Statement in Albany triple murder, cemetery fails to bury man, secretary docked pay for mammogram hour, is that a shotgun in your alligator?

In a statement to police, the man accused of the Albany triple murder details a night of drinking, smoking pot, watching "Coming to America," and then anger about a life that seemed stuck. "I just lost control -- there is no sugarcoating it. ... took three lives. Just because I let the little things in my life ... I let it get the best of me," Jovan Underword reportedly told police. [TU]

After a cemetery being overseen by Waterford failed to bury a man's casket, his sister had to do the job. [TU]

A secretary in Saratoga Springs City Hall is suing the city after her pay was docked for the hour she took to get a mammogram. A state law requires municipalities to give their employees time off for mammograms and prostate screenings, but it doesn't say people have to be paid. [Saratogian]

A Schenectady man was convicted of having a sawed off shotgun in his stuffed alligator. [AP/WNYT]

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