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5 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Oil tank at the Port of Albany Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Rail oil tanker cars sit at the Port of Albany Thursday Dec. 12, 2013, in Albany, N.Y. Rail oil tanker cars sit at the Port of Albany Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 in Albany, N.Y. Rail oil tanker cars sit at the Port of Albany Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 in Albany, N.Y. Rail oil tanker ... (more)
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10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business
Representative Bill Owens applauded Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement of a third round of Regional Economic Development Council funding.
14 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
A grand jury has indicted John Halacy, the Rensselaer man who last month avoided rape charges after a prosecutor failed to file a key document in the case, for an alleged Thanksgiving Day burglary in Colonie.
19 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Not only is Styrofoam banned at major chain restaurants in Albany County, the County Executive also wants to launch a 3-part initiative to enhance green efforts.
An Albany man pleaded guilty to aggravated driving while intoxicated, a felony, in Albany County Court Wednesday, in a case stemming from an arrest where his blood alcohol level hit 0.23 percent, Albany County prosecutors said.
Two Skidmore College researchers have patent for a special use of the antioxidant manganese T-BAP for use in weight loss.
A White Plains man admitted getting an 89-year-old woman to send him more than $7,900 after telling her she'd won a sweepstakes prize, Albany County prosecutors said.
John Halacy was taken into custody by Colonie police on burglary charges after his appearance in Rensselaer City Court on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013.
A 23-year-old Rensselaer man was taken into custody in connection with a burglary following a court appearance for a different case.
At the Focus Food Pantry, organizers are gearing up for an overload in demand as cuts to food stamps have led to an increasing number of those who need help.
Shanikqua Thomas, 27, of Albany was arrested Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, after she allegedly drove a car into people, injuring six.
Another prominent Chicagoan and his family survived the Panic of 1873 and the Long Depression that followed.
A mentally challenged man who raped an 8-year-old boy near Lincoln Park in 2012 was sentenced to 16 years to life in prison Thursday.