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I-90 crash leaves two dead, three in area hospitals from sustained injuries
October 20, 2019, 4:43 pm | Source
Saturday morning around 12:21 a.m., New York State Troopers responded to a three car crash in the Eastbound lane of the New York State Thruway in the Town of Tyre.

Man in possession of loaded illegal firearm arrested
October 20, 2019, 10:40 am | Source
The Warren County Sheriff's Office arrested Jesse E. Ettinger, 26, of Lake Luzerne, after he was found to be in possession of an illegal semi-automatic assault rifle that was loaded with a high-capacity magazine.

23rd annual ‘Buddy Walk’ draws large crowd
October 20, 2019, 4:04 am | Source
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Over 500 people from all over the Capital Region attended the 23rd annual ‘Buddy Walk’ Saturday afternoon. The event is a fundraiser for the Down Syndrome Aim High Resource Center, an affiliate of the Center for Disability Services. The one mile trek was open to parti...

Gala raises awareness for victims of domestic violence
October 20, 2019, 3:51 am | Source
TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — “All that Glitters” was the theme of this years domestic violence awareness gala. The event, held at The Franklin Terrace in Troy, raised awareness about the reality of domestic violence and honored survivors who have overcome such challenges. The event this year was held in...

Albany-Troy daytime football game goes off incident-free
October 20, 2019, 3:37 am | Source
TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – In an effort to avoid violence, Troy school officials moved Friday night’s football game between Albany and Troy Saturday afternoon. Following a string of street violence, Troy administrators made the decision this week to move the game after recommendations from both Troy a...

Town of Ballston officials unveil Ballston Lake Fire Department Memorial Park with ribbon cutting
October 20, 2019, 3:30 am | Source
BALLSTON LAKE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Town of Ballston officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday afternoon to unveil the new Ballston Lake Fire Department Memorial Park. The park is now open to the public. The park’s Master Plan and potential future projects were discussed during the ceremony. T...

DEC to present Albany’s South End neighborhood air quality study
October 20, 2019, 2:58 am | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Department of Environmental conservation will present its air quality study on Albany’s South End neighborhood Monday night. The information session will be staffed with researchers from the DEC, the New York State Department of Health and staff from the Albany County ...

NY won’t appeal overturned outside income ban for lawmakers
October 20, 2019, 2:11 am | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Attorneys for New York have signaled they are not challenging court rulings that invalidated a ban on outside income for state lawmakers and linked pay raises. Democratic Attorney General Letitia James’ office has withdrawn its initial appeal of one ruling to the state Supreme...

Market Bistro in Latham among stores recalling scallop products
October 20, 2019, 1:29 am | Source
LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Price Chopper and Market 32 Supermarkets issued a voluntary recall for scallop products at multiple locations and in the midst is the Market Bistro in Latham. The following products were recalled: Lund’s Fisheries 10-ounce Market 32 Wine & Herb Scallops with UPC 41735 0466...

Police shut down large outdoor tailgating party in Menands
October 20, 2019, 12:21 am | Source
MENANDS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Multiple police units shut down an outdoor warehouse party with an estimated 1,000 college-aged students Saturday afternoon in Menands. At around 5 p.m. Menands police responded to multiple calls of a large 400 person party at an abandoned warehouse at 21 Simmons lane, Me...

Rush Report: Saturday October 19
October 19, 2019, 11:22 pm | Source
(NEWS 10) — While you are watching Saturday night football, News10ABC is working behind the scenes to bring you your news this evening. Here’s what we are following for you today: Police identified the victim of the Friday night homicide in Albany as 26-year-old Raheem Douglas. The deadly shootin...

Albany Police investigating shooting leaving teen injured
October 19, 2019, 9:55 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany police is investigating a shooting leaving one teen injured Saturday afternoon. At around 4:50 p.m. police responded to a call about shots fired on 100 Southern Blvd. A 16-year-old man was shot in the leg and was taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital with non-life...

Fatal car-pedestrian accident in Schodack
October 19, 2019, 4:37 pm | Source
Schodack Police are investigating a fatal car pedestrian auto accident that happened around 1 a.m. Saturday morning.

16-year-old arrested on rape and sex abuse charges
October 19, 2019, 4:26 pm | Source
A 16-year-old was arrested Friday on charges of Rape 1st Degree, a class B felony, and Sexual Abuse 1st Degree, a class D felony.

Hundreds expected for Schenectady’s annual ‘Buddy Walk’ for Down syndrome
October 19, 2019, 11:23 am | Source
Hundreds of people are expected to turn out for the 23rd Annual Capital Region Buddy Walk at Schenectady's Central Park.

Watch: Parkrose coach Keanon Lowe disarms student
October 19, 2019, 10:59 am | Source
Surveillance video obtained exclusively by KOIN 6 News shows the dramatic moment when Parkrose High School football coach Keanon Lowe disarmed a student carrying a loaded shotgun on campus.

National Move Over Day
October 19, 2019, 10:46 am | Source
October 19 is National Move Over Day which means when you see emergency roadside vehicles to slow down and safely change lanes as a precautionary measure for those out on the roadways.

Pittsfield’s 75th Annual Halloween Parade announced
October 19, 2019, 10:00 am | Source
The Department of Community Development Recreation Program announced the upcoming 75th Annual Halloween Parade will be held in Pittsfield on Friday, October 25 at 7 p.m.

Walmart releases Ugly Sweater Pop-Tarts for upcoming holiday season
October 19, 2019, 9:38 am | Source
Walmart has released Ugly Sweater Pop-Tarts for the upcoming holiday season.

Thieves take $15k worth of apples from orchard
October 19, 2019, 2:38 am | Source
MICHIGAN (NEWS10) — It was a heist with fruitful proportions. Seven thousand pounds of apples were stripped from trees at a Michigan orchard. The owners of the apple orchard said the thieves took fruit off five acres worth of trees sometime between October 6 and October 10. Seven thousand pounds ...

Students sign National Anthem at Coxsackie-Athens
October 19, 2019, 2:33 am | Source
COXSACKIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A local football crowd got a special rendition of the National Anthem Friday night. Before the Coxsackie-Athens homecoming game Friday night, the ASL 4 class signed the National Anthem as a select choir sang. The group received a loud ovation once the performance ended....

Rensselaer HS hosts girls’ soccer for homecoming game
October 19, 2019, 2:27 am | Source
RENSSELAER, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Homecoming is one of the many highlights of a high schooler’s year. Football is part of the high school experience. But this year, Rensselaer High School had no varsity football team because of a lack of players. So what’s a school to do when it’s Spirit Week and Senio...

Young athlete battles bullies and tackles stereotypes
October 19, 2019, 1:27 am | Source
When Quinn suited up for the Darlington Braves, there was never an intention to send a message and no expectation anyone would question her decision to play.

26-year-old killed after shooting near First and Lexington in Albany
October 19, 2019, 12:34 am | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — One person was killed after a shooting in Albany Friday night. The victim has been identified as Raheem Douglas, 26, of Albany. The shooting took place around 7:40 p.m. Friday in the area of First Street and Lexington Avenue. Douglas died after sustaining multiple gunshot ...

United States trade deal with Mexico, Canada could be nearing passage
October 18, 2019, 10:08 pm | Source
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she's almost ready to bring the USMCA to the House floor for a vote.

Comptroller evaluating broken contract between Montgomery and Fulton Counties
October 18, 2019, 9:56 pm | Source
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Comptroller’s Office is evaluating how a deal between two local counties fell through, costing some taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara making harsh accusations against Montgomery County Executive Matthew Ossenf...

Haunted Attractions in the Capital Region: Capitol Hauntings Tour
October 18, 2019, 9:56 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Ready for Halloween? In honor of spooky season, NEWS10 is checking out all the top haunted attractions in the Capital Region. NEWS10’s Cassie Hudson heads to the Capitol to check out the haunting stories that live within the historic building. Lawmakers aren’t the only one...

Haunted Attractions in the Capital Region: Liberty Ridge Farm
October 18, 2019, 9:41 pm | Source
SCHAGHTICOKE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Halloween is right around the corner! In honor of spooky season, NEWS10 is checking out all the top haunted attractions in the Capital Region. NEWS10’s Cassie Hudson takes a terrifying trip to Nightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm. *Warning*: Images may be too scary for y...

Former bus driver sentenced for trying to have sex with minor
October 18, 2019, 9:40 pm | Source
TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Troy man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for trying to get a young boy to have sex with him. Not only did Michael Varian try to meet the 14-year-old for sex, but he also sent explicit text messages. However, law enforcement officers were the ones at the […]...

Woman wants to open 24-hr daycare center in Rochester
October 18, 2019, 9:33 pm | Source
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — For parents who work non-traditional hours, finding reliable childcare can be a daunting task.  The owner of Marvelous Mind Academy in Rochester wants to help by expanding its care program around the clock. Rosa Marie Curtis is trying to establish it at a site off Woodsid...

Man wanted for questioning in Schenectady fire
October 18, 2019, 9:29 pm | Source
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Police in Schenectady are looking to speak to a local man as part of their investigation into a fire on Eagle Street. Derek LaButta, 39, is being listed as a suspect, but investigators with the Schenectady Arson Task Force are hoping the public can help find him. The ...

Discussing the future of e-liquids in NYS
October 18, 2019, 9:26 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The fate of flavored e-cigarettes in New York State remains up in the air. Earlier in the month, an appellate court put a temporary restraining order on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s emergency ban of flavored e-liquids. However, a decision could happen any day now. In September, the...

New NY law will inform patients of recalled medications
October 18, 2019, 9:19 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A new law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo will protect patients from taking recalled medications. The law requires pharmacies to notify patients of Class 1 drug recalls within seven days. Class 1 recalls are issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and have a high proba...

National Grid announces winter heating cost forecast
October 18, 2019, 9:15 pm | Source
MENANDS, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New Yorkers using natural gas to heat their homes could see a break on their bills this winter, but electric bills may go up for the season. National Grid released its winter heating forecast on Friday. Assuming it’s a typical winter, people using natural gas can expect t...

Sports betting study delayed, could affect NYS gambling laws
October 18, 2019, 8:48 pm | Source
A highly anticipated study from the New York State Gambling Commission has been delayed until next year.

Hot Wheels Monster Truck Live at TU Center
October 18, 2019, 8:48 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live tour will roar through the Times Union Center on Saturday. It’s your chance to see real life versions of the iconic monster truck toys like Bone Shaker, Tiger Shark, and Hot Wheels Racing 1. There’s no dirt in the show, but driver Christi...

Registration open for Troy’s annual Turkey Trot
October 18, 2019, 8:43 pm | Source
TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Registration is open for one of the Capital Region’s oldest Thanksgiving traditions. It’s the Troy Turkey Trot. This year marks the 72nd running of the race in downtown Troy. The race attracts thousands of runners every Thanksgiving morning. All runners are asked to donate t...

DEC seeking public opinion on fisheries
October 18, 2019, 8:41 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation wants the public’s input on ways to improve the fisheries at New York’s great lakes. DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos said the department is seeking angler feedback on proposed fishing regulation changes. The changes...

National ‘Move Over’ Day
October 18, 2019, 8:36 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Saturday is National Move Over Day. It’s to remind drivers to drive safely in work zones and move over to the next lane when they see workers or emergency crews on the side of the road. Over the summer, drivers were reminded of how dangerous it can be to not move […]...

Crest Inn shut down by the Department of Health
October 18, 2019, 8:23 pm | Source
The State Department of Health has shut down the Crest Inn Wilton.

Doctor explains HPV vaccine amid concerns over proposed bill
October 18, 2019, 7:21 pm | Source
A recent story on News10's website and Facebook page about a bill proposed in the senate that would mandate HPV vaccines for students has generated a lot of discussion, and some confusion among viewers. Some wonder why it's recommended that children as young as 11 get the HPV vaccine.

38 people cited for violations in Clinton email probe
October 18, 2019, 7:17 pm | Source
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of private email and found violations by 38 people, some of whom may face disciplinary action. The investigation, launched more than three years ago, determined tha...

Pair arrested on drug, weapons charges in Troy
October 18, 2019, 6:59 pm | Source
The Troy Police Department arrested two people on drug and weapons charges on Friday.

National Mammography Day
October 18, 2019, 6:57 pm | Source
(NEWS10) – The third Friday of October is National Mammography Day, in conjunction with National Breast Cancer Month. This day serves as a reminder to all women that the best defense is early detection. A mammogram can often detect a problem before there is any outward physical sign. According to...

Messages from former Boeing test pilot reveal Max concerns
October 18, 2019, 5:55 pm | Source
DALLAS (AP) — A former senior Boeing test pilot told a co-worker that he unknowingly misled safety regulators about problems with a flight-control system that would later be implicated in two deadly crashes of the company’s 737 Max. The pilot, Mark Forkner, told another Boeing employee in 2016 th...

Yarn bombing for cold days
October 18, 2019, 5:48 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)—A handy group of ladies known as the Delaware Avenue stitch angels spent months knitting and crocheting hats and gloves and scarves. They then took yarn and tied their hard work to trees, posts and fences in front of the Albany library on Delaware Avenue.

Local man accused of uploading child pornography
October 18, 2019, 5:39 pm | Source
New York State Police arrested a man they say uploaded child pornography.

Avoiding online love scams
October 18, 2019, 5:29 pm | Source
(NEWS10) – The Federal Trade Commission sued the online dating giant Match Group on Sept. 25. The group owns OkCupid, Tinder and PlentyOFish, popular online dating apps used by hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. The FTC claims that Match.com applied a looser standard for preventing non-su...

UN says Ebola in Congo still qualifies as global emergency
October 18, 2019, 5:14 pm | Source
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says the ongoing Ebola outbreak in Congo still warrants being classified as a global emergency, even though the number of confirmed cases has slowed in recent weeks. The U.N. health agency first declared the epidemic, the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak...

State coordinator appointed to help prevent teen driving tragedies
October 18, 2019, 4:51 pm | Source
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is teaming up with the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC) to help prevent teen driving crashes and improve safety on New York’s roadways. Through this partnership, SADD has established its first-ever State Coordinator p...

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