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Saratoga track clerk allegedly short $11,700

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga track clerk allegedly short $11,700

A betting clerk at Saratoga Race Course sank himself deep into debt by betting from his own till last Sunday, Saratoga Springs police said.

WILTON

Wilton fire closed part of Route 9 overnight

Route 9 in Wilton has reopened after a fire shut the road down overnight, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

GLENVILLE

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

Testimony in the case of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville could conclude next week, after day two of the trial featured just one witness taking the stand.

Ex-Delmar pastor sentenced for secret recording of woman

Ex-Delmar pastor sentenced for secret recording of woman

A former pastor from Delmar received his sentenced this week in a case where police accused him of secretly recording a woman in a Colonie Salvation Army Changing room, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office said.

Accused FSU face-eater: 'I've got a psycho side and a normal side'

MIAMI

Accused FSU face-eater: 'I've got a psycho side and a normal side'

Teen accused of exploding into a cannibalistic rage late Monday night had videos posted on YouTube stating "I've got a psycho side and a normal side. I've lost my mind help me find it."

Poughkeepsie fire department ordered to remove American flags from its trucks

POUGHKEEPSIE

Poughkeepsie fire department ordered to remove American flags from its trucks

Fire commissioners in Poughkeepsie ordered a fire department to remove U.S. flags that were mounted on its firetrucks because they said the display was a "liability" to the firefighters and other motorists.

Case of man charged in Lake George boat crash moved to new court

LAKE GEORGE

Case of man charged in Lake George boat crash moved to new court

The criminal case against a Lake George man accused of causing a boating accident last month that killed an 8-year-old girl has been transferred to Warren County Court.

ALBANY

Cops: Mass. man sought sex with boy in Colonie

A 56-year-old Massachusetts man was indicted in federal court Wednesday after allegedly traveling to Colonie to engage in sexual activities with someone he thought was a 14-year-old boy, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man admits selling cocaine

A Schenectady man admitted in federal court in Albany Wednesday to selling crack cocaine in the city, U.S. Attorney’s officials said.

Missing Amsterdam woman found in woods

Missing Amsterdam woman found in woods

Amsterdam police are asking for the public’s help in finding 34-year-old Lynn Sausville of Amsterdam, according to a missing vulnerable adult alert issued shortly after 5:40 p.m. on Wednesday.

Bus catches fire on Thruway in Albany

ALBANY

Bus catches fire on Thruway in Albany

No injuries were reported Wednesday afternoon when a bus caught fire in lanes leading to state Thruway Exit Exchange 24 in Albany.

Dog left in car in Wilton results in arrest on R.I. warrant

WILTON

Dog left in car in Wilton results in arrest on R.I. warrant

A call from a concerned citizen about a dog left inside a car outside Wilton Mall Sunday led to the discovery of a warrant for the dog owner’s arrest relating to an embezzlement case out of Rhode Island, authorities said Tuesday.

Two arrested in Sunday shooting in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Two arrested in Sunday shooting in Schenectady

Two people have been arrested in connection with Sunday’s shooting in front of Chubby’s Pizza that injured one, authorities said.

Man charged with rape in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man charged with rape in Saratoga Springs

A Whitehall man police identified as a registered sex offender was arrested for first-degree rape early Tuesday morning after a passerby saw an assault taking place on a roadside, city police said.

Killer draws maximum in Gause murder

SCHENECTADY

Killer draws maximum in Gause murder

The anguish of LaSean Gause’s family could only be expressed out loud Monday by a prosecutor. But it could plainly be seen in the courtroom gallery through Gause’s mother.

Schenectady murder ‘left a deep hole in our souls’

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady murder ‘left a deep hole in our souls’

In a courtroom Monday, Vanessa Washington held a photo of her sister, Valerie. “The murder of my sister,” Vanessa Washington said at Harold Michael Ortiz's sentencing, “has left a deep hole in our souls."

Walmart truck stuck under Crane Street overpass

Walmart truck stuck under Crane Street overpass

The overpass has a 10-foot, 10-inch clearance, which is labeled with signs. The sign, however, is covered with black graffiti.

ALBANY

Albany City Court Judge Keefe resigns

An Albany City Court judge resigned Monday rather than face formal proceedings that could end in his ouster for alleged misconduct that included swearing in court and talking to individuals involved in cases without attorneys present.

SCHENECTADY

Company fined in criminal case files suit in Schenectady

A local company that paid $77,000 in restitution to a local construction firm in a criminal case is now suing that construction company alleging nearly $55,000 in unpaid bills.

Caroga Lake hammered by fast-moving storms

CAROGA LAKE

Caroga Lake hammered by fast-moving storms

Most people in Caroga Lake had never seen anything quite like Saturday night’s storms.

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