November 23, 2016

President Obama, this cannot be your legacy

The clash on Sunday took place after demonstrators gathered on the Backwater Bridge, north of a protest camp in Morton County, according to authorities. About 400 people attempted to breach a law enforcement blockade on the bridge to go north on Highway 1806. The Morton County Sheriff's Department described it as a "riot."

The standoff at the bridge comes after months of tension between law enforcement and demonstrators who are pushing to block construction of the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline, which the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe says threatens its water supply and traverses sacred sites. The company building the pipeline has argued that these claims are unfounded.

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November 15, 2016

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November 12, 2016

Reports of Shots Fired at Crossgates Mall

November 12, 2016 04:23 PM
A police source close to the investigation tells NewsChannel 13 that multiple shots were fired Saturday afternoon at Crossgates mall near the Apple Store.

It is not known at this point if anyone was hit. A police officer witnessed the gunfire when the shots rang out around 2:25 p.m.

Police say they have detained two people are still looking for more suspects.
There are reports of evacuations and lock downs. Employees and customers were hiding in stores and bathrooms.
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There were reports of gun shots at a mall in suburban Albany on Saturday afternoon, according to police.
The Guilderland police department said they responded to reports of gunfire just before 3 p.m. It's unclear if anyone has been hurt.
Two men have been detained following shooting reports, according to sources cited by News 13.
Shoppers went on social media to frantically report they heard bullets flying and saw stampedes of people running through the shopping center.

Police arrive at the Crossgates Mall responding to reports of gunfire  Nov. 12Photo: AP
Gunfire erupted at the Crossgates Mall in Albany on Saturday afternoon, according to local news reports.
Thirteen shots were fired near the Apple store of the shopping center and two people were taken into custody, law enforcement sources told WNYT.
There was no immediate word of injuries.

Robert Vaughn, Man from UNCLE actor, dies aged 83

Robert Vaughn, who died of leukemia today at 83, is being remembered on social media by fans and colleagues in and out of Hollywood, particularly from the U.K. The star of The Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Magnificent Seven and Britain’s Hustle and Coronation Street, was, in the words of Shaun of the Dead creator Edgar Wright, “the coolest guy on TV.”