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Man charged after 2017 raid now charged in drug death

Police work at 16 Cherry St. on Feb. 10, 2017, after a drug raid in which Steven M. Boice was arrested. Photographer: Erica Miller/Daily Gazette Photographer ALBANY -- An accused drug dealer who was arrested last year is now accused of providing drugs that caused a fatal overdose, federal prosecutor

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 21:31:24

Arrest made in Colonie school threat

Bishop Photographer: provided photo COLONIE -- Police have charged Austin Bishop, 18, of Colonie, with making a terroristic threat, a felony, for allegedly threatening to return to school with a weapon after he was suspended on Tuesday, according to a police report. The alleged threat was overheard

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 14:55:32

Troy man facing drug charges after head-on crash

TROY -- A man is facing marijuana possession charged after a head-on crash that sent people to the hospital. Troy police say an officer saw a speeding car pass him on Sixth Avenue, and radioed to other officers for help locating it. The car was eventually found, on Second Avenue, heavily damaged aft

WRGB - 2018-03-21 22:27:38

Law to charge drug dealers with homicide passes NY Senate for fifth time

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - According to the CDC, more than 42,000 people died of opioid drug overdoses in 2016. While current law makes it difficult to hold dealers responsible in New York, that could change under a bill passed by the New York Senate on Wednesday. It's still tough for Tim Murdick to lo

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-22 03:20:41

Troy police say over 300 grams of marijuana were in vehicle

TROY, N.Y. >> An accident involving multiple vehicles in North Troy on Tuesday night led to a passenger being arrested for possessing more than 300 grams of marijuana, police said. In a Wednesday afternoon news release, Assistant Troy Police Chief Dan DeWolf said the incident started at around 6:10

TROY RECORD - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Car crashes into Schenectady school

Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a window on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a windo

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:13:58

Extra police at Colonie high school following school bus comment

There will be an extra police presence at Colonie Central High School on Wednesday after a student made a threatening comment on a school bus Tuesday. Christopher Robilotti, the executive principal, wrote to parents informing them that while the threat was not credible, the district was still taking

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 06:49:24

Police seek driver in Troy crash that ended with drug bust

TROY - City police arrested one person and are searching for another who fled when a multiple car crash Tuesday ended in a marijuana bust. An officer was patrolling Sixth Avenue at 6:10 p.m. when he saw a green Dodge Charger speed by him, police said. The officer followed the car in an attempt to ca

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 16:50:15

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


Driver found not guilty in Cohoes fatality

COHOES -- A City Court judge found a Rensselaer man not guilty of speeding and imprudent speed in the June 2016 fatal pedestrian accident on State Route 787 that left a city high school sophomore dead. William Lamb, 49, was acquitted by Judge Thomas Marcelle after a bench trial. Lamb was driving whe


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


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.


Albany police investigating 24-year-old woman's death

Albany police are investigating after a 24-year-old woman died on Kent Street Wednesday night. Officers were called at about 11:40 p.m. for an unresponsive woman on the sidewalk near Kent Street and North Main Avenue. When they arrived, they discovered she had no pulse and began CPR. She was treated


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


Cuomo: Probe any NY schools that blocked student walkout

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked state education officials to investigate reports that some New York schools prevented students from taking part in Wednesday's nationwide student walkout to protest gun violence. The Democrat sent a letter Thursday to Education Department Commissioner