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Albany man, ex-girlfriend charged after domestic exchange

Kaishamia Benson and Shaleek Drayton
Kaishamia Benson and Shaleek Drayton
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An Albany man set fire to his ex-girlfriend’s apartment last week, and she responded by smashing out his new girlfriend’s car window, police said today. Now both are facing criminal charges. Shaleek Drayton, 31, of Lark Drive, is accused of setting fire to the apartment of ex-girlfriend Kaishamia Benson Thursday at 390 Clinton Ave. Drayton allegedly broke in, set fire to Benson’s clothes and fled. The fire caused extensive damage to her apartment, as well ...

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April 10, 2009
3:58 p.m.

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Just makes you want to break out the Neil Diamond records

"Love on the rocks
Ain't no surprise
Pour me a drink
And I'll tell you some lies
Got nothin' to lose
So you just sing the blues all the time
Gave you my heart
Gave you my soul
You left me alone here
With nothing to hold
Yesterday's gone
Now all I want is a smile"

April 11, 2009
9:37 a.m.

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Now I'm going to be singing that song all day in my head!