ALBANY OFFICIALLY WELCOMES THE RETURN OF INDOOR FOOTBALL

An empty Times Union Center provided the backdrop Thursday morning for an announcement that arena officials hope will fill the seats. The...

INVASIVE WOOLLY ADELGID INSECT FOUND OFF THE SHORES OF LAKE GEORGE

The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced Tuesday that a camper in Washington County found the invasive hemlock...

 
 
 

FEDERAL JUDGE TOSSES WOMAN'S LAWSUIT CHALLENGING CUOMO'S QUARANTINE ORDER

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by an Arizona woman who challenged the constitutionality of a mandatory 14-day quarantine...

MUSIC VENUE THE FUZE BOX HITS THE MARKET

ALBANY - The Fuze Box is on the market, Spotlight Newspaper reports. The music venue at 12 Central Avenue is listed at $244,900, according...

 
 
 

INITIAL JOBLESS CLAIMS DIP BELOW ONE MILLION FOR FIRST TIME SINCE MARCH

The number of workers filing initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits for the week ending Aug. 8 dipped below one million...

A.M. ROUNDUP: STATE SETTLES LAWSUIT WITH WOMAN PUNISHED AFTER SEXUAL MISCONDUCT REPORT

In 2018, Kimberly Schiavone, a former forensic services manager at the state Division of Criminal Justices Services, reported sexual...

 
 
 

JASON GOUGH'S FORECAST: COOLER AND MORE COMFORTABLE DAYS AHEAD

It's feeling much more comfortable out there this morning, and that will continue into the next few days. Clouds and sun will be battling...

POLICE NEED HELP FINDING MISSING CHILD, SA'VION WADE, IN ALBANY

ALBANY - Police hope the public can help them find a missing 11-year-old boy who was last seen at his Delaware Avenue home Wednesday...

 
 
 

POLICE NEED HELP FINDING MISSING CHILD, SAVION WADE, IN ALBANY

ALBANY - Police hope the public can help them find a missing 11-year-old boy who was last seen at his Delaware Avenue home Wednesday...

COHOES HAS CHANGE IN POLICE LEADERSHIP

COHOES - The 34-member city police department's leadership will change next week as Acting Police Chief Tom Ross steps down into retirement...

 
 
 

SOUTH TROY NURSING HOME HAS FOURTH RESIDENT DIE FROM COVID-19

TROY - A fourth resident from The Troy Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in South Troy has died after contracting coronavirus. The...

STATE SETTLES LAWSUIT WITH WOMAN PUNISHED AFTER MAKING SEX HARASSMENT CLAIM

The state has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit filed by a Division of Criminal Justice Services' manager who accused officials of...

 
 
 

SCHOHARIE COUNTY SUMMER CAMP CATCHES FIRE

GILBOA - A summer camp is on fire, the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday. Firefighters are at Camp Oorah on South Gilboa...

SOUTH GLENS FALLS MAN CHARGED WITH ARSON

GLENS FALLS - A South Glens Falls man was charged with allegedly setting a house on fire Monday night on Glen Street, State Police...

 
 
 

PLUG SEEKS TO RAISE $300M WITH STOCK SALE

COLONIE - Latham fuel cell maker Plug Power is planning to sell $300 million in new shares of its stock to raise money for acquisitions...

FORMER MYPAYROLLHR CEO MICHAEL MANN PLEADS GUILTY IN COMPANY'S COLLAPSE

ALBANY -Former MyPayrollHR CEO Michael Mann pleaded guilty to federal charges on Wednesday, admitting he caused the collapse of his...

 
 
 

NEW SCOTLAND ANTIQUES CLOSING STORE

After 40 years in business, Andy Geller and David Ornstein are closing New Scotland Antiques on Washington Avenue in Albany to concentrate...

NEW YORK DOT ENGINEER ADMITS FALSIFYING EXPENSE RECEIPTS

An assistant engineer for the state Department of Transportation pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge this week, admitting to falsifying...

 
 
 

REGIONAL DESTINATIONS TAKING COVID PRECAUTIONS TO NEW LEVEL

With more and more states moving into phase 4, or implementing phase 4 for some time now, life seems to be feeling a little more normal....

AMTRAK OFFERING DEAL ON ROOMETTES

RENSSELAER - Amtrak is offering passengers who buy a roomette on its long-distance trains to bring a companion for free. The offer...

 
 
 



LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

AMC theaters, 5 in KC area, to reopen next week with 15-cent movie tickets

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US workers file under a million jobless claims for first time since March

US workers file under a million jobless claims for first time since March

Some 963,000 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as new jobless claims fell below 1 million for the first time since March. Read more ...

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay annexing of Palestinian land

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U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

U.S. says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near Strait of Hormuz

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Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...

Bail set for former police union head accused of abusing child

Bail set for former police union head accused of abusing child

A former president of the Boston Police Union was charged with sexually abusing a child. Read more ...

2020 Fantasy Football QB Rankings: Can anyone battle Lamar Jackson, Patrick...

2020 Fantasy Football QB Rankings: Can anyone battle Lamar Jackson, Patrick Mahomes for top quarterback spots?

There isn't much debate over the top two quarterbacks in fantasy football, but plenty of studs and sleepers have cases to be in the top 10. See our full list of 2020 fantasy QB... Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...