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Runaway buffalo cause commotion in Bethlehem
BETHLEHEM

Runaway buffalo cause commotion in Bethlehem

Friday, April 24, 2015
A two-day roundup ended in a South Street ravine in Coeymans, a few hundred yards over the Bethlehem town line, when “hired guns” deployed by the Schodack farm from which 15 bison escaped Thursday shot the bull and 14 cows.
 
Schenectady man guilty of rape, baby murder
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man guilty of rape, baby murder

Friday, April 24, 2015
Herman Robinson, the man accused of a lengthy list of heinous crimes from child rape to baby murder, was convicted on all counts Friday afternoon.
 

FBI: Korean firm scammed out of $375K for fake Pharrell show

Friday, April 24, 2015
PITTSBURGH — A man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by claiming he worked with a Japanese talent agency that could help the company book a concert by musician Pharrell Williams, FBI agents in Pennsylvania said.
 
CAPITOL

Cuomo taps Ossenfort for state Workforce Investment Board

Friday, April 24, 2015
Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort has been appointed to the state Workforce Investment Board by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
 

Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male

Friday, April 24, 2015

NEW YORK — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that “for all intents and purposes, I am a woman.”
 
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland police investigating mall shooting

Friday, April 24, 2015

Guilderland police are investigating a late Friday afternoon shooting in a Crossgates Mall parking lot during an apparent attempted robbery that left a vehicle sprayed with gunfire.
 

Two missing sisters found in Michigan after nearly 2 weeks

Friday, April 24, 2015

CRISP POINT, Mich. — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska who were missing for nearly two weeks in Michigan were found Friday near Lake Superior in a remote part of the Upper Peninsula where their car got stuck.
 
SCOTIA

Baptist Health workers vote to unionize in Scotia

Friday, April 24, 2015
Caregivers at Baptist Health Nursing and Rehabilitation Center voted in favor of joining a union Friday, nearly one month after a handful of nursing assistants publicly criticized management over short-staffing at the Scotia facility.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man convicted of TV theft

Friday, April 24, 2015
A Gloversville man accused of robbing a local bar last September was convicted Thursday of felony burglary, among other charges, by a Fulton County jury.
 
NY buys 6,200 acres at southern edge of Adirondack High Peaks
ALBANY

NY buys 6,200 acres at southern edge of Adirondack High Peaks

Friday, April 24, 2015
Paddlers have a new area to explore at the upper reaches of the Hudson River and hikers will get better access to some mountains with the state's purchase of 6,200 acres at the southern edge of the Adirondack High Peaks Wilderness Area.
 
Seriously silly, Monty Python reunites for a weekend tribute
NEW YORK

Seriously silly, Monty Python reunites for a weekend tribute

Friday, April 24, 2015
Today they reign as elder statesman of cerebral silliness, these alumni of the Monty Python comedy troupe and, some would argue, the funniest men who ever lived.
 
State won't punish for test opt-outs, but feds might

State won't punish for test opt-outs, but feds might

Friday, April 24, 2015
The state Department of Education backed off Friday on threats to punish school districts for the record number of students who refused to take this month’s standardized tests. But the U.S. Department of Education might come up with its own penalties.
 
Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback
NEW YORK

Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback

Friday, April 24, 2015
What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
 
Pair charged in Saratoga Springs armed robbery
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Pair charged in Saratoga Springs armed robbery

Friday, April 24, 2015
Two city men were charged with first-degree robbery following an armed robbery near downtown Tuesday night, Saratoga Springs police said.
 
More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school
INDIANAPOLIS

More than 12 hurt as stage collapses at Indiana high school

Friday, April 24, 2015
More than a dozen students suffered minor injuries after a stage packed with dancing and clapping youths collapsed during a musical performance at a central Indiana high school, authorities said Friday.
 
 

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