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  1. Delmar man who works with juveniles charged with raping childRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... with physical evidence and attempted bribery of a witness. Winston was arraigned in Town Court and sent to the Albany County jail without bail. The court also revoked Winston's passport. Police are asking anyone who had contact with Winston to speak ...

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  2. Albany County mulls $325K pay for nursing home leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    The Albany County Nursing Home at 780 Albany Shaker Road on Thursday Feb. 12, 2015 in Colonie, N.Y. The Albany County Nursing Home at 780 Albany Shaker Road on Thursday Feb. 12, 2015 in Colonie, N.Y. ALBANY - The man brought in to save the Albany County Nursing Home is poised to become by far the county's highest-paid employee and among the most handsomely compensated county workers in the state. County Executive Dan McCoy has asked lawmakers to formally appoint consultant Larry Slatky the facility's new $325,000-a-year executive director.

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  3. 2 indicted in Albany attempted murderRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Gazette

    Two men were indicted for attempted murder after an incident at the Washington Avenue Armory in January, Albany County District Attorney David Soares announced on Monday.

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  4. Attempted-murder indictment stems from Albany Armory eventRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    A grand jury indicted two Orange County men on attempted murder charges for allegedly beating another man after a January concert at the Washington Avenue Armory , according to the Albany County District Attorney's office. Cornelius Williams , 21, and Houston Brown , 19, both of Newburgh, were each indicted charges of second-degree attempted murder, first-degree attempted assault and second-degree assault.

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  5. Delmar man arrested for sexual contact with a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... of 13 for a considerable amount of time in 2014. He was arraigned in Bethlehem Town Court, and remanded to the Albany County Correctional Facility without bail. The court also revoked Winston's passport. While the investigation is on-going, Police ...

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  6. Albany County redistricting commission to meet TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Albany County's redistricting commission will meet Tuesday for the first time - two weeks before a court-ordered deadline to draft a new political map that doesn't violate the federal Voting Rights Act. The seven-member panel will meet at 5 p.m. in room 730 of county headquarters at 112 State St. Senior U.S. Judge Lawrence Kahn last week gave the county three weeks to submit a remedial map that contains an additional, fifth majority-minority legislative district within three weeks of his ruling .

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  7. Albany Democrats give Christina Ryba early nod for Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    The Albany County Democratic Party's Law Committee on Saturday unanimously backed Christina Ryba to run for state Supreme Court, tapping a female candidate four months after Democrats suffered an embarrassing loss to the GOP in a campaign in which diversity on the bench was the central issue. Ryba, of Albany, who since 2012 has worked as special counsel to Third Department Presiding Justice Karen Peters, is the first woman of color the party has supported for a Supreme Court post, party Chairwoman Carolyn McLaughlin said.

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  8. Historic Albany Ten Broeck Triangle brownstone savedRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... cost, but they're doubtful they'll be able to find him. Another possibility is to turn it over to the Albany County Land Bank to undertake costly restoration work, estimated at more than $200,000. A building of similar size that was in good ...

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  9. The Observation DeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Albany Times Union

    Our opinion: For the third time, a federal court finds Albany County violated the Voting Rights Act. Have the ruling Democrats learned nothing in 30 years? Way up here in the North, it's tempting to smugly think that disenfranchising black voters is something only other places do, down South, mostly.

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  10. Animal cruelty charge in Albany leads to jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Albany Times Union

    Deric Peterson , 31, was sentenced Friday to 60 days in the Albany County jail after pleading guilty last month to an animal cruelty charge, county prosecutors said. Last June, Albany police discovered four dogs and nine cats in an apartment on South Pine Street.

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  11. Albany County lawmaker, wife drop lawsuit against AlbanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Albany Times Union

    An Albany County legislator and his wife have dropped their legal fight against the city's Board of Zoning Appeals for its approval of a homeless drop-in center near their Sheridan Avenue home, according to a court filing. The attorney representing Joyce Love and three other neighbors notified the state Appellate Division of Supreme Court that they were withdrawing their appeal in the case involving the former St. Casimir's school at 315 Sheridan Ave. The attorney, Samuel N. Iroegbu, cited the fact that some of the plaintiffs have left the area and those remaining lack the money to continue to the fight.

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  12. Feds: 11 arrested in bust of cocaine, illegal guns ringRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... arrests are the result of a multi-agency investigation that included assistance from Schenectady police, the Albany County Sheriff's Office and the New York National Guard Counter-Drug Task Force. Nine of the suspects live in Schenectady, while one ...

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  13. the People of the State of New York v. Lashon Turner Shotgun ShockRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | FindLaw

    ... as SHOCK, Appellant. Appeal from a judgment of the Supreme Court (Breslin, J.), rendered August 8, 2012 in Albany County, convicting defendant upon his plea of the crime of attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree. ...

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  14. 11 indicted on felony drug, gun charges in SchenectadyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WTEN-TV Albany

    ... e Department, the New York State Department of Corrections, the NY National Guard Counter-Drug Task Force, the Albany County Sheriff's Office, and the Office of the United States Attorney for the Northern District of New York.

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  15. Green Island town justice suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Albany Times Union

    ... Dorrance appeared impaired by alchohol when they went to his Hudson Avenue residence to question him. Albany County sheriff's investigators, who took over the investigation, filed a domestic violence report that will go into a state database. Kipp ...

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  16. Homeless man slept on top of a pianoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Times Herald-Record

    ... wanted on a warrant for violating the terms of his parole for a burglary conviction. He's being held in the Albany County Jail pending action on the parole violation. The upright piano is located in the southern part of the concourse and is played ...

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  17. Kenneth White-inspired bill passes LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Albany Times Union

    Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple, left, answers questions from the media on Monday, March 16, 2015, in Albany, N.Y., as Senator George Amedore, second from left, and Assemblywoman Patricia Fahy look on during a press conference to discuss new legislation that would expedite access to CPS records when law enforcement is investigating a missing child. When the legislators held the press conference the bill had not yet passed but the Senate and Assembly were both taking up the bill later on Monday.

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  18. Albany County Told to Create New Minority-Majority DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Law.com

    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered Albany County to redraw the lines of its county legislature to create a new district where minority voters are in the majority, finding that current lines dilute the voting strength of blacks in violation of the federal Voting Rights Act.

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  19. Central NY substitute teacher charged with felony over nude photos of dateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Post-Standard

    ... The substitute, Brett A. Rewakowski, 40, of 4053 Maykes Road, Onondaga, was charged in the town of Bethlehem, Albany County, in January, with felony second-degree unlawful surveillance and misdemeanor second-degree aggravated harassment. In a police ...

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  20. Capital Region population increases as New York state falls to 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Albany Times Union

    ... and Schenectady counties lagged behind the nation's fastest growing counties in California, Florida and Texas. Albany County's population rose by 753 to 308,171 people; Rensselaer County by 121 to 159,774; Saratoga by 802 to 224,921; and Schenectady ...

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