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Arrests Made After People Climbed An Albany Landmark
But why would grown adults even want to do this?!
According to News 10 abc, four people were arrested for climbing to the top of a Capital Region landmark.  Two of the four people were charged with criminal trespassing, while two others decided to spray paint some graffiti...
Capital Region Uber Driver Reportedly Stole Passenger Credit Card
I guess that could make an Uber ride a whole lot more expensive!
According to News 10 abc, a Capital Region Uber driver is being charged with stealing a passenger’s credit card. The driver, Donald Smith Jr., reportedly took a credit card out of a purse that had been left in his U…
Infamous Schenectady Baby Killer Soon To Be Free
A Schenectady woman convicted 30 years ago of killing her infant daughter and long suspected in the deaths of her other children, has been granted parole and could be back in the area soon, living with her husband in Duanseburg.
Is It Illegal To Take A Nap While Black?
A black Yale University graduate student was interrogated by campus police officers early Tuesday after a white student found her sleeping in a common room of their dorm and called police.
Man shot in arm on Schenectady’s Union Street
Scary Shooting near Union College right in our backyard: Luckily he didn’t die from this. It’s really sad that people don’t have anything better to do than pull a gun on someone when an argument starts what happened to handling it like men not savages.…
Troy Man In Court Over Alleged Teen Attacks
A Troy Man, Joseph Badger, of Sixth Avenue was accused of two accounts of harassing teenage girls. He pleaded not guilty Sept. 15 to all charges, he is due in court today. According to Times Union here is what he is accused of:
In the first, the victim, a 16-year-old girl, said he tried to get her in…
Bubble Gum Bandit Allegedly Stole 3k In Gun From Colonie Store
In today's #BLANKSTARENEWS. A man stole more than $3,000 worth of chewing gum and other items from the Market Bistro at 873 Loudon Road. The man struck twice stealing from the store on March 3 and March 10. During the first theft, police said the man left with $1,356 worth of gum...
FBI Releases Photos of Suspects in Boston Bombing
Late Thursday afternoon (4/18) the FBI held a press conference regarding the bombings at the Boston Marathon which occurred in Boston on Monday. Here is the latest information that the FBI released to the media regarding this act of terror.
Boston Bombing Updates – Unclear if Suspect Arrested
UPDATE: 3:56:
This will be the last update of this article this afternoon. There is a press conference with the FBI at 5P, after which we'll publish a new article recapping the details. What we do know as fact is that the FBI and has made "significant progress" in this investigation.
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Two Suspicious Deaths Being Investigated in Rotterdam
UPDATE at 7:30 PM: There are reports that a mother and daughter have been found strangled in the home. The initial call was to the fire department for a structure fire which was quickly put out when they arrived. It was then that the bodies were discovered...
Summary of New York State Police Statement on Herkimer Shooting
New York State police held a press conference earlier today (3/14) regarding the death of a shooting suspect in Herkimer. The suspect had shot six and killed four on 3/13 at two different locations. Police had him cornered overnight and opened fire on him when he shot and killed an FBI K9 Officer.
Two Teens Arrested In Troy Stabbing Case
A horrible tragedy happened in Troy on Monday where a 21 year old Albany man was stabbed to death. 21 year old Takim Smith was visiting a woman at the Corliss Park Apartment Building when two teens allegedly made their way into the apartment and stabbed him multiple times.
Arrest Made in Albany Railroad Puppy Abuse Case
A few months ago we told you the horrible story about how someone nailed some sweet little puppies to the railroad tracks. Today we are really glad to be able to report that the person responsible is now in jail.

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