10 hrs ago
Local restaurant employees claim $1 million Powerball winnings
QUEENSBURY, N.Y. It's not quite $590.5 million, but Saturday's Powerball drawing is still pretty exciting for a group of restaurant workers in Queensbury who say they hold a $1 million winning ticket.
10 hrs ago
Police: Woman faked cancer to obtain funds
Police in Troy have arrested a woman they say falsely claimed to be suffering from breast cancer in order to collect money.
13 hrs ago
Woman accused of faking cancer to collect funds
The Troy Police Department has arrested a woman they say lied about having breast cancer in order to collect money.
Sat May 18, 2013
Honor Flight kicks off at Albany international Airport
Thanks to community support, some local WWII veterans were able to fly to the nation's capital this morning to see a memorial dedicated for their service.
Dedication of Saint Ann Catholic Church held in Watervliet
Saint Ann, a Maronite Catholic church formerly based in Troy, was officially "dedicated to God" Saturday, with a procession and a consecration ceremony.
Teen gets probation, community service in death of 21-year-old friend
It was an emotional day in a Columbia County courtroom Friday during the sentencing of 19-year-old Thomas Griffin.
Section 2 Boys Lacrosse Seedings
Class A May 18 #9 Lasalle @ #8 Columbia 11am #10 Schenectady @ #7 Bethlehem 11am May 21 8/9 winner @ #1 Shenendehowa 7:30pm #5 Saratoga @ #4 Guilderland 4:15pm #6 Colonie @ #3 Shaker 4:30pm 7/10 winner @ #2 CBA 4:15pm May 23 Semi Final 8/9/1 winner vs #4/5 winner @ Highest Seed 7/10/2 winner vs #3/#6 winner @ Highest Seed May 25 Final @ UAlbany 6pm ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Troy teen charged in father's death released from jail
A 17-year-old Troy girl charged with killing her father last year has now been released from jail after the county dropped the indictment.
Wed May 15, 2013
Cuomo kicks off new round of Regional Economic Development Councils
Governor Andrew Cuomo kicked off the third round of competition for the Regional Economic Development Councils Wednesday, awarding a total of $760 million in state funding and tax incentives.
DA: Vito Lopez's conduct 'alarming' not criminal
A New York district attorney says he has completed his investigation of sexual harassment allegations against Assemblyman Vito Lopez, and the lawmaker's conduct was "alarming" but not criminal.
Sno Kone Joe: 'Who's harassing who?'
Sno Kone Joe owners and operators 21-year-old Amanda Scott and her boyfriend 34-year-old Josh Malatino, both of Gloversville, are suing the city after they refused to reinstate their permit after it was terminated last week.
Tue May 14, 2013
5/14/13: Today's Tips: Tuesday
MUSIC : Findlay Cockrell @ the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall , Troy. The Music @ Noon lunchtime concert series concludes its spring season with the return of the veteran pianist performing selections from his latest album, Findlay in Blue: The 3 American Gs , featuring music by Gershwin, Gottschalk and Gould.
Mon May 13, 2013
Wall Street Journal
The Secret to An Afternoon Energy Boost: Red Lighting
Many people experience a period of reduced alertness in the afternoon, what researchers call the post-lunch dip.
Albany Times Union
Uncertainty over Northway exit scuttles Colonie retail deal
The uncertainty surrounding a planned airport exit for the Adirondack Northway apparently has scuttled plans for a retail project on the site of the former Engel Farm off Albany-Shaker Road in Colonie.
Teen sentenced after guilty plea in Takim Smith robbery case
New details out of Troy where a third teen has admitted to taking part in the robbery and stabbing death of Takim Smith.
School principal under investigation for ammunition purchase
Superintendent Robert Libby says Cohoes City School District and the Cohoes Police Department are investigating the alleged purchase by high school principal Joseph Rajczak in the parking lot of the school on May 1st.
Albany Times Union
Another plea in Troy killing
Ravenal Gregory "Kannons" Dunbar appears in front of Judge Patrick McGrath to take a plea in the murder case of Takim Smith May 13, 2013 in the Rensselear County Courthouse in Troy, N.Y. Ravenal Gregory "Kannons" Dunbar appears in front of Judge Patrick McGrath with his attorney Robert Knightly, left, to take a plea in the murder case of Takim ... (more)
Albany Times Union
Search warrants: Shopped, signed and sealed
Ronita McColley describes how her apartment was torn apart by a drug task force in 2008 after they raided the wrong house during an interview at her home in Troy, NY Thursday April 25, 2013.
Sun May 12, 2013
National Public Radio
Litterbugs Beware: Turning Found DNA Into Portraits
Heather Dewey-Hagborg was sitting in a therapy session a while ago and noticed a painting on the wall.
5/11/13: Today's Tips: Saturday
MUSIC : Tom Rush @ the Eighth Step at Proctors , Schenectady. The veteran folkie has still got the goods.