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HALFMOON

One killed in two-car accident in Halfmoon

One person was killed in a two-car accident in Halfmoon, state police said early this evening.

Frantic 911 call: 'I know he was no mayor' (with audio)

SCHENECTADY

Frantic 911 call: 'I know he was no mayor' (with audio)

Schenectady County released an audio of the 9-1-1 call made by Sarah Dingley revealing real-time details in her own words of Mayor Gary McCarthy following her to Police Headquarters last week.

Colonie man allegedly paid teen for sex

CLIFTON PARK

Colonie man allegedly paid teen for sex

A Colonie man was arrested for having sexual contact with a 15-year-old girl, state police said.

Police: Search found loaded gun on Schenectady man

SCHENECTADY

Police: Search found loaded gun on Schenectady man

A Schenectady man was arrested for possession of a weapon Wednesday after police stopped him while riding a dirt bike, police said.

NORTHAMPTON

Schenectady man charged with endangerment, assault

State police arrested a man Monday for allegedly shooting a BB at a kayaker on Sacandaga Lake.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Suspicious man in car reported in Saratoga springs

City police are investigating a report of a suspicious man in a car Monday.

Trial begins in fatal Schenectady shooting

SCHENECTADY

Trial begins in fatal Schenectady shooting

The sequence of events that led to 19-year-old Lasean Gause’s shooting death last year began about three days prior and had nothing to do with Gause, a prosecutor said Wednesday at the trial one of Gause’s alleged killers.

Father, two sons charged in Niskayuna pot growing operation

NISKAYUNA

Father, two sons charged in Niskayuna pot growing operation

A father and two sons are facing marijuana growing charges after a police investigation and Wednesday morning raid that uncovered more than 600 marijuana plants and a processing facility in a private home, state police said.

Woman: Schenectady mayor was highly intoxicated in encounter

SCHENECTADY

Woman: Schenectady mayor was highly intoxicated in encounter

A Rotterdam woman who had a run-in with Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy told 9-1-1 dispatchers that McCarthy appeared “highly intoxicated” in their late-night encounter last week.

Police cracking down on drunk driving for Memorial Day

State Police and local law enforcement statewide will be increasing patrols to combat drunk and impaired driving this Memorial Day weekend, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office said in a press release. The initiative starts on Friday, May 27 and runs until Monday, May 30.

Rotterdam company pleads guilty to two felonies

SCHENECTADY & ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam company pleads guilty to two felonies

The lengthy investigation into a scheme to bilk a local company out of nearly half a million dollars ended Tuesday as another local company pleaded guilty to related crimes in court.

Fultonville man charged with driving under influence of marijuana

GLEN

Fultonville man charged with driving under influence of marijuana

State Police arrested a Fultonville man in the Town of Glen late last week for allegedly driving while under the influence of marijuana.

BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa police chief to retire after 36 years with force

Ballston Spa Police Chief Charles Koenig will be stepping down next month after 36 years with the village police department, the last 25 as chief.

Off-duty Schenectady cop saves woman from drug overdose

An off-duty Schenectady police officer saved a woman’s life who was suffering from an apparent heroin overdose this morning.

Man pepper sprayed in Schenectady court

SCHENECTADY

Man pepper sprayed in Schenectady court

Officers pepper sprayed a prisoner in City Court this morning during a struggle where officers suspected the prisoner of having drugs.

Third man charged in Schenectady murder

SCHENECTADY

Third man charged in Schenectady murder

A third man has now been charged in connection with the May 6 home invasion killing of a Brooklyn man on Paige Street.

SCHENECTADY

Driving lanes reopen around Nicholaus building

All roads have been reopened around the Nicholaus building nearly two months after structural damage was first reported.

Man convicted of killing Schenectady teen seeks new trial

ALBANY & SCHENECTADY

Man convicted of killing Schenectady teen seeks new trial

The attorney for the man convicted of killing 15-year-old Eddie Stanley five years ago argued Monday for a new trial, telling an appellate court that “there is no way” the man received a fair trial.

DUANESBURG

Man considers plea offer in Duanesburg triple fatal crash case

The man accused of causing the September crash that killed three members of the same family is now considering a plea offer in the case.

BALLSTON SPA

Albany man gets 10 years in prison for armed robbery

An Albany man has been sentenced to 10 years in state prison for an armed robbery last year at a Clifton Park store.

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