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Johnstown substitute teacher accused of sexual relationship with student

Friday, May 22, 2015
A former substitute teacher at Johnstown High School was arrested Tuesday after allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a female student over several months.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teens face robbery charges

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Two city teens robbed a man Monday, authorities allege.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused in knifepoint theft

Thursday, May 21, 2015
A city man is accused of robbing $20 at knifepoint.
 
EAST GREENBUSH

Interstate 90 car chase results in list of charges

Thursday, May 21, 2015
A New York City man led police on a 15-minute chase Thursday morning on Interstate 90 in Rensselaer County, state police said.
 
Schenectady woman who killed boyfriend loses sentence appeal
ALBANY

Schenectady woman who killed boyfriend loses sentence appeal

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The Schenectady woman who admitted to stabbing her longtime boyfriend to death in 2012 won’t see her manslaughter sentence reduced, an appeals court ruled Thursday.
 
Mother admits neglecting sisters of murdered Berne boy
ALBANY

Mother admits neglecting sisters of murdered Berne boy

Thursday, May 21, 2015
Christine Van Alstyne White, biological mother of the 5-year-old boy killed in December in rural Albany County, admitted Thursday in Albany County Family Court that she neglected Kenneth White’s two sisters.
 
Man who flipped off Saratoga cop pleads not guilty
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man who flipped off Saratoga cop pleads not guilty

Thursday, May 21, 2015
The man accused of flipping off a cop was arraigned in Saratoga Springs City Court on Thursday morning, entering a not-guilty plea on charges of having an obstructed view and resisting arrest.
 
Former cop pleads guilty to strangling wife in Malta
BALLSTON SPA

Former cop pleads guilty to strangling wife in Malta

Thursday, May 21, 2015
A former Nassau County police officer who choked his wife of 46 years to death last year at their Malta home pleaded guilty this morning to first-degree manslaughter.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Ten people facing Fulton County welfare fraud charges

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Ten Fulton County residents have been arrested and charged with welfare fraud totaling $24,333 over the past month in an ongoing investigation by the Fulton County Department of Social Services Investigative Unit.
 
Police agencies share $9.6M from gambling ring
ALBANY

Police agencies share $9.6M from gambling ring

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A long-running investigation into a large online gambling ring that had ties to Albany and Saratoga counties resulted in nearly $10 million in forfeitures, federal and state authorities announced Wednesday.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man pleads guilty in Saratoga Springs barroom death

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A Lake George man pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony charges stemming from the death of a Saratoga Springs man during a barroom incident in the city last year.
 
Taxi driver accused of sexual contact with passengers
MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Taxi driver accused of sexual contact with passengers

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
State police are encouraging anyone who may have been subjected to unwanted sexual advances by an area taxi driver to come forward.
 
Alleged Schenectady masturbating burglar arrested
SCHENECTADY

Alleged Schenectady masturbating burglar arrested

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A Schenectady man climbed through unlocked windows last summer at two city residences and masturbated in the presence of children, authorities said.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Prisoner allegedly found with variety of contraband

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
A Ballston Spa man is accused of possessing a variety of prison contraband — everything from marijuana to ping pong balls.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady Amber Alert canceled

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
An Amber Alert issued overnight in Schenectady for a young child was canceled by 4 a.m. and the child found, authorities said this morning.

 
 

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