Police release details of fatal Erie Blvd/I-90 incident, arrest in Madison Ave stabbing, Troy trying to catch up on trash fee, darn good revenue growth

Erie Blvd/I-90 deaths
Albany police released additional details about the incident Sunday afternoon on Erie Blvd and I-90 in North Albany that left two people dead. APD says an investigation concluded that 22-year-old Larnell Kennedy shot 21-year-old Nahjayyah Daise, his former girlfriend, in the head as she drove them down Erie Street to Erie Boulevard, and he then fled up to I-90 where he was struck by a vehicle. Police say they're not sure why Kennedy shot Daise, or why he ran into the highway. Daise had been arrested in May for allegedly stabbing a man outside the OTB in Delmar. [APD ] [WNYT] [Spectrum] [TU x2]

Arrest in Madison Ave/Lark Street stabbing
Albany police say they've arrested a 25-year-old Albany man in connection with the stabbing of four men on Madison Ave near Lark Street around 1 am Thursday. APD says all the people involved knew each other and it looks like the incident was the result of an argument that erupted inside Lark Tavern. [APD] [TU] [News10]


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Arrest after quadriplegic man left in lift
Colonie police say the woman accused of leaving a quadriplegic man in a lift, then stealing money and his van, has turned herself in. [WNYT]

State's handling of sexual harassment cases
An employee at the state Division of Criminal Justice Services has filed a federal complaint alleging she was sexually harassed and bullied by a former agency official -- and then transferred to a new job, with an office that was formerly a closet -- after she complained. [TU]

Green Island police settlement
The village of Green Island is paying $375k to settle a case in which a man accused officers of using excessive force during a 2013 arrest that led to him having a leg amputated. [TU]

Gubernatorial election
Marc Molinaro said Thursday he'd like to see an armed school resource officer in every school this fall. [TU]

State Attorney General election
+ A look at how Sean Patrick Maloney's entrance to the AG's race could complicate things for Tish James. [Politico NY]
+ Preet Bharara has registered as a Democratic voter in New York. Make of that what you will. [NYT]

Oil trains
With crude oil prices rising, it appears that the number of oil trains moving through this area is on the rise again. [Daily Gazette]

Rail lines
CSX says it'll be open to offers on handful of local rail lines, including one that runs between Rensselaer and Troy. [TU]

Troy trash fee
Almost half of properties on the hook for Troy's $160 annual trash fee have not paid it -- and the city is moving impose a monthly late fee of $5. [TU]

Troy mixed use
The plan for the United Group's new mixed-use building in downtown Troy has changed to add more apartments and eliminate a parking garage. [Biz Review]

Wandering Dago
After its many-year legal fight, the Wandering Dago food truck is set to vend on the ESP next week. [Daily Gazette]

Darn Good Yarn
The owner of the Scotia-based Darn Good Yarn says the it's on track to do $8 million in revenue this year. [Biz Review]

Historian wanted
Niskayuna's looking for a new town historian. [Daily Gazette]

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