Albany News Updates Provided by News 10
Tuesday January 15, 2013
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A strong start to the growing year allowed New York's growers to ride out drought conditions during the summer and increase crop production in several areas. The U.S. Department of
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Police in Albany say they've arrested six people and recovered six illegal firearms over a five-day period earlier this month. Officials say the first arrest occurred Jan. 6 when a
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - They say you can't beat city hall. But it can be shut down by plumbing problems. Albany City Hall is set to reopen Tuesday after being closed Monday when a flood of sewage 2 feet deep
New York lawmakers have agreed on the first and toughest gun control laws in the nation.
A Fulton County man was arrested after state police say they found about 100 marijuana plants growing in his home.
Provisions in a sweeping gun control bill before the New York Legislature.
On Tuesday U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced 225 winners from across New York State to attend President Barack Obama's Inauguration.
Republicans say Gov. Andrew Cuomo's accelerated approval of the first gun control measure in the nation following last month's shooting in Newtown, Conn., may be good politics for him, but they say it's bad government.
Mental health experts say a new tougher New York state gun control law might interfere with treatment of potentially dangerous people and even discourage them from seeking help.
"Panic buying" is the phrase being used to describe New Yorkers rushing into gun stores Tuesday in a last effort to purchase a gun which is legal now, but may be illegal soon.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being criticized by a good-government group and rank-and-file lawmakers for rushing his gun control law through secret meetings to make New York the first state to enact a measure since the Newtown, Conn., tragedy.
New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is freezing investment by the public workers' pension fund in firearms companies following recent shooting tragedies.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has collected more than $4 million in campaign contributions in the last six months and has amassed an almost unassailable $22.4 million campaign fund nearly two years before he runs for re-election.
Saratoga county town supervisiors moved forward tonight with plans to sell Maplewood Manor, after months of heated debate. The county owned nursing home is officially transferred into the hands of a local development corporation.