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 2020-11-10 15:53 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Gov. Cuomo on Trump to Howard Stern: "If I wasn't governor... I would've decked him"...

In an interview with Howard Stern on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that he has often bit his tongue when dealing with President Donald Trump throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but if he wasn't governor he would've "decked him. ""I need...

 2020-11-10 15:53 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Gov. Cuomo on Trump to Howard Stern: "If I wasn't governor... I would've decked him"...

In an interview with Howard Stern on Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that he has often bit his tongue when dealing with President Donald Trump throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, but if he wasn't governor he would've "decked him. ""I need...

 2020-11-10 12:27 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Crash on I-787 in Albany causes major delay...

UPDATE as of 7:37AM: All lanes moving again. ALBANY, NY (WRGB) -- A crash on I-787 northbound at Exit 3 has caused a major delay Tuesday morning. According to 511NY, the left and center lanes are closed. CBS 6 is working to learn more....

 2020-11-10 10:55 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Virtual Town Hall looks at unsigned Norlite Bill months after introduction...

COHOES, NY (WRGB) - State and community leaders are set to discuss the Norlite Bill during a virtual town hall meeting Tuesday night. They say the bill may be gutted by Governor Cuomo. Organizers are suggesting Cuomo will change the ban to a moratorium, w...

 2020-11-10 10:08 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Niskayuna HS goes all-remote Tuesday after two positive COVID tests...

NISKAYUNA, NY (WRGB) -- All Niskayuna High School students will learn remotely on Tuesday after two members of the high school community tested positive for COVID-19. According to a news release posted on the school district's website, the decision to...

 2020-11-10 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Schenectady to name new public safety commissioner...

SCHENECTADY (WRGB) Schenectady's new public safety commissioner will be named Tuesday afternoon. Commissioner Michael Eidens retired at the end of October. Mayor Gary McCarthy will announce the appointment of his replacement, at City Hall, at 1 p. m. ...

 2020-11-10 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Saratoga Springs to open long-awaited City Center Parking Facility...

SARATOGA SPRINGS (WRGB) It's been 10 years of planning, and more than a year of construction, but the day has arrived. TheSaratoga Springs City Center Authority will cut the ribbon on its new parking facility, in a ceremony at 11 a. m. The facility is...

 2020-11-10 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Mohonasen High School thanking veterans with care packages...

ROTTERDAM (WRGB) Students and staff at Mohonasen High School are saying "thank you" to veterans. The school selected 27 veterans, all with some connection to the district, to receive care packages. Some veterans are local, some are as far away as ...

 2020-11-10 02:25 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Hudson woman charged with attempted murder of a police officer...

GALLATIN (WRGB) A woman is behind bars Monday night, accused of discharging a firearm at state troopers. Monday afternoon, troopers responded to Doodletown Road for a report of a suspicious person. When they arrived, according to state police, the subject...

 2020-11-10 00:08 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

HVCC community mourns former college president Dr. Andrew Matonak...

TROY (WRGB) Heavy hearts for the Hudson Valley Community College community -- and the Rensselaer County Legislature. Former college president Dr. Andrew Matonak has passed away. Matonak spent 13 years at HVCC. The Rensselaer County Legislature says Matona...

 2020-11-09 23:03 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

UAlbany going fully remote after spike in COVID cases...

Starting Tuesday, there will be no more in-person classes at SUNY Albany for the remainder of the semester. The university announced Monday it will go on full PAUSE starting Tuesday, November 10th, in direct response to a recent spike in COVID-19 cases. I...

 2020-11-09 18:51 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

State Police warn of rise in scam calls to elderly people...

(WHAM) - State Police investigators are warning people to let elderly family members know about an increased number of scam calls. People who are older are receiving phone calls from people who claim a family member is in trouble and needs them to send mo...

 2020-11-09 16:46 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Cuomo announces COVID-19 yellow zones in parts of Monroe, Erie and Onondaga Counties...

Rochester, N. Y. - Parts of Monroe, Erie and Onondaga Counties are being designated as yellow-level cluster zones amid increases in COVID-19 cases. Under micro-cluster statuses. certain COVID-19 safety restrictions are put in place to help mediate targete...

 2020-11-09 15:18 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

New interactive map tracks NY school district COVID-19 cases...

(WHAM) - Researchers at Cornell University have developed a new interactive web-based map application to track coronavirus cases within each school district in New York state. The tool, called theNYS School District COVID-19 Tracker, was developed by rese...

 2020-11-09 11:42 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

CDTA launches second Bus Rapid Transit...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) -- CDTA launched its second Bus Rapid Transit along the River Corridor on Sunday. According to a news release, the service which is known as the "Blue Line" will connect communities along the Hudson River. It will offer free ride...

 2020-11-09 09:35 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Police search for missing Pittsfield teen...

Pittsfield, M. A. (WRGB) - The Pittsfield Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police are looking for a missing 13-year-old girl. We're told Roos Bajanth left her home on Columbus Avenue in Pittsfield, Saturday night around 8:30 PM and has no...

 2020-11-09 00:18 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Andrea Stewart-Cousins celebrates vice president-elect Kamala Harris making history...

The vice presidential glass ceiling has been broken, and in more than one ways, as vice-president-elect Kamala Harris is projected to make history becoming not only the first woman but first black woman and first Asian American to serve as United States V...

 2020-11-08 17:03 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

The Northeast Kidney Foundation Catwalk for Kidneys is Sunday...

The Northeast Kidney Foundation Catwalk for Kidneys event is known as the premiere fashion show of the season. The event has gone virtual this year and is happening Sunday, November 8th. Joining CBS6 to share more about this event is Carol LaFleur, CEO wi...

 2020-11-08 16:21 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Donate hats now for cancer patients...

While we currently may be enjoying some unseasonably warm days, its time to think about the cold weather ahead. Right now hats are being collected to give out to cancer patients. It is part of Hatsgiving. Back in 2012, then eight-year Jeremy Wernick came ...

 2020-11-08 16:05 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Pittsfield school staff member tests positive for COVID-19...

Pittsfield Public Schools announces that a staff member atConte Community School tested positive for COVID-19. The Pittsfield Public Schools says it has closely monitored, and planned for, the potential arrival of coronavirus cases within the school commu...

 2020-11-08 14:54 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

No Spring Break & mandatory testing included in SUNY COVID-19 plan...

SUNY has unveiled a comprehensiveCOVID-19 plan for the Spring Semester. The plan pushes the start date of the spring semester for in-person instruction until February 1, 2021. It cancels Spring Break for 2021, all students must be tested upon return and a...

 2020-11-08 14:35 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany County COVID-19 Sunday update...

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy announced Sunday an additional 55 new positive cases since Saturday, plus one death. The death involves a woman in her 60's. This follows Saturday's announcement of 69 new cases since Friday. There was also ...

 2020-11-08 01:48 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Crowd gathers for Black Lives Matter protest...

Saratoga Springs, N. Y. (WRGB) A large crowd gathered Saturday in the Spa City for a Black Lives Matter rally. What appeared to be hundreds of protestors came out to Congress Park holding signs with slogans like 'Biden won, not done. 'A viewer who...

 2020-11-08 01:45 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Suspects arrested in Albany shots fired incident...

ALBANY (WRGB)-Police have arrested a suspect in a shots fired investigation that happened in the city of Albany earlier this month. On Saturday, November 7th at approximately 4:00 a. m. , officers responded to the 100 block of Orange Street for reports of...

 2020-11-07 22:00 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Biden defeats Trump for White House, Capital Region residents react...

ALBANY (WRGB) - - - Democratic nominee Joe Biden has clinched enough states to win 270 electoral votes needed to become the next president of the United States of America. More than 100 people gathered at the NYS Capitol Saturday afternoon, to either cele...

 2020-11-07 17:04 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany leaders discuss COVID-19 on the rise...

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy held a press briefing on what he calls the alarming increase in numbers of positive COVID-19 cases. McCoy was joined by Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan at the Albany Colonie Hockey Facility adjacent to Albany Internation...

 2020-11-07 16:59 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

President Trump reacts to projected Biden win...

Minutes after it was projected that Joe Biden would win the 2020 Presidential election, President Donald Trump released a statement saying his campaign will start prosecuting their case in court to ensure election laws are fully upheld. His statement in f...

 2020-11-07 14:49 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Ronald McDonald House Charities Virtual Autumn Auction...

2020 has been an unprecedented year for all of us, including the many children and families who rely on Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Capital Region. To help sustain their mission, they have a virtual autumn auction underway. Joining us Saturday ...

 2020-11-07 14:25 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Meet Blondie...

November is Adopt a Senior Pet month. Mohawk Hudson Humane Society wants you to meet eight-year-old Blondie. She's called a chonk who loves attention. She's best with no other canine siblings, and loves squeaky toys and tennis balls. Stella & Chew...

 2020-11-07 04:19 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany chase ends when stolen truck crashes into a building...

ALBANY (WRGB) Albany police got more than they bargained for Thursday night when they chased after a truck that had been reported stolen. And while the driver wouldn't stop for police, he eventually did stop for something else! These pictures were pro...

 2020-11-07 04:12 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany County K9 officer sniffs out cocaine...

A large quantity of cocaine located by an Albany County K9 inside of a child's toy! Officials with the county sheriff's office say that this bag of cocaine weighs almost 3 pounds. MORE:Four charged, accused of selling drugs out of motel rooms in A...

 2020-11-07 03:46 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Cuomo says legalizing marijuana in 2021 could help close near $15B budget shortfall...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) GV Alternatives is in the hemp, CBD and vaping business. Owner Mike Kruger says adding marijuana to the menu would create a whole new customer base, and potentially create a separate store with new employees that specialize in mariju...

 2020-11-07 02:27 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Sheriff's office reports driver killed in garbage truck rollover crash...

CLIFTON PARK (WRGB) The driver of a garbage truck died following a rollover crash Friday afternoon. The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office responded at about 2:45 p. m. to a call for a rollover crash of a garbage truck, on Hubbs Road. Investigation foun...

 2020-11-07 01:03 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Retired APD Officer Willie Hughes Jr. honored as upstanding citizen...

ALBANY (WRGB) It's Willie Hughes Jr. Day in Albany. Officer Willie Hughes Jr. is a retired Albany police officer. He was acknowledged Friday for his 25 years and counting of work at Hackett Middle School. Through the pandemic, organizers say, he has d...

 2020-11-06 23:37 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany couple holds firm against violence in the city...

ALBANY (WRGB) Back in August, we met Reverend Victor Collier and his wife, Yvonne. MORE:"Stop being afraid:" Albany couple won't let violence drive them from their homeFor 20 years, the two have lived on Moore Street. Their home, also happened...

 2020-11-06 18:17 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

After Thanksgiving, SUNY schools to return to in-person learning no earlier than February...

Albany, N. Y. After Thanksgiving break, SUNY schools will return to in-person classes no sooner than February. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that students at SUNY schools will learn remotely for the remainder of the Fall semester after leaving for the hol...

 2020-11-06 17:16 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Amsterdam man accused of distributing child porn on social media...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) An Amsterdam man was arrested, accused of distributing child pornography. 31 year oldThomas Love, Jr. , is accused of sharing child pornography on social media platforms as well as email. If convicted, Love faces at least 5 and up to 20 ...

 2020-11-06 17:06 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany Police recover guns, arrest two...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) Albany Police say two men were arrested, accused of possessing handguns. Police say officers , on Thursday, November 5, just before 7:00 PM, arrested two men accused of smoking marijuana in a vehicle in the area of Madison Ave and Green ...

 2020-11-06 10:14 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Biden overtakes Trump in Georgia vote count...

WASHINGTON (AP) --4:40 a. m. Friday: Democrat Joe Biden is now leading President Donald Trump in the battleground state of Georgia. By Friday morning, Biden overtook Trump in the number of ballots counted in the battleground, a must-win state for Trump th...

 2020-11-06 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Paving in Troy...

TROY (WRGB) Troy officials have issued a traffic advisory for Spring and Campbell Avenues for scheduled paving work Friday. Spring Avenue and Campbell Avenue will close at 6:30 a. m. , between theintersection of Spring and Myrtle Avenues and the intersect...

 2020-11-06 02:24 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Vermont man charged with sexual assault on a child under 16...

BENNINGTON, Vt. (WRGB) A Bennington man is behind bars without bail, accused of sexually assaulting a child. Detectives with the Vermont State Police and Investigators with Vermont DCF began an investigation into Kieghan Briggs, 23, in mid-October. Their ...

 2020-11-06 00:38 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Officer in neckhold case will be suspended for 6 days without pay...

SCHENECTADY (WRGB) Six calendar days without pay, and seven days of additional field training. That is a key item in the settlement agreement between Schenectady Police Department and Officer Brian Pommer, whose actions were investigated following a contr...

 2020-11-06 00:15 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

"Needs to be contextualized" - APD chief responds to preliminary racial bias audit report...

ALBANY (WRGB) The city of Albany released a preliminary racial bias audit of the Albany Police Department late Wednesday, providing key changes needed to address racial disparities in the department's policing. Key findings from the audit include the ...

 2020-11-05 23:15 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Generator sales boom after October wind storm...

CAPITAL REGION (WRGB) It's been about a month since the big wind storm left thousands of area folks without power, with the outage lasting 4-5 days for some residents. Ever since, there's been a boom in sales for generators. MORE:Rapid, damaging s...

 2020-11-05 22:50 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Death Wish Coffee mug honoring veterans sells out in just days...

SARATOGA SPRINGS Death Wish Coffee is paying tribute to its Saratoga roots and local veterans. MORE:Death Wish Coffee taking Toys for Toga donationsIts limited-edition coffee mug, featuring the Battle of Saratoga, completely sold out just days after its r...

 2020-11-05 22:05 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Schenectady man sentenced to 19 years to life for murder of girlfriend...

SCHENECTADY (WRGB) A Schenectady man is sentenced to prison, for the death of his girlfriend in 2019. In September, Budhnarain Kadar, also known as Danny Kadar, 42, admitted to intentionally killing Marian Singh, also known as Marian Loftis, and then conc...

 2020-11-05 21:46 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Five men plead guilty to defrauding union health care program...

ALBANY (WRGB) Five union members have pleaded guilty in U. S. District Court to defrauding their union's health care benefit program. Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon; Michael C....

 2020-11-05 21:05 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Montgomery County man admits to selling 'ghost guns'...

ALBANY (WRGB) A Fultonville man pleaded guilty Thursday to unlawfully transferring an unregistered short-barreled rifle with machinegun capability. Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon; John B. DeVito, Special Agent in Charge of the New York ...

 2020-11-05 20:45 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Troy man pleads guilty in federal court to threatening police on Facebook...

ALBANY (WRGB) A Troy man pleaded guilty in U. S. District Court Thursday to threatening to attack police during a demonstration in June. Acting United States Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon and Thomas F. Relford, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Field O...

 2020-11-05 16:22 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

January 2021 Regents exams cancelled due to COVID-19...

Albany, N. Y. The State Education Department says the January 2021 Regents exams have been cancelled amid the COVID-19 pandemic. No decisions have been made yet for the June and August Regents exams. "Throughout the pandemic our priority has been the ...

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