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30 stage die-in at Crossgates
GUILDERLAND

30 stage die-in at Crossgates

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
About 30 people gathered Saturday near the entrance to Crossgate Mall’s food court in a die-in protest demanding justice for people like Eric Garner, 43, of Staten Island and Michael Brown, 18, of Ferguson, Missouri, black men who were killed by white police officers earlier this year.
 
Woman allegedly attempted to rob Scotia Subway
SCOTIA

Woman allegedly attempted to rob Scotia Subway

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
A 55-year-old Scotia woman is accused of attempting to rob the Subway restaurant at Mohawk Avenue and Sacandaga Road early Friday night.
 
ALBANY

NY law limits probes of unconventional medicine

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
New York law has been changed to prohibit state investigations of doctors for unconventional treatments of diseases, specifically including Lyme disease.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga comprehensive plan panel passes buck

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
Citing increasing dysfunction among their ranks, members of the Comprehensive Plan Committee decided to punt their work to the City Council rather than adopt 53 changes submitted a day before their last meeting Thursday.
 
State grant to fund Saratoga County Airport hangar
SARATOGA COUNTY

State grant to fund Saratoga County Airport hangar

Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014
A $630,000 state grant will be coming to the Saratoga County Airport to build another hangar, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office said this week.
 
Albany man arrested by same trooper twice in 48 hours
MALTA

Albany man arrested by same trooper twice in 48 hours

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
In a span of 48 hours, an Albany man was arrested twice on driving charges in Malta by state police — and by the same trooper.
 
Gloversville man accused of falsely reporting robbery
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man accused of falsely reporting robbery

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
A Gloversville man lied about being robbed at knifepoint in order to get out of going to work, according to city police.
 
INDIAN LAKE

No charges in Indian Lake church incident where man died

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
No charges will be filed in the case of an Indian Lake man who died in June when he was tackled by parishioners after he entered a church during Mass, shouted obscenities and threw objects before advancing on a priest while possessing a .45-caliber handgun.
 
SCOTIA

Man thwarted in Scotia holdup try

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Authorities are searching for the man who tried to hold up a Subway restaurant Friday night before fleeing empty-handed.
 
Grand jury indicts suspect in Schenectady woman's murder
SCHENECTADY

Grand jury indicts suspect in Schenectady woman's murder

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
A Schenectady County grand jury has indicted Jamell Modest, the 46-year-old city man accused of shooting a mother of four last Saturday near the intersection of State and Elder streets.
 
CAPITAL REGION

4 fun things to do in the Capital Region this weekend

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Here are four fun things to get you out and about this weekend:
 
Sheriff: Murdered 5-year-old tossed 'like a piece of trash'
CLARKSVILLE

Sheriff: Murdered 5-year-old tossed 'like a piece of trash'

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
A 19-year-old cousin has been charged in the strangulation death of 5-year-old Kenneth White, the subject of an Amber Alert Thursday after he was reportedly abducted.
 
ALBANY

Cuomo vetoes mute swan bill, says not needed

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that was intended to stop the state from killing swans.
 
Graduation rate drop not unexpected in Schenectady
CAPITAL REGION

Graduation rate drop not unexpected in Schenectady

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
The Schenectady City School District’s graduation rate dropped significantly in 2014, but district Superintendent Laurence Spring said the numbers were to be expected considering the circumstances.
 
 

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