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PROVIDENCE

Man guilty of vehicular manslaughter in Providence ATV death


A Fulton County man was convicted of vehicular manslaughter Friday afternoon in connection with an all-terrain vehicle crash last year in Providence that killed a woman.

Clinton picks Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Clinton picks Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton named Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday selecting a battleground state politician with working-class roots and a fluency in Spanish.

SCHUYLERVILLE

Trooper rescues boy from Fish Creek in Schuylerville


A 4-year-old boy was returned safely to his grandparents Friday morning after a veteran state trooper rescued him from Fish Creek, state police said.

GLENVILLE & SCOTIA

Glenville, Scotia roads set for overnight paving

Nighttime paving on Route 50 and Glenridge Road in Glenville and Scotia, begins Monday

Two face drug charges in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Two face drug charges in Saratoga Springs

Two city residents were arrested this week after unrelated drug sale investigations, city police said.

Convicted Clifton Park forger sentenced

Convicted Clifton Park forger sentenced

A Clifton Park woman found guilty of trying to defraud a local bank was sentenced Thursday to four months in the Saratoga County Jail and five years' probation.

CAPITAL REGION

N.Y. grants to fight ‘zombie’ homes

Thirteen Capital Region communities have been invited to apply for a new grant program aimed at combatting zombie homes

Fact check: Trump acceptance speech

Fact check: Trump acceptance speech

But he relies on statistics that are ripe for manipulation, citing misleading numbers on the economy, for example, through selective use of years, data and sources.

Trump, as nominee, says: ‘I am your voice’

CLEVELAND

Trump, as nominee, says: ‘I am your voice’

Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination Thursday night with an unusually vehement appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control.

Schenectady County officials divided on fireworks sales

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Schenectady County officials divided on fireworks sales

Municipal leaders across Schenectady County are divided on whether action is needed to address concerns over the sale of sparkling devices.

Jumpin’ Jack’s fireworks set for tonight

SCOTIA

Jumpin’ Jack’s fireworks set for tonight

Jumpin’ Jack’s Drive-In in Scotia will host its annual fireworks show tonight after the initial date was canceled due to severe weather.

SCHENECTADY COUNTY

Audits cite flaws at social service depts. in Fulton, Sch'dy counties


A pair of Capital Region counties — Schenectady and Fulton — received state audits that addressed flaws in their respective social services departments.

SCHENECTADY

Ex-Schenectady ARC employee charged with rape


A former employee at Schenectady ARC has been charged with raping a client.

SCHENECTADY

DNA aids drug probe following Schenectady overdose death


DNA found on a rubber band helped lead to a drug arrest related to a Schenectady woman’s 2014 heroin overdose death, according to federal court filings.

Big day arrives for Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Big day arrives for Saratoga Race Course

Around Saratoga Springs, everyone seems to have hit on the same metaphor this year.

Officials ID three victims of Sloansville plane crash

SLOANSVILLE

Officials ID three victims of Sloansville plane crash


The Schoharie County coroner on Thursday formally identified the three people killed in last Saturday’s plane crash in Sloansville, among them an official with Major League Baseball.

DOT eyes removal of bridge over Northway in Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS & MALTA

DOT eyes removal of bridge over Northway in Saratoga

The days of the Nelson Avenue Extension bridge over the Northway could be numbered.

SCHENECTADY

Man sues Schenectady police; claims unlawful arrest, excessive force


A Schenectady man acquitted of charges related to a 2014 fight is suing the Schenectady Police Department for alleged excessive force during his arrest and other claims.

Move over for ambulances, volunteer firefighters

ALBANY

Move over for ambulances, volunteer firefighters

Volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers are now included in New York's "Move-Over" law.

518 area code faces split

518 area code faces split

Public hearings will be held in the next two weeks for comment on a potential new area code in the Capital Region.

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