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Cohoes man charged with drug possession

MALTA, N.Y. — State Police in Malta arrested a Cohoes man, charging him with drug possession and on a parole violation. On Feb. 16, troopers said they arrested Derek Halikias, 25, of Cohoes, and charged him with one count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and on a parol


Boy recovering after getting mauled by dog in Troy

TROY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A brutal dog attack last week left a young boy in Troy recovering and traumatized. Police say the boy was mauled by a pet next door. Police reports recount the incident Thursday night, saying the dog latched on to the boy's leg and dragged him down the sidewalk before his mom and


Incident involving Cohoes mayor at Colonie restaurant deemed unfounded

COLONIE, N.Y. (WRGB) - One of several accusations of domestic abuse against Cohoes Mayor Shawn Morse has been declared unfounded. Colonie police say their investigation into an incident involving Morse's wife at a local restaurant is now closed.


Troy museum hosts National Engineers Week activities for kids

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - It's National Engineers Week! To celebrate the special week, the Children's Museum of Science & Technology planned a week of engineering learning opportunities for kids.


Adult Capital Region BOCES welding student wins national scholarship

ALBANY — A Capital Region BOCES adult student looking to change careers and in the process shatter conceptions of male and female jobs has won a national welding scholarship.


New York food stamp benefits to be released early

ALBANY, N.Y. — All recipients of food stamps in New York will receive their March benefits a week earlier than scheduled. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the early release is to ease the burden on those who stretched February's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits during the federal government


Inmate's death after fight at Greene Correctional Facility said to be result of 'sudden cardiac arrest'

COXSACKIE, N.Y. — Breaking from their practice of not commenting about inmate deaths, state prison officials are now saying a 24-year-old prisoner who died last week at the Greene Correctional Facility succumbed to an apparent “sudden cardiac arrest.” In an emailed statement, state Department of Cor


New building plan in the works for Halfmoon-Waterford fire station

WATERFORD, N.Y. (NEWS10)- - A new building plan is in the works for the Halfmoon-Waterford Fire District Station 1. A previous plan was voted down back in November. "9 years ago we realized that we needed to start looking at building a new station," explained Fire Commissioner John D'Alessandro. "Th


Stewart’s Shop Closing Troy Store Sunday

Stewart's Shops are more than just convenience stores, they are a way of life for many in the Capital Region. One in the Collar City is closing its doors February 17th. Troy has numerous locations. In fact is has far more than most cities and towns in the Capital Region. Each of these stores enjoys


Families enjoy Books & Breakfast at Troy Boys & Girls Club

TROY, N.Y. — The Capital District Intersectional Feminists hosted a Books & Breakfast event at the Troy Boys & Girls Club, Saturday morning. The free event allowed families to enjoy breakfast, make art and to take home a book to read.


Nixon and victims call for crackdown on sexual harassment in Albany

BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | On Feb.13., the New York State Legislature held its first public hearing on sexual harassment in 27 years. “Some people in office view this as a problem that they would like to go away,” said Cynthia Nixon, the actor and activist who ran for governor last year, spea


Feds: Man arrested in Schenectady raid admits to being in U.S. illegally

ALBANY -- An El Salvadoran man arrested in a December police raid at a Schenectady residence has admitted to being in the U.S. illegally, after having been previously removed from the country multiple times, records show.


Prosecutors seek max for ex-Saratoga deputy convicted of child pornography

ALBANY -- Federal prosecutors are recommending the maximum -- 10 years in prison -- for a former Saratoga County Sheriff's deputy convicted last summer of having child pornography on his home computer.


On this day in The Record: Feb. 18

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 1919. Investigators have few clues to work with as they try to identify an elderly homeless man who dropped dead in Poestenkill sometime this evening. Frank Miller is leading a mule to a livery store when he finds a body lying on the highway a few miles from Barberville. He goes to


Winter continues: More snow expected Sunday night, Monday morning

ALBANY - Another three to six inches of snow is expected to fall Sunday evening into Monday morning, the National Weather Service said Sunday. The service issued a winter weather advisory for the region to go along with the forecast. The advisory runs from 9 p.m. Sunday to 4 p.m. Monday.


Police: Missing Schenectady teen still sought; Two others found safe

SCHENECTADY - A missing Schenectady teen believed to have runaway from home last week remains sought, city police said Monday. Two other teens highlighted by the department on its Facebook page last week have been found unharmed and in good health, police spokesman Sgt. Jeffrey McCutcheon said.


Local college gets donation to fund initiative for women

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Big changes are coming to the College of Saint Rose after the college received a donation on Monday to fund a unique project. The $1.2 million donation will help build the Michelle Cuozzo Borisenok "80 House" on Madison Avenue in Albany.


New Poke Bar Coming To Loudonville

If you are a fan of the Poke Bar that opened in Downtown Albany last year, you are going to love this one too!. Lark Street Poke Bar opened midway through the year in 2018 and many love it. It is in a great location on Lark. I know every time I ever went down Lark, it seemed they were doing well. So


Glens Falls woman faces felony drug counts

TROY -- A Glens Falls woman faces 15 drug charges after an investigation into drug activity in Troy, according to police. Elizabeth O. Henry, 48, was arrested Jan. 24, along with 35-year-old Troy resident Jimmy C. Smith, for allegedly possessing multiple types of narcotics, police records show.


Troy man accused of attempted murder in Albany

A Troy man was sent to the Albany County Jail, accused of attempted murder. Quinton Brown was taken into custody by Albany police. On January 26, Police say Brown fired several shots towards a group of people on Yardboro Avenue.