SCHENECTADY PLASTIC STRAW BAN PROPOSAL FAILS

SCHENECTADY - Schenectady will not be joining the growing ranks of places across the country that have banned plastic straws and stirrers...

CODE OF HONOR A TRAVERS CONTENDER

Saratoga Springs Welcome back, Code of Honor. It's been a while since we've seen the 3-year-old colt, who will come back to the races...

 
 
 

AURORA GAMES SET TO KICK OFF; IS THE CAPITAL REGION READY TO RECEIVE?

Albany Many of the 109 athletes competing in the Aurora Games arrived in town Monday. Officials for the all-women sports festival,...

CITY OFFICIALS SUSPECT ARSON IN SWINBURNE PARK FIRE

ALBANY - A fire at Swinburne Park that was quickly brought under control Monday afternoon could have been set intentionally, city officials...

 
 
 

JUDGE ROSEMARIE AQUILINA IS KEYNOTE SPEAKER FOR AURORA GAMES CONVERSATIONS

Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, who sentenced longtime U.S.A. Gymnastics physician Larry Nassar to prison for 40 to 175 years for molesting...

CHURCHILL: A DARK TIME FOR THE ALBANY DIOCESE

What a terrible, terrible time for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany. The Child Victims Act, which opens a one-year window for old...

 
 
 

GE FURTHER EXPLAINS ITS ACCOUNTING ISSUES TO SOOTHE WALL STREET

SCHENECTADY - General Electric Co. tried once again to reassure investors in the wake of accusations of accounting fraud at the conglomerate...

SARATOGA SPRINGS NEIGHBORHOOD PLAGUED BY FLOODING

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Nearly every time it rains more than a sprinkle, Shannon Nolan's cul-de-sac floods. Take this past weekend on Trottingham...

 
 
 

OLIVIA MUNN WON'T BE AT AURORA GAMES CEREMONIES

Albany The show must go on, but for the Aurora Games opening ceremonies Tuesday night, it will be without Olivia Munn. Munn, an actress...

HERE'S WHY THE CAPITAL REGION IS GETTING SLAMMED BY STORMS

It's not your imagination. The Capital Region has experienced more violent thunderstorms than usual this summer. The Capital Region...

 
 
 

RABITO TO HEAD STATE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES OFFICE

ALBANY - Joseph J. Rabito, a longtime loyalist to Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, has been named as the interim director and chief information...

PATTY GRIFFIN TO PLAY TROY MUSIC HALL IN NOVEMBER

Singer-songwriter Patty Griffin will play the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

 
 
 

COHOES MAYOR SHAWN MORSE TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FEDERAL CRIMINAL CHARGE

ALBANY - Cohoes Mayor Shawn M. Morse has agreed to plead guilty to a felony criminal charge and may need to resign if he is sentenced...

VOTE FOR NEW STATE LICENSE PLATE DESIGN

ALBANY - New Yorkers have until Labor Day to weigh in on the state's future license plate design. There are five different options...

 
 
 

COHOES MAYOR SHAWN MORSE TO PLEAD GUILTY TO FEDERAL CRIMINAL CHARGE

ALBANY - Cohoes Mayor Shawn M. Morse has agreed to plead guilty to a felony criminal charge and will resign from his elected office...

CUOMO IDENTIFIES NEW LEADER FOR STATE'S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

ALBANY - The state agency tasked with coordinating New York's economic development programs will have a new leader next month. Gov....

 
 
 

CUOMO NOMINATES NEW ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CZAR

ALBANY - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has nominated Eric Gertler, the former co-publisher of the New York Daily News and a longtime economic development...

GUILDERLAND MAN CHARGED IN FAKE CHECK SCHEME

A Guilderland man was charged with multiple felonies after State Police said he deposited the same check five times.

 
 
 

STUDY: PEOPLE MOSTLY POSITIVE IN ONLINE REVIEWS, SLIGHTLY LESS SO LOCALLY

Residents of the Albany-Schenectady region leave a positive online review of restaurants 75.5% of the time, lower than the state average...

CAMPAIGN FINANCING COMMISSION SCHEDULED TO MEET

The commission empowered to radically overhaul election financing in New York is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Wednesday....

 
 
 



Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Rep. Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Read more ...

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule

The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration. Read more ...

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

U.S. prisons chief removed after Epstein's death

WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr has removed the acting director of the Bureau of Prisons from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey... Read more ...

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

WATCH: Florida man swings sword at jogger during fight over pile of trash

Authorities are searching for a man caught on camera swinging a sword at another man during a fight over a discarded cart that was left in a pile of trash. Read more ...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't...

There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren't stopped, authorities say

Authorities say they foiled three potential mass shootings this weekend after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out. Read more ...

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD fires Officer Daniel Pantaleo in chokehold death of Eric Garner

NYPD cop Daniel Panatelo has been fired for causing the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced Monday. O'Neill's widely expected decision... Read more ...

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

WASHINGTON - Two-time NBA MVP Stephen Curry is helping Howard University launch a Division I golf program. Read more ...

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Report: Sox ace Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery

Following his last start six days ago, Sale felt soreness in his elbow and underwent an MRI. Read more ...

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

7th-grader donates $15,000 to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Way to go, Diesel! Read more ...

Crazy video: Driver loses control during Zombie School Bus races in Clarksville

Crazy video: Driver loses control during Zombie School Bus races in Clarksville

Dramatic video shows a racing school bus lose control and crash at Sportsdome Speedway in Clarksville. Read more ...