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Albany Police fatally shoot man they say was stabbing his mother

As Mackey and Ellis were checking on the woman's condition, police say 20-year-old Schuyler Lake appeared at the top of the stairwell, armed with a knife, and began to walk down the stairs. The officers yelled at Lake through the broken window to stop and drop the knife, but police say he refused an

WIVB - 2018-06-23 17:13:55

Boil-water notice lifted in village of South Glens Falls

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The boil-water notice in the village was lifted on Saturday afternoon, a village trustee said.The notice was lifted as of 1:30 p.m. Saturday, said Trustee Tony Girard.The notice went into effect earlier in the week as a precaution following repairs to a valve on Saratoga Avenue,

POST-STAR - 2018-06-23 18:21:00

Contractor pleads guilty in theft case

QUEENSBURY -- A Schenectady contractor who was arrested three years ago for allegedly defrauding a customer for whom he was building a home in Bolton pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor.Joseph A. Aquilo, 54, pleaded guilty to petit larceny in connection with a June 2015 arrest by the Warren Count

POST-STAR - 2018-06-23 12:30:00

Eight hospitalized after crash in Dresden

DRESDEN -- Eight people were taken to Glens Falls Hospital after a three-vehicle, head-on crash on Route 22 on Friday night, police said.First responders initially thought at least one person was seriously hurt and called for a Lifeflight helicopter, but it turned out that injuries suffered by all i

POST-STAR - 2018-06-23 10:53:00

Queensbury man faces felony after marijuana seizure on Northway

Jason A. Hart, 20, was found to have more than 8 ounces of the drug during a traffic stop in the Northbound lanes just after 10 p.m., State Police said in a news release.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 17:15:00

Glens Falls speakers send students off with a message

Glens Falls Vice Principal Elizabeth Collins hugs graduate Saudia Ross, who will be going into the Marines, after she receives her diploma at the Class of 2018's graduation ceremony at Glens Falls High School on Saturday.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-23 22:00:00

Whitehall man pleads guilty for heroin sale

FORT EDWARD -- A Whitehall man who was arrested for selling heroin and assaulting a police officer in a span of weeks over the winter is headed to state prison for 10 years.Karim A. Thaxton, 39, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, for a heroin sale late

POST-STAR - 2018-06-23 10:15:00

Police: South Glens Falls man sold heroin

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A South Glens Falls man was jailed Wednesday on charges that allege he sold heroin after an investigation by three police agencies into opioid trafficking in northern Saratoga County, police said.Shawn P. Wood, 47, of Main Street, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale o


Woman arrested after late-night chase in Hudson Falls

HUDSON FALLS -- A Hudson Falls woman was arrested on numerous charges after a car chase late Wednesday that included her throwing drugs from the vehicle as she fled, according to police.Hilary C. LaPoint, 26, was charged after a chase that began when Hudson Falls Police officers saw a vehicle she wa

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 10:15:00

Woman faces charges after Queensbury crash

No injuries were reported, but police determined Bonnie J. Steele, 65, drove into a stopped vehicle at the intersection at around 9:40 p.m.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 12:55:00

Water Slide World won't open this summer

LAKE GEORGE -- Water Slide World, the Lake George waterpark that has been a summer staple in the region for decades, will not open this summer after the death of its founder.Gary Koncikowski died suddenly earlier this year. He and his wife, Dawn, have operated the Route 9 park for nearly 40 years, a

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 22:10:00

Blog: Glens Falls foreign exchange grad expresses gratitude

GLENS FALLS — Graduation season has heartfelt stories that bond special moments of parents having their children pass kindergarten all the way through 12th grade, students seeing their fellow graduates moving on to near or far schools and others going on their own route.Lorenzo Ricco, a foreign exch

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 20:04:00

Glens Falls Police officer hurt during arrest

GLENS FALLS — A Glens Falls Police officer was hurt Tuesday night when a man police were arrested in a domestic violence case struggled with them, officials said.The suspect, Joseph R. Fylipek, 37, of Glens Falls, was charged with felony aggravated family offense, misdemeanor criminal mischief and m


Queensbury man charged with criminal contempt again

QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury man who was jailed earlier this month for allegedly beating a woman and damaging her car, then arrested again after he tried to contact her from jail, has been charged with additional countsMark K. Sparks, 49, faces two counts of felony criminal contempt for allegedly conta

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 15:30:00

Queensbury agendas offline for a week

QUEENSBURY – Town documents won’t be available online until at least next Friday, town officials said.They are switching to a new records system. Laser Fiche is no longer functional on the website, which means residents won’t be able to download agendas or meeting packets for the Town Board, Plannin

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 19:59:00

State Police: Galway Town Supervisor killed in agricultural accident

Investigators say that State Police responded to the home of Paul Lent in Galway. There, according to police, Lent was pronounced dead after a tractor overturned, pinning him.

WRGB - 2018-06-22 21:28:32

Crews respond to fire at local dump

"We were here two months ago when the excavator caught fire inside the structure. It also started a pile on fire. At that time, there were people here and they were able to get the flames knocked down quickly. No one was here tonight, so the fire had quite the head start. The last time somebody was

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-06-22 15:00:36

Homes Recently Listed in the Glens Falls Area

If hiking makes you happy, biking brings you bliss, and swimming sends your heart skyward, this is the house you've been waiting for. Five acres of private perfection 6 minutes from Lake George Village and 4 minutes from the Million Dollar Mile. Executive estate boasts 20x40 heated inground pool, 3

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 05:00:04

Police: Argyle man charged after crash truck, trailer

ARGYLE — An Argyle man faces numerous charges after he allegedly crashed a truck while driving drunk early Wednesday, police said.Bruce A. Parent, 23, was charged after a crash on county Route 49. No injuries were reported, but State Police who responded to a 4:40 a.m. call for a truck off the road


South Glens Falls on boil water order

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — Residents of the village must boil their water before drinking it until further notice.The village had to repair a valve on Saratoga Avenue, at the intersection of Baker and Saratoga avenues.Now the village must test the water to ensure that disease-causing organisms are not pres