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ALBANY

Albany man gets 27 years on child porn charges

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
An Albany man who authorities say sent and received hundreds of files of child pornography was sentenced Thursday to more than 27 years in prison.
 
ALBANY

Child dies after being hit by garbage truck in Albany

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
Albany police are investigating an accident Thursday morning in which a 4-year-old boy was struck and killed by a garbage truck at Central Avenue and Quail Street.
 
226 graduate from state police academy
ALBANY

226 graduate from state police academy

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
A total of 226 new state troopers graduated Tuesday from the New York State Police Academy’s Basic School. Several of the graduates hailed from the Capital Region.
 
23 lbs. of pot found in Thruway stop
GUILDERLAND

23 lbs. of pot found in Thruway stop

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015
A Thruway stop last week uncovered 23 pounds of marijuana and resulted in the driver’s arrest, state police said today.
 
Roller derby fans cheer skaters in armory
ALBANY

Roller derby fans cheer skaters in armory

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

When Morticia D. Kay delivered one of her many bone-crunching hits Sunday at the Washington Avenue Armory, the sparse crowd in attendance erupted.
 
CDTA sued by ex-worker
ALBANY

CDTA sued by ex-worker

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
A former employee at the Capital District Transportation Authority is suing the company and others, alleging a supervisor held him down on his final day on the job and committed a sexually degrading act while another supervisor took pictures.
 
Troy man admits to starving 13 cats and dogs
ALBANY

Troy man admits to starving 13 cats and dogs

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
A man agreed to a two-month jail sentence this week after admitting to failing to feed four dogs and nine cats at an Albany residence last year, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.
 
GLENVILLE

Two 109th Airlift members named Airmen of Year

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
Two 109th Airlift Wing airmen were among six New York Air National Guard members recognized as Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2015.
 
Guilderland ‘bus rage’ accounts conflict
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland ‘bus rage’ accounts conflict

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
The woman accused of pursuing a bizarre confrontation with a Mohonasen Central School District bus last month admitted to police that she followed the bus, but said she did so out of concern for the children on board, according to a written statement she gave to police.
 
BRUNSWICK

Off-duty trooper accused of DWI, suspended

Monday, Feb. 2, 2015
An off-duty state trooper was charged early Sunday morning with DWI and was suspended later in the day.
 
ALBANY

Ivanov shows piano virtuosity at Massry Center

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015
Russian pianist Gleb Ivanov gave a recital Friday night at the Massry Center for the Arts that began in an unassuming way but ended in epic style.
 
Man who placed mercury around Albany hospital has appeal denied
ALBANY

Man who placed mercury around Albany hospital has appeal denied

Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015
A man who admitted to placing mercury around Albany Medical Center was turned down by a federal appeals court in his bid to have his sentence reduced or plea overturned.
 
COLONIE

Duct tape puts Colonie restaurant robber in bind

Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
The duct tape a Rensselaer man used to detain his robbery victims resulted Friday in his own detention — for as many as the next eight years.
 
UAlbany system to close forecasting gaps
ALBANY

UAlbany system to close forecasting gaps

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
The new weather monitoring network being installed by the University at Albany may not have helped forecasters predict days in advance the path of the blizzard that skirted the Capital Region Tuesday. But it could have given meteorologists a few hours head start in seeing the storm was changing course — as well as other valuable information currently unavailable from the National Weather Service, officials said.
 
Colonie teacher's aide arrested for inappropriate contact with student
COLONIE

Colonie teacher's aide arrested for inappropriate contact with student

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015
Colonie Police arrested a North Colonie School District teacher’s aide Monday for inappropriate conduct with a Shaker High School student.
 
 

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