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Tuesday April 24, 2012
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North Greenbush fire officials say two residents sustained injuries after a fire broke out at their home early Tuesday morning.
On Tuesday Schoharie County announced that all of the Audible Warning Sirens used in a dam emergency or dam failure are up and running.
Police in Rotterdam have arrested three individuals for arson after an investigation showed they were responsible for damaging an East Claremont Avenue home with explosives and tools.
On Earth Day this past Sunday, two Red-tailed Hawk eggs began to hatch in a nest 70 feet above the Cornell University campus in Ithaca.
Campus and local authorities are investigating after a homophobic slur was found etched into the door of a Williams College dorm room.
In the first twelve hours of Operation Hang Up more than 150 drivers were ticketed for using hand-held devices while driving, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.
An Albany woman was ticketed after she accidentally hit the gas, instead of the break, and crashed into a garage.
The lawyer for a mother convicted of murder after her live-in partner fatally beat her toddler in 2004 has asked New York's top court to throw out her conviction, arguing that she didn't show "depraved indifference" by failing to get the boy medical care for seven hours.
A Guilderland man was sentenced to State Prison on Tuesday for driving drunk with two children in his vehicle.
The Village of Fort Edward has released a public health notice for residents:
A ceremony was held Tuesday morning in Rensselaer County to remember victims in drunk driving accidents.
An Albany man plead guilty on Tuesday to breaking in to apartments and stealing money from elderly residents.
A suburban police officer has been charged with stealing $40 worth of baby food from a Long Island supermarket.
New York's top court is set to hear the appeal of a murder conviction by a woman whose live-in partner fatally beat her son in 2004 while she was out shopping.
The U.S. trustee has objected to Kodak's plan to pay $13.5 million in bonuses to persuade certain employees to stay with the company as it reorganizes under bankruptcy protection.
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Democrats in control of New York's Assembly have proposed distributing money from Wall Street fraud penalties to political candidates who volunteer to accept public financing of their campaigns.
A federal prosecutor is announcing criminal charges and a settlement related to an investigation of Lend Lease U.S. Construction, a division of an international construction company.
Authorities have charged three people with tossing homemade explosive devices at an Albany-area man's home and vehicle, causing thousands of dollars in damage during four separate attacks.
George Washington's personal copy of the Acts of Congress is heading to a New York City auction. Its presale estimate is $2 million to $3 million.
Attorneys are focusing on financial motives for the killings of Florida millionaire Ben Novack Jr. and his mother.
Backers of marijuana decriminalization have failed in their effort to bring the measure to the full Vermont House for a vote.
A man accused of cat hoarding will be arraigned in Halfmoon Town Court on Tuesday.
The Brooklyn District Attorney's office says Orthodox Jewish defendants accused of sex crimes through a community hotline aren't being publicly identified out of concerns that it could lead to revealing the...
Lawmakers on eastern Long Island have approved a plan to trim the payroll by 315 jobs by July 1.
A Massachusetts man who authorities say was a leading member of New York's Colombo crime family won a two-week postponement of his scheduled guilty plea after his lawyer cited health concerns.
Mitt Romney has a chance to substantially boost his convention delegate tally when New York Republicans vote in the state's presidential primary.
The air is clear near a potentially contaminated building in Albany.
The father of three girls killed in a Christmas morning fire in Connecticut says he's channeling his grief into a project that supports school arts programs in their memory.
Two Brooklyn men are arrested for drugs after a thruway stop near New Baltimore.
On Monday Bennington state workers returned to work in a permanent building after the "sick building" was demolished.
Two local sports teams joined together this season for charity.
The first Alzheimer's Café opened in Albany on Tuesday.
State investigators say an upstate New York jail inmate died because deputies improperly restrained him during a struggle in 2010.
A 43-year-old New York man who was convicted of beating his 5-month-old daughter to death has been sentenced to five to 15 years in prison.
National Grid says about 4,900 homes and businesses are without power in western New York because of yesterday's snow storm. The outages are reported in Monroe, Erie, Orleans, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua counties.
Newt Gingrich's daughter says the former House speaker will "reassess" his campaign after the votes are tallied in Delaware, potentially setting the stage for his exit from the Republican presidential race.
The Greenwich School Superintendent was in court on Tuesday to answer charges in a child sex abuse case.
New York's senior senator wants to save some endangered upstate post offices.
More collaboration and more creative promotion for new artists are needed as the Latin music industry continues to grow and diversify, industry leaders said Tuesday at the opening of Billboard's 23rd Latin Music...
A New York woman who drunkenly drove the wrong way for six miles on Interstate 95 before killing a man in a crash has been sentenced to at least three years in prison.
The space shuttle Enterprise is tentatively scheduled to arrive in New York City on Friday.
The family of the victim accusing a Greene County priest of sexual abuse spoke out about the allegations as the victim now faces an attempted murder charge.
As of Tuesday evening there was a low turnout of voters at the Shaker Road Firehouse in Colonie.
Mitt Romney has won the Republican presidential primaries in Connecticut and Rhode Island.
For the past three weeks there was a lack of rain in the Capital Region. The area finally got rain on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday.
Mitt Romney is building on his big lead in the race for convention delegates with wins in Republican presidential primaries in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware.
A JetBlue aircraft bound for West Palm Beach, Florida made an emergency landing at a suburban New York airport shortly after hitting birds upon takeoff.
The residual effects of Tropical Storms Irene and Lee are still felt in the Rotterdam Junction. The town is still in need of repairs but have no money left to help rebuild.
Armed with a fresh slate of primary victories, Mitt Romney is urging Americans to "hold on a little longer."
A suspect who got away during an armed robbery for prescription drugs at an East Harlem pharmacy that ended with the fatal shooting of another suspect has been captured.
Retired CBS anchorman Dan Rather says his lawsuit against his former network was worth it, even though the $70 million breach-of-conduct case was rejected by New York courts.
Mitt Romney has a chance to substantially boost his delegate tally when New York Republicans vote in the state's presidential primary.
Individual counties in New York will be releasing election results on their websites. Click on the name of the county you'd like to view results for.
Former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says he expects to endorse Mitt Romney.
A former Stillwater Village Fire Department volunteer allegedly used a stolen credit card from the fire department.
The staff at the NYS GOP Headquarters say even though the turnout was low, it was what they expected for a few reasons.