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COLONIE

TSA: 3 handguns found in carry-on baggage in Albany airport in 2014

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

Officers with the Transportation Security Administration found three guns in carry-on baggage at the Albany International Airport checkpoint in 2014, the administration said in a release Friday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Hearing set in Schenectady for Alco site rezoning

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

The City Council will hold a public hearing Monday on proposed zoning changes at the waterfront site where a casino and other developments will be built.
 
COBLESKILL

C-R school officials say message was threatening

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015

A Cobleskill-Richmondville High School student has been suspended in connection with a threatening text message.
 
Top NY politician's arrest prompts calls for ethics overhaul
ALBANY

Top NY politician's arrest prompts calls for ethics overhaul

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Government reform advocates say Silver's arrest shows why Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other leaders must do more to tighten loose ethics rules and rein in the influence of money in politics.
 
Schenectady woman admits to deadly 2011 stabbing
SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady woman admits to deadly 2011 stabbing

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Tina Karuzas admitted to intending to seriously injure Latoya Ebron Dec. 26, 2011, doing so, and that it caused Ebron’s death
 
Prosecutor slams '3-men-in-room' NY politics
NEW YORK

Prosecutor slams '3-men-in-room' NY politics

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A federal prosecutor who charged New York's Assembly speaker with multiple felonies called Friday for an end to the state's "three-men-in-a-room" method of governing, saying people should get angry because sometimes it seems as if Albany is a "cauldron of corruption."
 
Schenectady High School evacuated after battery leak
SCHENECTADY

Schenectady High School evacuated after battery leak

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Technology students at Schenectady High School got an accidental lesson in safety Friday afternoon.
 
DEC stresses safety following Mount Marcy rescue
ADIRONDACKS

DEC stresses safety following Mount Marcy rescue

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
After a pair of ill-equipped and overdue hikers were rescued by forest rangers in the Eastern High Peaks Wilderness of Mount Marcy earlier this week, the state Department of Environmental Conservation is urging all to follow safety guidelines when venturing into the back country.
 
ALBANY

St. Peter's Health reviews mobile device security after cellphone theft

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
St. Peter’s Health Partners is reviewing encryption controls on all mobile devices it issues to employees after a cellphone was stolen from a high-ranking employee at its multi-specialty physician group, according to a notice issued Friday.
 
SCHENECTADY

Power & Water in Schenectady tops GE's revenue

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
General Electric’s Power & Water unit headquartered in Schenectady led the company in fourth quarter and year-end revenue, according to financial reports released today.
 
Schenectady man allegedly  found with crack, weed in Gloversville
GLOVERSVILLE

Schenectady man allegedly found with crack, weed in Gloversville

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A Schenectady man is facing a felony charge after police allegedly found more than 35 grams of crack and cocaine in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Gloversville early Thursday morning.
 
Tattooed Scotia man turns himself in after slashing
SCOTIA

Tattooed Scotia man turns himself in after slashing

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A Scotia man who police say slashed his girlfriend’s 24-year-old son last month is in custody after turning himself in at police headquarters late Thursday afternoon.
 
AMSTERDAM

Troopers: Fultonville man steals meat, soap

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
A Fultonville man is accused of stealing meat and soap from the town of Amsterdam Price Chopper.
 

Saratoga County crash kills two

Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Authorities say two people died in a single-car motor vehicle accident on Clark Road in Moreau Thursday night.
 
 

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