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DUANESBURG

Cops: Duanesburg man took circular saw to girlfriend's front door

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Duanesburg man is accused of using a circular saw and hammer in an attempt to block the entrance to his girlfriend’s mobile home.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville woman charged with forgery, larceny

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

A Gloversville woman faces forgery and grand larceny charges after state police say she wrote fake checks totaling more than $3,000 in three jurisdictions.
 
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam man, 34, charged with welfare fraud

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

An Amsterdam man has been charged with felony welfare fraud for allegedly failing to report income while receiving benefits.
 
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown man charged with raping girl, 14

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
A Johnstown man has been charged with felony rape for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl. According to the Johnstown Police Department, 20-year-old Jordan A. Beekman had sex with the girl last September, when he was 19.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Man wanted in Gloversvile assault

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man who allegedly assaulted a woman in her Gloversville apartment Tuesday morning before fleeing on foot.
 
SCHENECTADY

2 boys arrested in 2 Schenectady burglaries

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Two boys have been arrested in separate burglaries on the city’s Northside, police said Tuesday.
 
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.
 
Sentencing delayed for truck driver who killed state trooper
FONDA

Sentencing delayed for truck driver who killed state trooper

Monday, July 6, 2015
The sentencing for Gary Blakley, the truck driver that caused the crash that killed state Trooper David Cunniff, has been postponed until September, the prosecutor in the case said Tuesday.
 
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.
 
 

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