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Low pressure will quickly develop and move south of the New England coast through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning a fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page


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Police: Cohoes man arrested on drug, firearm charges.

ALBANY - A Cohoes man is facing weapon and drug charges.

The Albany County Sheriff's Office say 29 year-old Nicholas Straker of Olmstead Street was arrested on Monday after a four month investigation.

Investigators were tipped off that Straker and his roommate, 23 year-old Christopher Grant were allegedly selling drugs from their Cohoes apartment.  The investigation also revealed the pair was allegedly in possession of illegal handguns.

Straker was arraigned in the City of Cohoes Court and sent to the Albany County Jail $20,000 bail.  He has been charged with felony drug possession, felony firearm possession, as well as possession of stolen property.

Police say Christopher Grant is still being sought on charges.  The Albany County Sheriff's Office is seeking help from the public in locating him.

It is believed that he has family in New York City, Florida and Virginia. If you have information relative to Grant's whereabouts, please contact authorities at 720-8075
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