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South Glens Falls man pleads guilty in child sex case

QUEENSBURY -- A South Glens Falls man faces four years in state prison after his guilty plea Friday to sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl.Steven D. Thomas, 25, of Bush Street, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal sexual act, a felony, for a sexual relationship he had with the teen in Lake Luzer

POST-STAR - 2018-06-24 10:30:00

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

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

19 more arrests announced near Disc Jam festival

Those facing felony charges, according to troopers, include Shane M. Spillenger, 32, of Albany, He was arrested on Route 22 for felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, four misdemeanor counts of possession and unlawful marijuana possession, a violation. Police said Spillenger had about

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-23 16:46:31

Rutland man faces 25 years over drug charges | Rutland Herald

Todd J. Dayton, 44, pleaded not guilty in Rutland criminal court on June 18 to one felony count of selling less than 200 milligrams of heroin, one felony count of selling more than 200 milligrams of heroin and two felony counts of selling less than 2.5 grams of cocaine.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-24 12:04:30

Multi-agency manhunt on Hudson River island near Fort Edward ends in arrest

FORT EDWARD — A multi-agency manhunt Sunday on an island in the Hudson River ended with the arrest of a man wanted by state police and Fort Edward police.Sgt. Dean Watkins with the Fort Edward Police Department said he was not releasing the male suspect's name at this time, as the investigation is o

POST-STAR - 2018-06-24 19:00:00

Vermonter places fake 911 call

Vermont State Police said Clinton Messiter, 40, was upset about not getting property back after a recent arrest.

WCAX - 2018-06-24 09:26:00

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

Shot fired during fight over car repairs

43-year-old Jason Provost, 43, of Berlin, walked into a home on Cogswell Street with a wooden dowel around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday.

WCAX - 2018-06-23 08:18:00

Rutland man charged with child sex assault

Rutland Police say they received a complaint earlier this month related to Eric Hugerth. They say the detectives, in cooperation with the Child First Advocacy Center, investigated the allegations.


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

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

Granville lawyer suspended from law practice for a year

A state appeals court on Thursday suspended the law license of a Granville lawyer for a year after finding he took money from an estate to which he wasn't entitled.The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court suspended Ronald Daigle Jr.'s law license for a year, effective July 23. Daigle though, sa


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.


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


'I've been to heaven' — Lenny Burke, MSJ star, TBI victim, dies at 56 | Rutland Herald

WALLINGFORD — Just a week ago, as Lenny Burke sat watching a Red Sox game, fully involved and enjoying some vanilla pudding his sister Kathy had brought him, he said he was not afraid to die.


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.


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


Street Talk: If it wasn't for bad news | Rutland Herald

Street Talk wants downtown people to recommend story ideas for the newspaper, and along the theme of bad, bad news, Talk accepts suggestions for the worst news of the week.

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-06-23 00:29:28

11-year-old asks public to back off the rear bumber | Rutland Herald

Karleen, her husband Arnie and their three adopted children — Angel, 17, RuthAnn, 12, and Ryan, 11 — piled into the family van and headed to Shaw’s in Fair Haven for supplies.