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SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of assault with pipe

Monday, June 29, 2015

A city man struck another man with a steel pipe during an argument last week, authorities said.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of robbing woman

Monday, June 29, 2015


A city man faces a robbery count, accused of forcibly taking cash from a woman’s purse Friday, authorities said.
 
SCHENECTADY

Hindering prosecution charge in Schenectady killing dropped

Monday, June 29, 2015
A felony charge against a man accused of possessing a murder victim’s cellphone has been dismissed, leaving a single misdemeanor that doesn’t reference the murder case, the man’s attorney said Monday.
 
Shooting of unarmed escapee lawful
NEW YORK

Shooting of unarmed escapee lawful

Monday, June 29, 2015
A New York State trooper had the law on his side when he shot unarmed escapee David Sweat, apparently in the back, as the convicted killer ran toward a forest near the Canadian border.
 
Police: Teen put M-80 in Waterford mailbox
WATERFORD

Police: Teen put M-80 in Waterford mailbox

Monday, June 29, 2015
A Cohoes teenager is in the Saratoga County Jail after a Waterford police officer witnessed him place a powerful firework in a mailbox and blow it up early Monday morning, police said.
 
BALLSTON SPA

No ifs, ands or head-butts

Monday, June 29, 2015
An inmate at the Saratoga County Jail has been arrested on a second-degree assault charge after sheriff’s deputies said he head-butted another inmate last week.
 
SCHENECTADY

Man gets 9 years in Schenectady attack, arson

Friday, June 26, 2015

An attack with a bar clamp and subsequent attempt to set a home on fire netted a Jamaican national nine years in state prison and set him up for possible deportation.
 

Caroga Lake man charged in fatal ATV crash

Friday, June 26, 2015
A Caroga Lake man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter in a fatal ATV accident in the town of Providence last weekend.
 
Amsterdam heroin bust leads to arrest
AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam heroin bust leads to arrest

Friday, June 26, 2015
An Amsterdam man was arrested early Friday morning for allegedly selling heroin and other drugs in the city.
 
Missing Schenectady teen found safe
SCHENECTADY

Missing Schenectady teen found safe

Friday, June 26, 2015
After being missing since Thursday night, Rosa Robinson, 13, of Schenectady, has been found and is home safe.
 
Claim says Schenectady police used excessive force
SCHENECTADY

Claim says Schenectady police used excessive force

Thursday, June 25, 2015
An Albany man is claiming racial discrimination and excessive force by the Schenectady Police Department in a September incident
 
Arrested prison guard denies knowing of inmates' escape plot
PLATTSBURGH

Arrested prison guard denies knowing of inmates' escape plot

Thursday, June 25, 2015
A prison guard charged in connection with the escape of two killers admitted providing them with tools, paint, frozen hamburger and access to a catwalk electrical box, but claims he never knew they planned to bust out, authorities say.
 
Amsterdam prison worker allegedly raped inmate
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Amsterdam prison worker allegedly raped inmate

Thursday, June 25, 2015
A civilian employee of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office has been arrested for allegedly raping an inmate at a correctional facility.
 
2014 Schenectady house explosion blamed on city
SCHENECTADY

2014 Schenectady house explosion blamed on city

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
An insurance company that paid out a claim for damage caused by an August house explosion at a city-owned property is now trying to sue the city for its losses.
 
Friends, Schenectady police seek answers in deadly shooting
SCHENECTADY

Friends, Schenectady police seek answers in deadly shooting

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Solomon died Monday night at Albany Medical Center after being shot Thursday near Christ Church.
 
 

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