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BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga Springs man gets 2 to 6 years for robbery

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Saratoga Springs man was sentenced Wednesday to spend two to six years in state prison on a third-degree robbery charge.
 
Four accused of using cloned credit cards in Amsterdam
AMSTERDAM

Four accused of using cloned credit cards in Amsterdam

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Four people are accused of using cloned credit cards at a city of Amsterdam store.
 
FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Police seize marijuana in Fulton, Montgomery counties

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
More than 250 marijuana plants and 15 pounds of processed marijuana were seized in Fulton and Montgomery counties as the New York State Police conducted surveillance flights over the last two weeks, according to police.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Serial drunken driver pleads guilty in Saratoga County incident

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Schenectady man on Wednesday became the first person in Saratoga County to be convicted under “Vince’s Law,” which increases penalties for drunken drivers who have more than three prior driving while intoxicated convictions.
 
Rotterdam homeowners want stolen retaining wall back
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam homeowners want stolen retaining wall back

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Rotterdam police are asking for the public’s help in locating two men who stole a stone retaining wall Sunday afternoon.
 
MANILA, Phillippines

Philippine murder suspect arrested in Clifton Park dies in jail

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A former U.S. Marine arrested in Clifton Park and facing double murder charges in the Philippines has died of a heart attack in a Manila jail, police said Wednesday.
 
Former Schenectady charity exec admits filing false reports
SCHENECTADY

Former Schenectady charity exec admits filing false reports

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A former chief operating officer of two Schenectady nonprofit entities devoted to substance abuse treatment and housing has admitted filing false reports in excess of $600,000 with the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services.
 
Fort Plain man accused in Glen sex abuse

Fort Plain man accused in Glen sex abuse

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Fort Plain man has been charged with sex abuse after allegedly forcing sexual contact onto a woman in Glen.
 
Women brawl in the heart of downtown Schenectady
SCHENECTADY

Women brawl in the heart of downtown Schenectady

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Multiple women were fighting and ripping each other’s clothes off in downtown Schenectady this morning.
 
Syracuse man charged in Schenectady bank robbery
SCHENECTADY

Syracuse man charged in Schenectady bank robbery

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A man from Syracuse has been charged in connection with a bank robbery that occurred on State Street this morning, according to Schenectady police.
 
SCHENECTADY

Ballston Spa man accused of setting fire to dumpster

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A Ballston Spa man intentionally set fire to a dumpster earlier this month near the College Suites at Washington Square, authorities said.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teen charged in robbery attempt

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
A city teen is accused of trying to rob another teen and then breaking the victim’s nose, authorities said.
 
ALBANY

Colonie man sentenced on heroin-related felony

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
A Colonie man identified by prosecutors as a ring leader in a heroin operation was sentenced today to 10 years in state prison, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.
 
SCHENECTADY

18-year-old accused of rape of minor

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
An 18-year-old city man faces a rape charge, accused of having sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 15, authorities said.
 
Teen sentenced to time served in Schenectady stabbing
SCHENECTADY

Teen sentenced to time served in Schenectady stabbing

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
A city teen who was charged with stabbing a woman during a brawl a year ago was sentenced today to time served, about 11 months. Called a "model inmate," she was also granted youthful offender status.
 
 

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