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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

Police: Six arrested in Saratoga County drug case

Six people were arrested in recent days as local, state and federal investigators dismantled a cocaine and marijuana distribution network that operated from several properties on Route 32 in the town of Saratoga and had connections to the New York City area. In all, authorities seized 2.5 kilograms

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 14:45:00

Police: Man lied on public assistance application

FORT EDWARD - A Fort Edward man was charged with a felony Friday for allegedly lying about his income on an application for public assistance, according to police. Eric B. McMorland, 26, of Boulevard, was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing after an investigation by the

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 18:10:00

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

'Sex and the City' star takes on Governor Cuomo in N.Y. primary

ALBANY, N.Y. - Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo, coping with fallout from the corruption conviction of a former aide, will face a primary challenge this fall from actress Cynthia Nixon, the former "Sex and the City" star in the role of Miranda. Nixon, who has never served in government, said Monday she wi

RUSHVILLE REPUBLICAN - 2018-03-20 12:30:00

Firefighters battle blaze at Washington County store

WHITE CREEK - Firefighters spent part of Monday night putting out a fire at the Dollar General store on Route 22. The fire was reported around 9:30 p.m., and was believed to have been contained to the exterior of the building, which is just south of the village of Cambridge. No injuries were reporte

POST-STAR - 2018-03-20 09:36:00

Police to announce major Schuylerville drug arrests today

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a press conference for Monday morning to announce "major" drug arrests in the Schuylerville area in recent days. A half-dozen arrests occurred as investigators from a number of law enforcement agencies dismantled a drug network that had a link to a

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 09:35:00

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


$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

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

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-19 08:10:17

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

'Sex and City' star Cynthia Nixon running for governor of N.Y.

ALBANY, N.Y. - Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon is running for New York governor. After flirting with a run for months, Nixon tweeted yesterday that she will challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo in New York's Democratic primary in September. It sets up a longshot bid pitting an openly gay libera

BOSTON HERALD - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Queensbury traffic stop leads to felony arrest

QUEENSBURY - A Stillwater man whose driver's license has been suspended 19 times was jailed Friday night after he was stopped in Queensbury, police said. Brian J. Gagne, 36, was charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle after the Warren County Sheriff's Office stopped hi


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


Cole's Collision owner convicted on multiple charges in connection to DWI crash

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local business owner has been convicted of multiple charges in connection to a DWI crash. John Cole, the owner of Cole's Collision, drove his BMW into a tree last March on Sitterly Road in Halfmoon. One of the passengers in the backseat suffered injuries that left


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


Spa City celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Many celebrating Patrick's Day 2018 in downtown Saratoga Springs started their day at The Saratoga City Tavern. LAUREN HALLIGAN - LHALLIGAN@DIGITALFIRSTMEDIA.COM SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. >> Plenty of people were celebrating St. Patrick's Day in downtown Saratoga Springs on Saturday. Some revelers sta


Local police step up pressure on the drug trade

Hudson Falls Police seized heroin, cocaine and an illegal stun gun disguised as a cellphone from a vehicle parked last year in Hudson Falls. They came to Fort Edward from law enforcement agencies around the Northeast that day in late 2014, spurred by a dramatic increase in heroin use around the reg