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Late-night pyrotechnics test local folks' patience
CAPITAL REGION

Late-night pyrotechnics test local folks' patience

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Like many Americans, Ron Longo is all for the bright lights and big bangs the Fourth of July holiday brings.
 
Truck driver to be sentenced in local trooper’s death
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Truck driver to be sentenced in local trooper’s death

Monday, July 6, 2015
Truck driver Gary Blakley never hit his brakes.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Two charged with drug sales in Ballson Spa

Monday, July 6, 2015

Two Ballston Spa residents were arrested Monday after a lengthy investigation into drug sales in Saratoga County, sheriff’s officials said.
 
ALBANY COUNTY

Watervliet man could face 15-to-life in theft of woman’s house

Monday, July 6, 2015
A Watervliet man could face up to 15 years to life in state prison after being found guilty of essentially stealing an elderly woman’s house, Albany County district attorney’s officials said.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

No violators found in Saratoga Springs alcohol sting

Monday, July 6, 2015

All 22 business locations visited last Friday as part of an underage liquor sales sting passed, the Saratoga Springs Police Department said.
 
WATERFORD

Man gets 14-year prison term for Waterford standoff

Monday, July 6, 2015
A Cohoes man was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Monday, after earlier pleading guilty to injuring his daughter’s mother during a burglary that turned into an armed standoff in Waterford last year.
 
Amsterdam K9 to get protective vest
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam K9 to get protective vest

Monday, July 6, 2015
The Amsterdam Police Department will receive a bullet and stab protective vest for K9 Bruno, said a press release issued by the Amsterdam Police Department.
 
SCHENECTADY

Man shot on Paige Street in Schenectady

Monday, July 6, 2015
A man in his 20s was shot early Sunday morning in the area of Paige Street in Schenectady and is now being treated at Albany Medical Center, according to police.
 
Captured Dannemora escapee moved to prison
ALBANY

Captured Dannemora escapee moved to prison

Monday, July 6, 2015
The surviving escapee from a prison break and three-week manhunt will spend 23 hours a day in a maximum-security cell, much more confined than he and a fellow murder convict were in the prison from which they managed a getaway, officials said Sunday.
 
Veteran public defender now heads office
SCHENECTADY

Veteran public defender now heads office

Monday, July 6, 2015
Schenectady County’s newest head public defender has settled into the post to which he was appointed in mid-May.
 
GUILDERLAND

ATV driver allegedly drunk with infant on lap in Guilderland

Saturday, July 4, 2015
A Guilderland man is facing multiple charges, including felony DWI, after police say they found him driving an ATV drunk with his infant child in his lap Friday evening.
 
Man charged after two vehicles hit Niskayuna house
NISKAYUNA

Man charged after two vehicles hit Niskayuna house

Saturday, July 4, 2015

A Schenectady man faces several charges following an accident Friday afternoon in which two vehicles struck a house at Albany Street and Mohrhoff Avenue.
 
Fire strikes loading dock at Schenectady High
SCHENECTADY

Fire strikes loading dock at Schenectady High

Saturday, July 4, 2015
An investigation is underway into a fire at the Schenectady High School Saturday afternoon.
 
ALBANY

Colonie child porn case dismissed

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Albany County prosecutors took too long to pursue charges against a former Clifton Park town employee who was accused of possessing child pornography on his personal computer, an appeals court ruled this week.
 
GLENVILLE

Lawsuit alleges missed signs in Glendale death

Friday, July 3, 2015
The family of a man who died of cancer at the Glendale Home is suing the county and the home alleging the home and a doctor there missed signs that could have led to the detection of the cancer earlier.
 
 

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