Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Saturday May 19, 2012
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On Thursday the Vermont State Police were contacted in reference to a theft complaint on Kirby Hollow Road in Dorset. The victim, Foster Colvin, 53, called to report that several of his prescription pain medications were taken from the house and he believed that Dylan J. Mone, 19, of Bennington was responsible. Colvin had the prescription medication to cope with cancer treatments that he had been undergoing.
Members of the New York Army National Guard received high praise from New York State Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy and the WTC Tribute Center May 18 as part of the center's Armed Forces Day recognitions of New York's military response at ground zero after the terror attacks of 9/11.
Sunday is the first day of Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week.
In more evidence of a slow, uneven recovery, New York state tax collections were higher than projected so far, but still less than a year ago.
The industrial park at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard is getting nearly 300 new jobs.
More than 150 organizations are taking part in New York's third annual Heritage Weekend, a celebration of the Empire State's history and culture.
A major survey is aiming to get a handle on the reach and economic impacts of recreational boating in the Northeast, so the activity gets proper consideration as ocean development forges ahead.
Insurance regulators plan to start kicking crooked doctors out of New York's no-fault program next month, calling them linchpins in fake-accident scams that cost insurers and policyholders hundreds of millions of dollars.
Vermont's unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point in April, to 4.6 percent.
The New York state health department is moving to close the struggling health care network founded by former state Sen. Pedro Espada Jr. after his conviction on charges stemming from allegations he looted the nonprofit clinics.
Albany Police are searching for a missing 11-year-old boy.
Six people were arrested after Pittsfield's Third Thursday celebration.
Albany Police arrested the driver of hit-and-run accident that injured two girls early Saturday morning.
The Troy Police Department and the Rensselaer County DA's office held a gun buyback program on Saturday.
Volunteers walked at The Crossings in Colonie on Saturday to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis.
A block party was held on Saturday to take a stand against violence in Albany's South End.
The 11-year-old Albany boy reported missing was located and returned home, police say.
Funeral arraignments were made on Saturday for a man who left a big mark on the Capital Region.
An Albany family is holding yard sales to raise money for a family member's burial.