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Anna Marie Perrotti, New York State Police
Anna Marie Perrotti, New York State Police
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Halfmoon Travel Agency Accused of Defrauding Customers

After a very busy summer traveling season, it's horrible to hear this took place right under our noses.

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William Richard Moyer, Albany County Sherrif
William Richard Moyer, Albany County Sherrif
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Child Porn Charges Against Colonie Youth Swim Instructor

Just a little too close to home, wouldn't ya say?

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Gov. Cuomo Requiring NY Schools To Test Drinking Water For Lead

It's a common sight to see: a little kid, standing on his tippy-toes at the schools water fountain trying to quench his thirst in between classes. When we think about our schools, we've always assumed they were safe.

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Albany Sinkholes About To Be Fixed

It seems like a total butt ton of sinkholes have been popping up all over the capital region in the last year or so, the problem is about to get fixed.

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Credit: Marissa Instagram
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Cinnabon Is Coming To Albany And I Feel Responsible

I remember as a little girl, the few times my Mom would venture to Albany with me to go to Crossgates Mall was exciting. No, I didn't really enjoy the shopping, I was a kid after all. It was the sweet, delicious smell that would hit me as we turned the corner.

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Mariah Carey’s Sister Arrested for Prostitution in Saugerties

Mariah Carey's lyrics were actually used in the ad her sister posted online looking for Johns!

The pop diva's sister was arrested on a prostitution charge in Saugerties on Friday and police are saying anyone who may have had a sexual encounter with the woman should see their doctor...

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Saratoga Travers Stakes is Won By 12 Lengths [Watch]

Folks on Twitter are saying that the winner of the 147th Annual Travers Stakes at the Saratoga Race Course made the other horses look bad!  Maybe that's because Arrogate won by 12 lengths...

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12 Year Old Breaks the New York Freshwater Drum Record

Amerila Whalen, a 12-year-old girl from Essex County has earned the bragging rights to catching a record-breaking fish in Lake Champlain...

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Woman Promoted As First Female Deputy Chief in Albany Fire Department

Just in time for Women's Equality Day (which is August 26th, by the way) Albany's Fire Department gets their first female deputy chief!

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Free Car Seat Inspections Wednesday, August 31st in Latham

How many times have you looked back at your little one and wondered if you were doing all you could to protect them in that moment? Coming up, August 31st in

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Fecal Levels Close Million Dollar Beach in Lake George

You've heard the term, "party pooper," right?

Well, I'm not sure how that term originated, but it may have been because of something like this.

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A Crazy Man Is Stealing Women’s Bathing Suits in Troy

Security cameras in a South Troy backyard have captured a man stealing more than a dozen women's bathing suits!

I'm sorry, what???

Here's the post from the homeowner's video -

It's not the first time this has happened, either...

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