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Attempted Murder Convict Who Fled Albany Court Before Verdict Found Dead

A New York man convicted of attempted murder who later fled an Albany courthouse before that verdict could be read has been found dead in Florida. Albany resident Michael Green, age 36, fatally shot himself Thursday night, June 23, following a 5-hour standoff with Orlando police, according to the Albany County District Attorney's Office.
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WATCH: Bad Accident on Alternate Route 7 Caught on Dashcam

Video posted to Reddit's Albany Forum on Thursday shows a multicar crash on Alternate Route 7 in Colonie. The timestamp on the dashcam says it happened Thursday afternoon shortly before 4pm. The vehicle with the dashcam is traveling westbound and is slowing down due to flashing police lights off to...
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Pro-abortion rights advocates rally in Hudson

Anger and frustration are just some of the emotions many in the Capital Region are feeling following a Supreme Court decision to overturn the right to an abortion; ruling in favor of a Mississippi law that restricts abortion at 15 weeks -- two months earlier than what was protected under Roe v. Wade.
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Convict who escaped from NY courtroom kills himself during Orlando standoff

A man who had escaped from a New York courtroom after being convicted of attempted murder two weeks ago shot and killed himself during a standoff with police in Orlando Thursday. Michael Green, 36, who also went by the last name Edwards, was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound at Mosaic at Millenia Apartments, hours after barricading himself inside one of the units, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office wrote in a statement. Green had spent the past two weeks on the run from law enforcement, ever since he took off from an Albany County courthouse in upstate New York...
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Pittsfield man wins $1 million on scratch ticket

PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - A Berkshire County man has one million reasons to smile after his wife made a recent errand run. Mass. Lottery spokesperson Christian Teja said that William Cassavant of Pittsfield asked his wife to pick up two scratch tickets while she was running errands. She stopped at Lipton Mart in Pittsfield, but the store was closed for five minutes. She decided to wait for it to reopen, bought “$4,000,000 Brilliant Titanium” tickets, and brought them home.
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How To Eat Like Anthony Bourdain Here in the Capital Region

June 25 would have been Anthony Bourdain’s 66th birthday. Maybe you know him as the “Don’t Order Fish on Mondays” guy from Kitchen Confidential. Maybe you traveled the world through his lens on No Reservations and CNN’s superb Parts Unknown. Maybe you only know the headlines around his death in 2018.
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SNAPSHOT: Yana Yoga ribbon-cutting ceremony

A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrates Samantha Lyman becoming the new owner of local business Yana Yoga, located at 100 Saratoga Village Blvd., Suite 26, in Malta. The Yana Yoga team and facilities are fully opened and ready to serve a growing list of clients and customers. More information is available online at www.yanayoga.net. (Photo provided by the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce)
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