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Liar in fatal Schenectady fire gets 9 years in prison

ALBANY - A federal judge sentenced Bryan Fish to nine years in federal prison Wednesday for lying under oath about his actions on the night a Hamilton Hill fire killed four people and severely burned 5-year-old girl Sa'fyre Terry. Fish, 23, pleaded guilty in May to two counts of making false stateme

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-17 14:31:14

Police: Amsterdam man arrested for shoving, damaging airport Rent-A-Car kiosk

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - An Amsterdam man was arrested Sunday after pushing over a car rental kiosk at the Albany International Airport, the Albany County Sheriff's Office says. The Sheriff's Office says Shawn Schaffer, 34, became and loud and irritated Sunday around 2:23 p.m. at an Enterprise Rent-

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-17 16:23:56

Bryan Fish sentenced to nine years for lying about 2013 fatal Hulett St. fire

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The man who admitted to lying about the Schenectady arson that left four people dead and Safyre Terry badly burned was sentenced Wednesday. 23-year-old Bryan Fish was sentenced to nine years in prison for lying under oath. The charge stems from his false testimony that h

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-17 17:46:05

Crash shuts down Niskayuna's Route 7

NISKAYUNA - A crash along Route 7 in Niskayuna near Rosendale Road blocked the highway for several hours. Police radio reports said injuries resulted from the crash, which happened sometime before 7 p.m. Several news outlets are reporting that an SUV collided into a tractor plowing the roads and tha

TIMES UNION - 2018-01-17 21:20:08

Fort Plain man charged following crash into Milford home

MILFORD - A Fort Plain man is facing several charges, including DWI, after his car crashed into a house in Milford over the weekend, according to the Otsego Count Sheriff's Office. Scroll for more content... Deputies say 63-year-old Ray Agard was driving northbound on State Route 28 on Sunday whe

WKTV - 2018-01-17 18:25:00

Daughters of Schenectady hit and run victim call for witnesses

SCHENECTADY -- Brittany Thackrah was supposed to be celebrating her father's 55th birthday Wednesday. Instead, her dad is in Albany Med in critical condition with a fractured skull and broken ribs. She got the call Friday evening. Schenectady PD told her her dad had been hit at Erie and Union around

WNYT - 2018-01-18 02:14:00

Man in serious condition after snow plow hit by SUV

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A man was taken to the hospital after an SUV and his snow plow collided. The man was ejected out of his snow plow after being hit by an SUV. He was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Part of Route 7 in Niskayuna is closed. The driver of the SUV is in police custo

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-18 02:10:22

Police: Woman in custody after hitting man driving snow plow in Niskayuna

The crash, which happened just before 6 p.m., left Route 7 closed in both directions between Mohawk and Pearse roads. Photographer: PETER R. BARBER NISKAYUNA - A woman was in custody Wednesday night after police said her vehicle collided with a man plowing snow in a small farm tractor near Route 7 a

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Man arrested after alleged knife assault, robbery

A Prattville man who allegedly robbed a woman at knifepoint on Jan. 10 in Clanton, is charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree domestic violence assault, with $15,000 and $10,000 bonds respectively. 28-year-old Corey Channing Jackson, an ex-boyfriend of the victim, allegedly assaulted her

CLANTON ADVERTISER - 2018-01-16 20:36:00

FIRST ALERT: Snowy Alabama at midnight

The WSFA First Alert Weather team has declared a First Alert Weather Day for Tuesday night into Wednesday morning to give you advance notice of dangerous weather conditions. Snow continues to fall, and will keep falling for several more hours for central and east Alabama. The back edge of the snow i

WSFA - 2018-01-17 06:47:06

Winter weather shuts downs roads, schools and businesses

Winter weather and frigid temperatures have returned to Selma and brought along with roads, business and school closings. After snowfall began Tuesday night roads across Dallas County began to ice, causing issues with travel and normal business hours. The Dallas County EMA ruled all roads and bridge

SELAM TIMES-JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 20:16:43

ADPH to host flu shot clinics in Chilton County

The Alabama Department of Public Health will hold flu shot clinics in counties throughout the state. The clinics come after Gov. Kay Ivey declared a public health emergency for the state last week due to the influx of people that have been affected by the flu this season. Chilton County's flu clinic

CLANTON ADVERTISER - 2018-01-18 01:07:00

Marengo, Linden, Demopolis schools closed Wednesday

With a winter storm system settling in over much of the state Tuesday afternoon and an expectation of icy roads and frigid temperatures well into Wednesday, school systems are again facing decisions regarding hours of operation. The first local system to declare its schedule for Wednesday is Marengo

WESTALABAMAWATCHMAN.COM - 2018-01-16 21:08:03

Commission asked to repair or close portion of CR 33

On Jan.9, the Marengo County Commission held a meeting at the Marengo County Courthouse in Linden in which they discussed the closing of a portion of County Road 33. The road, which is about a mile east of Linden, has not been maintained in nearly 30 years. Landowners ask that the county either main

DEMOPOLIS TIMES - 2018-01-16 16:59:03

West Alabama neighborhoods shaken up by mysterious 'boom'

A loud boom was heard over much of west Alabama on January 15, 2017 (abc3340.com) People living in neighborhoods from Cottondale to Vance took to social media when they heard a powerful 'boom' that literally shook their homes overnight. Gary Youngblood Jr. and his family have lived in Coaling near t

ABC 33/40 NEWS

'Everybody was scared:' Hear Alabama residents recall 1918 flu pandemic

In the 2000s, the Alabama Department of Public Health recognized the need to record the memories of survivors of the 1918 Spanish flu epidemic before they died. Ann Brantley, the hazard vulnerability analysis nurse coordinator of the Center for Emergency Preparedness, interviewed four people: Garfi

AL.COM - 2018-01-16 15:18:46

LRPD Investigates Shooting at Rosewood Apartments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- Little Rock Police are investigating a shooting at the Rosewood Apartments. The shooting happened around 11 p.m. Tuesday. At this time, there's no word on if there were any injuries, or a suspect description. We'll keep you updated as we learn more.

KARK - 2018-01-17 13:42:54

Rock musician arrested at Little Rock airport in $27 million fraud scheme

The former bassist for The Ataris was arrested in a $27 million fraud scheme at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport (Photo: KATV) A California rock musician was recently arrested in Little Rock in a $27 million telemarketing scheme, according to federal court filings. Michael Sean Davenport, 4

KATV - 2018-01-17 16:10:16

City of Little Rock Opens Warming Centers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) - City of Little Rock will open four warming centers at 10 a.m. today to serve those in need. Each of the warming centers will be open until 6 p.m. Parks and Recreation staff will be on hand at each of these facilities to assist residents and provide them with a plac

KARK - 2018-01-17 19:29:32

LR Man Wounded When Argument Leads to Shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A local man is recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg after a Tuesday night incident on the city's southwest side. The Little Rock Police Department says Jeffery Williams, 50, was wounded after an apparent argument inside an apartment in the 5000 block of W. 65th Street. Pol

KARK - 2018-01-17 17:27:10