Kegs and Eggs rioters to appear in City Court today, parking fees on the rise in Capitol Complex, Dog pulled from the Mohawk,Schuylerville debates its existence, teens take over the Capitol

Dozens of people will appear in Albany City Court today on appearance tickets connected with the Saturday morning riot in Albany's student ghetto. The riot broke out early Saturday morning at Hudson and Ontario streets. [ YNN ] [AOA] [CBS6]

It's going to cost more to park in the state garages at the Capitol Complex. [Capitol Confidential]

Governor Cuomo has forced two top officials at the Office of Developmental Disabilities to resign after a New York Times investigation revealed employees have not been disciplined for abusing residents in group homes. [NYT]

Governor Cuomo thinks the public should know who is funding lobbyists in New York. [Daily News]

One of the newest Cuomo administration hires is a former speechwriter for Bill Clinton. [NY Post]

Former State Attorney General Robert Abrams has joined the effort for redistricting in NYS. [TU]

An autopsy has confirmed that the 19 year old college student found in Saratoga last week died of drowning and hypothermia. [CBS6]

Albany attorney Lee Kindlon is ramping up to challenge D.A. David Soares in the next election. [WNYT]

The Senate Racing Committee has approved a bill that would set up a "racing fan advisory board." The bill is expected to come before the rest of the Senate this week [Saratogian]

New York State's top geologist says the dangers of hydro-fracking may be overblown. [TU]

Rensselaer County has disbanded the Animal Coaliiton -- a citizen group started by former DA Patricia DeAngelis [TU]

An Albany man was stabbed early Sunday morning at a house party at his Quail Street residence. [Troy Record]

An APD detective in an unmarked police car was hit on Robin Street Saturday in what looks to be a DWI. [YNN]

A Saratoga man is facing DWI charges after leading troopers on a chase and hitting a police car. [TU]

The former head of Saratoga County's Economic Development Corporation will serve 10 months in jail for violating probation for DWI. [TU]

Firefighters are investigating a Sunday afternoon blaze that left an Albany family homeless. [YNN]

Schulyerville residents will vote tomorrow on whether the village will continue to exist as its own entity, or become part of the town of Saratoga.[TU]

Cleanup at a Mercury contaminated site behind the Northway Mall is expected to being in 2012. [TU]

Mike Breslin will deliver his State of the County address tonight. [Fox 23]

Delmar's Kenholm Swimming Pool may not open this summer due to financial woes. [TU]

Area residents are starting to put together efforts to help out in Japan.[YNN]

Niskayuna firefighters rescued a dog from the icy Mohawk River on Saturday.

In the last week, Whiteface mountain has received more snow than any other ski resort in the world in the last week. [YNN]

Family and friends have set up a fund to help the 90 year old Albany woman who lost her life savings in a robbery.[TU]

A Saratoga poet won a $100 thousand prize for her latest book.

A bunch of teenagers were running the NYS Senate and Assembly this weekend. [YNN]


"A bunch of teenagers were running the NYS Senate and Assembly this weekend."

The had to have done a better job than the usual suspects!

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