Category Archives: Capital District

  • Sentencing Wednesday for Jacquelyn Porreca killer, getaway driver

    Sentencing Wednesday for Jacquelyn Porreca killer, getaway driver The man who stabbed Colonie barber Jacquelyn Porreca to death in a 2015 robbery and the driver who drove him from the crime scene are scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday morning in the Albany County Judicial Center to prison terms. State…

  • Rain, cooler temperatures Wednesday in Albany area

    Rain, cooler temperatures Wednesday in Albany area Rain, cooler temperatures Wednesday in Albany area A cold front brought some rain showers to the Capital Region on Wednesday along with cooler temperatures, the National Weather Service said. Seasonable and dry weather is expected Thursday before another cold front crosses the…

  • Amedore, Tedisco, Woerner among state legislature victors

    Amedore, Tedisco, Woerner among state legislature victors Fueled by campaign spending of about four times more than his rival, state Sen. George Amedore defeated Montgomery County Democrat Sara Niccoli. Longtime Assemblyman Jim Tedisco becomes the first person in 40 years not named Hugh Farley to occupy the 49th Senate…

  • Search for election hackers starts in East Greenbush

    Search for election hackers starts in East Greenbush TROY — The election wasn’t rigged — or hacked — thanks to a little known group of cyber security experts located off Route 4 in East Greenbush. While Capital Region residents went to the polls and then watched the historic presidential…

  • State Senate: GOP likely to stay in control

    State Senate: GOP likely to stay in control ALBANY — Though a handful of races remained too close to call Tuesday night, Republicans appeared favored to retain their control of the state Senate — and possibly even grow their majority. On the Republican stronghold of Long Island, Democratic Sen.…

  • Schumer defeats Long, awaits greater victory

    Schumer defeats Long, awaits greater victory WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. Charles Schumer’s race against GOP challenger Wendy Long was over by 9 p.m., but the Senate races most important to him — the ones that could put him in the driver’s seat — were continuing to trickle in through…