Town Of Colonie Computer Systems Hacked
I haven’t heard of a hacker asking for a ransom in a hot minute. 
The town of Colonie experienced a cyber-attack yesterday where a Hacker demanded a ransom to get their systems back up and running.  The attack was done Wednesday evening, but what’s even more …
Proud Marine Mom Honors August Hometown Hero
Penny Bartlett from Colonie is the proud Marine Mom of 26-year-old Ian and she wrote to us hoping we'd honor him as August's Hometown Hero.  Mom also told us that her son may be slightly uncomfortable with the 'fanfare' that comes along with it and decided to spend a fe…
Madison's Reaction During Hometown Idol Visit
Tuesday our American Idol, Madison Vandenburg, came home to an amazing celebration as she is one of the final three to win the show. There was a pep rally at her high school and she put on a free concert at the Crossings. Her reaction to it all was priceless.
Why Is There No Exit 3 on the Northway?
I know you noticed it, it's Capital Region lore at this point. You're driving on the Northway passing Exit 5...Exit 4...and all of a sudden you're at Exit 2. You knew it didn't exist but have you ever wondered why we have no Exit 3?
Who Stole The Sign?
As the current Presidential Election gets stranger and stranger. A Donald Trump supporter right here in the Capital Region is serious about protecting his TRUMP 2016 sign. Someone keeps stealing his sign and this time he built a barbed wire fence, complete with concrete and lights, to protect his si…
Bubble Gum Bandit
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...
Grenade Found At Albany Area Goodwill Store
Colonie police responded to the Central Avenue Goodwill Store Saturday afternoon after a pair of grenades were reportedly found in the store.
If you were around the area of Central Avenue and Fuller Road in Colonie on Saturday afternoon, at about 1:30 p.m., you may have seen some police cars and seve…
Texas Roadhouse Coming To Albany Area
Get ready for a new restaurant chain with food so good you’ll smack ya momma!  Texas Roadhouse is set to open its first Capital Region location on August 1st.  The steak and ribs chain will set up shop at 105 Wolf Road.