One of two former Niskayuna High School students arrested in connection with images on a thumb drive found hidden inside a book at the school last year admitted Thursday to an unrelated felony that sprang from the initial case.
A former state corrections officer is now facing possible state prison time himself after admitting Wednesday to taking part in an elaborate bank robbery scheme in Rotterdam that involved a phoned-in threat against a school.
Sterling Major, the city man who admitted to assaulting a toddler a year ago, resulting in the child suffering a broken leg and lacerated liver, received seven years in state prison at his sentencing Tuesday.
Joseph Goldstein and J. David Goodman
August 21, 2016
As a growing list of police departments are being rebuked for unconstitutional practices, some leaders in Albany and at City Hall in New York City have embraced the mantle of progressive criminal justice reform. But they have stopped short of enshrining broad change in law.