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Pair face drug charges following Albany traffic stop

ALBANY

Pair face drug charges following Albany traffic stop

A local couple was arrested following a traffic stop in Albany on Sunday night.

Mastroianni Brothers name, recipes purchased by Utica company

ALBANY

Mastroianni Brothers name, recipes purchased by Utica company

The legendary Mastroianni Brothers Bakery's name will live on, despite the company's shutdown in July and bankruptcy in September.

Guilderland High School responds to bomb threat

GUILDERLAND

Guilderland High School responds to bomb threat

Police set up checkpoints at Guilderland High School after a bomb threat was made against the school Tuesday morning, the second such threat in eight days.

Brooklyn man charged in connection with Albany shooting

ALBANY

Brooklyn man charged in connection with Albany shooting

A 21-year-old Brooklyn man has been charged in connection with a shooting that occurred on Clinton Avenue.

Rocks homicide victim's name released; suspect identified

ALBANY

Rocks homicide victim's name released; suspect identified

The Albany Police Detective Division has released the name of the victim of the homicide at Rocks on Thursday.

Fans fill stands for UAlbany-Siena game, have mixed emotions on venue

ALBANY

Fans fill stands for UAlbany-Siena game, have mixed emotions on venue

When the University at Albany and Siena men’s basketball teams took the court Sunday night, they created a previously unheard-of scene.

State pushing back against attempt to overturn Raucci convictions

ALBANY

State pushing back against attempt to overturn Raucci convictions

The state is pushing back in a last-ditch effort to overturn arson and other convictions against Steven Raucci.

One killed, three injured in Albany bar shooting

ALBANY

One killed, three injured in Albany bar shooting

Police are investigating an overnight shooting at an Albany bar that left one man dead and sent three people to the hospital.

ALBANY

Man admits trying to coerce minor into sex

A Massachusetts man admitted Wednesday he tried to coerce a minor into sexual activity over the Internet and traveled to Colonie to carry the act out, federal prosecutors said.

Ballston Spa man pleads in child porn case

ALBANY

Ballston Spa man pleads in child porn case

A Ballston Spa man admitted Wednesday to possessing child pornography and now faces a prison sentence, federal prosecutors said.

Eight indictments handed up in statewide pay-to-play scheme

ALBANY

Eight indictments handed up in statewide pay-to-play scheme

Nearly two months after their arrests, eight individuals were indicted Tuesday in a corruption case that has ensnared a once-powerful and highly trusted adviser to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Albany police clear officer after probe

ALBANY

Albany police clear officer after probe

Police Chief: 'Con man' lied about underage sex incident

UAlbany lacrosse coach, former player bring game to pipeline protesters

UAlbany lacrosse coach, former player bring game to pipeline protesters

After roughly 27 hours of driving, University at Albany men’s lacrosse coach Scott Marr and his former player Lyle Thompson early Monday evening reached the scene of the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D.

Kanye West show in Albany canceled

ALBANY

Kanye West show in Albany canceled

The on-again, off-again Kanye West tour stop in Albany is now off, according to Live Nation and the Los Angeles Times.

Witness: Mall shooter fired twice

GUILDERLAND

Witness: Mall shooter fired twice

An off-duty state trooper out with his family saw two shots fired during an incident Saturday at Crossgates Mall, according to testimony given Friday at a preliminary hearing.

Study: Gondola to Albany would be feasible

ALBANY

Study: Gondola to Albany would be feasible



An aerial gondola running high over the Hudson River between downtown Albany and the Rensselaer train station is technically feasible, according to the engineering firm that proposed the idea.

Some regents call for policy on closing ‘opportunity gap’

NEW YORK STATE

Some regents call for policy on closing ‘opportunity gap’

Some members of the Board of Regents on Tuesday called for a policy that would better address the opportunity gap that underlies the academic disparities at the heart of much education discourse.

Prosecutors: Crawford should spend life in prison for X-ray case

ALBANY

Prosecutors: Crawford should spend life in prison for X-ray case

A former General Electric industrial mechanic convicted last year in a hate-fueled plot to deploy an X-ray device against local Muslims should spend the rest of his life in prison, federal prosecutors argued in a new court filing.

Regents: No changes to state tests for next two years

NEW YORK STATE

Regents: No changes to state tests for next two years

Students in third through eighth grades are stuck with the annual state tests they have for at least the next two years after state officials announced Monday they don’t plan to make any more changes until 2019.

'Price is Right Live!' coming to Palace

ALBANY

'Price is Right Live!' coming to Palace

“The Price is Right Live!” will return to the Palace Theatre in Albany at 7:30 p.m. on April 20.

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