in Troy 9/2/2014 10:51 am UTC
Arrests of three suspects in relation to two separate homicides have been made by the Troy Police Department.
Fatal shooting in Schenectady claims the life of one 9/2/2014 10:42 am UTC
The Schenectady Police Department is investigation a fatal shooting that occurred in Schenectady late Monday evening.
Troopers urge drivers to watch for school buses 9/2/2014 7:06 am UTC
With children heading back to school this week, state police are urging New Yorkers to support the AAA's annual "School's Open_Drive Carefully" campaign.
Demolition derby helps raise autism awareness 9/2/2014 2:17 am UTC
A young man accepted a Facebook challenge to raise autism awareness.
Local teen uses derby car to raise autism awareness 9/2/2014 2:09 am UTC
A young man at the Schaghticoke Fair picked a creative way to raise autism awareness after accepting a Facebook challenge.
Heavy police presence at Waterford home 9/2/2014 2:06 am UTC
Multiple police officers are on scene of a home in Waterford.
Police find SUV taken from murder victims' home 9/2/2014 1:15 am UTC
 Troy officials have confirmed that the SUV stolen from two murder victims has been found.
Police: Two rob Saratoga motel with knife, hammer 9/1/2014 10:16 pm UTC
The Saratoga Police Department is investigating a robbery at a Saratoga motel.
Season at Saratoga Race Course comes to an end 9/1/2014 9:31 pm UTC
The 146th summer meet at the Saratoga Race Course is coming to an end.
Police look for connections after Schenectady church robbery 9/1/2014 9:16 pm UTC
A Catholic church in Schenectady fell victim to burglary, and police said the teenager responsible has been caught.
Labor Day marks last holiday weekend for Hoffman's 9/1/2014 7:13 pm UTC
 Labor Day marks the last holiday to make new memories at Hoffman's Playland.
SEFCU donates to Alzheimer's Association for annual 5k 9/1/2014 7:09 pm UTC
ALBANY, N.Y. - More than 1,000 runners took part in an annual September tradition in Albany.The SEFCU Labor Day 5k marked its 26th year on Monday. The race not only ended with winners being honored
State Police: Man sold prescription drugs for property 9/1/2014 5:56 pm UTC
State Police have arrested a man for allegedly selling prescription drugs.
Assault victims walk into hospital for treatment, police investigating 9/1/2014 5:28 pm UTC
 Albany Police say two assault victims walked into Memorial Hospital over the weekend.
1st & 10: High school football schedules & scores for September 5-7 9/1/2014 2:00 pm UTC
List of high school football games for Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
New York residents challenged to eat local 9/1/2014 1:01 pm UTC
New York state residents are being challenged to eat local in September.
Officials seek changes after Catskill hiker deaths 9/1/2014 1:01 pm UTC
Local officials are calling for safety changes at a popular waterfall in the Catskills after two women died there on separate occasions this summer.
Legendary announcer Tom Durkin calls last race 9/1/2014 12:30 pm UTC
The end of an era has come to a close at the Saratoga Race Course as legendary announcer Tom Durkin called his last race.
State Police investigate crash involving 84-year-old 9/1/2014 11:48 am UTC
 State Police are continuing their  investigation into a car accident that happened on Sunday in the Town of Moreau.
Green Party nominee for Governor to be in Colonie 9/1/2014 11:41 am UTC
The Green Party nominee for Governor is making a stop in the area.
Former police chief to face federal fraud charges 9/1/2014 11:38 am UTC
 A former police chief in Lee who has been accused of fraud will now face new federal charges. 
Construction halted for holiday weekend travel 9/1/2014 11:33 am UTC
 Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest times for travel, as people scramble to celebrate the last days of summer.
Remembering Darryl Mount Jr. one year later 9/1/2014 11:28 am UTC
Family and friends gathered in memory of Darryl Mount, Jr., who died after suffering life threatening injuries from a foot pursuit with police one year ago.
Troy man in custody after early morning police chase 8/31/2014 6:24 pm UTC
Officials say a man is in custody after sending multiple agencies on a police chase.
Police arrest youth after breaking into local church 8/31/2014 5:27 pm UTC
Police say they have arrested a boy after he broke into a local church.
Road on east shore of Lake George being repaved 8/31/2014 4:25 pm UTC
Visitors planning some late-summer trips to Lake George should expect to find road crews on busy Route 9L.
Patriot Guard Riders honor war veterans 8/31/2014 3:44 pm UTC
Men and women who gave their lives for our freedom have received a final tribute.
American Coaster Enthusiasts visit Hoffman's Playland 8/31/2014 3:37 pm UTC
There are two weeks left until Hoffman's Playland closes for good, and some people are making sure they get their last spin.
Crews save Moreau man trapped in car after I-87 crash 8/31/2014 3:00 pm UTC
State Police say they are investigating a rollover car accident on the off-ramp of I-87 at exit 17.
A look at the size of New York's casino projects 8/31/2014 2:21 pm UTC
By The Associated Press New York state has authorized up to four casino licenses to be divided among three regions: the Albany-Saratoga area, the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region and the Catskills
Scale will matter for success of New York casinos 8/31/2014 2:09 pm UTC
Less may be more when it comes to opening casinos in New York amid an increasingly competitive gambling environment.
Troy takes back the community before kids head back to school 8/31/2014 12:47 pm UTC
A take back the community event in Troy has aimed to inspire area youth against violence.
Albany escapes with 14-13 win over Holy Cross 8/31/2014 1:56 am UTC
Neil Morrison returned a fumble 79 yards for a touchdown with seconds remaining allowing Albany to escape with a 14-13 win over Holy Cross on Saturday.
Sacred Heart beats Marist 28-7 8/31/2014 1:44 am UTC
RJ Noel threw two touchdown passes, Keshaudas Spence had a short touchdown run and Gordon Hill returned a 40-yard interception for a score Saturday to lift Sacred Heart to a 28-7 win over Marist in
Shoplifters hit Clifton Park JC Penney two days in a row 8/30/2014 11:57 pm UTC
Police say they arrested 4 shoplifters at JC Penney.
Wise Dan returns to win at Saratoga 8/30/2014 8:16 pm UTC
Wise Dan held off long-shot Optimizer by a nose Saturday in the Grade 2 $250,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.
Troy police department expected to add more officers 8/30/2014 6:09 pm UTC
Police say they are making changes within the department following another shooting this week, as well as a suspected arson just yesterday morning.
Longtime announcer says goodbye to Saratoga track 8/30/2014 1:04 pm UTC
Longtime Saratoga Race Course announcer Tom Durkin is saying goodbye this weekend.
New York cuts back road work on Labor Day weekend 8/30/2014 12:36 pm UTC
New York state is suspending non-emergency road work over the busy Labor Day weekend.
Police increase security at SPAC 8/30/2014 12:08 pm UTC
Park and State Police say they will be increasing their presence during concerts at SPAC.
House candidates across New York are tapping into their own money for political campaigns 8/30/2014 5:07 am UTC
Some House candidates across New York are digging deep into their own pockets this election season.
Tae Kwon Do helps kids combat bullies 8/30/2014 2:10 am UTC
As kids around the Capital Region get ready for the first day of school, homework and tests aren't the only things they're worried about – they're also concerned about bullies.
Local veteran receives service medals for himself, brother 8/30/2014 1:53 am UTC
It took 46 years, but a local veteran received his and his late brother's service medals.
State to look into high number of deaths at Saratoga Race Course 8/29/2014 9:36 pm UTC
The Saratoga Race Course is a staple in the Capital Region, but the downside of racing anywhere, is when horses die.
Increased SPAC security after sexual assault 8/29/2014 9:33 pm UTC
Saratoga Performing Arts Center is increasing its security after a reported sexual assault earlier in August.
Albany man arrested in connection to robbery 8/29/2014 8:23 pm UTC
Albany detectives have arrested a 22-year-old in connection to a robbery.
Schenectady man sentenced to prison for killing former nun in 2012 8/29/2014 7:33 pm UTC
A Schenectady man has been sentenced to prison time after pleading guilty to killing a former nun in 2012. 
Dog at MHHS befuddled by statue that doesn't want to play 8/29/2014 7:07 pm UTC
The Mohawk Hudson Humane Society posted some adorable photos of one of their dogs, Goofy.
Man accused of selling fake concert tickets at local mall 8/29/2014 7:02 pm UTC
 A man has been arrested and accused of selling fake concert tickets for a show in Saratoga Springs.
Parents, students encouraged to double check privacy settings for social media apps 8/29/2014 6:21 pm UTC
 It is officially less than a week to go before school for many Capital Region students and they are packing their pencils, books, but also tablets and smartphones.
Albany Co. Sheriff to unveil cab-cop car 8/29/2014 5:52 pm UTC
A weekend-long initiative to crack down on drunken driving kicks off at Albany's Corning Preserve Boat Launch.
Fonda-Fultonville grandstand closed due to safety concerns 8/29/2014 5:48 pm UTC
The Fonda-Fultonville grandstand on the FFCSD athletic field has been closed due to safety concerns, and temporary bleachers will be used instead.
Habitat for Humanity helps revitalize "Jeopardy Corner" 8/29/2014 5:30 pm UTC
Habitat for Humanity is helping a part of Albany, known as the "Jeopardy Corner", get a face-lift.
Troy Police makes changes to staff to help combat growing violence 8/29/2014 4:04 pm UTC
Troy Police are making changes to staffing after city officials met to discuss the continuing violence in the Collar City.
Four arrested, accused of stealing from JC Penney 8/29/2014 3:31 pm UTC
 State Police in Clifton Park have arrested four people for shoplifting from a JC Penney store.
High school senior transitions from basketball team to cheer squad 8/29/2014 3:27 pm UTC
 There are 24 girls on the Guilderland cheerleading squad and one senior on the squad as a unique story.
Tonko holding mobile office hours in Troy 8/29/2014 2:54 pm UTC
Congressman Paul Tonko is hosting mobile office hours in Troy on Friday. 
Homeless man faces 15 charges after he fled from police with his dogs 8/29/2014 11:45 am UTC
Schenectady Police have arrested a homeless man on several charges after he was on vacant city property and fled from police.
Police investigate another shooting in Troy 8/29/2014 11:27 am UTC
The Troy Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Thursday night.

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