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Queensbury traffic stop leads to felony arrest

QUEENSBURY - A Stillwater man whose driver's license has been suspended 19 times was jailed Friday night after he was stopped in Queensbury, police said. Brian J. Gagne, 36, was charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after the Warren County Sheriff's Office stopped hi

POST-STAR - 2018-03-17 13:30:00

Local police step up pressure on the drug trade

Hudson Falls Police seized heroin, cocaine and an illegal stun gun disguised as a cellphone from a vehicle parked last year in Hudson Falls. They came to Fort Edward from law enforcement agencies around the Northeast that day in late 2014, spurred by a dramatic increase in heroin use around the reg

POST-STAR - 2018-03-18 00:00:00

Sheriff's Office: Driver had 19 suspensions

GAGNE 19 SUSPENSIONS_3_17_2018_5_58_19 PMThumbnail QUEENSBURY -- A routine traffic stop in Queensbury ended in charges for the driver. Warren County Sheriff's officers conducted a traffic stop Friday evening in Queensbury, on a vehicle with a loud exhaust. A license check revealed that the driver, B

WRGB - 2018-03-17 18:13:43

Hudson Falls seeks to monitor waste haulers

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. HUDSON FALLS - A draft to revise laws on hauling waste was submitted to the Village Board last week and is being examined for change. Specifically, the board is weighing options to better monitor haulers. Robert Cook, a village trustee, explained that vi

POST-STAR - 2018-03-18 20:00:00

Man accused of assaulting nurse

MIDDLEBURY - A local man with mental health issues is facing a criminal charge after police said he assaulted a Poultney man on March 15. Kenneth Boule, 83, of Salisbury, allegedly assaulted Richard Reynolds, 39, of Poultney, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, according to a press release from the Ve

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-03-18 13:58:58

One dead in Chester fire

CHESTER - A woman was found dead in a cabin on Carl Turner Road after fire tore through the home on Thursday morning, police said. The woman's name was not immediately released pending formal identification during an autopsy, but authorities said she was believed to be a woman in her 30s. Her family


Photos: Glens Falls High School 'Girls' Day'

On Saturday, for "Girls' Day," a group of about 100 Glens Falls High School girls had an opportunity to try new things, learning how to pamper their minds and bodies and protect their personal space through a series of potentially life altering self-improvement workshop sessions like self-defense, g

POST-STAR - 2018-03-17 20:45:00

Lake Luzerne woman headed to prison

BALLSTON SPA - A Lake Luzerne woman who went into a Hadley home one day last summer and assaulted a person was sentenced Thursday in Saratoga County Court to up to 3 years in state prison. Arianna Hoebeke, 31, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, a felony, in January for an Aug. 24 incident at a


Appeal denied for man who killed his child

A state appeals court on Thursday rejected the appeal of a Johnsburg man who killed his weeks-old daughter two years ago and later claimed his sentence was too harsh. Nicholas D. Jones pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter for the March 28, 2016, attack on his 22-day-old daughter, Gabrielle Ro


Police: Man accidentally broke baby's arm

GLENS FALLS - A Glens Falls man was arrested Wednesday after his infant son suffered a broken arm, police said. Daniel S. Caldwell, 23, was charged with misdemeanor counts of assault and endangering the welfare of a child after a child under the age of 1 was brought to Glens Falls Hospital on Wednes


Glens Falls man accused of raping 14-year-old

A Glens Falls man was jailed Wednesday for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in Montgomery County on numerous occasions, police said. Charles D. Larson, 45, was charged with second-degree rape, a felony, for an alleged sexual relationship with the teen in the town of Minden in 2016 and 2017, accor


Man charged with felony after hit-and-run crash

KINGSBURY - A Hartford man faces numerous charges after a woman reported she saw him drive into a utility pole and flee the crash scene Monday night, then followed him to keep police apprised of his whereabouts, authorities said. Washington County sheriff's officers caught up with the pickup truck o


Adirondack-inspired welcome center work begins at Northway rest area

The exterior of the Adirondack Welcome Center located northbound on the Northway south of Exit 18 is seen in this computer-generated rendering. The rest area is closed as work is performed and is slated to reopen in the fall. Computerized rendering The Adirondack Welcome Center located northbound on