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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
Man found dead after falling into Mohawk River
ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Authorities located the body of a man in the Mohawk River in Schenectady County. He's been identified as 55 year old Kevin Straut from Glenville. Rotterdam police said they received a call from Glenville Police Department to assist in the search of a missing man. Straut's
Troy police charge man in Schenectady with attempted murder, rape
TROY, N.Y. — Members of the Troy Police Department said they arrested a man in Schenectady Friday morning and charged him with attempted murder, along with numerous other charges.On Oct. 17, the Troy Police Department said they responded to Fifteenth Street in Troy for a report of an assault.Upon in
Exposed: Why Clare Bronfman Really Went To Clifton Park, NY
Inher October 11th lettertoJudge Nicholas G. Garaufis,Kathleen E. Cassidy, one ofClare Bronfman’sattorneys, requested that Clare be allowed to travel to Clifton Park, NY on October 16th-17th“…for purposes of conducting defense investigation in preparation for trial in the above-captioned case”.
Cohoes Harvest Fest promotes community togetherness
COHOES, N.Y. — Charred trees and utility poles are chilling reminders of an inferno-like blaze that swept through downtown, destroying 32 buildings in an area covering several blocks last November.On Saturday, music filled the air and a large crowd gathered to enjoy food, drinks and fellowship at th
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
Police: Driver fled scene after hitting sign, rolling car
BETHLEHEM -- A Delmar man faces DWI charges after police say he drove drunk, crashed his vehicle, and fled the scene.
Body Pulled From Mohawk River
A man's body was pulled from the Mohawk River this afternoon. Investigators say 55-year-old Kevin Straut was fishing last night near Lock 9 in Rotterdam Junction. His family called police this morning when he didn't come home. Glenville Police found his vehicle, then brought in Rotterdam police and
Man charged with rape, attempted murder in Troy assault
TROY -- A man arrested in Schenectady faces multiple charges, including rape and attempted murder, in connection with an assault in Troy on Wednesday. Troy police said officers responded to Fifteenth Street on Oct. 17 for a report of an assault. It was determined that a female victim had sustained a
State police release cause of death for 20 victims of limo crash
Speakers at a vigil in Amsterdam sought to console those grieving after a crash Oct. 6, 2018, killed 17 passengers, a driver and two bystanders.Georgie Silvarole and Laura Nichols, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Police identify person found dead in Wilton motel
WILTON -- State Police have identified the person found dead in the Crest Inn and Suites in Wilton on Oct. 10 as Michael Komacki, 61. Komacki was residing at the motel. State Police are still investigating the circumstances of Komacki's death, but say they have ruled out any connection between his d
Man headed to prison for car vandalism
Anthony J. Genier, 27, repeatedly kicked a vehicle at a home in Kingsbury, resulting in hundreds of dollars in damage and a guilty plea to felony criminal mischief.
Cohoes man charged with endangering welfare of child
COHOES N.Y.—Cohoes police arrested Robert Hawk, 30, of Park Avenue in City of Cohoes and charged him with misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child and felony of assault in the second degree.
Police believe Wilton motel victim died of gunshot wound
State Police are reporting a suspicious death on Wednesday at Crest Inn Suites & Cottages in Wilton. The location is also the business address for Prestige Limousine service which was involved in Saturday's fatal crash in Schoharie, that killed 20 people owned by Shahed Hussain.Hans Pennink, Associa
New surveillance photos show SUV that nearly hit girl getting off school bus in Pittstown
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Fatal accident closes Hoosick Road in Brunswick
BRUNSWICK, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Crews are on scene of a fatal accident in Brunswick. The accident took place on Hoosick Road in front of the Center Brunswick Firehouse. The road is closed in both directions between Route 278 and Grange Road, according to police.
Pownal man critically injured after police-involved shooting
They said troopers responded to a home on Short Drive in Pownal at 9:45 p.m. after a family member called to report Bernard Rougeau, 48, was drunk and had intentionally cut himself.
No indictments in death of man in police custody
Kearse was visiting a friend in Schenectady when police pulled him over for a traffic violation. He sped away, pulled into his friend's driveway and fled on foot. After being caught nearby and handcuffed, he was placed in an officer's car.
Pedestrian struck by car in Cohoes
COHOES, N.Y. (WRGB) - A pedestrian has been struck by a vehicle on a road notorious for those type of accidents.The crash happened on 787 in Cohoes at the intersection with Ontario Street. The mayor's office says at least one ambulance responded to the scene. CBS 6 is working to learn more informati
Vermont State Police Officer shoots man in Pownal
October 19, 2018 08:10 AMA Vermont state police officer shot a man in Pownal Thursday night. Troopers say they responded to a house at 52 Short Drive for a 9:22 pm 911 call about a drunk man cutting himself. Around 10:40 pm, they say the man emerged from the woods behind the house with a shotgun. T