ALBANY,N .Y. – UAlbany men’s basketball team will find themselves in the same role as last year when they ran the table by upsetting top-ranked Stony Brook in the semifinals. The Great Danes will be taking on the same four-seed Stony Brook by first upsetting top-ranked Vermont in the semifinals. The playoffs have become a character trait of the team.
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. – Approximately $100,000 was stolen from the Guilderland Teachers Association. The GTA said they filed a complaint with police when they noticed the money was missing. The association has declined to say who may be responsible, but police confirm it is an association member who may have stolen the money. William Cleveland has two children in the Guilderland
LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - More than 100 prospective jurors are scheduled to fill out questionnaires for the trial of a New York police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, torture, kill and eat women. Prospective jurors usually aren't asked to answer written questions, though questionnaires have been used in terrorism trials and in other cases when
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York authorities and a major gun show operator have worked out new rules to make sure weapon sales are properly tracked and done safely. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Friday the "Model Gun Show Procedures" will be in place for this weekend's show at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. That show is
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Obama will meet with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Wednesday in Washington, D.C. to discuss the ongoing Russian military incursion in the Crimea Peninsula, the White House said. Yatsenyuk has called on the West to defend Ukraine against Russia, which he said "is armed to the teeth" and "has nuclear weapons." Yatsenyuk has asked Russia,
SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — The Saginaw Spirit minor league hockey team confirms that police found the body of 20-year-old player Terry Trafford, who disappeared eight days earlier after receiving discipline from the club. The team says on its website that Michigan State Police informed officials of the discovery Tuesday afternoon. The team says it has "reached out to Terry's parents
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- One of two Iranian men who were photographed before they boarded a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 jetliner before it took off and went missing last weekend was trying to get to Germany in search of a better life, a friend reportedly said. Pouria Nour Mohammad Mehrdad, 19, and Delavar Seyed Nohammad Reza, 29, were photographed last
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — It could be a way of de-escalating the standoff between Russia and the West over Ukraine. The parliament in the Ukrainian region of Crimea said if residents vote on Sunday to become part of Russia, the peninsula will declare itself independent and propose becoming a Russian state. That could give Moscow the option of saying there's