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Clifton Park hit-and-run victim released from hospital
CLIFTON PARK -- Michael Novenche, 21, is recovering at home, after an Octoberhit-and-runcrash put him in the intensive care unit at Albany Medical Center.
Troopers: Pair stopped in Clifton Park transported cocaine with 6-year-old in car
Troopers stopped the car at about 4:50 p.m. on Interstate 87 northbound in Clifton Park, near the Grooms Road exit. The car was occupied by Amber Carter, 31, and Vasco Hale, 37, of South Glens Falls. Troopers also identified them as from Hudson Falls.
NY State Holiday Tree cut down
LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York has its official holiday trees thanks to two local families.A 35-year-old Blue Spruce on Theresa Street in Latham was cut down and will be placed on the Empire State Plaza.The tree was donated by the Pfeifer family.Crews spent Tuesday morning cutting down the tree. I
South Glens Falls couple jailed in drug case
Vasco D. Hale Jr., 42, and Amber Carter, 31, also of South Glens Falls, were arrested after a traffic stop on the Northway in Clifton Park led to the seizure of cocaine, according to State Police. Each faces two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, police said in a news re
Former Troy cops sentenced for entering residence without warrant
TROY, N.Y. — A pair of retired Troy Police officers were sentenced Tuesday afternoon in Rensselaer County Court, nearly a month after pleading guilty to official misconduct stemming from entering a home at 112 Oakwood Avenue sans a warrant and falsifying an incident report.
Police blotter: Nov. 13
Drunken driving:Shayna M. Valet, 24, of Troy, was arrested at 9:10 p.m., Nov. 9, in the Town of Poestenkill and charged with one count of misdemeanor DWI, one count of misdemeanor first-degree operating a motor vehicle impaired by drugs and one traffic infraction.
Handwritten late-tax notes motivate scofflaws in New York city
The idea stemmed from an experiment on late-tax payments, in which the city of Syracuse partnered with researchers at Syracuse University. City officials wrote and signed thousands of notes by hand, rather than sending standard legal letters demanding payment.
Schenectady police warn of consumer scam
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Schenectady police are warning about a consumer scam where calls are being made by people identifying themselves as Schenectady police officers.Police say the callers claim they are collecting money for police equipment and are requesting credit card information for paymen
NY state kicking in $1.5B-plus for getting Amazon HQ
The company made its long-awaited announcement Tuesday, saying it will hire at least 25,000 workers at a new campus in the city.
Revised plan submitted for Clifton Park apartment project
The amended plans, submitted to the town in October, call for luxury housing in two, four-story buildings, with a covered parking garage, rooftop terraces and a public pocket park.
Sonic opening new location in Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Trinity Realty Group announced a new Sonic Drive-In is coming to Albany.According to TRG, Sonic will open at 351 Southern Boulevard in the spring.The fast-food chain will be one of the stores coming to the Mount Hope Commons.
Brawl caught on camera inside Crossgates Mall
GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (WRGB) - "They ran! That's why you saw a lot of empty tables but you saw the food on top of the tables. They were fearing for their life, you know, maybe they were going to take out a weapon or a gun or something," said Michelle Esparza. Esparza says she recorded video of the fight
Winter arrives early in Saratoga County
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y – Old Man Winter hit the area Tuesday with the season’s first significant snowfall, including up to five inches of heavy wet slush that downed trees and power lines in northern Saratoga County’s Sacandaga region.
Police: Glens Falls man jailed for threat toward woman
Christopher W. Holcomb, 24, was charged with felony criminal contempt and aggravated family offense and misdemeanor aggravated harassment for an alleged phone threat made to the victim on Oct. 13, according to Glens Falls Police.
Police: Hudson Falls man drove drugged with child
Jason E. Geraghty, 39, was arrested after State Police encountered him at the Exit 9 rest area in Clifton Park just before 1 p.m. on Saturday, according to the State Police public information website.
Tennessee nursery fined for shipping infested hemlocks to NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental regulators have fined a Tennessee wholesale nursery $2,500 for shipping hemlock tree seedlings infested with a destructive invasive species to customers in upstate New York.
Archaeology project planned for battlefield
STILLWATER, N.Y. — Veterans who fought in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan will join forces next spring for an archaeological project where the Second Battle of Saratoga was fought on Oct. 7, 1777.
NY taxpayers to pay $48,000 per Amazon HQ job
The Seattle-based company made its long-awaited announcement Tuesday, saying Long Island City and Alexandria, Virginia, will each get 25,000 jobs. The online retailer also said it will open an operations hub in Nashville, creating 5,000 jobs.
Dog owner pleads for the life of her pet
TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local dog owner pleading for her day in court before the city orders her beloved pet to be put down. In the meantime, Luna has been held at the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society for the last couple of weeks, but a city attorney told the owners they're going to give the Humane Soci
Episcopal bishop in Albany, William Love, bans gay unions on his turf
ALBANY — An Episcopal bishop in Albany has issued a directive banning same-sex marriages in his diocese, saying the church has been "hijacked by the 'Gay Rights Agenda.'"The Rev. William Love said in a pastoral letter that Scripture describes same-sex relationships as "sinful." He also said that "Sa