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Milton couple charged with selling heroin

Milton couple charged with selling heroin

A town of Milton couple were arrested on drug charges Tuesday, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Federal prosecutors want maximum sentence for Safyre Terry's mother

Federal prosecutors want maximum sentence for Safyre Terry's mother

Calling her perjury “the most reprehensible imaginable,” federal prosecutors are asking the maximum of 15 years in federal prison be imposed on the biological mother of arson survivor Safyre Terry.

City man receives seven years in prison for assaulting toddler

SCHENECTADY

City man receives seven years in prison for assaulting toddler

Sterling Major, the city man who admitted to assaulting a toddler a year ago, resulting in the child suffering a broken leg and lacerated liver, received seven years in state prison at his sentencing Tuesday.

Schenectady man accused of scamming OTB

SCHAGHTICOKE

Schenectady man accused of scamming OTB

A Schenectady man is accused of scamming an OTB parlor out of $2,000 using a fake phone call as a ruse to place a bet without actually putting down the money, state police said.

Sheriff: Driver of boat in fatal accident had drugs in system

LAKE GEORGE

Sheriff: Driver of boat in fatal accident had drugs in system

The driver of the boat that struck another boat last month on Lake George and killed an 8-year-old girl had three different drugs in his system, Warren County Sheriff Nathan "Bud" York said today.

Utica man charged with Gloversville narcotics sale

GLOVERSVILLE

Utica man charged with Gloversville narcotics sale

A man was arrested after being seen allegedly selling narcotics Saturday in Gloversville, police said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man receives life in prison for sexually assaulting child

A Schenectady man with a lengthy criminal history received a sentence of up to life in state prison Monday for sexually assaulting a child.

Criminal justice reforms stall in a liberal capital: New York

NEW YORK

Criminal justice reforms stall in a liberal capital: New York

As a growing list of police departments are being rebuked for unconstitutional practices, some leaders in Albany and at City Hall in New York City have embraced the mantle of progressive criminal justice reform. But they have stopped short of enshrining broad change in law.

Fugitive nearly evades police using 'Hollywood quality' disguise

Fugitive nearly evades police using 'Hollywood quality' disguise

A fugitive in Massachusetts almost escaped the police - but not in a usual way like hiding or taking hostages.

ALBANY

Albany police investigating Ontario Street shooting

Albany police are investigating a shooting that occurred on Ontario Street.

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash

DUANESBURG

Two victims’ estates sue convicted driver in Duanesburg crash

Two lawsuits have now been filed related to the crash last year that killed three members of the same family and sent the impaired driver who caused it to prison.

Saratoga track clerk allegedly short $11,700

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga track clerk allegedly short $11,700

A betting clerk at Saratoga Race Course sank himself deep into debt by betting from his own till last Sunday, Saratoga Springs police said.

WILTON

Wilton fire closed part of Route 9 overnight

Route 9 in Wilton has reopened after a fire shut the road down overnight, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

GLENVILLE

Glenville ropes course court case resumes

Testimony in the case of Mountain Ridge Adventure in Glenville could conclude next week, after day two of the trial featured just one witness taking the stand.

Ex-Delmar pastor sentenced for secret recording of woman

Ex-Delmar pastor sentenced for secret recording of woman

A former pastor from Delmar received his sentenced this week in a case where police accused him of secretly recording a woman in a Colonie Salvation Army Changing room, the Albany County District Attorney’s Office said.

Accused FSU face-eater: 'I've got a psycho side and a normal side'

MIAMI

Accused FSU face-eater: 'I've got a psycho side and a normal side'

Teen accused of exploding into a cannibalistic rage late Monday night had videos posted on YouTube stating "I've got a psycho side and a normal side. I've lost my mind help me find it."

Poughkeepsie fire department ordered to remove American flags from its trucks

POUGHKEEPSIE

Poughkeepsie fire department ordered to remove American flags from its trucks

Fire commissioners in Poughkeepsie ordered a fire department to remove U.S. flags that were mounted on its firetrucks because they said the display was a "liability" to the firefighters and other motorists.

Case of man charged in Lake George boat crash moved to new court

LAKE GEORGE

Case of man charged in Lake George boat crash moved to new court

The criminal case against a Lake George man accused of causing a boating accident last month that killed an 8-year-old girl has been transferred to Warren County Court.

ALBANY

Cops: Mass. man sought sex with boy in Colonie

A 56-year-old Massachusetts man was indicted in federal court Wednesday after allegedly traveling to Colonie to engage in sexual activities with someone he thought was a 14-year-old boy, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man admits selling cocaine

A Schenectady man admitted in federal court in Albany Wednesday to selling crack cocaine in the city, U.S. Attorney’s officials said.

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