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Former corrections officer facing prison time for part in bank robbery scheme

SCHENECTADY

Former corrections officer facing prison time for part in bank robbery scheme

A former state corrections officer is now facing possible state prison time himself after admitting Wednesday to taking part in an elaborate bank robbery scheme in Rotterdam that involved a phoned-in threat against a school.

Canajoharie to hold public meeting about Beech-Nut site

CANAJOHARIE

Canajoharie to hold public meeting about Beech-Nut site

The Village of Canajoharie will hold a public meeting and work session Aug. 31 to discuss the future of the decrepit Beech-Nut plant.

Amsterdam police arrest three in drug operation

AMSTERDAM

Amsterdam police arrest three in drug operation

The Amsterdam Police Dept. said Wednesday they arrested three men during an ongoing investigation into drug sales in the city.

Glove City abandoning senior housing project

GLOVERSVILLE

Glove City abandoning senior housing project

The City of Gloversville and its partners are abandoning a plan to replace the Estee Middle School on North Main Street with affordable senior housing after three years of failed attempts to secure funding for the project.

Halfmoon woman accused of threatening to kill children

HALFMOON

Halfmoon woman accused of threatening to kill children

A Halfmoon woman is facing a host of charges after a domestic argument where she made direct threats to kill three children and threw a candle holder at a man, injuring him, authorities said.

Cohoes man arrested on charges of selling crack cocaine

HALFMOON

Cohoes man arrested on charges of selling crack cocaine

A Cohoes man has been arrested on charges of selling crack cocaine, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

DEC investigating bacteria levels at Lake George beach

LAKE GEORGE

DEC investigating bacteria levels at Lake George beach

Million Dollar Beach remains closed as DEC staff attempt to determine the cause of high bacteria levels

Even seasoned travelers leave money behind at TSA checkpoints

COLONIE

Even seasoned travelers leave money behind at TSA checkpoints

Even seasoned travelers leave loose change behind at TSA security checkpoints - you'd be surprised to know how much is left behind in a year at some of the larger airports.

Thanks to community, Wall That Heals arrives in Princetown

PRINCETOWN

Thanks to community, Wall That Heals arrives in Princetown

The Wall That Heals, a traveling 250-foot replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C., arrived in Princetown Wednesday morning, thanks to the tireless work of the community.

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

NISKAYUNA

Mohawk Commons' Ruby Tuesday closes

Ruby Tuesday at Mohawk Commons in Niskayuna closed on August 15.

Milton couple charged with selling heroin

Milton couple charged with selling heroin

A town of Milton couple were arrested on drug charges Tuesday, the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office said.

Federal prosecutors want maximum sentence for Safyre Terry's mother

Federal prosecutors want maximum sentence for Safyre Terry's mother

Calling her perjury “the most reprehensible imaginable,” federal prosecutors are asking the maximum of 15 years in federal prison be imposed on the biological mother of arson survivor Safyre Terry.

City man receives seven years in prison for assaulting toddler

SCHENECTADY

City man receives seven years in prison for assaulting toddler

Sterling Major, the city man who admitted to assaulting a toddler a year ago, resulting in the child suffering a broken leg and lacerated liver, received seven years in state prison at his sentencing Tuesday.

Schenectady man accused of scamming OTB

SCHAGHTICOKE

Schenectady man accused of scamming OTB

A Schenectady man is accused of scamming an OTB parlor out of $2,000 using a fake phone call as a ruse to place a bet without actually putting down the money, state police said.

Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

COLONIE

Local Republican leaders mourn death of rising young party attorney

The Capital Region’s Republican leaders are mourning the untimely death of Bryon McKim, a Saratoga Springs native who was a rising young attorney for the party.

Shaquille O'Neal, Bear Grylls to tackle Adirondacks Monday

Shaquille O'Neal, Bear Grylls to tackle Adirondacks Monday

Shaquille O'Neal will tackle the Adirondacks in an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls" on NBC Monday night.

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

GLENVILLE

Schenectady airport to receive over $2m in federal funding

The Schenectady County Airport will receive more than $2 million in funding for runway and equipment upgrades.

Sheriff: Driver of boat in fatal accident had drugs in system

LAKE GEORGE

Sheriff: Driver of boat in fatal accident had drugs in system

The driver of the boat that struck another boat last month on Lake George and killed an 8-year-old girl had three different drugs in his system, Warren County Sheriff Nathan "Bud" York said today.

Share your best National Park photos

Share your best National Park photos

Our National Parks are celebrating their centennial this week, and we want to see and share your photos.

Utica man charged with Gloversville narcotics sale

GLOVERSVILLE

Utica man charged with Gloversville narcotics sale

A man was arrested after being seen allegedly selling narcotics Saturday in Gloversville, police said.

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