Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Friday July 15, 2011
The future of the Cairo-Durham School District's superintendent is still up in the air after the school board decides to postpone a re-vote as to whether or not to renew her contract.
A new Siena College poll says voters are about evenly split in their opinions of a new state report outlining regulations that would allow high-volume hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York state.
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will report taking in more than $3 million in campaign cash over the past three months.
A New York court has refused to dismiss negligence claims against state inspectors who annually certified the capacity limit for a Lake George tour boat before it capsized in 2005, killing 20 of the 48 on board.
A Catskill man is accepting an involuntary manslaughter charge in a deadly Pennsylvania tour boat accident that happened last year.
One of New York's largest labor unions, Public Employees Federation (PEF), is still in negotiations with the governor's office to work out a contract in order to avoid more layoffs.
Another Hollywood movie, "Chickadee," is planning on filming in the Capital Region later this year.
36 hours after his resignation, Albany County Undersheriff Craig Apple is back on the job.
A Gloversville man was arrested on Friday for failing to register as a sex offender in the New York State registry.
Albany police arrested a 20-year-old Troy man for gun possession early Friday morning.
After decades of delay, New York has started collecting taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products sold by Indian-operated companies.
Matthew Slocum is now officially facing murder charges, but his criminal background has led him to jail twice before.
Six DWI arrests were made Thursday night after the Alive At Five concert in Albany, including one arrest of a woman with three kids in the car.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation meant to increase affordable housing in the Adirondacks with a new option for up to four housing units in areas that formerly allowed only one.
Police in Amsterdam were called to investigate the report of bones that were discovered on an island in the Mohawk River, originally thought to be human bones.
A new state law cracks down on a hallucinogenic synthetic drug that authorities say has been deceptively labeled and sold as bath salts online and in convenience stores.
It's a tough topic in any community, but one that hits close to home in Schenectady after a string of suicides in 2009. Organizations are now focusing on parents to try and make sure they intervene before it's too late.
Governor Cuomo says the goal is to protect young people's health in the long run.