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Man charged after 2017 raid now charged in drug death

Police work at 16 Cherry St. on Feb. 10, 2017, after a drug raid in which Steven M. Boice was arrested. Photographer: Erica Miller/Daily Gazette Photographer ALBANY -- An accused drug dealer who was arrested last year is now accused of providing drugs that caused a fatal overdose, federal prosecutor

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 21:31:24

Troy man facing drug charges after head-on crash

TROY -- A man is facing marijuana possession charged after a head-on crash that sent people to the hospital. Troy police say an officer saw a speeding car pass him on Sixth Avenue, and radioed to other officers for help locating it. The car was eventually found, on Second Avenue, heavily damaged aft

WRGB - 2018-03-21 22:27:38

2 Columbia County residents charged with disclosing grand jury information

Two Columbia County residents face felony charges for intentionally disclosing confidential information they obtained while serving on a grand jury, according to state police. Stephanie H. Monseu, 49, of Hudson, and Wayne Coe, 56, of Chatham, were arrested Tuesday and charged with the felony of unla

DAILY FREEMAN - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Troy police say over 300 grams of marijuana were in vehicle

TROY, N.Y. >> An accident involving multiple vehicles in North Troy on Tuesday night led to a passenger being arrested for possessing more than 300 grams of marijuana, police said. In a Wednesday afternoon news release, Assistant Troy Police Chief Dan DeWolf said the incident started at around 6:10

TROY RECORD - 2018-03-21 04:00:00

Westerlo house fire cause is common this time of year, chief says

WESTERLO, N.Y. -- No one was hurt after a fire Thursday morning in Westerlo. The fire broke out at a house on Route 85 just before 5 a.m. The fire chief says it started in the chimney, and that these type of fires are common this time of year. "It's warm during the day. People don't want to let thei

SPECTRUMLOCALNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 14:39:00

Law to charge drug dealers with homicide passes NY Senate for fifth time

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - According to the CDC, more than 42,000 people died of opioid drug overdoses in 2016. While current law makes it difficult to hold dealers responsible in New York, that could change under a bill passed by the New York Senate on Wednesday. It's still tough for Tim Murdick to lo

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-22 03:20:41

Jamaican man sentenced in connection with area's largest drug bust

A Jamaican man involved in the largest drug bust in Capital Region history will serve more than 15 years in federal prison. Oniel McKenzie, 33, of Brooklyn, was found guilty in October after a three-day trial. Authorities said McKenzie had more than 132 pounds of cocaine and over 220 pounds of marij

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-22 14:30:06

Car crashes into Schenectady school

Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a window on Wednesday, March 21, 2018. Schenectady firefighters inspect damage to a classroom at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School after this car drove though a windo

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 11:13:58

Police: Man cut woman in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY -- An Edward Street resident used a knife during a domestic incident involving his mother and his girlfriend Saturday morning, authorities said. Michael Keith, 30, faces one count of second-degree assault and two counts of first-degree unlawful imprisonment, all felonies, as well as othe


Traffic: Roads clear after nor'easter

Embed x Share CLOSE VIDEOS: SPRING NOR'EASTER HITS LOWER HUDSON VALLEY Video: Checking out the nor'easter in New City | 12:12 Lohud.com reporter Tom Zambito and photographer John Meore get out into the weather in New City during the spring nor'easter Toby, March 21, 2018. John Meore/lohud 1 of 10 S

LOHUD.COM - 2018-03-22 11:21:59

Arrest made in Colonie school threat

Bishop Photographer: provided photo COLONIE -- Police have charged Austin Bishop, 18, of Colonie, with making a terroristic threat, a felony, for allegedly threatening to return to school with a weapon after he was suspended on Tuesday, according to a police report. The alleged threat was overheard

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-21 14:55:32

NYS Senate approves bill that could charge drug dealers with homicide

ALBANY, N.Y. (WENY) -- The New York State Senate has approved a bill to allow drug dealers to be charged with homicide. "Laree's law" is co-sponsored by Southern Tier lawmaker Tom O'Mara. Under the bill, dealers could be charged with homicide if a person dies of an overdose from a substance sold by

NEWSCHANNEL 36 - 2018-03-22 04:03:00

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


Extra police at Colonie high school following school bus comment

There will be an extra police presence at Colonie Central High School on Wednesday after a student made a threatening comment on a school bus Tuesday. Christopher Robilotti, the executive principal, wrote to parents informing them that while the threat was not credible, the district was still taking

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 06:49:24

Snow alert: Up to 8 inches possible for Wednesday

Subscribed, but don't have a login? The first full day of spring on Wednesday could bring up to 8 inches of snow. That's according to Tom Wasula, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Albany. Spring is scheduled to start at 12:15 p.m. Tuesday. But anyone who thought the change of seas


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


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


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


Local man arrested for knifepoint abduction

QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A local man is facing several charges after an alleged knifepoint abduction over the weekend. The Warren County Sheriff's Office says Miguel Medrano-Garcia got into an argument Saturday in Hudson Falls. Medrano-Garcia is then accused of driving a woman and her 3-year-old