ALBANY, N.Y. – An arraignment was held in Albany County Court Thursday for a Coeymans Hollow man accused of killing his mother. Cameras were not allowed inside the courtroom as Brandon Biers was arraigned on a felony second-degree murder charge. Police were called to the Biers Road home the 24-year-old shared with his mother at around 1 a.m. May 25.
SCOTIA, N.Y. – As part of a $1.2 million project for Richmor Aviation, a groundbreaking was held Friday at the Schenectady County Airport. A new 20 thousand square foot hangar is being built at the Schenectady County Airport to meet the growing needs of Richmor Aviation. The company offers executive charter aircraft service with a fleet of 9 planes. Richmor
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
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Five people are suing the federal government alleging that an expanded national security screen targeting Muslims has led to lengthy delays and denials in their applications for citizenship and green cards. The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California filed a lawsuit in federal court in Los Angeles Thursday alleging the government doesn't allow immigration officers
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld Entertainment are ending their 25-year-old marketing partnership, as the airline has come under fire from animal rights activists over the relationship. Officials at both companies said Thursday that the partnership wouldn't be renewed at the end of the year when the current contract expires. SeaWorld says the decision was mutual. A Southwest
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The head of the Dutch-led international team investigating the Malaysian Airline Flight 17 disaster says his group has retrieved additional DNA samples from 25 victims at a mortuary in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg said from Kiev Wednesday the team had also recovered personal belongings of 27 victims at the mortuary. Flight 17 was shot down
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's National Fire Agency says 15 people were killed and 228 were injured in a series of gas leak explosions in a southwestern city. The fire agency says five firefighters are among the dead. Taiwan's Premier Jiang Yi-huah says there were at least five explosions late Thursday night in Kaohsiung. ©2014 Associated Press. All rights