State AG's office investigating Espada, man pleads guilty to killing son, CDTA trimming routes, Mine That Bird out of Travers

Andrew Cuomo's office is investigating whether Pedro Espada was something less than forthcoming when filling out a form for a $3 million state grant for his Bronx health care org. [TU]

David Paterson signed a bill that makes it illegal in most cases to shackle a prison inmate during childbirth. [AP/CBS6]

Glenn Vosburgh, the Coeymans man accused of killing his son last spring, pleaded guilty to manslaughter yesterday in a deal that will send him to prison for 19 years. Vosburgh said he was intoxicated when he shot his son in the back. [TU] [Fox23] [CapNews9]

Last night's Schenectady school board meeting included pointed criticism from the crowd as Linda Bellick, who lost in the last board election, was appointed to fill a recently vacated spot. Bellick's remarks during the meeting were stopped by the district's attorney after Bellick started talking about the not-publicly-released Steven Raucci report. [WNYT] [TU]

CDTA is cutting back a handful of routes and eliminating stops on others. [TU]

The 18-year-old who pleaded guilty to the shooting outside the Playdium bowling alley in Albany earlier this year was sentenced to seven years in prison. [TU]

Route 9W in Delmar was closed for awhile last night after a tractor trailer rolled over and caught fire. [CBS6] [CapNews9]

Watervliet and Green Island are splitting the cost of a new ladder truck for their fire departments. [TU]

Siena has submitted plans to Colonie planning board for a new residence hall. [Biz Review]

Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird will not run in this weekend's Travers, as originally planned. Blame an entrapped epiglottis. [Saratogian] [AP/CapNews9]

Comments

How many closets does Pedro Espada have? He seems to have an unending supply of skeletons coming out of them.

God I hate that guy.

It is reprehensible what CDTA is doing.

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