Former Cuomo aide remains critical, suspect in buried alive case was unsupervised after prison, National Grid deals with Albany outages


Carey Gabay shooting
Carey Gabay, the former assistant counsel to Andrew Cuomo who was shot in Brooklyn over the weekend, remained in critical condition Tuesday evening. Earlier Tuesday the governor publicly challenged federal lawmakers to pass stricter gun control laws. [TU x 2]

Schenectady buried alive case
The former inmate charged with attempted murder for allegedly burying a neighbor alive, spent 17 years in prison for murder, was only released two months ago, had been in his new apartment for two weeks and because of a legal loophole, was not under any type of supervision. [News 10]

Albany outage
Crews worked on Tuesday night to make repairs to an electrical problem that knocked out power to the 600-block of Madison Avenue on Tuesday. On Wednesday morning National Grid was working on another Albany outage.

Cyclist killed in Saratoga crash
An equine veterinarian died this week after his bicycle was hit by a car driven by a Vermont woman who, police say, fell asleep at the wheel. [TU][Gazette]

Lawsuit in Schenectady Jail suicide
The estate of a man who committed suicide in the Schenectady County Jail last year is suing the jail and its medical provider claiming the man sought and was denied mental health care.[Gazette]

Oneidas sue gaming commission
The Oneidas are suing the NYS Gaming Commission for records used in the recommendation the board gave for three casino licenses in upstate New York. [TU]

Online poker
If casinos are legal in NYS, why not online poker? [TU]

Does Clifton Park need its own police department?
Chris Churchill talks with Clifton Park supervisor Phil Barrett about whether the town-- the largest in the Capital Region without its own police department -- needs its own P.D., and why it relies instead on state police and sheriff's deputies. [TU+]

Rensselaer County Sheriff
Thursday's primary could decide the race for Rensselaer County Sheriff. [Record]

New chair for Rensselaer County Legislature
Hoosick Republican Stan Brownell is the new chairman of the Rensselaer County Legislature[TU]

GE to buy French company
GE's $9.5 billion acquisition of the French company Alstom SA has been approved by the EU.[TU][Business Review]

Brownfield funding sought for warehouse apartments
A 100 year old Albany warehouse near Lincoln Park could become a $13 million apartment building with help from a NYS Brownfield Cleanup Program. [TU]

Schumer seeks more funding for local parks
Chuck Schumer is introducing a bill that would allow local parks and waterways access to the millions in federal funding that is currently earmarked for only state and federal parks. [TWCN]

Pope Francis
Parishes in the Roman Catholic diocese of Albany will get one ticket each to a mass said by Pope Francis when he visits New York. [Gazette]

Cooking for congress
Students from SCCC and SUNY Cobleskill are cooking for congress today as part of New York Farm Day.[TU]

Jeter retires
After 10 years with the police department, Jeter retires. [TU]

Tom Junod
A look at Tom Junod's path from Ualbany student to acclaimed journalist.[TU]

Full bookshelves
A 15 year old who wants every child to have a full bookshelf - and what she did about it. [TU]


Happening today:

ValleyCats
The Tri-city ValleyCats take on the Staten Island Yankees tonight in game one of the playoffs. 7pm.

Hamell on Trial
Hamell on Trial at The Low Beat
One-man punk storytelling, comedy, music show. 6 pm

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