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Man wanted in connection to deadly Father's Day shooting in Albany, in custody

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A man is now in custody in connection to a deadly shooting on Father's Day. Richard Duckett, 20 years old, was arraigned at Albany County Jail on second degree murder and felony weapons charges. He will be brought to Albany County Court at 8:30 a.m. for an appearance with a j

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 10:25:53

Attorney: Final San Francisco plane crash lawsuit settled

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A California dentist who was aboard an Asiana Airlines plane that crashed in San Francisco four years ago - killing three girls and injuring roughly 200 others - reached a settlement Thursday with the airline, ending what her attorney said was the last pending lawsuit in the U.S

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-22 00:45:44

Warmth on last day of summer, then heat moves hits Albany area

The last day of summer will feel like the best day of summer. Forecasters say the temperature on Thursday should rise into the low 80s. The sky will be at least partly sunny with a gentle breeze blowing across the Capital Region. Overnight, the temperature will drop into the mid 50s. The mercury wil

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-21 06:46:06

Walk, vigil honors child survivors and victims of abuse

HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The family of a young girl is reflecting on her journey one year after she was severely beaten by her stepmother. Tammy Waite remembers September 21, 2016 like it was yesterday. "She was not expected to survive the flight to Albany let along survive period," she said. H

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-22 01:52:24

Hot air balloons take flight for Adirondack Balloon Festival's 45th year

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Adirondack Balloon Festival is marking its 45th anniversary. Some 150,000 people are expected to see the beautiful sights over the weekend. It's grown to be the largest on the East Coast since it started, but Board of Directors Pres. Mark Donahue said they are differe

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-22 01:21:51

Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election 'integrity'

FILE - In this March 25, 2015 file photo, Mark Zuckerberg talks about the Messenger app during the Facebook F8 Developer Conference in San Francisco. For the first time, a billion people used Facebook in a single day on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Zuckerberg marked the occasion with a post on his Facebo

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-22 00:45:24

NY seeking applicants for industrial hemp growing pilot program

ITHACA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Hemp growers are wanted in New York State. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state of New York is accepting applications for industrial hemp growers. As a small farm, the owners of Piggery Farms and Butcher Shop are always looking for new opportunities to expand their business,

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-22 00:38:26

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

FILE- In this Sept. 3, 2017, image distributed on Sept. 4, 2017, by the North Korean government, North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un holds a meeting of the ruling party's presidium. Kim is calling President Donald Trump "deranged" and says in a statement carried by the state news agency that he will "

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 22:58:11

9/21 Pet Connection: Diva

Diva (3yr old Greyhound) is a sweet gentle petite girl who will steal your heart with her kisses. Her favorite pastime is snuggling on the couch with her person and will definitely follow you around the house wherever you go. Diva is 3 years old, and made the long journey from Alabama about 6 weeks

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 21:57:46

Man accused of strangling grandmother with towel arraigned

FORT ANN, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A man accused of killing his grandmother has been arraigned in Washington County Court. Kevin Gonyea is accused of strangling his grandmother Leona Twiss to death in July. He was indicted in Kingsbury Town Court and arraigned on Thursday. His wife Melissa was also arraigned

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 21:07:05

The Egg getting much needed upgrade

The project is expected to be completed by next year. This will be the first time the roof is being replaced since the theater opened in 1978. The Egg will remain open during construction. The project is expected to be completed by next year. This will be the first time the roof is being replaced si

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 20:52:53

Apple crop threatened by warm weather

SCHODACK, N.Y. (NEWS10) - With unseasonably warm weather, some are enjoying the chance to be outside, but could the heat be hurting one of fall's favorite crops? The perfect apple is red, juicy, and round. There's a reason some of them on the trees won't be looking that way this year. Like some of t

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 20:29:37

Capital Regions drivers are anxiously waiting for gas prices to drop

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Many drivers are anxiously waiting for gas prices to return to normal. While most Gulf Coast refineries are back online, they are operating at reduced rates, according to the Department of Energy. Clean up efforts continue after hurricanes Harvey and Irma. It's affecting peop

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 20:14:06

Cell phone video captures transgender student school bus seating dispute

SOUTH GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Cell phone video taken by a student captured a transgender student school bus seating dispute. The video has been shared on social media and South Glens Falls Central School Distinct Superintendent Michael Patton has viewed it. He says the school will use this inci

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 19:56:42

Lawsuit targets medical marijuana expansion

Three companies that got state approval last month to produce medical marijuana in Orange and Ulster counties face a legal hurdle as they develop their plans: a lawsuit by five existing medical-marijuana businesses that aims to stop the expansion of their fledgling industry. The newly approved compe

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-09-22 01:10:01

Resettlement program applies to bring 100 more refugees

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) - Vermont's Refugee Resettlement Program has sent an application to the federal government to resettle 100 more Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Rutland. Vermont Public Radio reports officials planned to bring 100 refugees to the city this year, but only 14 have arrived. Much of the sl

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 18:25:55

15-year fugitive sentenced for felony DWI

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Officials say a 15-year fugitive is finally facing justice. John Rice, 53, of Albany, was sentenced to one to three years in prison for felony drunk driving. In June 2001, Rice was stopped because officers suspected he was under the influence. He was supposed to show up for s

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-21 17:31:07

Residents seek input on Sheridan Hollow microgrid plan

ALBANY - Sheridan Hollow residents don't want a repeat of the days when a trash burning plant filled the skies with soot and caused hacking coughs, then left them feeling forgotten. A garbage incinerator operated on Sheridan Avenue for over a decade before it was shut down after soot covered portion

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-21 17:14:08

Amy Biancolli: Squeeze play

One of the world's great classical virtuosi - a globally heralded soloist who can blitz through Bach and render thorny contemporary works with ferocity, grace and aplomb --- is headed to the Capital Region this weekend for a three-concert whirlwind. Chances are you've never heard of her: Hanzhi Wang

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-21 16:41:22

Judge won't dismiss suit challenging police-as-prosecutors

NEW YORK (AP) - A New York judge won't dismiss a lawsuit filed by two women who are trying to stop police lawyers from serving as prosecutors in their low-level cases and others like them. Judge Lucy Billings ruled Wednesday the civil case is on hold until their criminal cases are over. The two were

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-22 04:25:29