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22 min ago | 13WHAM
JetBlue says it plans to start daily service at the Albany airport, the last of the large airports in New York state to land the low-cost airline.
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1 hr ago | WTEN-TV Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. Three people pleaded guilty to three unrelated incidents of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol, according to Albany County DA Soares.
1 hr ago | Press & Sun-Bulletin
An exhibit in the state Legislative Office Building in Albany honoring "Women of Distinction" features a tribute to the career and life of astronaut and Elmira native Eileen Collins.
2 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology
In response to drug-resistant "superbugs" that send millions of people to hospitals around the world, scientists are building tiny, "molecular drill bits" that kill bacteria by bursting through their protective cell walls.
5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
In a recent column, we answered reader Lyn Hohmann's question about a traffic signal at Edgecomb Street and Whitehall Road in Albany.
9 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
The American Red Cross is helping six adults and a child stay warm after a fire on Homestead Avenue in Albany.
If you could sum up the history of the Capital Region in 50 objects, what would they be? Which stories would they tell? The Albany Institute of History & Art wants your ideas.
Authorities were investigating a Twitter account that created a competition for the best looking girls at Shaker High in Albany, N.Y. The anonymous account holders of @SHSBracketology selected four students from each grade and called for classmates to rank them by their looks.
When you search for the Albany Station on the Internet, be sure you get the one in Oregon, if that's the one you're looking to learn about.
Gillie Waddington of Enfield, N.Y., raises a fist during rally against hydraulic fracturing of natural gas wells at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012.
Weathering the storm in more ways than one, Executive Director Michael A. Clark said the mission of the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District remains as important as ever.
Albany Fire Department Captain Jon Musella gets help putting on his green ascot by Lieutenant Robert Cook during the 64th Annual Albany St Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday March 15, 2014 in Albany, N.Y. People line Central Avenue to watch the 64th Annual Albany St Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday March 15, 2014 in Albany, N.Y. A vendor displays ... (more)
A prayer meeting and informational gathering for missing Shaker High graduate Reny Jose will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Schenectady JCC, 2565 Balltown Road.
County Executive Dan McCoy, center, signs an executive order and directive to examine and report on the expansion of oil processing activities and its impact on public health and safety on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Albany County office building in Albany, N.Y. The owners of an oil terminal seeking to expand operations in the Port of Albany ... (more)
Here are some things you wouldn't know if it weren't for state and federal freedom of information laws: For years, Albany had a secret system to fix parking tickets, including bull's-eye window stickers issued by the city's police union that enabled officers and their friends to avoid fines.