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Jurors deliberate fate of man charged with two murders

The deliberations started on Thursday afternoon, when the judge gave them this case. In January of 2013, Cunningham's body was found inside a burned out home on Arcadia Avenue in Albany. She was Mero's roommate. Countermine went missing in December 2014. Her body was found months later by a jogger i

WNYT - 2017-12-15 22:09:00

Santa Speedo Sprint: So much fun it gives them goosebumps

Dressed in Speedos, Santa hats and little else, people braved the chilly weather in their skivvies for the 12th annual Santa Speedo Sprint on Saturday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Claus, decked out in red and white, took time off from wrapping presents at the North Pole to run. A team of sharks and one T

TIMES UNION - 2017-12-16 17:13:46

4YO Boy Killed In 2-Car Collision In Columbia County

KINDERHOOK, NY - A 4-year-old boy was killed in a two-car collision Wednesday in the Town of Kinderhook. State Police said the fatal crash happened on State Route 203 just west of Merwin Road in Columbia County. Around 2:25 p.m. Dec. 13, Laura Dalaudiere, 27, of Valatie, was driving north on SR 203

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Guess the price of these properties

As inventory gets tighter, prices become eye-popping. But this is the Capital Region, so of course the sticker shock isn't universal. You might be priced out of Saratoga Springs, but you can still get a pretty nice house in Schenectady in the $200,000 range, before you factor in the taxes. Resist th

TIMES UNION - 2017-12-15 12:36:10

Closing arguments underway for trial of man charged with two murders

In January of 2013, the body of 23-year-old Megan Cunningham was found inside a burned out home on Arcadia Avenue. She was his roommate. Shelby Countermine, 23, went missing in December of 2014. Her body was found months later by a jogger in a shallow grave in Coeymans. Prosecutors say Mero killed b

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State issues first zombie house fine

ALBANY -- The state fired the first shot in the war on zombie properties Thursday, with a $119,000 fine against a mortgage company that, according to the state, failed to maintain a house near the Massachusetts border. The New York Department of Financial Services said the mortgage firm failed its o

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-12-15 08:00:00

NYS Police, Columbia County officials investigate New Lebanon barn fire

Photo Courtesy: NYS Police NEW LEBANON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - At 12:06 a.m. Friday, the Lebanon Valley Fire Department Task Force responded to a reported barn fire at 316 Old Gale Hill Rd., New Lebanon. Firefighters from New Lebanon, East Chatham, Canaan and Red Rock Fire Departments assisted in the sit

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-12-15 10:03:18

Warriors bring new meaning to the term "family"

Plenty of teams call themselves "family." But in Averill Park, the Warriors really are related. Plenty of teams call themselves "family." But in Averill Park, the Warriors really are related.

WRGB - 2017-12-15 22:58:00

Housing market stable, affordable in Superior

The number of days homes are available on the market in Superior has remained relatively stable, closely following the trend of the past year, according to a market review by RE/MAX Results. The past year has shown a notable dip in sales prices for properties. Home sales last month averaged $123,300

DAILY TELEGRAM - 2017-12-15 16:05:16

Grant Helps Superior Address Domestic Violence

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Two Wisconsin communities have been awarded federal funding to improve responses to sexual assault and domestic violence crimes. Wisconsin Public Radio reports that the city of Superior and Sauk County received about $450,000 each from the U.S. Department of Justice's Office on

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Cathedral students collect items for hurricane victims

Bishop Jim Powers of the Diocese of Superior blesses a truck carrying hurricane relief supplies at Cathedral School in Superior on Friday afternoon. The students at Cathedral School have been collecting items since the beginning of the school year to send to hurricane victims. Clint Austin / caustin

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-16 02:59:07

Snowy owls from the tundra are showing up across Upper Midwest

Snowy owls, denizens of the high Arctic with more than 4-foot wingspans, are showing up in large numbers across Minnesota and other Great Lakes states this winter. Many also have been seen along the New England coast. Such an unpredictable invasion is called an "irruption" by birdwatchers. As of Wed

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-17 01:54:06

Johnson's Bakery Preparing for Holiday Rush

DULUTH, Minn. - There's an increase of busy bakeries in the Northland this time of year. One of those bakeries happens to be Johnson's Bakery in West Duluth. For the past 72 years, Johnson's has been a staple in many Northland homes. Owner Scott Johnson and his staff are busy every day mixing up and

FOX 21 ONLINE - 2017-12-16 04:02:50

Local Organizations Join Forces For Veterans In Need

Kern and Kompany, Bong Veterans Center and the St. Louis County Veterans Service Office all helped with transportation costs. DULUTH, Minn. -Four thousand homeless or low income veterans who may not know where their next meal is coming from are getting assistance this holiday season. Kern and Kompan

FOX 21 ONLINE - 2017-12-16 03:56:14

Little Northlanders Shop at Holly Jolly

The Holly Jolly Santa Shop helps Northland families put presents under the tree. DULUTH, Minn.- Little Northlanders in Lincoln Park crossed off all the items off their holiday shopping list. The shoppers attended the 6th annual Holly Jolly Santa Shop at First Covenant Church in Duluth. With around 1

FOX 21 ONLINE - 2017-12-16 03:30:00

Ice-breaking underway on Great Lakes

Annual ice-breaking operations have started on Lake Superior and all of the western Great Lakes, the U.S. Coast Guard announced Friday. Known as Operation Taconite, the project is the Coast Guard's largest domestic ice-breaking operation, encompassing the St. Marys River, the Straits of Mackinac an

DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-12-16 00:17:46

Have some ideas for transit in Merced County? Here's how to give your input. | Merced Sun-Star

Merced County residents will have three opportunities to provide input on public transportation services. The Merced County Association of Governments' Social Services Transportation Advisory Council is holding public forums seeking input from residents on current and future transit services, accor

MERCED SUN-STAR - 2017-12-15 20:29:00

Six Merced County dairies robbed overnight. Suspects sought.

Two men robbed six rural dairies in Merced County early Thursday, assaulting several employees, but making off with very little in the way of money and property, the Sheriff's Office reported. All six robberies were reported between 2 and 3 a.m. Thursday, deputies said in a news release. "The suspec

MERCED SUN-STAR

Merced police help local students have a 'Merry Christmas'

Merced Police Department officers on Thursday pitched in to help area children have a nice Christmas. Through community donations, officers were able to take students from every school in the district around the Merced Mall to buy gifts or things they needed, Lt. Jay Struble said. It's a way for the

MERCED SUN-STAR

Driver identified in fatal crash during police chase in Merced County

A man killed Wednesday following a police chase through Merced County has been identified. The man was identified by the Merced County Coroner's Office as 31-year-old Rene Williams Jr. Williams was the driver of a green Honda sedan that crashed into a tree and caught fire around 10:48 a.m. Wednesday

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