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Troy murder trial opens Monday

5 monthes ago   |   By Times Union

TROY - It was a double-homicide case that authorities considered a sure-thing in 2016 for securing the convictions of the four men accused of killing two roommates.
But after three rounds of botched indictments in which former District Attorney Joel E. Abelove's office failed to provide corroborating evidence to confirm accomplice testimony heard by three different grand juries. Now, just one defendant goes on trial Monday morning in Rensselaer State Supreme Court for only one of the two homicides that occurred 31 months ago.
Luis Alfredo Monge Guevara will be the only defendant in Justice...
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Police say at least 9 shot in shooting at backyard party

Police say at least 9 shot in shooting at backyard party

Police say at least nine people were shot at party in Fresno in what appears to be a “mass casualty shooting,” local media report. Read more ...

Ford Mustang SUV starts a blitz of new electric vehicles

Ford Mustang SUV starts a blitz of new electric vehicles

The “Mustang Mach E,” which will go from 230 miles to more than 300 miles per charge depending on how it's equipped, was unveiled Sunday night ahead of the Los Angeles Auto... Read more ...

‘Ford v Ferrari' speeds to No. 1; ‘Charlie's Angels' fizzles

‘Ford v Ferrari' speeds to No. 1; ‘Charlie's Angels' fizzles

“Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview, racing to an estimated $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget... Read more ...

Police union, de Blasio blast Bloomberg over stop-and-frisk apology

Police union, de Blasio blast Bloomberg over stop-and-frisk apology

The Police Benevolent Association slammed former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg over his stunning Sunday apology for his administration's use of stop-and-frisk - by... Read more ...

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa taking first step in long recovery

Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa taking first step in long recovery

Tua Tagovailoa will have surgery now that his season is over. The Alabama star quarterback, who dislocated his hip in a win over Mississippi State on Saturday, will have... Read more ...

White House ramps up push for drug cost legislation

White House ramps up push for drug cost legislation

The president is backing a compromise bipartisan bill in the Senate, which does not give Medicare bargaining authority but forces drugmakers to pay rebates if they raise prices... Read more ...

A bald eagle was shot in Oregon. Officials are offering a reward for...

A bald eagle was shot in Oregon. Officials are offering a reward for information leading to its killer

DEVASTATING: Oregon State Police said a bald eagle was shot by a firearm. Read more ...

Two chemistry professors arrested, accused of making meth

Two chemistry professors arrested, accused of making meth

Two Arkansas chemistry professors have been arrested and accused of making methamphetamine, according to officials. Read more ...

Kyle Busch leads Gibbs trio to win 2nd NASCAR championship

Kyle Busch leads Gibbs trio to win 2nd NASCAR championship

Busch won the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to snap a 21-race losing streak Read more ...

Seton Hall handles Saint Louis for bounce back win

Seton Hall handles Saint Louis for bounce back win

ST. LOUIS - Myles Powell scored 26 points and Sandro Mamukelashvili added 17 in No. 12 Seton Hall's 83-66 victory over Saint Louis on Sunday. Quincy McKnight added 12 points to... Read more ...