More flooding and concerns that structures could give, 9/11 remembrances start, former cop charged with sex abuse

The Capital Region scrambled to deal with even more flooding that washed out bridges and flooded homes. [Daily Gazette] [Troy Record]

The Route 103 bridge to Rotterdam Junction is in danger. [YNN] [WNYT]

The soil around Lock 9 washed away, creating fears that Schenectady could be hit with even more water. [TU]

The Capital Region got its second federal emergency declaration in as many weeks. [YNN] [TU]

Some roads reopened this morning. [TU]

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que hopes to stay open through more flooding. [YNN]

A bunch of 9/11 remembrances have started throughout the area. Many who were there or worked there afterward talked about their experiences. [Daily Gazette] [YNN] [TU]

A group of area women will bicycle in Boston this weekend to raise money for 9/11 causes. [TU]

Cuomo, Gillibrand and Schumer all rallied behind Obama's new job stimulation plan. Area college kids were less optimistic about what the plan will mean for their futures. [Troy Record] [WTEN]

A former Albany cop was arrested for sexually abusing an underage boy. The alleged abuse took place over two years in various places in the Capital Region. Police are looking for other possible victims. [Troy Record] [TU] [YNN]

A man in Troy slightly altered his last name, but still got arrested for receiving cocaine in the mail. [TU]

The Capital Region Economic Development Council is looking for "transformative projects" to present to the governor next month. [TU]

Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux told a court he thought it would be funny to hit a peace officer with his car. He pleaded guilty to disorderly conducted and will have to take a defensive driving course and pay a $200 fine. [Daily Gazette] [Saratogian]

A woman whose daughter killed herself after being harassed on the internet talked to Lake George kids about bullying.[Post-Star]

A few people can't get their names off of election ballots. [TU]

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