Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Monday May 28, 2012
One of the first local service members to die during Operation Iraqi Freedom will be honored Monday with a memorial in his hometown.
Advocates including the Occupy Albany movement and clergy pushing New York's proposal to raise the minimum wage are gearing up for the final four weeks of the legislative session.
In Saratoga Springs Monday, hundreds lined the street for the city's Memorial Day parade celebration.
Albany residents paid their respects to those who have served our country Monday.
The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office responded to a home in Malta Sunday afternoon, where a 3-year-old girl nearly drowned after falling into the pool at the family's home.
In honor of Memorial Day, Albany's very own World War II Destroyer Escort, USS Slater, on the Hudson River opened for tours.
The Warren County Sheriff's Office says a Brant Lake man drowned late Friday night in a pond at a campground in Pottersville.
Schenectady Police are trying to find the person who shot a man in the city Monday afternoon.
The Schenectady Fire Department says two fires that sprung up in the city late Monday afternoon are considered "suspicious".
An apparent cliff diving accident in Montgomery County claimed the life of a Schenectady man, officials there said.