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 2020-11-20 11:29 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Capital Region restaurant owners share concerns after first week of restricted hours...

(WRGB) - After closing to in-person service daily from 10 p. m. to 5 a. m. for the last week, some restaurant owners say this curfew has made it even harder to get people through the doors during already tough times. They also say there are other obstacle...

 2020-11-20 00:26 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Mavis Discount Tire denies all responsibility in limo crash, asks court to dismiss suits...

Mavis Discount Tire has filed for a dismissal of lawsuits against them connected to the Schoharie limo crash that killed 20 people. Mavis places the blame squarely on the Hussains, who operated Prestige Limo, and continues to maintain it bears no legal re...

 2020-11-19 19:56 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

The Columbia County Sheriff's office investigating body found in a pond...

TOWN OF CLAVERACK, NY (WRGB) The Columbia County Sheriff's Office say they are investigating after a body was found in a pond. Officials with the sheriff's office have not released the name of the victim. The County Sheriff Dive Team is on the sce...

 2020-11-19 17:19 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Rally planned to encourage support for small businesses...

SARATOGA SPRINGS (WRGB) - - - 2020 has been a rough year for small businesses - and the year isn't over yet! Business owners along Broadway in Downtown Saratoga Springs are feeling the punch from Covid-19. Paul O'Donnell, Co-Owner of Celtic Treasu...

 2020-11-19 17:03 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Travel agency weighs predicts holiday travel amid the pandemic...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) - - - As coronavirus cases continue to surge, some people are likely trying to figure out whether to travel for the holidays this year. AAA Northway says they're predicting a decrease in travel, with 50 million people either hitt...

 2020-11-19 09:56 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Mavis Discount Tire files for dismissal of lawsuits connected to deadly Schoharie crash...

SCHOHARIE, NY (WRGB) -- Mavis Discount Tire has filed for a dismissal of lawsuits against them connected to the deadly Schoharie limousine crash. Mavis worked on the vehicle involved in the crash and was sued by families of the victims, along with lawsuit...

 2020-11-19 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

New Yorkers who smoke eligible for free nicotine replacement gum...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) Thursday is the Great American Smokeout, and the American Cancer Society wants to help. In a partnership with the New York State Smoker's Quitline, the Society announced that New Yorkers who smoke are now eligible for a three-mon...

 2020-11-19 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

CDTA formally launches Bus Rapid Transit network...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) CDTA officially kicks off its expanded Bus Rapid Transit system Thursday. The 16-mile "Blue Line" route runs between Waterford, Cohoes, Lansingburgh, Troy, Watervliet, Menands and Albany, connecting neighborhoods, downtowns, ...

 2020-11-19 03:42 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Police warn of social media sales robberies, offer stations as exchange location...

ALBANY (WRGB) New tonight--a warning from police during this pandemic: be careful selling high-priced items through social media, especially this holiday season. Many are making alternate plans to avoid stores during this abnormal shopping season--and tha...

 2020-11-19 02:33 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Toddler dies following one-car crash in Menands...

MENANDS (WRGB) A toddler has died, and an adult is in the hospital, after a crash in Menands Wednesday afternoon. Menands Police say that shortly before 4 p. m. , officers were dispatched to the intersection of Broadway and Brookside Avenue for a report o...

 2020-11-19 01:13 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Sheriff Apple: Bias won't go away immediately, but department is working toward it...

ALBANY COUNTY (WRGB) CBS 6 has an explanation from Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple on his decision not to punish a deputy who's body camera recorded an Albany police officer making racist remarks. Sheriff Apple says there's no magic wand he can ...

 2020-11-18 22:36 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

South Glens Falls man sentenced in April murder...

SOUTH GLENS FALLS (WRGB) A South Glens Falls man will serve 20 years to life in the murder of another South Glens Falls man. MORE:Arrest made in South Glens Falls HomicideJuan A. Vasquez, 47, pleaded earlier this year to murder in the 2nd degree, having i...

 2020-11-18 21:54 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Six arrested after warrant search in ongoing Bennington narcotics investigation...

BENNINGTON, Vt. (WRGB) Police have arrested five people from Massachusetts and one from Bennington, following a warrant search in an ongoing narcotics investigation. Detectives from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Officers from the Patrol Division a...

 2020-11-18 21:25 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Two accused in Cohoes shooting death case face illegal weapons charges...

ALBANY (WRGB) Two men were arraigned Wednesday for their roles in a fatal Cohoes shooting, both facing illegal weapons charges. District Attorney P. David Soares announced that Joseph Evans, 20, and an 18-year-old who will not be named due to his age at t...

 2020-11-18 19:53 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany Police investigating after man shot in the shoulder...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) Police in Albany are investigating a shooting that left a man hospitalized. Police say on Tuesday, November 17th, just after 8:00,officers responded to the area of Second Avenue and Sloan Street for reports of shots fired. Investigators ...

 2020-11-18 19:42 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Cuomo plans to defer scheduled $25,000 pay raise in 2021...

(WHAM) - Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to defer his scheduled salary increase in January. The Democratic governor announced his decision Wednesday during a briefing with reporters in Albany. The scheduled $25,000 pay raise on top of his current $200,000 sal...

 2020-11-18 17:47 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

67 year old arrested for sexually assaulting a child...

TOWN OF KNOX, NY (WRGB) The Albany County Sheriffs Office says that they have arrested a Town of Knox man, accused of sexual acts against a child multiple times. 67 year old Donald Grugan was charged with predatory sexual assault against a child. He was a...

 2020-11-18 17:06 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

New Website One-Stop Shopping Directory for Local Artisans...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) This holiday season a new website is encouraging Capital Region shoppers to buy local and independent. It's called 'Capital Region Handmade' and creators are touting it as a one-stop shopping directory for local artisans that...

 2020-11-18 12:25 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Boil water order in effect for Hudson Falls water system...

WASHINGTON COUNTY, NY (WRGB) -- A boil water order has been issued and will remain in effect for all users of the Hudson Falls water system until further notice. According to a release from the Washington County Department of Public Safety, there was a wa...

 2020-11-18 10:52 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Section of Curry Road in Rotterdam closed...

ROTTERDAM, NY (WRGB) -- Curry Road is closed both directions from Fort Hunter Road to Fayette Drive in Rotterdam. According to National Grid's outage map, there were about 45 customers without power as of 5:45 AM Wednesday. CBS 6 has a crew on the way...

 2020-11-18 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Concerned for the Hungry looking for volunteers to help with Thanksgiving food boxes...

SCHENECTADY (WRGB) For the 41st time, Schenectady's Concerned for the Hungry is preparing to feed county residents at Thanksgiving. And they could use a helping hand -- or several. Over the next week, volunteers will be needed to fold, assemble, and s...

 2020-11-18 04:13 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob's Pillow destroyed by fire...

BECKET, Mass. (WRGB) New tonight--a well-known dance destination in Massachusetts is severely damaged by a fire! CBS 6 has visited the renowned Jacob's Pillow Dance Center in past reports. It's located in Becket, a town in Berkshire County. Fire o...

 2020-11-18 01:00 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Sheriff draws national attention with refusal to enforce 10-person in-home limit...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) One local sheriff is getting national attention, after announcing his office won't be enforcing Gov. Cuomo's new rules restricting the size of private gatherings in homes on Thanksgiving. Fulton County Sheriff Richard Giardin...

 2020-11-18 00:23 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Why New York State Police aren't required to submit a new reform plan...

(WRGB) Governor Cuomo has made it clear that local governments and their police departments need to come up with a new police reform plan by April or risk losing out on state funding. Under the governor's executive order, they must develop a plan that...

 2020-11-18 00:11 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Three indicted in connection with June homicide...

ALBANY (WRGB) Three suspects have now been indicted in connection with the death of an Albany man -- attacked with a knife and metal baton. Amier Grant is charged with the assault -- which happened back in June inside a home on Sherman Street....

 2020-11-17 23:35 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Sheriff plans implicit bias training, no discipline for deputy in webcam incident...

ALBANY COUNTY (WRGB) We are learning more about how the issue of racist remarks will be dealt with within the Albany County Sheriff's Department. Back on November 1st, a Sheriff's Deputy's body cam recorded an Albany Police Officer making raci...

 2020-11-17 20:48 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Sheriffs, police chief: 'We will not be counting cars'...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) The Schoharie County Sheriff and Glenville Police Chief are joining other Sheriffs around the area who have said they will not be enforcing Gov. Cuomo's 10-person limit to gatherings on Thanksgiving. Sheriff Ron Stevens posted on...

 2020-11-17 20:25 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Schenectady County Correctional Officer charged with assaulting suspect in custody...

SCHENECTADY, NY (WRGB) The Schenectady Police Department say they have charged a Schenectady County Corrections Officer, accused in the severe beating of another man within the jail. 28 year old Eugene J. N. Sellie, who police say is a former corrections ...

 2020-11-17 19:23 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

NYS offering online platform for developing job skills, earning certificates...

Albany, N. Y. New York state is offering a new tool to help citizens hone professional skills and earn certificates amid the pandemic. The new online platform, made possible with the help of Coursera, offers thousands of classes in high-demand professions...

 2020-11-17 18:04 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Troy man pleads guilty to gun, drug charges...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) A 23 year old Troy man has pleaded guilty to charges, accused of dealing heroin and possessing a gun. Jean Luis Colon was arrested back on August 21, 2020. According the U. S. Attorneys' Office, Colon admitted that he possessed appro...

 2020-11-17 10:33 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany College of Pharmacy closing Vermont campus...

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) - The only pharmacy school in Vermont is ending its operations in the state next year. The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences announced last week that it would close its satellite campus in Vermont in June 2021. The progra...

 2020-11-17 10:25 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

The College of Saint Rose cancels in-person learning for rest of semester...

ALBANY (WRGB) - The College of Saint Rose is going fully remote for the rest of the semester on Tuesday. In a message to the campus community, Interim President Marcia J. White says Saint Rose has done well in controlling the spread of coronavirus. There ...

 2020-11-17 10:11 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Niskayuna High School goes all-remote through November 24...

NISKAYUNA, NY (WRGB) -- Two members of the Niskayuna High School community have tested positive for COVID-19. According to a release posted on the school district's website, the Schenectady County Public Health Services has determined that a dozen hig...

 2020-11-17 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Flipping the switch for the 24th annual Capital Holiday Lights in the Park...

ALBANY (WRGB) The lights go on tonight! The nonprofit Albany Police Athletic League will be joined by CBS 6's very own Craig Gold to flip the switch on Tuesday, and the show will run from the 27th through January 3, 2021. MORE:24th annual Capital Holi...

 2020-11-17 03:22 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Troy awarded $90K in zombie property cases...

TROY (WRGB) The city of Troy, receiving a major payday in civil cases against mortgage lenders responsible for zombie properties. Mayor Patrick Madden has announced that the courts have awarded the city $90,000 to resolve past violations....

 2020-11-17 03:18 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Clinical psychologist weighs in on APD officer's state of mind when making racist remarks...

ALBANY (WRGB) "Bro, They are the worst expletive race," said Albany Police officer David Haupt on an Albany county deputy's body camera. Clinical Psychologist Dr Rudy Nydegger has done evaluations of police officers before. He hasn't evalu...

 2020-11-17 02:50 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

State Police investigating fatal crash on I787 in Menands...

MENANDS (WRGB) State Police are investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 787 Monday evening. The crash involved a car and a tractor trailer, and happened just before 9 p. m. State Police say the male driver of the car is deceased. All northbound lanes ar...

 2020-11-17 01:12 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

CBS 6 Investigates: Community guns used in street violence...

ALBANY (WRGB) "Do you think right now there's a community gun hidden somewhere on the street outside? "I'm sure there's a couple. "Pastor Charlie Muller runs the JC Club and feeding center for children in need right on the corner o...

 2020-11-17 00:32 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

One arrested, one at large in Great Barrington mugging of a disabled person...

GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass. (WRGB) A New York man is facing extradition in a mugging in Massachusetts Friday. At about 3 p. m. Friday, a customer at Theory Wellness reported to Great Barrington Police that while in the parking lot, after having made a purchas...

 2020-11-16 23:53 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

New York's cashless tolling saw more than 1.5M transactions in first two days...

Cashless tolling is in full swing across the state after it began on the Thruway over the weekend a month ahead of schedule. MORE: Cashless tolling rolling out a month early; Thruway Authority ready to goThe Thruway Authority says more than 1. 5 million t...

 2020-11-16 23:26 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Fulton County Sheriff's Office seizes thousands of dollars in cash, illegal drugs...

GLOVERSVILLE (WRGB) Early Monday morning, the Fulton County Sheriff's office made what they described as a "very large" seizure of illegal drugs. Sheriff's officers report they attempted a vehicle stop in Gloversville early in the morning....

 2020-11-16 22:50 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

CBS 6 Investigates: Diversity in the Albany Police Department...

ALBANY (WRGB) CBS 6 investigates diversity in the Albany Police Department after an officer was caught on camera making racist remarks. Preliminary results of a racial bias audit found the department's diversity doesn't reflect the city's raci...

 2020-11-16 18:34 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Man to spend over 10 years in prison, guilty of using social media to sell child porn...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) A 33 year old Troy man will spend the next 125 months in prison, pleading guilty to charges involving child porn. Jake Cruse guilty on March 10, 2020, admitting that between July and October of 2018, he used file sharing and phone messag...

 2020-11-16 18:18 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Sheriff Zurlo says they will not enforce Gov. Cuomo's 10 person party limit...

SARATOGA COUNTY, NY (WRGB) Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo says that after repeated calls to his office, he says that deputies will not be enforcing Cuomo's 10 person limit to Thanksgiving gatherings. Zurlo says that "We have seen an increas...

 2020-11-16 10:47 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Turnpike Elementary second graders start remote learning due to positive COVID cases...

TROY, NY (WRGB) -- The Rensselaer County Department of Health is requiring all second grade teachers at Turnpike Elementary to quarantine for two weeks because of two positive COVID-19 cases. In a release, the school stated they will be shifting to fully ...

 2020-11-16 10:43 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Saratoga Springs City Hall closed for COVID-19 exposure; City Council meeting goes virtual...

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (WRGB) - Saratoga Springs City Hall is closed until further notice for thorough cleaning after learning of COVID-19 exposure. A Legal Department employee tested positive over the weekend. They were working in City Hall on Thursday, No...

 2020-11-16 10:26 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

13 confirmed COVID-19 cases since start of school year at Bethlehem Central Schools...

ALBANY COUNTY (WRGB) - Bethlehem Central School District is reporting new COVID-19 cases this week, for a total of 13 district-wide since the start of the school year. The Albany County Department of Health confirmed on Sunday that a member of the Bethleh...

 2020-11-16 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Downtown Schenectady Restaurant Appreciation Week launches...

SCHENECTADY (WRGB) Grab your fork. More than a dozen restaurants are participating in the first everDowntown Schenectady Restaurant Appreciation Week. Specials are being offered during both lunch and dinner, and range from fixed-price menus to family-styl...

 2020-11-16 02:31 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Woman charged for mistreating disabled person...

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY--A woman in Troy has been arrested and charged with endangering and allegedly mistreating a disabled person. The complaint against this suspect came in during the end of October. According to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office, ...

 2020-11-16 02:25 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Man arrested for driving drunk, striking elderly jogger...

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N. Y. -A Saratoga Springs man was arrested and charged for a drunk driving hit and run of an elderly jogger this morning. Police say that this happened at 9 A. M. on Ballston Avenue. Police say the jogger, a 72-year-old man, was struck b...

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