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COLONIE

Colonie pedestrian killed in hit and run

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
A pedestrian was killed Friday afternoon in a hit-and-run accident in Colonie.
 
Coughlin is Siena’s 11th president
LOUDONVILLE

Coughlin is Siena’s 11th president

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014
The Siena College board of trustees has appointed F. Edward Coughlin the 11th president of Siena College.
 

Police probe UAlbany sophomore's alcohol death

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014
While four other students were treated and released following a house party on Sunday, Trevor Duffy died Monday, leaving Albany police to piece together how he became so intoxicated and whether hazing played a role in his death.
 
ALBANY

Cops: UAlbany student dies after drinking at party

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
Police in Albany say a 19-year-old New York City man has died a day after he and four other young men were hospitalized for excessive alcohol consumption.
 
In Albany, a day to celebrate the bottle
ALBANY

In Albany, a day to celebrate the bottle

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014
Bryan Matheny had one thing on his mind Sunday: antique soda bottles that were made in Albany.
 
ALBANY

Unsettled market spurs speculation NY could go slow on casinos

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014
After New York voters approved four upstate casinos last November, four Atlantic City casinos have closed, gambling profits plunged from Connecticut to Mississippi, and new casinos opened or were greenlighted in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts.
 
'Ghetto Chopper' reference sparks online controversy
CAPITAL REGION

'Ghetto Chopper' reference sparks online controversy

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
Ghetto Chopper is a term that's long circulated in casual conversation, a tasteless reference to Price Chopper stores in the region's more urban locations like Delaware Avenue in Albany and Eastern Parkway in Schenectady.
 
ALBANY

Albany, Amsterdam, Saratoga, Schenectady, Troy to help homeless veterans

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

Officials in five Capital Region cities are banding together in an effort to end homelessness among veterans.
 
Mother of Schenectady arson victims denied bail

Mother of Schenectady arson victims denied bail

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014
The mother of three children killed and one severely injured in a Schenectady arson fire last year was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a federal perjury count related to that arson.
 
Schenectady family donates Christmas tree for Empire State Plaza
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady family donates Christmas tree for Empire State Plaza

Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014

A Schenectady family donated a blue spruce tree to the state Wednesday morning to be decorated and featured at the Empire State Plaza for the holiday season.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region all in to end veteran homelessness

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014
Officials in five Capital Region cities are banding together in an effort to end veteran homelessness.
 
ALBANY

Man dies after driving into Hudson River

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

An elderly man died Monday after driving his car into the Hudson River.
 
ALBANY

Albany police investigating overnight drive-by shooting

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
Albany police are investigating a reported drive-by shooting early this morning that left one person wounded.
 
Catholic, Muslim, Jewish leaders preach understanding
ALBANY

Catholic, Muslim, Jewish leaders preach understanding

Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
There were speeches Friday at the gathering at the Islamic Center of the Capital District, and prayers, and informal conversation. There were pleas and vows for tolerance and greater understanding between people of all faiths.
 
ALBANY

Football player accused of UAlbany threat

Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
A University at Albany football player is charged with threatening to blow up the school, the second time in less than a month a Capital Region student has been accused of using the social media app Yik Yak to make such a threat.
 
 

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