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Gloversville man accused of falsely reporting robbery
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville man accused of falsely reporting robbery

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
A Gloversville man lied about being robbed at knifepoint in order to get out of going to work, according to city police.
 
INDIAN LAKE

No charges in Indian Lake church incident where man died

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
No charges will be filed in the case of an Indian Lake man who died in June when he was tackled by parishioners after he entered a church during Mass, shouted obscenities and threw objects before advancing on a priest while possessing a .45-caliber handgun.
 
SCOTIA

Man thwarted in Scotia holdup try

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Authorities are searching for the man who tried to hold up a Subway restaurant Friday night before fleeing empty-handed.
 
Grand jury indicts suspect in Schenectady woman's murder
SCHENECTADY

Grand jury indicts suspect in Schenectady woman's murder

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
A Schenectady County grand jury has indicted Jamell Modest, the 46-year-old city man accused of shooting a mother of four last Saturday near the intersection of State and Elder streets.
 
CAPITAL REGION

4 fun things to do in the Capital Region this weekend

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Here are four fun things to get you out and about this weekend:
 
Sheriff: Murdered 5-year-old tossed 'like a piece of trash'
CLARKSVILLE

Sheriff: Murdered 5-year-old tossed 'like a piece of trash'

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
A 19-year-old cousin has been charged in the strangulation death of 5-year-old Kenneth White, the subject of an Amber Alert Thursday after he was reportedly abducted.
 
ALBANY

Cuomo vetoes mute swan bill, says not needed

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that was intended to stop the state from killing swans.
 
Graduation rate drop not unexpected in Schenectady
CAPITAL REGION

Graduation rate drop not unexpected in Schenectady

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
The Schenectady City School District’s graduation rate dropped significantly in 2014, but district Superintendent Laurence Spring said the numbers were to be expected considering the circumstances.
 
Teen seeks to ‘spark’ girls’ STEM interest
MALTA

Teen seeks to ‘spark’ girls’ STEM interest

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Organizers of the annual Girls Inc. summit thought Shaker High School senior Gili Rusak would make a good role model for the attendees because of her extensive resume of accomplishments.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Ex-con indicted in Saratoga Lake break-in

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
A Staten Island ex-convict police say was found prowling inside a Saratoga Lake home last spring was indicted Thursday.
 
GLOVERSVILLE

Gloversville woman allegedly took money from relative

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
A Gloversville woman faces theft charges after abusing her power of attorney over a relative, state police said Thursday.
 
BALLSTON SPA

Saratoga County pair accused of selling cocaine, ecstasy

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
A pair of area residents were taken into custody on drug charges Thursday for allegedly trafficking cocaine and ecstasy throughout the county.
 
AMSTERDAM

Schenectady shooting suspect nabbed in Amsterdam raid

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
A man wanted in an October shooting in Schenectady was arrested Thursday in Amsterdam.
 
FULTON COUNTY

Grant shutout upsets Fulton County leaders

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The Fulton County Board of Supervisors is “shocked” the county was overlooked in the latest round of state Regional Economic Development Council grants.
 
 

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