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Albany man guilty of manslaughter in stabbing death

ALBANY - A jury has found an Albany man guilty of manslaughter in the July stabbing death of Rashaun Byrd. Lahquann Grady, 21, stabbed Byrd twice in the chest with a kitchen knife back on July 5 in an Orange Street apartment.


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.


What are the consequences of filing a false police report?

(WHEC) - It is a stunning fall from fame for ‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett. The actor is currently out on bond but he could face probation or even up to three years in prison after police say he staged a fake racist attack on himself then filed a false police report.


NYSP arrests man accused of driving vehicle without license plates

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police arrested a man they say was driving a vehicle without any license plates. Police say during the traffic stop, Allen Jordan, 25, gave troopers a fictitious Texas Temporary Registration. Jordan also had a suspended driver's license.


NY Gov. Cuomo deems losing 2nd Amazon HQ 'greatest tragedy'

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says Amazon's backing out of a deal to put one of its second headquarters in New York City is the "greatest tragedy" he has seen since he's been in government.


Capital Region Leaders Take Aim At AIM

As budget season heats up in Albany, a bipartisan group of Capital Region lawmakers and county leaders gathered across the river from the capitol today to pressure New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over local aid.


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


Girls basketball sectionals - Quarterfinals 2/21

Highlights and scores from girls high school basketball sectional quarterfinals on Thursday, February 21st.


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Holy Names set to take on Averill Park in Section II Class A semi-final

HOLY NAMES (55) Keira Cohen 0-2-7, Grace Field 9-0-25, Eleanor Cepiel 3-0-8, Saniyya Adams 6-0-12, Mackenzie Ward 0-1-3 Daley Jo Christman 2-0-5, Alecea Jones 1-0-2, Madde Jones 0-1-3, Harmony Philo 2-2-16, Kendra Lavery 8-0-18.


Court ruling sets higher bar for police, prosecutors in asset seizures

ALBANY -- The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling limiting the ability of state and local police to seize cars, cash and homes from criminal suspects has raised the bar for such forfeitures in New York state, authorities said Thursday.


State Wrestling Meet -- noon update

Friday at the New York State Wrestling Championships — we're in the midst of first-round matches here at the Times Union Center in Albany. — Division II features "pigtail"matches, outbracket matches as preliminaries because there are 17 wrestlers in each weight class due to the increasing number of


Albany County jury hears closing arguments in deadly stabbing

Lahquann Grady from Albany is charged with second-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of Rashaun Byrd in July, last year. An Albany County jury heard closing arguments in his case on Wednesday afternoon.


City Council creates public relations position, City Hall restoration on track

SARATOGA SPRINGS. N.Y. — Last week, every Democratic member of the Saratoga Springs City Council announced their intent to run for re-election to their positions in November.


Police: Troy man had 5 pounds of marijuana in car

A Troy man is facing charges, after investigators say they found five pounds of marijuana in his car. David LeBlanc, 25, was busted during a traffic stop in Albany.


Fired employee sues Rivers Casino, charges discrimination

SCHENECTADY — A former employee of Rivers Casino & Resort is suing the casino and several supervisors there, alleging she was harassed because of her Muslim faith and then unfairly fired after complaining about the harassment.


Guilderland's Sophomore Guard makes history at basketball game

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - High school girl's basketball class AA quarterfinals featured some of the top ranked teams in the capital region battling for a spot at the semifinals. Fifth seed Guilderland faced fourth seed Colonie and although Colonie walked away with the win, Lady Dutch's Valencia Fonten


Fuel cell company to expand at Eastman Business Park

An Albany-area alternative energy company will be expanding into the Eastman Business Park and adding more than 80 jobs there. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that Plug Power, which makes products that include hydrogen fuel cells, is investing $3.7 million at the business park.


Albany pushes for fair share in state budget

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The City of Albany’s Common Council voted Thursday to ask for permanent state aid from Governor Andrew Cuomo. The city has asked New York State for decades to add an additional $12.5 million to its annual budget. But with a $2.3 billion shortfall in the state’s 2019 budget, t


GOP taps Walsh, Freestone for justice seats

BALLSTON, N.Y. — Saratoga County Republicans endorsed James Walsh, husband of Assemblywoman Mary Beth Walsh, R-Ballston, and Spa City attorney Diane Freestone to run for two state Supreme Court justice positions in November’s elections.