Police have not provided much information on what happened to Smith's relatives, but believe the killings were targeted.
Jeremiah Myers, 11; their mother, Shanta Myers, 36, and the mother's partner, Brandi Mells, 22, were found dead inside the basement apartment at 158 Second Ave. shortly before 1 p.m., police said.
Cousin Khalif Coleman said 5-year-old Shanise Myers was a stubborn little girl who loved to play with her dolls.
"It's going to devastate us for a very, very long time". "And to have to raise the oldest, knowing he lost his entire family that day. that's not a job that's going to be easy for me".
A property manager had found the bodies after being asked to check on the welfare of the residents of the apartment, located in the city's Lansingburgh section along the Hudson River just north of Albany. He says community members are nervous because the killer remains at large. Police say the women were in a relationship.
The Rev. Jackie Robinson is a member of the African American Pastoral Alliance in Troy.
Albany pastor Charlie Muller, of Victory Christian Church, offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible.
Shanise attended School 14, and Jeremiah, also known as "JJ", attended Troy Middle School.
"Give the information to the authorities so that they can help find the person who has destroyed us, emotionally, mentally", she told to the Times Union. He said a crisis response team will be on hand next week when children return from holiday recess. "He was well-mannered, respectful, happy all the time".
The sister of a woman who was found slain along with her two young children and her lesbian lover in an upstate NY basement apartment says she's now raising the woman's only remaining son.
Symes said her sister was a sweet, good-natured woman who loved to cook for family gatherings.
Symes she had been trying to get a hold of her sister for three days.
Authorities have released the names of two women and two children slain in their upstate NY apartment and police are asking the public for information.
The block where the victims lived was closed to traffic Thursday morning as the investigation continued but was reopened in the afternoon, police said.
CNN reached out to the Alabama Secretary of State's office for comment on whether Moore's filing would affect the process. He takes over the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, and his term expires in January 2021.
Tiger Zinda Hai is the sequel to Kabir Khan directed 2012 film Ek Tha Tiger that too went on to earn over Rs 300 crore . The movie has become the fastest to enter the Rs 150 crore club, again beating " Sultan " which had taken five days.
Kristen Alexander, 26, had been sitting in a parking lot since 4:15 p.m. after arriving home from a trip to Ohio. "It's eerie. Police tried to talk to Anthony Ross, 45, who barricaded himself inside the unit where he used to live, Sgt.
His daughter became an activist after his death, even appearing in a campaign ad for then-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Garner's condition was announced from her Twitter account. "I'm speaking out, me being his daughter", she said in the ad.
The LA Times while quoting the Long Beach police said that they responded to the location amid reporters of a shooter at large. Police are now investigating a shooting at a business in Bixby Knolls that left multiple people injured.
Boakai and ex-footballer George Weah will be declared president-elect after the announcement of the results. After a first vote that was too close to call, Weah and Boakai are awaiting the results from the run-off.
That's when she allegedly poured red wine on his paintings and ripped them off the wall, then threw his sculptures on the ground. He made headlines the same year for parking a tank outside of his home , causing a brief fight with his homeowner's association.
The current maximum amount the Switch game cards can now hold is 32GB, less than the 50GB Blu-ray discs used in other consoles. The standard Nintendo Switch comes with 32GB of internal storage space - before a microSD card slot is added on.
Crude oil settles above $60 for first time since June 2015
Brent futures also rose, up 1.2% to $66.92/bbl after breaking through $67 earlier this week for the first time since May 2015. X China issued import quotas for 2018 that traders believe could result in record-high purchases, according a Reuters .
Jai Ram Thakur takes oath as Himachal CM
He was just 28 years old when he first contested the state Assembly elections from Chachiot in Himachal Pradesh in 1993. In the past, three Congress leaders from Mandi had tried their luck for the chief ministerial post but without success.
SoftBank buys large stake in Uber
Misra said SoftBank had "tremendous confidence in Uber's leadership and employees". That is a roughly 30% discount to its most recent valuation of almost $70 billion.
Powerball, Mega Millions now totaling $700M
The winning numbers for Wednesday's Powerball for the grand prize of $337 million are 3, 9, 16, 56, 60 and the Powerball is 3. Tickets are $2, and sales time cut-offs vary by state but are usually one to two hours before the drawing.
LG&E, KU to aid in Puerto Rico power restoration
Now, more than three months after Hurricane Maria , about half of the island's 3.3 million people are still without power. The crew was sent to Virginia Tuesday, where they'll be loaded onto a barge and transported to the US territory.
NO TOKE! More pregnant California moms smoking pot
Use among women between the ages of 18 and 25 almost doubled during that time, from 9.8 percent in 2009 to 19 percent in 2016. Researchers observed a sample of pregnant women in California and saw a 3-percent increase in use form 2009 through 2016.
Christmas Eve shooting leaves 1 dead and 4 others wounded
All but one of those who survived the shootings had been released from the hospital by Monday morning, WSFA-TV reported . Police said 54-year-old Charles Louis Foster is jailed on one murder count and four counts of attempted murder.