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3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
The other day a friend was complaining about the problems that arise when casinos open - the rise in crime and problem gambling, for starters - and grousing that we're plunging forward with casino development anyway.
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7 hrs ago | Business Journal
Ulukaya, a University at Albany alumnus, will deliver the commencement address at the undergraduate ceremony on May 18 and D'Ambra will speak at the graduate ceremony on May 17. Both will receive honorary degrees.
11 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
A homeowner in Knoxville, Tennessee found a dead body under her porch during an Easter egg hunt with her son.
15 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
On Wednesday April 16, at about 9:00 p.m., officers responded to the area of North Second Street and Walter Street for a report of group with a handgun.
16 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
According to Sheriff Craig Apple , they were high-quality replications. He also said smaller denomination counterfeit bills are harder to spot than larger bills.
16 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley says 22-year-old Alexandra Santos of Easley died Thursday after she was shot in the back as she sat in the front seat of a friend's car.
16 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
According to Sheriff Craig Apple, they were high-quality replications. He also said smaller denomination counterfeit bills are harder to spot than larger bills.
17 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Sawyer , 25, has been in police custody in Florida since the end of March. The Troy man is accused of using his cell phone to take so-called "selfies" of himself sexually abusing several children.
18 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
During a traffic stop on Wednesday, April 16, investigators were conducting surveillance on two men, observed their vehicle on Central Avenue in Colonie, and pulled them over for a traffic law violation.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy just signed into law a measure that will make his state the first to raise its minimum wage to $10.10, the national standard sought by President Barak Obama and Democrats.
In the transition from paper to computer records, state courts have expanded electronic filing of civil cases to New York City, Long Island and 10 upstate counties with free public access to most information.
Information and technology services firm, IPLogic Inc., will move its headquarters from Latham, NY to Rochester following its December merger with global IT services company CloudSmartz.
Robert Haas, 35, of Hudson Falls is accused of assaulting the victim earlier this month and obstructing their breathing in the process.
The Port of Albany has been the focus of a lot of attention lately because of community debate over the location of a proposed crude oil processing plant.
We're at another beginning of the ending of cold weather . Let's hope the forecasts and the levees all hold.
The AFSCME local that represents employees at Capital District Off-track Betting Corp. on Wednesday announced support of the proposed casino at Exit 23. The group led by Rochester developer David Flaum and Capital OTB President John Signor, calling itself Capital Gaming LLC, received the endorsement of AFSCME Council 66 Local 2055.
Sheriff Craig Apple says Irina Mockute-Savyer was last seen Tuesday behind the wheel of a loaner vehicle from a local dealership.