Two guilty pleas from kegs and eggs, electric car pilot program in Albany, pizza king pleads guilty

Two of the men arrested for being involved with the kegs and eggs riot have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges. Both face 60 days in the county jail. One man was a UAlbany student (now expelled), the other was here visiting friends. [CBS6] [Fox23] [TU]

New York State has the highest level of income inequality in the country, according to Census Bureau data. [TU]

An 11-year-old from Schenectady was shot in the face Wednesday while visiting family members in Rochester. A family members says she's doing well and has been released from the hospital. [WHAM] [Rochester Democrat and Chronicle] [Fox23]

The Albany Common Council approved a temporary exemption of the city golf course, and the Washington Park and Buckingham lakes, from an (ignored) ban on certain pesticides. [TU]

The City of Albany will be involved with a pilot program for electric vehicle recharging stations. The project will eventually include 15 stations around the city. The $200k project is being supported by the state and city, as well as a local car dealership and engineering firm. [Fox23] [YNN] [TU]

It looks like Troy Democrats are lining up behind city council president Clement Campana as their choice to run for mayor. [Troy Record]

A disagreement over cable franchise agreement set off a shouting match following a Troy city council meeting last night. [Troy Record]

Schenectady's next fire chief is expected to be current assistant chief Michael Della Rocco. He's described as a "fitness buff." [Daily Gazette] [TU]

Can a person hold both an Albany city common council seat and a seat in the Albany County legislature? Maybe. [TU]

Susan Savage appointed a former campaign staffer to a patronage job on her way out the door at the Schenectady County legislature. [Daily Gazette]

Only a third of Saratoga County employees have email -- and the county uses an at least three-decades-old time card machine to track employee hours. [Post-Star]

Schenectady police say a second teen has been arrested for the shooting of two brothers (one of them 11-years-old) last summer in Hamilton Hill. [Daily Gazette] [TU]

The owner of Pizza King in Schenectady has taken a plea deal in the bizarre case involving a barricade of a driveway at a Buddhist shrine. [Daily Gazette]

A convicted rapist serving time at a maximum security state prison in Coxsackie is up for a heart transplant. [Fox23]

After fighting 28 years for disability benefits, a Stillwater veteran's claim has finally been recognized. [Saratogian]

A bus caught fire on Central Ave in Albany yesterday, sending smoke billowing into the sky. [Fox23]

Lake George restaurateurs are cautiously considering using the invasive Asian clams now present in the lake on their menus. [Post-Star]

Politicans come and go at the Capitol -- but there's always Fred Dicker. [NYT]

Bob Gori, a prominent figure in the Albany punk rock scene of the early 80s, has passed away. [TU]

A Stillwater man is apparently a magnet for birds of prey. [Daily Gazette]

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