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Ulster task force makes 28 arrests on drug, weapon charges

Twenty-eight men and women have been arrested over a three-week span as the result of a multi-month series of investigations conducted by URGENT, Ulster County's task force to combat gang violence and drug trafficking, according to a joint press release from Ulster Sheriff Paul Van Blarcum and Ulste

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 17:25:17

Student arrested at Cohoes High School after alleged shooting threat

COHOES - Cohoes High School went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a student called 911 just before 2 p.m. to warn of an imminent shooting. The caller was identified by police and arrested at the high school, according to Cohoes Police Chief Bill Heslin. The teen - who, despite rumors, was not a

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-20 16:34:18

Spring nor'easter: 2 meteorologists predict different snow fall totals

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A snow storm is expected to follow the start of spring like a bad odor. How much snow will the Lower Hudson Valley get? The amount of snow ranges from 6 to 15 inches. AccuWeather Meteorologist Evan Duffey said the storm will bring between 6 to 10 inches of snow

LOHUD.COM - 2018-03-20 23:04:26

Former Albany woman who sold heroin sentenced to time served

ALBANY - A former Albany resident was sentenced to time served after she purchased heroin in the Bronx and Amsterdam and sold it over the summer of 2016. United States District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino in Albany also sentenced Lourdes Rivera, 40, of the Bronx, to three years of post-imprisonment supe

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 15:29:19

Third man charged in fatal July shootout

SCHENECTADY -- A third person has been charged in connection with a July gunfight in which at least 20 shots were fired and a man was killed. Marc Harris is accused of firing at Niam Dorvil, the man who police believe fired the shot that killed Jonny Olds, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 21:10:42

Scenic viewpoints added to NY bridge’s rebuilt sidewalk

HUDSON, N.Y. (AP) - Scenic viewpoints have been added to the completely rebuilt sidewalk on one of the New York state-operated bridges spanning the Hudson River between Albany and New York City. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday three viewpoints, each 50 feet long by 10 feet wide, have been added

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-21 04:40:15

Police investigate possible shots fired in Schenectady

ROTTERDAM -- An incident that involved speeding cars and possibly gunshots Monday morning in Schenectady apparently ended with a crash in Rotterdam, police said. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, and Schenectady police had also yet to confirm if there had been gunshots. No arres

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 17:36:34

Local man arrested for knifepoint abduction

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man is facing several charges after an alleged knifepoint abduction over the weekend. The Warren County Sheriff's Office says Miguel Medrano-Garcia got into an argument Saturday in Hudson Falls. Medrano-Garcia is then accused of driving a woman and her 3-year-old

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-19 15:23:28

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


Inmate lied about plot to kill Albany judge, sheriff said

ALBANY - A prisoner at the Albany County jail made up a story that he heard about a plot to kill state Supreme Court Justice Thomas Breslin, Sheriff Craig Apple said Friday. Nicholas A. Dayter told investigators in January that he'd heard other prisoners talking about a plot against Breslin, an alle


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


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


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


Philmont man accused of distributing Child Pornography

Philmont man arrested on federal child pornography charges NEW YORK STATE POLICE Major Robert C. GregoryTroop K Commander PRESS RELEASE Philmont, New York - On March 1, 2018, the New York State Police in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation arrested James Brady, age 68, of Philmont,


Astor employee charged with child endangerment, Rhinebeck police say

RHINEBECK, N.Y. >> A child-care worker at Astor Services for Children & Families surrendered to village police and was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, police said Thursday. Katherine S. Campbell, 29, of Poughkeepsie, was charged Wednesday following an investigation at Astor Services