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Saratoga Springs police, panel push safety in the city’s crosswalks

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga Springs police, panel push safety in the city’s crosswalks

The city Police Department and the Complete Streets Advisory Board conducted a pedestrian safety detail on June 8 to draw attention to problematic crosswalks and intersections along Broadway downtown.

RICHMONDVILLE

Richmondville death likely from heroin overdose, cops say

The Schoharie County Sheriff’s Department said they’re investigating a suspected fatal heroin overdose in the town of Richmondville.

2nd sidewalk sitdown protest set for Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

2nd sidewalk sitdown protest set for Saratoga Springs

There will be a sitdown protest Friday against the city’s new ordinance that says people can’t sit on or block a sidewalk.

Pair pay back money stolen from Saratoga Springs eatery

BALLSTON SPA

Pair pay back money stolen from Saratoga Springs eatery

The former longtime chef and part-owner of a popular Saratoga Springs restaurant avoided jail time this morning after repaying $175,000 he and his girlfriend were accused of stealing from the business.

Schenectady man shot by detective remembered

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady man shot by detective remembered

Friends of Joshua Scism, who was shot and killed by police on Monday, said he was a father of four who tried to protect his home on First Avenue.

Man stabbed in chest in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY

Man stabbed in chest in Schenectady

A man was stabbed in the chest Wednesday evening and is in critical condition.

Suicide in Schenectady's Central Park

SCHENECTADY

Suicide in Schenectady's Central Park

A man committed suicide at Central Park Wednesday afternoon.

Ballston Spa names new interim police chief

Ballston Spa names new interim police chief

David Bush, a patrolman with the Ballston Spa Police Department for the last 18 years, has been appointed the department's interim chief.

COLONIE

Car crashes into Colonie apartment

A car drove into a Colonie apartment building at at 2:59 a.m. Tuesday, police said.

Fire breaks out in Schenectady house

SCHENECTADY

Fire breaks out in Schenectady house

A fire broke out at a two-family home in Hamilton Hill Tuesday morning and is now under control.

HALFMOON

3-car crash in Halfmoon kills 1, injures 2

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office continues to investigate a head-on crash Monday afternoon that took the life of a Mechanicville man.

Police ID officers involved in Schenectady gunman shooting

SCHENECTADY

Police ID officers involved in Schenectady gunman shooting

Schenectady police say detectives Ryan Kent and Brett Ferris were the officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man with a handgun in Mont Pleasant on Monday.

Guilty plea in Schenectady murder, kidnap case

SCHENECTADY

Guilty plea in Schenectady murder, kidnap case

Harold M. Ortiz, 45, pleaded guilty in Schenectady County Court this morning for the murder of Valerie Washington, 55, and also pleaded guilty for the kidnapping of Ralph Carson, 65.

WILTON

Wilton woman accused of DWI

A Wilton woman was arrested Saturday evening on a drunken driving charge.

Schenectady County Jail inmate kills self

SCHENECTADY

Schenectady County Jail inmate kills self

An inmate at the Schenectady County Correctional Facility who attempted suicide early Sunday morning has died, the Sheriff’s Office announced.

Saratoga protesters stand up for sitting down

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga protesters stand up for sitting down

Protesting a new ordinance that outlaws sitting or lying on the sidewalk, dozens of Saratogians took to Broadway and planted themselves on the steps of City Hall and the surrounding sidewalk.

MILTON

Motorcyclist injured in Milton crash

A man was injured after crashing a motorcycle while intoxicated in Milton, police said.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Man indicted in Saratoga Springs heroin death

A Saratoga Springs man has been indicted on a federal charge that he supplied heroin to a woman who overdosed and died.

Nicholaus building owners file claim against city

SCHENECTADY

Nicholaus building owners file claim against city

The owners of the historic Nicholaus building filed a claim against the city seeking compensation for damages to its structure.

Hidden thumb drive at Niskyuna High leads to arrests

NISKAYUNA

Hidden thumb drive at Niskyuna High leads to arrests

A discovery last year of a thumb drive hidden in a book at the Niskayuna High School library led to accusations of at least one male student secretly filming female students, according to paperwork filed in court.

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