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ALBANY

Awesome DiFranco calmer, still inspired at Egg

Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015
Now older and more family-centered, Ani DiFranco has calmed down slightly. Friday night, the sold-out crowd at The Egg’s Hart Theater probably wanted her wilder, but even at her tamest, she is still wild, and her show, the opening performance of her tour, was awesome.
 
COLONIE

TSA: 3 handguns found in carry-on baggage in Albany airport in 2014

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Officers with the Transportation Security Administration found three guns in carry-on baggage at the Albany International Airport checkpoint in 2014, the administration said in a release Friday.
 
ALBANY

St. Peter's Health reviews mobile device security after cellphone theft

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
St. Peter’s Health Partners is reviewing encryption controls on all mobile devices it issues to employees after a cellphone was stolen from a high-ranking employee at its multi-specialty physician group, according to a notice issued Friday.
 
COLONIE

Times Union rolls out digital bundle for subscribers

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
The Times Union has begun charging for some of its online content with the launch of a digital package called timesunionPLUS.
 
COLONIE

Troy man killed in Colonie crash

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
A Troy man was killed when a dump truck collided with his car Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Menands and Schuyler roads.
 
ALBANY

Albany man admits to lottery fraud

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
A 30-year-old Albany man pleaded guilty this week to three counts of mail fraud after authorities say he targeted elderly victims in a lottery fraud scheme.
 
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland Marine veteran died of natural causes

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
Police say a former Marine found dead the same day The Associated Press featured the combat veteran in a story highlighting his struggles with post-traumatic stress died of natural causes.
 
ALBANY

Albany Law School names new dean

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
A 1994 Albany Law School graduate has been named the school’s 18th dean in its 163-year history.
 
ALBANY

Father of dead UAlbany student files notice of claim

Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015
University at Albany administrators failed to rein in an underground fraternity known among students as Zeta Beta Tau before an off-campus pledging event led to the death of sophomore Trevor Duffy, according to a notice of claim filed by his father last month.
 
ALBANY

TU Center tops $1M in net profit

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
The Times Union Center nearly doubled its net operating profit last year to more than $1 million.
 
Berne murder victim's siblings will stay in foster care
ALBANY

Berne murder victim's siblings will stay in foster care

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
The two youngest siblings of Kenneth White, the 5-year-old boy allegedly killed by his cousin in the town of Berne, will remain in foster care after a hearing in Albany County Family Court.
 
Protesters arrested at entrance to Cuomo speech
ALBANY

Protesters arrested at entrance to Cuomo speech

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015
State troopers have arrested 22 protesters who sat and linked arms at the entrance to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's annual budget address at Empire State Plaza in Albany.
 
Volunteers gather immigrants' stories in their own words
CAPITAL REGION

Volunteers gather immigrants' stories in their own words

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
When Rafi Topalian immigrated to America from Turkey at age 12, he saw the United States through the eyes of a child.
 
Halfmoon, Colonie lead area in home construction
CAPITAL REGION

Halfmoon, Colonie lead area in home construction

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
Sluggish. Fizzling. Subdued. Pick an unenthusiastic adjective, and real estate agents have likely used it to describe the U.S. housing market in the last year.
 
Writing songs that right wrongs
ALBANY

Writing songs that right wrongs

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015
Simple songs or chants can often serve as a uniting force to provoke social change.
 
 

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