Tag archive for ‘Albany’
By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 18th, 2020

New York Gov Andrew Cuomo announces paid sick leave bill with job protections

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a three-way agreement with the Legislature on a bill guaranteeing job protection and pay for New Yorkers who have been quarantined as a result of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. More...

By Butter Bracco On Sunday, August 25th, 2019

Georgia Appeals Judge Stephen Goss commits suicide, found dead in his backyard

Police announced that a Georgia Court of Appeals judge was found dead behind his Albany home on Saturday morning, now identifying him as Stephen Goss. Goss, 60, was dead from a single gunshot wound when Albany police More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, May 18th, 2019

Greene County Felon, Michael Greenholtz Sentenced for Illegally Possessing a Firearm

Michael Greenholtz, age 24, of Cairo, New York, was sentenced today to 24 months in prison for illegally possessing a .22 caliber revolver as a prohibited person. Photo/Steve Buissinne The announcement was made More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, April 21st, 2019

FBI Albany Announces Reward in Tammy Mahoney Case

FBI Albany Special Agent in Charge James N. Hendricks has announced a reward of up to $20,000 for information leading to the recovery of the body of Tammy Mahoney and/or the arrest and prosecution of those responsible More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Former Student Pleads Guilty to Destroying Computers at The College of St Rose

Vishwanath Akuthota, age 27, of Albany, pled guilty today to causing damage to computers owned by The College of St. Rose. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith; James N. Hendricks, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, March 11th, 2019

Albany Man, Dwayne Perkins Sentenced for Intending to Distribute Heroin and Cocaine

Dwayne G. Perkins, age 38, of Albany, was sentenced today to 63 months in prison, to be followed by 4 years of supervised release, for possessing and intending to distribute heroin, cocaine and more than 28 grams More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, November 8th, 2018

Lisa German killed by husband, Christopher German in New York murder suicide

Police have identified the victim and the shooter in an Upstate New York murder suicide Tuesday as Lisa German, killed by her estranged husband, Christopher German. Christopher German’s employer became concerned More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, October 6th, 2018

Shenika Boyd, Jalessa Scott, Bobby Graham sentenced for dealing crack cocaine in New York

Shenika D. Boyd, aka “Misses,” age 38, of Albany, was sentenced today to 46 months in prison, to be followed by 6 years of supervised release, for conspiring to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine. The announcement More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 31st, 2018

Former Elevation Worship leader Mack Brock sets solo album for September 14, tour dates in the fall

Veteran worship leader, singer-songwriter and new Capitol CMG recording artist Mack Brock will release his first-ever solo studio project, GREATER THINGS, nationwide on September 14, 2018. The brand-new, nine-track More...

By Guest Author On Friday, June 22nd, 2018

Self-Driving Uber Car Kills A Pedestrian

Cars are becoming smarter every day. Parallel parking assist, emergency braking, proximity alerts – these features are common in newer models. The next step, of course, is self-driving cars. Manufacturers have More...

By Guest Author On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Five Signs You’ve Hired a Reliable Attorney

Have you ever needed to hire a lawyer? Maybe you’ve decided to file for bankruptcy and need representation. Or, perhaps you’re having a legal dispute with your landlord or tenant. There are many reasons to hire More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Samaritan’s Purse responds to aid tornado victims in Mississippi and Georgia

International Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse is responding to the devastating tornados that tore across southeastern states over the weekend. Disaster Relief Units are now based in Hattiesburg, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Toby Mac announces 2017 Hits Deep tour dates, cities

Announced on K-LOVE/AIR1, TobyMac shared the diverse line-up for his 2017 “HITS DEEP Tour” including Matt Maher, Mandisa, Mac Powell from Third Day, Capital Kings, Ryan Stevenson and Hollyn who will join him More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Body in Hudson river identified as missing student, Connor Trapatsos aka ‘Trapper’

After five weeks, the search for Connor Trapatsos has ended in tragedy as police on Thursday identifed the body found in the Hudson River Wednesday as the teenage freshman from The College of Saint Rose. Trapatsos, More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Three New York children injured when bounce house blows away in the wind

Three kids were hurt Monday after falling from a bounce house which blew away in the gusting winds of New York State. The children, ages 5, 6 and 10, were playing inside when wind lifted the inflatable structure More...

By Robert On Monday, February 10th, 2014

New York: University of Rochester student confirmed positive for measles

Just days following three measles cases confirmed in the Albany region and Rockland County, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) today confirmed that a University of Rochester student recently treated More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 15th, 2013
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New York teacher who assigned the ‘Jews are evil,’ Nazi writing assignment placed on leave, Common Core links surfacing

A high school English teacher who had students pretend to be Jew-hating Nazis for a writing assignment has been placed on leave and critics are connecting the theme of the task to Common Core standards. The unidentified More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Jamie Clutter, Brandon Clutter and Katelyn Clutter identified as mother, children found dead in Indiana

A mother and her two children who were found dead in southern Indiana were identified Thursday and authorities reported the family had recently moved from Washington state. Crime Scene Tape photo/editted pic from More...

By Laura Jones On Saturday, January 5th, 2013

Gregory Greene, drug smuggler runs from police then throws cocaine off bridge VIDEO

An accused drug smuggler tries to ditch a kilo of cocaine by tossing it off a bridge and into a river after high-speed chase with police in Albany, Georgia on Thursday. Video from the Albany Dougherty Drug Unit More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, September 17th, 2012

New Job Posting on Craigslist: Big Foot Researcher

A new job posting on Craigslist raised some eyebrows. Sign on Pikes Peak Highway photo Ashish S. Hareet A website called All over Albany has alerted the Internet to a job opening on Craigslist that — for a primate-lover More...



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