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GALWAY

Galway man gets 10 years for beating parents with baseball bat

A man who admitted to beating his parents with a baseball bat, prompting one to need facial reconstructive surgery and lose an eye, received a total of 10 years in state prison Friday, the Saratoga County District Attorney’s Office said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady prostitution sting nets 11

A prostitution sting conducted Thursday resulted in the arrests of 11 women, according to a report from the Schenectady Police Department.

BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County inmate dies of heart attack

An inmate at the Saratoga County Jail died recently of a heart attack, jail officials confirmed Friday.

SCHENECTADY

Police: Schenectady man allowed toddler to wander the streets

A city man is facing a child endangerment count after a 2-year-old child in his care was found wandering the streets Monday, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Albany teen accused of punching PE teacher

A local teen is accused of punching a physical education teacher earlier this month at The School at Northeast on Hamburg Street, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of injuring his infant son

A city man is accused of injuring his 1-year-old son last month, causing bruises to his head and body, authorities said.

Rotterdam bank robber expresses remorse before sentencing

SCHENECTADY

Rotterdam bank robber expresses remorse before sentencing

The central figure in an elaborate bank robbery scheme in Rotterdam that involved a phoned-in school threat expressed remorse for his crime Thursday in court.

Strange clown sightings abound in Capital Region

CLIFTON PARK

Strange clown sightings abound in Capital Region

Capital Region residents are growing increasingly concerned as a strange trend of creepy clown sightings continues to grow in the area.

Creepy clown hoaxes lead to arrests in multiple states

Creepy clown hoaxes lead to arrests in multiple states

The first reports of unusual clown sightings surfaced late in August in Greenville County, South Carolina. From there, the reports became a contagion, with sightings claimed in at least seven other states.

Clown sighting no laughing matter to Clifton Park residents

SARATOGA COUNTY

Clown sighting no laughing matter to Clifton Park residents

Clifton Park and Halfmoon residents are being spooked by clowns a bit early this Halloween season. Reports of creepy clowns in the two southern Saratoga County towns are sparking concern among residents.

Police: Not first offense for man accused of stabbing himself

SCHENECTADY

Police: Not first offense for man accused of stabbing himself

The man accused of holding his ex-girlfriend at knife point and then stabbing himself Tuesday evening twice earlier this month made unwanted visits to the woman’s apartment, authorities said Wednesday.

Police: Man held woman hostage, stabbed himself

SCHENECTADY

Police: Man held woman hostage, stabbed himself

A Tuesday afternoon stabbing on Baker Avenue sent one man to Albany Medical Center for treatment, police said.

Gloversville police looking for man in connection with burglary

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville police looking for man in connection with burglary

The Gloversville Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man who is wanted in connection with a series of break-ins to a local business.

Federal lawsuit filed in wake of 2010 Gloversville murder settled

GLOVERSVILLE

Federal lawsuit filed in wake of 2010 Gloversville murder settled

The federal lawsuit filed by Derek Kenney in the wake of his 2010 jailing on murder charges which were later dropped has now been settled, according to court filings.

Local cities report mixed results compared to FBI crime analysis

CAPITAL REGION

Local cities report mixed results compared to FBI crime analysis

The number of violent crimes nationally ticked upwards in 2015, while property crimes continued to drop, according to an FBI analysis released Monday. Locally, cities reported mixed results, some following the federal trends, while others did not.

Corinth man sentenced to 69 years to life for sex crimes

SARATOGA COUNTY

Corinth man sentenced to 69 years to life for sex crimes

A Corinth man convicted in what one official called one of the worst cases of sexual abuse he’d seen received a total sentence Tuesday of 69 years to life in state prison, Saratoga County District Attorney’s officials said.

Queensbury woman allegedly stole $17,000

WARREN COUNTY

Queensbury woman allegedly stole $17,000

The Warren County Sheriff's office has announced the arrest of a Queensbury woman for allegedly stealing from an acquaintance's bank account.

Police investigate UAlbany student's death

ALBANY

Police investigate UAlbany student's death

Police at the University at Albany are investigating death of a student found in a wooded area on campus Monday afternoon, but police said there is no indication of foul play.

10 charged after Schenectady drug detail

10 charged after Schenectady drug detail

Schenectady Police said over several hours on Friday, Sept. 23, they arrested and charged 10 people with drug-related offenses during an investigation, near the intersection of Crane Street and Sixth Avenue, focusing on drug activity and the groups that gather in that area.

ALBANY

Albany police investigating State Street bank robbery

Albany police are currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred on State Street.

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