MAN DIES IN SCHENECTADY COUNTY JAIL

A man was found dead in his bunk Wednesday morning in the Schenectady County jail.

WASHINGTON COUNTY FAIR CLOSED TODAY FOR WEATHER

The Washington County Fair is closed on Wednesday because of the weather. The fair runs through Sunday at the fairgrounds in Greenwich. Powerful...

 
 
 

NEW YORK SUES EPA OVER HUDSON RIVER CLEANUP CERTIFICATION

ALBANY - New York is suing the federal government to ensure General Electric continues its cleanup of the Hudson River. Wednesday's...

POWERFUL THUNDERSTORMS TO HIT ALBANY AREA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

ALBANY - Powerful thunderstorms could sweep through the Capital Region Wednesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather...

 
 
 

MAN PHOTOGRAPHED IN CROSSINGS INCIDENT IDENTIFIED

COLONIE -Police have identified the man accused to an anti-Muslim diatribe at The Crossings earlier this week but have not filed charges,...

MANDATORY LICENSE PLATE REPLACEMENT REACT-O-MAT™

A new license plate replacement requirement was tucked into Monday's announcement from Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo that New Yorkers can vote...

 
 
 

TRUCK ENGULFED IN FLAMES AFTER NORTHWAY CRASH

A pick-up truck towing a trailer caught fire on the Northway after the trailer blew a tire and the truck hit the center median, State...

JASON GOUGH'S FORECAST: BRACE FOR MORE STORMS

Scattered storms are rolling across our area and we have already had severe thunderstorm warnings before breakfast across Saratoga...

 
 
 

A.M. ROUNDUP: GREEN LIGHT LAW FACES MULTIPLE LEGAL HURDLES

Good morning. There's potential for more nasty storms, but once that's over, we could have a week of sunshine. Here's your roundup:...

POLICE ID DRIVER IN SARATOGA HOT DOG TRUCK CRASH

SARATOGA SPRINGS - The driver who slammed into the Awesome Dogs hot dog truck Monday morning, injuring three people, was identified...

 
 
 

RANGERS RESCUE STRANDED HIKERS IN FORT ANN

FORT ANN - Forest rangers rescued two hikers Sunday after they became stranded in the dark without flashlights, the state Department...

TROY MAN GETS 10 YEARS FOR SECOND CHILD PORN CONVICTION

UTICA - A Troy man was sentenced Tuesday to serve 10 years in prison, followed by a lifetime term of supervised release for possessing...

 
 
 

NISKAYUNA MERCHANTS FEAR HARM FROM COUNTY ROAD PROJECT

NISKAYUNA - A group of merchants is sounding the alarm on what they view as an ill-conceived construction project ostensibly designed...

POLICE VISIT BROUGHT GOOD NEWS FOR UALBANY PLACEKICKER

In fact, Burns was one of four walk-ons to learn he'd received a scholarship in the practical joke arranged by Gattuso. Burns, Mistler,...

 
 
 

POWER TUMBLING, OHASHI HIGHLIGHT AURORA GAMES GYMNASTICS

Albany According to executive producer Jerry Solomon, gymnastics has been the biggest draw among the six sports for the inaugural Aurora...

SUNY PROGRAM CREATES 'COMFORT KITS' AT AURORA GAMES

SUNY's Got Your Back, a group that creates comfort kits for victims and survivors of violence, is partnering with the Aurora Games...

 
 
 

NEW YORK AG FILES LAWSUIT OVER NEW FEDERAL IMMIGRATION 'PUBLIC CHARGE' RULE

New York State Attorney General Letitia James is filing a lawsuit against the Trump administration new interpretation of the public...

POLL: CHARGED MORE TO PAY WITH PLASTIC?

Part of a hypothetical receipt example from eHopper, a company that makes sales-transaction software, shows a separate line for a 4%...

 
 
 

CAPITAL REGION UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 3.6 PERCENT

The Capital Region's unemployment rate stood at 3.6 percent in July, after remaining unchanged at 3.2 percent the previous three months,...

COHOES MAYOR SHAWN M. MORSE PLEADS GUILTY TO FEDERAL CRIME

BINGHAMTON - Cohoes Mayor Shawn M. Morse pleaded guilty to a felony wire fraud count on Tuesday in U.S. District Court, admitting that...

 
 
 



Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child detention

The Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement and replace it with rule that could hold migrant children, parents longer. Read more ...

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

A recently passed bipartisan budget agreement is expected to push the national deficit above $1 trillion next year. The Congressional Budget Office significantly raised its... Read more ...

Mayfield 'clears air' with Giants QB Jones after comments

Mayfield 'clears air' with Giants QB Jones after comments

BEREA, Ohio - Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield reached out to Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones after making some biting comments about the first-round pick in an interview. Read more ...

Every single 'Spider-Man' movie, ranked by critics

Every single 'Spider-Man' movie, ranked by critics

On Tuesday, it was announced that "Spider-Man" could be leaving the Marvel Cinematic Universe after a deal between Sony and Marvel fell through. There have been multiple... Read more ...

Mario Williams caught on video allegedly sneaking into ex's apartment

Mario Williams caught on video allegedly sneaking into ex's apartment

Former NFL No. 1 draft pick Mario Williams is facing trespassing charges after allegedly trying to enter his ex-girlfriend's apartment using a pilfered garage-door opener and... Read more ...

Gennady Golovkin, Sergiy Derevyanchenko agree to Oct. 5 title bout

Gennady Golovkin, Sergiy Derevyanchenko agree to Oct. 5 title bout

The fight at Madison Square Garden in New York will be for the vacant IBF middleweight title, stripped from Canelo Alvarez on Aug. 1. Read more ...

New Trump Policy Would Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Families, Children

New Trump Policy Would Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Families, Children

The new policy would end the Flores Settlement and allow the government to hold families with children without a deadline, in a change from the way cases are handled today. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...