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BALLSTON SPA

Two Ballston Spa officers credited with saving lives

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Two part-time Ballston Spa police officers are being credited with rescuing a family and others from a burning apartment building early Sunday.
 
ALBANY

Man dies after driving into Hudson River

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

An elderly man died Monday after driving his car into the Hudson River.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville robbery suspect nabbed by employees

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

Two employees of a local pharmacy pinned down a city teenager Monday night after they saw him trying to leave the store with stolen property, police said.
 
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady police elect not to publicize bakery robbery

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
The New Mont Pleasant Bakery was robbed at gunpoint and its offices ransacked two weeks ago, and a city councilman is questioning why police didn’t publicize the incident.
 
Arrest made in Schenectady bank robbery
SCHENECTADY

Arrest made in Schenectady bank robbery

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014
A suspect has been arrested in the robbery of a Key Bank branch on Nov. 3, city police said.
 
WILTON

Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department substation set for Wilton Mall

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department will open a substation in the next few weeks at the Wilton Mall.
 
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga Springs man gets 2 years on drug charge

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

A Saratoga Springs man was sentenced to two years in state prison Monday on an attempted drug sale charge.
 
2 arrested for perjury in fatal Schenectady fire investigation
ALBANY

2 arrested for perjury in fatal Schenectady fire investigation

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
Two people were arraigned Monday on charges that they lied to a federal grand jury investigating the May 2013 Schenectady arson fire that killed three children and their father and left another girl badly burned.
 
Saratoga sheriff's deputy resigns after misconduct charges
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga sheriff's deputy resigns after misconduct charges

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
Only 86 seconds of video exist of Sgt. Shawn Glans’ interaction with Colin Fitch and Adam Roberts in Halfmoon early Friday morning, but the footage was damning enough to prompt the veteran Saratoga County sheriff’s deputy to resign three days later.
 
Schenectady middle school locked down due to fight
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady middle school locked down due to fight

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
Mont Pleasant Middle school was placed on lockdown Monday morning after a hallway fight grew to include as many as nine students, a district spokeswoman said.
 
Saratoga County sheriff continues probe of deputies in videotaped confrontation
SARATOGA COUNTY

Saratoga County sheriff continues probe of deputies in videotaped confrontation

Monday, Nov. 10, 2014
Authorities are continuing their silence over a now viral video showing a veteran Saratoga County Sheriff’s sergeant threatening and apparently slapping a man in Halfmoon on Friday, even as social media continues to roil over the footage.
 
COLONIE

Colonie teen shot five times; arrest made

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
An 18-year-old from Colonie was shot five times Saturday night.
 
Racing Hall of Fame trophy thefts may be linked to others
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Racing Hall of Fame trophy thefts may be linked to others

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
Police have said the theft of five priceless trophies from the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs may be connected to a similar burglary at the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in Goshen, in Orange County, as well as four other sports memorabilia thefts in New Jersey over the past 2 1⁄2 years, including the recent heist of World Series rings from the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Falls, New Jersey.
 
Rollover closes Halfmoon road for much of Friday
HALFMOON

Rollover closes Halfmoon road for much of Friday

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
A tractor-trailer rollover closed down routes 4 and 32 for much of the day Friday.
 
MALTA

Malta traffic stop results in DWI, drug charges

Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014
A Malta man faces drunken-driving and drug-possession charges after a traffic stop Friday.
 
 

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