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Adirondack High: Almost 180 Pounds of Pot Seized in NY
Talk about a fresh mountain high!
Almost 180 pounds of pot were seized in the Adirondack Mountains.  What's going to happen with all of that pot?  Who knows.  But we do know, according to News 10 abc, that 178 pounds of marijuana were seized over a five day period by Border P…
ISIS-Inspired Terrorist Plot Foiled Near the Capital Region
Located about an hour from the Capital Region, an Adams, Massachusetts man was prosecuted for planning a terrorist attack.
Reported by News 10 abc, this unfortunate news is both scary and horrifying.  However, it's inspiring that the terrorist was caught and the attack foiled...
You Won’t Believe What Animal A NY Woman Got In Trouble For
A Catskill woman got in trouble for having a pair of animals in her home, and you won’t believe what they were.
I mean, seriously, who wants to keep one of these, let alone two, in their home.  I get having odd pets like snakes and stuff, but a Catskill woman and her son totally …
More Non-Stop Flights To Florida Are Coming to Albany Airport
Time to start vacation planning!
This Fall, another airline will be providing year-round non-stop flights to Florida from the Albany International Airport.  As reported by the Times Union, Allegiant Air is bringing non-stop flights to Florida to the Albany Airport...
Capital Region Lawyer Arrested for Selling Heroin
A Capital Region lawyer was arrested on numerous drug charges, including selling heroin out of her law office.
This story is frankly so awful to me.  As reported by News 10 abc, a Cohoes lawyer was arrested by the Albany County Sheriff's Office on multiple drug charges...
Another Department Store Near the Capital Region is Closing
Another one bites the dust! Another department store around the Capital Region is closing.
The Capital Region has already seen a number of department stores close this past year, from Toys R Us to the Colonie Center Sears.  Now, according to News Channel 13, 33 Sears stores and 13 Kmart sto…
Another Capital Region Killer Gets Released on Parole
After being denied parole four times, a Capital Region killer has been released.
One would think a horrific murder would be enough to spend the rest of your life in prison.  But apparently, the murder of your wife, placing her body in a car trunk, and lying about it in public is not...
Police Can Now Use a Smartphone App to Catch a Fake ID
It's getting harder to get away with a fake ID with new technology.
Times have definitely changed since I was under 21.  According to a post on newyorkupstate.com, about a twitter post by the New York State DMV, Governor Cuomo has approved police using new technology to catch fake ID&a…
The Amtrak Toys for Tots Train Won’t be Happening This Year
Unfortunately, it was just announced that Amtrak won't be having the Toys for Tots train this year.
News Channel 13 reported that organizers of the Marine Toys for Tots organization announced that Amtrak will not be having the annual Toys for Tots train this year...
As of This Week, Mental Health Now Has To Be Taught In Schools
New York has focused on mental health a lot recently, from setting standards for national guidelines for screening teens to designing a license plate for mental health awareness.  Now, a new law is taking effect in New York mandating that education on mental health be provid…

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