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Three arrested after traffic stop, seizure of counterfeit money

FORT ANN — Three residents of Brooklyn were arrested early Tuesday after a traffic stop on Route 4 led to the seizure of $1,700 worth of counterfeit money, police said. State Police stopped the northbound vehicle just before 3:30 a.m. after determining it had a suspended registration and illegally t


Lake George fire believed to be 'accidental'

LAKE GEORGE — The fire that destroyed a home on Konci Terrace on Monday is not believed to be suspicious, but the extent of the damage has made it difficult for investigators to determine how it started.


Police respond to fatal motorcycle crash in Washington County

EASTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Washington County Sheriff's Office responded to a fatal motorcycle crash on Tuesday. Police say the driver was traveling north on Route 113 and lost control of the motorcycle. The motorcycle traveled off the road into a ditch and struck a tree.


Lake George home destroyed by fire

LAKE GEORGE — A home on Konci Terrace was destroyed by a fast-moving fire Monday afternoon, but no injuries were reported despite the explosion of at least one large propane tank that was attached to the home.


Man dies from injuries after fall into river in Warrensburg

WARRENSBURG — A Warrensburg man who was pulled from the Schroon River on Friday after he fell down an embankment into the river has died from his injuries. Reidar Gangsaa, 80, was taken to Albany Medical Center after he was rescued after falling down an embankment on or near his property off River S


Repeat felon headed back to prison

QUEENSBURY -- A Corinth man who has served three state prison terms for various crimes was sentenced to a fourth stint in prison last week. Michael S. Burdick, 41, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated driving while intoxicated for a drunken driving arrest last year in Warren County where he was found


Multiple fire departments responding to structure fire in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE — Multiple fire departments from across Warren County are enroute to a reported fully involved structure fire on Konci Terrace in Lake George. It is unclear what is on fire from early reports.


Walmart must stop trucks from using Weeks Road

QUEENSBURY — Walmart must build a structure that will stop tractor-trailers from using Weeks Road on their way to and from the Route 9 Super Walmart, the Planning Board decided Tuesday.


Photos: Lake George fire

Multiple fire departments from across Warren County responded to 193 Konci Terrace to battle a fire. The single-family home was destroyed in the blaze.


Artist brings Blind Art Tour to the public, Wood Theater

GLENS FALLS — A mini stroke inspired artist Erik Johnsen to bring his Blind Art Tour to the public. Inspired by his blind cousin, Johnsen, an artist from Argyle, had planned to create an art exhibit that allowed visually impaired people to enjoy artworks by touching them, interacting with then and e


Man who killed wife and New York State trooper sentenced to life without parole

WATERTOWN N.Y. — After being found guilty for murdering his wife and a New York State trooper, a North Country man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The sentencing comes two years after Justin Walters shot his wife 13 times in their home in Theresa.


New York State DOT issues travel advisory ahead of construction

ROCHESTER N.Y. (WHEC) — The New York State Department of Transportation announced a travel advisory for motorists along Route 390 in the Town of Gates, Monroe County, north of the I-490 interchange.


Upstate New York prepares as Lake Ontario water rises again

SOMERSET, N.Y. (AP) Emergency officials in upstate New York are again preparing for possible flooding along Lake Ontario. Director of emergency services for Niagara County Jonathan Schultz says lake levels have risen about five inches in 10 days.


Motorcyclist killed in West Haven crash

WEST HAVEN, Vt. (WCAX) A motorcyclist was killed in a crash with a car in West Haven Tuesday afternoon. Officials tell us it happened at the intersection of Route 22A and Main Road. Police still had 22A closed at that intersection at 5 p.m.


Woman arrested for getting involved in teen fight

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A Mechanicville teen is speaking out after being involved in a fight that sent her to the hospital last week. According to Mechanicville Police the fight happened at Park Avenue Park and Playground. Following the incident, 34-year-old Jessica Stockwell was arrested and


Salon relocating to bigger space on Lawrence Street

GLENS FALLS — Studio Bari, a beauty salon, is moving to larger space at 48 Lawrence St., the former site of Dogs by Helene, a dog-grooming business near Poopie's Diner. The business is currently located in a roughly 200-square-foot space at 101 Ridge St. Owner Bari Flatley said in an email she decid


Police: Motorcyclist killed after leaving roadway, striking tree

EASTON — A motorcyclist was killed Tuesday night after the operator lost control on county Route 113, police said. According to a news release, the incident was reported at 6:48 p.m. to the Washington County Sheriff's Office. Following an investigation, police determined the unidentified operator of


2018 SAT scores ranked at 450 Upstate New York public schools

More than 2.1 million students - more than ever before - took the SAT in 2018, according to the College Board, the group that administers the test. Syracuse.com created a searchable database of average 2018 SAT scores for more than 450 Upstate New York public school districts. Enter a school name or


ICE Agents Appear at a Westchester Court the Day After New York State Restricts Access

A day after the Office of Court Administration created a new rule to limit Immigration and Customs Enforcement arrests in New York courthouses, three ICE agents showed up to an undocumented man’s criminal court hearing in an attempt to arrest him.


Cuomo hails Netflix deal to create NYC production hub

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment service, will expand its presence in New York with a production hub in New York City, bringing hundreds of jobs and up to $100 million in investments to the city.