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Man charged after 2017 raid now charged in drug death

Police work at 16 Cherry St. on Feb. 10, 2017, after a drug raid in which Steven M. Boice was arrested. Photographer: Erica Miller/Daily Gazette Photographer ALBANY -- An accused drug dealer who was arrested last year is now accused of providing drugs that caused a fatal overdose, federal prosecutor

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 21:31:24

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

Troy man facing drug charges after head-on crash

TROY -- A man is facing marijuana possession charged after a head-on crash that sent people to the hospital. Troy police say an officer saw a speeding car pass him on Sixth Avenue, and radioed to other officers for help locating it. The car was eventually found, on Second Avenue, heavily damaged aft

WRGB - 2018-03-21 22:27:38

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

Conflicting accounts in trial of Pittsfield man accused of child rape

PITTSFIELD - Christopher Root's inappropriate behavior with a 15-year-old girl boiled over into multiple sexual assaults in the summer and fall of 2014, prosecutors told a jury on Tuesday. But Root's attorney said the girl made up the story of sexual assault. "This simply didn't happen," Joshua Hoc

BERKSHIRE EAGLE - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Troy police say over 300 grams of marijuana were in vehicle

TROY, N.Y. >> An accident involving multiple vehicles in North Troy on Tuesday night led to a passenger being arrested for possessing more than 300 grams of marijuana, police said. In a Wednesday afternoon news release, Assistant Troy Police Chief Dan DeWolf said the incident started at around 6:10

TROY RECORD - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Law to charge drug dealers with homicide passes NY Senate for fifth time

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - According to the CDC, more than 42,000 people died of opioid drug overdoses in 2016. While current law makes it difficult to hold dealers responsible in New York, that could change under a bill passed by the New York Senate on Wednesday. It's still tough for Tim Murdick to lo

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-22 03:20:41

Jamaican man sentenced in connection with area's largest drug bust

A Jamaican man involved in the largest drug bust in Capital Region history will serve more than 15 years in federal prison. Oniel McKenzie, 33, of Brooklyn, was found guilty in October after a three-day trial. Authorities said McKenzie had more than 132 pounds of cocaine and over 220 pounds of marij

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-22 14:30:06

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


Police investigate possible shots fired in Schenectady

ROTTERDAM -- An incident that involved speeding cars and possibly gunshots Monday morning in Schenectady apparently ended with a crash in Rotterdam, police said. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, and Schenectady police had also yet to confirm if there had been gunshots. No arres


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


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


'Sex and City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor of N.Y.

ALBANY, N.Y. - Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon is running for New York governor. After flirting with a run for months, Nixon tweeted yesterday that she will challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York's Democratic primary in September. It sets up a longshot bid pitting an openly gay libera


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


Police Rescue Suicidal Child in New Lebanon

According to police reports, Troopers were dispatched to Darrow Road, New Lebanon for a call that the child was suicidal. They quickly arrived and began to talk to the minor. However, the State Police say the increasing number of emergency personnel and vehicles made the child more upset. Troopers


Possible nor'easter expected to miss region but could mean some snow: Weather Service

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A possible nor'easter on Wednesday would likely miss the mid-Hudson Valley but could result in some snow, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit A coastal storm is moving east and could develop into


Dope for dogs: N.Y. lawmaker pushing medical marijuana for pets

ALBANY, N.Y. - Will New Yorkers soon be able to provide pot for their Yorkies? Assemblywoman Amy Paulin, D-Scarsdale, Westchester County, introduced legislation Thursday that would change state law to allow veterinarians to prescribe medical marijuana to animals. "Medical marijuana has helped countl


Philmont man accused of distributing Child Pornography

Philmont man arrested on federal child pornography charges NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Robert C. GregoryTroop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Philmont, New York - On March 1, 2018, the New York State Police in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested James Brady, age 68, of Philmont,