One dead in triple stabbing, Cuomo's request for Sandy: $42 billion, thread of bizarre plot picked up in Rotterdam, Schenectady's Dancing Lady has passed away

Update: APD says it arrested the suspect Monday evening.

Albany police say one woman died -- and two others were injured -- in a triple stabbing Monday in an apartment near Lincoln Park (map). Police say anyone harboring the suspect will be prosecuted. As of Monday night, APD says it was looking for the suspect and asking anyone with information about his whereabouts to call. APD was withholding many details related to the case -- including how the women may be connected to the suspect or to each other. [TU] [APD] [Fox23] [YNN]

Troy police say a high-speed chase Saturday on Pawling Ave included a hit building, a hit State Police car, driving on the sidewalk, a struggle with officers, and... the suspect's 7-year-old son (map). [Troy Record] [TU]

Andrew Cuomo says New York State will be requesting $42 billion in federal aid for Sandy recovery and measures to prepare for future storms. He also made the claim that Sandy has been "more impactful" than Hurricane Katrina, even though many more people died as a result of Katrina. [TU] [NYT] [State of Politics]

A Schenectady man -- already in prison -- pleading guilty to being involved with a plot to kill a witness. [TU]

A Schenectady man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for a shooting prosecutors say they believe was retribution for the fatal shooting of his brother. During the sentencing, a Schenectady County court judge noted that man has been incarcerated longer than he's been out. [TU] [Daily Gazette]

A Troy Police Department letter sent to a South Troy man who's accused the TPD of using excessive force against him indicates a TPD officer "violated two provisions of the Troy Police Department Code of Conduct" during an incident -- but did not use excessive force. [Troy Recod]

An Albany City Court judge has ruled that David Soares' office can't "simply walk away" from the prosecution of a prominent Occupy Albany protester. [TU]

A guide for an Adirondack rafting company pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide in connection with an incident an which a woman on a tour drowned. [AP/Saratogian]

This story -- in which a New Mexico man was arrested in Rotterdam for an alleged plot to kill two Vermont men and then castrate them -- is like something from a Coen brothers film. [WNYT] [Daily Gazette]

Troy police are asking for the public's help in finding the suspect for wanted for the screw driver stabbing earlier this month. [News10]

Jerry Jennings has asked the Common Council to amend the proposed budget to include a pay raise for non-union city employees. [TU]

Students at a Schenectady elementary school went home without their coats Monday because of a gun-in-a-locker threat. [Daily Gazette] [News10]

The attorney for the family of a woman in a coma following a seizure at Camp Bisco accuses the festival of having gone well over its permitted attendance limit. [Daily Gazette]

At least 70 different types of bird live or make a stopover in a Pine Bush. [TU]

Neal Estano says he hasn't watched a local TV newscast since he left CBS6. [Troy Record]

Schenectady's "Dancing Lady" has passed away. [Daily Gazette]

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APD Myrtle Ave stabbing suspect Michael Anderson

APD: Wanted for Homicide

The Albany police are attempting to locate a suspect in reference to the homicide that occurred this afternoon.
Michael D. Anderson, 29, of Albany, is wanted in connection with the homicide that occurred at 157 Myrtle Avenue.
He is described as a black male, 5'10", 150 lbs.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detectives Division at (518) 462-8039.

Comments

So upset about "Dancing Lady". Schenectady won't be the same without her, but it was nice to learn some more about her from the article. She was always a bit of a mystery as are all of Schenectady's beloved characters.

Is it just me, or have there been a lot of high speed chases in the area lately?!

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