PEF has eight days to make a decision, a mother cat and three kittens were found in a trash bin, zombies in Troy

PEF has until October 19th to ratify an altered contract, or thousands of layoffs will move forward. Meanwhile, PEF members and their families are planning a rally this morning. [TU] [Fox23]

The jury in the case of the father charged with his infant daughter's death is going into its third day of deliberations. [Fox23] [YNN]

A mother cat and three baby kittens were found in a duct taped box in a trash bin in Nassau. The mother had been shot with a pellet and is now paralyzed. [TU] [YNN]

The Albany County Jail conducted a more-thorough-than-usual contraband sweep yesterday, and came up with a pile of illicit goods. [Fox23]

The guy who crashed his car into a fence in Schenectady after being shot has been charged with attempted murder. [Daily Gazette] [TU]

An 18-wheeler crashed into a Galway pond yesterday, spilling oil. [Saratogian]

National Grid will take on the $1 million cleanup of a lot contaminated with coal and petroleum byproduct in Schenectady. [Daily Gazette]

The half-a-million-dollar mannequins that Albany Medical Center student practice on complain quite a bit. [YNN] [TU]

There are now eight memorial ghost bikes commemorating cyclists killed by cars around the Capital Region. [TU]

Green Island is using a new Virtual High School program that allows students to take classes online and log on from anywhere. [Troy Record]

The new movie theater at the Clifton Park Center should be opening in about a month. [YNN] [Fox23] [TU]

The zombies seen walking around Troy lately are extras in a film called "Dating a Zombie." [Troy Record]

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These animal abuse stories just make me so sad.

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