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Officer kills armed 18-year-old near Ferguson

Officer kills armed 18-year-old near Ferguson

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
The mayor of the St. Louis suburb of Berkeley called for calm Wednesday after a white police officer killed a black 18-year-old who police said pointed a gun at him. The shooting reignited tensions that have lingered since the death of Michael Brown in neighboring Ferguson.
 
You don't have to be a kid to love 'Elf: the Musical'
SCHENECTADY

You don't have to be a kid to love 'Elf: the Musical'

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
The colorful shenanigans of “Elf: the Musical,” are now tearing it up at Proctors.
 
Track Santa Claus' Christmas Eve journey

Track Santa Claus' Christmas Eve journey

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
Santa Claus is making his yearly journey around the world to deliver Christmas presents to every child, and you can track his progress with a few fun tools online.
 

Chugging eggnog sends Utah man to hospital

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
A Utah man says he's fully recovered after he was hospitalized for chugging a quart of eggnog so quickly that he inhaled some of creamy holiday beverage into his lungs.
 
NY fights invasive insect in Albany area
ALBANY

NY fights invasive insect in Albany area

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
New York state environmental officials have taken additional steps to fight an invasive insect that threatens the state's ash trees.
 
Key developments in case of 2 slain NYPD officers
NEW YORK

Key developments in case of 2 slain NYPD officers

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
New York police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were ambushed Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley. Some key developments after the weekend shooting in New York.
 

10 things to know for Wednesday

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today.
 

Ex-President George H.W. Bush taken to hospital

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
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HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush has been taken to a Houston hospital after experiencing a shortness of breath.
 
Tips can help master the art of last-minute shopping
CAPITAL REGION

Tips can help master the art of last-minute shopping

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
Today is Christmas Eve, but for all of you who still have shopping to do, just breathe and relax.
 
Man accused of rape of child, 14
JOHNSTOWN

Man accused of rape of child, 14

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
A Connecticut man has been indicted on rape and other charges for his alleged involvement with a Gloversville 14-year-old.
 
Albany meals program gets new wheels
GLENVILLE

Albany meals program gets new wheels

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
Nick Bonarrigo took one look at Senior Services of Albany’s fleet of cars and knew he had to do something to help.
 
Murdered Berne boy’s sisters to stay in foster care
ALBANY

Murdered Berne boy’s sisters to stay in foster care

Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014
Two surviving sisters of Kenneth White, the 5-year-old boy allegedly killed by his cousin in the town of Berne, will remain in foster care, an Albany County Family Court judge ruled Tuesday.
 
Schenectady officials, STS Steel eye exit strategy
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady officials, STS Steel eye exit strategy

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
Assemblyman Phil Steck is looking to help move STS Steel off the old Alco site now that development is gearing up to include one of the state’s first commercial casinos.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Norfolk Southern buys D&H track

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
Under the proposed deal, Norfolk Southern would buy 282 miles of Delaware & Hudson Railway track between Schenectady and Sunbury, Pennsylvania, for $217 million.
 
Amsterdam woman charged after drug raid
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam woman charged after drug raid

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014
An Amsterdam woman is accused of selling crack cocaine out of her Lark Street apartment.
 
 

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