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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

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

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

Extra police at Colonie high school following school bus comment

There will be an extra police presence at Colonie Central High School on Wednesday after a student made a threatening comment on a school bus Tuesday. Christopher Robilotti, the executive principal, wrote to parents informing them that while the threat was not credible, the district was still taking

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 06:49:24

Saratoga Springs man charged after fentanyl overdose death

A Saratoga Springs man was indicted Wednesday for distributing fentanyl that resulted in someone overdosing and dying from the substance, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a news release. Authorities accuse Steven Boice, 28, of distributing furanyl fentanyl to someone with the initials B.L. on Feb.

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 20:04:47

Police: Man cut woman in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY -- An Edward Street resident used a knife during a domestic incident involving his mother and his girlfriend Saturday morning, authorities said. Michael Keith, 30, faces one count of second-degree assault and two counts of first-degree unlawful imprisonment, all felonies, as well as othe

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-20 21:02:34

Car slams into Schenectady elementary school

Firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at King Elementary in Schenectady after this car drove though a window. Photographer: Peter R. Barber SCHENECTADY - A car slammed into Martin Luther King Elementary School overnight, forcing the district to close the school for the day. The car drove throug

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:59:36

Police respond to Steinmetz school fight

Schenectady police responded to a fight at Steinmetz school Wednesday afternoon, after a Steinmetz student let non-students into the school to participate in a fight that was partly initiated through social media, according to police and district officials. An assistant principal at Steinmetz Career

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 22:08:30

Mayor: Crash on Cohoes-Waterford Bridge fatal

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Cohes Mayor Shawn Morse says the driver involved in a crash on the Cohoes-Waterford Bridge has died. Albany County Fire says the bridge will be closed until further notice. An accident reconstruction team is now on scene. The name of the victim is not being released at this t


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


Off-duty Troy police officer assaulted

TROY - A 29-year-old man was arraigned in City Court Wednesday for attacking an off-duty police officer, leaving him with a broken nose and other injuries early on March 10 outside a downtown bar, police said. Officer Timothy White had left Bootleggers on Broadway at 200 Broadway at about 1:15 a.m.


Sheriff: Gloversville man had cocaine, cash during traffic stop

CAROGA - A Gloversville man is facing drug charges after deputies discovered cocaine and cash on him during a traffic stop, the Fulton County Sheriff's Office said. Stephen E. Dingman, of Route 29A, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of controlled substances and fifth-degree criminal


Schenectady man faces drug felonies after Thruway stop

NEW BALTIMORE -- A Schenectady man is facing three felony drug charges after State Police pulled over the car he was riding in on the state Thruway in Greene County. State Police said they stopped the car at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and after searching the vehicle they found 500 small clear bags wit


Union Inn resurrected in Schenectady

The Union Inn, which closed in 2014 after water damage from a flood in a neighboring building, reopened a week ago (3/8) following a lengthy renovation. The new owner is Phil Ruggiero, who also owns Nico's Pizzeria on State Street in Schenectady. Ruggiero tells me the menu (not yet online) includes


Robber hits KeyBank in Albany, police said

ALBANY - A KeyBank branch on New Scotland Avenue was robbed Wednesday, police said. Police were called to the bank at 9:10 a.m. after a man walked into the store, implied he had a weapon and demanded cash. The teller complied and the man left with the money, police said. On one was injured and no we


Two pets die in Wednesday morning fire

Firefighters responded to the fire at 682 Midline Road Wednesday morning. Responding at the scene was Perth Volunteer Fire Company, Broadalbin-Kennyetto Fire Company, the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, Greater Amsterdam Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the Fulton County Fire Coordinator's Office. Berk


Police: Credit card skimmers found at Schenectady gas station

Photographer: Shutterstock SCHENECTADY - Two "high tech" credit-card skimming devices were found at a Sunoco gas station, police said. Employees of the gas station, at 127 Erie Boulevard, located one of the skimming devices inside one of the gas pumps during routine service on March 7, police said.