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Family forced from their home following demolition
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Years after a fire burned down the building next door, the city of Albany is deeming a family's home unsafe. And the family had to get out in a matter of hours. The city of Albany was demolishing a house damaged by a fire 18 years ago, when crews noticed a wall it shared with
Man found dead after falling into Mohawk River
ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Authorities located the body of a man in the Mohawk River in Schenectady County. He's been identified as 55 year old Kevin Straut from Glenville. Rotterdam police said they received a call from Glenville Police Department to assist in the search of a missing man. Straut's
Cambridge-Salem sails past Helderberg Valley
The Indians (8-0), ranked No. 1 in the state, advances to face Hoosick Falls (7-1) in the semifinals of the Section II Football Tournament next weekend at a site and time to be determined.
North Granville home heavily damaged by fire
At least eight fire departments from Washington and Warren counties were called out, and many remained on the scene as of 5 a.m. APost-Starstaff member who went to the scene found the fire out and home cordoned off with yellow tape, but no information available as to who was injured or what caused t
UPDATED: One dead in Granville fire
GRANVILLE — A 58-year-old woman died early Saturday when fire heavily damaged her home on Route 22, officials said.Relatives said Kimberly A. Collins died from apparent smoke inhalation during the fire that heavily damaged the home where she lived with her father.Her father, Frederick Collins, said
Fifteen people arrested on welfare fraud charges in Fulton County
A DSS news release indicated that after ongoing investigations by the unit, 15 were charged for alleged welfare fraud totaling $9,920 in unentitled benefits. The arrests were made during the time period of July 1 through Oct. 15. All program disqualifications are for a minimum of six months, the rel
One dead after early morning fire
NORTH GRANVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York State Police are investigating a fatal fire in North Granville early Saturday morning. Reports of a structure fire came in shortly after 1:00 a.m. Troopers entered the residence and attempted to locate and rescue a victim trapped in the building. However
Cambridge dedicates highway sign to late police chief
People applaud as members of the Cambridge-Greenwich Police Department unveil a sign dedicating the Cambridge village portion of state Route 22 to the memory of the village’s late police chief, George Bell. The crowd Wednesday morning included Cambridge village Mayor Carmen Bogle (center, woman in b
Pownal man critically injured after police-involved shooting
They said troopers responded to a home on Short Drive in Pownal at 9:45 p.m. after a family member called to report Bernard Rougeau, 48, was drunk and had intentionally cut himself.
Lake George man sentenced to up to 6 years in prison
QUEENSBURY — A former local car dealer who has faced a host of fraud-related charges in recent years has been sentenced o 2 to 6 years in state prison for violating felony probation when arrested three times in recent months.Michael J. Vittengl, 61, of Lake George, agreed earlier this month to accep
Man arrested in forcible touching, robbery incident
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Devon Sosa, 28, of Albany, was arrested in connection with an incident in which a woman was unwillingly touched and had her cell phone stolen on Dove Street. Police say at around 9 a.m. on October 13, Sosa approached a woman who was walking on Dove Street near Hudson Avenue a
Police believe Wilton motel victim died of gunshot wound
State Police are reporting a suspicious death on Wednesday at Crest Inn Suites & Cottages in Wilton. The location is also the business address for Prestige Limousine service which was involved in Saturday's fatal crash in Schoharie, that killed 20 people owned by Shahed Hussain.Hans Pennink, Associa
Vermont State Police Officer shoots man in Pownal
October 19, 2018 08:10 AMA Vermont state police officer shot a man in Pownal Thursday night. Troopers say they responded to a house at 52 Short Drive for a 9:22 pm 911 call about a drunk man cutting himself. Around 10:40 pm, they say the man emerged from the woods behind the house with a shotgun. T
Investigation underway following officer-involved shooting in Pownal Thursday night
Vermont State PoliceThe Vermont State Police is identifying Trooper Thomas Sandberg as the trooper who discharged his firearm during the encounter with Mr Bernard Rougeau Thursday night. Trooper Sandberg, 23, was hired by the Vermont State Police in July 2017, and he was assigned to the Shaftsbury B
Fatal accident closes Hoosick Road in Brunswick
BRUNSWICK, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Crews are on scene of a fatal accident in Brunswick. The accident took place on Hoosick Road in front of the Center Brunswick Firehouse. The road is closed in both directions between Route 278 and Grange Road, according to police.
Police identify person found dead in Wilton motel
WILTON -- State Police have identified the person found dead in the Crest Inn and Suites in Wilton on Oct. 10 as Michael Komacki, 61. Komacki was residing at the motel. State Police are still investigating the circumstances of Komacki's death, but say they have ruled out any connection between his d
Lady Bills roll past Salem-Cambridge
With her three goals, Ringer set a new single-season school record for Johnstown. Ringer, a sophomore, now has 41 goals this season, eclipsing the old mark of 39 set by Ashley Dona in 2012.
Man headed to prison for car vandalism
Anthony J. Genier, 27, repeatedly kicked a vehicle at a home in Kingsbury, resulting in hundreds of dollars in damage and a guilty plea to felony criminal mischief.
NYSP investigating suspicious death in Wilton
WILTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police say they are investigating a suspicious death at the Crest Inn and Suites on Route 9 in the town of Wilton. Police say they were called after a report of an unattended death. The person has been identified as Michael Komacki, 61, who was residing at the
Woman headed to prison in Queensbury drug case
QUEENSBURY — A Whitehall woman who sold opioid prescription painkillers during a police investigation was sentenced Wednesday to 3.5 years in state prison.Tammy L. Miller, also known as Tammy Yarter, pleaded guilty to felony criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with her arrest in Qu