PODCAST: GUN VIOLENCE AND POVERTY CAN'T KEEP AN ALBANY TEEN FROM PURSUING HIS DREAMS

Zanief Washington has been numb to the sound of gunfire since he was six, when a stray bullet smashed through his living room window...

TROY POLICE INVESTIGATE 7TH AVENUE SHOOTING

Troy police are investigating a shooting that sent one male victim to the hospital late Thursday evening.

 
 
 

A.M. ROUNDUP: CUOMO ‘WOULDN'T RECOMMEND' TRUSTING PRE-ELECTION CORONAVIRUS VACCINE

New York climbed its way out of hell. Not long ago, the state was leading the country in COVID-related deaths, and an eventual return...

ALBANY MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO ILLEGAL FIREARM POSSESSION

ALBANY - An Albany man has pleaded guilty to illegally possessing a pistol and faces up to 10 years in prison due to a felony he was...

 
 
 

SCHENECTADY POLICE DEPARTMENT ACHIEVES ACCREDITATION

SCHENECTADY -The Schenectady police department is now an accredited agency. Mayor Gary McCarthy announced the achievement on the steps...

SHENENDEHOWA SCHOOLS CONFIRM 6TH CORONAVIRUS CASE THIS WEEK

The Shenendehowa Central School District announced Thursday that two Orenda Elementary school students and a middle school staff member...

 
 
 

SNL, SEX SCANDAL, CLINTONS, TRUMP: FORMER GOV. DAVID PATERSON TALKS NEW BOOK

Saturday Night Live comedian Fred Armisen portrayed former New York Gov. David Paterson as a bumbling fool, bumping into walls and...

SHENENDEHOWA SCHOOLS CONFIRM 5TH CORONAVIRUS CASE THIS WEEK

The Shenendehowa Central School District announced Thursday that two Orenda Elementary school students have tested positive for COVID-19,...

 
 
 

GOP OUTLINES QUICK TIMELINE FOR SUPREME COURT CONFIRMATION OVER DEMOCRATS' OBJECTIONS

Republicans appear to be planning a Supreme Court confirmation schedule that would place a final vote on the nominee under two weeks...

TROY POLICE INVESTIGATE SHOOTING; VICTIM HOSPITALIZED IN UNKNOWN CONDITION

Troy Police are investigating a shooting on O'Neil Street that sent one man to the hospital Thursday afternoon. At 4:12 p.m., Troy...

 
 
 

PLUG POWER TO USE ALL RENEWABLE ENERGY TO POWER NEW HYDROGEN PLANT

Colonie Latham fuel cell maker Plug Power has signed a contract with Brookfield Renewable Partners to use 100 percent renewable energy...

CDTA JOINS NATIONAL SAFETY EFFORT

The Capital District Transportation Authority has joined the American Public Transportation Association's “Health and Safety Commitments...

 
 
 

FORMER RENSSELAER COUNTY DA JOEL ABELOVE ACQUITTED OF ALL CHARGES

TROY - Former Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove was acquitted of all charges in court on Thursday afternoon by Columbia...

ALBANYCANCODE GETTING $125,400 FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

Troy AlbanyCanCode, the non-profit that teaches software programming to workers looking for a new career, has been awarded up to $125,400...

 
 
 

GOOD FAITH ACTION OR HALF-BAKED RUSH JOB? ABELOVE TRIAL ARGUMENTS HEARD

TROY - In the words of his defense lawyer, former Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove acted in good faith when he quickly...

UNDERGROUND FIRE, MANHOLE COVERS EXPLODING REPORTED IN ALBANY

ALBANY - Fire crews and National Grid employees are responding to an underground fire with multiple manholes being blown off on Broadway...

 
 
 

REMINGTON BANKRUPTCY SALE DEADLINE IS PUSHED BACK A WEEK

More than 700 workers at the Remington Outdoors gun factory here received a brief reprieve this week as an Alabama bankruptcy judge...

14 NEW COVID-19 CASES IN ALBANY COUNTY

ALBANY - The county reported 14 new coronavirus cases overnight. County Executive Dan McCoy said Thursday that brings the total number...

 
 
 

INITIAL JOBLESS CLAIMS REMAIN NEAR HISTORIC HIGHS

The number of workers filing initial claims for unemployment insurance rose 4,000 to 870,000 in the week ending Sept. 19. Swelled by...

CHURCHILL: THE CONTINUING QUEST FOR TRUTH ABOUT NY'S NURSING HOME DEATHS

ALBANY - How many residents of New York nursing homes died from COVID-19? It's a simple enough question, really, and one journalists,...

 
 
 



Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

Attorneys for the civil rights groups and local governments said the shortened schedule would undercount residents in minority and hard-to-count communities. Read more ...

At least 3 injured in Paris knife attack near former offices of Charlie...

At least 3 injured in Paris knife attack near former offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine - reports

At least three people have been injured in a knife attack near the former offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, local media reports, citing police... Read more ...

Dianne Feinstein's husband named in university admissions scandal

Dianne Feinstein's husband named in university admissions scandal

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein's husband, University of California Regent Richard Blum, has been named by the state auditor's office as one of the people involved in an admissions... Read more ...

AP Sources: Pac-12 football to kick off in fall

AP Sources: Pac-12 football to kick off in fall

The Pac-12 has decided to play football this fall, reversing an earlier decision to postpone the season due to COVID-19. Read more ...

RBG Is Still Making History

RBG Is Still Making History

Capping days of commemorations of her extraordinary life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday becomes the first woman in American history to lie in state in the... Read more ...

Currency markets are overestimating the risk of a delayed US election...

Currency markets are overestimating the risk of a delayed US election result, Goldman Sachs says

Summary List Placement Markets are overpricing the risks of a delayed election result, Goldman Sachs said in a note Thursday. Analysts Michael Cahill and Alec Phillips, said... Read more ...

Britain's biggest supermarkets block bulk-buying key products as new...

Britain's biggest supermarkets block bulk-buying key products as new coronavirus restrictions spark fears of shortages

The UK's biggest supermarket chains Tesco, Aldi and Morrisons have set limits on bulk-buying of staples such as flour, pasta and toilet roll amid new government measures to... Read more ...

President Trump: Millions of Medicare beneficiaries to receive $200 card to...

President Trump: Millions of Medicare beneficiaries to receive $200 card to pay for prescriptions

According to President Donald Trump, 33 million Medicare beneficiaries will soon receive the card in the mail containing $200. Read more ...

London gaining on New York in global financial centers ranking

London gaining on New York in global financial centers ranking

Wall Street is barely hanging onto its title as the global financial capital. A new ranking of the world's top finance centers placed New York City only slightly ahead of... Read more ...

2 vehicles drive into crowd protesting Breonna Taylor's killing; at least 1 hit

2 vehicles drive into crowd protesting Breonna Taylor's killing; at least 1 hit

LOS ANGELES - At least one person was injured after two vehicles drove through a crowd of demonstrators in the Hollywood neighborhood of Los Angeles, where an estimated 300... Read more ...