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7 allegedly ripped off older Albany County homeowners
ALBANY COUNTY

7 allegedly ripped off older Albany County homeowners

Friday, May 29, 2015
Prosecutors say a ring of seven people bilked older Albany County residents for thousands of dollars in unneeded or bogus repair work last year.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady County gets $818K to combat gun violence

Friday, May 29, 2015
Schenectady County will receive $818,654 from a state program to combat gun violence, the state announced earlier this week.
 
One injured in Schenectady shooting

One injured in Schenectady shooting

Friday, May 29, 2015
A man was wounded and taken to Ellis Hospital on Friday after a shooting on Strong Street in Schenectady's Hamilton Hill neighborhood.
 
Homeless man accused of plans to sell heroin in Rotterdam
ROTTERDAM

Homeless man accused of plans to sell heroin in Rotterdam

Friday, May 29, 2015
A homeless man is accused of trying to sell heroin at a Rotterdam park.
 
Alleged cocaine dealer arrested in Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE

Alleged cocaine dealer arrested in Gloversville

Friday, May 29, 2015
A Gloversville man has been arrested for allegedly selling crack cocaine in the city, according to police.
 
Convicted burglar accused of defrauding FEMA after Irene
SCHOHARIE & ALBANY COUNTIES

Convicted burglar accused of defrauding FEMA after Irene

Thursday, May 28, 2015
A man who claimed federal emergency rental assistance after Tropical Storm Irene in 2011 is now facing federal charges, accused of lying to get it, according to a new federal indictment.
 
Two more notices of claim filed over Jay Street fire
SCHENECTADY

Two more notices of claim filed over Jay Street fire

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Two victims of the Jay Street fire on March 6 have filed notices of claim against the city seeking costs for personal injuries and losses.
 
ALBANY

Phony money lands Schenectady man in prison

Thursday, May 28, 2015
A Schenectady man was sentenced this week to up to three years in state prison for possessing counterfeit bills, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.
 
Site owner challenges denial of Camp Bisco permit
DUANESBURG

Site owner challenges denial of Camp Bisco permit

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The owner of Indian Lookout Country Club is asking a judge to reverse Schenectady County’s decision not to grant him a mass gathering permit to host Camp Bisco, even though the three-day music festival headlined by The Disco Biscuits already has a new location in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
 
CAROGA

Woman charged under Leandra's Law in Caroga

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

A Dutchess County woman is accused of driving drunk in the town of Caroga with her two children in the car.
 
Robinson sentenced to 100 years for rape, baby murder
SCHENECTADY

Robinson sentenced to 100 years for rape, baby murder

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Herman Robinson was sentenced Wednesday to 100 years to life in prison for repeatedly raping a girl and killing the child she bore as result of the rapes.
 
UPDATE: Woman, child injured in I-890 crash
SCHENECTADY

UPDATE: Woman, child injured in I-890 crash

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A traffic accident on I-890 westbound is blocking traffic between exits 6 and 7 in Schenectady.
 
Gloversville teen accused of spray painting cars
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville teen accused of spray painting cars

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
An 18-year-old from Gloversville is facing two felony charges for allegedly spray painting vehicles in the city in April.
 
Wakefield gets life without parole in 2010 Schenectady killing
SCHENECTADY

Wakefield gets life without parole in 2010 Schenectady killing

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
John Wakefield, the man convicted of strangling Brett Wentworth to death in Schenectady, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday morning.
 
St. Johnsville farmer gets 40 years for abusing Amish boys
FONDA

St. Johnsville farmer gets 40 years for abusing Amish boys

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A Montgomery County Court judge sentenced Robert Madsen, the St. Johnsville farmer convicted of sexually abusing six Amish boys, to 40 years in prison Wednesday.
 
 

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