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18 min ago | FOX23
Prescription drug and heroin abuse is on the rise, and multiple local agencies are partnering to combat the problem.
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4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
The 66-year-old Bob & Ron's Fish Fry is developing a second location, in Latham, that should be open by the first or second week in April, according to owner Dan Zonca.
8 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Michael Jones, 36, was charged with Failure to Report Change of Address, his second conviction, under the New York State Corrections Law, a felony.
11 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. The woman who was rushed to the hospital on Monday morning after a fire broke out at an Albany home, has died.
11 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. A Gloversville man was arrested on Monday on charges stemming from an incident that occurred earlier this month.
13 hrs ago | 13WHAM
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM WEDNESDAY TO 5 AM EDT THURSDAY.
13 hrs ago | North County Public Radio
A rally is planned for later this morning in Albany to protest the planned closure of four state prisons across New York, including Chateaugay and Mt.
15 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
When your city is facing a $16.5 million budget gap, it's long past the time to rein in costs.
Hotel developers are taking a new interest in downtown Albany, NY now that the city is constructing a $66.5 million convention center.
March 10, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced the sentencing of Sarina Francis, a certified nurse's aide at the Hudson Park Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Albany, who fractured the arm of an elderly nursing home patient.
Donald Rapier, the Chicago high school student whose commentary on killer whales was cribbed by Sen. Greg Ball's office for use in a bill memo, will be coming to Albany for May 28's Animal Awareness Day.
A man who admitted he tried to abduct a student at knifepoint in October near the University at Albany was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Monday.
According to Fire Chief Warren Abriel Jr., three people were inside the Adirondack Street home at the time of the fire, including a toddler.
Police say they have arrested Richie Love Montanez, 28. He has been charged with rape in the 2nd degree, a felony.
Firefighters made quick work for a fire Monday morning on the city's west side. A fire reported at a home at 69 Adirondack St., was under control, a dispatcher said at 9:45 a.m. ALBANY - Firefighters made quick work of a fire that damaged a ranch-style house at 69 Adirondack St., Monday morning.
According to the Fire Chief, three people were inside the home at the time of the fire, including a toddler.
Moving the future location of the Albany Convention Center closer to Empire State Plaza and the Capitol, along with other state and local governmental sites like the Court of Appeals and City Hall, creates an opportunity to establish an Albany Press Club , similar to the National Press Club .