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Target, Walmart, importer sued over lead in toy jewelry
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two of the nation’s largest retailers and a third company are named in a New York lawsuit claiming the companies imported and sold children’s toys with lead levels up to 10 times higher than federal limits.
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said in the lawsuit ...
Momentum builds in Albany for congestion tolls in NYC
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Long considered a tough sell in Albany, the idea of imposing tolls on drivers entering the busiest parts of Manhattan is gaining momentum among New York lawmakers, increasing the chances that some kind of congestion tolling will pass in the legislative session that begins ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police have identified the man who was killed in a shooting in Albany earlier this week.
Albany police say 28-year-old Dalon Blunt was shot Monday around 8 p.m. The Albany man was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. A 19-year-old man also hit by gunfire ...
Family of limo crash victim to sue New York agencies
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The family of one of 20 people killed in a limousine crash claims in a legal filing against New York state that the intersection where the accident occurred was unsafe.
The claim notice was filed Monday by an attorney representing the family of
Trans World Entertainment: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ Trans World Entertainment Corp. (TWMC) on Wednesday reported a loss of $14.1 million in its fiscal third quarter.
The Albany, New York-based company said it had a loss of 39 cents per share.
The specialty retailer posted revenue of $92 million in the ...
NY lawmakers return to Albany to get ready for 2019
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the New York state Assembly are getting an early start to 2019.
Members of the Assembly’s Democratic majority will gather Wednesday for the first of a few days of meetings. Senate Democrats are also meeting this week to prepare for 2019, when they will have ...
Albany Airport gets new low-cost flights to Florida
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new low-cost airline is starting service from Albany International Airport to three Florida destinations this week.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air launches its first flight from Albany on Wednesday. The ultra-low fare carrier will serve St. Petersburg-Clearwater on ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A 28-year-old man has been killed and teenager has been injured in a shooting in Albany.
Police tell the Times Union of Albany the shooting happened just ...
NY lawmakers to study mental health help in juvenile justice
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two committees of New York state lawmakers are examining the level of mental health services provided in the state’s juvenile justice system.
The Assembly’s Committee on Children and Families and the Committee on Mental Health are scheduled to hold a public hearing on ...
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Clark, Albany beat Monmouth 82-63, snap 4-game skid
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Ahmad Clark scored Albany’s first eight points and finished with 29 to help the Great Danes overcome a 13-point deficit and beat Monmouth 82-63 on Saturday night.
Clark made 4 of 6 from 3-point range and 11 of 12 free throws. Antonio Rizzuto, a freshman playing in his ...
Capitol Watch: Pay raise, Cuomo tapped for NGA post
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, good-government groups are cheering new restrictions on how much money lawmakers can make from outside jobs.
Meanwhile, the Assembly returns to Albany to get ready for the 2019 session and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has a new role in ...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers are taking a look at the challenges facing public libraries and the changing role they play in our communities in the 21st century.
The state Assembly’s Committee on Libraries and Education Technology is scheduled to meet Friday in ...
- The SunFinau Grabs Share of the LeadDecember 2, 2018
- Dixon TelegraphLee, Ogle and Whiteside County property transfers: Nov. 24, 2018November 24, 2018
- Rome News-TribuneLarge voter turnout seen in Dougherty County todayNovember 6, 2018
College athlete who stopped breakaway Amtrak cars honored
TROY, N.Y. (AP) — A quick-thinking college athlete has been honored for stopping an Amtrak train that had two passenger cars detach after leaving an Albany-area station last month.
Troy Mayor Patrick Madden visited Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute on Thursday to thank freshman Reuben ...
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Man admits guilt in crash that killed 23-year-old woman
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The driver in a fatal motorcycle crash on an upstate New York road has accepted responsibility for the death of a 23-year-old passenger and pleaded guilty to manslaughter.
During his court appearance in Albany Wednesday, Alex Hamilton said he cannot remember the ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who claims hidden-camera footage of her in a hotel shower was posted on a dozen pornographic web sites by someone who tried to extort her filed a $100 million lawsuit.
The Chicago resident, identified only as Jane Doe in the lawsuit, alleges the nude video was ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo will deliver his third inaugural address on New Year’s Day on Ellis Island, a site that he said reflects the core values of the nation and state.
“It will serve as a fitting location to launch a new term fighting for New Yorkers and for the ...
Should you need to pass a social media check to get a gun?
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Should hateful tweets keep you from getting a gun?
That’s a question many have asked after suspects in several horrific mass shootings were found only later to have left social media hints of violence that went unheeded for years. Now a New York lawmaker has introduced ...
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — Police in upstate New York say a woman stole from patrons and players attending an event promoting athletics for people with physical or developmental disabilities.
Officials in the town of Colonie (kah-luh-NEE’) say five people reported they were missing cash from ...
DNA used to identify remains of sailor killed in WWII
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon woman plans to bury next spring the remains of her brother, who died during World War II and was identified through DNA.
Rosella Workinger says she was notified three years ago that the U.S. Department of Defense was matching DNA records of bones buried in ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Final goodbyes are being said for a New York state trooper killed in a traffic accident on his way to work.
Calling hours for 36-year-old Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand will be held Sunday afternoon at Mayfield Junior-Senior High School near the southern edge of the ...
- BusinessWireAlbany International Announces New Senior Vice President of Global Customers and MarketingDecember 12, 2018
- Globe NewswireResearch Report Identifies Plug Power, Continental Resources, Pinnacle West Capital, 3D, Albany International, and Genesee & Wyoming with Renewed Outlook — Fundamental Analysis, Calculating Forward MovementNovember 5, 2018
- Globe NewswireCDPHP Partners with Ciccotti Center to Offer Members Exclusive, New Fitness BenefitNovember 2, 2018
- BusinessWireEmpire BlueCross Medicare Advantage Plan Achieves 4-Star RatingOctober 23, 2018
NY lawmakers to hold hearing on legalizing marijuana
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Members of the New York state Assembly are heading to Long Island for a public hearing on proposals to legalize marijuana for recreational use by adults.
Monday’s 10:30 a.m. hearing at Babylon Town Hall is intended to gather input on legalization and how it has worked ...
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BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Brendan Barry made seven 3-pointers and scored 25 points and Dartmouth beat Albany 91-77 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic on Friday.
Barry was 7-of-11 shooting behind the arc in finishing a point and a 3-pointer shy of his career highs. James ...
State pays $1.25M for death of 15-year-old foster child
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The state of Oregon has agreed to pay $1.25 million to the family of a teen who died under the watch of child welfare workers.
Terms of the settlement became public this week after attorneys filed settlement documents in Multnomah County Circuit Court, The ...
Remains of NY soldier killed in 1950 returned for burial
SARATOGA, N.Y. (AP) — The remains of a New York soldier killed during the Korean War 68 years ago have been returned for burial in his upstate New York hometown.
The family of Army Pfc. John Martin met the Delta flight carrying the casket with his remains as it arrived late Friday morning ...
Man pleads not guilty in slaying of 17-year-old boy
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York man has been arraigned on murder charges in the shooting death of a teenager whose family fled their war-torn African homeland for a better life in the U.S.
Clark leads 2nd-half charge in LIU Brooklyn’s win in Belfast
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Raiquan Clark scored 27 points, including 20 in the second half, as LIU Brooklyn beat Albany 80-77 in the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic on Thursday.
The Blackbirds (4-3) will take on Marist in the Samson Bracket championship game Friday, while ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In a story Nov. 28 story about a new effort to approve congestion tolling for Manhattan, The Associated Press erroneously reported the gender of Alex Matthiessen, a spokesman for the Fix Our Transit coalition. Matthiessen is male, not female.
A corrected version of the ...
Calling hours, funeral set for state trooper killed in crash
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Calling hours and funeral services have been finalized for a New York state trooper killed in an on-duty crash this week.
State police officials say Wednesday that calling ours for Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand will be held Sunday afternoon at Mayfield Junior-Senior High ...
4 dead, 4 injured in south Georgia mobile home fire
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Four people have died and four others were injured in a mobile home fire in south Georgia.
WALB-TV reports that the victims in the Monday evening fire included a 68-year-old woman and three children, ages 1, 2 and 6.
Trooper dies from injuries suffered in crash at station
FULTONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — A veteran state trooper arriving for work was killed Tuesday in a chain-reaction crash outside a trooper station in the Mohawk Valley, New York State Police officials.
State Police Superintendent George P. Beach II said Trooper Jeremy VanNostrand’s private vehicle ...
Annual Convoy For Tots hauls in 28K new toys for NY kids
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — An annual toy collection drive spearheaded by an upstate New York law enforcement agency has hauled in more than 28,000 holiday gifts for Albany-area children.
A procession of more than 170 police, fire and emergency services vehicles along with private ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state has opened another of its welcome centers located along major interstate highways.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announced the grand opening of the Capital Region Welcome Center. The Democrat says the new facility located along the Thruway in Greene County ...
NY lawmakers to review spending on agricultural programs
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York lawmakers are taking a close look at state spending on agricultural programs.
The state Assembly’s agriculture committee is undertaking the review as the Legislature prepares to return to Albany in January to begin work on the next year’s ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State lawmakers in New York are taking a look at what the state can do to lessen the burden of student loan debt.
The Assembly’s committees on banks and consumer affairs and protection are scheduled to hold a public hearing Tuesday in Albany to look at student borrowing ...
Stewart-Cousins to be first female leader of NY state Senate
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York state Senate will be led by a woman for the first time in the state’s history after Democrats formally chose veteran lawmaker Andrea Stewart-Cousins as their leader Monday.
Stewart-Cousins has led the Senate’s Democratic minority since 2012 and is now ...
Capitol Watch: Pot heats up, Cuomo pondering Iowa?
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, talk of legalizing recreational marijuana is heating up ahead of the 2019 session.
Meanwhile, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dismissed a report that he has contacted Iowa Democrats about a potential run for president. Cuomo says he ...
Man charged with killing teenage African immigrant
COHOES, N.Y. (AP) — The mother of an immigrant African teenager found slain along an Albany-area bicycle path last week says her family fled their war-torn homeland for the United States because it offered security and safety.
Police said Johni Dunia, 17, was found shot to death Nov. 16 on ...
Salt stress: Road salt prices higher as winter looms
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Budget-busting road salt prices are leaving municipal officials in the Snow Belt hoping for a mild winter.
Salt supplies are tight on the heels of a harsh winter last year that depleted reserves, leaving many localities in the Northeast and Great Lakes to pay prices ...
Wegmans chain, 5 affiliated liquor stores fined $1M-plus
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Wegmans Food Markets and five liquor stores affiliated with the Rochester-based company have been fined a total of more than $1 million by the New York State Liquor Authority.
The SLA says Wegmans was fined $750,000 for “availing their license to five affiliated ...
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City-bound Amtrak train became disabled on the night before Thanksgiving, one of the busiest travel days of the year, when two of its cars separated. There were no reports of injuries.
Train 68, called the Adirondack, was heading from Montreal, when the train ...
Mother, son sentenced for stealing $1M-plus from trade group
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A mother and son who admitted to stealing more than $1 million from a New York state trade group have been sentenced to prison time and ordered to repay the funds they pilfered.
Albany County prosecutors say 53-year-old Randi Smith, of Amsterdam, and 23-year-old Dakota ...
Holy Cross blows big lead before winning in overtime
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob Grandison scored 17 points and Jehyve Floyd scored seven in overtime as Holy Cross recovered from blowing a 17-point second-half lead to beat Albany 69-65 on Tuesday night.
Caleb Green, who had 12 points for the Crusaders (4-2), opened the overtime with a basket ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Scores of mayors from across New York state have proposed a new initiative that they say will help them address the issues they’ll face in 2019.
The New York State Conference of Mayors gathered in Albany Monday, bringing together more than 80 city and village officials, ...