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2 Columbia County residents charged with disclosing grand jury information

Two Columbia County residents face felony charges for intentionally disclosing confidential information they obtained while serving on a grand jury, according to state police. Stephanie H. Monseu, 49, of Hudson, and Wayne Coe, 56, of Chatham, were arrested Tuesday and charged with the felony of unla

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Car crashes into Schenectady school

Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a window on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a windo

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:13:58

Ulster task force makes 28 arrests on drug, weapon charges

Twenty-eight men and women have been arrested over a three-week span as the result of a multi-month series of investigations conducted by URGENT, Ulster County's task force to combat gang violence and drug trafficking, according to a joint press release from Ulster Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum and Ulste

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 17:25:17

Poughkeepsie fugitive had counterfeit credit cards, driver's licenses: Police

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Poughkeepsie woman wanted in the state of Georgia was charged with eight counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree after being stopped by state police in the Town of Wappinger. On Monday at approximately 2:50 p.m. state police sto

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 14:38:01

Arrest made in Colonie school threat

Bishop Photographer: provided photo COLONIE -- Police have charged Austin Bishop, 18, of Colonie, with making a terroristic threat, a felony, for allegedly threatening to return to school with a weapon after he was suspended on Tuesday, according to a police report. The alleged threat was overheard

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 14:55:32

DA: 28 Arrested During Hudson Valley Drug Sale Investigations

Twenty-one were arrested for allegedly selling drugs in the Hudson Valley. Many others are accused of possessing an assortment of drugs. Over the past three weeks members of URGENT, a countywide task force commissioned to combat gang violence and drug trafficking in Ulster County, concluded a multi-

HUDSONVALLEYPOST.COM - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Catskill railroad wants to revive freight shipments

KINGSTON - Management of the Catskill Mountain Railroad is asking Ulster County for permission to restart freight shipping on the rail line it leases from the county. In a press release Tuesday, the railroad said Williams Lumber has expressed interest in using the railway to bring in lumber products

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2018-03-21 16:23:51

Student arrested at Cohoes High School after alleged shooting threat

COHOES - Cohoes High School went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a student called 911 just before 2 p.m. to warn of an imminent shooting. The caller was identified by police and arrested at the high school, according to Cohoes Police Chief Bill Heslin. The teen - who, despite rumors, was not a

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-20 16:34:18

Nor'easter: Poughkeepsie predicted to get 4-6 inches; southern Dutchess to be hit hardest

A nor'easter anticipated to hit the mid-Hudson Valley this afternoon could impact the evening commute as southern Dutchess is predicted to be hit hardest by the snow. Snowfall is expected to start around midday, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. Poughkeepsie is expected to get 1-3

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-21 11:20:18

Lumber company wants to use Catskill Mountain Railroad

KINGSTON - The Catskill Mountain Railroad, which is currently used for tourist travel, could adopt a second use as a commercial freight carrier. The railroad, in the Kingston area, has received a request from Williams Lumber and Home Centers to allow it to ship 75 to 110 carloads of lumber per year

MID-HUDSON NEWS NETWORK - 2018-03-21 10:46:54

Snow alert: Up to 8 inches possible for Wednesday

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The first full day of spring on Wednesday could bring up to 8 inches of snow. That's according to Tom Wasula, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Albany. Spring is scheduled to start at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. But anyone who thought the change of seas


Third man charged in fatal July shootout

SCHENECTADY -- A third person has been charged in connection with a July gunfight in which at least 20 shots were fired and a man was killed. Marc Harris is accused of firing at Niam Dorvil, the man who police believe fired the shot that killed Jonny Olds, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert


Local man arrested for knifepoint abduction

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man is facing several charges after an alleged knifepoint abduction over the weekend. The Warren County Sheriff's Office says Miguel Medrano-Garcia got into an argument Saturday in Hudson Falls. Medrano-Garcia is then accused of driving a woman and her 3-year-old


Men facing drug, weapons charges after Thruway stop

Two New York City men are facing felony drug and weapons charges after being stopped on the Thruway Thursday night in Albany. State Police said troopers stopped a vehicle at about 10:45 p.m. Police searched the vehicle and found a loaded Smith and Wesson .40-caliber handgun, 189 grams of cocaine, 61


Albany man faces charges in wrong-way crash on I90

ALBANY -An Albany man faces charges including DWI and vehicular assault after he allegedly caused a head-on collision by driving the wrong way Saturday on I90 in Albany, State Police said Monday. Both drivers were taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital with serious injuries. Andrew M. Febbie, 21, d


Kingston students won't face discipline for leaving school during national walkout

KINGSTON - Kingston High School students who took an anti-gun violence protest outside the approved program last week will not face discipline, according to Superintendent Paul Padalino. About 1,800 Kingston students took part in the national student walkout Wednesday, and "a small percentage" took


Columbia County woman charged with pot possession

Here are five things you need to know about crime in Dutchess County. Video by Jordan Fenster/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit A Hudson woman was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony. On Saturday, state police from the Poughkeepsie off


Saratoga County sheriff announcing major drug bust Monday morning

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said Sunday his office will announce the breakup of a major drug trafficking organization that operated in the county on Monday. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors' building in Ballston Spa. Zurlo's office declined to give mor


Ulster Man Charged with Drug Possession

Photo: UCSO KINGSTON - Members of the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team (U.R.G.E.N.T.) report the arrest of an Ulster man for drug possession. On March 16, 2018 at about 7:30 p.m., members of URGENT and the Ulster County Sheriff's Office K9 Unit executed a search warrant of a residence


FBI seeking info following local child porn arrest

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Albany Field Office is looking for information following a child pornography arrest. The FBI says on March 1, 2018, James Brady was arrested and charged with receipt and distribution of child pornography. The agency is looking to iden