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Man seriously injured in early Sunday Schenectady fire

SCHENECTADY - A city man suffered serious injuries in a fire Sunday morning on Van Vranken Avenue, fire officials said. A firefighter also suffered minor injuries in the early morning blaze that saw firefighters rescue the injured man and police officers help other tenants from the building.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Police continue to investigate Albany-area double murder-suicide

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Police continue to investigate a double murder-suicide that happened at Adams Circle in Ballston Spa. “My agency was requested to check the well fare of Steven Jones, who resides at 723 Adams Circle in the village of Ballston Spa after he failed to show up to work for s

WIVB - 2018-12-17 04:34:00

Your Clifton Park: News Briefs for Dec. 14 to Dec. 20

HALFMOON - First New York Federal Credit Union will open a full-service branch in town during the summer of 2019. The aim of the new branch, to be located at 1533 Route 9, is to better accommodate First New York's growing membership in Saratoga County. It will feature two First New York Express Inte

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Red Cross helps five following overnight Schenectady fire

The Red Cross says volunteers provided immediate emergency aid to five people after a multi-family fire on Sunday morning on Van Vranken Ave in Schenectady. It started just before 4:00 am.

WRGB - 2018-12-16 10:59:00

Advocates Push to Make Troy a Sanctuary City

SPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: The resolution for the Troy Sanctuary City in its current form is non-binding, which means this is largely a symbolic gesture. But supporters want to use this to change the way officials in Troy approach residents who come from other countries. Joining me now to explain more is

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-12-16 18:00:00

Snapshot: Delivery of toys

Capital Region BOCES students played the part of Santa's elves recently as they delivered a sleigh overflowing with toys to the Schenectady City Mission. The students — members of the SkillsUSA chapter on the Albany campus — collected toys in a full-sized sleigh on the Albany Campus since Thanksgivi

SARATOGIAN - 2018-12-17 05:00:00

Wanted Troy woman arrested at Albany Airport

COLONIE, N.Y. — Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple said that deputies recently arrested a Troy woman wanted on burglary and domestic violence charges. Last week, Apple said deputies from the Albany County Sheriff’s Office Airport Station received information that an individual who is wanted on violen

TROY RECORD - 2018-12-16 17:30:00

Police: Man drove drunk with child in vehicle

BALLSTON — A Schenectady man was arrested Saturday for allegedly driving while intoxicated with a child in the vehicle. The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a reckless driver just after 9 a.m. on Route 50. David A. Saxby, 43, of 479 Cedar St. was stopped by police. He also a

POST-STAR - 2018-12-15 21:30:00

Police continue to investigate double murder-suicide

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Police continue to investigate a double murder-suicide that happened at Adams Circle in Ballston Spa. “My agency was requested to check the well fare of Steven Jones, who resides at 723 Adams Circle in the village of Ballston Spa after he failed to show up to work for s

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-16 04:31:00

Schenectady man sentenced after inappropriate relationship with 13-year-old girl

A Schenectady man gets the near-maximum sentence, after his conviction on criminal sex charges. Kevin Paige was convicted in October of criminal sexual act, sexual abuse, and endangering the welfare of a child.

WNYT - 2018-12-14 01:28:02

Letters to the Editor for Sunday, Dec. 16

GE’s decline began when former CEO Jack Welch transformed GE from a respected, innovative manufacturing company to one that was focused only on raising earnings and the stock price GE increased earnings every quarter during Welch’s 20 years as CEO. These too-good-to-be-true earnings resulted from la

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Police hold press conference for double murder-suicide in Ballston Spa

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Ballston Spa Police Department and New York State Police held a press conference on Saturday for the double murder-suicide at a home in Adams Circle in Ballston Spa.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-15 21:06:00

7 neglected properties in Albany to get $78M facelift

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Seven properties in downtown Albany are set for renovations under a major revitalization project involving an upstate New York developer. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that Schenectady-based Redburn Development Partners will invest $78 million in the neglected properties loc

WBNG-TV - 2018-12-15 15:55:07

'Morally bankrupt' man given six years in Schenectady child sex abuse case

SCHENECTADY - A man who told a Schenectady County jury he was "in love" with a 13-year-old girl was sentenced Thursday to six years in state prison in a sexual abuse case, Schenectady County District Attorney's officials said.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-12-13 07:00:00

Schenectady County men charged with lying to get unemployment benefits

Two men from Schenectady County are facing charges, accused of lying to get unemployment benefits. State police say 47-year-old Wayne Cross of Glenville took nearly $7,000 illegally. He is charged with grand larceny, falsifying documents and filing a false instrument.

WNYT - 2018-12-13 17:21:04

Massive Schenectady fire leaves 5 homeless

SCHENECTADY, NY - A massive fire on Rugby Road has left five people out in the cold. The fire early Thursday destroyed the two family home, with the roof collapsing. By the time firefighters arrived around 2:30 a.m. everyone had escaped.

WNYT - 2018-12-13 09:41:04

Lawsuit filed over pay raises for NY lawmakers

by Karen DeWitt (NYS Capitol Correspondent) , in Albany, NY. A government reform group has filed a lawsuit to stop a pay raise granted to state lawmakers by a compensation commission. The conservative-leaning Government Justice Center said the salary increase is unconstitutional because it also “rad

NORTH COUNTRY PUBLIC RADIO - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

Police investigating murder-suicide in Ballston Spa

BALLSTON SPA — Authorities are investigating an alleged murder-suicide Friday night at a residence in the village of Ballston Spa, according to The Post-Star's media partner WNYT-TV News Channel 13.

POST-STAR - 2018-12-14 22:20:00

Schenectady home a total loss after early morning fire

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Fire crews responded to a structure fire on Rugby Road in Schenectady at around 2 a.m. When they arrived on scene, flames were climbing the second floor and shooting through the roof.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-12-13 11:22:00

Group files lawsuit challenging commission that granted NYS lawmakers raises

ALBANY – A lawsuit filed Friday claims a commission created by Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature “overstepped its constitutional and legal bounds” by granting state lawmakers their first raises in two decades while also restricting legislator outside income.

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-14 18:30:00