MCG Dean 'optimistic" about closer University ties

...revisited the school's strategic plan and checked in on satellite campuses across the state, from Brunswick and Savannah to Albany and Athens and Rome. The Athens campus, run in collaboration with the University of Georgia, is a "very vital part of our...

Vehicle arsonist sought in south Ga.

ALBANY, Ga. - Georgia fire investigators are on the hunt for a serial arsonist...fire.WALB-TV reports three vehicles have been set on fire this week in Albany. On Tuesday, someone set fire to the gas tank cap of a truck. The gas cap...

Abercrombie & Fitch ditches beefcake models, racy ads

...YORK - Aber crombie & Fitch is saying goodbye to the shirtless beefcake models who greeted customers at its doors.The New Albany, Ohio-based company, which operates stores under its namesake brand and Hollister, announced Friday that store associates...

Augusta Prep girls have the high finish at region meet as runners-up

...we really have high expectations and hopes for the future," Viola said.Those who finished in the top four in their respective events will head to Albany, Ga. next Thursday and Friday for the GISA State Track and Field Championships.

Women's NCAA Tournament: UConn coach Geno Auriemma achieves milestone in record rout

ALBANY, N.Y. - Geno Auriemma reached another milestone in record fashion.The...making its first trip to the Sweet 16 since 2004. DAYTON 82, LOUISVILLE 66In Albany, N.Y., Andrea Hoover scored 26 points and seventh-seeded Dayton (28-6...

Ex-Westside star Frank Booker helps Sooners advance in NCAA Tournament

...15 to lead third-seeded Oklahoma past Albany 69-60 on Friday night, carrying the...and Ray Sanders 11 for No. 14-seeded Albany (24-8), regular season and tournament...Booker was 2 for 6 beyond the arc.Albany, down by as many as 10 in the opening...

Texas coach gets another shot at top-ranked UConn

ALBANY, N.Y. - Texas coach Karen Aston hasn't seen the tape from her first meeting with Connecticut, which came in the 2003 Final...

UConn overcomes halftime deficit to reach Final Four; Maryland earns last spot

ALBANY, N.Y. - Geno Auriemma and his Con necticut Huskies are back in a familiar place ? the Final Four.Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis...

Legal challenge to private probation firms moves into federal court

...extortion.The Southern Center for Human Rights filed its first legal action in the battle Friday in the U.S. District Court in Albany. The lawsuit contends in Pelham and Bainbridge courts, poor people who cannot make payments on the day of sentencing are held...

Fight for $15 fast food union expands

...around 30 people protested in a McDonald's before being kicked out. One demonstrator was arrested for trespassing.Protesters also gathered outside McDonald's restaurants in cities including Denver, Los Angeles and Albany, N.Y.