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Man charged after 2017 raid now charged in drug death

Police work at 16 Cherry St. on Feb. 10, 2017, after a drug raid in which Steven M. Boice was arrested. Photographer: Erica Miller/Daily Gazette Photographer ALBANY -- An accused drug dealer who was arrested last year is now accused of providing drugs that caused a fatal overdose, federal prosecutor

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 21:31:24

Saratoga Springs man charged after fentanyl overdose death

A Saratoga Springs man was indicted Wednesday for distributing fentanyl that resulted in someone overdosing and dying from the substance, the U.S. Attorney's Office said in a news release. Authorities accuse Steven Boice, 28, of distributing furanyl fentanyl to someone with the initials B.L. on Feb.

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 20:04:47

Car crashes into Schenectady school

Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a window on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a windo

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:13:58

Police investigating fire at Glens Falls bar

GLENS FALLS - Glens Falls firefighters put out a suspicious fire that started outside The Daily Double bar early Wednesday and damaged the building, and investigators are trying to determine how it started. The fire was called in around 4:15 a.m., and flames were found in the rear of the bar at 59 S

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 11:30:00

Arrest made in Colonie school threat

Bishop Photographer: provided photo COLONIE -- Police have charged Austin Bishop, 18, of Colonie, with making a terroristic threat, a felony, for allegedly threatening to return to school with a weapon after he was suspended on Tuesday, according to a police report. The alleged threat was overheard

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 14:55:32

Extra police at Colonie high school following school bus comment

There will be an extra police presence at Colonie Central High School on Wednesday after a student made a threatening comment on a school bus Tuesday. Christopher Robilotti, the executive principal, wrote to parents informing them that while the threat was not credible, the district was still taking

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 06:49:24

Schuylerville man pleads guilty in sex case

BALLSTON SPA -- A Schuylerville man who was arrested last summer for soliciting sex from an underage person pleaded guilty Tuesday in Saratoga County Court to two felony charges. Kenneth K. Washburn, 53, pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree criminal sexual act and possessing a sexual performance

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 11:01:00

New cosmetics store to open in Saratoga Springs

Subscribe to discover fast, unlimited access. Buy Now SARATOGA SPRINGS - A new store selling a high-quality line of face, body and hair care products from the Dead Sea will open April 3 at 6 Phila St. Amour New York will sell products, branded as Shemen Amour, that are certified original from the De

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 20:30:00

Driver ticketed for accident involving Queensbury town vehicle

QUEENSBURY - One person was hurt when a vehicle went through a red light at the intersection of Upper Glen Street and Aviation Road on Tuesday, the collision damaging a town of Queensbury vehicle. The Warren County Sheriff's Office said the crash happened just after 11:30 a.m. A vehicle driven by a

POST-STAR - 2018-03-21 14:13:00

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


Police: Man accidentally broke baby's arm

GLENS FALLS - A Glens Falls man was arrested Wednesday after his infant son suffered a broken arm, police said. Daniel S. Caldwell, 23, was charged with misdemeanor counts of assault and endangering the welfare of a child after a child under the age of 1 was brought to Glens Falls Hospital on Wednes


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


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


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


Lake Luzerne woman headed to prison

BALLSTON SPA - A Lake Luzerne woman who went into a Hadley home one day last summer and assaulted a person was sentenced Thursday in Saratoga County Court to up to 3 years in state prison. Arianna Hoebeke, 31, pleaded guilty to third-degree burglary, a felony, in January for an Aug. 24 incident at a


Off-duty Troy police officer assaulted

TROY - A 29-year-old man was arraigned in City Court Wednesday for attacking an off-duty police officer, leaving him with a broken nose and other injuries early on March 10 outside a downtown bar, police said. Officer Timothy White had left Bootleggers on Broadway at 200 Broadway at about 1:15 a.m.


Vote On Saratoga Springs Emergency Shelter Delayed

Paulina Phelps / WAMC The Saratoga Springs Planning Board has delayed a vote on a proposed emergency homeless shelter. On Thursday night the Planning Board was scheduled to vote on two agenda items that would greenlight the proposed permanent Code Blue Shelter on Walworth Street. The project being


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


Man charged with felony after hit-and-run crash

KINGSBURY - A Hartford man faces numerous charges after a woman reported she saw him drive into a utility pole and flee the crash scene Monday night, then followed him to keep police apprised of his whereabouts, authorities said. Washington County sheriff's officers caught up with the pickup truck o