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Waste hauler illegally dumps garbage in Putnam County

Waste hauler illegally dumps garbage in Putnam County

In a story straight out of Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant," New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers found a pile of illegally dumped garbage - but luckily, no one had to go to jail to take care of the problem.

Rotterdam police looking for attempted robbery suspect

ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam police looking for attempted robbery suspect

The Rotterdam Police Department is asking for help from anyone with information on an attempted robbery in Rotterdam Tuesday evening.

Eight indictments handed up in statewide pay-to-play scheme

ALBANY

Eight indictments handed up in statewide pay-to-play scheme

Nearly two months after their arrests, eight individuals were indicted Tuesday in a corruption case that has ensnared a once-powerful and highly trusted adviser to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Woman in hit-and-run case found guilty of failing to report incident

BALLSTON SPA

Woman in hit-and-run case found guilty of failing to report incident

A Saratoga Springs woman who struck and killed a man last year is guilty of failing to report the incident to police, a Saratoga County Court jury found Tuesday.

Albany police clear officer after probe

ALBANY

Albany police clear officer after probe

Police Chief: 'Con man' lied about underage sex incident

Former ARC employee, accused of rape, now faces stalking charge

SCHENECTADY

Former ARC employee, accused of rape, now faces stalking charge

A former Schenectady ARC employee accused over the summer of raping an ARC client is now accused of violating a related order of protection, authorities said.

Schenectady man charged with assault, robbery of 84-year-old

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man charged with assault, robbery of 84-year-old

A local man broke into an 84-year-old city woman’s home in September, assaulted her and fled with her purse in an apparent random act, authorities said.

Greenfield Center man allegedly exposes himself in parking lot

CLIFTON PARK

Greenfield Center man allegedly exposes himself in parking lot

A Greenfield Center man was charged with public lewdness after allegedly exposing himself in a public parking lot in Clifton Park last week.

Schenectady police continue investigation into Campbell Avenue death

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police continue investigation into Campbell Avenue death

Schenectady police continued Sunday their investigation into the shooting death of a man found outside his home in Schenectady.

Man arrested for possesion of child pornography

The Cutler Street resident faces one count each of possession and promoting a sexual performance by a child, both felonies.

SCHENECTADY

Man accused of DWI in stolen car

The man faces one count of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and driving while intoxicated, both felonies.

SCHENECTADY

Stabbing results in minor injuries

The victim suffered what police described as “very minor” injuries.

Boy, 8, struck by car in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Boy, 8, struck by car in Schenectady

An 8-year-old boy on foot was struck by a vehicle on Van Vranken Avenue Friday evening, police said.

Witness: Mall shooter fired twice

GUILDERLAND

Witness: Mall shooter fired twice

An off-duty state trooper out with his family saw two shots fired during an incident Saturday at Crossgates Mall, according to testimony given Friday at a preliminary hearing.

UPDATE: Missing teen found safe in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

UPDATE: Missing teen found safe in Saratoga Springs

A city teen who was reported missing earlier today has been found safe, according to city police.

Police: Man tried to record child in Thruway restroom

NEW BALTIMORE

Police: Man tried to record child in Thruway restroom

A man tried to secretly record a child in a bathroom at a travel plaza south of Albany and the child's father confronted the suspect held him for police, state police said.

4 men charged after sex crimes investigation

4 men charged after sex crimes investigation

Four men were arrested and charged on Nov. 11 after a joint investigation by the State Police Computer Crimes and Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and the Town of Colonie Police Department, police said.

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man pleads not guilty to weapons count

Jeremy S. Potter pleaded not guilty in Gloversville City Court on Wednesday to two weapons charges stemming from what police said was an attempted burglary at his apartment Monday night that turned deadly.

Gloversville man faces sex charges

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man faces sex charges

Police in charged a 51-year-old city man Wednesday morning with sex crimes after receiving a tip from two other area law enforcement agencies.

Police: Woman crashed into two parked cars and a house

NISKAYUNA

Police: Woman crashed into two parked cars and a house

The early morning crash Thursday damaged three cars, two homes and led to the arrest of a driver on a weapons count.

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