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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

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 18:45:00

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

WRGB - 2018-10-19 14:41:41

Fundraiser held in Saratoga Springs for families of Schoharie crash victims

A signature beverage was created for the event. All the proceeds from the autumn apple sangrias sold will be donated to the Halse and Cavosie families, who both lost young women in the crash.Bar manager Katheryn Lohret says she knew Amanda Halse personally. She says Amanda's brother Kevin actually t


Schuylerville man jailed in teen sex case

Sean P. Bass was charged with third-degree criminal sexual act, a felony, and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation by Saratoga Springs Police, authorities said.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 14:30:00

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

WRGB - 2018-10-19 17:37:06

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.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 12:55:00

Saratoga Springs middle school students learn cyber issues

“My whole goal is to try and emphasize to them to be peaceful citizens and make the right choices online,” Cromwell said. "You can disagree with someone, but do it in a tactful way. You don’t have to call them a 'moron,' because if someone looks that up, do they not get a job?”

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 20:15:00

Appeals court rules for Queensbury resident in lawsuit against Warren County

"Supreme Court could have, in its discretion, awarded petitioner reasonable counsel fees and other litigation costs reasonably incurred if he 'substantially prevailed' in this proceeding and, as relevant here, the agency had no reasonable basis for denying access," Appellate Division Justice John Eg

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 15:23:00

NYSP investigating suspicious death in Wilton

WILTON, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police say they are investigating a suspicious death at the Crest Inn and Suites on Route 9 in the town of Wilton. Police say they were called after a report of an unattended death. The person has been identified as Michael Komacki, 61, who was residing at the

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-10-19 18:25:16

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.

WRGB - 2018-10-19 12:51:23

Queensbury burn victim's remarkable recovery

“He literally saved my life,” he said. “If it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t be here. My kids wouldn’t have a father.”

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-10-18 22:51:01

NY Air National Guard member accused of having child porn

Police say following an investigation, troopers arrested Nick Hochmuth, 34, of Delanson, N.Y., after he admitted to downloading and sharing images of child sexual exploitation.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-10-18 18:20:25

Woman headed to prison in Queensbury drug case

QUEENSBURY — A Whitehall woman who sold opioid prescription painkillers during a police investigation was sentenced Wednesday to 3.5 years in state prison.Tammy L. Miller, also known as Tammy Yarter, pleaded guilty to felony criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with her arrest in Qu

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 09:42:00

N.Y. and Mass among 29 states in outbreak of antibiotic resistant salmonella

WKBN - Ninety-two people from 29 states have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to raw chicken, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports. Twenty-one people were sick enough that they had to be hospitalized. No deaths have been reported. An investigation notice from the CDC s

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-10-18 12:09:45

Saratoga Springs school board votes to disarm school monitors

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (WRGB) - The Saratoga Springs school board decided by one vote at their last meeting that their school monitors can't be armed on school grounds. Bob Rigano, who has several children in the district, says that concerns him. "The chances, yes, I think are slim, that something'

WRGB - 2018-10-18 19:18:03

Moreau home destroyed by fire, firefighter injured, pets unaccounted for

According to aPost-Starreporter on scene, the family was home at the time of the fire and everyone got out safely, but some pets are unaccounted for.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 19:05:00

Convicted murderer gets 7 more years for jail assault

The charge stems from an incident that occurred earlier this year. McKoy was incarcerated in the county jail, awaiting his murder trial. District Attorney Jim Ritts said McKoy assaulted another inmate. The victim suffered a broken nose and “significant visual impediments,” Ritts said.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-10-18 17:00:00

Warren County Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

The caller advised him that because he has not fulfilled his jury obligations, he is being penalized with a monetary fine, according to a news release.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 22:00:00

Man headed to prison for DWI crash that seriously injured bicyclist

BALLSTON SPA -- A man from Malta is headed to state prison after his guilty plea in connection with an alcohol-related crash that seriously injured a bicyclist last fall.David E. Lamar, 47, apologized for the hit-and-run collision that left the victim with serious injuries last November in Malta, th

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 17:40:00

Man who stole, crashed police car headed to prison

FORT EDWARD — The Kingsbury man who stole and crashed a police car while leading officers on a chase is headed to prison for up to 5 years after his guilty plea to grand larceny.Wyatt M. Carpenter, 23, pleaded guilty in connection with the July 13 theft of a Washington County Sheriff’s office patrol

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 20:30:00