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Building manager pleads guilty to charges in fatal Schenectady fire

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A building inspector has pleaded guilty to charges against him for his role in a fire that killed four people almost two years ago. Jason Sacks was the man who was in charge of making sure the fire alarms worked in Jay Street apartment building in Schenectady. The buildi

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-01-19 20:24:08

Man charged in Schenectady machete attack

Ricky R. Carter Photographer: Provided SCHENECTADY - A city man used a machete to slash another man in the face in November, authorities said. Ricky R. Carter, 48, was arrested recently on one count of first-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, felonies. Carter is accused

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

Schenectady County sheriff: Inmate injures three corrections officers

A Schenectady County Jail inmate injured three corrections officers earlier this month, authorities said. James Spells, 41, faces three counts of second-degree assault, felonies. Spells is accused of fighting with Corrections Officers Jason Butterfield, Kristopher VanHoesen and Joseph Puglisi on Jan

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Man faces 2 years in state prison

JOHNSTOWN - A Gloversville man, found last fall with what police said was a "significant quantity of narcotics," is facing two years in prison following his recent guilty plea in Fulton County Court. James A. Dean, 41, of 71 Division St., pleaded guilty Jan. 12, before County Judge Louise K. Sira, t

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Cops: Sex offender tried to slip anklet

A registered sex offender who tried to free himself from a monitoring ankle bracelet was arrested for damaging it, according to state police at Oneonta, who turned him over to parole authorities. Alexander M. Rogers, 37, of Otego, was charged Jan. 17 with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, tr

DAILY STAR - 2018-01-20 01:05:55

Man charged in Schenectady Rite Aid robbery

Eric Leombruno Photographer: Schenectady Police Department SCHENECTADY - A man held up the State Street Rite Aid last week while armed with a knife, authorities said. Eric Leombruno, 30, homeless, faces one count each of first-degree robbery and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, felonies

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-19 08:00:00

State of Colonie: 'On solid ground'

Supervisor Paula Mahan gives her State of the Town address on Thursday, Jan. 18 (Photo by Jim Franco/Spotlight News) "But with a collaborative effort and a tremendous amount of hard work, we got the town out of a very deep financial hole," she told a small crowd at Town Hall. "Today, we are on solid

SPOTLIGHTNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 21:54:10

Communities warn of possible flooding

jamthreat.PNG Warmer weather in the next few days could lead to ice jams like one from earlier this week -- and that could lead to flooding. Glenville and Rotterdam both put out alerts Friday. Emergency Management in Schenectady County did issue a warning for flooding in low lying areas around the M

WRGB - 2018-01-19 20:03:24

State police release name of child who died in Oneida County house fire

YORKVILLE, N.Y. -- New York State Police have released the name of the 7-year-old girl who died in an Oneida County fire Thursday night, according to multiple media reports. Taylor Mishlanie died after being transported to St. Luke's Hospital and her mother, whose name has not been released, was tra

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 21:38:00

Verona man hospitalized after vehicle struck utility pole, overturned

Around 3:05 a.m. Friday, deputies responded to the intersection of Rock Road and Stooks Road in Verona for a report of an accident with unknown injuries. Deputies say 22-year-old Kyle Kegebein of Verona was driving a 1997 Jeep Wrangler northbound on Rock Road when he lost control of the vehicle d

WKTV - 2018-01-19 19:01:00

Man, 22, injured after losing control of Jeep

TOWN OF VERONA - A 22-year-old man was hospitalized after he lost control of his Jeep on an icy Rock Road early this morning, according to local law enforcement officials. Sheriff's deputies said Kyle G. Kegebein, of Verona, was northbound at about 3 a.m. when he lost control of his 1997 Jeep Wrang

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-01-20 00:00:00

Sylvan Beach woman reacts to threats of flooding

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A community is practically empty. That's because nearly a week after the flood, many of their homes are still uninhabitable. One neighbor, Diane Marks, has lived here for seven years, and says she had never seen anything like this. "It slowly was rising and rising, and it got u p to

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-01-19 23:40:32

Letter: Dems must embrace policy of 'rights and responsibilities'

I have a suggestion for the national Democratic Party in terms of what its "message" and campaign theme should be for the 2018 and 2020 elections because I believe that it is a "winning" message and campaign theme/slogan. Back in 1987, I heard Bill Clinton give a speech in which he said something th

ONEIDA DISPATCH - 2018-01-20 05:00:00

Former Syracuse football player Antonio Anderson loses home, belongings in fire

Syracuse, N.Y. -- In the week after he lost his apartment and nearly all of his family's belongings to a fire, after warning his neighbors and getting his son out safely, former Syracuse and Dallas Cowboys football player Antonio Anderson racked his brain for what he might have done differently. At

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-18 19:43:25

NY corruption trial: Feds say email trail lays out crime in Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A string of emails between two Syracuse executives and their lobbyist shows how bribes to a high-ranking member of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's staff got results, federal prosecutors say. Cor Development executives Steven Aiello and Joseph Gerardi go on trial next week on charges that they p

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 09:56:34

How a broken arm and a barking dog help save 88-year-old from icy flood waters

Sylvan Beach, N.Y. -- Joan Boardman was woken up about 2 a.m. Saturday by the furious barking of her Australian shepherd, Sabrina. "She was barking and barking, and then she started running up and down the room," recalled Boardman, 88. "We got up to see what she was doing, and we stepped in about a

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-19 20:08:45

Event to benefit families affected by fatal car crash

WATERLOO - In the wake of a tragic accident that left three Waterloo young people dead and three members of a Cedar Falls family injured, two area men are trying to find a way to help. Jay Wolfe of Traer and Dustin Newhoff of Waverly, like many in the Cedar Valley, were shocked and saddened by the f

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-01-19 19:15:00

Man arrested for stealing room nights

A former advertising executive has been accused of talking his way into staying at two Waverly hotels for 41 nights without paying. Waverly police arrested Daniel Allen Reid, 60, of Phoenix but also had an address in Hawkeye, on a charge of second-degree theft, a Class D felony. He was held in the B

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-19 17:45:00

Breaking News Independence Bulletin Journal

INDEPENDENCE - Buchanan County Indivisible is hosting another public forum at the Independence Public Library starting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22. The topic of conversation will be: "What Is Happening With Public Education In Our Communities?". Tammy Wawro, President of ISEA, and Jon Studer, ISEA

CEDAR VALLEY DAILY TIMES - 2018-01-20 06:00:00

Waterloo woman seeks to take back murder plea

WATERLOO - A Waterloo woman who pleaded to killing her boyfriend in 2013 wants to take back her plea and go to trial. Keisha Leshea Magee, 44, is currently serving a 50-year prison sentence after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old John Ladell Bass. On Tuesday, Magee

WATERLOO CEDAR-FALLS COURIER - 2018-01-19 08:00:00