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Police: Investigation continues in Tuesday Schenectady rollover

SCHENECTADY - A police investigation into a Tuesday rollover crash in Schenectady continued Thursday and no tickets have been issued, police said. The one-vehicle crash happened at 3:20 p.m. on Sanford Street, near Albany Street. The SUV hit a utility pole and rolled onto its side.


Agresta elected Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce Chair

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Ahead of its 101st annual dinner next week, the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce announced that Theresa Agresta has been elected the 2019 Chair of the Board of Directors.


Police: Burnt Hills bus monitor to students - 'I give up. I'm just going to shoot you'

GLENVILLE -- A substitute Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake bus monitor is facing child endangerment charges after he threatened to shoot four students on a district elementary school bus Wednesday, police said.


Police blotter: Jan. 16

Warrant: Rashad L. Edwards, 34, of Troy, was arrested at 9:28 a.m., Jan. 14 on an outstanding warrant. Assault: Randy D. Garhartt, 30, Troy, was arrested at 9:55 a.m., Jan. 14 and charged with third-degree assault, and fourth-degree criminal mischief.


Suspect has unlikely story of how 11-year-old had his baby

A 33-year-old man accused of raping and impregnating an 11-year-old girl claims it was all the work of a piece of cloth. Robert Cronin of Niskayuna, N.Y., pleaded not guilty to predatory sexual assault against a child on Wednesday—the same day he told WTEN‘s Anya Tucker that the girl became pregnant


NY governor wants to limit pre-employment credit checks

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to prohibit pre-employment credit checks for most jobs. The Democrat's proposal would prevent employers from requiring credit checks of as a hiring requirement. Cuomo announced the measure Tuesday.


Albany family to sue city after loss of their home

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Graham family has officially filed a notice of claim with the city of Albany after the family says the city destroyed their home while tearing down an adjoining building.


Shen wrestling bests Columbia again for Section 2 dual title

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – It has become an annual event for the top four wrestling teams in Section 2, a night where the top teams meet, compete and are rewarded with more sacrifices during the winter season as they prepare for the post-season.


Accused Irish child predator arrested in Guilderland

GUILDERLAND -- A fugitive facing more than 300 sex offense charges in Ireland related to two child victims has been arrested in Guilderland, authorities said. Raymond Donlon, age not available, most recently of Western Avenue, was arrested this week by Homeland Security, with assistance from Guilder


Government shutdown delays new craft beers

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The partial government shutdown is delaying new and seasonal craft beers. The federal agency that regulates alcohol production and distribution is closed, so craft breweries can't get the permits needed to release new products.


New York Man Accused Of Raping 11-Year-Old Claims Girl Got Pregnant From His Clothing

An upstate New York man accused of raping an 11-year-old girl who recently gave birth reportedly acknowledges he’s the father but claims she was impregnated by an article of his clothing.


Albany Police looking to ID man in connection to October burglary

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) Albany Police are looking to identify a man in connection to a burglary investigation. Police say the incident occurred back in October of 2018 on North Pearl Street in the City of Albany.


Ireland man wanted on hundreds of sex offense charges nabbed in Guilderland

GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (WRGB) - A man who has been on the run from the law in Ireland for more than five years on hundreds of child sex abuse charges has been nabbed in Guilderland, according to our partners at The Daily Gazette.


New smoke detector law in New York State

UTICA, N.Y. - This year a new law is taking effect in New York State aimed at increasing your odds of escaping during a fire. If you've been tempted to take out the batteries of your smoke detector, this new law will prevent you from doing that.


BH-BL substitute school bus monitor accused of threatening kids

GLENVILLE, N.Y. (WRGB) - John Jankowy was arraigned in Glenville town court on Wednesday, charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Police say the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake substitute school bus monitor threatened several students on a Pashley Elementary School bus, saying he would shoot them


Capital Region man accused of impregnating child speaks out

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (WRGB) - Sitting in a classroom inside Schenectady County Jail, inmate Robert Cronin says an 11 year old child gave birth to his baby. "When I found out, everything around me just collapsed because I knew what this would lead to," Cronin said.


Gymboree closing all stores: See list of Upstate NY locations

Gymboree is closing all of its stores after filing for bankruptcy a second time. The Washington Post reports Gymboree Group Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Wednesday, less than two years after going bankrupt in June 201


Rotterdam rape case to be featured on Investigative Discovery channel

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local 2013 rape case will be mentioned on Investigative Discovery's In Pursuit show hosted by John Walsh Wednesday night. The show will mention Michael Hawkins, known as "Zombie Mike", who is accused of raping a person incapable of consent from two separate incidents, on


Schenectady Police asking for help locating missing 13-year-old girl

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Schenectady Police Department is asking for help from the public locating a missing 13-year-old girl who was last seen on Monday. Police say Indera Morgan, 13, was last seen in the Hamilton Hill area on Monday January 14 around 4:30 p.m.


Months after deadly NY crash, NTSB has yet to inspect limo

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - More than three months after 20 people died in a stretch limousine crash in rural upstate New York, federal safety investigators have yet to get their hands on the most crucial piece of evidence: the wrecked vehicle itself.