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Man charged with rape in Schenectady
SCHENECTADY - A city man has been arrested, accused of raping someone from late May until last week, authorities said.
Police: Man broke another man's teeth in Schenectady assault
Steven Perry, 35, of Backus Street, faces one count of second-degree assault, a felony, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a misdemeanor.
Police: Man hit woman in Schenectady, endangered child
SCHENECTADY - An Albany man punched his ex-girlfriend earlier this month, causing their 14-month-old child to hit his face on a mailbox, authorities said.
Schenectady Druthers in Mohawk Harbor opening Friday
Rick Valeri, left, and Tom Pollack of Spartan Woodworking of Ballston Spa work on a new Druthers at Mohawk Harbor Tuesday May 22, 2018 in Schenectady, NY. (John Carl D'Annibale/Times Union)
Albany Police arrest man on drugs, weapon charges after traffic stop.
During the stop, police say the front seat passenger, David Mathes, had a loaded .40 caliber handgun and 1.6 grams of crack cocaine in his possession.
Albany police charge 2 with gun crimes
Around 8 p.m. Tuesday, officers tried to stop Alvin Damon, 21, near Third Street and North Manning Boulevard in reference to an unspecified investigation. Damon led officers on brief foot chase before being arrested, police said. When officers searched Damon they found a loaded 9mm handgun, accordin
Three-time felon headed to federal prison in marijuana case
A three-time felon who police believe sold large quantities of marijuana around the Glens Falls and Saratoga Springs regions was sentenced to 71 months in federal prison Tuesday and agreed to forfeit $117,000.Ryan R. Mershon, 40, of Ballston Spa will also spend 3 years on supervised release after he
Lawmakers struggle to wrap up 2018 session
"No deals yet, just trying to close down session," Senate Leader John Flanagan, R-Long Island, told reporters. "We should be talking about the package of school safety bills that we've done that has not been given the light of day or the time of day in the Assembly."
Free (or super cheap) summer movie series – Bow Tie, Regal, Palace, Proctors and more
Once again, national movie theater chains, municipalities and local arts venues are hosting free (or super cheap) movie series over the coming weeks. So, clip and keep this list and carve out a summer of cinema fun.
Watervliet father, son charged after cops find drugs and guns
Police Chief Mark Spain said in a news release that on Tuesday the department arrested Christian Leon-Roldan, 36, and his father Carlos Leon, 59, both of 2425 3rd Ave., rear building.
NY lawmakers to wrap up 2018 session Wednesday
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Suspended Albany officer faces contempt count in Schenectady
Silver has been suspended from the Albany force since his arrest last August in Niskayuna in a similar case, Albany police said. He was arrested Aug. 29, also on a second-degree criminal contempt case. The status of that case could not be determined.
Schenectady restaurant, bar holding ribbon cutting
Schenectady mayor Gary McCarthy and Kristen Cargill, vice president of membership at the Capital Region Chamber, will attend the event, which will start at 4 p.m. at 10 Yates St.
More officers on the streets following recent violence in Albany
To put this in perspective, the city averages 35 per year. If the trend continues, that number could significantly go up.
When will recreational marijuana be legal in New York?
On Monday, the State Health Commissioner recommended that a regulated, legal marijuana program be available to adults in New York State. Dr. Howard Zucker says the pros of legalizing the drug now outweigh the cons.
Former mayor sentenced on child porn charges
Ricky Nelson, 63, was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison for possession of a sexual performance of a child.
Albany police officer injured in dirt bike arrest
District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that JAHQUEL ROBERTSON, 22, of Albany, pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Forgery Device in the Second Degree, a Class D Felony, and Count of Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree, a Class E Felony, before the Honorable Peter A. Lynch in Alba
Police: Poestenkill woman hit person with vehicle, left scene
NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. >> A Poestenkill woman was arrested after hitting a person with her vehicle Friday and leaving the scene, police said.
Judge denies youthful offender status for Clifton Park teen accused of sex crimes
June 19, 2018 06:52 PMA Clifton Park teen appeared before a judge Tuesday afternoon to learn his fate. Taylor Pierre is accused of several crimes - including trying to convince underage girls to send him explicit photos and videos on social media.The big question on Tuesday was would the judge grant
This condition will now qualify you for medical marijuana
"The opioid epidemic in New York State is an unprecedented crisis, and it is critical to ensure that providers have as many option as possible to treat patients in the most effective way," said New York Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker.