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Saratoga girls basketball wins quarterfinal over Shaker, 59-50

ALBANY, N.Y. – It’s been more than a year since the Saratoga Springs girls basketball team could celebrate a Section 2 quarterfinal win, and the 59-50 win Thursday night over Shaker at Albany High School was muted as the Blue Streaks still have unfinished business.


Man charged, accused of throwing snow at trooper, resisting

TOWN OF MOREAU, NY (WRGB) State Police say they arrested a man on charges following a traffic stop. Police say Troopers stopped a vehicle driven by 47 year old Stephen Matthews of Gansevoort.


Saratoga Co. GOP endorses PSU grad for judgeship

SARATOGA — A Plattsburgh native and an attorney from Ballston have been tapped by the Saratoga County Republican Committee for two open judgeships on the Supreme Court in the 4th Judicial District.


NY Couple Married For 70 Years Pass Away Hours Apart

Do you believe in love? Maybe after hearing about Warren Chapple and his wife Joan Chapple you will. Warren Chapple was 92 and his wife Joan Chapple was 87. They had been married for 70 years. CNY Central reports that they passed away within hours of each other.


NYSP arrests man accused of driving vehicle without license plates

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - New York State Police arrested a man they say was driving a vehicle without any license plates. Police say during the traffic stop, Allen Jordan, 25, gave troopers a fictitious Texas Temporary Registration. Jordan also had a suspended driver's license.


City Council creates public relations position, City Hall restoration on track

SARATOGA SPRINGS. N.Y. — Last week, every Democratic member of the Saratoga Springs City Council announced their intent to run for re-election to their positions in November.


Man jailed after alleged gun threat in Queensbury

QUEENSBURY — A gun threat during a child custody dispute at an apartment on Burke Drive late Thursday led to the arrest of a Queensbury man on numerous charges, according to police.


Teen sentenced in Washington County for killing best friend with machete

A teen accused of killing his best friend in Washington County was sentenced to 20 years to life behind bars on Friday. Adrian Sawyer, 16, admitted to cutting Maverick Bowman's throat last fall with a machete after a night of partying. Bowman was about to turn 16 years old.


Whitney, Hendrickson not hosting annual party on opening day of Saratoga track season

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (WRGB) - The queen of Saratoga and her husband will not be hosting their annual track party on opening day of track season. Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson say the new extended racing meet this year is creating a season that’s just too long.


Schenectady police investigate attempted child abduction

SCHENECATADY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A Schenectady father says his 11-year-old was almost abducted while walking to her school bus stop. Schenectady police are now investigating and warning parents in the area.


Fired employee sues Rivers Casino, charges discrimination

SCHENECTADY — A former employee of Rivers Casino & Resort is suing the casino and several supervisors there, alleging she was harassed because of her Muslim faith and then unfairly fired after complaining about the harassment.


Kingsbury man headed to prison

BALLSTON SPA — A Kingsbury man who was one of two people arrested on drug charges after a car chase last June was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in state prison. James J. Harrington, 37, of Wait Road, pleaded guilty last month to a felony for an arrest in Saratoga County for possession of unspecifi


Troopers: Woman charged with burglary at Halfmoon Walmart

HALFMOON - A woman faces a burglary count, accused of entering the Halfmoon Walmart after being told not to and taking items, state police said. Cheri L. Shepard, 51, of Schaghticoke, faces one count of third-degree burglary, a felony. She was arrested Wednesday.


Middle Grove man found dead

GREENFIELD, N.Y. — State forest rangers assisted with the recent recovery of a 77-year-old Middle Grove man, who was found deceased in the vicinity of Lake Desolation Road. The man, whose name was not provided, was last seen on the morning of Feb. 11 at a local eatery in Saratoga Springs.


New York State STAR program reimbursement by county

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York Department of Taxation released the latest data on the number of School Tax Relief (STAR) reimbursements by county. The latest data shows the number and amount of rebates for 2017. Hover over each county to see the number of basic exemptions, amount of basic reim


Whoa! Balloons Lost in Kentucky Land in Upstate New York

We've all wondered whatever happened to that balloon that slipped out of our hand and floated away when we were young. Did it just keep floating till it got to space? No. However, an unlikely story involving some escaped balloons has left one Kentucky floral shop in shock. And they just might have l


Jailed restaurateur buys more time in jail

QUEENSBURY — The former Lake George restaurant operator serving a jail term for sex-related convictions involving girls and women who worked for him will be held in jail beyond his scheduled release date, thanks to a letter he apparently wrote from jail professing his innocence.


Athlete spotlight: Cambridge's Sophie and Lilly Phillips

Cambridge's Sophie and Lilly Phillips are always in sync on the basketball court. The twin sisters always know where the other girl is going to be and always know what to do to help the Indians be their most successful.


Saratoga Sheriff: Ballston Spa woman charged with welfare fraud

BALLSTON SPA - A Ballston Spa woman obtained social services benefits she wasn't entitled to, Saratoga County Sheriff's officials said. Meghann K. Blain, 37, was charged with one count each of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, first-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree welfare f


Clifton Park teen charged for stealing phone

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. — A Clifton Park teen has been charged with third-degree robbery for allegedly taking a phone from a 16-year-old girl. Police say Brian P. Jackson, 17, met with the girl at 1010 Route 146 in Clifton Park to sell vape pods.