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Polio-like illness suspected in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - The New York State Department of Health confirms another suspected case of a mystery virus that may cause paralysis in children. DOH says there are now five total suspected cases of Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM) in New York outside of the city. Health officials are warning paren

WRGB - 2018-10-22 23:22:49

Brown’s Ford of Johnstown hosts Truck or Treat

Brown’s Ford salesperson Brittany Suchy, left, offers infant Eila King a treat as her mom Ashley King of Tribes Hill looks on during the Truck or Treat event at Brown’s Ford of Johnstown on Oct. 20. Bill Trojan/For the Express

FULTONCOUNTYEXPRESS.COM - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

30 people arrested in major Capital Region drug ring

October 23, 2018 12:08 PMThirty people are being arraigned over two days, all allegedly a part of a major drug ring that operated in counties all across the Capital Region.Three people have been arraigned so far in Saratoga County Court. NewsChannel 13 has learned nine people will be arraigned Tuesd

WNYT - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Man arrested in double Schenectady stabbing

SCHENECTADY - A city man stabbed two people with a knife this past weekend, sending both to Albany Medical Center, authorities said.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Three felons given prison time

Laquan Warren, 23, of 345 Livonia Ave., and Jonathan Hernandez, 27, of 590 Gates Ave., Apt. 2E were each sentenced Thursday by County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye to three years in state prison. Their sentences were part of plea arrangements made, and each involved the co-defendants being second felony

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Video shows police officer hitting 14-year-old girl twice after she’s pinned to the ground

A viral video of a police officer hitting a 14-year-old girl during an arrest has caused outrage in a Florida community.The video — posted to Instagram on Friday — shows a girl being held down by two officers, one man and one woman. The male officer hits the girl in the side twice as he holds her sh

AMSTERDAMNEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 12:50:00

Cobleskill man facing child pornography charges

Investigators seized multiple electronic devices and say they found multiple images of child pornography.Grippin is now being held in the Schoharie County Jail.If you have any information on the case, call Cobleskill Police.

WNYT - 2018-10-23 00:00:00

Man accused of groping woman: Trump says it's OK to grab women by their private parts

President Donald Trump stops to talk to the media before walking across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, to board Marine One helicopter for a short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to Houston. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (

WRGB - 2018-10-23 07:09:13

NY man facing animal cruelty charges after troopers find 27 dead cows

EDMESTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A New York man is facing more than two dozen charges of animal cruelty. Police say they were called to check on the welfare of several animals at a rented dairy farm on Route 20 in Edmeston. When troopers inspected the barn, they say they found 27 dead cow carcasses and se

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-10-22 13:24:32

Two arrested for alleged crack cocaine sales, possession

QUEENSBURY — Two people were arrested Friday in connection with the sale and possession of crack cocaine in Queensbury, according to the Warren County Sheriff's Office.Georgio A. White, 30, of Albany, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession o

POST-STAR - 2018-10-22 19:37:00

Police: Ballston Spa man burglarized home

GLENS FALLS — A Ballston Spa man was jailed Friday for allegedly burglarizing a woman's home and violating an order of protection, police said.William S. Dudley, 32, was charged with second-degree burglary, a felony, and misdemeanor criminal contempt in connection with the victim's discovery that so

POST-STAR - 2018-10-22 16:03:00

Johnstown police have new captain

Gilbo was a police lieutenant when he was appointed by the council in January as“provisional chief of police.”At that time, he replaced former police Chief Mark Gifford, who retired at the end of 2017. Gilbo was successful in passing his Civil Service exam for chief at the end of May, and the provis


Police Release Autopsy Results from Fatal Limo Crash

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WETM - 2018-10-22 11:30:15

State Police: Woman arrested on unemployment benefits fraud charges

CASTLETON, NY (WRGB) State Police say they have arrested a Castleton woman, accused of receiving unemployment benefits while working. Investigators say Alicia Buckton received almost $5,000 in unemployment benefits while working another job. She's charged with grand larceny, offering a false instrum

WRGB - 2018-10-22 09:33:50

Officer cleared in charges for man who died in police custody

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - NY Attorney General Barbara Underwood released video and a report on the death of Andrew Kearse, a man who stopped breathing while in Schenectady Police custody. Andrew Kearse was pulled over for a traffic violation by Schenectady Police in May of 2017. Kearse had a warr

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-10-22 03:15:20

30 hospitalized after floor collapses during party

CLEMSON, SC (WSPA) - 30 people were taken to the hospital Sunday morning after a floor collapsed during a party at an apartment complex near Clemson University in South Carolina. It happened around 12:30 am at The Woodlands Apartments on Old Greenville Highway. According to Clemson City Police Depar


Johnstown notches win over Ichabod Crane

“The kids battled all four quarters tonight,”Johnstown coach Tyler Hall said.“We hit some adversity but we finally overcame it. It took us eight weeks to figure out that, yes we give up the big play but they’ve got to overcome it and they finally did that tonight.”


Family forced from their home following demolition

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Years after a fire burned down the building next door, the city of Albany is deeming a family's home unsafe. And the family had to get out in a matter of hours. The city of Albany was demolishing a house damaged by a fire 18 years ago, when crews noticed a wall it shared with


Fifteen people arrested on welfare fraud charges in Fulton County

A DSS news release indicated that after ongoing investigations by the unit, 15 were charged for alleged welfare fraud totaling $9,920 in unentitled benefits. The arrests were made during the time period of July 1 through Oct. 15. All program disqualifications are for a minimum of six months, the rel


Bar shut down after inspection finds 135 underage drinkers

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The State Liquor Authority has shut down a bar popular with Albany college students after finding the tavern was more than twice over its capacity and most of its 150 patrons were underage.The agency says investigators and Albany police officers conducting a compliance inspection