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Men facing drug, weapons charges after Thruway stop

Two New York City men are facing felony drug and weapons charges after being stopped on the Thruway Thursday night in Albany. State Police said troopers stopped a vehicle at about 10:45 p.m. Police searched the vehicle and found a loaded Smith and Wesson .40-caliber handgun, 189 grams of cocaine, 61

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 08:10:17

Saratoga County sheriff announcing major drug bust Monday morning

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said Sunday his office will announce the breakup of a major drug trafficking organization that operated in the county on Monday. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors' building in Ballston Spa. Zurlo's office declined to give mor

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 06:18:24

Police to announce major Schuylerville drug arrests today

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for Monday morning to announce "major" drug arrests in the Schuylerville area in recent days. A half-dozen arrests occurred as investigators from a number of law enforcement agencies dismantled a drug network that had a link to a

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 09:35:00

Police investigate possible shots fired in Schenectady

ROTTERDAM -- An incident that involved speeding cars and possibly gunshots Monday morning in Schenectady apparently ended with a crash in Rotterdam, police said. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, and Schenectady police had also yet to confirm if there had been gunshots. No arres

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 17:36:34

Third man charged in fatal July shootout

SCHENECTADY -- A third person has been charged in connection with a July gunfight in which at least 20 shots were fired and a man was killed. Marc Harris is accused of firing at Niam Dorvil, the man who police believe fired the shot that killed Jonny Olds, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 21:10:42

Albany man faces charges in wrong-way crash on I90

ALBANY -An Albany man faces charges including DWI and vehicular assault after he allegedly caused a head-on collision by driving the wrong way Saturday on I90 in Albany, State Police said Monday. Both drivers were taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital with serious injuries. Andrew M. Febbie, 21, d

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 11:03:19

Gloversville man indicted in assault of newborn

Photographer: Shutterstock FULTON COUNTY -- A man arrested in September on accusations he fractured a baby's skull has now been indicted, the Fulton County District Attorney's Office said. Andrew Allen, 31, of Gloversville faces one count of first-degree assault and other charges. He was arraigned o


Elmer Van Vranken, Fulton County's 'Sky Sailor'

Whereas Mr. Charles Knox enjoyed financing airship construction, his 'Gelatine' ships were always flown by others, such as inventor-flyer George Tomlinson, mentioned previously, but Fulton County had its own 'aeronaut' in Gloversville's Elmer Van Vranken, christened by the Aug. 6, 1906 Fulton County

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Sheriff: Gloversville man had cocaine, cash during traffic stop

CAROGA - A Gloversville man is facing drug charges after deputies discovered cocaine and cash on him during a traffic stop, the Fulton County Sheriff's Office said. Stephen E. Dingman, of Route 29A, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of controlled substances and fifth-degree criminal


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Mayor: Crash on Cohoes-Waterford Bridge fatal

COHOES, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Cohes Mayor Shawn Morse says the driver involved in a crash on the Cohoes-Waterford Bridge has died. Albany County Fire says the bridge will be closed until further notice. An accident reconstruction team is now on scene. The name of the victim is not being released at this t


Schenectady man faces drug felonies after Thruway stop

NEW BALTIMORE -- A Schenectady man is facing three felony drug charges after State Police pulled over the car he was riding in on the state Thruway in Greene County. State Police said they stopped the car at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday and after searching the vehicle they found 500 small clear bags wit


Robber hits KeyBank in Albany, police said

ALBANY - A KeyBank branch on New Scotland Avenue was robbed Wednesday, police said. Police were called to the bank at 9:10 a.m. after a man walked into the store, implied he had a weapon and demanded cash. The teller complied and the man left with the money, police said. On one was injured and no we


Two pets die in Wednesday morning fire

Firefighters responded to the fire at 682 Midline Road Wednesday morning. Responding at the scene was Perth Volunteer Fire Company, Broadalbin-Kennyetto Fire Company, the Fulton County Sheriff's Office, Greater Amsterdam Volunteer Ambulance Corps and the Fulton County Fire Coordinator's Office. Berk


Train derails, closes Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction

ROTTERDAM JUNCTION - A train derailed on tracks that cross Route 5S, closing the busy road Wednesday morning. The train went of the rails on a portion of the tracks near the SI Group's plant along Route 5S. Police expect the closure of the road will cause significant traffic delays but they say the


Off-duty Troy police officer assaulted

TROY - A 29-year-old man was arraigned in City Court Wednesday for attacking an off-duty police officer, leaving him with a broken nose and other injuries early on March 10 outside a downtown bar, police said. Officer Timothy White had left Bootleggers on Broadway at 200 Broadway at about 1:15 a.m.


Gloversville DPW crews deserve praise for work done

I watched in fascination as they worked last night around 1 a.m., a time when most of the rest of us are sound asleep. They are hardly every seen as they go about their work: snow wraiths in vehicles with yellow lights casting an eerie glow among the darkened streets. Kudos also to the road crews wh


Police: Credit card skimmers found at Schenectady gas station

Photographer: Shutterstock SCHENECTADY - Two "high tech" credit-card skimming devices were found at a Sunoco gas station, police said. Employees of the gas station, at 127 Erie Boulevard, located one of the skimming devices inside one of the gas pumps during routine service on March 7, police said.