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SCHENECTADY

Authorities: Cohoes woman set clothes on fire, damaged car

A Cohoes woman broke into a Schenectady apartment and set fire to articles of clothing and damaged a car with fire earlier this month, authorities said.

JOHNSTOWN

Wells woman arrested following altercation

The Fulton County Sheriff's Office arrested a Wells woman Thursday following an altercation.

Amsterdam police get funding to renovate gun range

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam police get funding to renovate gun range

The shooting range in the basement of the Amsterdam police headquarters is full of lead, and not just from all the spent rounds fired into paper targets over the years.

BALLSTON SPA

Niskayuna man indicted on burglary charge

A Niskayuna man was indicted by a Saratoga County grand jury Thursday on charges in connection with a July break-in at a Clifton Park house.

Police: Students detained for having fake gun at high school

SCHENECTADY

Police: Students detained for having fake gun at high school

Police detained two male youths at Schenectady High School after responding to a report of a person with a weapon on school grounds at 2:45 p.m.

Capital Region politicians react to Albany corruption case

CAPITAL REGION

Capital Region politicians react to Albany corruption case

Federal and state charges against two former aides to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and SUNY Polytech head Alain Kaloyeros brought quick condemnation from local leaders across the political spectrum.

MAYFIELD

Officials: Mayfield woman hit 12-year-old

A woman from the town of Mayfield was arrested Wednesday following a domestic disturbance.

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady drug sale investigation leads to four arrests

Four Schenectady men were arrested following two separate month-long investigations by the Schenectady County Sheriff’s office into the sale of heroin and crack cocaine.

Light the Street Ceremony hopes to foster change

SCHENECTADY

Light the Street Ceremony hopes to foster change

A Light the Street Ceremony is scheduled for Schenectady Street Saturday evening at 8 p.m., where organizers hope neighborhood residents and others will gather to remember Medina Knowles and make change.

Four arrested in Troy prostitution sting

TROY

Four arrested in Troy prostitution sting

The Troy Police are reporting that a prostitution sting held in the Lansingburgh section of the city resulted in the arrests of four people.

Corinth student charged with threatening school on Facebook

CORINTH

Corinth student charged with threatening school on Facebook

A 16-year-old student at Corinth High School was arrested Tuesday evening after making a post on Facebook that allegedly threatened the school, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Fulton County deputy allegedly sold guns without permission

PERTH

Fulton County deputy allegedly sold guns without permission

An off-duty Fulton County sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday with grand larceny after he allegedly sold two handguns that were in his possession but did not belong to him.

Judge's decision intensifies fight over 'sound, basic' education

Judge's decision intensifies fight over 'sound, basic' education

The state did not violate New York children’s right to a “sound, basic education” when it slowed and cut funding of state education aid during the recession, an Albany judge ruled this week.

Reckless endangerment dropped against woman involved in fatal crash

BALLSTON SPA

Reckless endangerment dropped against woman involved in fatal crash

One of the top counts in an indictment against a Saratoga Springs woman accused of delaying calling police after a fatal late-night crash last December has been dismissed.

Investigation into Mayor McCarthy incident continues

SCHENECTADY

Investigation into Mayor McCarthy incident continues

The investigation into what happened during a May incident involving Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy continued Tuesday, four months after the incident and more than three months after a special prosecutor began investigating.

Man pleads guilty in Schenectady rape case

SCHENECTADY

Man pleads guilty in Schenectady rape case

A man pleaded guilty in a rape case Tuesday in a case aided by a jail confrontation by a third party, prosecutors said.

Domestic violence in past of teen accused of Schenectady murder

SCHENECTADY

Domestic violence in past of teen accused of Schenectady murder

Aspects of Raekwon Stover’s past, including a prior allegation of domestic violence by Stover against a different teen, came into focus Monday, two days after police charged him with killing his girlfriend.

Port Chester man accused of raping teen girl

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Port Chester man accused of raping teen girl

A Port Chester man was arrested Saturday after allegedly raping a teenage girl in Saratoga Springs.

Queensbury woman arrested for aggravated DWI

QUEENSBURY

Queensbury woman arrested for aggravated DWI

A Queensbury woman was arrested Saturday for aggravated DWI following a motor vehicle accident.

Queensbury man arrested following domestic disturbance

QUEENSBURY

Queensbury man arrested following domestic disturbance

A Queensbury man was arrested following a domestic disturbance on Sunday night, officials report.

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