Albany

Teen injured in afternoon shooting

ALBANY — Police are investigating a Friday afternoon shooting that sent a teenager to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. At around 4:20 p.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Third Street and North…

Arena football to return to Albany

It's official. The Arena Football League is returning to Albany. It was revealed in a report from the Times Union Monday that the sport will return to the Capital City for the first time since 2009. The team, that has not been named yet…

Man slain on Albany street corner

ALBANY, NY -- A 72-year-old man was slane on a Capital City street corner on Sunday, Albany police said. Albany Police spokesman Steve Smith told the Times Union that a man was shot near the corner of Lexington Avenue and Sherman Street…

Man slashed in Albany, no arrests

ALBANY -- A man was slashed in the arm in the Capitol City on Wednesday, according to Albany Police. Police responded to a First St. fight near Quail Street at 3:35 p.m. Upon arrival, they found a man with a cut on his arm. The victim…

Skatepark brings new beginnings to Albany

Year after year, the tennis courts at Albany's Washington Park become a hotbed of professional and amateur skaters grinding, skating and trying out new tricks alike. Now, they finally have a safe and professional place to channel their…

Woman found dead in Washington Park

Embed from Getty Images ALBANY -- A 25-year-old city woman was found "unresponsive" on a Washington Park bench early Friday morning, Albany Police told the Times Union on Monday. The woman, who has not yet been…

Albany Dutchmen get new digs for 2017

ALBANY -- As 518 Sports exclusively reported in February, the Albany Dutchmen will not return to downtown this season and will call Siena Field their home, the team confirmed in a release Wednesday. The Dutchmen who compete in the Perfect…

It’s FREE Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s

What goes better with 50-degree weather and monsoon rains than an ice cream cone, better yet one that you don't have to pay for. Today, April 4, 2017, is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's, from 12 p.m. - 8 p.m. The Vermont-based…

Hudson the Railroad Puppy needs your help

Schodack, NY -- Who could forget the sickening, yet inspiring story of Hudson the Railroad Puppy and his siblings? A few years later, he's doing well, but his pet parents are in need of help to keep this little fighter mobile. Hudson,…