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Troy police arrest five after numerous drug raids

TROY, N.Y. —The Troy Police Department announced several arrests after the department's Narcotics Unit – The Special Operations Section (SOS) conducted several raids throughout the city this week.


Saratoga County inmate faces felony contraband charge

MILTON — A Saratoga County Jail inmate is facing a felony charge after he was found in possession of a lighter. John P. Vance, 29, of Fort Edward, was incarcerated on April 10 when he was found in possession of the lighter, which is considered prison contraband. He was charged with first-degree prom


Spectrum reaches deal with state to avoid getting kicked out of NY

ALBANY, N.Y. (WROC) - Charter Spectrum has reached a deal with New York it says will keep the cable company in New York State. Last year, the state's Public Service Commission sought to kick Spectrum out of New York and cancel its approval of the company's merger with Time Warner after state officia


Famous songs that reference the Capital Region

The Capital Region is the stuff of dreams to some — and the fodder for songs for others. Rock stars, indie artists, rappers and punk bands have all sung about Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady and other locations in upstate New York.


Manufacturing plays outsize role in Saratoga County economy

The Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership released its new "manufacturing index" on Wednesday that shows the importance that manufacturing plays in the local economy, representing 21 percent of the county's gross domestic product.


Bad behavior at Albany library concerns staff

Teens misbehaving at the library in Albany is causing serious concern. The executive director of the Albany Public Library says they're working with police and neighborhood organizations to try and fix the issues.


Albany police seek help identifying assault suspect

ALBANY — City police are trying to identify a woman whose photo was captured as part of an assault investigation. Anyone with information on her identity is asked to call the detectives at 518-462-8039.


Saratoga County economy buoyed by U.S. Navy

SARATOGA SPRINGS - When you talk major employers around here, you might think GlobalFoundries, Skidmore College or Saratoga Race Course. You might be shocked to find out the U.S. Navy has double the impact on the area economy than the famed race track.


Police searching for robbery suspect in Colonie

Police are searching for a man who they say robbed the Dollar Tree on Albany-Shaker Road Friday night. They say it happened around 9:30 PM. Authorities say the man was wearing a black hoodie and a ski mask when he robbed the store at knifepoint.


Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office arrests

DWI: Nicholas Q. Furnia, 24, of Gansevoort, has been charged with driving while intoxicated and operating with a blood-alcohol content higher than .08 percent, both felonies based upon prior convictions.


Schenectady officer charged after bar fight

A detective with the Schenectady Police Department is accused of getting into a bar fight on Varick Street in Utica early Thursday morning. Utica Police said Steven Nelson, 33, of Schenectady, struck an employee at the Celtic Harp at about 12:15 a.m. Thursday. The employee was not injured. Nelson wa


New York state tax revenues plummet by $3.7 billion

New York state tax revenues fell by $3.7 billion, or 4.7 percent, last year — the largest collapse since the 9/11 attacks — but officials downplayed the significance. Trying to find a bright side, state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said things could have been worse since a surge in collections last m


Further details released in Schenectady detective’s arrest in Utica

UTICA - The Schenectady police detective arrested in Utica early Thursday is accused of punching a bouncer at a bar, according to Utica police and court records. Steven Nelson, 33, a 10-year veteran of the Schenectady force, was charged with violation harassment as a result of the incident. The boun


Parole granted for driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist

ALBANY, N.Y. — Former left-wing revolutionary Judith Clark was granted parole Wednesday after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role as getaway driver in a 1981 Brink’s armoured truck robbery that left two police officers and a security guard dead.


Police: Wanted man leads Albany police on chase, crashes into house

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany Police took a wanted man into custody overnight after he allegedly led police on a chase and crashed into a house. Police say Carlos Spottsville, 53, of Albany, was wanted for questioning by detectives in connection with a robbery at the Price Chopper on Madison Avenue


Teen gunshot victim testifies in Schenectady trial

SCHENECTADY - The 16-year-old victim of a shooting last summer inside a Union Street apartment was trying to keep an argument between her mom and boyfriend from escalating when she was shot in the face.


Troy Seeking Bids To Raze Former Leonard Hospital

The City of Troy is moving ahead with plans to tear down the former Leonard Hospital building in Lansingburgh. Leonard Hospital closed more than two decades ago, and is nowadays regarded as a danger, a nuisance and an eyesore in north Troy. Looking to redevelop the 6.4-acre site, Democratic Mayor Pa


On this day in The Record: April 20

Sunday, April 20, 1919. “Solemn and impressive services with special music in the churches and beautiful floral decorations and fair weather that enabled the women and girls to show their new clothes marked the observance of Easter in Troy and vicinity,” The Record reports.


Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats spreads to N.J., N.Y., Pa. Fatal case reported in Michigan.

An outbreak of listeria linked to sliced deli meats has spread to four states including New Jersey, and one person has died from the infection in Michigan, according to the Centers for Disease Control.


Panthers can't hold on to lead, lose to Waterford

WATERFORD, N.Y. — The Hoosick Falls baseball team held a three-run lead at one point against Waterford, but couldn't hold on as they fell 7-4 on the road. The Fordians went up 1-0, but an Isaac Humphrey single drove in a pair to put the Panthers ahead 2-1.