Clinton/Trump win New York primaries,former childcare worker charged with sex abuse, Attorney General will review fatal Troy shooting

New York Primaries
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump saw victories in Tuesday's New York primary. Initial results showed Clinton ahead of Sanders by 58 to 42 percent. In the Republican race, early results show that Donald Trump garnered 60 percent of the vote, while John Kasich took 25 percent, and Td Cruz just 15 percent. Bernie sanders won the Capital District and most of upstate New York by a slim margin. Trump was the clear victor in the Capital Region. Here's a quick scan of the New York Primaries. [NYT][TU][TU][AOA]

Attorney General will review Troy police shooting
The state attorney general's office will formally review the death of a man who fled a traffic stop last weekend and was shot and killed by a Troy police officer. [TU]

Childcare worker charged with sex crime
A former Guilderland school cafeteria aid who spent 30 years in the field of child has been charged with felony first-degree criminal sexual act, after allegedly committing a sex act involving a child under the age of 11 on the grounds of the Westmere Elementary School on Saturday. [TU][WNYT]

Fit for trial
The ex-convict charged with killing a Schenectady resident last year, and burying another person under a pile of trash, has been ruled fit to stand trial. [Gazette]

Teen uses stun gun in mall theft
A 17-year-old Stillwater girl was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly using a stun gun on a Wilton Mall employee as she and her friend were robbing the Spencer Gifts store. [TU][Gazette]

Rotterdam school lockdowns
Two Rotterdam schools were in lockdown for a period on Tuesday -- one stemming from a threatening phone call and the other from a student who allegedly brought bullets onto a school bus. [Gazette][Gazette]

Plane evacuated at Albany Airport
A plane headed for Newark was evacuated this morning after a passenger was overhead mentioning a bomb to another passenger. [TU][News 10]

Albany to sue country club
The city of Albany is preparing to sue the town of Bethlehem and the Normanside Country Club to recoup $150,000 to $200,000 from its emergency response a year ago, when a landslide dumped 120 cubic yards of debris and mud into the Normans Kill. [TU]

Judge: Cuomo administration must rule on crude oil heater
A state supreme court judge has given the Cuomo Administration 60 days to determine a course of action on the controversial crude oil heating facility at the port of Albany. [Capital New York]

Silver/Skelos seats
Sheldon Silver's seat will be filled by by Alice Cancel, who won a tight race on Tuesday. The race for Dean Skelos' seat may not be over yet. [NY Post][NY Post]

Dairy Circus
Fire officials say the blaze that destroyed the Dairy Circus ice cream shop and restaurant in Scotia on Monday appears to have started accidentally, in a second-floor attic. The building will be demolished
and the owners are now considering whether they will rebuild.[TU][TWCN][Gazette]

Happening today

Voting rights
Ari Berman -- author of Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America, -- will be at Saint Rose to talk about the Voting Rights Act, along with recent Supreme Court decisions and their expected impact on the 2016 election. Wednesday 7 pm, St. Joseph's Hall Auditorium -- free

Pushing the Limits of the Creative Process in Media
Artist/scientist Bernd Lintermann will be at EMPAC to talk about his work creating interactive media for museums, stage performances, concerts, and projections. Wednesday 7 pm -- free

Typography
Tim Brown -- the head of typography for Adobe Typekit and Adobe Type -- will be at Opalka Gallery on the Sage Albany campus April 20 for a talk organized by AIGA Upstate New York. (Typekit is a subscription font service that provides fonts for many, many websites. It, and services like it, have been become a key part of the behind-the-scenes tech that makes the modern web appear the way it does.) Wednesday 6:30 pm -- $20 general admission (almost sold out) / free for full-time students

Silent Film Spectacular
The current season of the Albany Public Library's Silent Film Spectacular series continues with a screening of the 1925 film Clash of the Wolves with live original score performed by Kimono Dragons. 7 pm, Washington Ave branch -- free

Roxy: The Movie
The It Came From Schenectady series at Proctors has a screening lined up of Roxy: The Movie, a Frank Zappa concert documentary. Alex Winter -- the film's director (and also that Alex Winter) -- will appear via Skype afterward for a Q&A. Wednesday 7 pm -- $12

Recycled Percussion at Proctors
Junk rock. 7:30 pm -- $20 and up

Keys N Krates at Upstate Concert Hall
Electronic. 7 pm -- $25 ahead / $28 day of

Lise De La Salle at Troy Music Hall
Classical pianist. 7:30 pm -- $25 and up

Comments

I am bummed that Bernie lost, but hopeful for the future as Bernie beat Hilary in Schoharie County 63.6% to 36.4%! Gives me hope.

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