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State police are seeking information about a newborn baby boy found dead in a trash container near a Columbia County convenience store.

Civic leaders are once again coming together to talk about issues facing the city of Albany.

A new online tool will allow victims of crime in upstate New York to more easily find the legal help and services they need.

A Mohawk Valley woman is going to jail for keeping her 93-year-old mother's corpse for over a year so she could cash her benefit checks.

1933 was a banner year for lawlessness in America. Gangsters who honed their skills fighting the law during prohibition year threw their efforts into new schemes, bank robbing, extortion, and kidnapping on a nationwide scale; evading the police was often just a matter of cross a state line, but then one kidnapping changed everything. Joe Urschel tells the story in his new The Year Of Fear: Machine Gun Kelly And The Manhunt That Changed The Nation.

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Two Troy Police shot over the summer are working their way back to the force.

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Authorities are investigating the death of a man found in a Glens Falls parking lot Wednesday morning.

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It has been a violent weekend with four shootings in the city of Albany, marring the Columbus Day holiday period.

  Richard Price is known for his bestsellers Clockers and Freedomland as well as writing for the HBO hit – The Wire.

His latest book, The Whites, is a tale of a New York City police detective under siege by an unsolved murder, his own dark past, and a violent stalker out of revenge.

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With two recent shootings as a catalyst, officials announced initiatives today to combat crime in downtown Chicopee, Massachusetts.

Chicopee Mayor Richard Kos said plans will be accelerated to put up more streetlights and  install surveillance cameras while additional police patrols will begin immediately in Chicopee Center, where police said Tuesday a gang war over drug trafficking and turf is taking place.

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