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Johnstown woman pleads in credit card case

Christine M. Kohout, 40, of 32 S. William St., pleaded guilty Wednesday before County Court Judge Polly A. Hoye to one felony count of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, as part of a plea arrangement.

LEADER-HERALD - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

State Police: Two fatalities in crash near Cobleskill.

COBLESKILL, NY (WRGB) State Police confirm there are two fatalities in a crash near Cobleskill.The crash occurred sometime after 6:00 PM on Monday on Route 145.At the time of this report, police were not able to release more details.CBS6 is working to learn more. Check back for updates.

WRGB - 2018-06-18 20:55:52

Sheriff deputies identify man killed in motorcycle collision on Sunday

James P. Van Ness was driving west on Route 67 at 1:39 a.m. when he crossed the center line and collided head-on with a Jeep Liberty driven by Delaney Brooks, 18, of Ballston Spa.

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-18 12:57:28

Police: Drunk woman asleep at the wheel in Montgomery County

Police were called about an erratic driver on State Route 147 in Charlton. Troopers eventually found the car partially parked on an Amsterdam Street and Ortiz asleep in the driver's seat.Police say she failed field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol content nearly twice the legal limit.

WNYT - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Ballston Spa motorcyclist killed in crash

The operator of the motorcycle, James P. Van Ness of Ballston Spa, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. The operator of the 2005 Jeep Liberty, 18-year-old Delaney Brooks of Ballston Spa, was treated at the scene for minor injuries.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-06-18 19:53:19

Boil Shack opening on Wolf Road

An Asian-themed seafood restaurant called The Boil Shack is being developed for a summer opening at 59 Wolf Road in Colonie.An Asian-themed seafood restaurant called The Boil Shack is being developed for a summer opening at 59 Wolf Road in Colonie, which was home to the area's only location of Bonef

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-18 16:13:35

Man put on probation for cocaine sale

Lorenzo N. Figueroa, 27, pleaded guilty last December to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance for a cocaine sale in Queensbury in November 2016. He was arrested by State Police, and formerly lived in Glens Falls.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-18 10:26:00

Johnstown agrees to water deal with Fulton County

The resolution, which had already been agreed to by Johnstown's independently-elected Water Board, provides for the sale of up to 200,000 gallons of water per day, on a 30-day average, to the Fulton County Water and Sewer Agency to use anywhere in Fulton County.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-06-18 00:00:00

Police: Sharon Springs man planned to have sex with 14-year-old girl

Jonathan C. Mattice, 41, was charged with attempted rape, attempted criminal sex act and attempted dissemination of indecent material of a minor, all felonies, Colonie police said Friday, following a two-week investigation into Mattice’s online attempts to meet with the underaged girl.


Schenectady man accused of stealing diamond rings valued at $16,400

ROTTERDAM - A Schenectady man allegedly stole four diamond rings valued at $16,400 from a jewelry store in the Viaport Mall in Rotterdam, police said.


Fuel spill shuts down main roadway in Gloversville

“I can confirm the manhole cover was loose and it ended up completely off of the manhole itself, between the area that the tractor trailer came to rest and the manhole itself. The manhole was in between those two spots,”Schaffer said.


Johnstown property included in Agricultural District No. 1

Perth Supervisor Greg Fagan, himself a farmer, told MacVean the biggest benefit for a farmer for inclusion in an agricultural district is protection of the land by the state. He said inclusion also protects the property owner from“nuisance”lawsuits.


Deputies: Ballston Spa man inappropriately touched child

MILTON, N.Y. >> A sex offender was arrested Tuesday after inappropriately touching a child, Saratoga County sheriff’s deputies said.


Glenville man charged in Spa City bank robbery

Joseph B. Flower, Jr., 36, was charged by Saratoga Springs police with third-degree robbery. He was arraigned and returned to the Great Meadow prison where he is imprisoned.


Man charged with Saratoga bank robbery

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A Schenectady county man has been charged with robbing a bank in Saratoga Springs in March 2017.Joseph B. Flower, 36, of Glenville, was charged with third-degree robbery, felony, for the March 4, 2017 robbery of the Adirondack Trust Bank branch located on Northline Road. Police s


Police: Averill Park man burglarized Spa City Smashburger

William J. Hoffay, 43, of Averill Park was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief and third-degree grand larceny, class D felonies. Hoffay, who is currently incarcerated in Rensselaer County Jail, was arraigned and committed back to that facility.


Troopers: Woman with children used stroller to shoplift

Ariel J. Stockert, 26, used a stroller with her two young children inside to hide an item while at the Dollar General and then left without paying, state police said.


Local man arrested for stealing jewelry

ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man has been arrested after police say he stole thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.According to Rotterdam, Curtis Keith's arrest stems from an incident in January at the Viaport Mall.It's alleged he stole four diamond rings, valued at $16,000.Officers say after


Sheriff: Galway woman arrested for smashing TV, cell phone

Sierra B. Young, 26, of Fish House Road also resisted arrest when deputies responded to her home at 3:06 a.m., the sheriff's office said.


State Police: Three arrested in connection to Stewart's robbery

Police say 29 year old Nicholas Angelo of Amsterdam was arrested, charged with Robbery. Two others, 25 year old Caitlyn Starke of Stillwater and 24 year old Robert Brumley were both charged with conspiracy and criminal possession of stolen property.