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Troy promotes first female sergeant in more than a decade

TROY - Officer Mary Magnetto became the Troy Police Department's highest ranking female officer Monday when she was promoted to sergeant. Magnetto is only the second woman in the history of the Troy Police Department to advance to sergeant and the first in nearly a decade. A 10-year veteran officer,

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 17:19:35

Whistleblower accuses Troy medical office of breaking opioid medication rules

A medical practice that provides primary care and addiction treatment in Troy and Delmar violated laws regarding a medication to help wean patients off heroin and other opioids, according to a whistleblower lawsuit filed in federal court by a former employee. The lawsuit claims Upstate Physician Ser

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 16:45:02

Troy PD promotes first female sergeant in 10 years

TROY, NY (WRGB)---A 10-year veteran of a local police department now holds a new position. She's the city's first female sergeant in a decade. Troy police officer Mary Magnetto was promoted Monday morning during a ceremony at City Hall. She said she'd been offered the promotion before but turned it

WRGB - 2017-09-18 18:05:37

US to 'totally destroy' NKorea if threatened

NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump says the United States will have no choice but to "totally destroy" North Korea if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the North's aggression. In his first address to the U.N. General Assembly, Trump says the North Korean government is a "

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 14:49:06

Hurricane Jose: Tropical storm warning issued for parts of Massachusetts, stretch of New England

ABC News MIAMI (AP) - A tropical storm warning has been issued for a stretch of New England as Hurricane Jose approaches the coast of the U.S. Northeast. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the warning was in effect for an area stretching from Watch Hill, Rhode Island, to Hull, Massachusetts.

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-18 17:04:49

Colorado family of 4 ID'd as victims of fatal plane crash

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado family of four has been identified as the victims of a fatal small airplane crash. Relatives on Sunday said in a statement that 47-year-old Jeff Makepeace, his 45-year-old wife, Jennifer, and their twin 10-year-old children, Addison and Benjamin, died in the

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-17 20:55:22

National Dads Take Your Child to School Day encourages active role in kids' education

NICHOLAS BUONANNO- nbuonanno@troyrecord.com Jason Adams stands outside of School 16 in Troy on Tuesday morning with his daughter, kindergartner Sienna Adams, on National Dads Take Your Child to School Day. TROY, N.Y. >> The Troy City School District invited fathers and other male role models to al

TROY RECORD - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

100 years ago in The Record: Sept. 19

Increased government demand for coal during the war against Germany is creating potentially dangerous shortages in Troy, The Record reports. Mayor Cornelius F. Burns tells reporters this morning that he plans to write national coal commissioner Harry A. Garfield, "recommending that the same consider

TROY RECORD - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Toys 'R' Us seeks bankruptcy court reorganization

Toyrs 'R' Us said Tuesday it has filed for Chapter 11 reorganization in U.S. Bankruptcy Court. It said it had lined up $3.0 billion in financing and that its stores and websites were open and operating normally. Toys 'R' Us has stores on Wolf Road in Colonie; on Clifton Country Road in Clifton Park;

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-19 10:03:31

Local business helping victims still struggling after Hurricane Irma

LATHAM, NY (WRGB)--"It's devastating to see the pictures of the beautiful greenery and it's just all gone and barren. It's like a nuclear bomb went off there," said Susan Sullivan of The Williams Center. For many Americans, the Virgin Islands are a luxurious vacation destination complete with all i

WRGB - 2017-09-18 22:19:00

Holy Names girls soccer remain unbeaten with win over Watervliet

WATERVLIET, NY (WRGB)-- .This afternoon, Holy Names on the road taking on Watervliet, and this one wasn't close. Second half, Holy Names on the attack, Nina Panto with some nifty moves to keep the charge going, drops it off to Schuyler Mendel for the give and go, but it gets broken up. Holy Names r

WRGB - 2017-09-18 22:57:34

Cohoes firefighters launch annual pink T-shirt campaign

COHOES, N.Y. >> For the fifth year in a row, members of Uniformed Firefighters of Cohoes Local 2562 are raising money for breast cancer awareness. City firefighters recently kicked off their fifth annual Passionately Pink campaign with pre-order T-shirt and sweatshirt sales, and will officially kick

TROY RECORD - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Churchill: In Albany, apathy wins another election

Apathy was the big winner of last week's Democratic primary in Albany. In a city with 35,441 registered Democrats, just 12,261 voted in the spirited three-way race for mayor. Incumbent Kathy Sheehan won easily, but still garnered just 6,159 votes, according to the unofficial vote tally. I don't want

TIMES UNION - 2017-09-18 22:32:58

Ground is broken on Latham medical facility

LATHAM - Ground was broken Tuesday on a 30,000-square-foot building that will house Albany Medical Center's internal medicine, pediatrics and sports medicine practices. The $9.1 million structure is being built at 1019 Route 9, the former site of Michael's Banquet House. Albany Med's internal medic

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Mass. lawmakers hear calls for higher minimum wage

Credit: MGN Online BOSTON (AP) - A legislative committee is hearing testimony from supporters and opponents of a bill that would gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour. A group called Raise Up Massachusetts is also gathering signatures to put the measure before voters next year if

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 17:49:39

Review finds most NY colleges compliant with state's law to prevent campus sexual assault

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Governor's Office announced the results of a review of the state's Enough is Enough law, a law designed to protect students from sexual assault on campus, on Tuesday. A review of more than 240 colleges and universities found that majority of the schools significa

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 17:08:41

Summit Clothing Company helps African villages

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - What better way is there to use a college degree then starting a business in that field? There's one local college junior who isn't waiting until after graduation to gain on-the-job experience. Liam Rice, 20, is a current Sienna College business student. Rice hand prints

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 16:35:19

Siena College student busted for child pornography

Credit: MGN Online LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A Siena College student is in trouble with the law after police say he had child pornography. The U.S. District Court in Syracuse says it charged Kyle Roache with transporting, receiving, and possessing child porn. He's accused of using sites like Om

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 15:58:11

Mother, son charged with cashing fake checks

SARATOGA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Saratoga County deputies have arrested a mother and son for writing and cashing fraudulent checks. Police say Tracy Thompson and her son Chester Thompson III committed the crimes in July and August. They are accused of stealing more than $3,000. The son is behind bars for l

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 15:15:55

Body of missing hiker found in Adirondacks

HIGH PEAKS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police say they found the body of a hiker who went missing in the Adirondacks. Alex Stevens, 28, of New Jersey, had been last seen by other hikers on September 2. Dozens of DEC Forest Rangers and volunteers had been searching for him for more than a week. H

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-09-19 14:56:29