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Tuesday May 15, 2012
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Another bear has been spotted in the Capital Region. This one was seen traveling out and about in Rensselaer.
State officials say contracts worth $39 million to improve highways, bridges and parks across New York are open to bidding.
A federal agency has approved a New York rail company's plan to resume freight traffic on a 30-mile stretch of unused tracks in the Adirondacks.
State police say a trooper investigating a home invasion has shot and killed a rifle-wielding suspect in the Hudson Valley.
A Schenectady police sergeant pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in Bethlehem Town Court Tuesday morning.
A race for a state Assembly seat on Long Island won't be the War of the Roses after all. Republican Mark Schimel has decided not to run for the seat held by his estranged wife, Democrat Michelle Schimel.
New York's Assembly's Democratic majority plans to pass its version of the bill Tuesday, sponsored by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and have turned to the public in the fight to win an increase in the minimum wage as the Senate's Republican majority says it won't even bring their bill to the floor for a vote.
The Fulton County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance about several residential burglaries in the county.
Three former whistleblowers who worked in state-funded institutions caring for the disabled say Gov. Andrew Cuomo's legislative proposal to create a new oversight agency is unlikely to halt decades of abuses and cover-ups embedded in the culture.
Custom New York license plates for pediatric multiple sclerosis
research centers raised $20,000 over the past eight years.
The Schenectady County Public Health Department informed Draper Middle School on Tuesday about one confirmed case of Whooping Cough.
The State Racing and Wagering Board voiced their disapproval on Tuesday of NYRA's appointment of a new president and secretary.
New York's legislative leaders agree to move the Sept. 11 political primary to honor the memory of deaths and rescues in the 2001 terrorist attacks.
The father of a murdered disable teen spoke against Governor Cuomo's Justice Center on Tuesday.
NEWS10 ABC's Nicol Lally follows up a local storage auction winner to see if he won any money from a Scotia storage auction he attended.
The Saratoga Springs City Council are expected to vote Tuesday night about the closing time for bars and restaurants.
A Saratoga County judge sentenced a Malta man to prison on Tuesday for raping a young girl.
The family of a missing Greenwich teen offered a $20,000 reward leading to his return.
The anti-fracking movement in New York state is turning up the star power with a rally and concert hosted by actors Mark Ruffalo and Melissa Leo and featuring Natalie Merchant, John Sebastian, Joan Osborne and a host of other performers.
The New York State Department of Health says ticks are on the rise throughout New York State.