Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Monday November 19, 2012
ALBANY (AP) - New York kept the owner of Hudson River Rafting Co. among its licensed outdoor guides - despite two charges against him of reckless endangerment and a dozen citations of his guides for unlicensed
ALBANY (AP) - Advocates for a higher minimum wage in New York plan to rally Monday at the state Capitol, where they say lawmakers also want a pay hike. Members of the coalition, following a Thanksgiving
Top five things to see before you start your day, Monday, November 19th.
Lots of money will be exchanging hands over the next couple of weeks as the holiday shopping season kicks in. That is why Albany County law enforcement officials are conducting counterfeit currency detection training Monday.
A 29-year-old Watervliet woman was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated on Sunday already has 15 prior driving suspensions, police say.
The City of Albany will kick off this year's Price Chopper Capital Holiday Lights with the official lighting in Washington Park Monday night.
Even though three weeks has passed since Hurricane Sandy, the need for relief remains, and the Warren County Sheriff's Office is holding a donation drive to do their part.
Truck loads of construction debris from the downstate homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy will be hauled into the Colonie Landfill Monday.
As we get ready for Thanksgiving many people are counting their blessings, especially one woman you will meet on NEWS10 Monday night.
Authorities say a New York man has been sentenced to eight years in prison for trying to arrange the abduction of a business associate in an attempt to get $400,000.
Saratoga County District Attorney James Murphy met with the Saratoga Springs Chief of Police Chris Cole on Monday to discuss the suspension of three officers accused of being involved in an assault last week.
A list of Thanksgiving dinners open to the community.
Waterford police say a woman arrested Sunday on DWI charges had more than a dozen previous suspensions on her license.
Authorities in Berkshire County are investigating the death of a Pittsfield man, whose body was found last week.
The tight race for the 46th
State Senate District seat could get even closer - absentee ballot counting began in Albany Monday to determine the outcome of that race.
Just days before Thanksgiving, a Waterford company announced its temporarily laying off hundreds of employees. Momentive Performance Materials plans to temporarily lay off 200 workers
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year, and just in time, price monitors say it's costing less to fill your tank.
Local firefighters spent the weekend helping out with the Sandy recovery downstate.
Monday marked the first day of testimony in the re-trial of Edward McDonough.
If you participated in the post office's food drive for the Sandy relief effort, you may have thought those cans of beans and boxes of pasta were already delivered to folk's downstate.
Albany detectives arrested a 16-year-old Broad Street resident Thursday for breaking into several locations throughout the City of Albany.
The former controller for Avila, William Sorriento, 53, of Mechanicville, New York, was sentenced today to 41 months of imprisonment and ordered to pay approximately $1.5 million of restitution and forfeiture.
The Thruway Authority has announced that motorists traveling south on the New York State Thruway in the Albany area will encounter a traffic pattern change beginning Tuesday, November 20 as the second year of a three-year project to add additional travel lanes concludes.
A 14-year-old boy required surgery for head injuries after being attacked at an intersection in Schenectady Sunday.
Conservative estimates show at least 300 car break-ins occurred from November 2011 through October 2012, according to Colonie Police.
On Tuesday night, the fate of St. Patrick's church in Watervleit could be decided.
There's a bit of a mystery surrounding an investigation at the Lee, Mass. police department.
The $3.95 cent charge is being added to every bill as a rental fee for the modem. There has been such an out-cry against the new fee that a Rensselaer County Legislator is asking for the state Public Service Commission to investigate.
Troy Police arrested a wanted man after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a warrant for his arrest.
An Albany holiday tradition lit up the city Monday night and ushered in the unofficial start of the holiday season.
As the cold air is settles in, Empire state residents are getting their first chance Monday to apply for help on their heating bills.
According to Troy Police, a car hit a Troy police car at the corner of 1st
Streets Monday night.