The state Department of Environmental Conservation told The Daily Gazette on Friday it is dropping its investigation into a rash of porcupine deaths on the border between Albany and Schoharie counties, which some locals believed to be the work of a group of high school students.
The teen who died in an early Sunday morning crash in Colonie did so while driving a minivan stolen from a pastor who lives in Schenectady and while fleeing from an attempted traffic stop in the city, authorities said Monday.
By Sarah Roberts/For The Daily Gazette
July 15, 2016
Albany International Airport is competing in a state-run grant program in hopes of receiving $40 million to revitalize aging passenger facilities, expand capacity for private aircraft business, and build a four-story parking garage to ease congestion in parking lots.
A man who received more than $16,000 in Tropical Storm Irene disaster relief funds after no longer being eligible was sentenced a total of 18 months in state prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said on Thursday.
Four men from out of state are facing kidnapping and other charges in a new indictment for allegedly taking a man and assaulting him in Colonie earlier this month, Albany County district attorney’s officials said.
A Schenectady man charged in connection with a lottery scam that targeted seniors nationwide backed up his claims with photos of supposed past winners and briefcases full of cash, according to a recent federal court filing.