Category Archives: Capital District

  • UAlbany basketball getting a lot from its five transfers

    UAlbany basketball getting a lot from its five transfers C.J. Kelly (Norfolk State), Kellon Taylor (Duquesne), Jarvis Doles (Drexel), Chuck Champion (Loyola, Md.) and Jamel Horton (Pratt Community College) all are among the top six UAlbany basketball players in points scored and minutes played. They collectively have provided 64…

  • Rotterdam man accused of murder in death of foster child

    Rotterdam man accused of murder in death of foster child A Rotterdam man who told authorities a foster child gravely injured in his care fell from a chair was indicted on murder charges for inflicting the internal injuries that killed the boy, the Schenectady County District Attorney’s office announced Friday.…

  • Lloyd Austin, former Fort Drum commander, confirmed as first Black Defense Secretary

    Lloyd Austin, former Fort Drum commander, confirmed as first Black Defense Secretary The Senate voted 93 to 2 to confirm Lloyd Austin, a former Fort Drum commander, as the first Black Secretary of Defense Friday. Austin is Biden’s second Cabinet official to be confirmed and he was approved by…

  • Rangers employ sled, headlamps and microspikes for mountain rescues

    Rangers employ sled, headlamps and microspikes for mountain rescues State forest rangers over the past week took a woman out of the woods with a possible dislocated hip in the Adirondacks and assisted two hikers who were lost in the dark near the treacherous Kaaterskill Falls in the Catskills.…

  • Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86

    Hank Aaron, baseball's one-time home run king, dies at 86 ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth but went on to break the career home run record in the pre-steroids era, died early Friday. He was 86. The…

  • Coronavirus response keeps Averill Park High students remote for 3rd week

    Coronavirus response keeps Averill Park High students remote for 3rd week SAND LAKE – Averill Park High School students will continue in remote learning for a third week while Algonquin Middle School students will return to in-person, hybrid instruction Monday as the district continues to deal with aspects of…

  • NXIVM leader Keith Raniere moved to Arizona prison

    NXIVM leader Keith Raniere moved to Arizona prison NXIVM leader Keith Raniere is now serving his sentence at a federal penitentiary in Tuscon, Ariz., according to the U.S Bureau of Prisons. The 60-year-old is one of 1,328 prisoners at the high-security prison. Other high-profile inmates at the desert prison include Ross Ulbricht,…