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SCHENECTADY

Second arrest made in Schenectady house shooting

Friday, April 17, 2015

A second person has been charged in the shooting of a house last week.
 
WILTON

Route 50 corridor in Wilton could get busier

Friday, April 17, 2015
Retail development would come to some of the last remaining open acres in the Northway Exit 15 commercial corridor under a proposal under review by the town of Wilton.
 
ALBANY

Weather service warns of brush fires

Friday, April 17, 2015

The National Weather Service in Albany is warning of the potential for brush fires throughout the region Saturday.
 
Amsterdam man sentenced to probation after fatal crash
FONDA

Amsterdam man sentenced to probation after fatal crash

Friday, April 17, 2015
The Amsterdam man acquitted in February on all felonies related to a 2013 crash that killed three was sentenced this morning to probation for the single crime of which he was convicted, reckless driving
 
Horses seized from notorious Greenfield farm
GREENFIELD

Horses seized from notorious Greenfield farm

Friday, April 17, 2015
A long-running animal-abuse case concluded Friday with the SPCA of Upstate New York taking possession of 13 horses from a farm whose owners have been convicted of neglect.
 
Wash. state highway abuzz with millions of bees after semi truck tips

Wash. state highway abuzz with millions of bees after semi truck tips

Friday, April 17, 2015
A semi truck carrying millions of honeybees overturned on a highway north of Seattle early Friday, scattering hives and sending white-suited beekeepers scrambling to save as many insects as they could.
 
Wizardry fans play Harry Potter-like game at Polish castle

Wizardry fans play Harry Potter-like game at Polish castle

Friday, April 17, 2015
At a 13th-century castle in Poland, wizards and witches are sneaking through the halls and stone staircases of the College of Wizardry that opened this weekend for Harry Potter's devotees.
 
Schenectady woman accused in Albany stabbing
ALBANY

Schenectady woman accused in Albany stabbing

Friday, April 17, 2015
A Schenectady woman has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly stabbing a man in Albany during a domestic dispute, then becoming violent with police.
 
Even the kids won't laugh at ‘Blart’ sequel

Even the kids won't laugh at ‘Blart’ sequel

Friday, April 17, 2015
“Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2” is even more of a kids’ movie than the 2009 original — slapstick and sight gags built around a clueless plump lump.
 
ALBANY

Engelbert Humperdinck show canceled

Friday, April 17, 2015
Engelbert Humperdinck’s Sunday concert at the Palace Theatre has been canceled because the singer is ill.
 
Boisterous ‘Beauty’ delights at Proctors
SCHENECTADY

Boisterous ‘Beauty’ delights at Proctors

Friday, April 17, 2015
In all the musical mayhem, the actors in ‘Disney’s Beauty and the Beast’ work their craft.
 
Obama calls delay of his attorney general nominee 'crazy'
WASHINGTON

Obama calls delay of his attorney general nominee 'crazy'

Friday, April 17, 2015
President Barack Obama on Friday said it was "crazy" and "embarrassing" the way the Republican-led Senate has held up confirmation of his attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.
 
Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

Verizon slices up the bundle, lets customers choose

Friday, April 17, 2015
Under pressure from an expanding number of cheaper online video services, the long-dominant bundle of channels offered by cable companies is becoming a bit more flexible.
 
US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

US senator says it's time to put a woman on the $20 bill

Friday, April 17, 2015
The first woman to serve as both governor and U.S. senator is backing a campaign to put a female face on the $20 bill.
 
After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots
NEW YORK

After Alps crash, some experts ponder flights without pilots

Friday, April 17, 2015
Following the intentional crashing of Germanwings Flight 9525 by the co-pilot, a long-running debate over autonomous jets is resurfacing. At the very least, some have suggested allowing authorities on the ground to take control of a plane if there is a rogue pilot in the cockpit.
 
 

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