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Girl, 14, is suspect in Summit arsons

SUMMIT

Girl, 14, is suspect in Summit arsons

State police on Friday said they arrested a 14-year-old girl for a series of arsons over a 10-day span that destroyed four cars and a barn.

ALBANY

Army veteran accused of making threat against Albany Stratton VA

A Western New York man has been charged with threatening the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center in two phone calls last month, authorities said.

Schenectady memorial service gathers citizens, police

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady memorial service gathers citizens, police

Pam Dunbar went to Thursday night’s service at Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church on Mumford Street in Hamilton Hill with a heavy heart, she told those gathered.

ALBANY

FEMA scammer sentenced in Albany

A man who received more than $16,000 in Tropical Storm Irene disaster relief funds after no longer being eligible was sentenced a total of 18 months in state prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said on Thursday.

Family has fond memories of Stillwater drowning victim

STILLWATER

Family has fond memories of Stillwater drowning victim

Walter Craft was magnetic. He was caring and he was compassionate.

Driver hits Clifton Park Starbucks

CLIFTON PARK

Driver hits Clifton Park Starbucks

The Starbucks on Clifton Center Road in Clifton Park was bustling just hours after someone drove through their storefront early Thursday morning.

Schenectady community forum draws crowd

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady community forum draws crowd

A group of 10 panelists spoke openly to a packed room at Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday evening about racism, violence and community-police relations following the recent killings of black men and police officers countrywide.

Two cars stolen from Schenectady pastor, wife

SCHENECTADY

Two cars stolen from Schenectady pastor, wife

While there’s no good time to have your car stolen, early Sunday morning ranks among the worst possible times in the eyes of a pastor.

FULTONVILLE

Ex-Fultonville man sent to prison for fraud

A former Fultonville man living in Mississippi was sentenced to 18 months in prison for defrauding scrap metal brokerage firms out of more than $144,000, said the U.S. Attorney’s Office in a press statement.

Gloversville woman guilty of having sex with minor

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville woman guilty of having sex with minor

A Fulton County woman was convicted on a felony sex charge for engaging in sex with a minor, Acting Fulton County District Attorney Chad Brown said in a statement on Wednesday.

WILTON

Two charged in Wilton with possessing stolen car, police say

Two Florida teenagers were arrested in Saratoga County on Wednesday after an alleged crime spree that took them through Florida, South Carolina, Georgia and Virginia.

Boy pointed pellet gun at Wal-Mart customers, Cobleskill police say

COBLESKILL

Boy pointed pellet gun at Wal-Mart customers, Cobleskill police say

A 13-year-old was taken into police custody in Cobleskill after stealing a pellet gun from the Wal-Mart on Merchant Place and pointing it at customers inside the store, according to the Cobleskill Police Department.

Man allegedly assaults Saratoga Springs man at home

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man allegedly assaults Saratoga Springs man at home

An Albany man is accused of forcing his way into a Saratoga Springs home, burglarizing it and assaulting the man inside, police said.

Man stabbed on Congress Street in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Man stabbed on Congress Street in Schenectady

A man was stabbed on Congress Street this morning and sent to the hospital, according to Schenectady police.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man, 44, accused of sex abuse

A city man faces sex abuse charges, accused of having sexual contact with a child twice in recent weeks, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Teen allegedly burglarized Schenectady golf course

A city teen broke into the Schenectady Municipal Golf Course early Saturday and stole money, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady woman allegedly possessed switch blade

A city woman faces a weapons charge after being found with an illegal switchblade at the security checkpoint to enter City Court Friday, authorities said.

ALBANY

Schenectady man sent to prison for selling heroin

A Schenectady man received five years in federal prison Tuesday for distributing heroin, federal prosecutors said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady group home worker guilty of sex crime

A former group home worker has admitted to taking a teen from a Schenectady group home and engaging in sexual contact with her in a hotel room, state officials said Tuesday.

CLIFTON PARK

Man charged with burglary in Clifton Park

A man accused of breaking in to a Clifton Park home to steal jewelry allegedly did so while out on bail pending sentencing in another burglary case, according to police and records.

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