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Clown sighting no laughing matter to Clifton Park residents

SARATOGA COUNTY

Clown sighting no laughing matter to Clifton Park residents

Clifton Park and Halfmoon residents are being spooked by clowns a bit early this Halloween season. Reports of creepy clowns in the two southern Saratoga County towns are sparking concern among residents.

Police: Not first offense for man accused of stabbing himself

SCHENECTADY

Police: Not first offense for man accused of stabbing himself

The man accused of holding his ex-girlfriend at knife point and then stabbing himself Tuesday evening twice earlier this month made unwanted visits to the woman’s apartment, authorities said Wednesday.

Police: Man held woman hostage, stabbed himself

SCHENECTADY

Police: Man held woman hostage, stabbed himself

A Tuesday afternoon stabbing on Baker Avenue sent one man to Albany Medical Center for treatment, police said.

Gloversville police looking for man in connection with burglary

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville police looking for man in connection with burglary

The Gloversville Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a man who is wanted in connection with a series of break-ins to a local business.

Federal lawsuit filed in wake of 2010 Gloversville murder settled

GLOVERSVILLE

Federal lawsuit filed in wake of 2010 Gloversville murder settled

The federal lawsuit filed by Derek Kenney in the wake of his 2010 jailing on murder charges which were later dropped has now been settled, according to court filings.

Local cities report mixed results compared to FBI crime analysis

CAPITAL REGION

Local cities report mixed results compared to FBI crime analysis

The number of violent crimes nationally ticked upwards in 2015, while property crimes continued to drop, according to an FBI analysis released Monday. Locally, cities reported mixed results, some following the federal trends, while others did not.

Corinth man sentenced to 69 years to life for sex crimes

SARATOGA COUNTY

Corinth man sentenced to 69 years to life for sex crimes

A Corinth man convicted in what one official called one of the worst cases of sexual abuse he’d seen received a total sentence Tuesday of 69 years to life in state prison, Saratoga County District Attorney’s officials said.

Queensbury woman allegedly stole $17,000

WARREN COUNTY

Queensbury woman allegedly stole $17,000

The Warren County Sheriff's office has announced the arrest of a Queensbury woman for allegedly stealing from an acquaintance's bank account.

Police investigate UAlbany student's death

ALBANY

Police investigate UAlbany student's death

Police at the University at Albany are investigating death of a student found in a wooded area on campus Monday afternoon, but police said there is no indication of foul play.

10 charged after Schenectady drug detail

10 charged after Schenectady drug detail

Schenectady Police said over several hours on Friday, Sept. 23, they arrested and charged 10 people with drug-related offenses during an investigation, near the intersection of Crane Street and Sixth Avenue, focusing on drug activity and the groups that gather in that area.

ALBANY

Albany police investigating State Street bank robbery

Albany police are currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred on State Street.

Fatal medical event factor in Amsterdam crash

AMSTERDAM

Fatal medical event factor in Amsterdam crash

Fatal medical event was determined to be a factor of the crash that occurred on Friday, claiming the life of Joanna C. Maciariello, according to the Amsterdam Police Department.

Sheriff's office asks for help in identifying persons of interest

GLEN

Sheriff's office asks for help in identifying persons of interest

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s help in identifying persons of interest in a burglary.

Parents sue Niskayuna High following sexual assault

NISKAYUNA

Parents sue Niskayuna High following sexual assault

Two Niskayuna High School parents are suing the district, contending it could have taken steps to prevent their daughter from being sexually assaulted at the school last year but didn’t.

ALBANY

Man wounded in Albany shooting

Albany police are investigating a shooting early Saturday morning in which a man was wounded in a Delaware Avenue establishment.

GREENFIELD

Man charged with DWI after Greenfield crash

A Mechanicville man was charged with driving while intoxicated after driving his car off the road in Greenfield, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Schenectady teen’s life mourned — and celebrated

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teen’s life mourned — and celebrated

On a day of sorrow, Betty Murray remembered a car ride.

Investigation ongoing for fatal car accident in Amsterdam

Investigation ongoing for fatal car accident in Amsterdam

The cause of a car accident on route 30 south remains under investigation, according to police.

SCHENECTADY

Police: Schenectady man hit father in head with beer can

A Schenectady man used a can to hit his 82-year-old father in the head earlier this month, authorities said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady teen accused of throwing bottle, causing damage

A Schenectady teen faces charges, accused of throwing a glass bottle last month, damaging a truck and injuring a motorcyclist hit by broken glass, authorities said.

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