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FONDA

Man convicted in Montgomery County grand larceny

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
A local man was convicted this week of burglary and grand larceny charges, Montgomery County District Attorney James “Jed” Conboy said.
 
PALATINE BRIDGE

Palatine suffocation suspect judged unfit for trial

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
A 74-year-old Fonda man arrested in August after allegedly attempting to suffocate his wife has been found not currently competent to stand trial.
 
AMSTERDAM

Driver who injured Amsterdam officer after chase faces charges in Mo.

Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
A man who admitted to driving drunk, injuring an officer in an ensuing struggle after leaving two children behind in his car, is expected to be sent to Missouri to face unrelated drug charges there.
 
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Jail guard suing Schenectady County

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
A 12-year corrections officer at the Schenectady County jail is suing the sheriff’s department and county, alleging she has been repeatedly shut out of promotions because of her race and gender.
 
Man indicted in Waterford standoff
BALLSTON SPA

Man indicted in Waterford standoff

Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014
What started with a young girl calling 911 to report a domestic assault and ended in an armed standoff with Waterford police last month has resulted in Cohoes man facing a 28-count indictment in Saratoga County Court, including nearly two dozen felonies.
 
ALBANY

Staff blamed after student brings gun into Albany school

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
The Albany City School District will “aggressively pursue termination” of two staff members at the Abrookin Career and Technical Center who did not search a student after he set off a metal detector by bringing a gun into school.
 
SELKIRK

No one hurt as train derails at Selkirk yard

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Emergency crews are at the scene of a train derailment at the CSX rail yard in Selkirk.
 
SCHENECTADY

Conviction upheld in 2002 Schenectady murder

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
A man serving up to life in prison for a 2002 Schenectady murder will continue serving that sentence after the state’s highest court upheld his conviction Tuesday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man gets prison for selling drugs near elementary school

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
A man who sold drugs in a city park near a school was sentenced Tuesday to 3 1⁄2 years in prison.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police awarded for data initiative

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
The Schenectady Police Department was honored Tuesday for its work in using crime and traffic crash data to best deploy officers and resources, officials said.
 
ALBANY

Albany man sent to prison for robbing bank

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
A man who was on federal probation for bank robbery was sentenced Tuesday to up to six years in prison on another robbery, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.
 
SCHENECTADY

Two face charges in alleged Schenectady robbery

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
A robbery at an address on Broadway Monday has resulted in two arrests, authorities said.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady woman accused of acts against former boyfriend

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014
A city woman keyed two of her ex-boyfriend’s car and broke into his residence this week, authorities said.
 
SCHOHARIE

Schoharie woman charged with DWI

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
State police on Sunday charged Karen L. Wagner of Schoharie with aggravated DWI and multiple traffic violations. Wagner was stopped in a 2011 Jeep on Colby Road in Schoharie after multiple lane violations were observed by troopers.
 
SCHENECTADY

Teen accused of burglary at Schenectady High School

Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A city teen entered Schenectady High School after being told to leave and took two basketballs, authorities said.
 
 

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