Joe Bruno likely to face another trial, Colonie town supervisor results could be known today, woman looking for husband's teeth and glasses

A federal appeals court vacated the conviction of former state Senator Majority Leader Joe Bruno, but he will now likely have to face a second trial for taking kickbacks from a friend to whom he had directed state funds. [Troy Record] [TU] [YNN] [Daily Gazette]

The final result of the Colonie town supervisor race could be known today. [Daily Gazette]

On the first day, the team scrutinizing the absentee ballots for the Schenectady mayor's race made it through only 136 of the 631 ballots. That's about 10 ballots per hour. Taking into account those votes, Gary McCarthy's lead over Roger Hull widened slightly. [TU] [YNN] [WNYT]

Police are searching for an older Dodge Dakota with a missing tailgate that fled the scene of a crash that killed a 19-year-old woman at the corner of State Street and Erie Boulevard in Schenectady. Local streets were shut down for hours after the 7:30 pm crash as investigators searched for clues. [TU] [Fox23] [CBS6] [Daily Gazette]

Albany officials are hoping to find more money to boost a $150,000 infusion to get the SNUG anti-violence initiative restarted. [TU]

Teachers from the Albany school district were part of an effort by NYSUT to developed guidelines for a teacher evaluation system for districts around the state. [TU]

Occupy Albany is planning a "day of action" to mark the two-month anniversary of the Occupy movement. [YNN]

A 14-year-old girl jumped off the roof of the Lansingburg Middle School yesterday in an apparent suicide attempt. She jumped only seconds after school employees first spotted her, giving them no time to react. The girl, who is in stable condition at Albany Med, suffered a facial fracture and multiple broken bones. [YNN] [Troy Record] [CBS6]

The charges related to a Troy Record reporter who was arrested for jaywalking after trying to take a photograph for a story on a Troy street have been dropped. [Troy Record]

An Albany man allegedly assaulted two police officers after robbing a man at gunpoint. [Fox23]

The section of the Erie Canal closed since Irene will reopen this weekend for boat traffic for two weeks before being closed again for the season. Meanwhile, most of the road and bridge repairs around the area have now been completed. [Daily Gazette] [Fox23]

A new report says that upstate New York can expect more flooding like it saw this summer thanks to increasing climate change. [WNYT]

The TU's Advocate took up the fight of a woman trying to find out how her husband's teeth and eyeglasses went missing after he went into surgery at St. Peter's. [TU]

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