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Mass Murder Suspect On The Run
A man who is the suspect in a murder that took place last night in Wendell, Ma which is 2 hours and 20 minutes away. The suspect is said to have fled from the area westward bound and shot at another person and 1 hour and 10 minutes away from the Capital Disctrict...
Guilderland Man Arrested In UAlbany Dorm Rape
According to Times Union, a Guilderland man has been charged with raping a University at Albany student while she was sleeping in her campus residence, according to information University Police provided in emails to all faculty, staff and students...
Release Date For ‘The Place Beyond The Pines’
Women of the Capital Region were in all out stalk-mode when word spread that Ryan Gosling and former “Sexiest Man Alive”, Bradley Cooper were filming a movie in the Schenectady area. “The Place Beyond The Pines”, also starring Eva Mendes and Ra…
Albany Area Businesses Hiring For Seasonal Employment
Looking for a part-time job? The holiday season is almost here and local retail stores are looking for your help. Holiday help is needed more than ever now as the economy slowly starts to recover. More shoppers means more jobs for the holidays.
Local Teen Accused Of Filming Women Changing In Locker Room
A 15 year old pervert has been accused of filming women in a locker room at the Saratoga Golf & Polo Club on Church St. in Saratoga Springs. According to the Times Union, the phone had been recording for about an hour before it was discovered.
New Punishment For Repeat DWI Offenders in New York State
You would think the possibility of hefty fines, jail time, killing somebody or yourself would be enough to deter drunk drivers. Unfortunately, it still happens. That’s why Governor Cuomo is implementing new punishments for repeat DWI offenders and Drugged Drivers. The penalties could…
New Albany Parking Plan Coming Soon
Ch-Ch-Changes are finally coming to downtown Albany parking. Local residents in the downtown area will soon be able to breathe a sigh of relief as parking at home will become less of a headache.
Savannah’s Dublin Underground Closing On Monday
The Albany Cabaret Law continues to hurt local business. You can add Savannah’s Dublin Underground to the list of bars closing their doors. The news broke via DJ Nick Papa Giorgio’s facebook page. Nick is the resident DJ at Savannah’s.
Hot 99.1 At Trader Joe’s Grand Opening On Wolf Road
The Capital Region's newest grocer, Trader Joe's, opened it's doors this morning on Wolf Road in Colonie.  The store opened for business at 8am and will be open until 9am this evening.  Parking is tight as there are only 80-90 total parking spots.
Olympian From Albany Area Competes In Judo
Congrats to the Capital Region’s Nick Delpopolo, who finished in seventh place in judo at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Nick is a 23 year old Burnt Hills grad who lives in Amsterdam.
Weather For Alive @ Five Tonight
Today’s forecast is very similar to yesterday.  Our local weather forecast is predicting isolated rain and thunderstorms but the first Alive @ Five of 2012 will not take place at the new rain location.
Who Is The Hottest Female TV Personality In Albany? [POLL]
We're very lucky to have so many local news options here in the Capital Region.  WNYT, WRGB, WTEN, WXXA and YNN all keep us up to date with local and national stories daily.  They also have some pretty stunning staff members!  These ladies are smart AND beautiful.  But …
Albany Area Traffic Hot Spots This Week Because Of Road Work
Traffic may continue to be an issue in the Albany area this week with road work happening throughout the region. You might want to plan on leaving early when traveling through potential traffic spots. The good news is you’ll get to spend more time with your favorite station, HOT 99.1…
Local Man Caught Driving 170 MPH
Will Ferrell’s character Ricky Bobby said it best in the movie Talladega Nights – “I wanna go fast!” It seems Nikkolaus McCarthy from Charlton has a lot in common with Ricky. Dude was caught riding his motorcycle at face-peeling speeds of 170 MPH.
Fake Marijuana To Become Illegal
What’s the difference between marijuana and “synthetic marijuana”? A lot. The real stuff makes you hungry and giggle. The synthetic stuff makes you hallucinate, bug out and convulse. That’s why the state is looking to criminalize the purcha…