Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Sunday May 20, 2012
Some New York farmers look across the Susquehanna River, see the flares of Pennsylvania gas wells and think of the money they're losing as heated debate keeps hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, out of New York.
Three Massachusetts officials say they will try to close what they call a loophole in state drunken driving law.
"The Avengers" continues to muscle out everything else Hollywood throws at it, easily sinking naval rival "Battleship" and other new releases.
State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says his office has invested nearly $600 million from the massive public worker pension fund in New York companies since 2001.
The state is providing $15 million to that will help companies develop high-technology energy products and jobs.
Cannon fire and a march by thousands of people marked the grand re-opening of the new $76 million dollar bridge across Lake Champlain.
A Hispanic congregation in Schenectady is rebuilding after losing their church in a fire on Saturday.
The Special Olympics 2012 Capital District Summer Games was held on Saturday.
Eight people are displaced after a house fire in Albany on Sunday morning.
The New York Heritage Weekend wrapped up on Sunday.
A fundraiser in Saratoga Springs raised money for brain tumor research on Sunday.
Police are searching for suspects responsible for shooting a man near an Albany playground on Sunday.
Sen. Charles Schumer says it's a "grave injustice" that the Libyan man convicted of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 was allowed to die in freedom rather than behind bars.
Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy announced the second phase of the Key to the City Program called HOMES.