PEF would like to work it out, woman accused of killing man says he wanted it, convict wanted to pay debts by getting the band back together

PEF is still hoping to go back to the negotiating table with the state and avoid some layoffs. [YNN] [WNYT]

A Herkimer woman who is accused of running over a man who had his hands and feet bound claims that he paid her money to kill him. [TU] [WNYT]

An Army colonel from Malta has been promoted and will now be second-in-command at Gitmo. [TU]

A Slingerlands woman faces a long recovery road after suffering a brutal head injury -- but she's alive. [TU]

The family of a Rotterdam man who was run over and killed by a man driving away in his repossessed truck won a $1.2 million settlement. [TU] [Daily Gazette]

Finch Paper is closing its Guilderland facility, and about 25 people may be out of jobs. [YNN] [TU]

A fireplace explosion caused a house fire in Schodack. [TU]

A Bronx man was arrested in the 2008 burglary of a Washington Avenue Stewart's after police matched his DNA to the scene. [YNN] [TU]

The soaking rains caused many Mohawk Valley roads to flood. [Daily Gazette]

In separate incidents in Colonie, teens were hit and injured by cars while walking on major roads. [Daily Gazette] [TU]

A Niskayuna woman planned to pay restitution on a fraud charge by putting her 1980s band back together. [Daily Gazette]

There is black mold in the Cohoes Public Library that may or may not be toxic. [Troy Record]

LaSalle is looking for ways to honor one of its graduates, who was injured in Afghanistan last week. [YNN]

Carhartt is giving clothes to flood victims and The Apple Barrel in Schoharie is selling shirts to raise money for them. [TU] [YNN]


What a tease! The Daily Gazette doesn't let you read their online articles if you're not a subscriber.

Great that PEF hopes to return to the negotiating table, but the state layoffs have already begun: a friend just lost her job. :(

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