Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Thursday May 10, 2012
Five things for you to check out on News10.com this morning!
The Albany County Sheriff's Department reacts to New York's Court of Appeals decision that simply viewing child pornography does not constitute either criminal possession or procurement under state penal law.
A Sergeant from the Albany Police Department is taking on a 300-mile bicycle ride starting from the World Trade Center in honor of those who have died in the line of duty.
Soldiers from a New York Army National Guard battalion are on their way to Afghanistan for a nine-month tour of duty.
Plans to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of thoroughbred racing in Saratoga Springs are getting out of the gate.
A new exhibit tells the story of the fire that devastated downtown Troy 150 years ago.
A more than 100-mile stretch of the Erie Canal is scheduled to reopen after being closed for two days because of high water levels caused by heavy rains earlier this week.
The Massachusetts House of Representatives has passed a budget amendment that would allow cities and towns to decide whether they want to adhere to public health guidelines banning the sale of sweets and some other foods from being sold during school hours.
The first state Senate Republican to publicly support gay marriage in New York says he won't seek re-election.
Police in Saratoga Springs were called to Saratoga Hospital over night where one victim was reported to have sustained a gunshot wound to his leg.
Saturday, May 12th marks the 20th annual food drive by the National Association of Letter Carriers.
New York is moving toward banning indoor tanning for anyone under 18 years old, pushed by advocates who blame booths for a dramatic rise in skin cancer among teenagers.
Toby Keith will be live at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 19th.
The New York State Police say six people have been arrested Thursday after a 14-month-long investigation into the distribution of marihuana in and around the city of Troy.
An Albany man was found guilty Wednesday for assaulting his girlfriend, District Attorney David Soares says.
The Schenectady Police Department announces street closures for Friday, May 11 to allow for shooting of the HBO film "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight."
On Monday Waterford Police arrested a woman for heroin possession.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has asked the president to increase the state's federal reimbursement for damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene from 75 to 90 percent.
Police in Cambridge claim a Washington County woman stole jewelry and prescription pain killers from her neighbors.
Someone has been stealing solid brass flag holders from veterans graves at a Pittsfield cemetery, and the thefts may have been going on for a while.
The Broadalbin-Perth school district and teachers union announced an agreement that will save taxpayers money and avoid some teacher layoffs.
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said he's not interested in banning school bake sales despite regulations adopted by his Department of Public Health that would prohibit the selling of cupcakes and other treats at school, including fundraising events.
Warren County Sheriffs arrested two subjects after an investigation involving crack cocaine sales.
NEWS10 ABC takes you inside the mind of a local hoarder, and shows her unique road to recovery. Tune in Thursday at 11pm for the special report.
A bear was located in a residential backyard in Schenectady on Thursday near North College and Front Streets.
The American Red Cross offered an Albany High School student a scholarship after her efforts coordinating blood drives.