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3 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
New details have been released in Monday's St. Mary's Hospital hazmat situation in Amsterdam.
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5 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record
The 200th class of the New York State Police Academy graduates Tuesday from the Basic School in a ceremony at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany before going to their new assignments around the state.
9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Airline passengers at Albany International Airport, whether traveling for business or leisure, oppose letting fellow travelers use their cellphones for calls while in the air.
Good government groups held an event in Albany to urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to act on the recommendations of his corruption-busting Moreland Commission.
At about 2:00 a.m., officers responded to 325 First Street for a report of a shooting.
IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT AT TIMES DURING THE MID WEEK TIME FRAME WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS AND VERY POOR VISIBILITY IN HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW BANDS.
ALBANY, N.Y. Albany Fire Department Chief Robert C. Forezzi announced Monday that he intends to retire as of January 1, 2014.
Times Union Staff Photo by Stacey Lauren The Stellamare cargo ship in the Hudson River in Albany, NY on Wednesday December 10, 2003 the day after it capsized.
The New York state legislative session starts in earnest in January, and some issues will be pressing for those in the Senate.
A fast moving storm system will move into WNY late this evening. We expect a mix of snow sleet and freezing drizzle with this system.
In 2005, New York had 33 business-tax credits costing taxpayers $673 million. This year, it's 50 different credits worth $1.7 billion - almost triple what it was just six years ago, an independent report found.
Albanian billionaire Sahit Muja calls for Greater Albania: The greater Albania lands including parts of Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro.
In this March 16, 2012 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, and Syracuse, N.Y., Mayor Stephanie Miner talk during a bill signing ceremony in the Red Room at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. A federal bankruptcy court's decision, Dec. 3, 2013 in Detroit to put a constitutionally protected public pension on the table for cuts means a major ... (more)
My memory turns to Mandela's speech to the Irish Parliament and the people of Ireland, whose history is filled with oppression and sadness: "It could have been that our own hearts turned to stone.
More potential competitors for upstate New York casino licenses are emerging despite an increasingly crowded Northeast market.
A group of local animal rights activists will protest a professional bull riding event at the Times Union Center Saturday evening, charging that the spectacle of man versus beast exploits and harms the animals.