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NISKAYUNA

Alleged Niskayuna burglar arrested

Saturday, April 18, 2015
A man is facing a felony burglary charge after allegedly being caught in the act of burglarizing a house in Niskayuna, according to police.
 
Rotterdam police pay $360K for breaking boy’s arm
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam police pay $360K for breaking boy’s arm

Friday, April 17, 2015
A lawsuit stemming from allegations two Rotterdam police officers broke a teenager’s arm while removing him from a school bus in 2013 has resulted in a $360,000 settlement, according to the attorney for the boy’s family.
 
SCHENECTADY

Attempted murder charge in Schenectady shooting

Friday, April 17, 2015

A shot fired at a person on Georgetta Dix Boulevard earlier this month has a city man facing an attempted murder charge.
 
SCHENECTADY

Second arrest made in Schenectady house shooting

Friday, April 17, 2015

A second person has been charged in the shooting of a house last week.
 
ALBANY

Weather service warns of brush fires

Friday, April 17, 2015

The National Weather Service in Albany is warning of the potential for brush fires throughout the region Saturday.
 
Horses seized from notorious Greenfield farm
GREENFIELD

Horses seized from notorious Greenfield farm

Friday, April 17, 2015
A long-running animal-abuse case concluded Friday with the SPCA of Upstate New York taking possession of 13 horses from a farm whose owners have been convicted of neglect.
 
Schenectady woman accused in Albany stabbing
ALBANY

Schenectady woman accused in Albany stabbing

Friday, April 17, 2015
A Schenectady woman has been charged with multiple felonies after allegedly stabbing a man in Albany during a domestic dispute, then becoming violent with police.
 
Amsterdam man sentenced to probation after fatal crash
FONDA

Amsterdam man sentenced to probation after fatal crash

Friday, April 17, 2015
The Amsterdam man acquitted in February on all felonies related to a 2013 crash that killed three was sentenced this morning to probation for the single crime of which he was convicted, reckless driving
 
Arrest made in Rotterdam armed robbery
ROTTERDAM

Arrest made in Rotterdam armed robbery

Friday, April 17, 2015
An Amsterdam man has been arrested in connection to a January armed robbery of a Rotterdam convenience store.
 
Ballston Spa man charged in Saratoga Ben & Jerry's theft
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Ballston Spa man charged in Saratoga Ben & Jerry's theft

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Saratoga Springs police have charged a Ballston Spa man in Friday's burglary at the Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream shop on Phila Street.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Legal dispute may prevent Siro’s offshoot from opening

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Siro’s Trattoria, an offshoot of the iconic Siro’s Restaurant next door to Saratoga Race Course, may not open for a fifth season this summer.
 
MECHANICVILLE

Troopers: Guns, drugs found in Mechanicville apartment

Thursday, April 16, 2015
A Mechanicville man was arrested after a stash of weapons and narcotics was recovered from his apartment, state police said.
 
COLONIE

Second victim identified in deadly Colonie crash

Thursday, April 16, 2015
The passenger in Saturday's double-fatal Northway accident has been identified as a Troy man.
 
Police: Amsterdam man growing marijuana in home
AMSTERDAM

Police: Amsterdam man growing marijuana in home

Thursday, April 16, 2015
After carrying out a search warrant, State Police charged an Amsterdam man for having a marijuana growing operation in his home.
 
Truck fire snarls rush-hour traffic on and around Northway
MALTA

Truck fire snarls rush-hour traffic on and around Northway

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
A truck fire on the outside shoulder of the Northway just before rush hour Wednesday sparked a 17-acre brush fire that led to the shutdown of the major artery’s northbound lanes, snarling traffic in three counties into the night.
 
 

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