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State Police: Cobleskill woman accused of hosting underage party

COBLESKILL, NY (WRGB) State Police say they have arrested a 53 year old Cobleskill woman, accused of hosting an underage party.


High speed chase ends with officers saving infant’s life on side of Amsterdam road

“I thought the worst of the worst when I heard this, because I heard screaming on the radios,” said Police Chief Gregory Culick.

WRGB - 2018-08-17 17:35:50

Police: Mother wrapped dead baby in plastic bags, hid him behind home

In documents filed in City Court, police accuse the 38-year-old woman of being too incapacitated by heroin to care for the baby during his final days. Police have not said when the boy died but court documents say the drug use occurred between July 17, the last day police and relatives say the baby


Police: Glenville woman accused of taking thousands from youth football league

GLENVILLE, NY (WRGB) Police have arrested a 45 year old Glenville woman, accused of using football league funds for personal use.

WRGB - 2018-08-17 15:37:27

Man involved in Schenectady standoff may not face jail time

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WRGB) - The man who barricaded himself inside his home during a six-hour standoff with police might not face any time behind bars.CBS6’s media partners at The Daily Gazette report that a tentative agreement between Schenectady County prosecutors and Daniel Keary's attorney would r

WRGB - 2018-08-17 22:12:27

Man found guilty of sexual abuse

Robert J. Velett, 44, of 22 E Fulton St., was found guilty by a jury of first-degree sexual abuse, a Class D violent felony; and endangering the welfare of a child, a Class A misdemeanor.

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

Troopers: Amsterdam councilman paid women to dance, show off breasts

Sworn depositions given by three people accuse Fourth Ward Alderman Rodney Wojnar of hiring two different women, at various times, to perform strip dances for him before allowing him to touch their breasts and then allowing him to punch them repeatedly in the stomach.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Teen seriously injured in crash on Charlton Road in Glenville

GLENVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A 17-year-old male teen was seriously injured in a crash on Charlton Road in Glenville Friday night, police say.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-08-18 10:05:22

Mom allegedly wrapped dead infant in plastic, hid body in hole in Schenectady

Heaven Puleski was too high on heroin to care for her son, Rayen, and when he eventually died, she wrapped his body in a plastic bag and left the remains in a hole behind their home, police said,according to the Times Union in Albany.


Update: Goldstock's permanently closed

A view of Goldstock's Sporting Goods store on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Glenville, N.Y. The store has been closed by the owners. (Paul Buckowski/Times Union)

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-17 17:44:57

OFD: Cigarette  led to house fire

The fire was extinguished in about an hour by fire departments from Oneonta, Worcester, Franklin, Sidney and Otego. New York State Electric and Gas restored power to several streets after flames burned through wires and blew a transformer.


Victim of Sunday’s fire succumbs to her injuries

The Gloversville Fire Department today reported in a news release, Bonnie Bunn, 70, formerly of 105 N. Arlington Ave., died Monday evening at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, where she was being treated for severe burns.


Police: Mom arrested after dead baby found in hole behind home

Heaven Puleski. (Courtesy of Schenectady PD via WFLA)Schenectady, N.Y. (AP/WFLA) - Police in upstate New York have charged the mother of a missing baby with multiple felonies after the remains of a child were found wrapped in a plastic bag near her home.Schenectady, New York police say Heaven Pulesk

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-16 19:51:00

Grove Street to  close for paving

The city of Oneonta with its contractor, Cobleskill Stone, will be paving Grove Street on Friday between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The street will be closed to traffic during paving operations.

DAILY STAR - 2018-08-16 23:58:05

Bail reduced for man facing sex trafficking charge

James L. Williams, 35, of 260 North Pearl St. Apt. 6A, Albany, appeared Thursday afternoon before Amsterdam City Court Judge Lisa Lorman. Williams was charged last month with sex trafficking, a Class B felony.


Schenectady Police arrest mother of missing 4-month-old

Schenectady, N.Y. (WRGB) Schenectady Police announced the arrest of Heaven Puleski after being interviewed by multiple law enforcement agencies Tuesday night.Police tell us Puleski was arrested and charged with the following:Tampering with Physical Evidence (Class E Felony)Concealment of a Human Cor


Cooperstown grad Lucy Ford ready for next chapter 

The list of accomplishments on the track runs long for Hartwick native Lucy Ford.Ford graduated from Cooperstown Central School in 2014 after winning a state title in the high jump during the 2013 season, setting the school record in the event by jumping 5-feet, 5-inches.She went on to compete at th


Chinese chain Mr. Hui’s opens in Schenectady

The sixth location of a Nebraska-based chain called Mr. Hui’s has opened at 2035 State St. in Schenectady, a building that previously housed Food Cuisine Asian Bistro, Mr. Ginger and Dolce Vita Ristorante.


Police: Rotterdam man accused of raping teen

ROTTERDAM, NY (WRGB) Rotterdam Police have arrested a 35 year old man accused of rape involving a teen.Police say Gary Cherny, Jr. was charged after investigators say he had sexual intercourse with an unwilling 14 year old girl.Cherny was charged with rape first degree and rape second degree.He was


Goldstock’s Sporting Goods in Scotia closed ‘until further notice’

Goldstock’s Sporting Goods, an independent retailer in Scotia selling sporting equipment and gear, is closed, according to their Facebook page.