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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

Saratoga County sheriff announcing major drug bust Monday morning

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said Sunday his office will announce the breakup of a major drug trafficking organization that operated in the county on Monday. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors' building in Ballston Spa. Zurlo's office declined to give mor

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 06:18:24

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

Albany man faces charges in wrong-way crash on I90

ALBANY -An Albany man faces charges including DWI and vehicular assault after he allegedly caused a head-on collision by driving the wrong way Saturday on I90 in Albany, State Police said Monday. Both drivers were taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital with serious injuries. Andrew M. Febbie, 21, d

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 11:03:19

FBI seeking info following local child porn arrest

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Albany Field Office is looking for information following a child pornography arrest. The FBI says on March 1, 2018, James Brady was arrested and charged with receipt and distribution of child pornography. The agency is looking to iden

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-19 19:34:06

Men facing drug, weapons charges after Thruway stop

Two New York City men are facing felony drug and weapons charges after being stopped on the Thruway Thursday night in Albany. State Police said troopers stopped a vehicle at about 10:45 p.m. Police searched the vehicle and found a loaded Smith and Wesson .40-caliber handgun, 189 grams of cocaine, 61

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 08:10:17

Former "Sex and the City" to run for governor in New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says she'll challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York's Democratic primary in September. Her announcement Monday sets up a race pitting an openly gay liberal activist against a two-term incumbent with a $30 million war chest and possibl

COUNTON2.COM - 2018-03-19 18:27:03

Up to a foot of snow to fall Wednesday: weather service

The mid-Hudson Valley is expecting up to a foot of snow this time around. Video by Amy Wu/The Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit Despite it being the first full day of spring, the region's fourth nor'easter for March is expected to hit on Wednesday. The storm is forecast to drop anywhere from 6-12 inches

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-20 12:49:22

Snow alert: Up to 8 inches possible for Wednesday

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The first full day of spring on Wednesday could bring up to 8 inches of snow. That's according to Tom Wasula, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Albany. Spring is scheduled to start at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. But anyone who thought the change of seas

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-19 22:17:05

Hungry Hollow in Albany is closing

The Hungry Hollow, an ambitious and noble experiment to bring a restaurant to a redeveloping Albany neighborhood that before it opened had just a single retail business in a 16-square-block area, will close after lunch service on Friday (3/23). It was open for about 11 months at Dove Street and Sher

ALBANY TIMES UNION (BLOG) - 2018-03-19 13:59:55

2 boys charged with hate crime in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK - Two teenage boys accused a threatening a family based on their religious beliefs were arrested Sunday by State Police. The boys, 14 and 15 years old, were charged with second-degree aggravated harassment as a hate crime after they left several voicemail threats, according to police. T

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 14:28:52

Possible nor'easter expected to miss region but could mean some snow: Weather Service

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A possible nor'easter on Wednesday would likely miss the mid-Hudson Valley but could result in some snow, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit A coastal storm is moving east and could develop into

POUGHKEEPSIE JOURNAL - 2018-03-18 21:14:10

Flags on all New York State buildings to be flown at half staff to honor four NYNG members killed

ALBANY, N.Y. - Monday, flags on all state buildings in New York will be flown at half staff. Governor Andrew Cuomo issued the order to honor the four New York National Guard members who were killed when a helicopter they were flying crashed in Iraq on Thursday. The four guard members were stationed

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-19 00:51:34

Police: Man committed criminal sex acts against child

SCHENECTADY - A city man committed sex acts on a child and is now facing charges that could bring 25 years in prison, authorities said. Christopher W. Clark, 19, of Albany Street, faces two counts of first-degree criminal sexual act, felonies, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. C


House fire damages Wynantskill home Sunday morning

WYNANTSKILL, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A fire broke out in a Rensselaer area home Sunday morning, forcing evacuations. Authorities say the fire started at a Greenwood Road home with a wood burning stove before spreading to the wall and up into the attic. Two people were home and both evacuated safely with the

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-18 23:31:09

2 NYC Men Arrested In Albany On Drug, Weapon Charges

ALBANY, NY - Two New York City men face multiple drug charges after being stopped in Albany for a traffic violation. State Police said that around 10:45 p.m. March 15, 2018 troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the City of Albany for a vehicle and traffic violation. While interviewing the driver, E


Police Rescue Suicidal Child in New Lebanon

According to police reports, Troopers were dispatched to Darrow Road, New Lebanon for a call that the child was suicidal. They quickly arrived and began to talk to the minor. However, the State Police say the increasing number of emergency personnel and vehicles made the child more upset. Troopers


Congressman Tonko meets with local students to discuss gun violence, walkouts

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - How to solve gun violence continues to be the question surrounding politics in our country, especially after the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida. One local congressman took on this topic at a town hall for students. Congressman Paul Tonko (D - 20th District) l

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-18 21:49:10

Block party helps Troy celebrate St. Patrick's Day

Bootleggers on Broadway in downtown Troy hosts a St. Patrick's Day block party Saturday as, from left, Liam Cahill, Michele Alix and Molly Cahill enjoy the festivities there. NICHOLAS BUONANNO - nbuonanno@troyrecord.com TROY, N.Y. >> On Saturday, plenty of people at Bootleggers on Broadway were in


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