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State closes Peerless Pool without explanation

SARATOGA SPRINGS

State closes Peerless Pool without explanation

The ever-popular Peerless Pool in Saratoga Spa State Park was closed Saturday and will remain so until re-opening for a final three days on Labor Day Weekend.

Arrogate wins Travers, sets track record

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Arrogate wins Travers, sets track record

Wins by 12 lengths in 1:59.36

Gloversville police subdue man who asked to be killed

GLOVERSVILLE & JOHNSTOWN

Gloversville police subdue man who asked to be killed

Police in Gloversville faced down an armed and intoxicated man Friday night who repeatedly asked officers to end his life. Instead, they followed him for three city blocks, guns drawn, as the man taunted them with a large knife.

Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias

NEW YORK

Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias

“Absolutely ridiculous,” Donald Trump was quoted saying of the government’s allegations in 1973.

Live: Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Live: Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

Stay tuned all morning for live updates from Saratoga Race Course on Travers Stakes Day.

Stranded on remote island, 'SOS' in sand saved them

Stranded on remote island, 'SOS' in sand saved them

The two mariners left Weno Island en route for Tamatam Island in an 18-foot vessel over a week ago with "limited supplies and no emergency equipment."

Schalmont soccer star to miss season for cancer treatment

CLIFTON PARK

Schalmont soccer star to miss season for cancer treatment

Schalmon freshman Davia Rossi planned to wear number 10 for this year’s soccer season.

Happy Travers Day: What race lacks in hype, it makes up for in field

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Happy Travers Day: What race lacks in hype, it makes up for in field

No Pharoah? No problem

In a tough call, going back to Destin in Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS

In a tough call, going back to Destin in Travers

Mike MacAdam selects Belmont Stakes runner-up

A star-studded Travers Day undercard

SARATOGA SPRINGS

A star-studded Travers Day undercard

Major stakes, horses, dot the day

In Travers, here is a vote for a Governor

SARATOGA SPRINGS

In Travers, here is a vote for a Governor

Governor Malibu is the pick of handicapper Bill Heller

Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach

Airlines bring free sandwiches and streaming back to coach

The next time you fly, a free snack--or even a meal--may await you in economy class.

Aftershocks shake central Italy as search for earthquake victims continues

ROME

Aftershocks shake central Italy as search for earthquake victims continues

Tremors persist as search and rescue efforts continue. The massive quake left more than 270 people dead.

All donated blood in U.S. will be tested for Zika

All donated blood in U.S. will be tested for Zika

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday took steps to safeguard the nation’s blood supply from the Zika virus, calling for all blood banks to screen donations for the infection even if they are in states where the virus is not circulating.

Court suspends ‘burkini’ ban in French town

PARIS

Court suspends ‘burkini’ ban in French town

France’s highest administrative court on Friday suspended a town’s ban on so-called burkinis, the full-body swimwear used by some Muslim women that has become the focus of intense debates over women’s rights, assimilation and secularism.

UPDATE: Stepson ID'd as suspect in Schenectady burn case

SCHENECTADY

UPDATE: Stepson ID'd as suspect in Schenectady burn case

One man has been airlifted to Westchester Medical Center with severe burns after an altercation that ended with him on fire, police said.

Is this the real KFC Original Recipe?

Is this the real KFC Original Recipe?

Our mission: find out if 11 ingredients handwritten on a piece of paper could be the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices that go into Kentucky Fried Chicken's Original Recipe

Study: Robot baby dolls don't curb teen pregnancies. They may increase abortions.

As part of high school sex-ed programs around the world, teachers give infant simulators to their female students, who care for the robots over the course of a few days.

Desperate search for survivors in Italy as death toll rises to 250

ACCUMOLI, Italy

Desperate search for survivors in Italy as death toll rises to 250

After toiling through the night, an army of 5,000 rescue workers combed through mounds of hard rubble in a desperate search for new survivors Thursday following a devastating earthquake that may yet become Italy's deadliest in decades.

Niskayuna thumb drive investigation results in felony plea

SCHENECTADY

Niskayuna thumb drive investigation results in felony plea

One of two former Niskayuna High School students arrested in connection with images on a thumb drive found hidden inside a book at the school last year admitted Thursday to an unrelated felony that sprang from the initial case.

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