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BALLSTON SPA

Claim filed in Ballston Spa Taser death

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Ballston Spa police fatally injured 43-year-old Daniel Satre while Saratoga County sheriff’s deputies watched late last summer, according to a notice of claim filed against the village and county last month.
 
Report: Foot imprint in snow helped ID Berne boy's killer
BERNE

Report: Foot imprint in snow helped ID Berne boy's killer

Monday, March 2, 2015
The snow that authorities said was used by 5-year-old Kenneth White’s killer to try and hide his tiny body was also used by investigators to identify his killer, according to documents filed in Albany County Court.
 
SCHENECTADY

Pedestrian struck by vehicle in Schenectady

Monday, March 2, 2015
A 29-year-old male was sent to Albany Medical Center with life-threatening injuries Monday night after being hit by a vehicle in Schenectady.
 

Saratoga County deputy accused of sex offense won't be charged

Monday, March 2, 2015

Authorities say a Saratoga County sheriff’s deputy accused of a sexual offense will not face charged after the woman who reported him declined to involve herself in the investigation.
 
Brian Scavo pleas not guilty to forgery
ALBANY

Brian Scavo pleas not guilty to forgery

Monday, March 2, 2015
Former Albany County legislator Brian Scavo pleaded not guilty to forgery charges today.
 
COLONIE

Rensselaer man allegedly solicited minor for sex

Monday, March 2, 2015
Colonie police have arrested a Rensselaer man after he tried to meet someone he thought was a 15-year-old boy for sex and then led police on a chase, police said.
 
ALBANY

Restaurant targeted in lawsuit is not insured

Monday, March 2, 2015
The restaurant that is the target of multiple lawsuits related to the 2012 drunken driving crash that killed two Shenendehowa seniors and injured two other students is facing those suits without insurance.
 
NEW YORK STATE

DWI arrests decline for 5th straight year in New York state

Sunday, March 1, 2015
The anti-drunken driving message is getting out across New York state. Arrests dropped for the fifth year in row, and numbers are way down over the course of a decade.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teen facing felony charges in Northside burglaries

Sunday, March 1, 2015
A Schenectady teen has been charged in two November break-ins, including one in which police said he stole a car.
 
Career criminal indicted in interrupted Niskayuna break-in
NISKAYUNA

Career criminal indicted in interrupted Niskayuna break-in

Sunday, March 1, 2015
A career criminal arrested in January after police said a victim confronted him and chased him has been indicted on multiple felony charges.
 
CAPITAL REGION

Brokers sanctioned in McGinn, Smith case

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Seven brokers and one manager ordered sanctioned after they were found to have made material omissions and misrepresentations to clients as they recommended unregistered investments offered by McGinn, Smith & Co.
 
Schenectady man shares cautionary tale of drinking, driving and jail
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man shares cautionary tale of drinking, driving and jail

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Tyler Bellick seems to be saying the right things and, more importantly, doing them, too. He’s spoken to offenders and in schools, using his story to try to prevent others from driving drunk or re-offending.
 
Police officers fight PTSD, too
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Police officers fight PTSD, too

Sunday, March 1, 2015
Trauma is almost a routine part of police work, whether it’s from an attack, a grisly accident or a tragic crime scene. Officers take up the badge knowing they’re almost guaranteed work-related stress. Most consider it part of the job.
 
Bronx man accused of using fake $100 bills in Rotterdam
ROTTERDAM

Bronx man accused of using fake $100 bills in Rotterdam

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015
Police say a Bronx man arrested Friday evening in Rotterdam may have been using counterfeit money throughout the Capital District since October.
 
Court: Feds can seize assets of Llenroc owner
REXFORD

Court: Feds can seize assets of Llenroc owner

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
The woman convicted in 2013 of harboring an illegal immigrant at the iconic Llenroc mansion lost an appeal to overturn her conviction this week. The federal ruling also upheld the government’s right to seize the woman’s interest in the sprawling estate, an interest that might not top $100,000.
 
 

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