Monthly Archives: November 2020

  • How to protect your packages from being stolen by Porch Pirates this holiday season

    How to protect your packages from being stolen by Porch Pirates this holiday season (WBNG) — Police across Broome County are reminding people about the dangers of porch pirates on this Cyber Monday. A porch pirate is a person who steals a package left on someone’s porch. Vestal Police…

  • Wisconsin, Arizona certify Biden wins in presidential vote

    Wisconsin, Arizona certify Biden wins in presidential vote Two battleground states, Wisconsin and Arizona, certified their presidential election tallies Monday in favor of Joe Biden, even as President Donald Trump’s legal team continues to dispute the results. Biden’s victory in Wisconsin was certified following a partial recount that only…

  • Albany police coronavirus cases double

    Albany police coronavirus cases double ALBANY – The city’s police academy will remain closed for at least another week as the number of officers and cadets within the department who have tested positive for the coronavirus has more than doubled. Source: Times Unition Albany police coronavirus cases double

  • Attorney fired for her testimony in sex harassment probe files new lawsuit

    Attorney fired for her testimony in sex harassment probe files new lawsuit An attorney who was terminated from her position at the state Division of Criminal Justice Services three years ago for her testimony in a sexual harassment investigation recently filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court accusing the…

  • 45 East Greenbush students quarantined after bus driver tests positive for COVID-19

    45 East Greenbush students quarantined after bus driver tests positive for COVID-19 EAST GREENBUSH – An East Greenbush Central School District bus driver has tested positive for COVID-19 sending 45 students and two other employees into mandatory quarantine, the district announced on its website. The Rensselaer County Health Department…

  • High-tech hardware selling out quickly, and many shoppers are getting desperate

    High-tech hardware selling out quickly, and many shoppers are getting desperate The COVID pandemic is forcing so many folks to do their shopping from home and internet scammers are coming up with new ways of stealing your money or your identification. When it comes to gaming console ripoffs, consumer…

  • North Colonie announces 15 new coronavirus cases after holiday weekend

    North Colonie announces 15 new coronavirus cases after holiday weekend Since Nov. 24, North Colonie Central School District has confirmed 15 new coronavirus cases in the school community. “While we recognize this number is very high, we want to remind you that we did not send out daily communication…

  • GAO says weekly unemployment benefits report flawed

    GAO says weekly unemployment benefits report flawed WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog has found that the Labor Department’s widely watched weekly unemployment benefits data are providing an inaccurate reading on the number of newly laid off workers because of flaws in the government’s data collection. The Government Accountability…

  • Judge: Detained immigrants must see a judge within 10 days

    Judge: Detained immigrants must see a judge within 10 days NEW YORK (AP) — A judge says newly detained immigrants must appear before a judge within 10 days rather than the weeks or months they’ve sometimes had to endure in recent years.  Civil rights groups praised the Monday ruling…

  • Fairground Festival of Lights starts Tuesday night

    Fairground Festival of Lights starts Tuesday night HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB)–Starting tomorrow, you can enjoy a holiday tradition in a safe way. News 4 will be broadcasting live from the Hamburg Fairgrounds tomorrow for the opening night of the Festival of Lights. Things will be different this year because of…