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Man charged with rape in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man charged with rape in Saratoga Springs

A Whitehall man police identified as a registered sex offender was arrested for first-degree rape early Tuesday morning after a passerby saw an assault taking place on a roadside, city police said.

Killer draws maximum in Gause murder

SCHENECTADY

Killer draws maximum in Gause murder

The anguish of LaSean Gause’s family could only be expressed out loud Monday by a prosecutor. But it could plainly be seen in the courtroom gallery through Gause’s mother.

Schenectady murder ‘left a deep hole in our souls’

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady murder ‘left a deep hole in our souls’

In a courtroom Monday, Vanessa Washington held a photo of her sister, Valerie. “The murder of my sister,” Vanessa Washington said at Harold Michael Ortiz's sentencing, “has left a deep hole in our souls."

Walmart truck stuck under Crane Street overpass

Walmart truck stuck under Crane Street overpass

The overpass has a 10-foot, 10-inch clearance, which is labeled with signs. The sign, however, is covered with black graffiti.

ALBANY

Albany City Court Judge Keefe resigns

An Albany City Court judge resigned Monday rather than face formal proceedings that could end in his ouster for alleged misconduct that included swearing in court and talking to individuals involved in cases without attorneys present.

SCHENECTADY

Company fined in criminal case files suit in Schenectady

A local company that paid $77,000 in restitution to a local construction firm in a criminal case is now suing that construction company alleging nearly $55,000 in unpaid bills.

Caroga Lake hammered by fast-moving storms

CAROGA LAKE

Caroga Lake hammered by fast-moving storms

Most people in Caroga Lake had never seen anything quite like Saturday night’s storms.

Crash in Schenectady sends three to the hospital

SCHENECTADY

Crash in Schenectady sends three to the hospital

An ATV struck a Toyota in Schenectady Sunday evening sending three people to the hospital.

UPDATE: Man shot in leg outside Schenectady store

SCHENECTADY

UPDATE: Man shot in leg outside Schenectady store

Police are continuing to investigate gunfire in front of a Crane Street store this afternoon that left man hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Capital Region charities the real winners in softball tourney

SCHENECTADY

Capital Region charities the real winners in softball tourney

There was something strange about the outfield fence at this year’s F.O.P. 8, the annual charity softball tournament hosted by the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 35.

Four hit by lightning in Lake George

The Warren County Sheriff's Department said four people were transported to the hospital for injuries they sustained during a lightning strike in Lake George.

Car crashes into Subway

GLENVILLE

Car crashes into Subway

The car crashed through the brick building at 307 Saratoga Rd. around 11:40 a.m. and stopped in the middle of Subway, in front of the counter.

Sentencing set in Union Street killing in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Sentencing set in Union Street killing in Schenectady

Defendants in three high-profile cases are expected to formally learn their fates Monday in Schenectady County Court.

BURNT HILLS

Manager allegedly steals $9,500 from Ballston convenience store

A Burnt Hills woman was arrested last weekend for allegedly stealing from the convenience store where she worked, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said.

Man gets 40-year sentence for girl’s rape in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Man gets 40-year sentence for girl’s rape in Schenectady

The mother stood near the front of the Schenectady County courtroom Thursday and proclaimed the day as “glorious, victorious.”

Woman, unborn baby dead after jump from Schenectady house

SCHENECTADY

Woman, unborn baby dead after jump from Schenectady house

A 31-year-old woman and her unborn baby died after the woman jumped Tuesday evening from a house in Hamilton Hill.

ALBANY

Schenectady heroin conspirator gets 16 years in prison

A Schenectady man who sold heroin while on supervised release for another heroin charge was sentenced Wednesday to 16 years in federal prison.

Mechanicville man sentenced for vehicular assault

ALBANY

Mechanicville man sentenced for vehicular assault

A Mechanicville man received up to three years in state prison Wednesday drunk driving vehicular assault case, Albany County District Attorney’s officials said.

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man again admits charges in two assaults

A city man who won the right on appeal to take back his guilty pleas in two assault cases pleaded guilty again Tuesday in return for a shorter prison term.

SCHENECTADY

Murder suspects arraigned in unrelated Schenectady shootings

Suspects in separate Schenectady killings earlier this year appeared in court Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to new indictments filed against them.

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