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SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs man arrested on child porn charges

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

A city man was arrested this week on two felony charges of possessing and promoting child pornography, city police said.
 
DUANESBURG

Duanesburg car crash victims ID'd

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015

State Police identified the woman and teenage girl killed Wednesday evening in a head-on Route 30 crash as a mother and daughter from Esperance.
 

Teacher accused of misconduct with student tried to work at Schalmont

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
A teacher who resigned from the Watervliet City School District Aug. 28 after being charged with endangering the welfare of a minor was hired to work in the Schalmont Central School District three days earlier.
 
Johnstown music shop owners charged in arson
JOHNSTOWN

Johnstown music shop owners charged in arson

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
The owners of Dad’s Musical Instruments and More in Johnstown have been accused of intentionally setting a fire that destroyed the store in April.
 
Homicide victim found in Schenectady basement ID'd
SCHENECTADY

Homicide victim found in Schenectady basement ID'd

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
The woman found dead Wednesday in the basement of 1330 Union St. was identified Friday by police as 55-year-old Valarie Washington, a resident of the building.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady neighbors ‘shocked’ by grisly discoveries

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Joe Carey, 65, grew up in Hamilton Hill. He said he chose his current apartment on Union Street, which he moved to in January, because he believed there would be fewer problems there than elsewhere.
 
SCHENECTADY

Man accused of injuring Schenectady cop faces new charge

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
The man accused of attacking a city police officer last month, fracturing the officer’s skull, was arraigned this week on a new indictment that also includes accusation that he strangled the officer.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Man charged in Gloversville burglary

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015

A homeless man was arrested in Gloversville Wednesday in connection with a burglary, according to police.
 
DUANESBURG

2 killed in head-on Duanesburg crash

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
A woman, age 35, and a 14-year-old girl were killed in a Wednesday evening head-on car crash in Duanesburg.
 
Crash sends Schenectady cop to hospital
SCHENECTADY

Crash sends Schenectady cop to hospital

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
A Schenectady police officer was sent to the hospital with injuries to his back late this morning after the patrol car he was in was rear-ended on Erie Boulevard, police said.
 
Sketch of man seen near scene of Colonie homicide released
COLONIE

Sketch of man seen near scene of Colonie homicide released

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Colonie police today released a sketch of a man they want to speak with related to the Aug. 21 stabbing death of salon worker Jacquelyn M. Porreca.
 
Ex-con charged in Schenectady buried alive case
SCHENECTADY

Ex-con charged in Schenectady buried alive case

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
The man accused of beating a city resident with a shovel and leaving him for dead inside a Union Street basement allegedly did so just seven weeks after being released from state prison for attempted murder in Brooklyn, records show.
 
NISKAYUNA

Niskayuna police: Dog in distress call unfounded

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015
Niskayuna police responded to a call about a dog locked in a hot car in the Target parking lot Wednesday afternoon, but found the dog was not in danger.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man allegedly defaced Maserati at Saratoga hotel

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015
A city man was charged with felony criminal mischief over Travers weekend after damaging an expensive Maserati sports car parked at the Pavilion Grand Hotel on Lake Avenue, police said.
 
Antique motorized bikes taken in Clifton Park burglary
CLIFTON PARK

Antique motorized bikes taken in Clifton Park burglary

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015
Police are looking for information on the theft of two valuable antique motorized bicycles during a daytime burglary in Clifton Park on Monday.
 
 

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