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Upstate NY drug company fined $20M; ex-CEO indicted over opioids

A drug distributor in Upstate New York has been fined $20 million and its former head has been indicted over opioids. The Associated Press reports an indictment unsealed Tuesday reveals the Rochester Drug Co-Operative (RDC) and its ex-CEO Laurence Doud III have been charged over allegations the comp


Heavy, gusty thunderstorms to rumble from New York state to Kentucky

While a severe weather outbreak is not expected, heavy, gusty thunderstorms will stretch from the eastern Great Lakes to the western slopes of the central Appalachians and part of the Ohio Valley into Tuesday evening.


Warren, Washington County waterways go over their banks

The upper Hudson and Schroon rivers are experiencing some flooding Sunday thanks to heavy rainfalls and snow melt making its way from the Adirondack High Peaks. The Hudson River in North Creek, Hadley and Fort Edward is in minor flooding stage Sunday, according to the National Weather Service in Alb


Police make arrest in 2015 Troy homicide case

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Troy Police Department arrested a man in connection with the homicide of 19-year-old Aziarh Carter in August 2015. Police say patrol officers in the area that night heard gunshots and when officers arrived on the scene, a vehicle fled and officers gave chase.


Cambridge HS says student can't attend prom

CAMBRIDGE - A 16-year-old girl from Cambridge is being told she can't go to prom with her boyfriend. Jaclyn Ciampi transferred to Cambridge High School as a part time student a few weeks ago. She takes several classes and studies with a tutor four times a week. She said her guidance counselor told s


Child missing in Saratoga County

A boy from Saratoga County is missing. Investigators say 9-year-old Joseph Cohen has autism and may be in need of medical attention. He was last seen running into the woods on Jockey Street. around 3 p.m. Monday.


Multiple fire departments responding to structure fire in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE — Multiple fire departments from across Warren County are enroute to a reported fully involved structure fire on Konci Terrace in Lake George. It is unclear what is on fire from early reports.


Silvernell named Cambrdige school superintendent.

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — A Saratoga Springs City Schools official has been named superintendent of Cambridge Central Schools. Douglas Silvernell, assistant superintendent for 21st century teaching and learning in Saratoga, is scheduled to succeed current Superintendent Vince Canini, effective July 1, at sa


Washington County Deeds April 8 to April 12

Adrian McGowan Ronald Baker Lick Spring Road, Greenwich $202,500 4/8. Michael Ball William Hastings Kingsbury $53,000 4/8. John Weber Raymond Perry East Street, Fort Edward $35,000 4/8.


Three Vermont towns hit in string of early-morning burglaries

Vermont State Police are investigating a half-dozen early-morning burglaries in three Vermont towns that troopers say are likely related. Four businesses along Route 100 in Pittsfield -- the Swiss Farm Market, the Original General Store, the CV Oil Company and Colton Enterprises -- were broken into


Sheriff: Schaghticoke man steals UTV

EASTON - A Schaghticoke man was arrested last Monday for allegedly stealing a utility task vehicle from Easton, Washington County Sheriff's Office said. Gregory M. Scott, 24, of Scott Road, was allegedly in possession of the stolen 2000 Kawasaki Mule UTV, which deputies said they recovered from his


With 2 kids in the car on Easter Sunday, Brooklyn, N.Y., man led police on 120 mph chase on I-78, cops say

A Brooklyn, N.Y., man hit speeds of 120 mph with two unrestrained kids in the car while trying to flee from a state trooper on Interstate 78 Easter Sunday in Salisbury Township.


Cuomo explains why he hasn’t spoken to transit chief in months

ALBANY– Gov. Andrew Cuomo insists the reason he hasn’t talked in months to subways chief Andy Byford is because he deals with higher-ups, not a “division chief.”. “Why haven’t I spoken to the New York City Transit head since January? I was in Albany negotiating the budget, doing the total reorganiza


NYS to build new basketball court, splash pad at park near I-81 under grid plan

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The state Department of Transportation will fund a series of upgrades at Wilson Park to offset the disruption caused by tearing down Interstate 81, according to a recently released report.


Police ID toddler who drowned in White River

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Vermont authorities have released the name and cause of death of the toddler who died after being swept into the White River Friday. It happened around 1 p.m. off Route 110 in Chelsea. Police say Paislee Champney, 2, wandered away from an adult, getting too close to the river


Man charged with theft of four-wheeler

EASTON — A Schaghticoke man was arrested last week for allegedly stealing an all-terrain vehicle and giving it to another person, police said. Gregory M. Scott, 24, allegedly took the 2000 Kawasaki Mule, which was being stored at a repair shop he operates, and gave it to another person, according to


State leaders hail $110M upgrades set for NY parks system

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The recently approved state budget has $110 million for New York state’s parks system, including millions for a new park to be built in Brooklyn. Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who lead the Legislature — Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie and Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stew


10-year-old gets pierced with a used needle

WYNANTSKILL, N.Y.(NEWS10) - What started off as lending a helping hand quickly turned into a scary situation. Over the weekend a 10-year-old boy in Wynantskill was helping his family clean their yard. He came across a bag of used needles, and when he picked it up a needle pierced his leg.


Cuomo says felons shouldn’t be allowed to vote while incarcerated

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday he does not believe felons should be allowed to vote while incarcerated, disagreeing with Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who told a town hall that he thinks everyone should have a right to cast a ballot — even the Boston Marathon bomber.


1919: Women rule in Cleveland, N.Y. and they got right to work

In the spring of 1918, the women of New York State were finally given the right to vote. While this was a significant event for every adult female in the state, the women of one small Oswego County village decided to take it one step farther.