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Student arrested at Cohoes High School after alleged shooting threat

COHOES - Cohoes High School went into lockdown Tuesday afternoon after a student called 911 just before 2 p.m. to warn of an imminent shooting. The caller was identified by police and arrested at the high school, according to Cohoes Police Chief Bill Heslin. The teen - who, despite rumors, was not a

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-20 16:34:18

Former Albany woman who sold heroin sentenced to time served

ALBANY - A former Albany resident was sentenced to time served after she purchased heroin in the Bronx and Amsterdam and sold it over the summer of 2016. United States District Judge Mae A. D'Agostino in Albany also sentenced Lourdes Rivera, 40, of the Bronx, to three years of post-imprisonment supe

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 15:29:19

Third man charged in fatal July shootout

SCHENECTADY -- A third person has been charged in connection with a July gunfight in which at least 20 shots were fired and a man was killed. Marc Harris is accused of firing at Niam Dorvil, the man who police believe fired the shot that killed Jonny Olds, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 21:10:42

Police investigate possible shots fired in Schenectady

ROTTERDAM -- An incident that involved speeding cars and possibly gunshots Monday morning in Schenectady apparently ended with a crash in Rotterdam, police said. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, and Schenectady police had also yet to confirm if there had been gunshots. No arres

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-19 17:36:34

Voorheesville man charged with rape and weapons possession

ALBANY - Bail for Jeremy W. Siddon, 23, of Voorheesville was set at $150,000 on Tuesday, March 20, in Albany County Court by Judge Peter A. Lynch. Siddon had been charged with rape and criminal possession of a firearm by the Albany County Sheriff's Office, according to a release from the office. Aft

ALTAMONTENTERPRISE.COM - 2018-03-21 00:26:00

Crash leads to DWI arrest

A one-car rollover on Monday resulted in the arrest of Schenevus resident Michele A. Bookhout, 54, on the charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor offense. According to a media release, troopers were dispatched to the accident on State Highway 7 in Milford around 3 p.m. on Marc

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-20 23:45:51

$65,000 settlement in Schenectady

A City Council committee has agreed to a $65,000 settlement of a federal lawsuit filed by a resident alleging police used excessive force against him during a 2014 altercation. The matter, stemming from the civil case filed by Christian Baez a few years ago, was voted out of the three-member claims

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 22:25:46

FBI seeking info following local child porn arrest

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Albany Field Office is looking for information following a child pornography arrest. The FBI says on March 1, 2018, James Brady was arrested and charged with receipt and distribution of child pornography. The agency is looking to iden

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-19 19:34:06

Men facing drug, weapons charges after Thruway stop

Two New York City men are facing felony drug and weapons charges after being stopped on the Thruway Thursday night in Albany. State Police said troopers stopped a vehicle at about 10:45 p.m. Police searched the vehicle and found a loaded Smith and Wesson .40-caliber handgun, 189 grams of cocaine, 61


Saratoga County sheriff announcing major drug bust Monday morning

Saratoga County Sheriff Michael Zurlo said Sunday his office will announce the breakup of a major drug trafficking organization that operated in the county on Monday. A news conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Board of Supervisors' building in Ballston Spa. Zurlo's office declined to give mor


Possible nor'easter expected to miss region but could mean some snow: Weather Service

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A possible nor'easter on Wednesday would likely miss the mid-Hudson Valley but could result in some snow, according to the National Weather Service in Albany. Video by Jack Howland/Poughkeepsie Journal Wochit A coastal storm is moving east and could develop into


Albany man faces charges in wrong-way crash on I90

ALBANY -An Albany man faces charges including DWI and vehicular assault after he allegedly caused a head-on collision by driving the wrong way Saturday on I90 in Albany, State Police said Monday. Both drivers were taken to Albany Medical Center Hospital with serious injuries. Andrew M. Febbie, 21, d

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 11:03:19

14 foot snowman built in Schenectady

Photo Courtesty of Gordon White SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Spring may be just around the corner, but there's still plenty of snow to go around; enough snow to build a massive snowman. Gordon White of Schenectady built this giant 14-foot-tall snowman in his yard. He starts by gathering all the sn


Fake 'Hamilton' ticket page under investigation

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - If you're a big Broadway fan and are looking forward to seeing Hamilton when it comes to Proctors next summer you'll want to listen up. You may have seen this Facebook Page pop up on your News Feed while scrolling through your timeline. "It's a case of unfortunate social

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-19 19:48:54

2 boys charged with hate crime in Clifton Park

CLIFTON PARK - Two teenage boys accused a threatening a family based on their religious beliefs were arrested Sunday by State Police. The boys, 14 and 15 years old, were charged with second-degree aggravated harassment as a hate crime after they left several voicemail threats, according to police. T

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 14:28:52

Two faces sex abuse charges in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY - Two city men face sexual abuse charges in separate cases, authorities said. Danny M. Hahn, 43, of Hulett Street, faces one count of first-degree sexual abuse, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. Police charged him Wednesday. Hahn is accused of abusing the t


Police: Man committed criminal sex acts against child

SCHENECTADY - A city man committed sex acts on a child and is now facing charges that could bring 25 years in prison, authorities said. Christopher W. Clark, 19, of Albany Street, faces two counts of first-degree criminal sexual act, felonies, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor. C


Police: Schenectady man extorted one woman, assaulted another

Photographer: Shutterstock SCHENECTADY -- A city man extorted a woman in October to obtain $900, authorities said. Rene Osorio, 33, of State Street, faces one count of fourth-degree grand larceny, a felony. Police arrested him Tuesday. Osorio allegedly threatened to reveal a damaging secret about th


Troopers: Woman passed 16 forged checks

Photographer: Shutterstock FULTON COUNTY -- A Montgomery County woman passed nearly $3,600 in forged checks, state police said. Melony S. Bradt, 54, of Fultonville faces multiple counts of second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and grand larceny, police said on Thursday. Bradt pass


Multiple departments respond to Schoharie County house fire

ZICHARDFIREPIC.jpg SCHOHARIE, NY (WRGB) -- Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire on Zicha Road Thursday night. The chief of the Central Bridge Fire Department says the calls came in around 10:00 p.m. No one was home at the time, but crews struggled to get water because of frozen ponds