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Drug Takeback Day This Saturday in the Capital Region
This Saturday, U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency is hosting it's annual Prescription Drug Takeback Day.
For the 16th year in a row, the Drug Takeback Day is being held to help people safely get rid of old, expired, or not-used prescription medications...
Local Ice Cream Truck Driver Accused of Stalking Girls
Talk about the stuff nightmares are made of.
According to News 10 abc, a local ice cream truck man from Whitehall, NY has been accused of stalking young girls.  Seriously, this is the stuff nightmares are made of!  As if ice cream trucks aren't creepy enough with their music just …
If Marijuana Becomes Legal, Should NY Employers Still Test?
Should employers be testing for something if it's legal?
Back in May, I posted about how more employers in New York were dropping drug testing.  The topic has come up again in the news, and the area still seems to be vague as New York seems to be getting closer to the legalization of m…
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...
FBI SWAT Training Site is Coming to the Capital Region
It's almost as if we're on one of those television crime shows- because one area of the Capital Region is being turned into a SWAT training site for the FBI!
According to the Times Union, a former warehouse in Colonie located on Arrowhead Lane is going to be converted into a training s…
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...

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