ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Jill Szwed’s weather report has today being a little warmer than the bitter cold it was yesterday. Today’s five things to know features an Albany man arrested after a pursuit on the Northway, a $1M scratch-off ticket sold at Stewart’s in Voorheesville, and a Hoosick man charged with child sex abuse.

1. Albany man arrested after pursuit on Northway

An Albany man was arrested after leading officers on a pursuit on the Northway.

Police: Albany man arrested after pursuit on Northway

2. $1M scratch-off ticket sold at Stewart’s in Voorheesville 

Two people won $1 million after buying scratch-off tickets from Stewart’s Shops. 

$1M scratch-off ticket sold at Stewart’s Shops in Albany

3. UAlbany will push back start of spring semester

The University at Albany has pushed back the start of the spring semester because of COVID.

UAlbany pushes back start of spring semester

4. Tax season starting two weeks early this year

The IRS will begin tax filing season 17 days earlier than last year because of COVID.

Tax season starting two weeks early this year thanks to COVID, IRS funding

5. Hoosick man charged with child sex abuse

A Hoosick man is accused of physically and sexually abusing a child who he provided care to.

Hoosick man facing child sex abuse charges