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Woman sent to mental health facility after stabbing

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A Gloversville woman was formally deemed dangerously mentally ill last week, confirming a jury ruling after a March trial on charges she stabbed and tried to kill a cab driver. Desere D. Shaw, 19, appeared in Schenectady County Court Thursday for a brief hearing to determine her mental health status. Judge Michael V. Coccoma accepted the findings of two doctors who examined Shaw. The judge’s findings are the first in what is expected to be ...

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