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Pair charged in 2014 Schenectady murder
SCHENECTADY

Pair charged in 2014 Schenectady murder

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016
Two men have been arrested in connection to the December 2014 Schenectady homicide of Wayne Best Jr., police said.
 
Gibson knows challenging Cuomo for governor would be tough
ALBANY

Gibson knows challenging Cuomo for governor would be tough

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, in exploring a run for governor in 2018, will seek to sway independent and Democratic voters alienated by what he called Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s divisive leadership style.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County supervisors may back proposed heroin penalty

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Saratoga County lawmakers are moving toward endorsing a proposed state law that would increase the penalty for heroin sales that lead to a death. Under the proposal, such sales could be treated like committing a murder.
 
Adirondack Academy seeking more space — and respect
FULTON COUNTY

Adirondack Academy seeking more space — and respect

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

For some students at the Adirondack Academy near Johnstown, Gloversville residents concerned with the “alternative” middle and high school moving to their neighborhood are the latest in a long line of doubters.
 
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam driver again charged with DWI

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

A repeat drunk driver again faces a drunk driving count and other charges, police said.
 
Scotia-Glenville district voters reject $900K land buy
SCOTIA & GLENVILLE

Scotia-Glenville district voters reject $900K land buy

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

Voters in the Scotia-Glenville Central School District on Tuesday roundly defeated the proposed $999,000 purchase of a 7.3-acre property adjacent to the high school — with more than 70 percent against.
 
ALBANY

Albany man allegedly robbed one woman, raped another

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

An Albany man attacked two women in Albany last month, robbing one and raping another, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office said.
 
Deadly fire at Colonie police officer's home
LATHAM

Deadly fire at Colonie police officer's home

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Police are investigating a “significant fire” that broke out at a single-family residence in Latham on Tuesday evening.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man accused of strangling, raping woman

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016

A city man is accused of strangling a woman to the point where she blacked out and then raping her, authorities said.
 
Saratoga dad sends school honest note after 'Boss' concert
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga dad sends school honest note after 'Boss' concert

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
The Pipinos have three rules in their home: Be kind to everyone, help whomever you can, and be there when Bruce Springsteen brings the band to town.
 
Cops: Students, then parents, in altercation at Amsterdam High
AMSTERDAM

Cops: Students, then parents, in altercation at Amsterdam High

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
An altercation between two students, and then their parents, shook up Amsterdam High School on Tuesday morning, according to the school and police.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Horse on the loose in Saratoga Springs

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Anyone who saw a horse running down Route 50 Tuesday morning with a bevy of police cars on its tail didn’t imagine it.
 
Buffalo man arrested in Schenectady bank robbery
SCHENECTADY

Buffalo man arrested in Schenectady bank robbery

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Police have arrested a man suspected of robbing the downtown KeyBank on Tuesday afternoon, the second bank robbery downtown in the past three days.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Accident closes part of Sacandaga Road

Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016
Sacandaga Road between Snake Hill Road and Bolt Road, near Glendall School, is currently closed due to an accident.
 
 

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