19-year-old charged with stabbing 10-year-old brother, high winds temporarily halt Jay street recovery effort,police probe UAlbany muggings, longtime radio host Don Weeks dies

A 19-year-old in the town of Saratoga has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his 10-year-old brother overnight. Deputies say the boy had been slashed in the throat but that the injuries were non life threatening. [News 10][TWCN][TU]

Authorities in Schenectady say one body has been recovered from the Jay Street apartment building destroyed by fire last week, but the investigation was put on hold Wednesday due to wind gusts for 48 miles per hour and a shaky chimney, but is expected to continue today. [WNYT][TWCN]

The 26 year old Schodack man who faced abduction, weapons and rape charges stemming from a crime spree that spanned two states, and caused a lockdown at Skidmore College in september has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and will be sentenced to 25 to 30 years in prison. [Gazette][Saratogian][TU]

Police are investigating the robberies of two UAlbany students who were mugged late Wednesday on the uptown campus.[TU]

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The City of Troy arranged for city owned water pipes leading to two Lansingburgh to be thawed out by a plumber who was paid for by an anonymous donor. The city is still maintaining that it won't pay to open the frozen pipes that connect homes in the neighborhood to water mains. [TU]

Frozen pipes have been a problem in Saratoga as well this winter. [TWCN]

About 2,000 parents, teachers and community members marched through Downtown Albany on Wednesday, demanding more money for public schools, in a rally organized by The Alliance for Quality Education.[TWCN][TU][WNYT]

Albany County Department for Children, Youth and Families has filed a petition agains the father of Kenneth White alleging the Jayson White let the boy and his siblings sleep near drug paraphernalia and shotgun shells after he passed out on prescription drugs. [TU][TWCN]

A motion filed by the U.S. Attorney's office claims Mindy Wormuth, the former Halfmoon Supervisor, who was indicted by a federal grand jury in 2013 on charges of lying to federal agents and accepting bribes, apparently met with federal agents several times in an effort to cooperate and help her case. [TU][Gazette]

The driver who hit nine cars in Albany early New Year's morning could spend up to three years in prison after pleading guilty to DWI and other charges in Albany County Court. [Record][TU]

A Ballston Spa woman turned herself in to police and ischarged with stealing $90,000 from the home of a family member last year. [TU]

A court error allowed an East Greenbush man to take back a guilty plea to felony charges that he allegedly stole from the Dunkin' Donuts shop he owned before setting it on fire.[TU]

Cuomo administration critics are concerned about the 90 day email policy [NYT]

The 90 day deleted email policy has become an issue in the legal battle between New York State and The Wandering Dago.[Gazette]

Water and ice found in a gas line in Lansingburgh helped to prompt National Grids decision to replace four to five miles of gas lines in Lansingburgh over the next four years.[Record]

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher says the SUNY system will need more financial support if it wants to meet its goal of graduating 150,000 students a year by 2020.[TU]

A report by Tom DiNapoli's office shows Wall street jobs and bonuses are up for the first time in several years. [TU]

Crews are working this week to permanently stabilize the ceiling in the Canfield Casino , which was temporarily stabilized after loose plaster was discovered in September , forcing weddings to be relocated. [Saratogian]

Saratoga County supervisors are expected to vote net week on a proposed law that would legalize the sale of sparklers and other small fireworks in the county.[Gazette]

Longtime Capital Region radio host Don Weeks passed away this week at the age of 76
[TU][WNYT]

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