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BALLSTON SPA

Man accused of robbing mother now facing charges in two counties

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
A Schenectady County man accused of robbing his mother at their home in Duanesburg was indicted on a slew of new charges in Saratoga County, including driving while under the influence of drugs.
 
SCHENECTADY

Illegal search by Schenectady police affirmed in drug case

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Evidence in a 2012 Schenectady drug case was properly excluded, an appeals court ruled Thursday, finding city police needed a search warrant to recover 67 packets of heroin visible though partially secreted in the suspect’s rectum.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Driver in deadly 2012 Saratoga County crash finally off to prison

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Traci Briskin said not a word in court Wednesday before she was sent off to start serving the lengthy prison sentence handed to her after she was convicted of driving recklessly in a crash that killed a father of five more than two years ago.
 
Man held in fatal Schenectady shooting
SCHENECTADY

Man held in fatal Schenectady shooting

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
Prosecutors say a fight among three women led to the deadly shooting of Danny Russell last September.
 
SCHENECTADY

Five candidates in running to become Schenectady’s fourth judge

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
There are five candidates in the running for a vacant Schenectady City Court judge seat, a position Mayor Gary McCarthy is looking to fill in a month or so.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Mechanicville man admits to criminal sex act

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
A Mechanicville man already awaiting sentencing in a federal child pornography case abruptly admitted to one felony count of first-degree criminal sex act Wednesday during a change of plea in Saratoga County Court.
 
CLIFTON PARK

Police: Driver in 2 Clifton Park crashes had BAC of 0.31

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
A Glenville woman who crashed her car twice Wednesday morning in Clifton Park is accused of driving with a blood alcohol content nearly four times the legal limit.
 
Sira makes run for Fulton County judgeship official
FULTON COUNTY

Sira makes run for Fulton County judgeship official

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
Fulton County District Attorney Louise Sira officially announced her candidacy for County Court judge Wednesday afternoon, seeking to fill the position vacated by Richard Giardino in January.
 
Fourth arrest made in Schenectady robbery, fatal shooting
SCHENECTADY

Fourth arrest made in Schenectady robbery, fatal shooting

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man on Paige Street last week.
 
Glenville woman accused of aggravated DWI
CLIFTON PARK

Glenville woman accused of aggravated DWI

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
A Glenville woman is accused of driving with a blood alcohol content nearly four times the legal limit.
 
HALFMOON

Missing Halfmoon teen found in Orlando

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
A missing Halfmoon teen has been found in Florida.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Father, son charged in Saratoga Springs bar fight

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
Police say a local father and son face felony charges after they assaulted a bartender at Putnam Dem and then dragged a 22-year-old female patron out of the bar early Saturday evening.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police staffing trimmed for winter

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
City police staffing has been temporarily reduced to reflect winter call volume, Police Chief Brian Kilcullen said.
 
Greenfield horse farm target of new neglect charges
GREENFIELD

Greenfield horse farm target of new neglect charges

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
The brother of convicted animal abuser Ann Arnold has been charged for a second time with not providing care to horses at what was formerly her Greenfield farm.
 
ROTTERDAM

Schenectady man arrested in Rotterdam purse snatching

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
A Schenectady man has been arrested in connection with a Friday purse snatching at a Rotterdam pharmacy, police said.<
 
 

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