ALBANY COUNTY MEASURE TO PREVENT EMPLOYEES FROM HIRING RELATIVES PASSES

ALBANY - Despite a local law that has languished in committee for nearly two years that would prevent hiring elected officials' relatives...

NEW RPI SUPERCOMPUTER IS AMONG WORLD'S FASTEST AND MOST POWERFUL

Imagine if you were able to perform 1 million calculations in your head each second. Then imagine everyone on the planet - 7.7 billion...

 
 
 

LOCALS AMONG 44 NEWLY GRADUATED ENVIRONMENTAL OFFICERS, FOREST RANGERS

The state Department of Environmental Conservation welcomed 44 new officers and rangers to their midst Friday. Nine of the newly graduated...

COHOES COPS INVESTIGATING PATERNITY OF DEAD INFANT

COHOES - Police are investigating whether the man arrested in connection with the death of a 6-week-old boy was the boy's biological...

 
 
 

SCHENECTADY COPS ARREST MAN, 18, AFTER RASH OF FIRES

SCHENECTADY - Police have charged an 18-year-old city man in connection with a rash of fires last month in a normally quiet neighborhood...

UNTAXED CIGARETTES SEIZED IN TROY

TROY - The state Taxation and Finance department said Friday that it seized untaxed cigarettes from two Troy stores. The Stop and Shop...

 
 
 

DEBATE ON SARATOGA EDC'S NEED TO BE ABO-COMPLIANT CONTINUES

BALLSTON SPA - A State Supreme Court decision in Orange County might release the Saratoga Economic Development Corporation in the decade-old...

ALBANY WARNS RESIDENTS OF DISCOLORED WATER FROM MAIN BREAKS

ALBANY - The city is alerting Albany Water customers that they might temporarily experience discolored water on Friday as a result...

 
 
 

JASON GOUGH'S FORECAST: SNOW. AGAIN

The radar shows a good representation of how our snow has evolved today: Heavier, steadier snow has been out in the Mohawk Valley and...

UALBANY FOOTBALL TAKES ON MONTANA STATE IN NCAA PLAYOFFS

Now the challenge for the Great Danes (9-4) is to make sure their historic season doesn't end in the Rocky Mountains. They'll have...

 
 
 

REPORT: ANOTHER GOP STATE SENATOR DECIDES NOT TO SEEK RE-ELECTION

ALBANY - For the third time in a week, an upstate Republican state senator has announced that he won't seek re-election next year. Buffalo-area...

SIENA BASKETBALL GOES TO CALIFORNIA IN SEARCH OF WIN

Siena is contractually obligated to travel to Cal Poly as the return game in a home-and-home series. The Saints beat the Mustangs 75-54...

 
 
 

STUDY: LIFTING RULE ON ADDICTION MEDS WOULD SAVE NEW YORK LIVES, MONEY

A new study finds New York could save roughly 586 lives a year if prior authorization requirements were removed on medications used...

CREATING SETTINGS FOR WORKS OF ART

There are very few people who we would entrust with preserving our memories and safeguarding our treasures. These sacred tasks frequently...

 
 
 

SHOPPORTUNIST: PREVENT YOURSELF FROM HOLIDAY OVERSPENDING

I'm done Christmas shopping for my kids. I think. Their wish lists are most weighty and eat up the bulk of my budget. It's a relief...

THE BENEFITS, DOWNFALLS OF HAVING IN-LAW APARTMENTS

Marlena Brown's mom has made it clear she doesn't want to move into a nursing home when she can no longer take care of herself. So...

 
 
 

A.M. ROUNDUP: JUSTICE DEPARTMENT THINKS GREEN LIGHT LAW IS ‘LEGALLY SUSPECT'

Good morning. Trump's election seems to signal that Americans like when their politicians “keep it real.” Former Vice President Joe...

TROY COUNCIL BACKS DEVELOPMENT AGENCY HANDLING 1 MONUMENT SQUARE TALKS

TROY - The City Council voted 6-1 Thursday night to have the Troy Local Development Corp. handle the negotiations with a New Jersey...

 
 
 

ALBANY COUNTY LEGISLATORS APPROVE 2020 BUDGET

ALBANY - Albany County legislators Thursday night approved a $733 million budget for next year, adjusting proposed salary increases...

SIENA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ON WRONG END OF ROUTS

Siena (1-5) has suffered four defeats by 27 points or more, including an 88-51 rout at Colgate on Wednesday. The closest setback was...

 
 
 



Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

Supreme Court keeps federal executions on hold

The block keeps a 16-year break in federal executions in place for now. Read more ...

Jury: Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer in 'pedo guy'...

Jury: Tesla CEO Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer in 'pedo guy' tweet

An attorney suggested the cave explorer should be awarded $190 million in damages. Read more ...

President Trump asks Supreme Court to shield banking records

President Trump asks Supreme Court to shield banking records

President Donald Trump and three of his children are asking the Supreme Court to shield records held by Deutsche Bank and Capital One from House Democrats. Read more ...

'Someone would die today': Boy, 2, abducted in Georgia, Amber Alert says

'Someone would die today': Boy, 2, abducted in Georgia, Amber Alert says

A 2-year-old boy, Sean McGay, was abducted Friday in Fulton County, Georgia, an area that covers part of Atlanta, according to an Amber Alert. Read more ...

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for animal rescue

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for animal rescue

A dog rescue has teamed "dad bods" up with adorable pooches to create this holiday's must-have item. Read more ...

At least 3 killed, gunman dead in shooting at Naval Air Station in Florida

At least 3 killed, gunman dead in shooting at Naval Air Station in Florida

Authorities say three people have been killed in a shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola. Read more ...

GOP Rep. Hunter Says He Will Resign 'After The Holidays,' Days After Guilty Plea

GOP Rep. Hunter Says He Will Resign 'After The Holidays,' Days After Guilty Plea

The California Republican congressman's resignation marks a dramatic change in fortunes for the son of a once-powerful member of the House Armed Services Committee. Read more ...

Ford recall: Truck tailgates can open unexpectedly

Ford recall: Truck tailgates can open unexpectedly

Ford says water can get into the electrical wiring and cause a short circuit, activating the switches and releasing the latches. Read more ...

White House won't take part in House Judiciary impeachment hearings

White House won't take part in House Judiciary impeachment hearings

The White House will not participate in future House Judiciary Committee hearings that are designed to outline evidence in support of President Donald Trump's removal from... Read more ...

UPS employee who died after truck was hijacked was covering route for...

UPS employee who died after truck was hijacked was covering route for another driver

The UPS employee was a 27-year-old father of two young girls. Read more ...