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Capital Region Police Investigating Possible Quadruple Homicide
As reported by WNYT today, Troy police are investigating what is believed to be a quadruple homicide.  WNYT reports that four bodies were found in a basement apartment on 2nd Ave. in Troy.  Little details have been released, and it is unknown what age or gender the…
Beware of New Email Scam
News 10 abc has posted about a new FedEx warning regarding e-mail scams.  Specifically, e-mails are being sent to people with the subject "FedEx: Delivery Problems Notification."  The e-mail however leads those who click to a virus that infects their computer...
Basketball Coach Behind Bars For Secretly Recording Kids
As reported by News 10 abc, a basketball coach from Hagaman, NY is now behind bars for secretly filming kids.  John Salisbury, a volunteer girls basketball coach at St. Mary's Institute in Amsterdam, secretly set bathroom cameras to capture video of kids...
A Possible Change Coming for All Those Who Work for Tips
A new change could be coming for all of you hard workers out there who work in a field where you get tips.  According to the Times Union, Governor Cuomo announced this weekend that he will be holding a series of hearings in 2018 regarding the pay for those who work for tips...
Son of Sam Serial Killer in Albany for Emergency Treatment
The notorious ‘Son of Sam’ killer, David Berkowitz, who both murdered and taunted police from 1976-1977, is reportedly currently in Albany receiving treatment for a heart condition. As reported by the Times Union, he was transferred from Shawagunk Correctional Facility in Wallk…
Scheduling Mixup Leaves Thousands of Flights Without A Pilot
Talk about a mix-up!  I get it- everyone wants time off around a holiday.  And yes, hard workers deserve time off.  But in some fields, you just can't ALL take off.  I for one always seem to work holidays in healthcare.  It is what it is as a nurse...
Enjoying Thanksgiving: Stores Close for the 2017 Holiday
Retail workers rejoice!  It seems that amidst the growing retail madness in recent years, some more stores are actually closing for the Thanksgiving holiday this year.  I caught site of a post by News 10 abc about a number of retailers announcing that they will in fact be closed on Th…
An ‘American Girl’ remembers Tom Petty
It’s easy to be at a loss for words with all of today’s news.  From Las Vegas to Tom Petty, today seemed to bring nothing but shock.  And the loss of Tom Petty is one that hit hard.
I got a chance to see Tom Petty for the first time, at SPAC years and years a…

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