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Rotterdam man pleads to money laundering, bribery
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Rotterdam man pleads to money laundering, bribery

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
One of three people accused of taking part in a scheme to defraud a local construction company out of more than $400,000 pleaded guilty to related crimes today.
 
Scotia man admits stabbing mother to death
SCOTIA

Scotia man admits stabbing mother to death

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
The Scotia man accused in the stabbing death of his mother two years ago admitted to the crime Friday in exchange for a sentence of 25 years in state prison.
 
Girl struck by boat in Mohawk River
NISKAYUNA

Girl struck by boat in Mohawk River

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
An 11-year-old girl hit by a boat in the Mohawk River today is in stable condition after undergoing surgery at Albany Medical Center.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Woman allegedly damages Gloversville police car

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A Gloversville woman is facing a felony criminal mischief charge after police broke up a fight on Judson Street early Tuesday morning.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Ballston man accused of sex with girl

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A 19-year-old Ballston man was arrested Tuesday on a charge of rape for having sex with a 13-year-old girl, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown crash kills Gloversville man

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A Gloversville man was killed Wednesday afternoon in a one-car crash in Johnstown, according to police.
 
Schenectady man admits burglary as sexually motivated crime
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man admits burglary as sexually motivated crime

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
A city man who was accused of climbing through unlocked windows at two city residences last year and masturbating in the presence of children pleaded guilty to related charges Thursday, the Schenectady County District Attorney’s Office said.
 
Woman arrested in Schenectady street brawl
SCHENECTADY

Woman arrested in Schenectady street brawl

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A woman faces multiple charges stemming from a downtown street brawl that erupted moments after a nearby unrelated bank robbery Wednesday, authorities said.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga Springs man gets 2 to 6 years for robbery

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Saratoga Springs man was sentenced Wednesday to spend two to six years in state prison on a third-degree robbery charge.
 
Four accused of using cloned credit cards in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM

Four accused of using cloned credit cards in Amsterdam

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Four people are accused of using cloned credit cards at a city of Amsterdam store.
 
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Police seize marijuana in Fulton, Montgomery counties

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
More than 250 marijuana plants and 15 pounds of processed marijuana were seized in Fulton and Montgomery counties as the New York State Police conducted surveillance flights over the last two weeks, according to police.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Serial drunken driver pleads guilty in Saratoga County incident

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Schenectady man on Wednesday became the first person in Saratoga County to be convicted under “Vince’s Law,” which increases penalties for drunken drivers who have more than three prior driving while intoxicated convictions.
 
Rotterdam homeowners want stolen retaining wall back
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam homeowners want stolen retaining wall back

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Rotterdam police are asking for the public’s help in locating two men who stole a stone retaining wall Sunday afternoon.
 
MANILA, Phillippines

Philippine murder suspect arrested in Clifton Park dies in jail

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A former U.S. Marine arrested in Clifton Park and facing double murder charges in the Philippines has died of a heart attack in a Manila jail, police said Wednesday.
 
Former Schenectady charity exec admits filing false reports
SCHENECTADY

Former Schenectady charity exec admits filing false reports

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A former chief operating officer of two Schenectady nonprofit entities devoted to substance abuse treatment and housing has admitted filing false reports in excess of $600,000 with the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.
 
 

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