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    The US Ebola case: 5 things to know


    By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States - a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian... More>>


    Police investigating alleged abduction, sexual assault Video included

    State Police are currently searching for a Ford Ranger in connection to an alleged abduction and sexual assault. More>>

    Defrocked deacon released from prison amid appeal Video included

    A defrocked deacon found guilty of sexual abuse was released from prison after only nine days after his attorney filed an appeal. More>>

    Troy Police looking for robbery suspect Video included

    Troy Police are currently searching for a person they said robbed a woman who was trying to help the suspect. More>>

    Government confirms first case of Ebola in US


    Federal health officials on Tuesday confirmed the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S., a patient who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas and a sign of the far-reaching impact of the out-of-control epidemic in... More>>

    Troy hospitals get new upgrade with $99 million project Video included

    A groundbreaking ceremony was held for a new St. Peter's Health Partners facility. More>>

    Dog still missing after Sheriff's Office arrest woman for theft of pet

    The Greene County Sheriff's Office say they have arrested a woman for allegedly stealing a dog that is still missing. More>>

    Some pitbulls from abuse case recovering with rescue organization Video included

    A total of eight pitbulls, including four puppies, are currently recovering from what police say, was extreme abuse. More>>

    California becomes first state to ban plastic bags


    Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways. More>>

    Law banning use of handheld electronics while driving begins Wednesday Video included

    Vermont drivers will be going hands free beginning at midnight in an effort to crack down on distracted driving in the state.  More>>

    Police seek owner of dog found tied to tree in Glens Falls

    Police in Glens Falls are trying to locate the owner of a dog found tied to a tree last Thursday.  More>>

    Parents charged in death of son found in home


    A central Pennsylvania married couple have been charged with homicide in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son, whose decomposing body was found when police were called to their Harrisburg home two months ago. More>>

    October 6 Cher concert at TU postponed

     The Cher-D2K Tour has been postponed again. More>>

    Activist investor pushes Yahoo to buy rival AOL


    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is getting some unsolicited advice on how to turn around the long-struggling Internet company, just like some of her predecessors who tangled with investors dissatisfied with management's... More>>

    Cirque Du Soleil to perform at the Times Union Center Video included

    Cirque Du Soleil will be presenting its Dralion performance at Albany's Times Union Center in early October. More>>

    Cat, dog, lasers: A senior portrait to remember

    A boy and his cat, a principal and her dog - and lasers. More>>

    Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid


    Doctors are in short supply. So are beds for patients. Six months after the Ebola outbreak emerged for the first time in an unprepared West Africa and eventually became the worst-ever outbreak, the gap between what has... More>>

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    Troy Police investigating rape case Video included

    The Troy Police Department is investigating a reported rape case that may be connected to other incidents. More>>

    Doctors investigating EV-D68, paralysis connection Video included

    Doctors in Colorado are investigating ten cases where they believe the enterovirus D-68 may have led to paralysis in kids and teenagers. More>>

    RPI faculty, students building cost-effective robot Video included

    RPI faculty and students are working to build a cost-effective robotic caregiver. More>>

    White House intruder gets far past front door


    The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight... More>>

    Sheridan Avenue to close for construction

    Sheridan Avenue will be closed beginning Tuesday for construction. More>>

    45 dogs dead, 48 alive after North Las Vegas fire


    A weekend fire that tore through a North Las Vegas home with 93 small dogs - more than 15 times the maximum number of canines allowed in a house by the city - killed 45 of them and injured one man. More>>

    Two arrested for 2009 burglary after DNA hit

    New York State Police have arrested two people in connection to a 2009 burglary case. More>>

    Congressman announces funds for Schoharie Co. stream project Video included

    Residents have learned about funding that Schoharie County will get to help with the major flood and stream rehabilitation projects.      More>>

    17 dogs removed from property as Bennington Police investigate animal cruelty case Video included

    The Bennington Chief of Police calls a recent animal cruelty case the worst he's ever seen. More>>

    Community helps feed needy after squash was stolen Video included

    Community support in Berkshire County has been pouring in as word spreads that hundreds of pounds of squash, meant for the needy, was stolen from a "Giving Garden."  More>>

    Victim in weekend fatal motorcycle crash identified

    The victim of the fatal motorcycle crash that occurred on Washington Avenue Extension has been identified as 32-year-old Jonathan Hart. More>>

    Federal funds to hire more Troy officers

    Lawmakers have announced federal funds for Troy that will ensure three new police officers are hired. More>>

    Cuomo: Speed up medical pot for kids with epilepsy

    New York has requested federal permission to import out-of-state marijuana so children and young adults with epilepsy can get medication soon instead of waiting for the state to develop its own program. More>>

    Cuomo and other governors meet in Afghanistan

    Governor Andrew Cuomo is in Afghanistan getting counter-terrorism briefings and visiting New York soldiers.   More>>

    Coffee lovers rejoice for National Coffee Day

    Monday marks National Coffee Day and two chains will be offering up some free cups of Joe. More>>

    Derek Jeter plays his final baseball game Video included

    Derek Jeter played his final game Sunday retiring as a baseball legend. More>>

    Hundreds attend Buddy Walk to celebrate those with Down Syndrome Video included

    Hundreds laced up Sunday to participate in the Buddy Walk to celebrate those with Down syndrome. More>>

    Albany County Traffic Safety Education Program Video included

    The Albany County Traffic Safety Education Program took place at Crossgates mall over the weekend. More>>

    Pro-democracy protests expand in Hong Kong Video included


    Pro-democracy protesters, some wearing surgical masks and holding up umbrellas to protect against tear gas, expanded their rallies throughout Hong Kong on Monday, defying calls to disperse in a major pushback against... More>>

    No sign truck driver tried to avoid crash with bus


    By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN Associated Press A tractor-trailer that collided with a bus and killed four members of a Texas community college women's softball team drove straight through an interstate... More>>

    Ferguson officer shot; police say no protest link


    Authorities searched Sunday for a suspect in the shooting of a police officer in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb where there have been angry protests since a white officer fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old black man last... More>>

    Police: 15 hurt in Miami nightclub shooting


    A shooting sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub early Sunday and left 15 people wounded, including an 11-year-old child, authorities said. More>>

    Missouri gov's Ferguson response widely criticized


    As protests mounted following the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, so too did the public frustration directed at Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon - seemingly, no matter what action... More>>

    Schaghticoke man arrested for DWI after accident

    Jermy Boyce Jermy Boyce

    Police say a man has been arrested for DWI after causing an accident. More>>

    Monster truck crashes into crowd in Netherlands


    A monster truck outfitted with tractor-sized wheels crashed into a crowd during a show in the Netherlands near the German border on Sunday, reportedly killing three people and injuring at least a dozen. More>>

    Capital Region residents walk to bring light to AIDS virus Video included

    Some feel it's an epidemic many have forgotten about, but yesterday hundreds of people gathered in Washington Park to remind the community that AIDS is not over. More>>

    Texas cancer doctor convicted of poisoning lover


    A cancer researcher in Texas was convicted Friday of aggravated assault for poisoning her colleague, who was also her lover, by lacing his coffee with a sweet-tasting chemical found in antifreeze. More>>

    University launches beer-making program


    Colleges and beer have a long shared history. A university in Michigan is taking that partnership to a new level with the creation of a program to train and certify experts in "fermentation science." More>>

    Stephentown farmer donates squash to burglarized church Video included

    At Kinderhook Creek Farm, farmer Larry Eckhardt has decided to turn a bad situation into a good one for people in need, and he's using his own crop to right the wrong. More>>

    Schumer wants faster action on synthetic marijuana

    Sen. Charles Schumer says the federal Drug Enforcement Agency needs to speed up its fight against synthetic marijuana. More>>

    Spanish police arrest 10 graffiti painters


    Spanish police say they have arrested 10 of the country's most active graffiti painters on suspicion of being responsible for over 600,000 euros ($760,000) worth of damage to subway rolling stock. More>>

    7 rescued, 32 missing as volcano erupts in Japan


    Military helicopters plucked seven people from a Japanese mountainside Sunday after a spectacular volcanic eruption sent officials scrambling to reach many more injured and stranded on the mountain. More>>

    Jay Z, Beyonce take stage at Global Citizen fest

    Jay Z is in an Empire State of Mind. More>>

    Osbourne, defense lead Albany past Columbia 42-7

    Omar Osbourne ran for 193 yards and two scores and Will Fiacchi accounted for four touchdowns to lead Albany past Columbia, 42-7, on Saturday night. More>>

    Texas college grieves after 4 killed in bus crash


    By CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN A North Texas community college brought in counselors to comfort grieving students Saturday and canceled athletic competitions after four women's softball players were killed... More>>

    World leaders give their annual speeches at the UN


    World leaders gathered Saturday for the fourth day of the annual ministerial meeting of the U.N. General Assembly to address the state of their countries and the world. Here are highlights from some of the newsworthy... More>>

    After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers Video included


    The nation's air travel system slowly began to recover Saturday after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a large regional air traffic control center brought Chicago's two international airports to a halt. More>>

    US-led planes strike fighters attacking Syria town


    U.S.-led coalition warplanes struck Islamic State fighters in Syria attacking a town near the Turkish border for the first time Saturday, as well as positions in the country's east, activists and a Kurdish official said. More>>

    Police arrest Halfmoon man for rape

    Jason Valerio Jason Valerio

    State police say a man has been arrested for rape. More>>

    Annual walk to end Alzheimer's kicks off in Loudonville

    Today over a thousand supporters of the Alzheimer's Association participated in a walk to end the disease. More>>

    Local residents walk to end Alzheimer’s

    Hundreds of local residents gathered to participate in the 2014 Walk to End Alzheimer's at Siena College on Saturday.


    Albany police investigate fatal motorcycle accident

    Police say they are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Washington Avenue Extension. More>>

    Families in Troy searching for missing teens

    Two local families' say they are searching for their children that have been missing since September 22nd. More>>

    New Yorkers urged to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

    Today The Capital Region is participating in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. More>>

    NY driver flees after starting 4-car crash

    Police in Syracuse are looking for a driver who fled after starting a four-car crash that sent two people to the hospital. More>>

    Trial to begin for Tsarnaev pal accused of lying

    Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv). More>>

    Comment period extended on crude oil facility

    New York regulators have again extended the public comment period for a shipping company's plan to expand crude oil handling operations at the Port of Albany. More>>

    Homeless men arrested after stealing from Home Depot

    Troopers say a couple of homeless men were arrested after trying to steal from the Home Depot in Halfmoon. More>>

    Some aid payments in NY will come in 2 checks

    New York officials are reminding Supplemental Security Income recipients there will be a change next month in how they receive their benefits. More>>

    New York holds 10 emergency preparedness sessions

    New York officials are holding two-hour emergency preparedness sessions around the state. More>>

    Chelsea Clinton gives birth to baby girl

    Chelsea Clinton has given birth to a daughter named Charlotte, the first grandchild of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. More>>

    DEC: 13,000 gallons of sewage overflowed into Lake George Video included

    More than 13,000 gallons of sewage overflowed into Lake George Wednesday from the Sagamore Hotel's private sewer system, according to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.


    Troy approved for land bank Video included

    More than 500 vacant properties plague the city of Troy, but the mayor hopes a recently approved land bank will encourage the rehabilitation of those properties. More>>

    NY state: Unneeded meds? Drop them off Saturday

    Officials are encouraging New Yorkers who want to de-clutter their medicine cabinets to take advantage of prescription drug drop-off sites around the state Saturday. More>>

    Police: Possible abduction attempt in East Greenbush a miscommunication Video included

    East Greenbush police have confirmed that what was at first believed to be an abduction attempt, was just a miscommunication.  More>>

    Two detained during McClellan Street investigation Video included

    Schenectady Police shut down a portion of McClellan Street and detained two people for questioning Friday while investigating a report of shots fired.

    500 lbs of squash meant for food pantry, stolen from church field Video included

    A Berkshire County church is trying to figure who stole about 500 pounds of acorn squash. More>>

    Stewart comforted by support of NASCAR family

    Tony Stewart's walk back to his motorhome was halted by a pair of old friends. Two longtime NASCAR participants stopped Stewart not far from his car for a lengthy chat in the Dover garage. More>>

    Police: Two of three suspects arrested in connection to robbery outside of Bombers

    Troy Police have arrested two people in regards to an incident outside of a restaurant on King Street. More>>

    NYC tourists on alert amid ISIS threats to subway system Video included

    Officials in New York have been high alert after the Prime Minister of Iraq mentioned a possible plot by ISIS against New York City and Paris transportation. More>>

    Chicago flight delays affecting Albany International Airport

    The ground stops at Chicago-O'Hare and Chicago-Midway has resulted in the cancellations of several flights at Albany International Airport.


    Yankees fan discusses emotions at Jeter's final home game Video included

    Thursday night marked the end of an era at Yankees Stadium as Derek Jeter played his last home game of his career. More>>

    Poll: Cuomo has large lead over Astorino Video included

    The Siena College Research Institute has released the latest poll on Governor Cuomo. More>>

    Woman arrested after horse found malnourished on roadway

     State Police have arrested a woman after her horse was found wandering a roadway. More>>

    Berkshire triple slaying deliberations ongoing

    Jury deliberations in the trial of a man charged with murder for his role in the kidnapping and slaying of three Pittsfield men are entering their sixth day. More>>

    Scripted: Jeter wins it for Yanks in home farewell


    The perfect script. More>>

    Ukraine Prime Minister in NYC, Lydia Kulbida emcees dinner Video included

    World leaders gathered in New York City at the United Nations General Assembly to tackle issues including ISIS, ebola and the Russian incursion into Ukraine. More>>

    Fans gather at ESP to watch Jeter’s final home game Video included

    New York Yankee fans gathered at the Empire State Plaza Thursday night to watch Derek Jeter's last home game as a Yankee. More>>

    Bridge construction affecting Mechanicville businesses Video included

    Mechanicville business owners are frustrated because construction is negatively affecting their bottom line. More>>

    Police: Man allegedly sexually abused child who was under the care of his wife

    Police say they have arrested a man who is accused of sexually abusing a child.

    Local child drinks e-cigarette liquid nicotine Video included

    A one-year-old in Rensselaer County was rushed to the hospital after he drank e-cigarette liquid nicotine. More>>

    Obama accepts Holder resignation, praises record


    President Barack Obama is accepting the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder and praising him for his deep commitment to ensuring all Americans receive equal justice under the law. More>>

    Jeter remembered as Albany-Colonie Yankee as he retires Video included

    While Derek Jeter is known for playing in the Bronx for two decades, his career has roots right in the Capital Region. More>>

    Iraqi PM: Plot to attack US, Paris Subways


    Iraq's prime minister said Thursday that captive Islamic State militants told his intelligence agents of an alleged plot to attack subways in the United States and Paris. More>>

    Police: Assault victim dies following incident at Saratoga bar

    Police say that the man who was assaulted at a bar over the weekend has died from his injuries. More>>

    Local Yankee fans head to the Bronx for Jeter's last night game at home Video included

    After 20 years in Yankees pinstripes, Derek Jeter will be playing in his final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. More>>

    UPDATE: Colonie officials release photos from building closed due to unsafe conditions Video included

    Colonie Officials have shut down a building due to unsafe conditions. More>>

    Police: Men attempted to lure juvenile into vehicle

    The Schenectady Police Department is investigating a suspicious incident regarding a juvenile that occurred Wednesday morning. More>>

    Lost horse found on Route 2 in Petersburgh

    State Police say they are looking for the owners of a lost horse. More>>

    State Police: Man asked Trooper to let him keep marijuana

    State Police say a Schenectady man tried to convince authorities to let him keep his marijuana following a traffic stop. More>>

    Dump truck crushes pickup during 4-vehicle crash

    State police say a motorist escaped injury when his pickup truck was crushed by dump truck in a four-vehicle crash on an upstate New York road. More>>

    Suspect captured in case of missing UVa student Video included


    A man charged in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was captured on a Texas beach Wednesday, a day after police announced they had probable cause to arrest him. More>>

    Local coaches raise funds to fight cancer Video included

    Sports are full of competition, but some battles, including the one against cancer, transcend teams. More>>

    More oil may come through Albany Video included

    An oil company with a terminal at the Port of Albany confirmed it rebuilt a rail terminal in New Jersey that connects to Albany. More>>

    Local mom dreams of playground for disabled kids Video included

    A Wilton mom has made it her mission to raise enough money to build a playground for disabled children. More>>

    Cat Stevens cancels New York show, blames scalpers

    Cat Stevens is canceling his New York performance just weeks after announcing a six-city tour. More>>

    Cops: Saw ambush suspect, found his dirty diapers


    By KATHY MATHESON and MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A suspect in the fatal ambush of a trooper has occasionally made himself visible to officers before melting back into the forest, and police found... More>>

    Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash Video included


    After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he had been hoping for. More>>

    Albany teen arrested for Attempted Murder

    A 16-year-old Albany resident was arrested in connection to a July shooting. More>>

    Local man arrested after taking code enforcement into his own hands Video included

    One Saratoga man admits he crossed the line when he sent cards, which seemed to come from code enforcement, to his neighbors.  More>>

    Traffic Alert: Part of Route 9P closed due to crash

    A crash has closed part of Route 9P. More>>

    Police: One teen seriously injured after bullying leads to fight at school Video included

    Whitehall High School Whitehall High School

    Officials at a local high school said a fight between two students that left one seriously injured will be used as a learning lesson for other kids. More>>

    Ravena students asked not to wear National Guard shirt Video included

    The Superintendent of Ravena Central Schools is clearing up some controversy after he asked students not to wear shirts that were handed out by a National Guard recruiter. More>>

    New York, New Jersey to ramp up security

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie are announcing increased security across their two states. More>>

    Grand jury done hearing case vs Tony Stewart

    An upstate New York grand jury has finished hearing testimony regarding Tony Stewart's role in the on-track death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward. More>>

    Man sentenced for arranging sex acts with minor and adult online

    A man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to predatory sexual assault. More>>

    Reports: Cuomo campaign dominates TV airwaves

    A new report shows 20,000 broadcast TV ads have been targeted at New York voters during the 2014 election cycle, with a flurry in the run-up to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's defeat of primary challenge Zephyr Teachout. More>>

    ABC’s Amy Robach tells cancer story at Women’s Night Out Video included

    Good Morning America anchor Amy Robach spoke about her cancer battle at the annual Women's Night Out event. More>>

    Local politicians debate for state senate seat Video included

    Two candidates held a political debate Tuesday night to compete for the 46th seat in the state senate. More>>

    Troy Mayor announces 13 new cameras coming to city Video included

    Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia announced Tuesday the City will be installing 13 new cameras in Troy.


    Suspect charged in case of missing UVa student Video included


    The man authorities believe was the last person seen with a University of Virginia student before she disappeared has been charged with abduction, police said Tuesday night. More>>

    GE changes healthcare coverage for retirees Video included

    General Electric is dropping healthcare coverage for some of its retirees and giving its former workers only three months to look elsewhere, according to its website.  More>>

    Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq are just the start Video included


    The one-two-three punch of American and Arab airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq was just the beginning, President Barack Obama and other leaders declared Tuesday. They promised a sustained... More>>

    District confirms enterovirus case at Shaker High

    The North Colonie Central School District says it has confirmed a case of Enterovirus at Shaker Junior High School.


    Helping Hands opens after relocation Video included

    A local school that serves more than 200 children with special needs is now open in its brand new location. More>>

    Florida man admits to killing family in 911 call


    With an edgy yet calm voice, Donald Spirit told a 911 dispatcher he had just killed his six grandchildren, including a baby, and would wait until authorities arrived before going to his back porch and killing himself. More>>

    Skunk with head stuck in beer can rescued in Ohio


    A skunk with a beer can stuck on its head had to be rescued near a fraternity house in southwestern Ohio. More>>

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    • Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

      Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

      Wednesday, October 1 2014 1:52 AM EDT2014-10-01 05:52:53 GMT
      The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to...More >>
      The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent...More >>
    • 3 soldiers charged in Mexico army killing of 22

      3 soldiers charged in Mexico army killing of 22

      Wednesday, October 1 2014 1:52 AM EDT2014-10-01 05:52:49 GMT
      Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide.More >>
      Months after the Mexican army said it had killed 22 suspected gang members in a fierce shootout, three soldiers are being charged with homicide.More >>
    • 2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21

      2 suicide bomber attacks in Kabul kill 7, wound 21

      Wednesday, October 1 2014 1:43 AM EDT2014-10-01 05:43:34 GMT
      Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing seven and wounding 21 people, police said.More >>
      Two suicide bombers in the Afghan capital targeted two buses carrying Afghan army troops on Wednesday, killing seven and wounding 21 people, police said.More >>
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