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Police: Albany man found passed out in car with loaded, stolen handgun

ALBANY - A city man found sleeping behind the wheel of a parked car with an open bottle of alcohol is facing felony charges after Albany Police found a stolen handgun. Rodney Codrington, 34, was charged with felony criminal possession of a weapon, felony criminal possession of stolen property and mi

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-20 16:01:45

Smile: Daily Gazette Holiday Parade

Parade-goers enjoy the 49th annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade on Saturday in downtown Schenectady. Parade-goers enjoy the 49th annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade on Saturday in downtown Schenectady. Parade-goers enjoy the 49th annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade on Saturday in downtown Schenectad

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Judge: RPI cannot tell other school of alleged sex assault

State court rules says Troy campus process lacks jurisdiction to even interview non-student TROY - A state Supreme Court justice has blocked Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from notifying another college that one of that school's students was found guilty in a campus proceeding of sexual assault, r

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-20 18:38:04

Monolith settles on yet another bank, Pioneer, in quest to build HQ

Monolith Solar and its new CEO, Mike Hickey, have found yet another bank it believes will finance its long-awaited new headquarters in Slingerlands: Pioneer Bank of Colonie. Monolith, a solar installer based in Rensselaer, first announced back in October of 2014 that it would build a $4.6 million he

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-20 08:51:33

Woman accused of stealing $600K from a family member

MILTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police arrested a woman on grand larceny charges. Dena Holmes, 52, is accused of stealing nearly $600,000 from a family member between 2013 and 2016. She was charged with second-degree grand larceny and third-degree criminal tax fraud, both felonies. Holmes was

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-20 20:52:39

Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for having child porn

(NEWS10) - A Capital Region man will spend the next five years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges. The U.S. Attorney's Office of Northern New York says 21-year-old Amado Colon, of Albany, will have to pay $25,000 in restitution to seven victims whose images he used. Colon a

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-20 15:26:38

Troy man charged in connection with Halloween gun fire

TROY - A 24-year-old Troy man was charged in connection with a Halloween shots fired call in Lansingburg on Sunday. Mashawn A. Andrews was arrested in the back of a home on 2nd Avenue, spokesman Capt. Daniel DeWolf said in a news release. Andrews was charged with felony reckless endangerment and cri

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-20 10:40:20

Pair accused of shooting, killing Mechanicville man arraigned

MECHANICVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The two people accused of the murder that claimed the life of a 19-year-old were arraigned in court on Monday. Nikolai Mavashev, 19, and Joseph Broscko, 16, are charged in the shooting death of David Feliciano back in August. Police say Feliciano was shot inside his Gr

NEWS10 ABC - 2017-11-20 16:13:33

Local artist wins state-level artistic competition

Forest Ash, with SW Resources in Parkersburg, was recognized in October for his work in the 2017 Diversifying Perspectives Art Contest and Exhibition in Charleston. (Photo Provided) PARKERSBURG - For the fourth year the West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services partnered with the West Virgin

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Truth Seeker: Exploring St. Joseph's Landing

Photo byTom Moore St. Joseph's Landing, also known as the former St. Joseph's Hospital, is in Parkersburg. Last month I left everyone hanging on where I would be spending Halloween night. There were a couple of reasons that I had done that. One reason was because I did not want a lot of people knowi

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Holiday In the Park displays light up Christmas season

Photo by Jeff Baughan Serra Alford, a kindergarten student at Emerson Elementary School, left, sits on Santa's lap with her sister, Alexis Alford, right, a second grader at the school. Alexis received an award in the Holiday in the Park coloring contest. Photo by Jeff Baughan Motorists with their

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Suspects in three states arrested as part of heroin investigation

Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin addresses media Friday afternoon as Williamstown Police Chief Shawn Graham, right, listens. Photo by Jeff Baughan Parkersburg Police Chief Joe Martin addresses media Friday afternoon as Wood County Sheriff Steve Stephens, right, listens. Ma


Look Back: Ritchie County mines, railroad fade into history

Photo provided by the Ritchie County Historical Society A train of the C.&K. RY. (Cairo and Kanawha Railway) at the Macfarlan station. The railway ran 17 miles from Cairo to Macfarlan. The "Calico Railroad" initially used the railroad right-of-way, hauling asphalt from the Ritchie Mines to the B&O R


Flint: WHS stadium will be among athletic facility projects

Superintendent John Flint said initial information on the athletic facility needs of WHS were presented to the board Tuesday, and officials are getting estimates on those projects and work at Parkersburg High School's Stadium Field and Parkersburg South High School's Erickson All-Sports Facility. Je


'Mickey's House' opens for homeless students

Welch cut the ribbon on "Mickey's House" on Nov. 1 for Project H.O.M.E.'s house for homeless or displaced teens. The newly built house will give students at R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston a place to stay while finishing their studies for graduation. Kim Wilson, a 1970 graduate of Parkers


Parkersburg officials unveil splash park renderings, seek public input

Clockwise from left, Parkersburg City Councilwoman Sharon Kuhl, city development projects administrator Ryan Barber Davisville resident Stephanie DeBerry and her daughter Sydney, Councilman John Reed, Sydney DeBerry's caregiver Jackie Harris and Judy McCrady, wife of Councilman Dave McCrady, discuss

PARKERSBURG NEWS & SENTINEL - 2017-11-21 08:00:00

Guilty pleas heard this week

UNION COUNTY - The following persons pleaded guilty before Judge John C. Hayes III of York in General Sessions Court in the Main Courtroom of the Union County Courthouse this past week: - Christopher Scott Austin, 29, 215 Kissy Creek Circle, Union, to domestic violence second-degree, three years wit

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 06:00:13

Lakelands Fed. Credit Union robbed, Greenwood Police searching for suspect

GREENWOOD, SC (WSPA) - Greenwood Police are searching for a suspect after an armed robbery at the Lakelands Federal Credit Union. It happened around 10:15 a.m. at the credit union located at the corner of Edgefield and Spring Streets. Police say the man was armed with some sort of long gun. The susp

WSPA.COM - 2017-11-20 17:21:14

Funnel Cakes by Pam at the parade

Charles Warner | The Union Times In this week's News Around Lockart column, Connie Porter announces that a vendor, Funnel Cakes by Pam, will be at the Lockhart Christmas Parade. I was very happy that I heard from one of our vendors for the Lockhart Christmas Parade, today. Funnel Cakes by Pam will


Protecting Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church

Image courtesy of the NSDAR The Fairforest Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution met Oct. 3 at Mt. Vernon Presbyterian Church. During the meeting the NSDAR members were addressed by Mrs. Kim O'Dell Winslow who did a presentation on the church's history. UNION C

UNION DAILY TIMES - 2017-11-20 07:30:22