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Gloversville man faces child pornography charge
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man faces child pornography charge

Friday, March 27, 2015

A Gloversville man was arrested on child pornography charges following an investigation by city police and the State Police Computer Crimes Unit.
 
SCHENECTADY

SCCC to offer courses on problem gambling

Friday, March 27, 2015
Schenectady County Community College, which began offering a popular casino and gaming management program in 2013 and should soon be in the shadow of a new casino, will offer classes in the fall on how to counsel people with gambling issues.
 
Halfmoon man indicted in dog-burning incident
BALLSTON SPA

Halfmoon man indicted in dog-burning incident

Friday, March 27, 2015
A 20-year-old Halfmoon man arrested in February on charges of burning a friend’s dog has been indicted on a felony animal cruelty charge.
 
Two-time Amsterdam sex offender sentenced to 10 years
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Two-time Amsterdam sex offender sentenced to 10 years

Friday, March 27, 2015
A two-time Amsterdam sex offender was sentenced Friday to 10 years in state prison in connection with his second child molestation conviction.
 
Feds: Baltimore jail illegally keeping juveniles in solitary
BALTIMORE

Feds: Baltimore jail illegally keeping juveniles in solitary

Friday, March 27, 2015
Teenagers awaiting trial on adult charges in Baltimore are being kept in solitary confinement far too long — up to 143 days in one case, according to a highly critical review by the U.S. Justice Department's Division of Civil Rights.
 
Reid endorses Schumer as next Democratic leader
WASHINGTON

Reid endorses Schumer as next Democratic leader

Friday, March 27, 2015
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid announced Friday he will retire after five terms, and endorsed New York Sen. Chuck Schumer to succeed him as Democratic leader.
 
University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findings

University of Oklahoma unveils racist chant probe findings

Friday, March 27, 2015
Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity's national administration, the university's president said Friday.
 
End of 'Mad Men,' but show's relics find new life at museum
WASHINGTON

End of 'Mad Men,' but show's relics find new life at museum

Friday, March 27, 2015
Don Draper is making his exit with "Mad Men" this year, but his image as a 1960s advertising man will live on at the Smithsonian Institution.
 
Rotterdam Mall to be sold again
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam Mall to be sold again

Friday, March 27, 2015
The struggling Rotterdam Mall could soon enter a new phase under new ownership.
 
NY mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line
NEW YORK

NY mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas line

Friday, March 27, 2015
Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen people, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday as firefighters soaked the still-smoldering buildings and police searched for at least two missing people.
 
Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.

Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructure

Friday, March 27, 2015
When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places.
 
Scotia-Glenville's win streak ends at 53
ALBANY

Scotia-Glenville's win streak ends at 53

Friday, March 27, 2015
Scotia-Glenville's 53-game basketball winning streak came to an end this morning, as Canisius defeated the Tartans 68-63 in overtime in the semifinals the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions at the University at Albany.
 
Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

Co-pilot appeared healthy, but may have hidden illness

Friday, March 27, 2015
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appeared happy and healthy to acquaintances, but a picture emerged Friday of a man who hid evidence of an illness from his employers — including a torn-up doctor's note that would have kept him off work the day authorities say he crashed Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountainside.
 
NY trout and salmon fishing season to open Wednesday
ALBANY

NY trout and salmon fishing season to open Wednesday

Friday, March 27, 2015
New York conservation officials say the state's fishing season for trout and salmon will open on Wednesday.
 
Little vetting of pilots for mental health, US experts say
WASHINGTON

Little vetting of pilots for mental health, US experts say

Friday, March 27, 2015
Despite U.S. and international regulations requiring that airline pilots be screened for mental health problems, little effective, real-world checking takes place, pilots and safety experts say.
 
 

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