Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Friday April 27, 2012
A judge is set to hear arguments on a motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against Syracuse University and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim.
Authorities say they've charged a former worker at a suburban Albany gift store with stealing more than $17,000 dollars from her employer over a five-year period.
An upstate New York hotel is warning customers that international hackers broke into its computer system, possibly stealing credit and debits card information.
New York's Department of Financial Services has set public hearings next month to review whether rates for so-called "force-placed" insurance are excessive and to examine the relationships between insurers, banks,...
A man accused of spreading mercury on food and other surfaces in an upstate New York hospital cafeteria has been indicted on federal charges he put people in danger and illegally stored the neurotoxin.
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Authorities say a house fire on Long Island killed two men and critically injured a woman.
A Brooklyn man held for almost a year on a rape charge and sex trafficking has been released from jail until his trial.
An arraignment is scheduled for a man charged with killing a Rochester high school student whose body was found in a suburban swimming pool.
Police say a New York City man was fatally shot while attending a vigil for a friend killed nearly a year ago.
A state appeals court has granted a trial to an upstate New York woman who pleaded guilty to killing her 91-year-old step-great-grandmother more than a decade ago.
Authorities say the northbound lanes of lanes of Interstate 81 between Binghamton and Syracuse remain closed after a piece of heavy equipment being towed on a truck hit a bridge carrying the highway over a local road.
Authorities say a teacher and three students are recovering from burns suffered in a small explosion and fire during a science class demonstration at their suburban Syracuse school.
As their first manager, Casey Stengel, might have said: Simply Amazin'.
Join the News10.com live web chat with sports pyschologist Dr. Wally Bzdell Friday at 10:00 a.m. He will answer your questions about the phenomenon of young athletes & research which shows kids who specialize in sports early tend to burn out faster or risk serious injury. Dr. Bzdell has some good tips for parents on what you can do to nurture your kid's talent while keeping him well rounded.
Police detectives in the City of Hudson are investigating a shooting which occurred Thursday night on Columbia Street.
The parents of a Westchester County college student who drowned in an upstate New York creek after a party are suing nine men they claim played a role in their son's death.
An unusual flying object is on its way to New York City's airspace. The space shuttle Enterprise is riding on top of a modified jumbo jet.
A con man who peddled fictional deals while passing himself off as a Guggenheim descendant has pleaded guilty.
Authorities say a 36-year-old upstate New York man used a frying pan to beat another man to death three years ago.
After a six month investigation, police executed search warrants at two locations in the city of Amsterdam early Friday morning for alleged drug sales that had been occuring.
Eight new sculptures created by students of a top New York City art school will be installed along the Hudson River.
A New York City man convicted of murdering a motivational speaker says the self-help expert was grimly determined to die.
Saratoga County will be featured on ABC's segment "Made in America" on Monday's World News with Diane Sawyer, showing the impact of GlobalFoundaries Fab 8 on the area.
Consumers selling their gold at Capital Cash For Gold on Central Avenue in Albany may have been getting ripped off but not anymore after an undercover operation in Albany County.
A witness says as he pummeled a Florida millionaire with barbells, the man's wife handed him a pillow to muffle her husbands' screams.
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Police say an upstate New York woman has been charged with vehicular manslaughter for the death of a companion in a drunken driving wreck.
Officials say the frigid temperatures forecast for the weekend are normal for late April. But it was the early spring that prompted the National Weather Service to issue freeze warnings for parts of the state.
Police say a New York woman has been charged with vehicular manslaughter for the death of a companion in a drunken driving wreck.
A 24-year-old Berne man was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison on Friday morning for engaging in sexual contact with a 10-year-old girl, Albany County District Attorney David Soares says.
An Albany man was sentenced to 24 years to life in state prison Friday morning for killing his girlfriend at an Albany motel, District Attorney David Soares says.
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A Glens Falls man was charged for allegedly faking an injury to receive insurance benefits.
A fire damaged a Dunkin Donuts in Rensselaer on Friday morning.
Building administrators at the Broadalbin-Perth Central School District will freeze their salaries as part of a five-year contract deal.
The former Clarksville Elementary School may open as a substation for sheriffs.
Cohoes Mayor John McDonald announced on Friday that he will run for Assemblyman of the 108th
A fundraiser on Saturday will help save a landmark at the Farnsworth Middle School in Guilderland.
The Department of Defense says sailor from western New York has been killed in combat in Afghanistan.
A Claverack teen was arrested on Friday after allegedly robbing a cab driver then stealing the taxi cab.
With a frost being forecast for the weekend many farmers across the Capital Region are concerned.
Eight students were found drinking beer and smoking marijuana inside the UAlbany campus radio station.
It's been two years since 17-year-old Jerry Clark committed suicide, after suffering from depression. The family has been adamant that the school district did not do enough to help their son and is now pushing for a law that would require schools to notify parents of the benefits available to disabled children.
Troy Police are investigating a stabbing on Friday night.