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Sheriff deputies identify man killed in motorcycle collision on Sunday

James P. Van Ness was driving west on Route 67 at 1:39 a.m. when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Jeep Liberty driven by Delaney Brooks, 18, of Ballston Spa.

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-18 12:57:28

Man put on probation for cocaine sale

Lorenzo N. Figueroa, 27, pleaded guilty last December to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance for a cocaine sale in Queensbury in November 2016. He was arrested by State Police, and formerly lived in Glens Falls.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-18 10:26:00

Niskayuna man arrested for $29,000 ID theft of woman

Asif Ismail, 32, was charged with identity theft and grand larceny, State Police said. A Brunswick woman told State Police that several accounts had been opened in her name without her consent.

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-17 21:20:22

Motorcyclist killed in early Sunday Ballston crash

One person was killed early Sunday morning in the Town of Ballston after a motorcycle and SUV collided on State Route 67, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office.Sheriff's deputies received a call just after 1:30 a.m. regarding a head-on collision between the two vehicles just east of Curt

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

Accused Saratoga Smashburger burglar arrested in three more break-ins

William J. Hoffay, 44, of Averill Park, is now accused of breaking into three businesses along Route 50 in the Town of Ballston April 5 and committing crimes once inside, state police said.


Deputies: Ballston Spa man inappropriately touched child

MILTON, N.Y. >> A sex offender was arrested Tuesday after inappropriately touching a child, Saratoga County sheriff’s deputies said.


Unsightly Rotterdam house has town thinking

The property at 2292 Helderberg Ave., almost to the Guilderland town line, has drawn complaints about clutter, and the town recently mailed the owner a notice of violation for allegedly having exposed rubbish on the property -- a prelude to potential court action.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-06-17 00:00:00

Get ready to sweat, Albany

The Niskayuna Town Pool on Aqueduct Road is prepared ahead of Saturday's opening on Friday, June 15, 2018, in Niskayuna, N.Y. (Will Waldron/Times Union)

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-18 10:20:45

Man charged with Saratoga bank robbery

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A Schenectady county man has been charged with robbing a bank in Saratoga Springs in March 2017.Joseph B. Flower, 36, of Glenville, was charged with third-degree robbery, felony, for the March 4, 2017 robbery of the Adirondack Trust Bank branch located on Northline Road. Police s


Schenectady man accused of stealing diamond rings valued at $16,400

ROTTERDAM - A Schenectady man allegedly stole four diamond rings valued at $16,400 from a jewelry store in the Viaport Mall in Rotterdam, police said.


Police: Averill Park man burglarized Spa City Smashburger

William J. Hoffay, 43, of Averill Park was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief and third-degree grand larceny, class D felonies. Hoffay, who is currently incarcerated in Rensselaer County Jail, was arraigned and committed back to that facility.


Glenville man charged in Spa City bank robbery

Joseph B. Flower, Jr., 36, was charged by Saratoga Springs police with third-degree robbery. He was arraigned and returned to the Great Meadow prison where he is imprisoned.


Sex offender arrested for alleged crime against child

A registered sex offender was arrested Tuesday on a felony charge of sexual abuse and a misdemeanor county of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office, which investigated the case.


Driver accused in high-speed chase faces endangerment charges

Police say John Sanchez, 22, was involved in ahigh-speed chase, resulting in a crash, on I-890 Sunday night.


Sheriff: Galway woman arrested for smashing TV, cell phone

Sierra B. Young, 26, of Fish House Road also resisted arrest when deputies responded to her home at 3:06 a.m., the sheriff's office said.


Woman attacked at SPAC continues search for attacker

The 20-year-old's experience, however, was quite different this time; she was attacked by a man who was trying to move through the crowded lawn.


Gansevoort woman accused of credit card theft

Kristin M. Thrane, 38, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony, in connection with the theft of the card from a purse at a Canada Street business, according to State Police.


Fuel spill shuts down main roadway in Gloversville

“I can confirm the manhole cover was loose and it ended up completely off of the manhole itself, between the area that the tractor trailer came to rest and the manhole itself. The manhole was in between those two spots,”Schaffer said.


Police looking for missing bunnies in Schenectady

“Neighborhood children would come just to visit with the rabbits,” Melissa MacKinnon, the garden educator Vale Urban Farms, said.


State Police: 4th arrest in road rage incident, victim also facing charges.

On May 17, Investigators say Phillip Quandt Jr., 50, and Kristen Wright, 51 who were charged with criminal mischief and menacing.