Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Thursday May 31, 2012
In two weeks there have been two shootings in Troy, the first last Monday on the corner of River and Bond Streets. Tuesday night this week was another shooting on 10th Street.
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Crossgates Mall, Aviation Mall, as well as 15 other shopping malls in New York and Massachusetts will be 100 percent tobacco-free starting Thursday, May 31st.
State police have arrested a man they say was driving up to 193 miles per hour on the state thruway.
Officials at Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs would like to kick off the summer concert season by reminding people of restrictions on alcohol in the park.
Ten years ago the recovery work wrapped up at Ground Zero, and for the anniversary the New York Assembly is honoring those people who served in the rescue and cleanup efforts.
The Saratoga Springs Police Department and Saratoga County District Attorney's Office is issuing another plea for anyone with information related to the death of 19-year-old Alexander Grant to come forward.
Six Occupy Albany demonstrators have been led away from the Capitol in handcuffs during a protest supporting a higher minimum wage.
A man was rescued by Troy officials after falling 25 feet into a giant cement hopper early Thursday morning, police say.
The Warren County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for alleged sexual abuse an underage girl in 2004.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's office announced plans Thursday to dispose of outdated, obsolete and non-functioning trains that have been sitting idle in a weed filled industrial park in Glenville.
Schenectady High School science teacher Annie Chien was named Teacher of the Year in the New York State Teacher of the Year Contest.
Assembly legislation announced on Thursday the ban on sales of electronic cigarettes to minors.
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched a new website to help keep an eye on state government.
Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple Sr. reminds drivers to watch for motorcycles as summer approaches.
Police have evacuated people from homes in a half-mile radius around a tanker truck that crashed and spilled 3,000 gallons of gasoline on a road in the Hudson Valley.
Senator Scott Brown toured Springfield a day before the one year anniversary of the fatal tornados.
A new initiative that encourages young women to pursue educational and career opportunities in nanotechnology launched on Thursday.
The former Schenectady School District janitor convicted of waging a vendetta against his colleagues, wants another day in court.
A court in New York says it's no longer slander to falsely call someone gay because it's not something society sees as negative anymore.
Liberty Mutual and local safety official's taught a lesson to Shenendehowa students on Thursday.
The Albany County District Attorney's office says both the school board vice-president's father and the school board president were charged with aggravated harassment in the second degree, a misdemeanor charge.
A man is lucky to be alive Thursday night after falling some 45-feet off the Poestenkill Gorge, according to authorities in Troy.
Rotterdam police tell NEWS10 that they have received numerous calls reporting a bear walking through the western part of the town Thursday night.
Starting Thursday smoking is no longer allowed on Crossgates Mall property.