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Cook, Steven

Phone: 518-395-3122

Employee Since: June 26, 2000

Reporter

Biography:

Steven covers Schenectady County crime, as well as Niskayuna town government and schools, and has been based in the Schenectady office since 2003. He signed on with the paper in June 2000, covering Montgomery County from the Amsterdam bureau. Steven came to Schenectady from the Midwest, having worked or interned for newspapers in Ohio and Iowa. He is a 2000 graduate of the University of Iowa.


Steven's Recent Articles:


UPDATE: Stepson ID'd as suspect in Schenectady burn case

UPDATE: Stepson ID'd as suspect in Schenectady burn case

August 26, 2016

A man suffered severe burns Friday morning after an argument with his stepson and police named the stepson as the perpetrator. Police identified the stepson ...

Niskayuna thumb drive investigation results in felony plea

Niskayuna thumb drive investigation results in felony plea

August 25, 2016

One of two former Niskayuna High School students arrested in connection with images on a thumb drive found hidden inside a book at the school ...

Former corrections officer facing prison time for part in bank robbery scheme

Former corrections officer facing prison time for part in bank robbery scheme

August 24, 2016

A former state corrections officer is now facing possible state prison time himself after admitting Wednesday to taking part in an elaborate bank robbery scheme ...

Halfmoon woman accused of threatening to kill children

Halfmoon woman accused of threatening to kill children

August 24, 2016

A Halfmoon woman is facing a host of charges after a domestic argument where she made direct threats to kill three children and threw a ...

Federal prosecutors want maximum sentence for Safyre Terry's mother

Federal prosecutors want maximum sentence for Safyre Terry's mother

August 23, 2016

Calling her perjury “the most reprehensible imaginable,” federal prosecutors are asking the maximum of 15 years in federal prison be imposed on the biological mother ...

City man receives seven years in prison for assaulting toddler

City man receives seven years in prison for assaulting toddler

August 23, 2016

The city man who admitted to assaulting a toddler a year ago, resulting in the child suffering a broken leg and lacerated liver, received seven ...

State agencies coordinate to reduce underage drinking on campuses

State agencies coordinate to reduce underage drinking on campuses

August 23, 2016

Multiple state agencies are embarking on a coordinated effort to reduce underage drinking on college campuses, in time for the start of the new school ...

Section of Amsterdam to receive state grants, tax credits

August 22, 2016

A section of Amsterdam is now included in a state program aimed at helping communities revitalize areas through planning, grants and tax credits, Governor Andrew ...

Schenectady man receives life in prison for sexually assaulting child

August 22, 2016

A city man with a lengthy criminal history received a sentence of up to life in state prison Monday for sexually assaulting a child. Judge ...

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash

August 20, 2016

Two lawsuits have now been filed related to the crash last year that killed three members of the same family and sent the impaired driver ...

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