GloFo expanding at Malta fab, Troopergate memo posted, teen suspect in fatal shooting to be tried as adult, former state police investigator accidentally shoots own knee in Sears dressing room, sold: one armory

GlobalFoundries marked the third anniversary of the groundbreaking for its Malta plant on Tuesday by announcing plans for a new $2.3 billion clean room expansion project. The company is also paying Malta the final $2.8 million of a $5 million donation. [TU] [Saratogian]

The TU has posted a Troopergate investigation memo from the office of then Attorney General Andrew Cuomo summarizing the investigation -- the Cuomo administration has argued the memo shouldn't have been made available in the state archives. The memo has been at the center of the question of whether the administration is editing Cuomo's A.G. records before sending them to the state archives. [TU] [NYT]

The 15-year old Montgomery County teen charged in the shooting death of two other teens will be tried as an adult. [TU]

A pair of Schenectady cousins purchased the city's 65,000 square-foot Armory building for $260,000. The owners of a local construction company with experience restoring old buildings say they'd like the building to house indoor sports programs. [TU] [Gazette]

Andrew Cuomo signed a new law that will provide incentives for film companies to do post-production work in the Empire State in an effort to attract the film industry to do more work in Upstate New York and help "make New York the television and film capital of the world. "
[WNYT] [YNN]

A retired police investigator accidentally shot himself in the knee while trying on clothing in the dressing room at the Colonie Center Sears. [YNN]

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A lawsuit brought by the mother of a 22-year old developmentally disabled blind man who required oxygen and a feeding tube, alleges the staff at Niskayuna's O.D. Heck facility beat and tortured the man, resulting in his death. [TU]

A Troy man will spend 60 years in jail for forcing a 9-year-old into acts of pornography with a developmentally disabled woman. [TU]

A South Glens falls man is facing felony assault charges for allegedly breaking the collar bone of a 3 month old he was watching for a friend. [Saratogian]

Police in Bethlehem believe they have identified the body found in Selkirk this weekend, but are holding back the name pending DNA testing and family notification.[TU]

The reward for information about a spate of recent fires in troy is now at $1,000. [Record]

Four laptops and a bicycle belonging to the NY Giants were stolen from the SEFCU Arena. [YNN]

The man charged with felony reckless endangerment for allegedly causing an explosion that killed six people in Fort Edward last year remains in Washington County Jail, but has had his bail reduced significantly. [Saratogian]

Construction firm M + W Corporation will become the first non-chip maker to join the Global 450 Consortium - the high-powered Albany based group working on developing the next generation of computer chip manufacturing at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering.[TU]

Opening statements get underway today in the case of a Bronx man who allegedly fatally shot a friend who was trying to stop a fight over a dice game. [TU]

Video has been released of the incident that resulted in the Dion Lewis arrest. [WNYT]

Schenectady residents convicted of dog related offenses now have to buy liability insurance for their canines or face up to 90 days in jail. [YNN]

Albany has renamed part of Third Street in honor of the late Nebraska Brace, the first African American to represent Arbor Hill on the Common Council. [TU]

Attendance and handle were up for week one at the Saratoga Race Course. [Saratogian]

Two mosquitos in the Berkshires have tested positive for West Nile Virus in the last week. [YNN]

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary for the first same sex couples married in New York State. [YNN]

A Siena student turned down a chance to see The Dark Knight Rises premier last Thursday at the Century 16 in Aurora Colorado. [TU]

A pair of Burnt Hills High School grads are off to London to compete in Judo in the Olympics. [WNYT]

A year after it was created in Gansevoort, Saratoga's 24 foot 9-11 memorial has a home in High Rock Park. [Saratogian]

The Music Mobile is 35. [YNN]

Sometimes the stuff a person collects over a lifetime can mean more to them than the money it's worth. [TU]

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