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CHATHAM — A fire destroyed a mobile home on Route 66 on Wednesday, but the man who lived there managed to escape without injury, fire officials said Thursday.

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STUYVESANT — The body of a man who was reported missing Dec. 5 has been found in Stuyvesant, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.

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CATSKILL — A three-month-old puppy with a broken leg was rescued Monday, according to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society.

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NEW YORK — A 13-year-old boy was taken into custody Friday in connection with the killing of Tessa Majors, an 18-year-old Barnard College student who was fatally stabbed while walking through a park near campus, law enforcement officials said.

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The governments of Columbia and Greene counties are long known for fighting tooth and nail against the opioid epidemic, taking a stand by any means necessary: education, awareness, law enforcement.

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HUDSON — A Hudson man has been charged after illegal drugs including fentanyl and eight illegal handguns were confiscated in two raids in the city, police said.

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HUDSON — The Columbia County Democratic Committee will regroup to select a new nominee for county Election Commissioner after the county Board of Supervisors opted not to appoint Democrat Virginia Martin’s Wednesday after nearly a decade of holding the post.

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HUNTER — An Ulster County man was arrested in Hunter on Monday and charged with first-degree rape and first-degree course of sexual conduct with a child, both class B felonies, state police said.

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HUDSON — Three cats and a small dog perished in a fast-moving fire Wednesday morning at a Robinson Street house that did not have smoke detectors, the fire chief said Wednesday.

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HUDSON – Three cats and one dog perished in a fast-moving fire Wednesday morning at a house on Robinson Street that did not have smoke detectors, the fire chief said.

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HUDSON — City Common Council President Thomas DePietro said Monday that city police attendance at a meeting Nov. 19 in full uniform was an attempt at intimidation.

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WASHINGTON — House Democratic leaders announced Tuesday they would move ahead this week with two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, accusing him of violating the Constitution when he pressed Ukraine for help in…

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HUDSON — The familiar sound of Santa’s saxophone crooning through the streets of the Friendly City could be heard as families weaved in and out of the little shops and restaurants, part the annual tradition known as Winter Walk on Saturday.

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LIVINGSTON — Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett said his office is seeking assistance from the public with locating an Elizaville man who has not been seen since last Wednesday.

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GHENT — Police are investigating the cause of a crash that claimed the life of a Rensselaer County man Monday, according to Columbia County Sheriff David Bartlett.

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Global anti-doping leaders agreed unanimously Monday to banish Russia from international sports — including next summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo — for four years, the latest and severest punishment yet connected to a years-long cheating scheme that has tarnished globa…

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HUDSON — A Hudson man was sentenced Thursday in a brutal assault captured on video in the city over the summer.

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HUDSON — The challenging journey made by the graduates of the Columbia County Adult Treatment Court was evident Friday from the proud smiles of family and friends as they watched many of their loved ones accept their diplomas signifying they graduated from the program.

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HUDSON — In the middle of a frigid December day, more than 20 children, teens and adults lined Warren Street in front of the office of Assemblywoman Didi Barrett, D-106, holding three-foot posters for passersby to see.

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COEYMANS — A Columbia County man wanted by police in several counties for allegedly stiffing people for automobiles he did not deliver was apprehended, authorities said Thursday.

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KINDERHOOK — President Martin Van Buren is arguably one of Columbia County’s most famous citizens, and on Thursday the community turned out to honor his memory on the 237th anniversary of his birth.

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WASHINGTON — Three legal scholars testified Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s actions with Ukraine and throughout the impeachment inquiry amount to impeachable offenses.

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CATSKILL — A Chatham man is wanted by police in multiple counties for allegedly bilking thousands of dollars in cash for automobiles he did not deliver, authorities said Wednesday.

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CANAAN — A bus carrying about 30 people collided with a tractor-trailer on an upstate New York highway during the second day of a historic three-day snowstorm.

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A slow-moving storm that began Sunday afternoon and entered its third day Tuesday morning made the record books as the fourth biggest snowstorm in December, the National Weather Service in Albany said Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON — The House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday released a report documenting the impeachment case against President Donald Trump, laying out the conclusions of its inquiry into allegations that he abused his power by pressuring Ukraine to help him in the 2020 presidential election …

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ALBANY — A nationwide Associated Press survey recently found the New York State Police are one of the few large-scale city and state police agencies across the U.S. that do not use body-worn cameras.

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ALBANY — Nearly two months after a federal judge blocked the Trump administration’s public charge rule, a widespread chilling effect is still taking place among immigrant communities across the nation and state.

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WASHINGTON — People who commit acts of animal cruelty will now be charged with a felony at the federal level.

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GREENPORT — Authorities were able to talk down a man who climbed to the highest point of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge on the Greene County side, police said Friday.

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HUDSON — Democrats and an Independence Party candidate claimed victory in Ghent and Claverack town council races after the absentee and affidavit votes were counted Tuesday.

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NEW YORK — New York is joining three other states in appealing a court decision against their lawsuit over a federally-instated cap on state and local tax deductions, otherwise known as SALT.

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (TNS) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta issued a recall last week for romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, Calif., saying 40 people had been sickened.