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Man charged after 2017 raid now charged in drug death

Police work at 16 Cherry St. on Feb. 10, 2017, after a drug raid in which Steven M. Boice was arrested. Photographer: Erica Miller/Daily Gazette Photographer ALBANY -- An accused drug dealer who was arrested last year is now accused of providing drugs that caused a fatal overdose, federal prosecutor

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 21:31:24

Law to charge drug dealers with homicide passes NY Senate for fifth time

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - According to the CDC, more than 42,000 people died of opioid drug overdoses in 2016. While current law makes it difficult to hold dealers responsible in New York, that could change under a bill passed by the New York Senate on Wednesday. It's still tough for Tim Murdick to lo

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-22 03:20:41

Westerlo house fire cause is common this time of year, chief says

WESTERLO, N.Y. -- No one was hurt after a fire Thursday morning in Westerlo. The fire broke out at a house on Route 85 just before 5 a.m. The fire chief says it started in the chimney, and that these type of fires are common this time of year. "It's warm during the day. People don't want to let thei

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 14:39:00

Car crashes into Schenectady school

Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a window on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a windo

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:13:58

2 Columbia County residents charged with disclosing grand jury information

Two Columbia County residents face felony charges for intentionally disclosing confidential information they obtained while serving on a grand jury, according to state police. Stephanie H. Monseu, 49, of Hudson, and Wayne Coe, 56, of Chatham, were arrested Tuesday and charged with the felony of unla

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Troy man facing drug charges after head-on crash

TROY -- A man is facing marijuana possession charged after a head-on crash that sent people to the hospital. Troy police say an officer saw a speeding car pass him on Sixth Avenue, and radioed to other officers for help locating it. The car was eventually found, on Second Avenue, heavily damaged aft

WRGB - 2018-03-21 22:27:38

Arrest made in Colonie school threat

Bishop Photographer: provided photo COLONIE -- Police have charged Austin Bishop, 18, of Colonie, with making a terroristic threat, a felony, for allegedly threatening to return to school with a weapon after he was suspended on Tuesday, according to a police report. The alleged threat was overheard

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 14:55:32

Troy police say over 300 grams of marijuana were in vehicle

TROY, N.Y. >> An accident involving multiple vehicles in North Troy on Tuesday night led to a passenger being arrested for possessing more than 300 grams of marijuana, police said. In a Wednesday afternoon news release, Assistant Troy Police Chief Dan DeWolf said the incident started at around 6:10

TROY RECORD - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Ulster task force makes 28 arrests on drug, weapon charges

Twenty-eight men and women have been arrested over a three-week span as the result of a multi-month series of investigations conducted by URGENT, Ulster County's task force to combat gang violence and drug trafficking, according to a joint press release from Ulster Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum and Ulste


Student arrested at Cohoes High School after alleged shooting threat

COHOES - Cohoes High School went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a student called 911 just before 2 p.m. to warn of an imminent shooting. The caller was identified by police and arrested at the high school, according to Cohoes Police Chief Bill Heslin. The teen - who, despite rumors, was not a


UBS to pay NY $230M for risky mortgage-backed securities

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) The financial services firm UBS has agreed to pay $230 million to New York state in a legal settlement stemming from the firm's handling of mortgage-based securities in the lead up to the 2008 financial crisis. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the settlement Wedne

WCAX - 2018-03-21 20:42:00

Ocular Inflammation Treatment Market to touch a US$ 1 billion value by the end of 2026 - TMR

Albany, NY, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Growing incidence rate of eye inflammations or uveitis has driven the patients toward adopting effective treatment options. In the coming years, majority of uveitis patients will be seeking ocular inflammation treatments through combination therapies, p

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:54:00

Ravena woman, who lost license for prior DWI, faces felony charge after Glenmont crash

BETHLEHEM - As part of an effort to reduce drug and alcohol offenses over St. Patrick's Day weekend, town police launched a crackdown on drivers driving while intoxicated and the police also partnered with the state Liquor Authority on an alcohol sale compliance check. Among the three drivers charge


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


'Stocking strangler' suspected in Albany killing executed in Georgia

'Stocking strangler' suspected in Albany killing executed in Georgia 1 / 77 Back to Gallery A killer suspected of an Albany woman's slaying in 1970 was executed Thursday in Georgia for the rape and slayings of three other women decades ago. Carlton Gary, who was known as the "stocking strangler" for


2 NYC Men Arrested In Albany On Drug, Weapon Charges

ALBANY, NY - Two New York City men face multiple drug charges after being stopped in Albany for a traffic violation. State Police said that around 10:45 p.m. March 15, 2018 troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the City of Albany for a vehicle and traffic violation. While interviewing the driver, E


Cuomo: Investigate any NY schools that blocked student walkout

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked state education officials Thursday to investigate reports that some New York schools prevented students from taking part in Wednesday's nationwide student walkout to protest gun violence. In a letter the Democrat sent to Education Department Commissioner


Inmate lied about plot to kill Albany judge, sheriff said

ALBANY - A prisoner at the Albany County jail made up a story that he heard about a plot to kill state Supreme Court Justice Thomas Breslin, Sheriff Craig Apple said Friday. Nicholas A. Dayter told investigators in January that he'd heard other prisoners talking about a plot against Breslin, an alle


Walmart shenanigans result in nine criminal charges and seven traffic violations

GLENMONT-On Thursday, March 15, at 4:15 p.m., the Bethlehem Police Department responded to the Glenmont Walmart in regards to a subject who had just conducted a fraudulent return of merchandise and committed a larceny. As police arrived on the scene they reportedly observed the suspect fleeing in a


Trio accused of robbing burned-out Rotterdam store

Paul Bergen, left, Adolph Cammilletti, center, and Jeremy Whittington Photographer: Rotterdam Police Department ROTTERDAM - Three people are under arrest, accused of burglarizing the burned-out Taylor and Vadney Sporting Goods store and making off with merchandise, police said. The three broke into