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Supreme Court rules on civil forfeiture, Washington County reacts

Concerns about civil forfeiture have been raised so widely they were even aired in Washington County, but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday on a case that might limit the practice.


New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Zombie Deer Disease In New York State

There is a disease spreading through deer that makes them zombie like and emaciated. It has affected deer in twenty four states including New York. It's official name is Chronic Wasting Disease but it is also called zombie deer disease. It is an illness that has been found in deer across twenty four


Queensbury crack sale leads to felony plea

QUEENSBURY -- A New York City woman who was arrested last October for her role in a crack cocaine sale ring in Queensbury has pleaded guilty to a felony charge. Elena S. Boistean, 29, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court to criminal possession of a controlled substance for her arrest last fall by t


Dominant first half leads Cambridge over Cougars

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — A pair of early baskets from Canajoharie junior Monica Hartlieb and lead in the first minute gave the Cougars some hope that they could hang with the heavily-favored, No. 1 seed Cambridge girls basketball team Saturday in a Class C Round of 16 sectional game.


Balanced attack leads Eagles past L&G

ARLINGTON — The Arlington boys basketball team had three players in double figures as they topped Leland & Gray on Tuesday night, 51-34. Jack Lane led all scorers with 17, followed by Matthew Ritchie's 11 and Kolby Wilkins with 10.


Gansevoort home damaged by fire

NORTHUMBERLAND — A home on Colebrook Road was damaged early Tuesday by a fire that apparently began with an effort to thaw pipes, officials said. The blaze at 563 Colebrook was reported around 8:30 a.m. The homeowner was able to put the fire out himself after a heater that was being used to thaw pip


Troopers: Saratoga Springs man tosses drug pipe, charged with felony

TOWN OF BALLSTON - A passenger in a traffic stop tried to discard a pipe with drug residue during a traffic stop Friday and has been charged with a felony as a result, state police said.


SUNY Cortland Sophomore Crowned NY State Dairy Queen

A SUNY Cortland Sophomore was crowned last night (February 19) as the 2019-2020 New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala from Lewis County was crowned the new Dairy Princess at the 56th Annual Pageant at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool.


Roundup: Cambridge, Lake George, Greenwich all move on

Other stats: Rebello (Canjo) 5 rebounds. McLenithan (Cam) 10 rebounds. S. Phillips (Cam) 6 rebounds, 7 assists. Notes: Lilly Phillips scored 27 points and Sophie Phillips added 22 to help Cambridge advance to the quarterfinal round. McKayla McLenithan added 5 points and 10 rebounds.


Religious and Secular Leaders Call For New York State Budget Reform

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A "New Hope" Budget and Fair Election forum was held at the Catholic Charities of Broome County on Wednesday afternoon to address the underfunding of human services and education across New York State.


Agri-Mark chairman: Farm Bill offers respite for dairy farmers

CAMBRIDGE — Washington County dairy farmer Neal Rea, who has been heading the efforts of the 895-member dairy cooperative Agri-Mark Inc. for nearly a quarter of a century, said that the compensation dairy farmers receive is less than what it costs to produce milk.


Sheriff's Office: Underage drinking stings leaves 12 businesses cited

SARATOGA COUNTY, NY (WRGB) - The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office say they have ticketed 12 employees after a 2 day underage drinking sting was conducted in Saratoga County. Over 80 retails stores were checked, 12 are accused of selling alcohol to someone under 21 years of age.


A new dairy ambassador has been chosen for New York State

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A young lady from Delaware County has been chosen as one of 3 ambassadors for the dairy industry in New York State. Morgan Hungerford, Delaware County's Dairy Princess, was named the 2nd alternate for the state at a pageant held last night in Syracuse.


Upstate lawmaker wants to know economic impact of separating New York City and surrounding counties from state

An upstate lawmaker wants to know if it makes cents to split New York in two. State Sen. Daphne Jordan (R-Halfmoon) introduced a bill last week that would create a panel within the state controller's office to study the economic impact of upstate New York severing ties with the city and surrounding


Would You Pay 20 Dollars to Valet Park at New York State Fair

"Hell yeah" was my answer to the question, "would you pay $20 to valet park at the 2019 New York State Fair?" I was even more excited to find out you could do it for $12.50. In announcing their annual "Half Way to the Fair" sale, the fair unveiled a new valet parking option this year.


Felon wants trial in latest drug case

QUEENSBURY -- A Queensbury man who has two prior felony convictions for drug activity does not want a third. Antonio L. "Tony" Magee, 37, faces two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance after a multi-agency investigation that led to his arrest twice late last year.


Senator Chuck Schumer: "I Will Not Rest Until I Get EPA Moving Quickly"

Senator Chuck Schumer says the EPA sent him a letter, stating their intention to set a drinking water standards for PFOS and PFAS. But intention Schumer says is one thing, and action is another.


Southern Vermont College accreditation in jeopardy

Yet another small Vermont liberal arts college is in dire straits. The New England Commission of Higher Education is asking Southern Vermont College to make its case for keeping its accreditation. The commission, which serves as the federally recognized regional accreditor for the six-state region,