Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Tuesday June 12, 2012
New York lawmakers have approved legislation requiring doctors to issue drug prescriptions electronically within three years.
A state official says New York could announce as early as this week a legislative deal to crack down on cyber bullying in schools through social media.
A Gloversville man was arrested on Monday for allegedly having sexual contact with an eight-year-old female.
A Troy man was arrested on Monday night for a shooting that occurred in May on Sixth Avenue.
The identity and cause of death of the deceased body found near a Gloversville cemetery on Sunday was released.
Four juveniles were arrested for vandalism and criminal mischief that occurred at the Schenectady County Community College in May.
The Scotia-Glenville schools were placed on a lock-out on Tuesday because of a nearby domestic altercation.
A former Albany police officer convicted of criminal mischief will be sentenced on Tuesday.
A Saratoga Springs man was arrested after his two-year-old child was allegedly found wandering the street alone.
The students suspended for their senior prank at Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School held a get together on Tuesday.
New York's inspector general is recommending policy changes at an upstate crime laboratory, concluding its errors led to key evidence being destroyed in a rape and several other criminal cases.
An Albany man pleaded guilty to gun possession on Tuesday.
The featured guest at this year's event was former New York Giants running back and Syracuse alum, Joe Morris.
A resolution passed Tuesday by SUNY's Chancellor and Board of Trustees, proposing to make every single SUNY campus across the state tobacco free. That includes grounds, facilities and even vehicles owned, leased, or controlled by SUNY.
The New York Assembly and Senate have passed legislation that would better protect victims of domestic violence and better penalize the abusers.