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Rocks homicide victim's name released; suspect identified

ALBANY

Rocks homicide victim's name released; suspect identified

The Albany Police Detective Division has released the name of the victim of the homicide at Rocks on Thursday.

Shopper charged with Black Friday shoplifting attempt

CLIFTON PARK

Shopper charged with Black Friday shoplifting attempt

Police: Woman had child with her during attempt

Classic car con man loses bid to have conviction overturned

SCHENECTADY

Classic car con man loses bid to have conviction overturned

A man convicted in a scheme to defraud classic car owners lost his bid to have the conviction overturned this week.

State pushing back against attempt to overturn Raucci convictions

ALBANY

State pushing back against attempt to overturn Raucci convictions

The state is pushing back in a last-ditch effort to overturn arson and other convictions against Steven Raucci.

Rotterdam Police Department investigating mailbox vandalism

ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam Police Department investigating mailbox vandalism

The Rotterdam Police Department is investigating a series of vandalism to mailboxes.

Amsterdam office supplier suing competitor

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam office supplier suing competitor

Amsterdam-based Hill & Markes Inc. is suing office supply giant and competitor W.B. Mason Co. for allegedly poaching six sales employees in what H&M calls a “corporate raid,” according to court documents.

Appeal for disability benefits sought by former corrections officer

SCHENECTADY

Appeal for disability benefits sought by former corrections officer

The officer contends she has job-related post-traumatic stress disorder. She is represented by the associate general counsel for the state Law Enforcement Officers Union.

ROTTERDAM

Update: suspect in attempted robbery identified thanks to cameras, public

Rotterdam police are crediting the public and the town's new street cameras with helping to find the suspect in an attempted robbery case. The suspect is now in custody.

Man arrested for attempted robbery in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM

Man arrested for attempted robbery in Rotterdam

Pedersen, 35, of Glenville was arrested in connection to the attempted robbery of a Sunoco station in Rotterdam on November 22.

Rensselaer man sustains bullet wound following hunting expedition

GLENMONT

Rensselaer man sustains bullet wound following hunting expedition

Two brothers were involved in a hunting accident on Thursday in Glenmont that sent one to the hospital with a bullet wound.

Federal appeals court upholds ruling in favor of Schenectady inspection law

SCHENECTADY

Federal appeals court upholds ruling in favor of Schenectady inspection law

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of the city of Schenectady, upholding previous decisions regarding its rental inspection law.

Members of Johnstown Police Department being sued by bank manager

ALBANY

Members of Johnstown Police Department being sued by bank manager

Members of the Johnstown Police Department are being sued by a bank manager who was arrested after destroying a forgotten bank card.

One killed, three injured in Albany bar shooting

ALBANY

One killed, three injured in Albany bar shooting

Police are investigating an overnight shooting at an Albany bar that left one man dead and sent three people to the hospital.

ALBANY

Man admits trying to coerce minor into sex

A Massachusetts man admitted Wednesday he tried to coerce a minor into sexual activity over the Internet and traveled to Colonie to carry the act out, federal prosecutors said.

Gloversville burglary death case adjourned to December

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville burglary death case adjourned to December

Jeremy Potter appeared in Gloversville City Court Wednesday surrounded by supporters and his lawyer in connection with what police said was a home invasion attempt that resulted in a man’s death.

Gloversville passes 2017 budget, police hires

GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville passes 2017 budget, police hires

The Gloversville Common Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a 2017 budget that increases spending by nearly $1 million while decreasing property taxes by 2 percent.

Former Saratoga town councilman now missing for almost a year

SCHUYLERVILLE

Former Saratoga town councilman now missing for almost a year

A former Saratoga town councilman has now been missing for a year and the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department is again asking the public for help in finding him.

Ballston Spa man pleads in child porn case

ALBANY

Ballston Spa man pleads in child porn case

A Ballston Spa man admitted Wednesday to possessing child pornography and now faces a prison sentence, federal prosecutors said.

Waste hauler illegally dumps garbage in Putnam County

Waste hauler illegally dumps garbage in Putnam County

In a story straight out of Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant," New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officers found a pile of illegally dumped garbage - but luckily, no one had to go to jail to take care of the problem.

Rotterdam police looking for attempted robbery suspect

ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam police looking for attempted robbery suspect

The Rotterdam Police Department is asking for help from anyone with information on an attempted robbery in Rotterdam Tuesday evening.

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