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Caretaker charged in murder of Berne boy
CLARKSVILLE

Caretaker charged in murder of Berne boy

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
A 19-year-old caretaker 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.
 
5 topics for Obama's year-end news conference
WASHINGTON

5 topics for Obama's year-end news conference

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Before President Barack Obama jets off to Hawaii for his annual Christmas vacation, he will carry out a White House ritual: the year-end news conference
 
Rotterdam boy's death ruled a homicide
ROTTERDAM

Rotterdam boy's death ruled a homicide

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
The September death of a 19-month-old Rotterdam boy has been ruled a homicide.
 
Feds sue NYC over Rikers Island jail violence
NEW YORK

Feds sue NYC over Rikers Island jail violence

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms at the Rikers Island jail complex and address what a Justice Department investigation found was a "deep-seated culture of violence" toward young inmates.
 
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.
 
ALBANY

NY requires colleges to report crimes to police

Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
New York is requiring colleges and universities to notify police within 24 hours after a violent felony is reported or someone goes missing from university housing.
 
5-year-old found dead in Berne; sheriff discounts masked men abduction
BERNE

5-year-old found dead in Berne; sheriff discounts masked men abduction

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The search for 5-year-old Kenneth White has turned into a homicide investigation this morning after authorities located his body near his rural Berne home.
 
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.
 
Cuomo: Schenectady casino plan a ‘home run’
SCHENECTADY

Cuomo: Schenectady casino plan a ‘home run’

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a casino is a new chapter that has been a long time coming for Schenectady.
 
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.
 
MECHANICVILLE

Mechanicville welcomes re-opening of busy bridge

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
The Central Avenue bridge in Mechanicville reopened late Thursday after being closed since June while it was replaced.
 
Former Saratoga County deputy gets 5 years for cocaine distribution
ALBANY

Former Saratoga County deputy gets 5 years for cocaine distribution

Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Charles Fuller’s .380-caliber Kel-Tec pistol cost him a chance to argue for leniency before he was sentenced to five years in federal prison.
 
 

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