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SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police: Driver intentionally hit pedestrian after fight

A Guilderland man used his car to intentionally strike a pedestrian after a bar fight last weekend, using his car as a weapon, authorities said.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga man faces felony drug charges

A city man was arrested Tuesday on felony drug sale charges, city police said.

Lawsuit settled in harboring  case at Llenroc

REXFORD

Lawsuit settled in harboring case at Llenroc

The undocumented immigrant harbored in the Llenroc mansion has settled her lawsuit against the woman convicted of harboring her, but the settlement she’ll receive was disappointing, according to her attorney.

MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville man sentenced to prison on drug charge

A Mechanicville man was sentenced on Friday to four years in state prison on a drug charge.

SCHENECTADY

Woman charged in Schenectady burglary after DNA match

A Queens woman was charged with committing a burglary last year after a DNA match, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Two Schenectady teens accused of assaulting officer

Two city teens are accused of assaulting a police officer, authorities said.

MILTON

Milton man charged with strangling tenant

The manager of the Creek and Pines Mobile Home Park is under arrest and a tenant is in critical condition following an altercation early Friday morning, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Department said.

Police: Saratoga Springs man sold narcotics

Police: Saratoga Springs man sold narcotics

A Saratoga Springs man was arrested Tuesday on felony drug sale charges, city police said.

TROY

Woman stabbed in Troy alley

A 30-year-old woman was found stabbed in a Troy alley around 11 p.m. Thursday, police said.

AMSTERDAM

Town of Amsterdam seeks ban on explosive

In the video a man is seen pouring bags of white granules into a plastic bucket and hand mixing them with smaller packets of gray granules. He repeats the process several times as a twangy banjo plucks away in the background.

Gloversville man, 70, indicted in wife’s murder

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man, 70, indicted in wife’s murder

The Gloversville man accused of using a hatchet, fire poker and a knife to attack and kill his wife of 51 years has been indicted, according to the Fulton County District Attorney’s Office.

Glenville police chief retiring

GLENVILLE

Glenville police chief retiring

Glenville’s longtime police chief is retiring and another longtime department member is expected to take his place, town and police officials said today.

CAPITOL

State attorney general sues Rensselaer County DA

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is taking the Rensselaer County District Attorney to court to assert his authority over police killings of unarmed civilians — the first time since Gov. Andrew Cuomo established the attorney general’s jurisdiction over those cases.

MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville woman sent to prison for thefts

A Mechanicville woman accused of stealing from pocketbooks during an elementary school event last year has been sentenced to state prison time.

SCHENECTADY

Man found in car died of natural causes, Schenectady police say

The man found dead in a car on Maple Avenue Monday morning died of natural causes, police said Wednesday following an autopsy.

Fire destroys garage, vehicles in Esperance

ESPERANCE

Fire destroys garage, vehicles in Esperance

A fire consumed a multi-car garage in Esperance on Wednesday afternoon, destroying a half-dozen vehicles and narrowly missing other structures on Robert and Gincie Clough’s property at 2198 State Route 30. There were no injuries.

SCHENECTADY

Three file lawsuit against Schenectady police, claim false arrest

Three people who were once accused of injuring city police officers in a fight are now alleging false arrest, malicious prosecution and excessive force against the officers and the Police Department in a federal lawsuit.

CLIFTON PARK

Watervliet man accused of committing fraud

A Watervliet man was arrested Friday on a charge of committing fraud, state police said.

Fort Edward man going to prison for repeat DWIs

A Fort Edward man will be going to state prison following a repeat felony drunk driving conviction.

Nunes sentenced in 2015 murder of Schenectady man

SCHENECTADY

Nunes sentenced in 2015 murder of Schenectady man

Carlson Nunes, the man convicted in the February 2015 killing of Carlos Figueroa in Schenectady, received 22 years to life at a sentencing this morning marked by emotional statements from the victim’s family.

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