Fit Kids February Webisodes
Albany The Islamic State militant group has become known for its aggressive tactics for recruitment. But religious leaders say they're working to keep young Muslims away from the influence of ISIS. Jim Vasil spoke with local religious leaders about their efforts. 10:49 PM
As we round out the last weekend of Fit Kids February, we take a look at a teenage boy battling a life threatening disease and refusing to let it stop him from reaching his goals. Emily DeFeciani has more on Cole Halvax's journey to the top at Saturday's annual Cystic Fibrosis Stair Climb.
02/28/2015 04:40 PM
The 6 foot, 7 inch tall former power forward who had been suffering from congestive heart failure, also spent time with the New Jersey Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Milwaukee Bucks and Miami Heat.
02/28/2015 11:45 AM
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Advocates: Colonie's New Motel Law Unfairly Targets Working Poor
Albany County
Some advocates for the homeless are speaking out against Colonie's new town law, which limits stays in town motels to 28 days. Reporter Madeleine Rivera spoke to them and the town supervisor, who argues the new law actually helps the needy. 02/27/2015 05:35 PM
Austin Grattan: Kid of the Week!
For caring about your community, Austin, you are the Kid of the Week. 02/28/2015 04:47 PM
Lack of Imagination, Design Doomed Casino Projects: Report
Albany
For more than two months, Schenectady has been favored to receive a full casino license in the Capital Region. But, what wasn't known was why other area applicants just didn't stack up. Now the State Gaming Commission released its full report Friday with all the details. Geoff Redick reports. 02/27/2015 09:58 PM
Sunshine Makes Way for Art Appreciation in Troy
Troy
As the Collar City celebrates its ninth year of Troy's Night Out, they shared the day with an art legend. Dozens of people toured the city viewing Tiffany glass. Time Warner Cable News reporter Tanja Rekhi has more. 02/27/2015 09:50 PM
Healthy Living Special: All About Food
This month's Healthy Living special focuses on food -- from what we put into our bodies and our children's bodies, to reading nutrition labels. Plus, we touch on the latest medical advancements.
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Congress Staves Off Homeland Security Furloughs with Temporary Solution
Washington, D.C.
Congress prevented another shutdown as the House late Friday approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week, with just two hours before a midnight deadline. 02/27/2015 11:10 PM
Obama, ATF Seek to Ban Popular Sport Rifle Ammunition
Albany
The Obama administration could be close to banning one of the most common types of bullets used in sport rifles, sparking a debate between gun enthusiasts and safety advocates. Jim Vasil has the details. 02/27/2015 05:36 PM
Gov. Cuomo Begins Initial Closed-Door Budget Sessions
Albany
Governor Andrew Cuomo this week held his first closed-door meeting with top lawmakers to hash out the details of the state budget. As Capital Tonight's Nick Reisman reports, it included three old faces and one new addition. 02/27/2015 08:00 PM
Woman Facing Charges After Allegedly Driving Drunk, Hitting Two Cars and Pedestrian
Albany
Police say the pedestrian she hit, along with a person in the first car, do not have serious injuries. 02/27/2015 12:27 PM
Albany Police Hosts Visitors from Republic of Georgia
Albany
The Albany Police Athletic League is hosting overseas visitors who traveled to the Capital Region from eastern Europe. Emily DeFeciani has more on the Georgia delegation, and what they hope to learn from the Albany Police Department. 02/27/2015 08:37 PM
The Answer to Whether 'The Dress' Black and Blue or White and Gold?
Hudson Valley
It has become arguably one of the most talked about dresses ever by users across the world on social media that’s simply being called “the dress." As Time Warner Cable News reporter Michael Howard explains the answer to its question is scientific. 02/27/2015 08:59 PM
'Star Trek' Actor Leonard Nimoy Dies at Age 83
New York City
"Star Trek" fans here in the city are mourning the loss of actor Leonard Nimoy who died Friday at the age of 86. Updated 02/27/2015 11:39 PM
Montgomery State of County Focuses on Plans for Unchosen Casino Site
Amsterdam
Montgomery County Executive Matt Ossenfort says the county plans to use the site in the Economic Regional Development competition with the hope of making the site productive for the county. 02/27/2015 09:04 PM
Soares Introduces New App to Fight Animal Abuse in Capital Region
Albany County
District Attorney David Soares says there's a new website and app that will help people report animal abuse, and includes details on the county's Animal Cruelty Taskforce, which has been in place since 2013. 02/27/2015 05:24 PM
DC Non-Profit Trains Service Dogs for Wounded Warriors
New York City
A unique non-profit group based near the nation’s capital is helping to improve the lives of disabled military veterans. They do it by pairing wounded warriors with service dogs that have an extraordinary set of skills. 02/27/2015 02:41 PM
Leaving Dangerous Streets of Cincinnati Behind, Green Tech Star Makes Life Anew
Albany
Israel Griffin is one of the stars of the high-flying Green Tech Eagles. He grew up near Cincinnati playing basketball in the streets for as long as he could remember, but when things on the court starting going south a bit those same streets, once his salvation, nearly became his road to ruin. 02/26/2015 11:00 PM
Staying Active Can Help Children Struggling with Type 1 Diabetes
New York State
With daily distractions like video games and social media, there are many reasons it's even more challenging getting your kids out there and active but -- what if being fit is a matter of life or death? As we continue our coverage of Fit Kids February, Tanja Rekhi reports on one girl's struggle to overcome just that. 02/27/2015 10:30 AM
Group of Contractors Build Giant Snowman for a Good Cause in Guilderland
Guilderland
A group of contractors decided back in November, when the region got it's first snowfall -- to build a 24-foot tall snowman on Route 158 in Guilderland. 02/27/2015 09:23 AM
Colonie Bans Motel Stays More Than 28 Days
Colonie
The Colonie Town Board voted unanimously Thursday night to change the law for motels and hotels in the town. Time Warner Cable News reporter Katie Eastman has the details. 02/26/2015 10:30 PM
Queensbury Woman Sews Linens for King Richard III's Reinterment Ceremony
Queensbury
More than 500 years after his death, King Richard the III's remains were discovered under a parking lot in England in 2012. As Matt Hunter explains, a Queensbury woman is stitching a rare tie to the former ruler. 02/26/2015 08:15 PM
Radio Host Paul Vandenburgh Weighs In on Gov. Cuomo's Controversial Plan
Albany
Talk 1300 AM radio host Paul Vandenburgh talks about Governor Cuomo's controversial plan in regards to the Common Core Curriculum. 02/27/2015 08:10 AM
Albany Searches for Ways to Cut Down Streetlight Costs
Albany
Could the city switch to LED lights? It's a suggestion the State Financial Restructuring Board has made for the city of Albany, saying it would save the city money in the long run. Madeleine Rivera has the story. 02/26/2015 07:45 PM
Private Colleges Say Sexual Assault Laws are Adding Up
Albany
New York's private colleges aren't saying there are "too many" laws to fight college sexual assault, but the laws are starting to add up. Geoff Redick reports. 02/26/2015 05:29 PM
North Adams Seeks To Re-Brand Itself
North Adams
The City of North Adams is seeking a new identity - at least, on paper. Jim Vasil explains this re-branding process. 02/26/2015 06:00 PM
Local Muslim Leaders Work Against ISIS
Albany Capital Region
After the arrest of three New York City men who were trying to join the terror group ISIS, local leaders say they're doing what they can, to fight the push by ISIS to recruit young Muslim men in the U.S. Tanja Rekhi met with leaders to learn what they're doing to prevent what happened in New York City, from happening again. 02/26/2015 09:30 PM