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Glens Falls man sentenced to 15 years for sexual acts with a minor
Photo: New York State Police, Kevin A. Fisher — BALLSTON SPA - A Glens Falls man who pleaded guilty to criminal sexual acts with a 12-year-old girl was sentenced to 15 years in state prison in Saratoga County Court.
Glens Falls man riding bike cross country and back to honor son's memory
GLENS FALLS - Bicycling is Robb Freed's outlet. The 53-year-old man started riding a few years after losing his son to a rare, painful disease called epidermolysis bullosa. Drake E. Freed was just 13 months when he passed in 2008.
Rapper Kodak Black arrested at border in upstate New York
LEWISTON, N.Y. – New York state police say rapper Kodak Black was arrested on drug and weapons charges as he tried to cross from Canada into the United States near Niagara Falls.
Saratoga County inmate faces felony contraband charge
MILTON — A Saratoga County Jail inmate is facing a felony charge after he was found in possession of a lighter. John P. Vance, 29, of Fort Edward, was incarcerated on April 10 when he was found in possession of the lighter, which is considered prison contraband. He was charged with first-degree prom
AngioDynamics sells off part of its manufacturing
GLENS FALLS — AngioDynamics is selling one of its two manufacturing buildings in Glens Falls. Building 10 in the Glens Falls Tech Park, where about 350 workers make catheter-related products, will be sold to Medline Industries Inc., based in Illinois.
Two teens charged with arson, burglary for barn fire
GRANVILLE — Two teenagers who ran away from a foster home have been charged with arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a barn on county Route 17 early Wednesday. No injuries were reported from the blaze at 2647 Route 17, which was reported at 3:10 a.m. A tractor that was inside the barn was
AngioDynamics selling its Namic business for $165.7 million
COLONIE — AngioDynamics, the Lathan medical device manufacturer, is selling is Namic catheter business to Medline Industries in a $165.7 million deal. Included in the transaction will be a Glens Falls factory that produces the Namic line of fluid management products. Medline is planning to retain th
Man headed to prison for Washington County cellphone scam
FORT EDWARD -- A man who scammed Verizon stores around upstate New York, including one in Kingsbury, out of thousands of dollars in new iPhone cellphones has been sentenced to up to 4 years in state prison.
GROSS! Worms Found in Cups At McDonald’s in New York State
You never know just how sanitary a restaurant may be when you choose to dine out. Unsanitary, or just plain disgusting, might be a better words to describe what was found on two separate instances at a McDonald's in Western New York.
Granville man sent to prison for burglary
BALLSTON SPA — A Granville man who was put on probation last summer for a burglary in Saratoga County has been sentenced to state prison for violating probation. Michael A. Coonradt, 22, pleaded guilty last spring for a September 2017 home burglary in Saratoga Springs, with a car and valuables stole
New art wing at Queensbury High School inspires students
“I work relatively quick,” said Povie. “I've probably been working on this for six or seven hours combined right now.”. At Queensbury High School Povie has claimed one corner of one of the art rooms as his own personal space. His latest painting was commissioned by the school’s principal and is a po
N.Y. man admits to credit card fraud
PORTLAND — A New York man who used bogus driver’s licenses to open charge accounts at three Home Depot stores in Maine, and tried to open one in Auburn, pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to one count of credit card fraud, according to court documents.
NY State Court System Rules No ICE Arrests In Courthouses Without A Judicial Warrant
ICE agents can no longer arrest immigrants in New York courthouses without a judicial warrant or court order, according to new rules promulgated by the New York State Office of Court Administration.
Tops investing $40M in upstate New York stores
Tops Friendly Markets is putting millions of dollars into some of its stores in upstate New York. The announcement comes months after the chain closed several stores in our area.
Camp counselor case moving forward
QUEENSBURY — Prosecutors had all of the boys who have accused a camp counselor of sexual abuse re-interviewed by a child advocacy center in New York City in recent weeks to gauge whether they were truthful because of the mistrial that occurred in the case earlier this year.
Queensbury man charged with felony DWI
State Police arrested two local residents on felony driving while intoxicated charges on Monday during traffic stops in Glens Falls and White Creek. A traffic stop on Broad Street in Glens Falls late Monday led to the arrest of Matthew R. Winch, 34, of Queensbury, records show.
Stefanik to help Glens Falls Hospital
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik is working with Glens Falls Hospital on increasing its Medicare reimbursement rate. She’s looking into whether the hospital could be designated a Sole Community Hospital.
Greenwich cops assist in major N.Y. drug bust: D.A.
GRENWICH — Greenwich police assisted in a major drug bust that was operating out of Port Chester, N.Y., according to the Westchester County District Attorney. Westchester D.A. Anthony Scarpino sent a statement Wednesday afternoon, “Today’s sweep was a culmination of a yearlong investigation stemming
Parolee faces new felony charge
CORINTH — A four-time felon who is on parole for rape was arrested on a new felony charge Tuesday for allegedly damaging someone else's property in Corinth, police records show.
South Glens Falls convenience store closed again, with a new owner coming
SOUTH GLENS FALLS — The Bonfare convenience store and Sunoco gas station is closed again, three years after meat rotted in the deli during a sudden closure. But this time, it does not appear that owner Navjeet Chawla is coming back.