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    Alaric Jackson Jr.WatertownDailyTimes.comBorn in Utica, NY he was the son of the late Alaric J. and Bonnie Belle (Betts) Jackson, Sr. Jim was a graduate of Carthage High School and the Albany College of Pharmacy. He was a US Navy Veteran of the Korean War having served as a Lab Tech on the ...

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  • Legislative agenda coming into focus in Albany - Auburn CitizenLegislative agenda coming into focus in Albany - Auburn Citizen

    Auburn CitizenLegislative agenda coming into focus in AlbanyAuburn CitizenAdvocates of a proposal to allow patients with terminal illnesses to request life-ending medication from a physician say they're hopeful this could be the year New York joins California, Washington D.C. and four other states that have physician ...Capitol Watch: 2018 legislative agenda coming into focusSeattle Timesall 2 news articles »

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  • Albany shuts down New Hampshire 15-0 - USA Today - USA TODAYAlbany shuts down New Hampshire 15-0 - USA Today - USA TODAY

    Concord MonitorAlbany shuts down New Hampshire 15-0 - USA TodayUSA TODAYWill Brunson connected on a 54-yard touchdown pass with Austin Ellis for the game's only touchdown, and Albany upset FCS-ranked New Hampshire 15-0 in a ...Sports Shorts: UNH blanked at Albany, playoff streak in doubtFoster's Daily DemocratCollege Football: Loss has UNH on playoff bubbleThe Union Leaderall 7 news articles »

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  • Photos: Albany Train Show - Times Union - Albany Times UnionPhotos: Albany Train Show - Times Union - Albany Times Union

    Albany Times UnionPhotos: Albany Train Show - Times UnionAlbany Times UnionSix-year-old Ella Behrens of Valatie, right, teaches her brother Connor, 4, a little about trains during Vintage Trains' annual Albany Train Show Saturday Nov.and more »

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  • Bow Tie Cinemas suit sees flimflam in TroyBow Tie Cinemas suit sees flimflam in Troy

    Renderings are seen at a meeting where Bonacio Construction and Bow Tie presented a proposed square movie theater project to the City Council Planning and Economic Development Committee at City Hall Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Troy, N.Y. less Renderings are seen at a meeting where Bonacio Construction and Bow Tie presented a proposed square movie theater project to the City Council Planning and Economic Development Committee at City Hall Wednesday, ... more Planning Commissioner Steven Strichman, right, speaks during a meeting where Bonacio Construction and Bow Tie presented a proposed square movie theater project to the City Council Planning and Economic Development Committee at City Hall Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in Troy, N.Y. less Planning Commissioner Steven Strichman, right, speaks during a meeting where Bonacio Construction and Bow Tie presented a proposed square movie theater ... (more)

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    Transportation Security AdministrationA's Federal Security Director for upstate New York Bart Johnson speaks during a TSA A'holiday travelA' news conference at the Albany International Airport on Friday Nov. 18, 2016 in Colonie, N.Y. less Transportation Security AdministrationA's Federal Security Director for upstate New York Bart Johnson speaks during a TSA A'holiday travelA' news conference at the Albany International Airport on Friday Nov. ... more Transportation Security AdministrationA's spokesperson Lisa Farbstein talks about TSA procedures at check points during a TSA A'holiday travelA' news conference at the Albany International Airport on Friday Nov. 18, 2016 in Colonie, N.Y. less Transportation Security AdministrationA's spokesperson Lisa Farbstein talks about TSA procedures at check points during a TSA A'holiday travelA' news conference at the Albany International Airport on ... (more)

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  • Washington Park welcomes in holiday season with Capital Holiday LightsWashington Park welcomes in holiday season with Capital Holiday Lights

    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – People from all over the Capital Region came out on Friday to celebrate the start of the Capital Holiday Lights in the Park. Washington Park in Albany is now glowing with colorful lights. “I love the lights,” Liam Colwell, of Slingerlands, said. The 8 year old and his family enjoy celebrating the holidays by coming to see the lights. It’s become an annual tradition. “They like to see the lights, see what new displays there are,” Mary Colwell said. “It’s just unique in the area, and so it’s just a fun thing,” Kevin Colwell said. “It’s easy for us to do. It doesn’t take a lot of time, and you know, the kids love it.” The lights go back 21 years and act as a fundraiser for the Albany Police Athletic League Youth Programs. “We serve about 2,000 kids annually with about 40 different programs, clubs, activities, and one-day events,” Albany PAL Exec. Dir. Lenny Ricchiuti said. People come from all over to see the 126 displays, and Ricchiuti said this year could see their two-millionth visitor. “They come from far and wide,” he said. “I mean, last year, we had no fewer than 13, 14 different vehicles from states from the area go through the park.” And just like Santa, families like the Colwells will keep coming back every year. “We hope to keep doing it,” Mary said. “As long as it continues, we’ll keep coming and hopefully, when they’re older, they’ll bring their kids.” The lights will remain in Washington Park until January 2, and drive-through begins nightly on Friday, November 24.

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  • Protest against diesel trucks held outside Ezra PrenticeProtest against diesel trucks held outside Ezra Prentice

    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A local community is saying “enough is enough.” Protestors took to the streets at Ezra Prentice Apartments on Friday in Albany. Every day, several diesel trucks travel down South Pearl Street. Willie White said the stakes are high. “They’re literally killing our kids,” he said. The trucks pass by the Ezra Prentice Apartments and its playgrounds where kids and families are forced to breathe the exhaust fumes emitted into the air. “These kids are out here every single day on this playground, and they don’t know what they’re breathing,” White said. White is part of a protest group determined to put an end to the trucks by forcing them to take other routes. During a protest in October, things got heated, and a truck nearly ran him over. But White said he won’t back down. Neither will fellow protestor Mahalia Cummings. A tense moment on S.Pearl St. Protestors blocking traffic – light is green, truck driver is angry, but this group is determined to stand their ground. pic.twitter.com/3fHeZ14eUt — Andrew Banas (@AndrewWTEN) November 17, 2017 “It’s about justice; it’s about truth,” she said. “There are other options, and we just want to make them more visible and push that.” They protested again on Friday. They held signs and handed out flyers. At one point, they stopped another truck. They driver was very angry and refused to roll down his window. Traffic behind him honked their horns, and one car sped by recklessly. But eventually, White was able to talk with the driver and came to an understanding. “We connected and I understand where he’s coming from,” White said. “He’s just trying to make a living. I don’t think he wants to come through here anymore. He assured me he was going to go back and talk to his company.” White said that even if the driver was the only person they got through on Friday, it will still go a long way towards making a difference. “Right now, the journey of 1,000 steps begins with this one step,” he said. The group said they are just getting started, and there are more protests planned in the near future.

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  • UAlbany student has mumpsUAlbany student has mumps

    University at Albany students walk below and between the Business School Building and Arts and Science building on the UAlbany campus on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. less University at Albany students walk below and between the Business School Building and Arts and Science building on the UAlbany campus on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, in Albany, N.Y. (Brittany Gregory /Times Union ... more A University at Albany student has a confirmed case of mumps, a contagious disease that in rare cases can cause serious complications. The mumps case is the only one at the school this academic year, according to university spokesman Mike Nolan.

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  • Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year’s Indy 500Danica Patrick to end racing career at next year’s Indy 500

    HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Danica Patrick has known for at least a month that she will end her career next season at the Indianapolis 500, a decision that will bring her full circle and return her one last time to the storied track that made her famous. Discussing her decision with The Associated Press, Patrick was giddy with excitement and thrilled at the chance to take one more spin around Indianapolis Motor Speedway. When it came time to announce her plans to the world, with her mother, father, sister, brother-in-law, boyfriend and support team watching from the back of a crowded room at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday afternoon, Patrick broke down in tears. She paused several times to compose herself to announce that she will race only in the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500 and then she will walk away from the sport where success was elusive even as she became one of the most recognizable female athletes in the world. Patrick told AP it took her many months to come to the realization her career is all but over. Once she accepted it, the idea of ending her career at Indy popped into her head. She told her agent, and she’s been working on putting together “The Danica Double” over the last several weeks. “Nothing that was being presented excited me, then about three weeks ago, I just blurted out, ’What about Indy? Let’s end it with the Indy 500,’” she said. “This ignites something in me. But I am done after May. Everyone needs to put their mind there. My plan is to be at Indy, and then I’m done.” Patrick would not reveal who she will drive for in either race next year, but Chip Ganassi Racing is the likely ride at Indy. Ganassi has room to field additional cars — he’s scaling down from four full-time cars to two next year — and would give Patrick a car capable of winning. Roger Penske and Michael Andretti both have full lineups announced for next year’s Indy 500. Patrick will not be driving in the Daytona 500 for Stewart-Haas Racing, team co-owner Tony Stewart told AP. Patrick moved from IndyCar to NASCAR after the 2011 season, and has been racing Cup cars for SHR since 2012. She is being replaced after Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway by Aric Almirola. Patrick is the only woman to have led laps in both the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500. Patrick ran the Indy 500 from 2005 through 2011. Her highest finish was third in 2009, and she was the first woman to lead laps in the race when she paced the field for 19 trips around the Brickyard as a rookie. Patrick was highly marketable early in her career even though wins were rare. She won the pole for the Daytona 500 in 2013, but finished 24th in the standings the last two seasons. She won her only IndyCar race in 2008, in Japan. Sponsorship trouble surfaced this year, too. When no strong opportunities for next season presented itself, Patrick decided to call it a career at Indy next Memorial Day weekend. “I think it’s awesome and it will make for a huge month of May that she’s back there,” said Stewart, who spent half of his career trying to win the Indy 500. “It would be really cool to see her face on the Borg-Warner Trophy, if she can pull that off.” Patrick had been adamant she would never return to IndyCar or the 500, but changed her mind as she realized her competitive options were dwindling. “I know I always said I’d never go back to Indy, and I was always being honest,” she said. “Well, things change. I know now you can never say never. I’d been going through this in my head and kept asking myself, ‘How am I going to get the words out and say it’s over?’ And trust me, I lost my (stuff) a few times over that. “But this seems right, and this seems good.” Patrick told AP she had only informed about 10 people of her decision prior to Friday’s announcement, where she wept openly as her family watched nearby. Everyone had been extremely happy with the path she’s chosen. She said longtime boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. “has never been more excited about something about me in his life.” Stewart praised Patrick for her time at SHR, and said his team would never have expanded to four cars without her assistance. Kevin Harvick will try to win a second championship in four years for the organization on Sunday, and Stewart said Patrick has been a huge part of the team’s success. He was disappointed to learn she’s ready to stop driving. “I am happy that she is doing it on her terms, but I am sad because I feel like there are wins under her belt that she can still get,” he told AP. “I thought she’d go road racing or back to IndyCar or something along those lines, because I think that’s where she can be successful.” Patrick’s fame was launched in IndyCar, and her relationship with former sponsor GoDaddy made her one of the most recognizable female athletes in the world. She currently has a winery in California, a line of athletic wear and an exercise and fitness program. Patrick said she’ll have more time to spend on those ventures after the Indy 500. Her career crossroads was put in motion when GoDaddy first left auto racing after 2015, then new sponsor Nature’s Bakery was unable to fulfill its three-year commitment to SHR and Patrick. The team has pieced together sponsorship all year, but has sponsorship for Almirola next year that made Patrick expendable. “I didn’t want to be pushed into anything, and everyone can relate, sometimes things just shift and change around you,” she told AP. “Especially with me and the sponsor situation. I’ve never been there before. I’ve always had a sponsor. It forces you into thinking about things and nothing was lining up easily. If I don’t feel like I can run better than where I am, then I don’t want to do it. And, there have been times that I could not have been more miserable. “That’s not why I come, and I feel like it takes away from everything else I accomplished. I don’t want to be remembered for the things that didn’t go as well. I want to be remembered for the things that went well.”

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  • Sheehan tells Fox News about Albany's sanctuary city statusSheehan tells Fox News about Albany's sanctuary city status

    Mayor Kathy Sheehan on Thursday night spoke on Fox News about the Albany's sanctuary city status in an interview with Tucker Carlson. The federal Department of Justice recently sent letters to Sheehan and officials from 25 other cities and counties nationwide and select states warning that they are risking federal grant funding by implementing so-called "sanctuary city" policies.

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  • FCC approves rules to block robocalls from fake phone numbersFCC approves rules to block robocalls from fake phone numbers

    TOPEKA, Kansas (KSNW) – A new rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission will allow telephone providers to block calls originating from certain fake phone numbers, a move aimed at reducing the number of robocalls consumers receive, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said. Schmidt, along with a bipartisan coalition of 29 other state attorneys general, submitted a comment letter in July in support of the new rules, which will allow providers to block several types of “spoofed” calls, in which a call appears to be coming from one number, but is actually coming from a different number. Scammers frequently use spoofed calls to hide their identity and to trick consumers into believing that their calls are legitimate. The use of these spoofed numbers is particularly prevalent in scams where the caller pretends to be calling from the Internal Revenue Service, law enforcement agencies or utility companies. Under the new rules, providers would be allowed to block calls coming from invalid numbers, unallocated numbers, and numbers whose owners have requested they be blocked. For example, phone providers would be able to block a scammer that is using a telephone number that clearly can’t exist because it hasn’t been assigned. “Combating the plague of robocall scams requires technological solutions,” Schmidt said. “The adoption of this rule by the FCC will allow telephone providers to block calls that are clearly fraudulent and protect consumers from these scam artists. This won’t solve the robocall problem entirely, but it should help.” In its release announcing approval of the new rule, the FCC states that U.S. consumers received approximately 2.4 billion robocalls per month in 2016. In a pilot project using the new system that now is approved nationwide, the amount of IRS scam calls was reduced by about 90 percent, the FCC said.

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  • Thruway Authority app provides useful travel toolsThruway Authority app provides useful travel tools

    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York Governor’s Office announced the launch of the Thruway Authority app on Friday. The app allows drivers to get real-time notifications about traffic conditions. “This is real-time accurate information they’re going to be receiving as they’re driving,” Kendra Hems, Trucking Association of NY President, said. The New York State Thruway Mobile App includes many features, but one aspect that has the Trucking Association so excited is the voice feature. “Drivers going down the road, particularly in the winter weather, if there are changing road conditions there is now enabling that voice feature so they can get a notification and can plan.” There are already other road apps out there such as 511 New York, but this real-time voice notification system can keep all drivers safe especially during the holiday season. “If they are receiving a voice alert and don’t have to physically look at their phone to get that information that is a great feature we hope everyone will utilize.” The app also has a toll calculator, lets you report road issues, request roadside assistance, and alerts you when a rest area is up ahead. “You don’t have to use your phone and it’s easier,” Jerry Wordh, a driver, said. “It keeps your eye on the road. Distracted driving is one of the many dangers of driving on especially a busy road like the Northway,” Todd France, a driver, said. Download the app for iOS devices or Android devices.

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  • Red Kettle donations off to a slow startRed Kettle donations off to a slow start

    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Some families could be going without this holiday season as the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle campaign is off to a slow start. Donations are down 15 percent at the Capital Region Salvation Army and this year’s natural and man-made disasters may be to blame. “The generosity of people is there, it’s at the core of who we are as Americans,” Major Steven Lopes, CEO of the Capital Region Salvation Army, said. A run of historic hurricanes,  the deadliest mass shooting in American history, and the call for donations is answered. This is leaving local charities worried about one thing going into the holidays with donor fatigue. “As you know daily there are those who go through their own disasters, their own 9/11experiences, whether it’s no food to feed their children, not sure where they’re going to sleep tomorrow night or clothing.” Major Lopes says the Red Kettle campaign is only in its first week but donations are not where they should be. “Unfortunately, we’re not where we planned on, but the year is starting off slow we’re behind.” It seems donors everywhere are tapped out. The Glens Falls Salvation Army says their kettle campaign is more $3,000 behind. Volunteer numbers and food donations are down too. The Salvation Army will make sure more than 1,000 families have all the ingredients for a Thanksgiving dinner. Proving every donation is more than a drop in the bucket. “We are depending on them and we are confident that as they have all the years in the past that they will continue to do all they can to help their neighbors.” While it might seem like a busy time now, the Salvation Army says that once we get closer to the New Year, the demand is only going to increase.

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  • Toys for Tots annual holiday shopping spree heldToys for Tots annual holiday shopping spree held

    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign got a big head start on Friday with a $25,000 shopping spree. Dunkin Donuts donated the $25,000 plus an additional $5,000 to purchase brand new coats for kids in need this holiday season. All the gifts were loaded onto a truck and will eventually be loaded onto the Marine Corps train to be distributed to thousands of children across the state.

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  • Services held for fallen Saratoga Sheriff’s deputyServices held for fallen Saratoga Sheriff’s deputy

    SARATOGA, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A local community said goodbye to a deputy sheriff who died too young. Saratoga Deputy Sheriff John Brown died suddenly while on a training run. He was a triathlete and a valued member of the police force. After his death, Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo posthumously promoted him to the rank of investigator, something Brown was striving for. On Friday, members of the Patriot Guard Riders were on hand at his service. “He was very well liked in the community and I know a lot of people looked up to him and respected him. I’m sure within the law enforcement community, it’s a tremendous loss,” Ray Sestak, Assistant State Captain of the Patriot Guard Riders, said. Brown leaves behind a wife and young son. He’s buried at the Saratoga National Cemetery and was laid to rest with military honors.

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  • Confirmed case of mumps found on UAlbany campusConfirmed case of mumps found on UAlbany campus

    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Health officials announced a confirmed case of mumps at UAlbany on Friday. UAlbany says the student has received medical care and has been “appropriately isolated” from the campus population and is no longer contagious. Health officials say mumps is a vaccine-preventable viral infection spread through saliva or mucus from the mouth, nose, or throat of an infected person. Symptoms include swollen or tender salivary glands under the ears or jaw on one or both sides of the face along with possible fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue and loss of appetite. Please find a fact sheet from NYSDOH here. It is essential for students to determine whether they are protected from mumps based on the following recommendations: Two doses of MMR vaccination are required for protection. Therefore, those who have received only one dose will require a second dose. If you have symptoms consistent with mumps, call your healthcare provider and inform him/her that you are symptomatic and may have been exposed to mumps. The ACDOH can assist healthcare providers with testing for mumps. Individuals born after 1957 who have not received any doses or mumps-containing vaccine should receive vaccine as soon as possible. Prevention tips include: Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer Cover your mouth with a tissue or your elbow when you sneeze or cough Do not share drinks, food, utensils, or any personal items that come in contact with saliva If you have additional questions, contact Student Health Services at 518-442-5454 or the Albany County Department of Health at 518-447-4640.

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  • Man accused of stealing expensive paintingMan accused of stealing expensive painting

    QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A man is facing charges after police say he stole from a Saratoga Art Gallery. Police say Michael Vittengle, 61, stole a painting valued at $4,800. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office says he also tried to solicit businesses into buying tickets to a fake masquerade ball called “The Great Gatsby.” Vittengle was charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Anyone who bought tickets is urged to contact police at (518)-743-2500.

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  • Man sentenced in attempted murder outside Albany barMan sentenced in attempted murder outside Albany bar

    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The man caught on camera shooting a victim outside a local Albany bar has been sentenced. Elisha Dowling, 38, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on three felony charges. Dowling was found guilty by a jury of shooting a man outside the Elbo Room in September 2016.

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  • Police: Man driving drunk more than 3x the legal limitPolice: Man driving drunk more than 3x the legal limit

    SLINGERLANDS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A Slingerlands man is accused of driving drunk more than three times the legal limit. New York State Police stopped 26-year-old Patrick Cullen on the Thruway in Minden just before 4:30 on Thursday. Troopers say he appeared intoxicated and had a reported blood alcohol content of 0.25 percent. He’s charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated with a BAC 0.18% or more. Cullen is due back in court in December.

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  • Free admission offered at NY State Parks on Black FridayFree admission offered at NY State Parks on Black Friday

    ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York State Parks will be offering free admission on Black Friday. The Governor’s office says during the Thanksgiving weekend, State Parks will offer various family-friendly events and programs at locations across the state. “The holidays are about creating memories, spending these moments with family and friends and state parks are the perfect places to fill those photo albums,” said State Parks Commissioner Rose Harvey. “State parks provide the opportunity to invigorate our mind, body, and soul and offer the chance to relax, rejuvenate and recoup during a very busy but wonderful time of the year.”  For a full list of state park programs on Black Friday and over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, click here.

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  • Jury finds Oquendo guilty of killing stepdaughterJury finds Oquendo guilty of killing stepdaughter

    Johnny Oquendo, third from left, looks on after a Rensselaer County Court jury convicts him of murdering his 21-year-old stepdaughter Noel Alkaramla, whose body was stuffed in a suitcase and dumped into the Hudson River. Johnny Oquendo, third from left, looks on after a Rensselaer County Court jury convicts him of murdering his 21-year-old stepdaughter Noel Alkaramla, whose body was stuffed in a suitcase and dumped into the Andrew Botts and Investigator Jim Morgan await the verdict at the murder trial of Johnny Oquendo, the Troy man accused of killing his stepdaughter, Noel Alkaramla, and dumping her body in the Hudson River.

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  • Sheehan tells Fox News about Albany's sanctuary city status - Albany Times UnionSheehan tells Fox News about Albany's sanctuary city status - Albany Times Union

    Albany Times UnionSheehan tells Fox News about Albany's sanctuary city statusAlbany Times UnionWhile federal officials have made 345 arrests of those accused of being part of the gang on Long Island and in the surrounding New York City area since May, Albany hasn't dealt with anyone affiliated with the group, Albany acting police Chief Bob Sears ...and more »

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  • Wind will whip the Albany area on FridayWind will whip the Albany area on Friday

    A person walks on North Pearl Street holding on to her umbrella in the high winds and rain that came to the area Tuesday Oct. 24, 2017 in Albany, N.Y. A person walks on North Pearl Street holding on to her umbrella in the high winds and rain that came to the area Tuesday Oct. 24, 2017 in Albany, N.Y. A pedestrian walks near Academy Park holding on to her umbrella in the high winds and rain that came to the area Tuesday Oct. 24, 2017 in Albany, N.Y. A pedestrian walks near Academy Park holding on to her umbrella in the high winds and rain that came to the area Tuesday Oct. 24, 2017 in Albany, N.Y. As this early morning photograph shows, strong winds have moved into the Albany area.

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  • Ex-senator's criminal case going forwardEx-senator's criminal case going forward

    Former Senator George Maziarz, gets a drink of water after his arraignment in Albany County Court on five counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree Thursday March 23, 2017 in Albany, N.Y. less Former Senator George Maziarz, gets a drink of water after his arraignment in Albany County Court on five counts of offering a false instrument for filing in the first degree Thursday March 23, 2017 in Albany, ... more Click through our photo gallery to see some examples of scandals that have rocked state politics in recent memory. SUNY Polytechnic Institute's founding President and CEO Alain Kaloyeros.

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  • Gillibrand: Bill Clinton should've resigned over sex affairGillibrand: Bill Clinton should've resigned over sex affair

    In this Oct. 26, 2006 file photo, former President Bill Clinton holds up the hand of Kirsten Gillibrand, a Democratic lawyer who is running against three-term Rep. John Sweeney, R-N.Y., at a rally in Albany, N.Y. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said, in an interview in The New York Times, that former President Clinton should have resigned over his sexual affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky 20 years ago.

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  • Tucker vs. Sanctuary City Mayor: 'Hard to Take A Lecture From You on the Constitution' - Fox News InsiderTucker vs. Sanctuary City Mayor: 'Hard to Take A Lecture From You on the Constitution' - Fox News Insider

    Fox News InsiderTucker vs. Sanctuary City Mayor: 'Hard to Take A Lecture From You on the Constitution'Fox News InsiderTucker Carlson debated Kathy Sheehan (D), the mayor of Albany, N.Y., over the legitimacy of her municipality being a sanctuary city. Carlson laid out statistics that showed that almost every arrested member of the dangerous gang MS-13 is an illegal ...

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  • Albany man convicted in violent Menands robberyAlbany man convicted in violent Menands robbery

    A 22-year-old Albany man faces up to 15 years in prison after he was found guilty Wednesday of a violent robbery in Menands earlier this year. Messiah Green was convicted on numerous counts of robbery and criminal possession of stolen property, as well as one count each of assault and grand larceny, Albany County District Attorney P. David Soares announced Thursday.

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  • Gas power plant proposed in AlbanyGas power plant proposed in Albany

    Community leaders and activists are calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to halt a proposed fracked gas power plant in downtown Albany. Many in the area want to see this plant use anything but non-renewable energy, given what's happened here 23 years ago.

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