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Police: Saratoga County man tried to get rid of cocaine in front of trooper

A Saratoga County man allegedly tried to get rid of a pipe with drug residue, right in front of a state trooper. It happened Friday night on Round Lake Road. State police say Frank Mickenzi was the passenger in a car that had been pulled over. Troopers say he threw a glass pipe with cocaine out the


Officials: Hiker died after outing in Saratoga County

GREENFIELD — A 77-year-old Greenfield man died last week during an outing near state land in the Lake Desolation area, officials said Monday. The man, whose name was not released, was reported missing the night of Feb. 11 by family members, and he was located in an area on private property off Lake


Sheriff's Office: Underage drinking stings leaves 12 businesses cited

SARATOGA COUNTY, NY (WRGB) - The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office say they have ticketed 12 employees after a 2 day underage drinking sting was conducted in Saratoga County. Over 80 retails stores were checked, 12 are accused of selling alcohol to someone under 21 years of age.


Saratoga Sheriff: Clifton Park teen charged with robbery

CLIFTON PARK - A Clifton Park teen robbed another teen of her phone earlier this month, Saratoga County Sheriff's officials said this week. Brian P. Jackson, 17, of 33 Cotton Ct., was charged last week with one count of third-degree robbery, a felony.


New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping


Saratoga County sisters both charged with drunken driving

WILTON - Two sisters in Saratoga County are under arrest, both accused of drunken driving. Troopers say they saw a car driving erratically on Gailor Road in the town of Wilton.


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Snow and Ice Create Central New York Winter Weather Advisory

Snow and ice may make the drive home less than nice. A Winter Weather Advisory has a couple of inches of snow midday turning into ice and sleet in the evening. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY...


Broadalbin man catches massive pike on GSL

BROADALBIN — Marty Rebisz of Broadalbin said he has never caught anything this big before after grappling with a 42-inch, 19 pound pike Sunday on the Great Sacandaga Lake. Rebisz said he was ice fishing near the Broadalbin boat launch around 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 10, when he snagged the large pike.


Stores Cited for Serving Minors

12 stores are cited in Saratoga County for selling alcohol to people under the age of 21. It's part of a crackdown by the Sheriff's office on underage drinking. Last friday and Saturday investigators from the state Liquor authority checked 80 stores.


Town of Broadalbin seeks to switch to single assessor

BROADALBIN — The town board, during its regular meeting Tuesday, proposed a local law to establish the office of a sole appointed assessor. A public hearing on the proposed local law will be held at the board’s March meeting on March 12. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m.


Amazon HQ2: Cities are trying to woo tech giant after cancellation of New York plans

Following Amazon's decision to cancel plans for a second headquarters in New York City, other cities are making public attempts to get a slice of the tech giant pie. Last week, Amazon said it will no longer pursue its HQ2 in New York amid local political opposition. The move came after reports that


Case of 'zombie deer disease' confirmed in New York state

ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WHEC) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning about "zombie deer disease" that affects deer, elk, and moose. As of January, 24 states have reported cases of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), according to the CDC, including a reported case in Oneida Co


Hudson Valley man killed in Florida crash

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — A Hudson Valley man was killed when the bicycle he was riding on a sidewalk was struck by a car that veered off a road after a crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.


The one that didn’t get away

BROADALBIN — Cameron Oathout of Gloversville was elated when he submitted his 40 7/8-inch pike in the Great Sacandaga Lake Fisheries Federation annual ice fishing contest Saturday.


Prosecutors seek max for ex-Saratoga deputy convicted of child pornography

ALBANY -- Federal prosecutors are recommending the maximum -- 10 years in prison -- for a former Saratoga County Sheriff's deputy convicted last summer of having child pornography on his home computer.


Mayfield discusses snow removal, elections

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Board of Trustees met Tuesday to discuss a myriad of things pressing on the village including snow removal, elections, and a broken snow blower. The village snow blower is in need of parts so the village is using a bucket loader to clear the sidewalks of snow as a temporary m


Seniors have until March 1 for STAR

BROADALBIN — Any senior citizen in the town who has not yet re-applied for the Enhanced Star program has until March1. Please contact the assessor’s office at (518) 883-8628. The office is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon and on Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. On March 1 the office wil


Troy man arrested in connection to death of Schodack woman

TROY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A Troy man has been arrested in connection to the death of a 21-year-old Schodack woman. Troy police say 34-year-old Rashad Edwards was arrested on an indictment warrant charging him in connection with the homicide of Brianna Haughton.


Tragic snowmobile death inspires new app to help others

JOHNSTOWN, N.Y.(NEWS10) - In 2016, Henry D. Ross III lost his life in a tragic snowmobile accident. In honor of his life, the Henry D. Ross III Memorial Fund Inc. created a Recreational GPS alert App.