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Albany Police investigating a homicide on Clinton Street

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Albany Police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred on Clinton Street, in the South End area of the city.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-04-22 21:14:04

Why We Carry: Woman Attacked While Carrying Her Child, Attackers Could Care Less *WATCH*

SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK — A video taken by a witness shows a pair of women attacking another woman as she carries her child in her arms. The background of this incident isn’t clear at the moment, but it’s still a solid reminder of why we carry.

CONCEALEDNATION.ORG - 2018-04-21 00:00:00

Arrest follows serious Clifton Park crash

Brandon M. Iacovissi, 27, of Clifton Park is charged with vehicular assault after his car collided with a minivan on Route 146. Some of the victims have life-threatening internal injuries, state troopers said. (State Police)

TIMES UNION - 2018-04-21 19:47:39

Watervliet man faces multiple charges after menacing ex-girlfriend, Saugerties police say

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> A 33-year-old Watervliet man was accused Saturday of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s apartment while wielding a wrench, forcing her into his vehicle and driving away, according to the Saugerties Police Department.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-04-21 20:01:47

4 taken to hospital after head-on car crash in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Four people were taken to the hospital after a head-on car crash. The crash took place on Route 146 in Clifton Park. Two cars struck head-on. Four people were taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries. Route 146 is closed in both directions between Vista Driv

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-04-21 00:47:25

Troy woman, man had crack cocaine in presence of teen, police say

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. >> A couple was arrested Friday after purchasing crack cocaine in the presence of a teenager, state police said.


A safe space to use drugs?

Clean-cut, bespectacled, wearing a crisp shirt, navy blue tie and neatly buttoned cardigan, he jumps into a large, unmarked van sitting at the far end of a dead-end lot in Albany. A chain link fence sags nearby, separating the stretch of pavement from a grassy lot polluted with litter, tires and lon

TIMES UNION - 2018-04-22 04:10:00

Four seriously injured in Rt. 146 crash

April 21, 2018 01:14 AMFour people were taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries after car crash on Route 146 in Clifton Park. Authorities said there were no fatalities as a result of the crash.It's unclear exactly what time it happened but Jonesville Fire crews were on scene blocking th

WNYT - 2018-04-21 00:00:00

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Stop Cop Killer’s Parole

Filed Under:Herman Bell,Local TVALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork)— A New York judge has dismissed a lawsuit police and their supporters hoped would block the parole of convicted New York City cop killerHerman Bell.State Supreme Court Justice Richard Koweek ruled Friday that the state Parole Board did not ac


Bicyclist hit by car on South Pearl Street

ALBANY - A man on a bicycle was hit by a car and injured Friday near the Times Union Center, police said. The man was pedaling on Beaver Street when he pedaled into the path of a car headed south on South Pearl Street at about 1:30 p.m., Officer Steve Smith said. The man was taken to Albany Medical


Schenectady aims to stop illegal paving

The city is redoubling its efforts to crack down on homeowners who illegally pave their yards, either in front or behind their residences. In many cases, the front area between the sidewalk and front of the residence is used as parking, often in neighborhoods with a cluster of tightly packed two-fam


Schenectady father accused of endangering disabled son

Wilkerson Photographer: Provided photo SCHENECTADY -- The father of a disabled 14-year-old has been charged in connection with the boy's accidental death, authorities said. Mansa C. Wilkerson, 44, of Florence Avenue, faces one count of first-degree endangering the welfare of an incompetent or physic


Police: Man arrested after trying to meet underage teen for sex

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Colonie Police Department arrested a man they say tried to meet a 13-year-old girl for sex. Steven Frazee, 56, of Castleton on the Hudson, N.Y., is accused of messaging undercover investigators from the Colonie Police Department thinking he was communicating with the tee


Schenectady man pleads guilty to stealing over 25 guns from Glenville store

A Schenectady man on Monday pleaded guilty to stealing guns from a Glenville firearms dealer, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Northern District of New York. Jose Fontanez, 36, of Schenectady, admitted that on Oct. 22, 2017, he and a co-conspirator broke into Target Sports in Glenville


Father accused of abusing 2-month-old baby

Police say the baby, who resides with his family, was admitted to Albany Medical Center on Monday with injuries consistent with being abused.


Schenectady woman lied about jury duty to get out of work, trooper say

The jury box. State Police said a local woman forged documents to make it appear she had jury duty in Schenectady County. (Spencer Weiner/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool, File)


Trial starts for man accused of fatal Troy stabbing

Cecelia Davenport, 31, described how as she entered the apartment at 115 Oakwood Ave. shortly after 5 p.m. July 11, Anthony M. "Mike" Rickett of Third Avenue pushed pass her to confront Leonard "G" Ellis in a bedroom.


Three People Arrested for iPhone Scam, According to Suffolk Authorities

Ramel Parker of Islip, 22, and two un-named minors, would sell unsuspecting victims iPhone boxes filled with rice, cops say. SCPD arrested Ramel Parker of Islip, 22, and two un-named minors, for am iPhone scam. Albany, NY - April 17, 2018 - Suffolk County Police today arrested three people on April


'Bonnie & Clyde' pair accused of robbing local gas stations

"The primary aggressor that came up to him and demanded money was a male, a black male it appears to be from the video. A second suspect who was also armed stood by the doorway pointing a gun at him, he believes that person is a female."


Poll: Cuomo maintains big lead over Nixon among NY Dems

April 17, 2018 09:32 AMALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new poll says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is maintaining a big lead over Cynthia Nixon among New York Democrats - though the "Sex and the City" actress is gaining slightly on the two-term incumbent.TheSiena College survey released Tuesdayfound that Cuomo l