Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Tuesday May 29, 2012
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A 19-year-old college student in Argyle has died of meningitis shortly after returning home.
Police in Amsterdam say they responded to a distress call of a woman drowning in the Mohawk River at Lock 11 in the City of Amsterdam.
Schenectady is thinking about asking dog owners to start carrying liability insurance just in case their dog bites or harms someone or another animal
A Saratoga County woman accused of murdering her step-great grandmother will be sentenced Tuesday morning.
Lawmakers say its dead... but that's not stopping activists from a last-minute push to get New York's minimum wage raised
Albany police are investigating the shooting of a 21-year-old man Saturday night on Washington Avenue.
The New York Racing Association will host a three-day job fair at Saratoga Race Course for those interested in working at Saratoga during the 2012 meet.
Police in Hudson have arrested a man in an alleged Memorial Day shooting.
Issued By: NWS Albany (Eastern New York and Western New England) Affected Jurisdictions: Warren, Washington CountiesHeadline: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued May 29 at 1:18PM EDT until May 29 at
The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms that will hit western Massachusetts could produce damaging winds, large hail, heavy rains and even tornadoes.
Severe thunderstorms are expected to move into the state that could bring hail and damaging winds.
The Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation is suspending its restrictions on smoking in parks, pools, beaches and historic sites announced in April after a smokers' rights groups objected.
In light of the current severe thunderstorm watches and tornado watch in effect until 9 p.m. issued by local authorities, the American Red Cross offers the following checklist to help residents to stay informed and "Be Red Cross Ready."
The Schenectady Police Department, in conjunction with the Schenectady Fire Department, has made an arrest in connection with the two arson fires that occurred on Monday.
A brief history on tornados to hit the area from NEWS10's Steve Caporizzo.
Officials will now attempt to recover the body of 19-year old Edward Figueroa, who is presumed to have drowned, in a recovery mission Wednesday.
A man was taken to Albany Medical Center after being shot Tuesday night in Troy, city police said.