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2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
A Schenectady man is accused of swiping tools worth $2,000 from a Rotterdam Junction home, and then driving away with them in a 1997 Jeep Wrangler - which he also stole, town police said Thursday.
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6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
The TU reported on Thursday that the state prison guards' union NYSCOPBA will go on the air with ads blasting the imminent closings of four prisons, including Mt.
11 hrs ago | Albany Times Union
Mark Stephens is perfectly cast in "The Santaland Diaries" as a stand-in for author David Sedaris.
By Steven Cook Gazette Reporter A city man arrested on a new drunken-driving charge in September, just five days before he was to be sentenced in a previous incident, will be going to prison for as much as three years, instead of spending a few months in the county jail.
New York state awarded $715.9 million in grants Wednesday to spark job growth statewide by funding proposals such as high-tech mega-projects, major commercial developments and tourism.
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.Y. A Schenectady woman is accused of giving authorities a false name during a traffic stop to avoid arrest, but the name she gave still led to her arrest.
Albany Mayor-elect Kathy Sheehan has been elected chair of the Capital District Transportation Committee, a policy-making board that oversees distribution of federal transportation funds in four of the five counties - Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga and Schenectady - that make up the metropolitan area.
The 183-room Holiday Inn in Schenectady, NY will close temporarily in January for a $6 million to $7 million renovation and re-branding of the property.
The emergency room at St. Mary's Hospital at Guy Park Avenue reopened this morning after it was evacuated Monday afternoon when a woman walked into that area of the hospital with a substance that created a strong odor, officials said.
Perhaps many of us do not ever consider how history and experience developed the American soul, it was this spirit of self-reliance and independence that created a people that could stand up against all odds and win.
According to authorities, one man was found with a stab wound to the neck at the Imperial Motel at 927 State Street around 9:10 p.m. WATERVLIET, N.Y. - Two people were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop on I-787 in Watervliet.
ALBANY, N.Y. Albany Fire Department Chief Robert C. Forezzi announced Monday that he intends to retire as of January 1, 2014.
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. A local woman has been sentenced in connection to the stabbing death of her boyfriend this past summer.
A local attorney accused of scheming to defraud people and grand larceny is due back in court for a preliminary hearing.