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CONESVILLE

Conesville man allegedly choked wife

A Schoharie County man was arrested Monday after a dispute with his wife on Sunday night, state police reported

BALLSTON SPA

Ballston Spa couple sent to state prison

A Ballston Spa couple was sent to state prison Monday on attempted drug sale charges.

Stillwater woman allegedly used stun gun on store employee

WILTON

Stillwater woman allegedly used stun gun on store employee

A Stillwater woman who used a stun gun on a store employee while stealing at the Wilton Mall on Saturday was charged with robbery, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Department said.

Corinth man allegedly assaults sheriff's deputy

CORINTH

Corinth man allegedly assaults sheriff's deputy

A Corinth man is accused of assaulting a sheriff's deputy following a traffic stop on Monday, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

ROTTERDAM

Mohonasen students had bullets on school bus, district says

Mohonasen Central School District officials said that a Pinewood Elementary School student allegedly brought bullets onto a school bus this morning.

Dairy Circus in Scotia struck by fire

SCOTIA

Dairy Circus in Scotia struck by fire

A fast-moving Monday afternoon fire destroyed Dairy Circus, an ice cream shop known by generations of school kids from Scotia and Glenville and more recently to movie-goers in “The Place Beyond the Pines.”

TROY

Troy police release names of officers involved in shooting Sunday

Troy police today released the names of the officers involved in Sunday morning’s shooting and the name of the man killed.

'Bubble gum bandit' nabbed in New York: police

COLONIE

'Bubble gum bandit' nabbed in New York: police

An unrelated sticky situation in New York City has helped bring down the so-called bubble gum bandit, the suspect in more than $3,500 in gum and other thefts, Colonie police said today.

Troy police officer kills driver who had pinned him against patrol car

TROY

Troy police officer kills driver who had pinned him against patrol car

A Troy police officer shot and killed a driver who’d pinned him between two cars after a brief chase early Sunday, police said.

CAPITAL REGION

Three Capital Region counties to connect dispatch operations

Saratoga, Albany and Rensselaer counties will share a computer-aided 911 emergency dispatching system that will allow their dispatching centers to assist each other in emergencies, officials announced Friday.

MALTA

Malta knife-point robbery results in prison term

A Round Lake man was sentenced to four years in prison Friday for a knife-point robbery committed last October.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs man faces drug charges

A city man was arrested Thursday on multiple felony drug charges, police said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police officer injured during foot chase

A Schenectady police officer was injured and being treated at the hospital after a foot pursuit of a suspect this afternoon.

Officers in fatal Rotterdam shooting named

ROTTERDAM

Officers in fatal Rotterdam shooting named

Rotterdam police on Friday identified the law enforcement personnel involved in last weekend’s fatal shooting of a man attacking officers with a knife, a shooting state police have called justified.

Tolliver killer gets 25 years for manslaughter

SCHENECTADY

Tolliver killer gets 25 years for manslaughter

Kusaan Tolliver’s mother recalled him Thursday as a free spirit who loved to look good, dance and rhyme. His killer, Jonathan Monforte, was sentenced in Schenectady County Court today to 25 years in prison for his earlier plea to manslaughter.

Schenectady PBA raises $5K for charity

The Schenectady Police Benevolent Association is donating $5,000 to the Maddie’s Mark Foundation, Schenectady police announced on Thursday.

Albany man charged with lewd acts in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM

Albany man charged with lewd acts in Amsterdam

An Albany man is facing charges after being caught on camera fondling himself in view of patrons at two Town of Amsterdam stores, state police said today.

Request for emails concerning fatal Jay Street  fire nets just 6

SCHENECTADY

Request for emails concerning fatal Jay Street fire nets just 6

More than a year after The Daily Gazette requested internal emails from the city of Schenectady related to the March 2015 fatal Jay Street fire, city officials on Tuesday released six of the hundreds that were sent.

SCHENECTADY

Homicide victims remembered in annual Schenectady ceremony

Under a sunny sky Wednesday in Schenectady’s Central Park Rose Garden, Stephen Downey remembered his daughter and grandson.

Police: Rotterdam officer justified in shooting attacker

ROTTERDAM

Police: Rotterdam officer justified in shooting attacker

William Clark stabbed at a Rotterdam police sergeant Sunday, then cut an officer in the head before the officer fired four times, killing Clark, police said in a news conference Wednesday.

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