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Police in Troy, New York are investigating an officer-involved shooting Tuesday night that injured a 22-year-old man. 

Troy Mayor Patrick Madden briefs the press on a citywide fire investigation. (July 18, 2017)
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A huge Monday night fire has changed the landscape of an Albany neighborhood, while the hunt is on across the river in Troy for an arsonist believed responsible for a string of recent fires.

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Late last week, Troy's Police Department placed its entire Drugs and Firearms Interdiction Unit on administrative leave.

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A police officer has been charged with driving while intoxicated after he slammed into a vehicle belonging to another law enforcement agency.

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U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer has awarded a Troy police officer a Congressional Badge of Bravery for heroism in the line of duty.  Thursday's ceremony was held at Hudson Valley Community College.

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Three men are being held in Virginia in connection with two bodies found a day apart in Rensselear County.

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has withdrawn his lawsuit against Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove stemming from the police shooting death of an area man. 

Rensselaer County DA Joel Abelove is being sued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
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Update 5/1/16:

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order in support of an investigation by State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman into a police shooting that killed a Capital Region man.

Watervliet resident Edson Thevenin was killed in an encounter with Troy police on April 17th.

Last week, Schneiderman's office announced it was suing Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel Abelove over the case after police sergeant Randy French was cleared of any wrongdoing in the shooting by a grand jury.

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One of the area’s most recent police shootings has attracted the attention of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

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Police in the City of Troy have released video of a fatal officer-involved shooting that took place last August.

Officers Joshua Comitale and Chad Klein were injured in the shootout with Thaddeus Faison in the city's Lansingburgh neighborhood after an attempted carjacking.

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

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Some of the Troy mayoral candidates are weighing in on law and order after two police officers were wounded in a fatal shootout with a carjacking suspect over the weekend in Lansingburgh.

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Two Troy police officers are on the mend at Albany Medical Center following a shootout late Saturday night, the first time officers in the city have been shot in the line of duty in 40 years.

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Update: 1:02 p.m.

Two Troy police officers were shot Saturday night in the Capital Region city's Lansingburgh neighborhood.