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Rotterdam man pleads to money laundering, bribery
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Rotterdam man pleads to money laundering, bribery

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
One of three people accused of taking part in a scheme to defraud a local construction company out of more than $400,000 pleaded guilty to related crimes today.
 

Saez wins three straight, including the Yaddo and Albany

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Jockey Luis Saez completes personal Pick 3 with wins in the Yaddo and the Albany at Saratoga.
 
Million Dollar Beach in Lake George re-opens
LAKE GEORGE

Million Dollar Beach in Lake George re-opens

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Two Lake George beaches, including the state-operated Million Dollar Beach, remained closed today after petroleum was discovered in the water Thursday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said.
 
SCHENECTADY

Splashdown benefit set for Saturday at Schenectady High

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
The second annual Schenectady Splashdown fundraiser is scheduled Saturday at Schenectady High School.
 
Girl struck by boat in Mohawk River
NISKAYUNA

Girl struck by boat in Mohawk River

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
An 11-year-old girl hit by a boat in the Mohawk River today is in stable condition after undergoing surgery at Albany Medical Center.
 
ICYMI: This week's top 5 stories

ICYMI: This week's top 5 stories

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Here are five of the stories you may (or may not) have missed this week.
 
ROOT

Canajoharie man accused of marijuana possession

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
A Canajoharie man has been charged with felony criminal possession of marijuana following a marijuana-eradication effort in the town of Root, according to police.
 
Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal
WASHINGTON

Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.
 
Fast-food's new target: The snack attack
NEW YORK

Fast-food's new target: The snack attack

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack.
 
Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together
HOUSTON

Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.
 
Air guitarists duke it out at Finland world championships

Air guitarists duke it out at Finland world championships

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Who can play wildest on an instrument no one can see? A record 30 air guitarists from a dozen countries are jamming on a stage in northern Finland to answer just that question.
 
15K fans see American Pharoah at Saratoga
SARATOGA SPRINGS

15K fans see American Pharoah at Saratoga

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
The rock star treatment for American Pharoah continued Friday morning, as about 15,000 people packed parts of the Saratoga Race Course grandstand and front rail for a glimpse of the Triple Crown winner.
 
SAVANNAH, Ga.

1 injured in Georgia campus shooting; lockdown lifted

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
A Savannah State University spokeswoman says a campus lockdown has been lifted after one person was injured in a shooting near the student union at the Georgia school.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Woman allegedly damages Gloversville police car

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

A Gloversville woman is facing a felony criminal mischief charge after police broke up a fight on Judson Street early Tuesday morning.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS & MALTA

Candidate forums scheduled in Malta, Saratoga Springs

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

The League of Women Voters of Saratoga County will sponsor public candidate forums prior to the Sept. 10 party primaries in Saratoga Springs and Malta.
 
 

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