Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Monday March 05, 2012
The state Bar Association and leaders of the Innocence Project are pushing for expansion of New York's DNA database
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is announcing new legislation to address unfair foreign trade practices
Voters in a Vermont community are considering closing a public elementary school and re-opening it as an independent school.
A new poll shows Gov. Andrew Cuomo's favorability and job performance have dropped and most New Yorkers see little improvement in key issues during his first 14 months in office.
The Mayfield Central School District is weighing options Monday as the district works to close a massive budget gap.
Police in Glens Falls arrested a man on Sunday they say physically and sexually abused a 7-week-old baby girl.
According to a new Siena Research Institute poll, New York voters seem to like the new teacher evaluation plan worked out in February.
The Albany County Sheriff's Office and the Cohoes Police Department have arrested a 27-year-old Cohoes woman for prostitution on Monday.
The Albany County Sheriff's Office arrested two men for breaking into one of the men's ex-girlfriend's home, shoving her, and damaging property inside her residence and a neighboring residence.
Albany police have broken up six house parties since November which resulted in the hosts getting arrested for providing alcohol to underage people.
More than 200 college students and Occupy Albany demonstrators have disrupted the Capitol in Albany calling for restoration of funding for the State University of New York.
The Town of Malta's growth has some residents looking to limit construction and establish a new noise law.
Troy police arrested four people on Saturday for a burglary involving stolen property and household appliances.
Rotterdam police are investigating several burglaries which occurred early Monday morning.
New York state is telling health insurers they'll lose state contracts if they don't enable women on Medicaid to obtain their choice of contraception.
Amsterdam police have requested a helicopter to help find clues on the double murder that occurred on Friday.
Protesters say 33 students and Occupy Albany activists have been released following their arrests at the Capitol in Albany.
A father and daughter were arrested for having drug laced candy after a traffic stop in Coxsackie on Monday.
The Albany Entertainment Ordinance, known as the Cabaret Law, has passed in the city council by a vote of 10-5.
ALBANY, NY - An Albany man was sentenced to state prison for weapons possession. Ammar Elordi, 21, was arrested for selling four handguns and cocaine in between the dates of August 12, 2011 and September
Dan McCoy says the county is spending more money than it's taking in and it's not a sustainable situation.