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Clifton Park man gets two years for killing dog

Hank Smith, 27, of Huntridge Drive, admitted in April to killing a mini Pinscher named Nicholas. The dog was owned by Terri Brewer, who was "known to the defendant," according to District Attorney Karen Heggen.

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-06-22 00:00:00

Woman arrested after late-night chase in Hudson Falls

HUDSON FALLS -- A Hudson Falls woman was arrested on numerous charges after a car chase late Wednesday that included her throwing drugs from the vehicle as she fled, according to police.Hilary C. LaPoint, 26, was charged after a chase that began when Hudson Falls Police officers saw a vehicle she wa

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 10:15:00

DA: Former BH-BL student pleads guilty to threatening school

BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. >> A former Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake Central School District student recently admitted to threatening to commit murder at a school, authorities said.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-06-21 23:19:58

Woman faces charges after Queensbury crash

No injuries were reported, but police determined Bonnie J. Steele, 65, drove into a stopped vehicle at the intersection at around 9:40 p.m.

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 12:55:00

Parasol Tattoo Company opens in Saratoga Springs

The new business is owned and operated by local tattoo artist Joe Wood. After working in a shop for about 15 years, the Saratoga Springs resident was looking for some new challenges and wanted to try something different, he said, explaining why he wanted to open his own tattoo shop.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-06-22 17:57:05

Troy man faces prison time for criminal possession of a weapon

Rensselaer County District Attorney Joel E. Abelove announced Dominick Harris, 24, pled guilty Thursday to one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, in satisfaction of a ten-count indictment.

TROY RECORD - 2018-06-22 21:17:14

Big, friendly emu named Charles wandering around Rensselaer County

The big bird was last seen Wednesday after escaping his enclosure at the Berkshire Bird Paradise in Grafton Tuesday. Peter Dubacher, who runs the bird sanctuary, says his daughter Elizabeth and others are currently searching for the bird that was last seen heading toward Petersburg.

SARATOGIAN - 2018-06-22 09:58:52

Ferretti’s in Clifton Park closing after 30 years

Ferretti’s Pizza, a Clifton Park mainstay for pizza and other casual Italian fare for 30 years, will close.

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-22 16:04:24

Crews respond to fire at local dump

"We were here two months ago when the excavator caught fire inside the structure. It also started a pile on fire. At that time, there were people here and they were able to get the flames knocked down quickly. No one was here tonight, so the fire had quite the head start. The last time somebody was

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-06-22 15:00:36

ELECTION 2018: Molinaro vows to reform NY state economic development programs if elected governor

ALBANY, N.Y. >> Republican candidate for governor Marc Molinaro says, if elected, he’ll reform what he called the state’s “failing and bloated” economic development programs that cost New York taxpayers billions of dollars annually.

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-06-22 17:41:11

Owner of fake tech business arrested again

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The owner of a fake technology business was arrested again.New York State Police arrested Johnny Bryant.Bryant has already been arrested in multiple jurisdictions. All of the charges are similar.Police say he promised people that he would build and manage websites for them. The

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-06-22 20:06:22

Police: South Glens Falls man sold heroin

SOUTH GLENS FALLS — A South Glens Falls man was jailed Wednesday on charges that allege he sold heroin after an investigation by three police agencies into opioid trafficking in northern Saratoga County, police said.Shawn P. Wood, 47, of Main Street, was charged with felony counts of criminal sale o

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 13:06:00

One death, 21 arrests at Stephentown music festival

From June 7 through June 11, state police focused on the illegal distribution of controlled substances at the Disc Jam Music Festival, which was held from June 7 to June 10 at Gardner’s Farm, 15895 Route 22 in Stephentown.

TROY RECORD - 2018-06-21 18:02:14

ICE returns to Saratoga, arrests 2

This week, ICE confirmed the arrest of two people in the city, but spokesman Khaalid Walls did not identify the people or provide any information about the arrests. ICE said its deportation officers do not conduct sweeps or raids that target aliens indiscriminately.

TIMES UNION - 2018-06-21 15:57:55

Full of fun: Saratoga Balloon & BBQ Festival has something for everyone

Lake George balloon pilot Todd Monahan, right, prepares his burner for a test flight.Paul Post — ppost@digitalfirstmedia.com

SARATOGIAN - 2018-06-22 20:00:13

Queensbury man charged with criminal contempt again

QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury man who was jailed earlier this month for allegedly beating a woman and damaging her car, then arrested again after he tried to contact her from jail, has been charged with additional countsMark K. Sparks, 49, faces two counts of felony criminal contempt for allegedly conta

POST-STAR - 2018-06-22 15:30:00

Big friendly emu named Charles wandering around upstate NY

The big bird was last seen Wednesday after escaping his enclosure at the Berkshire Bird Paradise in Grafton Tuesday. Peter Dubacher, who runs the bird sanctuary, says his daughter Elizabeth and others are currently searching for the bird that was last seen heading toward Petersburg.

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-06-22 05:14:55

Albany Police: Man arrested, accused of firing handgun in two incidents

ALBANY, NY (WRGB) Albany Police say a man was arrested, accused in two incidents where shots were fired in the city of Albany.

WRGB - 2018-06-21 13:09:52

Police: Argyle man charged after crash truck, trailer

ARGYLE — An Argyle man faces numerous charges after he allegedly crashed a truck while driving drunk early Wednesday, police said.Bruce A. Parent, 23, was charged after a crash on county Route 49. No injuries were reported, but State Police who responded to a 4:40 a.m. call for a truck off the road

POST-STAR - 2018-06-21 12:45:00

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