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After DWI arrest, Delaware County man accused of threatening troopers
Thomas G. Harris, 26, of Unadilla, was arrested Sunday just after 5:30 p.m., following a traffic stop on State Highway 357 in the Town of Sidney. Troopers said he was speeding at 101 miles per hour and his reportable blood alcohol content was 0.20 percent — more than twice the legal limit.
Sheriff: Man fled crash, revealing stolen truck
A Davenport man was arrested Monday by the Delaware County Sheriff's Office on charges of stealing a truck earlier this year.Eric Rossman, 39, fled the scene of an accident in Delhi, according to police, and he was later located by deputies at his home in Davenport with the help of the Delhi Police
Earlville man arrested for welfare fraud
Lenox, NY — An Earlville man was arrested for welfare fraud totaling $2,112.On Oct. 15, Madison County Sheriff's Office investigators arrested Justin T. Marris, 26, of Earlville, was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree offering a false instrument for f
Three indicted in Fort Plain homicide
Garry L. Sweet III, 38, of Fort Plain, Eric S. Rivera, 31, of Gloversville and Aaron L. Cockfield, 33, of Johnstown, were charged with second-degree murder in connection with the June 29 death of 29-year-old Joshua L. Laveck, of 60 Division St.
Troopers: Coventry man stole car, ATV
Troopers determined Nathaniel Rowe, 19, of Coventry as the suspect in the theft of both vehicles and was arrested.
Police arrest teen for attempted murder
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Fatal crash spurs call for tighter limo regulations
Associated Press Nauman Hussain, left, leaves Cobleskill Town Court with his attorney, Lee Kindlon, after his arraignment on Oct. 10 for criminally negligent homicide after a limousine crash that killed 20 peopleHans Pennink
Boil water advisory issued for Cherry Valley
CHERRY VALLEY – The village of Cherry Valley in Otsego County is under a boil water advisory until further notice.The village clerk says the boil water advisory is due to low chlorine levels in the water. Extra chlorine is now being added to the water, and it will be tested to make sure that the wat
Rome man accused of raping 15-year-old girl
Over the course of four months, enough evidence was collected to charge 26-year-old Joshua Sherman with third-degree rape, a felony.
Three men facing murder charges in Fort Plain
FORT PLAIN, N.Y. (WRGB) - Three men are facing murder charges for a man's death in Fort Plain.According to CBS 6’s media partners at The Daily Gazette, 33-year-old Aaron Cockfield is now charged with murder. He was originally only charged with being an accomplice.He's accused of driving 38-year-old
Concert to benefit victims, first responders of Schoharie limo crash
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A benefit concert will be held for victims and responders to the recent Schoharie limo crash.The Oct. 6 crash killed all 18 people in the limousine and two bystanders.The benefit concert will be held Oct. 28 from noon to 4 p.m. at Mohawk Harbor. Local musical favorites Ske
The first snowflakes of the season for some...
Much colder weather is on the way as an arctic front barrels through early Wednesday morning. This front brings scattered rain showers, along with a push of much colder air. By the afternoon, temperatures will only climb into the 40s. The cold air will trigger heavy lake effect rain, most likely in
Village of Herkimer issues cease and desist letter for county jail
HERKIMER, NY - Just when it looked like everything was full speed ahead with plans to build a new county jail in Herkimer, there seems to be a new bump in the road.At Monday's Village Board of Trustees meeting, the Herkimer Village Planning Board requested that a cease and desist letter be sent to t
Woman struck, killed while crossing street in upstate NY
ONEONTA, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a woman was hit by a car and killed in upstate New York.Authorities say 45-year-old Katy Doughty was crossing state Route 23 in Oneonta Saturday evening when she was struck and killed.A business owner tells The Daily Star that Doughty had been attending a birthday par
45-year-old Walton woman dies in Oneonta crash
ONEONTA- A 45-year-old woman was killed in an accident on State Route 23 in the town of Oneonta on Saturday night.New York State Police said, Katy Doughty, 45 of Walton N.Y., was crossing State Route 23 near State Highway 28 and was hit by a vehicle traveling east on Route 23. Police said Doughty wa
Walton Woman Killed Crossing Unlit Route 23
The victim was identified as Katy Doughty, 45, who was crossing the busy road at 8:18 p.m. when was was struck by an eastbound car. The driver was not identified.
New York State Police Report Two Extreme DWI Arrests
Also October 10, troopers say they stopped 38 year old Matthew Shimer of Cortlandville at 10:06 a.m. after getting reports of a vehicle that was unable to maintain its lane traveling north on Interstate 81, coming to complete stops on the interstate and then speeding up.
Police: Utica woman switched price tags of items at Walmart to buy them for cheaper
After completing the transaction, the woman was confronted by a Walmart employee. Police responded and identified the woman as Jennifer L. Martin, 36, of Utica.
Calls for new regulation mount as limo crash victims mourned
His criticism comes a week after the stretch limo loaded with 18 people on their way to a birthday party for one of the occupants ran a stop sign and crashed at the bottom of a hill in the town of Schoharie. Everyone in the limo died, including the four sisters, along with two pedestrians.
As elections approach, New York’s top education policymakers begin to outline legislative priorities
They’ll also discuss what to prioritize in their overall funding request for education across the state (the board has not yet requested a specific dollar amount). Last year the Board asked for a$1.6 billion increase, which is less than the $1 billion boost that wasultimately approved. But the if th