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Police identify man killed in Albany shooting

ALBANY — Police have identified the man who was killed in a shooting in Albany earlier this week. Albany police say 28-year-old Dalon Blunt was shot Monday around 8 p.m. The Albany man was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. A 19-year-old man also hit by gunfire suffered non-life thre

POST-STAR - 2018-12-12 17:25:00

Albany seeking ways to stop violence as homicides mount

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - With two weeks left in 2018, community members in the city of Albany are reflecting on a year that came with more than a dozen fatal shootings and wondering when and how it will end.

WRGB - 2018-12-12 18:32:00

Lawmakers return to Albany to get ready for 2019

ALBANY — Members of the New York state Assembly are getting an early start to 2019. Members of the Assembly's Democratic majority will gather Wednesday for the first of a few days of meetings. Senate Democrats are also meeting this week to prepare for 2019, when they will have the majority in the Se

POST-STAR - 2018-12-12 16:06:00

Locals among 10 heroin conspirators

ALBANY — Four members of a heroin trafficking ring that supplied heroin to the Plattsburgh area have been sentenced to federal prison. All admitted to conspiring to distribute heroin, the U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of New York, said in a press release.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-12-12 16:49:54

Latham teen delivers 900 hats to Albany Med for cancer patients

ALBANY - Jeremy Wernick of Latham delivered 900 winter hats to Albany Medical Center on Wednesday. This is the sixth year of "Hatsgiving", a project Jeremy started when he was 9 years old.

WNYT - 2018-12-12 23:31:03

Latest shooting marks 15th homicide in Albany this year

ALBANY (WRGB) – Monday night’s deadly shooting on Judson Street and 2nd Street marks the 15th homicide in the city of Albany in 2018. Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins says that’s up from eight homicides in 2017.

WRGB - 2018-12-11 11:14:09

Albany Area Albany Area Subway Restaurant Settles EEOC Sexual Harassment Suit for $80,000

NEW YORK – Draper Development LLC, the owner of more than a dozen Subway franchises in the Albany and Schenectady areas have agreed to pay $80,000 to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit involving two teenage girls.

CNYVISION.COM - 2018-12-12 03:06:51

Police investigating man caught on camera stealing money meant for charity

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Recently at The Gateway Diner on Central Avenue in Albany a man was caught on camera stealing money meant for the hungry. Niko Verrigni is a manager at the diner and says they've partnered with The Food Pantries for the Capital District for nearly a decade.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-12 21:28:00

Woman killed in Colonie car-pedestrian crash

COLONIE - A 61-year-old woman was killed Tuesday evening after being struck by a car on Troy-Schenectady Road, Colonie police said. The woman's identity had yet to be released Wednesday morning. An early morning press release indicated police had yet to confirm her city of residence, indicating she

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Troy man arrested for attempting to coerce a minor

ALBANY, N.Y. —A 52-year-old Troy man appeared in federal court Tuesday on a charge of attempting to entice a minor into sexual activity, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

TROY RECORD - 2018-12-12 18:35:00

Colonie Police investigating fatal pedestrian-car accident

DEVELOPING-- A person was killed in a crash around 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Swatling Road and Rt. 2. in Latham. Colonie Police are currently looking over evidence on the road. There is no official word from Police on what happened.

WNYT - 2018-12-12 01:07:08

Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Albany shooting

ALBANY — A 28-year-old man has been killed and teenager has been injured in a shooting in Albany. Police tell the Times Union the shooting happened just before 8 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Second and Judson streets.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-11 14:48:00

Car flips over on busy Albany road

ALBANY - A car rolled over onto its roof on a busy Albany road. Albany police and firefighters were called to the rollover on Monday afternoon. The car ended up on Central near Watervliet Avenue, near Caffe Italia and the ShopRite gas station. Police say there are no reported injuries.

WNYT - 2018-12-10 20:43:50

Man, 28, killed after shooting in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A 28-year-old man has died after a shooting in Albany. Two people were shot around 7:50 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Second Street and Judson Street, according to police.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-11 02:26:00

A few of the 700some stories about the street names of Albany

There are 785 streets in the city of Albany. And Erik Schlimmer has figured out the backstory for the name of almost every one of them. That monumental effort -- it took him four years -- is collected in the new book Cradle of the Union: A Street by Street History of New York's Capital City. (Mentio

ALLOVERALBANY.COM - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

New York City woman hit and killed by car in Latham

LATHAM, N.Y. (WRGB) – Colonie police say a woman was hit and killed by a car while walking at the intersection of Rt 2 and Swatling Road on Tuesday night. Police say the victim is 61-year-old Janet Nittoli of New York City.

WRGB - 2018-12-11 21:01:40

Troy school bus driver charged with trying to have sex with minor

A Troy man who works as school bus driver is facing charges for allegedly trying to have sexual contact with a 14-year-old boy in Albany County. Michael Varian, 52, appeared in federal court on Tuesday. He is charged with attempting to entice a minor into sexual activity.

WNYT - 2018-12-11 21:13:52

NYS pay raise commission limits legislative stipends to 15 lawmakers and restricts outside income

ALBANY — Despite a commission’s decision to eliminate state legislative stipends, 15 well-paid lawmakers will get to keep their extra pay. A much anticipated report released Monday evening by a four-member commission created by Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature to consider pay raises for state official

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-11 00:25:00

Colonie PD investigating fatal auto-pedestrian accident

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - One person has died following an accident in Colonie. The accident took place in the area of Route 2 and Swatling Road in front of Cumberland Farms. According to police, the accident involved a pedestrian and an older model Toyota sedan.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-12 01:34:00

State report offers reasons behind pay raise for New York lawmakers

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - CBS 6 has an update in an ongoing "You Paid For It" investigation. We now have the full report on a move to pay state lawmakers more money. The report includes the reasons behind what's turned into a controversial move.

WRGB - 2018-12-10 20:48:10