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Saratoga County adopts $317.1M budget for 2019

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Saratoga County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday adopted a $317.1 million budget for 2019 that includes staff additions for the district attorney’s, sheriff’s and clerk’s offices.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-12-12 23:20:00

Saratoga County man sentenced for lying in attempt to buy firearm

ALBANY – Michael Bramer Jr., 32, of Saratoga County, was sentenced Monday to time served (42 days in jail) and 3 years of probation for lying to a licensed gun dealer while trying to buy a firearm.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

New York contractor convicted of hiring hit men for killing

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - A Schenectady contractor has been convicted of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money. A jury convicted 54-year-old Tarchand Lall on Wednesday for hiring hit men from Delaware to kill Charles Dembrosky, who did construction work for him. Dembr

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-12 21:08:00

Early morning fire rips through roof of Schenectady home

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WRGB) -- Firefighters are investigating a house fire on Rugby Road. CBS 6 first got word of this fire around 1:40 a.m. Thursday. Photos from our media partners at the Daily Gazette show the flames engulfing the roof of the home.

WRGB - 2018-12-13 03:47:01

Guilty verdict in Schenectady homicide over life insurance money

A Schenectady contractor is found guilty of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money. A jury convicted 54-year-old Tarchand Lall for hiring hit men from Delaware to kill Charles Dembrosky, who did construction work for him.

WNYT - 2018-12-12 20:20:57

Driver cited in Tuesday Glenville crash

GLENVILLE -- The driver injured in a crash Tuesday on Freeman's Bridge Road is now facing charges, police said Wednesday. Robert Kennedy, 21, of Glenville, was initially believed to be seriously injured in the crash, but his injuries turned out to be non-life-threatening, Glenville Police Lt. Michae

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Florida man who mowed down New York trooper dies in prison

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A Florida man convicted of deliberately running down and killing a state trooper standing along an upstate New York highway has died in prison, where he was serving a life term without possibility of parole.

CNYCENTRAL.COM - 2018-12-12 14:17:31

Town of Mayfield, village of Broadalbin consider annexation

MAYFIELD — The Mayfield Town Board and the Broadalbin Village Board of Trustees met in a joint meeting to discuss annexing three town parcels to the village during a public hearing Tuesday night.

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Crews on the scene of a two car crash in Glenville

GLENVILLE, NY (WRGB) Crews are on the scene of a two car crash on Route 50 near Airport road. Both vehicles sustained heavy front end damage in the crash that happened just after noon on Tuesday. Police have not confirmed any injuries, however a helicopter was brought it.

WRGB - 2018-12-11 13:33:18

Police: Gloversville drug tip leads to drugs, injured dog

GLOVERSVILLE - A tip sent to Gloversville police this week led to the discovery of drugs and an injured dog, police said. The tip also led to the arrests of three people, two related to the drugs and the third related to the injured dog, a pit bull puppy with severely infected ears from an apparent

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

91-year-old Glenville woman puts on Christmas show

GLENVILLE, N.Y. (WRGB) - Behind the doors at the Glendale Home is where you'll find Ruby McGrory, just 91 years young. And the sounds you hear are coming from her hands. "My sister took piano lessons and I had to go along with her,” McGrory said. “So when I sat there, and kind of just listened to th

WRGB - 2018-12-11 20:00:39

Driver seriously injured in Glenville crash

GLENVILLE -- A driver involved in a Tuesday crash in Glenville was taken by helicopter to Albany Medical Center. The crash happened at about 12:30 p.m. at Freeman's Bridge and Airport roads, near Route 50, when a Jeep Cherokee and a Honda CRV collided head-on.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-11 07:00:00

Broadalbin residents outraged about potential tax hike

BROADALBIN, N.Y. (WRGB) - A sudden spike in taxes has Broadalbin residents concerned and questioning why many of them will be paying nearly triple what they have been for the past 12 years.

WRGB - 2018-12-10 17:57:53

Google engineer from Saratoga found dead

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A young Google software engineer from Saratoga Springs was found dead inside the tech giant’s Manhattan headquarters on Friday. The New York Post reported that a janitor found 22-year-old Scott Krulcik unconscious at his work terminal on the sixth floor of the building on Eighth

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-10 07:00:00

Amsterdam native Kirk Douglas turns 102

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Kirk Douglas got to celebrate his 102nd birthday with a special video message from his daughter-in-law. Catherine Zeta-Jones shared a sweet tribute in an Instagram video Sunday. The actress and wife of Michael Douglas wrote, "Happy 102nd birthday to the most beautiful man. W

WRGB - 2018-12-10 15:26:54

Local man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 2 people while they slept

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man could spend the next 24 years behind bars after admitting two separate sexual attacks, one of them involving a minor. Clarence Alexander, 37, pleaded guilty to rape for an attack on a woman while she was sleeping.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-11 17:45:00

Urban Roots celebrates its grand opening in Saratoga Springs

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Healthy juice, smoothies, and avocado toast are all available at new local eatery Urban Roots. Located in the plaza at 46 Marion Ave. in Saratoga Springs, Urban Roots celebrated its grand opening on Tuesday during a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Saratoga County Chamber of

SARATOGIAN - 2018-12-11 19:45:00

Man, 28, killed after shooting in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A 28-year-old man has died after a shooting in Albany. Two people were shot around 7:50 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Second Street and Judson Street, according to police.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-11 02:26:00

Saratoga Springs man gets time served in gun case

ALBANY — A Saratoga Springs man who lied on a gun background check application was sentenced to time served and 3 years on probation. Michael Bramer Jr., 32, was found guilty following a two-day jury trial in U.S. District Court in August. He provided false information to a licensed firearms dealer

POST-STAR - 2018-12-11 15:45:00

Corinth man charged with rape in Washington County

FORT ANN — A Corinth man was charged with first-degree rape on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman while she was "incapable of consent," according to police. James S. Scally III, 23, of Walnut Street, was charged with first-degree rape, a felony, for an incident in Fort Ann on Nov. 21,

POST-STAR - 2018-12-10 13:37:00