Lawyer for WashCo. man charged with blowing up home wants case dismissed, Schneiderman sues J.P. Morgan, MRSA case at Mohonasen High, Spa City's Broadway a "Best Street"

The lawyer for Steven McComsey, the Washington County man charged with blowing up his home, killing his girlfriend, her son and grandmother and three other people, wants the case dismissed due to lack of evidence. [TU]

The mother of a 22-year-old Westerlo man will be arraigned today on charges of second degree murder for allegedly stabbing him to death this summer. [YNN]

The 272-acre Cappiello Farm in Ballston has been sold to private buyers after the town board didn't move quickly enough on an opportunity to buy it and save it from development. [Saratogian] [TU]

Eric Schneiderman has filed a lawsuit against J.P. Morgan alleging it knowingly marketed and sold deficient mortgage packages as if they were sturdy investments. [TU]

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East Greenbush police have charged a repeat DWI offender in a hit and run. [News 10]

Fire crews in Schenectady are looking into the cause of a an early morning Paige Street fire that may have been arson related.[Fox 23]

Pat Fahy has received the endorsement of the Albany County Democrats and Jack McEneny in her race for McEneny's 109th district Assembly seat.[TU]

A Mohonasen High School student has been diagnosed with a MRSA infection. [Gazette]

Community advocates and politicians gathered in Albany on Tuesday to discuss plans for a nonprofit county land bank to help find owners who have productive uses for vacant properties . [TU] [YNN]

New York distillers will also be participating in the NYS beer and wine summit. [TU]

A Providence man will be arraigned on a string of felony charges for allegedly breaking into a Greenfield home with a machete and allegedly trying to assault the woman who lived there. [Saratogian]

After a former employee claimed she didn't have time to send out bills for almost three years, patients of Latham's Newton Medical Practice are only now being billed for visits from five years ago.[WNYT]

Clifton Park's proposed budget contains no town property tax once again. [WNYT]

Saratoga Springs' proposed $39.8 million 2013 budget would not increase property taxes in the Spa City. [Saratogian]

County leaders in New York State are protesting unfunded state mandates, saying the mandates exceed the amount they can raise in property taxes are crippling local economies. [YNN]

Saratoga County is asking Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature to strengthen bath salt laws and provide more education funds to keep young people from using the drugs. [Saratogian]

A 80-year-old Glenville couple suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning was rescued from their home on Tuesday. [WNYT]

A meeting has been scheduled for later this month to discuss a proposed amendment that would relax restrictions in Albany's new cabaret law. [WNYT]

An Amsterdam manufacturing company is petitioning to stop the NYS Thruway Authority's proposed 45 percent toll increase on trucks. [Record]

A 99-cent per pound Super Saturday sale on turkey at Price Chopper left some shoppers in a foul mood. [TU]

A new campaign has been launched to help promote New York wines for the holiday season. [WNYT]

Trader Ed's, the Lansingburgh restaurant destroyed by fire in 2011, is planning to re-open next year.[Record]

The American Planning Association has named Broadway in Saratoga Springs as a "top street in America." [YNN]

Matt Baumgartner's Sciortino's -- in the former Miss Albany Diner -- opens today. [AOA]

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