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9 Year Old Saratoga County Boy Is Missing

A nine year old boy with autism disappeared in Galway on Monday afternoon. Joseph Cohen was last seen running into the woods on Jockey Street around 3pm. He was last seen wearing a grey and red striped shirt and black sweatpants.


Child missing in Saratoga County

A boy from Saratoga County is missing. Investigators say 9-year-old Joseph Cohen has autism and may be in need of medical attention. He was last seen running into the woods on Jockey Street. around 3 p.m. Monday.


Saratoga County ready for severe storms, weather service says

BALLSTON SPA - The National Weather Service has designated Saratoga County as "StormReady," meaning the county is prepared to address all types of severe weather. It joins 31 other counties across the state including Albany, Montgomery, Schoharie, Warren and Washington.


Rotterdam man faces new federal child pornography count in computer repair case

ROTTERDAM - A Rotterdam man arrested in February on child pornography and other charges after taking his computer in for repair now faces a federal count. Chandler B. Whittaker, 23, of 107 Nicholas Court, appeared last week in U.S. District Court in Albany on one federal count of possession of child


Saratoga County obtains StormReady status

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Saratoga County has joined 31 other counties in New York in attaining a StormReady® designation through the National Weather Service. Stephen DiRienzo, a meteorologist from the National Weather Service’s Albany office presented Saratoga County with the certification.


Two injured after car crashes into home in Rotterdam

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Rotterdam Police say someone crashed a town-owned car into a house on Curry Road Monday afternoon. The crash happened just after 3 p.m. Police say the driver was transporting senior citizens.


Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him

SARATOGA SPRINGS - Albert Mercer and Patrick Collins were neighbors at the Saratoga Mobile Court trailer park. Mercer lived at 48 Zephyr Lane back on July 1 when he claims Collins slapped him and punched him inside Mercer's trailer.


Feds: Amsterdam man fraudulently applied for passport in Gloversville

ALBANY - An Amsterdam man fraudulently applied for a passport with another person's identity, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Monday. Marvin Danilo Aquino, also known as Marvin Padilla, 23, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to making a false statement in a passport application and aggravated id


‘American Idol’: Upstate NY singer Madison VanDenburg makes top 8

An Upstate New York singer has advanced to the top 8 on “American Idol." Madison VanDenburg, a 17-year-old high school student from Cohoes, N.Y., continued to impress during Disney night Sunday, performing “How Far I’ll Go” from “Moana.” She hit a “stratosphere of notes,” judge Lionel Richie said.


Man accused of trying to kill family testifies in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY - DuShawn Howard, the Schenectady man on trial for allegedly trying to massacre his estranged girlfriend and three children, denied he intentionally fired the gun, claiming it instead went off repeatedly during a struggle with the woman.


Police: Gansevoort man charged with felony

SARATOGA -- A Gansevoort man was charged with felony criminal contempt Saturday after he allegedly violated an order of protection, records show. Travis R. Austin, 33, was charged after State Police were called about a "domestic family offense" Saturday night in the town of Saratoga, according to th


Police searching for missing child with autism

Galway, N. Y. - Police are searching for a missing 9-year-old boy with autism who may be in need of medical attention. Joseph Cohen was last seen running into the woods along Jockey street in Galway around 3pm Monday.


6-year-old girl killed in upstate NY vehicle accident

JUNIUS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are continuing to investigate an accident in upstate New York that killed a 6-year-old girl and injured two other young children. State police say 26-year-old Mary Taylor, of Seneca Falls, was attempting to turn onto a road in Junius when her minivan was struck from b


Wegmans to Drop Plastic Bags Before New York State Ban

New York Wegmans stores will eliminate the use of plastic grocery bags ahead of the state's deadline for the move. The Rochester-based company Monday announced it plans to drop plastic bags by the end of this year.


Schenectady officers' good deed caught on camera

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10)--Two Schenectady police officers are being credited with a good deed after they were caught on camera helping an elderly woman in the rain. Officers Chris Wilgocki and Mark Weekes helped a woman with her groceries and gave her a ride after spotting her in the rain over the


Uncle Kracker headed to Upstate Concert Hall

CLIFTON PARK — Uncle Kracker has announced a July 19 show at Upstate Concert Hall. Uncle Kracker — whose real name is Matthew Shafer — is a rock and country artist. He's known for his role as a turntablist for Kid Rock's backing group Twisted Brown Trucker.


As N.Y. measles cases climb health department recommends that parents vaccinate earlier

Outbreaks in New York state continue to drive up the number of U.S. measles cases, which are approaching levels not seen in 25 years. Health officials say 71 more cases were reported last week, with 68 of them from New York. That brings this year's total to 626.


New York State Police Investigate Brewster Stabbing

BREWSTER, NY — New York State police from the Brewster barracks are investigating a stabbing that occurred during the early hours Monday at the El Pueblo Bar on Main Street in Brewster.


New York state passes food-diversion law; anaerobic digesters on the way

On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery organization Island Harvest.


NY state DOT workers to pick up roadside trash for Earth Day

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Employees of the state Department of Transportation will be picking up trash along roads across New York to mark Earth Day. April 22 is celebrated as Earth Day. DOT officials say on Monday the agency's workers from every region of New York will be volunteering their time to colle