Glenville Police seek assistance with mental health crisis
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by Tamara Starr
6h ago
GLENVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Glenville Police are seeking assistance from elected officials since the department is seeing more calls about people who pose a threat to themselves or to others. Those individuals are now taken to local emergency rooms for evaluation. Some are moved to a local critical care center for long-term care. But there need to be more critical care centers available, according to Chief Stephen Janik. “The overcrowding of our local emergency room or crisis centers, which is putting a strain on the crisis centers,” Chief Janik said. Hospitals are also experiencing staff ..read more
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Biden, GOP battle at raucous State of the Union
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by Alex Gangitano, Brett Samuels
6h ago
President Biden urged unity during his State of the Union address on Tuesday, but there was little of that on display in a raucous chamber where the president was heckled by a number of newly empowered House Republicans.  Biden’s speech was a blend of a victory lap over his first two years in office and a pitch to voters about what he would do with six more years if he were re-elected in 2024. The president rattled off a list of bipartisan legislation that he argued had revitalized the economy and shown the government can work for the public, while urging a newly divided Congress to “fini ..read more
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Code Blue public commented halted after heated exchange
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by Courtney Ward
6h ago
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- The Saratoga Springs City Council public comment period was halted Tuesday evening after a heated exchange between Black Lives Matter protestors and elected officials ..read more
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Schenectady County to discuss possible ice rink expansion
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by Courtney Ward
7h ago
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- The Schenectady County Legislature is considering a proposal to use federal funding to renovate the Schenectady County Recreational Facility. The $2.5 million project would be funded by the American Rescue Plan ..read more
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Gloversville men facing multiple charges after shooting incident, standoff
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by Courtney Ward
7h ago
GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) -- The New York State Police have arrested two Gloversville men after a shots fired incident and brief standoff in the city late Sunday night. A firearm, multiple controlled substances, and drug paraphernalia were also recovered during the investigation, police said ..read more
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IRS urges millions of taxpayers to delay filing
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by Alix Martichoux, Jeremy Tanner
8h ago
(NEXSTAR) – The Internal Revenue Service is telling millions of taxpayers who received special state tax refunds or payments to delay filing their 2022 taxes. "There are a variety of state programs that distributed these payments in 2022 and the rules surrounding them are complex," the IRS said in a statement. "We expect to provide additional clarity for as many states and taxpayers as possible next week." The IRS said it is "aware of questions" surrounding the relief efforts that were crafted by states in different ways and under different rules. When can you expect your tax refund? In Califo ..read more
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Bed Bath & Beyond to close another 150 stores as struggles continue
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by Addy Bink, Jeremy Tanner
8h ago
(NEXSTAR) -- Just a week after announcing it would close 87 locations (which came just a couple of weeks after sharing a list of more than five dozen other stores set to close), Bed Bath & Beyond has announced it will shutter 150 additional stores as it tries to stay afloat. The New Jersey-based company said this week that it had raised about $1 billion through offerings of preferred stock and warrants to purchase the company’s common stock. The funds will be used to pay off its debt, it said ..read more
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North Country schools running out of snow days in the middle of extreme winter
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by Isabella Colello
10h ago
GOUVERNEUR, N.Y. (WWTI) -- It's only the beginning of February but it has been a historic winter for the North Country. Between blizzards, frigid temperatures, icy roads and heavy lake effect, schools have been forced to close. Many districts had to use snow days back in November due to the massive early winter storm that brought feet of snow to the region. "Primarily this year it's been heavy snowfall and slippery roads," Gouverneur Central School District Superintendent Jacquelyn Kelly said. "The timing of the storms has been just right, so bringing students into school would be very difficu ..read more
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Memphis police officer texted picture of Tyre Nichols following beating
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by Cheyanne M. Daniels
10h ago
A Memphis police officer has admitted to using his personal cellphone to send out a picture of Tyre Nichols after he was brutally beaten and arrested on Jan. 7, according to The New York Times. Demetrius Haley admitted to sending a photograph of Nichols, bleeding and half-conscious, to at least five people, including two fellow officers, a civilian employee of the department and a female acquaintance, according to documents sent to the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission and obtained by the Times. According to the paper, Memphis Chief of Police Cerelyn Davis sent a decert ..read more
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Senator Ted Cruz introduces congressional term limit bill
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by Alexandra Limon
10h ago
WASHINGTON (Nexstar) – Some lawmakers say there should be term limits for members of Congress, even though they themselves plan to be in office longer than their proposed term limits. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz introduced a bill to limit senators to two terms in office. He also announced he's running for a third term. “I would love to see it enacted into the Constitution, limit all of us to two terms. And I would happily comply with that,” Sen. Cruz said ..read more
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