The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region
 
ALBANY

Court of Appeals upholds plea agreement in Schenectady case

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
The state’s highest court on Thursday upheld a guilty plea to attempted burglary despite the defendant’s claims of a technicality.
 
ALBANY

Ruling could aid Smith, McGinn swindle victims

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Victims of convicted swindlers David Smith and Timothy McGinn moved another small step toward getting some money back from their failed investments after a federal judge issued a ruling favoring the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s case against the business partners.
 
Breast-feeding mom hassled at Colonie buffet
COLONIE

Breast-feeding mom hassled at Colonie buffet

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
A Schenectady woman said she and her group of 15 were harassed by restaurant workers Friday night after she tried to nurse her 5-month-old daughter.
 
Teen accused of robbing cab driver at Crossgates
GUILDERLAND

Teen accused of robbing cab driver at Crossgates

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
Two people who took a cab to Crossgates Mall on Tuesday turned on the cab driver and tried to rob him at gunpoint, Guilderland police said.
 

Work to replace Northway bridge in Colonie to start Monday

Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015
Work will begin Monday to replace the highway bridges that carry the Adirondack Northway over Albany-Shaker Road in Colonie, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday.
 
Fultonville man charged with gem thefts at State Museum
ALBANY

Fultonville man charged with gem thefts at State Museum

Monday, Feb. 16, 2015
A Fultonville man found himself between rocks and a jail cell this weekend after being accused of taking gemstones from vendors at a show in Alban
 
ALBANY

Albany man gets 27 years on child porn charges

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
An Albany man who authorities say sent and received hundreds of files of child pornography was sentenced Thursday to more than 27 years in prison.
 
ALBANY

Child dies after being hit by garbage truck in Albany

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
Albany police are investigating an accident Thursday morning in which a 4-year-old boy was struck and killed by a garbage truck at Central Avenue and Quail Street.
 
226 graduate from state police academy
ALBANY

226 graduate from state police academy

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015
A total of 226 new state troopers graduated Tuesday from the New York State Police Academy’s Basic School. Several of the graduates hailed from the Capital Region.
 
23 lbs. of pot found in Thruway stop
GUILDERLAND

23 lbs. of pot found in Thruway stop

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015
A Thruway stop last week uncovered 23 pounds of marijuana and resulted in the driver’s arrest, state police said today.
 
Roller derby fans cheer skaters in armory
ALBANY

Roller derby fans cheer skaters in armory

Monday, Feb. 9, 2015

When Morticia D. Kay delivered one of her many bone-crunching hits Sunday at the Washington Avenue Armory, the sparse crowd in attendance erupted.
 
CDTA sued by ex-worker
ALBANY

CDTA sued by ex-worker

Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
A former employee at the Capital District Transportation Authority is suing the company and others, alleging a supervisor held him down on his final day on the job and committed a sexually degrading act while another supervisor took pictures.
 
Troy man admits to starving 13 cats and dogs
ALBANY

Troy man admits to starving 13 cats and dogs

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
A man agreed to a two-month jail sentence this week after admitting to failing to feed four dogs and nine cats at an Albany residence last year, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.
 
GLENVILLE

Two 109th Airlift members named Airmen of Year

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
Two 109th Airlift Wing airmen were among six New York Air National Guard members recognized as Outstanding Airmen of the Year for 2015.
 
Guilderland ‘bus rage’ accounts conflict
GUILDERLAND

Guilderland ‘bus rage’ accounts conflict

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
The woman accused of pursuing a bizarre confrontation with a Mohonasen Central School District bus last month admitted to police that she followed the bus, but said she did so out of concern for the children on board, according to a written statement she gave to police.
 
 

columnists & blogs


Log into Dailygazette.com

Forgot Password?

Subscribe

Username:
Password: