More snow on the way, pedestrian struck and killed on 787, Saratoga County considering body cams for sheriff's deputies, stolen goats returned

Another round of snow is expected in the Capital Region today, resulting in more closings and delays. [TWCN][WNYT]

Saratoga County is considering equipping its sheriff's deputies with body cameras.[Gazette]

Police say a woman died on Tuesday night when she was struck by a car as she walked to work along 787. [TU]

Another tractor trailer rollover on Route 7 in Hoosick prompted Rensselaer County legislators to pass a resolution to let the state know that more cautionary measures besides the recently installed signs and rumble strips are needed to ensure safety on that stretch of road. [WNYT][News 10]

A tractor trailer caught fire in the southbound lane of the Northway near exit 8 this morning, causing a traffic back up.[TU]

Dozens of people showed up at a public meeting Tuesday to express their opinions and learn more about Saratoga's proposed comprehensive plan, which includes allowances for planned unit development districts in parts of the city's greenbelt.[Gazette][Saratogian]

The Rensselaer County Legislature was one vote shy of the two-thirds majority needed to approve a $20.9 million bond issue that would have funded a new county radio system and repairs to the county courthouse. [TU]

Restaurant owners told the state Wage Board that raising the minimum wage for tipped restaurant workers would raise restaurant prices and lead to layoffs. [TU]

More than $60 million was spent on the recent NYS Senate races. [CNY]

Kirstin Gilibrand testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism's hearing on campus sexual assault on Tuesday, saying that the controversy over the flawed Rolling Stone report on an alleged University of Virginia gang rape should not divert attention from the effort to help victims of rape and sexual assault to find justice. [Capitol Confidential]

NYS Driver's licenses will now have a veteran designation. [Gazette]

Flooding roads shut down the holiday lights in Washington Park on Tuesday night.[TWCN]

Twenty-one stolen dairy goats are home safe and sound. [WNYT]

The local magician who made his traffic ticket disappear will appear on Good morning America after video of his private magic show for the cops that pulled him over went viral. [Record]

Albany's 77 year old deltiologist.[TU]

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