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New stimulus bill would send New York families thousands

man counting moneyPhoto by Karolina Grabowska (Creative Commons) Tired of having sticker shock every time you go to the store because of what it is doing to your wallet? That's understandable. And, thankfully, there is an exciting new law being proposed from three senators that would likely help you out A new law, called the Family Security Act 2.0.,was introduced by Mitt Romney, Richard Burr, and Steve Daines. This new government program would send money in the amount of $350 per month for each qualifying child ages five years old and under. For families with children ages six to seventeen years old, parents would receive $250 a month for each qualifying child.
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Albany Man Admits To $207K Unemployment Insurance Fraud

A Capital District man could spend decades in federal prison after admitting to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in COVID-19 pandemic-related unemployment insurance benefits. Kahleke Taylor, age 21, of Albany, pleaded guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft charges Tuesday, Aug. 9, in federal court in...

Man shot by Albany police earlier this year rejects plea deal

Jordan Young has rejected a plea deal that would have sent him to prison for three to five years. He is the man who was shot by Albany police earlier this year, as police say he charged at an officer with a knife. Albany police showed NewsChannel 13 body camera...

Police: Westerlo man arrested on bail-jumping charge

WESTERLO — A Westerlo man wanted on charges that he failed to show up for a sentencing in February was found Aug. 6 in Nassau, according to state police. Andrew Gibson, 43, of Westerlo, was scheduled to appear for sentencing Feb. 1 after he pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide. The conviction was in connection with a fatal vehicle crash on May 16, 2021, in Westerlo.

Star Of The Flash, Ezra Miller Arrested In Stamford Vermont

If anything Ezra Miller is causing more and more controversy in his career and his personal life. In a press release issued Monday, the Vermont State Police said it was alerted of a burglary in a Stamford, Vermont, home belonging to Isaac B. Winokur at around 5:55 p.m. local time on May 1.

Actor who Plays ‘The Flash’ Arrested An Hour From Albany

Actor Ezra Miller, best known for playing 'The Flash', was arrested Sunday night and is facing felony charges for a burglary that happened in Bennington County Vermont. The 29 year old actor was charged with a burglary that happened on May 1st in the town of Stamford. Police say Miller broke into a home in the town and stole several bottles of alcohol. Nobody was in the home at the time. Surveillance video at the home apparently connected Miller to the incident. When the actor was located, a citation was issued for to appear in Bennington County court on September 26 to face the charges.

Tuesday night shooting and shots fired in Schenectady

At around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the 600 block of Congress Street after it was reported that a man had been shot. The 21-year-old man had been shot in his upper thigh. He was transported to Albany Medical Center. His injuries were reportedly not life-threatening. Just about an...

Gilded Age Season 2 -Pics from Church Scene on State Street in Albany

I live in Albany near its historic Washington Park, and despite some of the inconveniences that come along with city-living, I really do love the area. There's never a shortage of loud noises, lack of parking, incessant traffic, moderate crime, beggars, etc, and as someone who has lived down in Center Square for nearly 15 years, I've had my fair share of things to complain about.

Albany woman admits to stealing $200k from Department of Labor

An Albany woman pleaded guilty to stealing more than $200,000 in pandemic-related unemployment benefits. Kahleke Taylor, 21, admits to soliciting other people’s information on social media to make false unemployment insurance applications on the Department of Labor’s website. Taylor pleaded guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated...

Police: Two pedestrians killed in East Greenbush crash

A car crash in East Greenbush on Tuesday night has left two people dead. East Greenbush Police said it happened at the intersection of Columbia Turnpike and Phillips Road. Two people attempting to cross Columbia Turnpike, identified as 88-year-old Rita Buhl of East Greenbush and her daughter, 50-year-old Roberta Kenney of East Greenbush, were hit by a car driven by 23-year-old Matthew Collins of Troy.

One year since former Gov. Cuomo announced resignation

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10)—One year ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo held a press conference just days after a report from the New York Attorney General was released. The report concluded he sexually harassed 11 women. Cuomo said the allegations were false. “Don’t get me wrong,” Cuomo stated at the August 10th, 2021 press conference. “This is not […]