Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Friday November 30, 2012
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - According to Police, an accident involving a freight train and a pedestrian. The collision occurred after 2 a.m. this morning, just south of the Amtrak station near Weaver Street.
A Missouri man posing as "Secret Santa" is giving away $100,000 this holiday season and spent a day in New Jersey and New York giving money to people robbed of their belongings or homes by Superstorm Sandy.
Corrections officials say most inmates arriving at New York prisons haven't finished high school, while those taking the GED equivalency test are passing at a 70 percent rate.
Police are trying to determine who fired a bullet that narrowly missed a toddler after punching through the wall of a family's rural upstate New York home.
Buddy Valastro, star of the TLC reality show Cake Boss, will make a special appearance at the Mohawk Commons Price Chopper Friday.
The Saratoga Restaurant Week 2012 kicks off Friday, with seven days of discounted dining.
An 84-year-old burglary victim has finally had his Purple Heart medal returned to him by an area collectibles dealer, several years after the medal was taken from his home.
Protests are planned for New York City, the Southern Tier and the Hudson Valley to push New York's congressional delegation to support higher federal taxes for the wealthy.
Improvements at the Gilboa Dam are picking back up this weekend.
The Washington Avenue Armory is set to hold its first dance event in over a month after agreeing to new zoning and safety regulations with the city of Albany.
Starting Friday a half-mile stretch of Route 4, within the Town of Fort Ann will be closed for the next two weeks as DOT crews move more debris from the site of a massive rock slide last month to prevent it from happening again.
A heads up for drivers in Pittsfield, the city's yearly overnight parking restrictions go into effect Saturday night.
Troy Police Chief John Tedesco says he feels like the City Council is trying to overthrow him after they voted to add a new police commissioner position to his department.
There were a few scary moments in a parking lot Friday afternoon when a pick-up truck burst into flames in front of the Clifton Park Wal-Mart.
A Fulton County VFW has no choice but to close its doors for good after thousands of dollars were stolen.
Albany, N.Y. - Every year millions of Americans send out greeting cards, but this year the Red Cross is making sure our troops and their families get a holiday message too.
In recognition of World Aids Day, free HIV testing will be offered to the Albany community on Saturday.
Attorneys general in New York and nine other states have written to U.S. Senate leaders urging them to stop legislation that would allow licensed gun owners to carry concealed firearms across state lines.
What began as a foot chase soon became a rescue in Saratoga Springs after officers responded to reports of a suspicious white male walking through backyards.
Albany officials confirm one suspect is in custody after police pursuit ended in a crash Friday night.