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    Early morning fire at the Center for Disabled bus yard Video included

    According to the Albany City Fire Department six buses at the Center for Disabled bus yard caught fire Tuesday morning. More>>

    Schenectady Police investigate overnight homicide Video included

    There is heavy police presence on Parkwood Blvd in Schenectady. More>>

    Walmart cashier helps customer buy groceries Video included

    A cashier at the Rotterdam Walmart used her own money so an elderly man in her line could afford all of his groceries. More>>

    Albany Co. legislature passes Toxic Toy Act Video included

    The Albany County Legislature passed the Toxic Toy Act Monday night. More>>

    Kate visits NYC kids; Prince William joins Obama Video included

    Britain's Prince William sat down with President Barack Obama in Washington on Monday and unveiled an effort to curtail illegal wildlife trading while his wife, Kate, made an impression of a down-to-earth duchess on... More>>

    NYS AG wants to investigate police related deaths Video included

    The New York State Attorney General has released a new plan on how to investigate police related deaths. More>>

    Police hope recent arrest will help solve other cases Video included

    At least three area police agencies are hoping that the arrest of a Wynantskill man will help them solve dozens of open criminal cases. More>>

    Shipping companies provide safety tips for holiday packages Video included

    Shipping companies are providing consumer safety tips to ensure holiday packages arrive to their destinations. More>>

    A small, private jet crashed into a house in Maryland's Montgomery County on Monday, killing three people on board the plane and leaving three residents of the home unaccounted for, authorities said. More>>

    Mom of boy shot by police wants officer convicted

    The mother of a 12-year-old boy shot by a Cleveland policeman says she wants him convicted for killing her son, who was carrying a pellet gun that police say looked real. More>>

    Record-setting cat with 2 faces dies at 15

    This cat had two faces - but only nine lives. More>>

    Baby weighing nearly 14 pounds born in Colorado

    A woman in southern Colorado was surprised when she gave birth to a baby girl who tipped the scales at almost 14 pounds. More>>

    North Bangor man charged with animal cruelty after shooting, killing neighbors dog

    State Police responded to a residence in North Bangor Friday after receiving reports of a dog being shot and killed. More>>

    Brunswick home damaged by fire Video included

    Several fire districts came together to fight a fire Sunday at a single family home on Oakwood Avenue in Troy.


    Several Capital Region counties place Code Blue into effect Video included

    Code Blue has been called for several counties in the Capital Region. More>>

    Annual tree lighting at the Empire State Plaza Video included

     The Capital Region ushered in the holiday season Sunday. More>>

    Marilyn Monroe's lost love letters sold for $121K

    Joe DiMaggio's love letter to Marilyn Monroe has sold for $78,125 at a Beverly Hills auction. More>>

    10th Sierra Leonean doctor dies from Ebola Video included

    Another Sierra Leonean doctor has died from Ebola, the 10th to succumb to the disease, in what the country's chief medical officer on Sunday called a shocking trend. More>>

    Survivors gather to remember Pearl Harbor attack

    Veterans who survived the Pearl Harbor attack that launched the United States into World War II attended Sunday's 73rd anniversary ceremony with the help of canes, wheelchairs and motorized scooters. More>>

    Shale gas pipeline developer threatens to seize land

    The developer of a $750 million natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania into New York is threatening to seize land from reluctant landowners through eminent domain. More>>

    NY selects regional contractors for public health program

    New York health officials have chosen 11 regional contractors for the Cuomo administration program to improve health and medical care and lower costs by bringing stakeholders together to identify and share best practices... More>>

    NY Assembly to review efforts to reduce homelessness

    State lawmakers in New York plan to review the state's efforts to curb homelessness. More>>

    Eric Garner's wife says he did not resist arrest

    Eric Garner's wife says her husband had a history of arrests, but she says he wasn't resisting arrest before a police chokehold led to his death. More>>

    Santa Speedo Sprint raises awareness for HIV and AIDS Video included

    Some daring holiday runners faced the cold weather and stripped down into their holiday undies on Saturday, all for a good cause. More>>

    Fatal attack puts focus on New Jersey bear hunt

    Three months after a Rutgers University student was mauled to death by a bear, the state's final of five scheduled bear hunts is set for this week as state wildlife officials and activists disagree over whether the... More>>

    Police investigate fatal car and pedestrian accident at Route 4 intersection

    Police say they are investigating a fatal car and pedestrian accident that happened Saturday night. More>>

    For US unemployed, job market hits a turning point

    Look past the booming November job gain of 321,000 reported Friday - the best figure in three years in the strongest year for U.S. hiring since 1999. More>>

    No major damage in Philippine typhoon; 3 dead

    Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power, left at least three people dead and sent nearly 900,000 into shelters before it weakened Sunday, sparing the central Philippines the type of massive devastation that a monster storm... More>>

    Annual New York State Holiday Tree Lighting kicks off

    The city's annual New York State Holiday Tree Lighting tradition is happening at the Empire State Plaza. More>>

    Los Angeles police investigating Cosby abuse claim

    Los Angeles police opened an investigation into a woman's claims that Bill Cosby molested her when she was 15 years old, a department spokeswoman said. More>>

    Beyonce, Pharrell, Sam Smith lead in Grammy nods

    The year's brightest newcomer, Sam Smith; the most nominated female in Grammy history, Beyonce; and mega-producer Pharrell led the Grammy Award nominations, with six nominations apiece. More>>

    Protest of chokehold death turns violent in California

    As protests of a grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man continued around the country, authorities say a march in California turned violent when masked... More>>

    Philippine typhoon weakens after landfall

    Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power in entire coastal provinces, mowed down trees and sent more than 650,000 people into shelters, but no major damage or casualties have been reported as the storm weakened Sunday. More>>

    Family of man in chokehold death praise protesters

    The mother and widow of an unarmed black man whose police chokehold death sparked protests across the country said Saturday they've been moved by the thousands of peaceful demonstrators who have taken to the streets... More>>

    Witness: Police maybe saved lives in Amtrak attack

    Police officers struggling to get through a chaotic scene aboard an Amtrak train in Michigan are being credited with preventing even more bloodshed after a man stabbed a conductor and three fellow passengers. More>>

    Obama says Somers' life was in imminent danger

    President Barack Obama said Saturday he authorized the attempt to rescue American Luke Somers in Yemen because the U.S. had information that the photojournalist's life was in imminent danger. More>>

    Arizona county mulls not hiring smokers

    Pima County will consider later this month whether to no longer hire smokers and put a price on workers who do smoke. More>>

    More US troops than planned to stay Afghanistan

    The United States will keep about 1,000 more troops in Afghanistan than planned early next year to fill a temporary NATO troop gap in the new mission to train and advise Afghan security forces, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck... More>>

    NY poised for debate over more charter schools

    Charter school supporters and critics are preparing for a big debate over whether New York should allow more of the privately run but publicly funded schools. More>>

    Flags lowered in New York to honor Pearl Harbor

    Flags on New York state government buildings will be flown at half-staff Sunday in honor of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. More>>

    NY Naval Militia getting change of command

    The New York Naval Militia says Rear Admiral Ten Eyck (ten ike) Powell is taking command of the 2,500-member militia. More>>

    2 more Sierra Leonean doctors die of Ebola

    Two more Sierra Leonean doctors have died from Ebola, further depleting the West African country's ability to respond to the devastating outbreak, health officials said Saturday. More>>

    Donations encouraged for family involved in fatal fire

    Donations are being collected for the family of a man who was killed in a fire early Friday morning in Perth. More>>

    West Point cadets will run ball to Army-Navy game

    U.S. Military Academy cadets will run a ceremonial game ball for the upcoming Army-Navy football game 247 miles from West Point to Baltimore. More>>

    Six displaced after crews battle Slingerland Street house fire for hours Video included

     Authorities are calling a Slingerland Street home a total loss. More>>

    Part of Northway southbound closed in Warren County

    The Northway is closed southbound between Exit 25 and Exit 24 on Friday night. More>>

    Albany protesters bring demands to U.S. Attorney's Office Video included

    Protesters took their message to the Office of the U.S. Attorney's Office Friday and demanded to be heard.  More>>

    Garner protests continue in Albany at Federal Courthouse Video included

    Protesters are gathering at the Federal Courthouse on Broadway on Friday. More>>

    Donations, clothing sought for survivors of fatal fire Video included

    The family of Charlie Smith is devastated by his passing, too upset to talk on camera Friday as they looked at what remains of his home.


    Rape suspect arrested on warrant after allegedly fleeing to Pakistan

    A 23-year-old man was arrested Friday on a warrant after police allege he had sex with an underage female.


    Man, 72, dies in Perth fire Video included

    Fire officials have confirmed a fire in Perth on Friday has claimed the life of a 72-year-old man.


    Retired Colonie K9 passes due to health issues

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    The Colonie Police Department has announced the passing of retired K9 officer Beny.


    Police search for Garner protester who damaged billboards

    One or more protesters in Columbia County chose to show their opinions by damaging billboards. More>>

    Henry Johnson one step closer to Medal of Honor

     Albany's World War I hero is another step closer to long-fought national recognition. More>>

    Report: Major General Greene's death could not be prevented

    A military report has found the incident that lead to the death of Major General Herald Greene in Afghanistan over the summer could not have been prevented.  More>>

    As Schenectady talks redistricting, parents express concerns Video included

    Closing schools and moving students--it's all on the table in Schenectady where the school board has narrowed down several redistricting options to just one.  More>>

    Albany officials support Thursday's Eric Garner protesters Video included

     More than 100 protesters shut down Albany streets Thursday, rallying for America to change its justice system and treat people of color fairly. More>>

    Garner protests block Henry Johnson Blvd. in Albany Video included

    Several dozen protester came together and blocked Henry Johnson Boulevard because they said they'd needed to take a stand because they don't believe justice is being served. More>>

    Some Schoharie Co. residents could lose land after pipeline approval Video included

    The federal government has approved the Constitution Pipeline, which would run from Pennsylvania to New York and now some local residents will lose their land in the path of the pipeline. More>>

    NY counties racked up high bills while helping Buffalo Video included

    When snow started hitting buffalo, counties throughout the state jumped at the chance to send help, but FEMA reimbursement is not guaranteed until the storm's cost exceeds $27 million.


    Man accused of strangulation and abortion

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    A shocking case is unfolding in Ulster County where a man is accused of strangulation and abortion. More>>

    State Police investigate cases of nude photos of local teens posted online Video included

    State Police say three local high schools have recently had issues with nude photos of underage teens being posted to social media and websites.  More>>

    Volunteers and community stuff local train with gifts for area children

    Volunteers with Amtrak, Toys for Tots, and the Marines helped to make a child's holiday a little brighter by stuffing a train full toys that will be delivered to thousands of children throughout the state.


    Missing Bennington teen found

    A teenager is missing out of Bennington. More>>

    Mother's dream playground for disabled children to become a reality Video included

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    A local park will soon let children of all abilities play together thanks in part to a mother who has a child battling a disease. More>>

    Local activist reacts to New York City grand jury ruling Video included

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    The Grand Jury decision in New York City has many throughout the state and in the Capital Region calling for additional action. More>>

    Rotterdam man accused of possessing child pornography

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    Rotterdam Police have arrested a man for possessing child pornography. More>>

    UAlbany students protest Ferguson decision Video included

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    A group about 50 UAlbany students are holding a protest on Wednesday afternoon. More>>

    State Police investigate roll over that injured one man

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    State Police are investigating a roll over accident that happened in Columbia County.  More>>

    Man charged with vehicular manslaughter after fatal motorcycle crash

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    State Police have charged a man with vehicular manslaughter. More>>

    Albany makes deal with potential Rensselaer Hard Rock Casino Video included

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    In a last minute push, dozens of officials came together to show their support for the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino project in Rensselaer.  More>>

    Albany nonprofit bouncing back after suspicious fire damages offices Video included


    An area nonprofit is bouncing back at a new temporary location a day after a fire deemed suspicious by authorities damaged its Albany offices. More>>

    Man pleads guilty after DNA points to robbery involvement

    A 21-year-old Rensselaer man pleaded guilty to felony robbery after police say his DNA was found on the duct tape used to restrain employees.


    Troy officer accused of leaking information arraigned

    A Troy Police Officer accused of intentionally obstructing a drug ring investigation was arraigned in court Wednesday.


    Shen BOE passes transgender student restroom policy Video included

    A proposed Shenendehowa Central School District policy for transgender high school students who want to use alternative restrooms and changing facilities is up for second reading Monday night.


    Albany PD holds red light camera forums Video included

    The City of Albany hopes to install 20 red light cameras at certain intersections by the beginning of 2015. More>>

    Albany Co. Executive sues over redistricting

    The hot button issue of redistricting is back in Albany County.   More>>

    One killed, one injured in Argyle accident

    A portion of Route 197 in Washington County is back open Tuesday following a deadly accident near Argyle Monday night.


    State Comptroller watching Troy's finance after 2015 budget adopted

    The State Comptroller's Office says it's keeping an eye on Troy's finances.  More>>

    SUNY adopts uniform sexual assault policy for all campuses Video included

    The State University of New York has adopted a uniform sexual assault prevention and response policy for SUNY campuses.

    National Grid lights up Ronald McDonald House for Christmas Video included

     Now that the Christmas season is upon us, festive light displays are going up all over the Capital Region.   More>>

    Early morning West Lawrence Street fire in Albany deemed suspicious Video included

    A fire broke out early Tuesday morning at 240 West Lawrence St. in Albany, and police have confirmed it is suspicious. More>>

    Sheriff: DNA helps deputies arrest burglary suspect

    DNA helped the Warren County Sheriff's Office arrest a May 2014 burglary suspect.


    Ten years after death, local vet not forgotten Video included

    A mass to honor one of the first local service members to die during Operation Iraqi Freedom was held Monday. More>>

    Albany Common Council passes 2015 budget after gridlock Video included

    The Albany Common Council has passed the 2015, $176 million budget.   More>>

    Troy residents upset after city council adopts mayor's budget by default Video included

    A battle over the budget in Troy left many residents without say on Monday after the city council chose not to bring the amended spending plan to a vote, meaning the mayor's original budget proposal will now be adopted without say from taxpayers. More>>

    Local vet who survived Pearl Harbor attack laid to rest Video included

    Family members say Charles Ebel lived a very full life as they remembered him for his service and sacrifice. More>>

    Schumer calls for funding to combat heroin problem in Capital Region Video included

    Some people say the “Heroin Highway” which winds from New York City up to the Capital Region and into Vermont, has turned the area into a hub for heroin. More>>

    Police: 12 and 14 year old arrested for attempted robbery

     Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with an attempted robbery that happened on Hudson Avenue. More>>

    Local crime lab offers Cyber Monday safety tips Video included

    As thousands across the Capital Region participate in Cyber Monday, the New York State Police Technical Computer Crimes Lab has offered local residents several tips for protecting their personal information.


    Local programs honor lives lost to DWI Video included

    Two local programs joined together Monday at Beacon of Hope in Altamont to honor all young lives lost to DWI in the Capital Region.


    Schenectady Police investigating reports of shots fired

    The Schenectady Police Department is investigating a shots fired call in the area of Woolsey Street and Michigan Avenue.


    Police: Schenectady man arrested after failing field sobriety test, providing false license

    State Police arrested a Schenectady man Sunday after he provided a false license and failed field sobriety tests.


    More than 150 trucks participate in a Toy for Tots convoy Video included

    More than 150 trucks took part in a Toys for Tots convoy in Saratoga Springs Sunday. More>>

    Remembering Charles Ebel, a local Pearl Harbor veteran Video included

    Just days before the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, one of the last remaining survivors passed away earlier this week. More>>

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