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Jury finds Albany man guilty of fatally stabbing another man in Orange Street home

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) A jury has found an Albany man guilty of murder in a fatal stabbing back in July of 2018. Investigators say back on July 5th, Lahguann Grady, 22, entered a home on Orange Street back on July 5th and fatally stabbed the victim, Rashaun Byrd. Police say he was barred from being in th


Police investigate stabbing inside Albany Capital Center

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) – - Albany Police are investigating a stabbing that happened just after 9:30 p.m. Friday inside the Albany Capital Center. That’s the new complex connected to the Empire State Plaza Convention Center.


Albany PD responding to reported stabbing at concert

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Two people were injured after a fight broke out at the Albany Capital Center Friday night. Police received a call for a fight inside the venue around 9:30 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a 19-year-old male with lacerations to his neck.


Eastport-South Manor's Adam Busiello reaches record sixth state wrestling final

ALBANY — Top-seeded Adam Busiello of Eastport-South Manor became the first wrestler in state history to advance to his sixth state final, earning a pin at 1:33 over Lindehhurst's Ryan Meisner Lindenhurst in the state Division I semifinals at 138 pounds.


Lawmaker proposes study of splitting New York into 2 states

ALBANY, New York -- In New York state government news, the topic of splitting the state into separate upstate and downstate entities has popped up again at the Capitol. A lawmaker representing a suburban-rural district in eastern New York this week proposed legislation that would authorize a study i


Albany Airport firefighter continues to road to recovery

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - It has been two weeks since a local family's lives changed forever. Albany Airport firefighter Josh Woodward has the entire Capital Region behind him as he continues a medical battle that has already defied the odds.


Albany murder-free so far in 2019

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Three months, zero killings. Albany is experiencing a newfound period of peace. But people affected by previous deaths aren't all at peace yet. Theresa Soto owns the Betty Boop diner, which was part of the crime scene where Tyson Williams was shot and killed in November. Two me


CBS 6 Investigates: Why the Capital Region is attracting sex traffickers

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) Tonight, a federal agent explains why Albany is attracting sex traffickers. Right now, federal authorities are working sex trafficking cases right under our noses in the Capital Region.


$4.7M available for Head Start program in Albany Co.

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Nearly $5 million is now available to help support the Albany County Opportunity. The $4.7 million comes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Head Start program.


Licenses for Un­doc­u­mented Im­mi­grants? New Bill Aims to Halt Process

The last time the issue of drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants came up in New York, county clerks were at the center of the fight. Now that the measure has been resurrected, and could soon move in Albany.


What's Next After Fatal Le­gionella Outbreak in Albany?

One person has died and another is sick, following two cases of legionnaires' disease at an Albany assisted living facility. The county says the exact cause of death has not been confirmed.


Man accused of thefts from Mohawk Hudson Humane Society

MENANDS, N.Y. (WRGB) - A man has been arrested, accused of stealing bags of empty bottles of cans from the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society in Menands. Surveillance video from this past Sunday shows a maroon pickup truck speed up, the driver gets out and throw the bag in the back.


Two people in Albany County test positive for Legionella

Two people in Albany County have tested positive for legionella -- and one of them has died. The exact cause of death has not been confirmed. The Albany County Department of Health has launched an investigation, linking both cases to the Promenade assisted living facility in Albany. Water samples th


Disability ID cards available across New York state

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Disability ID cards are available now across New York state. The cards read, "I have a developmental disability. I may have difficulty understanding and following your directions."


Detainee's wife: I don't know if there is preparation

ALBAN Y- the last 30 days have not been easy for Lisa Pepper-Ngoran. One month ago, on January 23rd, ICE agents took her husband Knimo into custody. He's been locked up in a federal detention facility in Batavia, NY ever since his arrest.


NY Couple Married For 70 Years Pass Away Hours Apart

Do you believe in love? Maybe after hearing about Warren Chapple and his wife Joan Chapple you will. Warren Chapple was 92 and his wife Joan Chapple was 87. They had been married for 70 years. CNY Central reports that they passed away within hours of each other.


Cuomo: Amazon Backing Out ‘The Greatest Tragedy I Have Seen Since I Have Been In Government’

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is sounding off on Amazon‘s backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City. “What happened is the greatest tragedy that I have seen since I have been in government,” Cuomo said. He told WAMC radio that he was beyond annoy


Bedford Asks Albany to Fund I-684 Repairs

BEDFORD, N.Y. – Renewing its pressure on Albany to repair an “unsafe” local section of I-684, the Bedford Town Board asked the State Legislature last week to bankroll the work in this year’s budget.


Schenectady police investigate attempted child abduction

SCHENECATADY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A Schenectady father says his 11-year-old was almost abducted while walking to her school bus stop. Schenectady police are now investigating and warning parents in the area.


Four area wrestlers advance to state semis

Four of the area’s nine participants recorded two wins to reach the semifinals after day one of the NYSPHSAA Division II wrestling championships on Friday at Albany’s Times Union Center.