The teen who died in an early Sunday morning crash in Colonie did so while driving a minivan stolen from a pastor who lives in Schenectady and while fleeing from an attempted traffic stop in the city, authorities said Monday.
A man who received more than $16,000 in Tropical Storm Irene disaster relief funds after no longer being eligible was sentenced a total of 18 months in state prison, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said on Thursday.
A group of 10 panelists spoke openly to a packed room at Mt. Olivet Missionary Baptist Church on Wednesday evening about racism, violence and community-police relations following the recent killings of black men and police officers countrywide.
A former Fultonville man living in Mississippi was sentenced to 18 months in prison for defrauding scrap metal brokerage firms out of more than $144,000, said the U.S. Attorney’s Office in a press statement.
A 13-year-old was taken into police custody in Cobleskill after stealing a pellet gun from the Wal-Mart on Merchant Place and pointing it at customers inside the store, according to the Cobleskill Police Department.