Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Friday September 14, 2012
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The primary between Incumbent Senator Roy McDonald and Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione will be decided by 1,100 absentee ballots, according to a spokesperson for McDonald.
In the race for the State's 44th Senate District, Incumbent Senator Neil Breslin quickly sailed to another victory, securing his ninth term in the Senate.
The primary election race for Albany County District Attorney was secured by Incumbent DA David Soares Thursday night.
Albany Police Department spokesperson Steve Smith tells NEWS10 a man was shot in the chest at the corner of Ontario St. and Elk St. Thursday night.
Invasive Asian clams have been found in four new areas of Lake George in the Adirondacks.
A 36-year-old woman accused of driving her SUV off a northern New York road and fatally striking another woman mowing her lawn faces manslaughter charges.
On Thursday, Vermont State Police detectives along with members of the State Police Human Remain Detection K-9s searched the area along the roadside of Danby Hill Road in Danby where a skull was found on February 12, 2012.
Leaner, greener school lunches served under new federal standards are getting mixed grades from students.
Two veteran New York Republican senators are waiting out a tense absentee ballot count to see if their landmark votes a year ago to legalize gay marriage cost them their political careers.
On Thursday, residents of Clifton Park and Halfmoon approved the 2013 Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library tax levy of $3,792,125 by a vote of 948 to 350 for the purpose of funding the planned operating budget of $4,041,362.
Motorists are advised that starting at 8:00 p.m. Friday the northbound bridge carrying the Northway over the Mohawk River will close to traffic for weekend deck replacement work.
The Albany Police Department says four people were arrested Thursday night for serving alcohol to minors at two separate house parties in the Pine Hills neighborhood.
The Coeymans Police Department has arrested three brothers and one female who allegedly spray painted graffiti on the walls of a local business over several weeks.
With the help of tips from the community, police in Troy raided a home on Fifth Avenue Friday morning finding a quantity of crack and powder cocaine, three long arms and a safe containing over $100,000 in cash.
The line up for High School football on Friady, Sept. 14th.
State officials say there were no reports of threats at State University of New York campuses after other scares at colleges in Texas and North Dakota.
A western New York college has canceled the remainder of its women's volleyball season amid allegations of hazing.
25-year-old Matt Secor is one of 32 people competing on the FX reality show "The Ultimate Fighter", produced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world's leading mixed martial arts promotional company. The show, filmed in Las Vegas, premiered Friday night.
The City is gearing up for Lark Street's biggest party Saturday, LARKfest. Tens of thousands of people are expected to attend, which is why bars and restaurants have been prepping all week.