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Glens Falls City Court starts new program aimed at opioid addiction

GLENS FALLS - Glens Falls City Court is home to the region's first "opioid diversion program" as the region's criminal justice system continues to try to find ways to get help for addicts to keep them from returning to the court system. Judge Gary Hobbs has worked with the Council for Prevention and

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 22:00:00

Police: Lake Luzerne man charged with felonies

MALTA - A Lake Luzerne man was jailed Monday on two felony charges for allegedly possessing stolen property and identify theft, police said. Sean C. MacDonald, 30, was charged after an investigation by State Police from the Malta station regarding criminal activity reported in Malta on Dec. 1, offic

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 17:46:00

UPDATED: Police: South Glens Falls man arrested in connection with Lake George bank robbery

LAKE GEORGE - A South Glens Falls man with a long criminal record was arrested early Saturday in connection with the robbery of a bank in Lake George hours earlier, police said. Nelson L. Gouge, 45, of Clearview Motel, was being held on an unrelated arrest warrant, and was expected to be charged wit


Looking back at local history: Jan. 16

Take a look back at local history. Here are the top stories for Jan. 16 from one, five and 10 years ago. GLENS FALLS - More than five decades ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of the "fierce urgency of now," and that sense came across as loudl... GLENS FALLS -- The career of William McEchron can

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 11:30:00

Public meeting on potential Lake George firetruck purchase set for Feb. 6

LAKE GEORGE - The community is invited to give their input on whether the town and village of Lake George should purchase a new firetruck. A public information meeting has been scheduled for 5 p.m. on Feb. 6. Fire officials are looking to replace an existing 24-year-old firetruck with a new vehicle,

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 20:00:00

Malta cigarettes purchase leads to arrest

MALTA -- An investigation of a purse snatching in Glens Falls has resulted in the arrest of a man accused of using a stolen credit card in Malta to purchase more than $200 in cigarettes. Sean MacDonald, 30, of Lake Luzerne, faces one count of second-degree identity theft and fourth-degree criminal p

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

BLOG: Lake George ice

My wife and I were up around Ticonderoga on Sunday, and we decided to take Route 9N south to see what Lake George was looking like in that area. There was lots of open water offshore of Hague, but it was iced over from Sabbath Day Point south to the Narrows, and there looked to be a lot of ice fishe

POST-STAR - 2018-01-16 18:05:00

Saratoga Brewing Company shuts down

A truck from the Wachusset Brewing company is seen Tuesday at the shuttered Olde Saratoga Brewing Co. in Saratoga Springs Photographer: Erica Miller/Daily Gazette Photographer SARATOGA SPRINGS -- The Saratoga Brewing Company has shut down. A company official on site at the Saratoga Springs brewery s

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Las Cruces bar owner accused of pointing gun at woman in Snapchat dispute

LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) - A well-known Las Cruces bar owner remains behind bars Tuesday morning, accused of pointing an AR-15 style rifle at a woman. According to court documents, a parking lot dispute ensued over content posted on Snapchat. Robert 'Berto" Burnham, 32, the owner of Boots and Bourbon i

ELPASOPROUD.COM - 2018-01-16 18:57:53

SCAM ALERT: El Paso Electric Warns Customers of an Advanced Scam Targeting Businesses in Las Cruces

Las Cruces, NEW MEXICO - El Paso Electric (EPE) warns customers of a scam currently involving individuals falsely representing themselves as EPE customer service representatives. Customers are being told they have to pay for a new meter and are being asked to call a phone number not associated with

KRWG.ORG - 2018-01-16 18:08:55

Baylor Canyon Road rollover sends family of seven to area hospitals

LAS CRUCES - Dona Ana County Sheriff's deputies said they are investigating a crash that happened along Baylor Canyon Road Monday afternoon that injured seven people, most of them children. As of Monday night, all were listed in stable but critical condition, a news release stated. Deputies were dis

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-01-16 19:39:46

Las Cruces nightclub owner charged with assault

Subscribed, but don't have a login? LAS CRUCES - The owner of a Las Cruces nightclub was charged with assault after allegedly pointing an AR-15-style rifle at a woman outside a sports bar on Sunday night, according to police and court records. Robert "Berto" Burnham, 32, the owner of Boots and Bourb

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-01-16 20:05:17

Alamogordo marches to keep King's dream alive

ALAMOGORDO - This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day fell on King's actual birthday, Jan. 15, and marked the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Members of the local chapter of the NAACP, Prince Hall Masonic Lodge No. 11, Queen Ester Chapter 2 and Alamogordo residents marched to honor and celebrate

ALAMOGORDO DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 01:55:21

Water team thanked for putting Ruidoso on track

Accomplishments of each segment of the water system listed from water rights to distribution and production From Fiscal Year 2016 to the end of FY 2017, the village experienced a savings of 75 million gallons of water, Ruidoso's water officials reported in a summary presented to village councilors l

RUIDOSO NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:08:15

Las Cruces City Council proclaims Tuesday as 'Brandon Baeza Day'

LAS CRUCES - Las Cruces city councilors on Tuesday, Jan. 16 recognized Las Cruces High football player Brandon Baeza by proclaiming a day in his honor. Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima noted Baeza last month was named New Mexico's Gatorade Player of the Year for 2017 in football. He said it's been y

LAS CRUCES SUN-NEWS - 2018-01-16 22:44:23

First day on the job for new Las Cruces Police chief

LAS CRUCES, New Mexico - Patrick Gallagher became the new head of the Las Cruces Police Department this week after former Police Chief Jaime Montoya retired in December of last year. "Safety and security regardless of the size of the community has to be paramount," Gallagher told ABC-7 on Tuesday. P

KVIA - 2018-01-16 21:28:45

Crews respond to fire on Liberty Street in Danvers

No injuries were reported, according to the Fire Department. Crews responded Monday night to a fire called in after residents noticed smoke coming from the dryer in their second-floor laundry room. "The occupants attempted to put out the fire with a dry chemical extinguisher, called 9-1-1 and evacua

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-16 15:36:45

Police search for suspect in Middleton bank robbery

MIDDLETON - Police are searching for a man who robbed the Salem Five Bank on Route 114 this morning. The suspect is described as a white male, in his early 30s, about 5-foot-10, and wearing a gray sweatshirt, black hat and jeans. Police say no weapon was shown during the robbery, which occurred arou

SALEM NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:37:00

The lights will stay on at Lynn's High Rock Tower thanks to a crowdfunding campaign

LYNN - When Kim Hopkins worked directly with youth and families, she made one thing perfectly clear: "Don't ever bring kids to High Rock park after dusk. It's not safe." She was not the only one who felt that way. Now, the grant writer for City Square-based nonprofit Centerboard encourages residents

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-16 21:43:51

Revere offers free trash stickers to flooding victims

Revere is offering up to eight free stickers for the curbside removal of white goods and bulky items for residents whose personal property was damaged from flooding after the January 4 snowstorm. The stickers can be obtained at the Inspectional Services Department at the American Legion Building on

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-16 22:07:02