McCoy with 18 points leads Boston past Albany 71-61
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Javante McCoy scored 18 points and Boston University beat Albany 71-61 on Wednesday night.
McCoy was 7 of 12 from the field including four from distance for the Terriers (3-1). Tyler Scanlon added 11 points, five rebounds and five assists and Max Mahoney had 11 points ...
Albany Council must re-vote after certain steps skipped
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — The Albany City Council must again take up an ordinance aimed at easing restrictions on accessory dwelling units after a vote last week was found to be invalid.
The Council passed the measure Nov. 7 on a 4-2 vote. Mayor Sharon Konopa vetoed it.
The Democrat Herald ...
Oregon man tries to trade cannabis for a car, lands in jail
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Marijuana is legal in Oregon, but you can’t barter it for a car.
Police in Albany, Oregon, said Tuesday a car dealer posted a Mazda SUV for sale on an online marketplace on Friday. A man contacted the dealer and offered to trade cannabis for the car.
Episcopal bishop confirms support for gay marriages
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An Episcopal bishop in central New York says her diocese will continue to support same-sex marriages despite her counterpart in Albany issuing a pastoral directive against it.
The Rev. DeDe Duncan-Probe
New York state holiday trees to be cut down this week
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two donated blue spruce trees are being cut down this week and transported to the Capitol and Empire State Plaza in Albany to become New York state’s holiday trees.
On Tuesday morning, a 35-foot spruce donated by the Pfeifer family will be cut down in Latham. A tree ...
Episcopal bishop says he is banning gay unions on his turf
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — An Episcopal bishop in upstate New York says the church has been “hijacked by the ‘Gay Rights Agenda’” in a directive barring same-sex marriages in his diocese.
The pastoral directive from The Rev. William Love, who is based in Albany, New York, highlights lingering ...
The Latest: Top Episcopal responds to same-sex marriage ban
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on an Episcopal bishop in Albany, New York, banning same-sex marriages in his diocese (all times local):
The head of the Episcopal Church says he will soon decide what to do about an upstate New York bishop barring same-sex marriages in his ...
Capitol Watch: Lawmakers to review voting problems
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state political news, lawmakers plan to take a closer look at the problems reported on Election Day with an eye toward improving the voter experience.
Meanwhile, supporters of a bill intended to make it easier for molestation victims to get justice are ...
Police, hospital officials investigate emergency room death
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Police and hospital officials are investigating the death of a patient who was being restrained in an upstate New York emergency room.
Dr. Dennis McKenna, medical director at Albany Medical Center, told reporters at a news conference Friday evening that the 45-year-old ...
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Clackamas 24, West Salem 14
Jesuit 45, Reynolds 7
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Liberty 51, Sunset 44
Sheldon 44, Sherwood 28
Tigard 45, Barlow 20
Agee’s late FTs help Iona turn aside Albany 72-68 in opener
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Tajuan Agee scored 10 points, but his pair of free throws with five seconds remaining pushed Iona to a 72-68 win over Albany in the season opener for both teams Friday night.
E.J. Crawford scored 14 points to lead the Gaels, who trailed by as many as 15 in the ...
Troopers make arrest 3 after wrong-way driver chase
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State police have captured a woman suspected of fleeing a traffic stop near Albany and driving the wrong way on a highway while eluding troopers.
Police say troopers stopped a vehicle near Thruway Exit 23 around 4:45 a.m. Friday. As troopers arrested a 34-year-old ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Universal health care, marijuana legalization and early voting. Stronger gun control laws, protections for abortion rights and higher taxes on millionaires.
Democrats say those are just a few of their priorities after seizing control of the state Senate from Republicans. ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Democrat Andrew Cuomo easily defeated Republican challenger Marc Molinaro on Tuesday to win a third term and an opportunity to create a legacy as one of New York’s longest-serving and most dominant governors.
Cuomo had sought to portray his opponent, the county executive of ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some of the hottest congressional races in the country will be decided in New York on Tuesday, including one featuring an indicted incumbent, while voters also decide whether Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo deserves a third term.
Turnout is expected to be high with voters ...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Kani Kane scored on a 4-yard run with 18 seconds left and Delaware avoided an upset with a 21-16 victory over Albany on Saturday night.
The Blue Hens (7-2, 5-1 Colonial Athletic Association), ranked 16th in the FCS coaches poll, won their fifth straight game, their ...
Candidates for NY governor spar in debate without Cuomo
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo didn’t show, but his four challengers swapped ideas and joined together to criticize the incumbent in a largely amiable debate Thursday night in Albany.
And while the Democratic incumbent may not have been present — unless you count a man in a ...
Chief admits to filing fake police training documents
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Four upstate New York police officials accused of submitting false police training documents have pleaded guilty.
The Times Union reports village of ...
‘Blue wave’ threatens GOP’s last bastion in NY politics
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Marijuana legalization. Protections for abortion rights. Making it easier for child molestation victims to sue their abusers.
Those are just some of the long-debated liberal priorities that stand to gain new steam in New York state if Democrats prevail in next week’s ...
Police: Oregon teen plotted to drug, kill his parents
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old Oregon boy planned to kill his parents by setting fire to their Albany home after drugging them with sleeping pills supplied by a 13-year-old friend.
NY State Police ask for help in solving 2000 homicide
GREENPORT, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police are asking the public for help in solving the death of a 43-year-old Hudson Valley woman nearly two decades ago.
Two duck hunters discovered the body of Jacqueline McCalop on Sept. 30, 2000 near a boat launch. The Times Union
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) _ Albany International Corp. (AIN) on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $28.2 million.
On a per-share basis, the Rochester, New Hampshire-based company said it had profit of 87 cents. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to 85 cents per ...
ORONO, Maine (AP) — Chris Ferguson threw for one touchdown and ran for another and Maine took an early lead and held it, defeating Albany 28-9 on Saturday.
Ferguson was 21-of-30 passing for 244 yards for the Black Bears (5-3, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Association). Ramon Jefferson ran for 93 ...
ALBANY, Ore. (AP) — Hailey Cotton’s unstable living situation led the teen to couch-surf through much of her high school years.
So when it came time to furnish a dorm room at Western Oregon University, the 18-year-old didn’t even have her own pillow, let alone towels, a laptop, desk lamp, ...
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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Actor Stephen Lang, whose dozens of film roles include the villain in James Cameron’s “Avatar,” will receive an award from a New York historic preservation group.
The 66-year-old New York native will receive the 2018 Empire State Archives and History Award from the New ...
Molinaro looks to buck blue wave, topple Cuomo in NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Marc Molinaro did not want to run for governor. At least not at first.
“It’s just not the right time,” he wrote in an email to supporters in January announcing he would stay out of the race.
The 42-year-old moderate Republican cited his family and his current ...
30 charged in upstate drug ring operating out of Albany
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say more than two dozen people have been arrested in connection with the takedown of a major drug ring in eastern New York.
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announces Tuesday that 30 people have been charged in 205-count indictment ...
NY lawmakers to review school health, P.E. programs
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state lawmakers want to review the current state of physical education, mental health and health instruction in the state’s schools.
The Assembly’s Education Committee has scheduled a public hearing Tuesday in Albany to review the current programs in place ...
Towson beats Albany 56-28 remains unbeaten in Colonial
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Tom Flacco threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more as Towson took an early lead and held it, beating Albany 56-28 on Saturday.
Flacco was 23 of 36 for 306 yards for the Tigers (6-1, 4-0 Colonial Athletic Association). He also ran for 80 yards. Shane Leatherbury ...
Bar shut down after inspection finds 135 underage drinkers
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State Liquor Authority has shut down a bar popular with Albany college students after finding the tavern was more than twice over its capacity and most of its 150 patrons were underage.
The agency says investigators and Albany police officers conducting a compliance ...
Toronto-to-Boston flight diverted to Albany, lands safely
COLONIE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian regional airline flight from Toronto to Boston has landed safely in Albany after reporting an air pressure problem in the cabin.
The Federal Aviation Administration says Sky Regional Flight 7672 touched down around 1:35 p.m. Saturday at ...
Capitol Watch: Local prosecutors sue over misconduct panel
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York state government news, district attorneys are challenging a new law creating a commission on prosecutorial misconduct.
The law was passed earlier this year to give the public a new way of stopping prosecutors who abuse their power. But the District ...
State marks National Move Over Day with vehicle parade
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York State Police and state transportation agencies are reminding motorists to obey the Move Over Law.
The third Saturday in October has been designated National Move Over Day, a reminder to drivers to slow down and safely move over while approaching police, fire ...
Change of command: NY National Guard gets new leader
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The New York National Guard has a new commander.
Maj. Gen. Raymond Shields, of Saratoga Springs, has assumed the duties of adjutant general of New York during a change-of-command ceremony held Friday afternoon at National Guard headquarters in suburban Albany.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Albany County has joined New York’s capital city in banning therapy that attempts to change the sexual orientation or gender identity of minors.
The Times Union of Albany
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — One of the largest hospitals in upstate New York is forging a stronger partnership with another hospital to improve medical care for residents of the state’s eastern areas.
Officials from Glens Falls Hospital and Albany Medical Center held a news conference ...
NY lawmakers to hold hearing on legalization of marijuana
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in the New York state Assembly are preparing for a hearing on proposals to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Four Assembly committees will meet Tuesday in Manhattan for the joint hearing, which comes two months before lawmakers reconvene in Albany for ...
Albany to host all-women international sports festival
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A new women’s international sports, entertainment and cultural festival is coming to Albany.
The inaugural Aurora Games will be held at the Times Union Center in August 2019. The six-day event is to take place every two years.
Team and individual competitions ...
Trau’s late FG gives Richmond 27-24 win over Albany (NY)
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Griffin Trau kicked a field goal with seconds to play, giving Richmond a 27-24 win over Albany (NY) Saturday night.
Trau capped a 57-yard drive led by Joe Mancuso with a 25-yard field goal with six seconds remaining to give the Spiders (3-4, 1-3 Colonial Athletic ...
Contractor pleads guilty to $800K business fraud scheme
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — State officials say an Albany-area contractor has pleaded guilty to scamming hundreds of thousands of dollars out of minority-owned businesses and failing to pay dozens of his employees.
Attorney General Barbara Underwood says Friday that 47-year-old Michael Martin, of ...
1 of WWII ship’s last surviving crewmembers pays visit
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — One of the last surviving World War II crewmembers of a Navy ship that’s the last of its kind still afloat visited the vessel Friday at its Hudson River dock.
Earl Laber, who turns 93 Monday, was joined by his three sons for the tour aboard the USS Slater, a floating ...
COBLESKILL, N.Y. (AP) — A limousine service operator was charged Wednesday with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people, while police continued investigating what caused the wreck and whether anyone else will face charges.
Nauman Hussain, 28, showed little emotion as ...
Limo operator charged in crash that killed 20
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the limousine crash in upstate New York that killed 20 people last weekend (all times local):
A prosecutor says the New York limousine company operator charged with criminally negligent homicide in a crash that killed 20 people had packed ...
SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — Relatives of the limousine driver involved in a crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York said Tuesday they believe he was unwittingly assigned an unsafe vehicle.
The family of Scott Lisinicchia released a statement through a lawyer shortly after another ...
SCHOHARIE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the limousine crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York (all times local):
A state transportation official says the owner of the limousine that crashed and killed 20 people in upstate New York was warned not to operate the vehicle ...
Limo company owner was a controversial FBI informant
NEW YORK (AP) — The owner of a limousine company involved in a crash that killed 20 people was a paid FBI informant known for his work in a series of controversial domestic terrorism investigations in the years after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Records show Prestige Limousine is owned by Shahed ...
28 names added to NYS Fallen Firefighters Memorial
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The names of 28 firefighters have been added to the New York State Fallen Firefighters Memorial in downtown Albany.
The newest of the 2,552 names on the memorial were dedicated Tuesday during the 21st annual ceremony in the Empire State Plaza Convention Center. Lt. Gov. ...