KINGSTON – The driver of the car in which four young men were killed in Saugerties on Wednesday remains in the intensive care unit of Westchester Medical Center and Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright expects his investigators to interview her as soon as she has recovered sufficiently.  She is unable to communicate, for now.


A large group of area residents, members of the Hudson Valley Black Lives Matter Coalition and members of Samuel Harrell’s family marched down Market Street in Poughkeepsie to the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office Thursday.

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Saratoga Springs will be packed with visitors for Travers weekend and public safety officials are putting a plan in place to make sure guests enjoy their stay.

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The College of Saint Rose in Albany is facing a  $9.3 million deficit and has told faculty members to prepare for layoffs. The Times Union reports the college is seeing declining enrollment and incurred $4 million in operating costs last year. Additionally officials said 70 percent of the school’s property has a mortgage.  A  St. Rose spokeswoman said the college is working toward “a sustainable financial model.” 

Meteorologist Paul Caiano's Morning Forecast

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Newschannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano

Here's NewsChannel 13 Meteorologist Paul Caiano's WAMC Regional Forecast:

Mostly sunny today. Highs in the upper 70's.

Mostly clear tonight.  Low in the mid 50's.

A mix of sun and clouds tomorrow.  Highs in the lower 80's.

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Horse Racing:

Horse racing fans in Saratoga can get an up-close look at American Pharoah this morning. The Triple Crown winner is scheduled for a gallop between 8:45 and 9 a.m. It’s all in prep for the Travers Stakes tomorrow. If American Pharoah wins on Saturday he will be the first horse to win the Triple Crown and Travers in 74 years.

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Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline that would run through Pennsylvania, New York, New Hampshire and Massachusetts are holding an informational picket in Pittsfield Friday.

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Vermont officials have confirmed that norovirus sickened dozens of visitors to Branbury State Park in Salisbury last week.


A former University of Vermont basketball player is retiring from his professional basketball career.

Odd Dan Out

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On Wednesday night the Democratic candidates for Albany County Executive locked horns at a 'candidate forum' - but  Dan McCoy and Dan Egan have another Dan to consider...