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 2020-11-05 11:34 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Fire reported at Albany senior center...

ALBANY, N. Y. (WRGB) - Albany Dispatch confirms crews responded to a working fire at the Westview Senior Center on Central Ave early Thursday morning. Firefighters spent several hours at the facility which consists of 182 studio and one-bedroom units for ...

 2020-11-05 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Rensselaer will go greener with planting of gardens, trees across city...

RENSSELAER (WRGB) Things will be a bit greener in the city, as a planting project begins this week. Capital Roots and 32 volunteers will plant a rain garden, border gardens, and trees around Rensselaer Thursday and Friday, part of Capital Roots' Urban...

 2020-11-05 08:12 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany Police preliminary racial bias audit findings released...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) - Key changes are needed in the Albany Police Department, concerning racial bias. That's according to the Albany Police Department Preliminary Audit on Racial Bias, released late Wednesday. Chief City Auditor Dr. Dorcey Applyrs annou...

 2020-11-04 23:15 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

No More Quarantine List: What you need to know about New York's new travel rule...

Travelers can say goodbye to New York's mandatory 14-day quarantine. What they can do instead is get tested for COVID-19 before and after they arrive back to new york. "There'll be no quarantine list, there'll be no metrics," said Gove...

 2020-11-04 22:57 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

SNUG hopes teaching gun safety will cut down on gun violence...

ALBANY (WRGB) "It's something that people are trying to change in the black community because our youth shouldn't be out here catching their first felony by being in possession of a firearm," said Jerome Brown, SNUG Program Director....

 2020-11-04 22:19 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Two charged with welfare fraud in Montgomery County...

MONTGOMERY COUNTY (WRGB) Two women face welfare fraud and other charges in Montgomery County. Sheriff Jeffery T. Smith reports the arrests, which both took place in October following a joint investigation between his office and the Department of Social Se...

 2020-11-04 21:54 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany shooting sends one to hospital...

ALBANY (WRGB) An Albany man is being treated for a gunshot wound following a daylight shooting Wednesday afternoon. MORE:Albany police investigate early Halloween morning shootingPolice say a 38-year-old man was shot in the upper leg during an altercation...

 2020-11-04 17:20 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Contested Elections Hold No Bearing on Fate of Political Signs...

NISKAYUNA, NY (WRGB) With election day over you may be wondering what's going to happen to all the political signs around your cities and towns. Where and when they go is dependent on the municipality. CBS6 reached out to several cities including Sara...

 2020-11-04 15:53 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Sheriffs at scene of fatal crash on Route 7 in Brunswick...

BRUNSWICK, NY (WRGB) The Rensselaer County Sheriff's Office is on the scene of a crash that they say has resulted in a fatality. Information on the crash was posted to Facebook, officials say the crash in on Route 7 in the area of Brunswick Veterinary...

 2020-11-04 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Death Wish Coffee taking Toys for Toga donations...

SARATOGA SPRINGS (WRGB) For the fifth time, Death Wish Coffee is looking for toys. The annual Toys for Toga Drive has begun, and Death Wish is one of the local organizations working to give Saratoga County children the best holiday season possible. Death ...

 2020-11-04 06:50 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

GOP Gov. Scott, Dem. US Rep. Welch win reelection in Vermont...

BERLIN, Vt. (AP) -- Vermont's incumbent Republican Gov. Phil Scott has won his third two-year term. In Tuesday's balloting, Scott defeated Democratic challenger Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman. While Scott is a Republican in a heavily Democratic state, h...

 2020-11-03 22:06 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Schenectady man accused of stealing more than $10,000 in cash and jewelry...

CATSKILL (WRGB) A Schenectady man is charged with burglary, contempt, and more, after a reported burglary in Catskill. According to New York State Police, troopers responded to Bailey road in Catskill at 1bout 12:41 p. m. on Oct. 25, for a report of a pos...

 2020-11-03 20:06 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Colonie Police arrest man facing attempted murder charge accused of possessing gun...

COLONIE, NY (WRGB) Colonie Police say they have recovered the 23rd illegal loaded handgun in 2020. Police say on November 2nd, just before midnight, a vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation in the area of Albany Street, near New Karner Road. Police s...

 2020-11-03 16:42 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Man with over 80 suspensions arrested after pursuit with police...

NORTH GREENBUSH, NY (WRGB) Police in North Greenbush say they have arrested a man, accused of fleeing a traffic stop. Police say back on Saturday, just before noon, officers attempted to stop a vehicle on State Route 43 for a cell phone violation. The dri...

 2020-11-03 15:51 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

GALLERY: Election Day in the Capital Region...

As Capital Region residents head to the polls, share your photos with us!...

 2020-11-03 09:30 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Look for lane closures on the Northway...

(WRGB) Motorists are asked to be aware of lane closures on the Northway Tuesday. Weather permitting, the Department of Transportation is performing culvert repairs on the southbound side, near Exit 8A, between 10 a. m. and 3 p. m. MORE:TRAFFIC ALERT: Roll...

 2020-11-03 04:03 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Four charged, accused of selling drugs out of motel rooms in Albany...

ALBANY (WRGB) Three men and one woman face charges following a narcotics investigation by the Albany County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Investigators arrested Kevin Zapata, 36, Akeem R. Paulk, 34, Tyler R. Goold, 26, and Tyquonnay A. Herron, 27, f...

 2020-11-03 02:43 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Hatchet Hardware readying its fifth location...

NISKAYUNA (WRGB) An area business is expanding. Hatchet Hardware is opening a fifth location. this one is right here in Niskayuna. MORE:Small businesses affected by COVID-19 will receive grantsMonday, Angelo, Giovanni, and Erika Grasso announced that they...

 2020-11-03 02:12 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Capital Region skiers are gearing up early...

CLIFTON PARK (WRGB) Whether people are new to the sport, or grizzled veterans, the folks Alpin Haus say the amount of foot traffic coming in the door for all things skiing is usually something they don't see until closer to Thanksgiving. Luke Chen, 6,...

 2020-11-03 01:44 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Common Council president calls for tracking confiscated guns...

ALBANY (WRGB) A local legislator calls for greater transparency in tracking confiscated guns back to their original owner. Corey Ellis, president of the Albany Common Council, tells CBS 6 he believes this would help prevent guns from getting in the wrong ...

 2020-11-02 23:51 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Two charged in 2019 death of Austerlitz 12-year-old...

AUSTERLITZ (WRGB) Arrests have now been made in the death of a 12 year old girl in Columbia County. This comes nearly a full year after her death. MORE:Columbia County Sheriff's Office investigating death of a child in Austerlitz. The Columbia County ...

 2020-11-02 23:36 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Election Day preparations underway...

Nearly a third of registered voters have already cast a ballot here in the Capital Region - the rest anticipated to hit the polls Tuesday on Election Day. Here's a look at early voter turnout by county. Early voter turnout in the Capital Region. Schen...

 2020-11-02 21:56 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

In four separate incidents, Albany Police remove weapons from the streets...

ALBANY (WRGB) In four incidents on Sunday, Albany Police made multiple arrests, and recovered four weapons -- two loaded handguns, an AR-15 rifle, and a shotgun. At about 1;55 a. m. , officers responded to the 100 block of Lark Drive for a shots-fired rep...

 2020-11-02 19:44 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Cuomo questions feds' COVID-19 vaccine data sharing agreement...

Albany, N. Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he is questioning an element of the federal government's plans for vaccine distribution to states. During a conference call Monday, Cuomo said the government is requiring states that receive the vaccine to take par...

 2020-11-02 17:50 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Registered sex offender arrested for sex acts with minor multiple times...

GREENPORT, NY (WRGB) The Columbia County Sheriff's Office say they have arrested a sex offender, accused of having sex with another minor. Sheriff David Bartlett confirms that 46 year oldVictor Dorato was arrested on October 30th. Dorato is accused of...

 2020-11-02 16:47 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Crossgates Mall closed on Thanksgiving...

GUILDERLAND, NY (WRGB) Crossgates Mall has announced holiday hours. And for the first time ever, Crossgates is closed on Thanksgiving. "We are seeing the early deals and shoppers and are encouraged by many of our tenants' plans to break up the tra...

 2020-11-02 11:01 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Crews fight fire at Athens pizza shop...

ATHENS, NY (WRGB) - Stella's Pizza Athens location was lost in a fire late Sunday. The Hudson-based business shared the news on its Facebook page. Unfortunately we are sad to say that we lost stellas in Athens tonight due to a fire thanks for all our ...

 2020-11-02 10:32 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Two COVID-19 cases identified at Shenendehowa Central School District...

CLIFTON PARK, NY (WRGB) - The Saratoga County Public Health Department notified the Shenendehowa Central School District of two COVID-19 cases on Sunday. An individual at the Arongen Elementary School, and someone at the Acadia Middle School tested positi...

 2020-11-02 09:49 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Two COVID-19 cases in Scotia-Glenville School District...

Scotia-Glenville, N. Y. (WRGB) - Two people associated with the Scotia Glenville School District have tested positive for Covid-19. An adult who worked for an outside agency at Lincoln Elementary last week and a staff member at Sacandaga Elementary tested...

 2020-11-02 03:31 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Two COVID-19 cases confirmed at SUNY Schenectady...

SCHENECTADY N. Y. (WRGB) - SUNY Schenectady says two people in the College of Hotel, Culinary Arts and Tourism have tested positive for COVID-19. According to the school both people were last on campus Friday October 30th. Effective immediately, the Casol...

 2020-11-02 00:33 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Police investigate razor blade found in Halloween candy...

COXSACKIE, N. Y. (WRGB) - Police in the Village of Coxsackie say they are investigating a report of a razor blade found in a piece of Halloween candy. In a Facebook post, Mayor Mark Evans, wrote the candy was received during trick or treating. Police say ...

 2020-11-01 23:59 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Early Voting Ends: Nearly a third of voters in Capital Region have voted...

Sunday is the end of early voting and thousands of New Yorkers waited in long lines to make history, casting their ballots early for the first time in a presidential election. Election officials described voter turnout the last nine days as "unusually...

 2020-11-01 22:49 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Low-risk COVID-19 exposure at early voting site...

WASHINGTON COUNTY, N. Y. (WRGB) - We have learned of a low-risk COVID-19 exposure at an early voting site in Washington County. Officials say a COVID positive person was at the polling site on Burgoyne Avenue in Fort Edward on Monday October 26th between ...

 2020-11-01 15:49 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

River Street Market in Troy to host Holiday Market...

River Street Market in Troy is having a Holiday Market featuring several pop-up vendors starting in November. The event will run on Fridays, starting November 6th. It goes through Friday December 18th. It will also be open one Sunday , December 6th for th...

 2020-11-01 15:04 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany County COVID-19 Sunday update...

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy released a COVID-19 Sunday update. McCoy says there are 18 new positive cases since Saturday. Among the new positive cases, McCoy says five had close contact with positive cases, ten did not have a clear source of i...

 2020-11-01 14:45 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Rotterdam police investigate fatal crash...

Rotterdam police say they are investigating a fatal crash. Police say around 12:20 a. m. Sunday they responded to Hamburg St. in the area of Chism St. for a motor vehicle accident. Upon arrival, police confirmed it was a two car crash. Both vehicles were ...

 2020-11-01 12:50 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

Albany Police investigate early Sunday shooting...

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) - Albany Police Sunday morning are investigating a shooting on Madison Avenue. Around 2:30 a. m. , Albany Medical Center Staff notified police of a 26-year-old man in the emergency room, having been shot in the legs. An investigation det...

 2020-11-01 10:58 

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[ CBS Albany, NY ]

NYTimes/Siena College Poll: Biden leads Trump in battleground states Trump carried in 2016...

Sienna College Research Institute released it's latest poll with the New York Times of likely voters in the 2020 cycle. According to The New York Times/ Siena College Battleground Polls,Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by 1...

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