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    Schoharie residents mark three year anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene Video included

    The Schoharie community has come a long way since Tropical Storm Irene hit the area three years ago. More>>


    Troy officials to discuss violent crimes at press conference

    Troy City Council members say there will be a press conference on Thursday morning to address the outbreak of violent crime.  More>>

    Hospital check for drug theft post-Amish abduction

    The hospital that employed a suspect in the abduction of two Amish girls in northern New York is conducting an investigation into the possibility that he stole drugs from the facility. More>>

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    Hurricane Cristobal to move toward north Atlantic

    Hurricane Cristobal is expected to move rapidly toward the north Atlantic, staying away from Bermuda and passing south of Nova Scotia. More>>

    Former fire department volunteer sentenced for arsons Video included

    A former West Glens Falls Fire Department volunteer was sentenced for setting a number of fires at the fire station. More>>

    Albany mayor makes agreement with proposed East Greenbush casino Video included

    Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan agrees to a non-exclusive commitment with the proposed East Greenbush casino. More>>

    Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes


    The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should. More>>

    Body of missing Clifton Park woman found

    The New York State Police have located the missing Clifton Park woman. More>>

    Maine lobsterman catches rare blue lobster


    A Maine lobsterman says he and his 14-year-old daughter caught a one-in-two-million crustacean: a blue lobster. More>>

    Councilwoman hit with backlash after casino reversal Video included

    An East Greenbush councilwoman says inappropriate comments about her were made on a blog because she's changed her mind on a proposed casino plan. More>>

    Troy Police Chief asks residents to remain vigilant amid rash of crimes Video included

    Following a double homicide last week, a string of unsolved arsons, and other unsolved homicides, there was yet another act of violence in the City of Troy on Tuesday night. More>>

    Boston Marathon bombing victim marries his nurse


    If something good could come out of the Boston Marathon bombing, James Costello and Krista D'Agostino seem to have found it. More>>

    Police: Man had inappropriate sexual contact with three underage males

    Gloversville Police have arrested a man on a number of counts of sexual offenses following an investigation. More>>

    Both dogs involved in deadly attack on smaller animal to be put down Video included

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    A Schenectady man whose two dogs killed a small terrier in June has learned the fate of the animals on Wednesday. More>>

    Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved


    Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours. More>>

    Cuomo: New York to investigate Time Warner outage

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says regulators will investigate what caused Time Warner Cable's nationwide Internet outage as the state reviews the company's merger with Comcast Corp. More>>

    State Police arrest teens involved in rock throwing incidents

    State Police have arrested two juveniles for throwing rocks onto commercial vehicles from the Rynex Corners Road overpass. More>>

    New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill


    State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill. More>>

    Colonie PD arrest one of three suspects in home invasion incident

    Colonie Police have arrested one person for their alleged role in a home invasion that happened on Monday evening. More>>

    Correction: Emmys-List story


    By The Associated Press In a story Aug. 26 listing the Emmy Awards winners, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Adam Bernstein won for outstanding directing of a miniseries, movie or dramatic... More>>

    Sheriff: Man threatened victim with machete in parking lot

    The Warren County Sheriff's Office say they have arrested a man for menacing.


    Experts find 283 DNA samples from MH17 site


    Experts working to identify the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 have gathered DNA samples from 283 people and have positively identified 173. More>>

    Police investigating Troy shooting Video included

    The Troy Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Tuesday evening. More>>

    Rotterdam wins drinking water title at NY Fair

    The Schenectady County town of Rotterdam has bragging rights to best tasting tap water in the state. More>>

    Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested


    A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause... More>>

    Ebola has 'upper hand' says US health official


    Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to the hardest-hit countries. More>>

    Police: Suspicious vehicle approaches young teen

    A suspicious vehicle approached a young teen as she was walking down the street, according to police. More>>

    Albany city officials seek solutions after recent flooding Video included

    Albany city officials held a meeting Monday night to hear residents' issues after recent flash flooding. More>>

    A Florida police dispatcher will be disciplined for not offering help to a frantic mother whose toddler son had locked himself inside her broiling car, officials said today. More>>

    Family, friends, remember lives of murder victims as they are laid to rest Video included

     There was a full spectrum of emotions on Tuesday morning as family and friends gathered at St. Augustine Church to honor the lives of Maria and Allen Lockrow.  More>>

    Police search for missing Clifton Park woman

    The New York State Police is seeking help looking for a missing Clifton Park woman. More>>

    Identity of deceased hiker released Video included

    Officials have identified the hiker who died at the Poestenkill Gorge Monday as 27-year-old Jean A. Francillon of Albany.


    Man accused of stabbing co-worker with carving knife Video included

     Police have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed his co-worker in the back at a restaurant on Broadway. More>>

    NY state overtime costs on pace for record high

    New York state agencies racked up more than $316 million in overtime in the first six months of 2014, continuing a recent trend of sharply higher overtime costs for taxpayers. More>>

    GE opening new fuel cell facility in Malta Video included

    General Electric is opening a new facility located in Malta and will be devoted to the development of fuel cells. More>>

    Police investigating home invasion in Colonie

    Police say they are investigating an overnight home invasion which injured two people in the Town of Colonie. More>>

    Woman admits to convincing elderly woman to sign over home

     A woman accused of convincing an elderly woman to sign over her home, has pleaded guilty. More>>

    Pentagon chief OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

    Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has recommended awarding a posthumous Medal of Honor to a black soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France during World War I. More>>

    Mother charged after leaving baby in hot car

    Authorities say a western New York woman has been charged after a man had to break a window on her car when she left the child in the vehicle while she shopped. More>>

    Services scheduled for murder victims as search for suspects continues Video included

    Calling hours will be held on Monday for the couple who was brutally murdered inside their Lansingburgh home last week. More>>

    'Breaking Bad' and 'Modern Family' win Emmy Awards


    "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New... More>>

    Patriot Flight attendees recall time in service Video included

    Veterans who recently took the Patriot Flight reunited in Albany Monday and recalled their time in service. More>>

    Businesses: Quake cleanup shouldn't deter tourists Video included


    The earthquake that jarred California's wine capital caused $1 billion in damage, Napa County officials estimated Monday as business owners mopped up high-end vintages that spilled from barrels and bottles and swept... More>>

    Pediatricians say kids need more sleep Video included

    Pediatricians from around the country are urging school systems to start at a later hour stating students need more sleep. More>>

    Liberia: Doctor given experimental Ebola drug dies


    A Liberian doctor who received one of the last known doses of an experimental Ebola drug has died, officials said Monday. Separately, Canada said it has yet to send out an untested vaccine that the government is donating. More>>

    Soldier dies after shooting herself in Virginia


    An enraged soldier barricaded herself in a building at a Virginia Army base, threw objects around the office and then fatally shot herself in the head Monday as law enforcement officials tried to negotiate with her,... More>>

    Report states NYRA overcharged on bets Video included

    New York state's inspector general says horse race bettors were overcharged more than $7 million because of widespread failures by the group that runs three New York thoroughbred tracks.


    Pretty nails may be the newest way to foil date rape. More>>

    Family and friends remember the life of Matthew Fiske Video included

    A fatal motor vehicle accident on I-87 southbound this weekend resulted in a death of 43-year-old Matthew Fiske of Rotterdam. More>>

    Halacy sentenced to four years for rape charge

    A Rensselaer man who avoided felony rape charges due to a paperwork error by the District Attorney's office was sentenced after eventually pleading guilty to second-degree rape.    More>>

    Amish to build garage for pair who returned girls

    An Amish community is building a new garage for the northern New York couple who returned two kidnapped Amish girls to their home. More>>

    Wildfire burns near Gold Rush-era boomtown


    Crews working in steep terrain were building containment lines around a wildfire that chased people from about 200 homes near the California Gold Rush-era boomtown of Weaverville. More>>

    Montgomery Co. State of Emergency lifted, boil water advisory still in effect

    The State of Emergency for Montgomery County has been lifted. More>>

    Local Ukrainians celebrate 23 years of independence Video included

    Local Ukrainians gathered at the St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church yesterday to celebrate the 23 anniversary of Ukraine's independence. More>>

    NY fishing touted in new TV tourism ads

    New York's finest fishing waters from Long Island to the Thousand Islands are featured in a TV tourism ad unveiled by Gov. Andrew Cuomo over the weekend. More>>

    Upstate NY museum receives French print collection

    A Texas law school professor has donated an extensive collection of 19th century French prints and books to a museum in upstate New York. More>>

    NY products featured in new vending machines

    New vending machines featuring New York's homegrown products have been introduced at the State Fair and will soon be added at state-run highway rest areas across the state. More>>

    Strong California quake shakes famed wine country Video included


    The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's famed wineries and historic... More>>

    Dad of 18-year-old shot by officer asks for peace Video included


    The father of a black 18-year-old shot to death by a white police officer in Ferguson pleaded Sunday for a "day of silence" as he lays his son to rest Monday. More>>

    Official: British Ebola patient to be evacuated


    The first British citizen confirmed to be infected with the deadly Ebola disease is being evacuated from Sierra Leone on a jet sent by the Royal Air Force, a Sierra Leone official said Sunday. More>>

    North Greenbush Police crack down before Labor Day

    Police say they conducted a DWI and Impaired Traffic Safety checkpoint on Friday evening into early Saturday morning, in an effort to reduce drunk driving for the upcoming Labor Day Weekend. More>>

    Albany residents react over Wellington Annex implosion Video included

    the Albany skyline has been changed forever. More>>

    Lord & Taylor previews at Saratoga Race Course

    There are still a couple of weeks before "Lord Taylor" makes its return to the Capital Region at Crossgates Mall. More>>

    Pro and con to argue Mass. natural gas pipeline

    Representatives of Kinder Morgan are scheduled to visit western Massachusetts to present their side in a debate over a natural gas pipeline expansion. More>>

    Track regulars celebrate Travers Day in style Video included

    It's not just the racing that makes Travers Day a big draw at Saratoga.

    A deep-fried, bacon-wrapped fair season is here

    It's state fair season around the country, the time of year for over-the-top food. More>>

    Police in Vermont investigate gas station robbery

    Vermont State Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men involved in a gas station robbery. More>>

    Police use taser on Schaghticoke man

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    State Police say a Schaghticoke man has been arrested after allegedly destroying property and being a physical menace to a victim. More>>

    Crews clean up water main break in Guilderland Video included

    A water boil advisory for Guilderland has been lifted this morning. More>>

    One dead after Northway accident Video included

    A fatal motor vehicle accident on I-87 southbound resulted in one death and serious injuries for another Saturday night. More>>

    Sen. Rand Paul: Hillary Clinton a 'war hawk'

    Republican Sen. Rand Paul says that if Hillary Rodham Clinton seeks the presidency, some voters will worry that she will get the U.S. involved in another Mideast war. More>>

    Troy residents want peace Video included

    Anger over the recent violence has been growing among residents in Troy, but yesterday, that was channeled into a positive outlook. More>>

    Protesters, police march peacefully in Ferguson Video included


    A diverse group of protesters, many of them children, marched peacefully Saturday as calm prevailed for a fourth straight day in the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black 18-year-old was shot by a white police officer,... More>>

    Bills DT Branch arrested on DWI charges

    Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Alan Branch has been arrested for drunken driving in upstate New York. More>>

    V.E. Day tops Wicked Strong in 145th Travers

    V.E. Day caught Wicked Strong late to take the 145th running of the Travers Stakes by a nose Saturday over an impressive field that included Belmont champion Tonalist and favorite Bayern. More>>

    No arrests as thousands rally over chokehold death


    Thousands of people expressing grief, anger and hope for a better future marched peacefully through Staten Island on Saturday to protest the chokehold death of an unarmed black man by a white police officer. More>>

    Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland


    Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, scientists said, prompting the country to close airspace over the area. More>>

    Bills debut stadium renovations

    The Buffalo Bills unveiled $130 million in renovations to Ralph Wilson Stadium at their sold out preseason home opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday night. More>>

    Bombings kill 42 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack


    Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 42 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before that has heightened sectarian tensions amid... More>>

    Man arrested after stealing "refunds"

    Police say a man has been arrested after crediting store refunds to his personal credit card. More>>

    Troy man passes counterfeit money at State Fair

    Police say they arrested a Troy man for using counterfeit money at the fair. More>>

    Travers Day kicks off its 145th season

    Today kicks off the 145th running of the Traver’s Stakes Race at the Saratoga Race Course. More>>

    Burglary in Halfmoon leads to arrests

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    Police say two men have been arrested after allegedly burglarizing a home in Halfmoon. More>>

    Downtown Albany building set for implosion

    The rescheduled implosion of an 11-story building in downtown Albany is set for this weekend. More>>

    Thousands to march against NY chokehold death

    Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer. More>>

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    • Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California

      Day 3 of big waves expected in Southern California

      Thursday, August 28 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:09:42 GMT
      Southern California is seeing the kind of epic surf usually associated with Hawaii or Tahiti. Beaches are thronged with wave riders and crowds are coming to watch the action even as seaside communities try to stave...More >>
      A third day of huge waves, dangerous rip currents and potential flooding was expected Thursday in Southern California as the coast felt the ripple effects of Tropical Storm Marie churning off the Mexican coast.More >>
    • 5 things to know about earthquake faults

      5 things to know about earthquake faults

      Thursday, August 28 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:49:57 GMT
      The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake...More >>
      The 6.0-earthquake that damaged buildings and left scores of people injured in California's wine country was the largest temblor to hit the San Francisco Bay Area since the 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake in 1989.More >>
    • Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO

      Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO

      Thursday, August 28 2014 10:28 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:28:55 GMT
      Trucks have started making deliveries to a New England supermarket chain just hours after it was announced that the chain's former CEO, whose ouster led to worker walkouts and customer boycotts, had completed a...More >>
      Hours after reaching an agreement to buy the company, the restored chief of New England's Market Basket supermarket chain celebrated with workers in a rally at headquarters Thursday, saying he loved them and...More >>
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    • Islamic State group kills captured Syrian soldiers

      Islamic State group kills captured Syrian soldiers

      Thursday, August 28 2014 11:11 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:11:42 GMT
      Syrian activists say government warplanes are targeting rebels near the country's frontier with Israel in the Golan Heights, a day after opposition fighters captured a crossing point there.More >>
      The Islamic State group killed more than 150 troops captured in recent fighting for a string of military bases in northeastern Syria, shooting some and slashing others with knives in the past 24 hours in the latest mass...More >>
    • Israel finds body where American went missing

      Israel finds body where American went missing

      Thursday, August 28 2014 11:09 AM EDT2014-08-28 15:09:40 GMT
      Israeli police say a body has been found in the same area where a U.S. religious student disappeared last week.More >>
      Israeli police say a body has been found in the same area where a U.S. religious student disappeared last week.More >>
    • UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

      UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

      Thursday, August 28 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-08-28 14:49:41 GMT
      Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu says two more Ebola cases exist in the country, raising the number of confirmed cases to 15.More >>
      The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday.More >>
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    • Japanese lawmaker, ex-NFL lineman in North Korea

      Japanese lawmaker, ex-NFL lineman in North Korea

      Thursday, August 28 2014 9:59 AM EDT2014-08-28 13:59:02 GMT
      Led by a Japanese pro wrestler-turned-politician, about 20 mixed martial artists from around the world - including a former NFL lineman - arrived in North Korea on Thursday to put on a series of exhibition matches...More >>
      Led by a Japanese pro wrestler-turned-politician, about 20 mixed martial artists from around the world - including a former NFL lineman - arrived in North Korea on Thursday to put on a series of exhibition matches this...More >>
    • USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

      USC's Josh Shaw suspended after admitting lies

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:28 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:28:40 GMT
      Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.More >>
      Josh Shaw has been an exemplary teammate and a valuable leader at Southern California, earning his fellow Trojans' trust and praise after transferring home to help his family two years ago.More >>
    • What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it

      What to watch at US Open: Bellis, 15, back at it

      Thursday, August 28 2014 4:09 AM EDT2014-08-28 08:09:51 GMT
      American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.More >>
      American teen CiCi Bellis returns to action at the U.S. Open on Thursday, two days after becoming the youngest player to win a match in the tournament since 1996.More >>
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