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New Tech at Albany Airport! What Are You Allowed Pack in Your Carry-on?

The Albany International Airport just installed new high-tech security scanners. These state-of-the-art machines can detect everything. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is urging travelers to know what they can and cannot pack. If you are flying out any time soon, here's what you need to know. What to Know Before You...
ALBANY, NY

‘No Options Kyrie’ Takes The Money And Runs In Brooklyn

After the Brooklyn Nets disastrous season ended prematurely after the first round of the NBA playoffs at the hands of his ex-team, the Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving spoke about how he Kevin Durant were going to steer the ship with General Manager Sean Marks and owner Joe Tsai. Marks quickly said, not so fast. Since that point, it has a been a dance between the controversial star and the Nets management whether or not Irving would opt-in to be a Brooklyn Net in 2022-23, be traded, or opt out for free agency. Irving requested a full five-year, $245 million max contract from Brooklyn. He has missed 130 games in 3 seasons since 2019.
BROOKLYN, NY

This Upstate NY Teen Tried to Impersonate a Principal, and ‘Failed’

Impersonating your school principal is already bad enough. That said, impersonating your principal, and trying to get away with felony-level infractions?. That's far, far worse, and that's what we saw in Erie County earlier this summer. The story centers around an unnamed 15-year old kid, and has come to a head with the teenager being arrested.
ALBANY, NY

Ex-New York Met Thor Fixes Hair During A Brawl

Some guys set themself up for a little ribbing when they get caught doing something funny. Former New York Mets pitcher, Noah Syndergaard, aka Thor, is one of those guys. On Sunday, in a brawl between Thor's new team, the Los Angelas Angels and the Seattle Mariners, the 6'6" right-hander did something that has Mets fans and Twitter abuzz!
ALBANY, NY

Italian Fest Returns to One of Upstate’s Most Beloved Neighborhoods

Who has the best Italian food in the Capital Region? Mamma Mia, the choices are endless!. Is it Troy, Albany, Glens Falls, or someplace up in Saratoga County?. If you said Schenectady, you'd be in the majority, as it's pretty much been ingrained in our heads that the Electric City is the place to go for authentic Italian food, made with love in some of our area's most notorious neighborhoods.
SCHENECTADY, NY

Ludacris’ Manager Chaka Zulu Wounded in Triple Shooting

Ludacris' longtime manager Chaka Zulu was shot during a dispute in a Buckhead, Atlanta parking lot last night. Early Monday morning (June 27), Chaka Zulu was one of three men shot in a parking lot on Peachtree Road in Atlanta around 11:35 p.m. Sunday night (June 26), XXL has confirmed with the Atlanta Police Department. The shooting reportedly occurred outside a restaurant called Apt4b and was the result of some sort of argument. One man was killed during the shooting while Chaka and a second unnamed victim were transported to a local hospital to undergo surgery.
ATLANTA, NY

Can Will Brown And The Albany Patroons Win Game 3 Tonight?

The Albany Patroons have a winner take all game ahead of them tonight in Game 3 of the TBL Final Four against The Kokomo BobKats. The Patroons dropped Game 1 on the road in Kokomo Indiana in front of a very large and loud crowd. In a game where the Patroons struggled heavily in the second half, that quickly changed in Game 2. The Patroons had much better shot selection and made very good and clutch shots in a blowout Game 2 win. I still think it is astounding that the Patroons have not lost a game at home. The home court advantage is the real deal for these Patroons.
ALBANY, NY

WATCH: State Police Get Attacked by Man Using an Excavator

In what appears to be a first for Vermont State Police, officers were attacked by a man with an industrial excavator. In the nearly two minute video released by Vermont State Police, two officers can be seen struggling with a suspect, while somebody else (not seen in the video) tries to use an excavator to try and scare off police.
VERMONT STATE

Suspected Serial Robber in Albany!? How To Help Police Stop Him!

Albany Police need your help in identifying a suspect they believe to be a serial robber responsible for numerous holdups at stores around the city. Originally posted on the City of Albany Police Department Facebook page, a surveillance video still of the male suspect was shown from a prominently located, popular downtown Sunoco from Saturday night, June 25. Officers say they were called to the gas station for an attempted robbery. The man in the picture is wearing a grey Adidas hooded sweatshirt and a balaclava that obscures most of his face.
ALBANY, NY

Kendrick Lamar Wins Best Male Hip Hop Artist at 2022 BET Awards

And the winner is Kendrick Lamar. The Compton, Calif. rapper took home the win for Best Male Hip Hop Artist award at the 2022 BET Awards on Sunday night. The 22nd version of the yearly awards show went down Sunday night (June 26). Artists like Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars as Silk Sonic, plus Megan Thee Stallion, among others, were named winners as well. Following the show, K-Dot was revealed as the winner of this year's Best Male Hip Hop Artist award. Kendrick beat out a list of some of hip-hop's biggest stars including Drake, Future, J. Cole, Jack Harlow, Kanye West and Lil Baby.
COMPTON, CA

Megan Thee Stallion Wins Best Female Hip Hop Artist at 2022 BET Awards

The BET Awards has crowned Megan Thee Stallion as this year’s Best Female Hip Hop Artist. The 22nd annual BET Awards went down Sunday night (June 26), live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Hot Girl Meg was honored as the best woman in rap, over other nominees Cardi B, Saweetie, Doja Cat, Latto and Nicki Minaj. Megan Thee Stallion took home the award for Best Female Hip Hop artist at last year’s ceremony as well.
LOS ANGELES, CA