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ALBANY

Lower bail rejected for Schenectady lottery scam suspect

A Schenectady man charged in connection with a lottery scam that targeted seniors nationwide backed up his claims with photos of supposed past winners and briefcases full of cash, according to a recent federal court filing.

GREENFIELD

Ballston Spa man hurt in ATV crash, charged with DWI

A 36-year-old Ballston Spa man was seriously injured after crashing an all-terrain vehicle in Greenfield, and he was later charged with driving while intoxicated, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office.

Nicholaus building blame game intensifies

SCHENECTADY

Nicholaus building blame game intensifies

A local construction company is countersuing a subcontractor for $5 million, claiming the subcontractor never alerted it to any emergency situation at the Nicholaus building site on State Street downtown.

MIDDLEBURGH

Questions remain in fatal dirt-bike chase in Middleburgh

Authorities have released very little information one week after Middleburgh resident Joshua Camp was struck and killed by a Schoharie County sheriff’s deputy while fleeing on a dirt bike.

WATERFORD

Man sent to prison for machete assault in Waterford

A Troy man accused of using a machete during a fight last year was sentenced Friday to five years in state prison.

CLIFTON PARK

Glenville woman accused of stealing from employer

A Glenville woman was charged with second-degree grand larceny, falsifying business records and second degree possession of a forged instrument after allegedly stealing from her former employer in Clifton Park.

Police seek more info on Wilton couple charged with sex crimes

WILTON

Police seek more info on Wilton couple charged with sex crimes

State police are asking anyone with information about a Wilton couple charged with sex crimes against a child to contact them. Police believe there could be more victims.

SCHENECTADY

Cops: Schenectady officer injured in struggle

A man holding two knives confronted officers responding to a domestic violence call late Thursday, prompting officers to draw their weapons, police said.

Alleged cocaine seller arrested in Saratoga County

SARATOGA COUNTY

Alleged cocaine seller arrested in Saratoga County

An East Greenbush man is facing charges for allegedly selling cocaine in Saratoga County, police said.

SCHENECTADY

Man pleads guilty to attempted robbery, perjury in Schenectady

The final man charged in connection with the February 2015 incident that led to the shooting death of a city man pleaded guilty Wednesday to attempted robbery and a related perjury charge.

FBI probing burned LGBT flag in Albany

ALBANY

FBI probing burned LGBT flag in Albany

The Albany Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating the burning of an LGBT flag outside an Albany center that serves those with HIV and AIDS.

BH-BL soccer coach charged with DWI

BH-BL soccer coach charged with DWI

A soccer coach at Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake schools was arrested Saturday for drunken driving, state police said.

Fulton and Montgomery counties unveil mobile command trailer

FULTON & MONTGOMERY COUNTIES

Fulton and Montgomery counties unveil mobile command trailer

Officials from Fulton and Montgomery counties unveiled a new mobile command trailer on Wednesday, marking the completion of a joint effort between the two county governments dating back to 2013.

Rotterdam residents see rash of car vandalism

ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam residents see rash of car vandalism

The Police Department is investigating a rash of slashed tires and vandalized vehicles.

ALBANY

Former Albany VA nurse sentenced for stealing painkillers

A former hospice nurse at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center received nearly seven years in prison this morning for diverting powerful pain medication from patients to himself and replacing it with a different drug.

Four officers qualify for Schenectady police chief

SCHENECTADY

Four officers qualify for Schenectady police chief

Four Schenectady police lieutenants are in the running for the city’s next police chief.

Woman struck by car in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Woman struck by car in Schenectady

A woman was struck by a car in Schenectady overnight and sent to the hospital.

ALBANY

Former Stratton VA nurse faces sentencing for diverting drugs

A former hospice nurse at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center put his addiction to pain killers before his patients, endangering them in their final days and devastating their family members, according to a federal prosecutor.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Ex-Skidmore employee sent to prison for thefts

A Rensselaer County man who stole $258,000 in electronic equipment from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs was sentenced Tuesday to 4 to 12 years in state prison.

Fmr. UAlbany student admits role in CDTA bus incident

ALBANY

Fmr. UAlbany student admits role in CDTA bus incident

One of the three women criminally accused making false allegations of a racially motivated attack on a CDTA bus in January accepted a plea deal in the case Tuesday and read a statement apologizing for her actions.

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