Paterson reportedly "fed up" with budget delay, no prosecution for pranked Bethlehem man, Murphy officially running for re-election, Lazy Dog busy

A spokesman for David Paterson says the governor will call the legislature into extraordinary session Wednesday -- and possibly beyond -- in an attempt to get the budget finished. A "source close to the governor" tells the Post that Paterson is "fed up" with the legislature and plans "to make their lives miserable" if there isn't progress. Paterson's agenda for session includes all the familiar items: a property tax cap, the SUNY tuition bill, Medicaid contingency funding, and the return of the soda tax. [Paterson admin] [NY Post] [State of Politics]

Ding-dong drama It appears that Albany County DA David Soares' office will not prosecute Daniel Van Plew for allegedly tackling one of the teens allegedly involved in the prank. Said the attorney for the teen's family to the TU: "This all seems political to me and it doesn't pass the smell test." [WNYT] [TU]

Police say a Troy woman was arrested after the three-year-old she was caring for was found wandering the neighborhood around Stowe Ave Saturday morning (map). They say three hours went by before the woman noticed the child was missing. The woman told WNYT that the child probably unlocked a door and wandered off. [Troy Record] [Fox23] [WNYT]

A Troy police officer is being credited with saving a choking baby. Jeff Combs was following up on a complaint at a nearby address when the baby's mother frantically approached him to to help the baby, who was choking on a staple. [Troy Record] [TU] [WTEN]

The Albany school district says it has changed its form and will update its website after the NYCLU said the district's policies appeared to unlawfully discourage the enrollment of immigrant students. [TU] [AOA]

Scott Murphy has officially announced that he's running for re-election in the 20th Congressional District. Chris Gibson is the Republican challenger for the seat. [Post-Star]

Kathleen Rice, one of the front runners in the race of state attorney general, didn't start voting until 2002 (she's 45). [NYT]

Albany police say it appears a man stabbed two people on Quail Street early Saturday morning (map). They're still looking for the suspect. [TU] [CBS6]

Colonie police say an Albany man stabbed a man outside a bar on Route 9 in Latham early Sunday morning (map). [YNN]

Colonie police say a Century House hotel clerk was tied up and beaten during a robbery early Friday morning (map). They say it appears the robbery could be connected to a hit early this month at the Courtyard on Wolf Road. [TU] [Troy Record]

Police in Oswego, New York say a Saratoga Springs man beat up a hospital security guard and stole an ambulance early Friday morning. [WNYT]

Family and friends Ashley Carroll, a Troy woman who's been missing since May, searched for clues in Albany's Tivoli Park on Sunday. Carroll was reportedly last seen near First and Quail streets in West Hill. [Troy Record] [Fox23]

In a two year study of a Cohoes neighborhood, two houses averaged a call to police every 12 days. [Troy Record]

GE says it's gotten the go-ahead from the state to start construction on the new battery plant in Schenectady. [Daily Gazette]

The state has bought another section for the the Mohawk-Hudson Bike-Hike Trail. [TU]

The Regal Cinemas in Clifton Park is getting an upgrade that will include two additional screens. [Daily Gazette]

The Lazy Dog Cookie Company, which makes gourmet dog treats in Ballston Spa, is expanding. [Saratogian]

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