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Police cracking down on drunk driving for Memorial Day

State Police and local law enforcement statewide will be increasing patrols to combat drunk and impaired driving this Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office said in a press release. The initiative starts on Friday, May 27 and runs until Monday, May 30.

Rotterdam company pleads guilty to two felonies

SCHENECTADY & ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam company pleads guilty to two felonies

The lengthy investigation into a scheme to bilk a local company out of nearly half a million dollars ended Tuesday as another local company pleaded guilty to related crimes in court.

Fultonville man charged with driving under influence of marijuana

GLEN

Fultonville man charged with driving under influence of marijuana

State Police arrested a Fultonville man in the Town of Glen late last week for allegedly driving while under the influence of marijuana.

BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa police chief to retire after 36 years with force

Ballston Spa Police Chief Charles Koenig will be stepping down next month after 36 years with the village police department, the last 25 as chief.

Off-duty Schenectady cop saves woman from drug overdose

An off-duty Schenectady police officer saved a woman’s life who was suffering from an apparent heroin overdose this morning.

Man pepper sprayed in Schenectady court

SCHENECTADY

Man pepper sprayed in Schenectady court

Officers pepper sprayed a prisoner in City Court this morning during a struggle where officers suspected the prisoner of having drugs.

Third man charged in Schenectady murder

SCHENECTADY

Third man charged in Schenectady murder

A third man has now been charged in connection with the May 6 home invasion killing of a Brooklyn man on Paige Street.

SCHENECTADY

Driving lanes reopen around Nicholaus building

All roads have been reopened around the Nicholaus building nearly two months after structural damage was first reported.

Man convicted of killing Schenectady teen seeks new trial

ALBANY & SCHENECTADY

Man convicted of killing Schenectady teen seeks new trial

The attorney for the man convicted of killing 15-year-old Eddie Stanley five years ago argued Monday for a new trial, telling an appellate court that “there is no way” the man received a fair trial.

DUANESBURG

Man considers plea offer in Duanesburg triple fatal crash case

The man accused of causing the September crash that killed three members of the same family is now considering a plea offer in the case.

BALLSTON SPA

Albany man gets 10 years in prison for armed robbery

An Albany man has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for an armed robbery last year at a Clifton Park store.

EDINBURG

Lake Luzerne man faces two burglary counts

A Lake Luzerne man has been arrested on charges that he burglarized season camps in Edinburg, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Two Greenfield men charged in car break-ins

Two Greenfield men were arrested Friday after they were seen entering cars, city police said.

No injuries in attic fire in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

No injuries in attic fire in Schenectady

Schenectady firefighters responded to reports of a fire at 1905-07 Euclid Ave. around 11 a.m. on Monday. The fire was contained to the attic and under control in about 20 minutes, Fire Chief Ray Senecal said.

HALFMOON

Halfmoon man accused of DWI with youth in car

A 41-year-old Halfmoon man was arrested Friday for allegedly driving drunk with a minor in the car.

FULTON

Rescue crews carry hiker off Vroman's Nose after fall (UPDATED)

Emergency crews on Sunday rescued a hiker after she fell 25 feet off a cliff on Vroman’s Nose.

Officer Zampella pleads guilty to traffic violations, returns to work

SCHENECTADY

Officer Zampella pleads guilty to traffic violations, returns to work

A city officer suspended since March returned to work Friday after admitting to two traffic violations to resolve a misdemeanor case brought against him.

Harness track worker wanted in Guatemala for murder arrested

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Harness track worker wanted in Guatemala for murder arrested

A Guatemalan man wanted for murder in his home country was arrested in Saratoga Springs last month, tripped up by fingerprints he submitted to work at the harness track, authorities said today.

Schenectady cop pleads guilty to traffic violations

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady cop pleads guilty to traffic violations

A suspended city police officer formally admitted to traffic violations today, resolving the misdemeanor case brought against him.

ALBANY

Albany Thruway accident kills two

An early morning accident on the Thruway near Exit 24 claimed the lives of two people, including a Schenectady woman, state police said.

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