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Man dies following motorcycle accident in Colonie

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A man has died following a multi-vehicle accident in Colonie.Police said a 22-year-old man from Wynantskill was driving his motorcycle east on Albany Shaker Road when he collided with a Ford Focus turning left onto Wolf Road.The motorcyclist was taken to Albany Memorial Hosp

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-08-18 01:17:19

Man involved in Schenectady standoff may not face jail time

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WRGB) - The man who barricaded himself inside his home during a six-hour standoff with police might not face any time behind bars.CBS6’s media partners at The Daily Gazette report that a tentative agreement between Schenectady County prosecutors and Daniel Keary's attorney would r

WRGB - 2018-08-17 22:12:27

Mom allegedly wrapped dead infant in plastic, hid body in hole in Schenectady

Heaven Puleski was too high on heroin to care for her son, Rayen, and when he eventually died, she wrapped his body in a plastic bag and left the remains in a hole behind their home, police said,according to the Times Union in Albany.


Glenville Police investigating fatal accident

Police say the vehicle lost control and struck several trees. The driver was the only person in the car.He was transported to Ellis Hospital where he later died.Alcohol and drugs do not appear to be involved.

WNYT - 2018-08-18 00:00:00

High speed chase ends with officers saving infant’s life on side of Amsterdam road

“I thought the worst of the worst when I heard this, because I heard screaming on the radios,” said Police Chief Gregory Culick.

WRGB - 2018-08-17 17:35:50

Schenectady Police arrest mother of missing 4-month-old

Schenectady, N.Y. (WRGB) Schenectady Police announced the arrest of Heaven Puleski after being interviewed by multiple law enforcement agencies Tuesday night.Police tell us Puleski was arrested and charged with the following:Tampering with Physical Evidence (Class E Felony)Concealment of a Human Cor


Saratoga Springs City Hall damaged by fire

It was unclear when the building would re-open, and a City Council meeting planned for Monday has been moved to the recreation center on Jefferson Street, theTimes Unionreported.

POST-STAR - 2018-08-18 10:22:00

Chinese chain Mr. Hui’s opens in Schenectady

The sixth location of a Nebraska-based chain called Mr. Hui’s has opened at 2035 State St. in Schenectady, a building that previously housed Food Cuisine Asian Bistro, Mr. Ginger and Dolce Vita Ristorante.


Police: Glenville woman accused of taking thousands from youth football league

GLENVILLE, NY (WRGB) Police have arrested a 45 year old Glenville woman, accused of using football league funds for personal use.

WRGB - 2018-08-17 15:37:27

Chinese chain restaurant Mr. Hui opens in Schenectady

The sixth location of a Nebraska-based chain called Mr. Hui's has opened at 2035 State St. in Schenectady, a building that previously housed Food Cuisine Asian Bistro, Mr. Ginger and Dolce Vita Ristorante.


Troopers: Amsterdam councilman paid women to dance, show off breasts

Sworn depositions given by three people accuse Fourth Ward Alderman Rodney Wojnar of hiring two different women, at various times, to perform strip dances for him before allowing him to touch their breasts and then allowing him to punch them repeatedly in the stomach.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-08-17 00:00:00

Update: Goldstock's permanently closed

A view of Goldstock's Sporting Goods store on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Glenville, N.Y. The store has been closed by the owners. (Paul Buckowski/Times Union)

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-17 17:44:57

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Prohibiting Children Under The Age Of 18 From Using Indoor Tanning Facilities

Albany, NY - August 17, 2018 -Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation (A.07218/S.5585-A), banning children under the age of 18 from using indoor tanning facilities.

LONGISLAND.COM - 2018-08-17 12:59:00

Cuomo allocates resources to combat Albany crime

Elijah Cancer, 32, was shot dead in Albany's South End in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 8, 2018. Police say their initial investigation suggests Cancer was attempting to break up a large-scale fight... more

TIMES UNION - 2018-08-16 20:39:31

Teen seriously injured in crash on Charlton Road in Glenville

GLENVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A 17-year-old male teen was seriously injured in a crash on Charlton Road in Glenville Friday night, police say.

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-08-18 10:05:22

GOP buys Cuomo ticket to Canada after US greatness comment -

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s political opponents on the right and left seized Thursday on his comment that America “was never that great,” with Republicans buying him a bus ticket to Canada and intra-party rival Cynthia Nixon accusing him of trying and failing to sound like a pro

KUSI.COM - 2018-08-17 23:20:26

Feds: Schenectady man pleads guilty in drug ring case

ALBANY — A Schenectady man pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiring with more than 10 others to distribute heroin, crack cocaine and cocaine throughout the Capital Region, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.


Mother of missing baby charged after remains found near home

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Albany County Land Bank sells 300 properties

ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - The Albany County Land Bank has announced they've sold 300 properties that were vacant, foreclosed or abandoned.

WRGB - 2018-08-17 17:38:27

Police: Mom arrested after dead baby found in hole behind home

Heaven Puleski. (Courtesy of Schenectady PD via WFLA)Schenectady, N.Y. (AP/WFLA) - Police in upstate New York have charged the mother of a missing baby with multiple felonies after the remains of a child were found wrapped in a plastic bag near her home.Schenectady, New York police say Heaven Pulesk

CBS17.COM - 2018-08-16 19:51:00