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 2020-10-30 08:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Halloween comes early for Troy Night Out...

TROY (WRGB) Halloween is Saturday, but why wait? Troy Night Out kicks off the weekend with shopping, dining, and exploring the downtown -- both in person and virtually. Organizers encourage costumed visitors, families, and students to discover, taste, and...

 2020-10-30 08:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

MVP provides free flu shots over the next week...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) MVP will offer free flu shots around the Capital Region -- whether the recipients are MVP patients or not. Recipients do not need a reservation, but will be asked to register on arrival. MORE:Health officials plan ahead for flu seaso...

 2020-10-30 03:51 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Capital Region looking at first snowy morning of the season...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) The region is looking at its first snowfall of the season. Morning travel conditions will vary from wet roads in the valleys to snowy and icy conditions at higher elevations. Check here for the latest on closings and delays. We'r...

 2020-10-30 02:40 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany FBI investigating network issue at UVM Health as possible cyberattack...

ALBANY (WRGB) The FBI hub in Albany is tracking a significant network issue for the University of Vermont's health network. The outage at the network's six hospitals in Vermont and New York is causing issues for coordination of various procedures....

 2020-10-30 02:31 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Surge in violence causes Halloween event to discourage trick or treating...

ALBANY (WRGB) It's not enough to fill a pillowcase. But enough to fill a bag. And this isn't even all of the candy pastor Charlie Muller has collected. He has roughly $30,000 worth of candy, so kids won't have to spend time trick or treating o...

 2020-10-30 02:19 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Back seat safety belt law takes effect Sunday...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) There is a new seatbelt law, set to soon go into effect statewide, and it's aimed at specifically keeping passengers safe. MORE:New NY law requires seatbelts for backseat passengers ages 16 and olderStarting Nov. 1, anyone over 1...

 2020-10-30 01:21 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Pedestrian killed in Saratoga Springs crash...

SARATOGA SPRINGS (WRGB) Saratoga Springs police are investigating a fatal crash involving a car and a pedestrian. Police say this happened just before 4 p. m. MORE:Police emphasize pedestrian safety. They say a middle-aged man was walking on Washington St...

 2020-10-29 21:45 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

DOT preparing for first snowfall of the season...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) Snow is on the way and the New York State DOT is getting ready. Crews are working to attach plows to trucks and will come back on duty as the weather hits our area. The DOT wants everyone to be mindful of how important it is to drive...

 2020-10-29 21:37 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Official: US Supreme Court opinion wrong on Vermont voting...

MONTPELIER, Vt. The Vermont Secretary of State says he's glad U. S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh corrected an opinion that mischaracterized Vermont's voting system. But Secretary of State Jim Condos says the corrected opinion still mischa...

 2020-10-29 09:38 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Waterfront Farmers Market opening later, staying outdoors in November...

TROY, NY (WRGB) - The Troy Waterfront Farmers Market will continue to be outdoors at Riverfront Park on Saturdays through the month of November. Previously the market moved indoors for November through April. Starting Saturday, October 31, the market will...

 2020-10-29 09:24 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Justice Department ramps up inquiry into NY care home deaths...

NEW YORK (AP) - The Justice Department is vastly expanding an inquiry that could determine whether New York is undercounting coronavirus deaths among nursing home residents. The demand for data from hundreds of private facilities ratchets up pressure on D...

 2020-10-29 08:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Capital Region man's stroke, recovery story spotlighted in CycleNation event...

QUEENSBURY (WRGB) Mickey Orta of Queensbury thought his migraines and back pain were tied to work travel. Then, in March of 2019, out to dinner with his wife, he found himself slumped to one side, leaning against the wall -- unable to feel anything all th...

 2020-10-29 00:10 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

UAlbany researchers working to better predict weather-related power outages...

ALBANY (WRGB) UAlbany researchers are working to create a new tool to help better predict when weather related power outages similar to this storm from earlier this month. MORE:Rapid, damaging storm sweeps through Capital RegionTens of thousands of Capita...

 2020-10-28 23:34 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Trustee: Agreement to buy campus of bankrupt Southern Vermont College never completed...

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) - The court-appointed trustee representing the former Southern Vermont College in bankruptcy proceedings says an agreement to purchase the campus by a summer camp operator was never completed. The Bennington Banner reports according t...

 2020-10-28 22:10 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany prepares to enact Violence Prevention Task Force, calls for applications...

ALBANY (WRGB) Almost exactly one year ago, Albany's Common Council passed an equity agenda that included the creation of a Violence Prevention Task Force that would convene to get ahead of the anticipated uptick in violence during the spring and summe...

 2020-10-28 22:09 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

How Boards of Elections are keeping your absentee ballots safe...

Election Day is less than a week a way, and as early voters flood the polls, absentees ballots are also pouring in. And though the use of absentee ballot drop boxes has gained popularity this year, it's also attracted concerns over security. So, what ...

 2020-10-28 21:43 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Fugitive wanted as sexual predator in Troy case located in South Bennington, Vt....

TROY (WRGB) Troy Police say a man wanted as a sexual predator in Rensselaer County was located -- and arrested -- Wednesday in South Bennington, Vt. According to police, in the fall of last year, Jarrell R. White was indicted by a Rensselaer County Grand ...

 2020-10-28 21:27 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany man to serve 6 years in armed robbery...

ALBANY (WRGB) An Albany man will serve six years in state prison for the armed robbery of a Guilderland gas station. On Nov. 11, 2019, Christopher Rodriguez, 30, displayed a firearm at the clerk in the Mobil station at 1667 Western Avenue, demanding money...

 2020-10-28 20:51 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Disciplinary charges filed on officer in controversial Schenectady neckhold case...

SCHENECTADY (WRGB) A Schenectady police officer will face disciplinary charges, in connection with an arrest this summer. Bodycam video shows Officer Brian Pommer employing a knee-to-neck hold onYugeshwar Gaindarpersaud after Gaindarpersaud was accused of...

 2020-10-28 18:49 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

AMBER ALERT: 2 month old baby may be with two teens...

HOLLEY, NY (WRGB) An amber alert has been issued in western NY for a 2 month old baby. AMBER ALERT: State Police say 2 month old Natalie R. Huntington was taken under circumstances that lead police to believe the baby is in danger. Natalie was last seen w...

 2020-10-28 16:49 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Cuomo recommends against large Thanksgiving gatherings amid COVID-19...

Albany, N. Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York's COVID-19 infection rate is currently the second-lowest of all 50 states in the U. S. During a conference call Wednesday, the governor said 129,000 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours. The infection...

 2020-10-28 16:15 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Man accused of throwing 5 month old puppy, breaking a leg...

MOREAU, NY (WRGB) State Police say they have arrested a Moreau man, accused of throwing a puppy, injuring it. Police say 26 year old Zachary D. Bowers was charged with aggravated cruelty to animals. The 5 month old puppy, which sustained a broken leg, was...

 2020-10-28 15:20 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Charge dropped in summertime controversial arrest...

SCHENECTADY, NY (WRGB) Criminal mischief charges have been dismissed by a judge. Yugeshwar Gaindarpersaud, who was involved in a controversial arrest in Schenectady this past summer appeared in court on Wednesday morning. His layer tells us that the crimi...

 2020-10-28 10:24 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

The hottest toys of 2020: Toys"R"Us shares top 20 list...

(CNN) - Toys"R"Us is bringing back an old favorite to help you find the perfect present for your kids. The retailer re-launched its annual list of toys Tuesday. The "Geoffrey's Hot Toy List" names the top 20 hottest toys of the year. T...

 2020-10-28 08:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Regional Food Bank, partners begin distribution of turkeys ahead of Thanksgiving...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) Thanksgiving is coming -- and so are the turkeys. On Wednesday at 11 a. m. ,The Schenectady Inner City Ministry Food Pantry will start to load turkeys in preparation for distribution. MORE:Lawmakers ask governor to address food insec...

 2020-10-28 02:31 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Popular retiring state senator Betty Little fighting breast cancer...

QUEENSBURY (WRGB) We learn tonight a popular state senator from Queensbury is battling breast cancer as she prepares to retire after 25 years in state government. Betty Little has been a steadfast advocate for the North Country since becoming a member of ...

 2020-10-28 02:30 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Watervliet, Colonie police seize illegal dirtbikes...

Capital Region police have made ATVs and dirt bikes a priority in their attempts to clean up the streets. Police in Watervliet have seized a pair of illegal dirtbikes, by working off of a citizen's tip. MORE:Albany dealing with rising concerns about A...

 2020-10-28 01:47 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Mayor Sheehan: City is "continuing to hire" for open dispatch positions...

ALBANY (WRGB) Tonight we have an update on the severe staffing shortage at Albany's emergency dispatch center. We first reported last week that according to the police union, they are down to just 26 trained dispatchers out of 39 total. MORE:Albany di...

 2020-10-27 23:13 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Early Voting Day 4: More than 60,000 early ballots cast in Capital Region...

We're now a week away from Election Day but it seems many voters have already made up their minds. New York is now in its fourth day of early voting but lines at the polls remain long. The Capital Region had nearly 46,500 early voters as of Monday nig...

 2020-10-27 23:10 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Amazon brings economic development to Capital Region...

ALBANY (WRGB) - The newly built Amazon fulfilment center in Schodack has created major job growth -- about a thousand positions. This comes at a time when many people are looking for work - because of the pandemic. MORE:Amazon filling hundreds of jobs in ...

 2020-10-27 21:42 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Judge grants NYCLU motion to intervene in officer's records case...

SCHENECTADY (WRGB) A decision in Schenectady court Tuesday is considered a first step in transparency. The Schenectady police union filed to prevent the release of Officer Brian Pommer's records. MORE:Justice postpones decision on records in neckhold ...

 2020-10-27 21:10 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Keith Raniere, convicted leader of self-help group turned sex cult, sentenced to 120 years...

BROOKLYN (WRGB) Prosecutors sought life in prison -- Keith Raniere was sentenced to 120 years. The co-founder and leader of self-improvement organization NXIVM, which harbored a secret sex cult within its ranks, was ordered to serve 120 years and pay a fi...

 2020-10-27 18:52 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

45 states and territories now qualify for New York's COVID-19 travel advisory...

Forty-five states and territories now qualify for New York's COVID-19 travel advisory list. The advisory requires individuals who have traveled to New York from areas with significant community spread to quarantine for 14 days. The quarantine applies ...

 2020-10-27 16:29 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Discover Saratoga's Restaurant Week Starts Friday...

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (WRGB) - Saratoga County's Original Restaurant Week kicks off Friday and is sure to bring a much-needed financial boost to local businesses suffering in the pandemic. According to Discover Saratoga's website, the 15th annual e...

 2020-10-27 14:17 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

New SUNY policy requires negative COVID-19 test for students leaving campus...

(WHAM) - A new policy effective Tuesday will require all students who are on campus at SUNY college and universities to have a negative COVID-19 test before leaving campus for the fall 2020 semester. SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras announced the mandate that...

 2020-10-27 08:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Officer in Schenectady neckhold case to appear for hearing on release of records...

SCHENECTADY (WRGB) The officer involved in a controversial Schenectady arrest is expected back in court Tuesday. A hearing is scheduled in Schenectady County Court, regarding the possible release of the personnel and disciplinary files of Officer Brian Po...

 2020-10-27 01:48 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Time capsule found during demolition of Leonard Hospital...

TROY (WRGB) A little slice of treasure found in the remnants of the old Leonard Hospital in Troy as that building is being demolished. A time capsule, from the early 1970s, has now been opened. The contents of the metal box have been donated by the city t...

 2020-10-27 00:20 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Toys for Tots plans COVID-friendly donation drive...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) Every year - the Toys for Tots campaign makes Christmas morning bright for so many families in the Capital Region,With COVID-19 complicating fundraising efforts this year, officials are coming up with ways to make sure it's still...

 2020-10-26 23:55 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

NXIVM leader Keith Raniere to be sentenced...

BROOKLYN, NY - On the eve of the sentencing of Keith Raniere, CBS 6 is looking back at the events that led us here. It's a shocking story that rocked our area, a self-help group that's really a sex cult. It had celebrities, heiresses, intrigue - i...

 2020-10-26 23:00 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Common Council calls for help to stop violence; chief says progress made...

ALBANY (WRGB) The message from Albany's Common Council is clear, as one by one members on a zoom meeting called for outside help to stop the spike in violence. "Whatever resources available need to be deployed in the City of Albany to combat this ...

 2020-10-26 22:41 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Amazon filling hundreds of jobs in new Schodack site...

SCHODACK (WRGB) - The new Amazon fulfillment center in is up and running after opening in the beginning of September. They're now in the process of hiring hundreds of people. Amazon says they've filled about 800 jobs, out of a total of nearly 1,00...

 2020-10-26 22:25 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Third day of early voting shows no signs of slowing down at the polls...

It's the third day polls have been open for early voting here in New York. We're eight days away from Election Days but it seems that many voters have already made up their minds as they continue to come out in droves to cast their ballots. On Mon...

 2020-10-26 21:02 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Water main break opens sinkhole in Troy...

TROY (WRGB) Crews are working in Troy to repair a water main break -- and the sinkhole it opened up on city streets. Caption: Water main break opens sinkhole in Troy. Crews responded to King Street between Federal Street and Main Street for a water main b...

 2020-10-26 18:47 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Over half of residents at assisted living facility test positive for COVID...

GHENT, NY (WRGB) The Columbia County Health Department say there has been a COVID outbreak at an assisted living facility. According to health officials, at the Ghent Assisted Living facility, in the last 10 days there has been 43 positive cases. Two peop...

 2020-10-26 18:40 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Headstone at Susan B. Anthony's gravesite now protected by plastic case...

(WHAM) - As early voting brings voters out to cast their ballots, an election tradition is continuing in Rochester. Following their vote, some people are choosing to place their 'I Voted' sticker onto the headstone marking the gravesite of women&#...

 2020-10-26 17:04 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Man charged in burning of ballot drop box in Boston...

Police say a 39-year-old man has been charged with lighting a fire in a Boston ballot dropbox and damaging dozens of ballots. Police said Monday that Worldy Armand, of Boston, was taken into custody late Sunday after drug control unit officers on patrol s...

 2020-10-26 14:56 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

WATCH: Gov. Cuomo makes an announcement from Albany, 10/26...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will make an announcement from Albany at 11:30 a. m. on Monday. Watch the live announcement below once it begins. Title: Gov. Cuomo makes an announcement. Start time: 10/26/2020 11:30:00 AM. End time: 10/26/2020 01:00:00 PM. This story w...

 2020-10-26 13:13 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Schenectady Health Dept confirms Stewarts employee tested positive for COVID...

ROTTERDAM, NY (WRGB) Health officials in Schenectady County say that there was a low risk exposure at a Stewart's after an employee tests positive for COVID. Officials say the employee worked at Stewart's on Mariaville Road in Rotterdam on October...

 2020-10-26 12:42 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Mohonasen high school student tests positive for COVID...

SCHENECTADY, NY (WRGB) Contact tracers are working to determine what contact a high school student had after testing positive for COVID. Mohonasen Superintendent Shannon Shine confirmed that the student tested positive and was last in school on Wednesday....

 2020-10-26 09:18 

WRGB

[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Student tests positive for COVID-19 in Ichabod Crane Central School District...

COLUMBIA COUNTY, NY (WRGB) -- The Columbia County Department of Health notified the Ichabod Crane Central School District that a student in the Primary School tested positive for COVID-19. According to the district's website, families in the district ...

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