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Four accused of kidnapping man in Colonie


Four men from out of state are facing kidnapping and other charges in a new indictment for allegedly taking a man and assaulting him in Colonie earlier this month, Albany County district attorney’s officials said.

ALBANY

Lower bail rejected for Schenectady lottery scam suspect

A Schenectady man charged in connection with a lottery scam that targeted seniors nationwide backed up his claims with photos of supposed past winners and briefcases full of cash, according to a recent federal court filing.

Following sit-in, Tonko to continue push for gun control

ALBANY

Following sit-in, Tonko to continue push for gun control

In the 25 hours he spent sitting on the floor of the House of Representatives, Congressman Paul Tonko didn’t sleep at all.

Colonie Islamic School awards first high school diploma

COLONIE

Colonie Islamic School awards first high school diploma

When Amnah Dhailia was 7 or 8 years old, she joined her mom at a meeting at an Islamic Center in Chicago, where they lived at the time. As her mom’s meeting stretched on, Amnah climbed onto a shelf and picked up a book — she couldn’t help herself.

Sanders, in Albany, says work on progressive ideals must continue

ALBANY

Sanders, in Albany, says work on progressive ideals must continue

Though he remains a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president, Bernie Sanders sounded very much like someone passing the torch to others during an appearance Friday at the Empire State Plaza.

FBI probing burned LGBT flag in Albany

ALBANY

FBI probing burned LGBT flag in Albany

The Albany Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating the burning of an LGBT flag outside an Albany center that serves those with HIV and AIDS.

Bernie Sanders to visit Albany Friday

ALBANY

Bernie Sanders to visit Albany Friday

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be in Albany tomorrow to discuss his next steps in the campaign.

Siena College students print a new hand for Stillwater girl

LOUDONVILLE

Siena College students print a new hand for Stillwater girl


A Stilllwater girl spent her final day in third grade Wednesday looking forward to getting the ability to pick up a piece of fruit or doing anything else with her right hand.

ALBANY

Former Albany VA nurse sentenced for stealing painkillers

A former hospice nurse at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center received nearly seven years in prison this morning for diverting powerful pain medication from patients to himself and replacing it with a different drug.

ALBANY

Former Stratton VA nurse faces sentencing for diverting drugs

A former hospice nurse at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center put his addiction to pain killers before his patients, endangering them in their final days and devastating their family members, according to a federal prosecutor.

Fmr. UAlbany student admits role in CDTA bus incident

ALBANY

Fmr. UAlbany student admits role in CDTA bus incident

One of the three women criminally accused making false allegations of a racially motivated attack on a CDTA bus in January accepted a plea deal in the case Tuesday and read a statement apologizing for her actions.

Lawmakers pass lead contamination testing bill

ALBANY

Lawmakers pass lead contamination testing bill

School districts across the state will be required to test water taps for lead contamination under a law passed by the state Legislature in its final hours of work last week.

Fantasy sports’ fate in Cuomo’s hands

Months after being halted by the New York attorney general, daily fantasy sports won a major legislative victory early Saturday as New York lawmakers moved to legalize the online games.

Two women in UAlbany CDTA incident reject plea deal

ALBANY

Two women in UAlbany CDTA incident reject plea deal

Two women authorities accused of lying about what they said was a racially motivated attack on a CDTA bus in January appeared in Albany County Court this morning.

Finally, Albany slaves to get dignified burial

ALBANY COUNTY

Finally, Albany slaves to get dignified burial

For those men and women enslaved by the Schuyler family in the 17th and 18th century, there was no Emancipation Proclamation, no Juneteenth Celebration.

ALBANY

Albany job outlook best among nation's metro areas, survey finds


The Albany metropolitan area has the strongest job outlook of any metropolitan area in the nation, the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey found.

Home furnishings retailer expanding to Albany

ALBANY

Home furnishings retailer expanding to Albany

A Texas-based home furnishings retailer is expanding to New York, and will take over the space vacated by Sports Authority in Crossgates Commons.

FuzeHub gets tools to assist manufacturers

ALBANY

FuzeHub gets tools to assist manufacturers

The Albany-based organization tasked with helping small- to mid-sized New York state manufacturers expand has two new tools to do its job.

COLONIE

Car crashes into Colonie apartment

A car drove into a Colonie apartment building at at 2:59 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

Pair of local vigils held, more planned

ALBANY

Pair of local vigils held, more planned

Area residents came together on short notice Sunday night for a pair of Albany vigils to honor victims of the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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