Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Thursday May 17, 2012
TROY, NY. - Heavy rain, hail and thunder spanned the Capital Region as a strong cold front moved in from the west Wednesday. In Speigletown, eight-year-old Jarren Wager, his mother and their dog take
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A Saratoga Springs man was arrested after what police are calling a "four day crime spree" including burglary and kidnapping his girlfriend at gunpoint.
The Great Escape theme park in Queensbury will open for the 2012 season this Saturday, May 19th.
A Target employee and his girlfriend have been arrested after the sheriff's department says the two exchanged counterfeit bills for items while he was working as a cashier.
Police in Rotterdam are investigating a robbery that took place at the Mobil gas station on Altamont Avenue Wednesday night.
The Stewart's at Franklin and Nott Terrace in Schenectady shut down briefly Thursday morning after a car crashed into the side of the building.
New York State Police are holding their annual memorial and awards ceremony, with the agency's top award for bravery going to a trooper who shot and wounded an armed man during a confrontation on an upstate road.
Authorities say they've seized about 200 grams of cocaine and tens of thousands of dollars in cash in a drug bust in the Hudson Valley.
A Waterford man convicted of raping his ex-girlfriend in an attempt to infect her with HIV will be sentenced in Saratoga County Court on Thursday afternoon.
Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as "Last Dance," ''Love to Love You Baby" and "Bad Girl" became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63.
Governor Andrew Cuomo Thursday announced that New York State will end the finger imaging requirement for all food stamp applicants and recipients.
The Greenwich teen who went missing while camping over the weekend has been found dead, the family tells NEWS10.
A black bear that spent the day Wednesday in a North Greenbush tree was released by the state Department of Environmental Conservation Thursday morning.
A two-year old girl suffering from a worsening onset of paralysis after being bitten by a tick was cured this month by an Albany Medical Center physician who recognized the girl's unusual condition.
Anthony Clement, current principal of Philip J. Schuyler Achievement Academy, died Thursday morning of cancer.
A local man who was an interpreter during the Nuremberg Trials as well as a UAlbany professor is celebrating his 100th birthday Thursday.
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials say they had to terminate a bear that was wandering Thursday near the UAlbany campus and Guilderland town line.
A Saratoga County man was sentenced Thursday for sexually assaulting an 11-year-old child in the Village of Ballston Spa in 2011.
Rhode Island has returned a promised payment of $1.1 million from former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's troubled video game company after learning the check would bounce.
The Catholic church says one controversial element in the bill is a one year window, which would allow alleged victims, regardless of their age, to bring civil action against their abusers for one year from the date the law is passed.
A car caught fire after it crashed into a parked minivan and the occupants fled, Albany Police said Tuesday.