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Police: Man charged with killing 3-year-old boy

Dec. 9, 2019 1:04 PM EST

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — A Schenectady man charged with killing a 3-year-old boy at an apartment in Troy was arraigned Monday. Daquan Parker, 20, is an acquaintance of the mother of the boy, Mayjor Douglas. Emergency responders rushed the young boy from his home to a hospital on Saturday. His death was ruled a...

Police investigate death of 3-year-old boy as a homicide

Dec. 8, 2019 6:02 PM EST

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Police were investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy as a homicide on Sunday. Emergency responders rushed Mayjor Douglas from his apartment in Troy, N.Y. to a hospital on Saturday after he went into cardiac arrest. He died that day at Albany Medical Center. His death was ruled a...

RPI unveils supercomputer

Dec. 6, 2019 4:10 AM EST

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is unveiling a new supercomputer. The upstate New York college is holding a ribbon cutting for the artificial intelligence supercomputer on Friday at its Center for Computational Innovations. Collaborators also include IBM and Empire State Development. RPI...

The 2020 Boxing Hall of Fame class

Dec. 4, 2019 3:07 PM EST

CANASTOTA, N.Y. (AP) — A look at the 13 people to be inducted June 14, 2020 into the International Boxing Hall of Fame and Museum: MODERN (last bout no earlier than 1989) MEN BERNARD HOPKINS: Nicknamed “The Executioner” and “The Alien.” ... born Jan. 15, 1965 in Philadelphia....

Miller scores twice, Canucks beat Red Wings 5-1

Oct. 16, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward J.T. Miller says sometimes the key to an effective power play is simple — just shoot. Miller had two of Vancouver's three power-play goals in the Canucks' 5-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday. "It doesn't always work how you plan...