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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.
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.
Albany cops investigate report of shots fired on Central Avenue
The city is dealing with a spate of shootings. A man was gunned down in a nearby neighborhood last week. Equan Fallen, 20, was killed just before 6:30 p.m. on June 12.
Watervliet father, son charged after cops find drugs and guns
Police Chief Mark Spain said in a news release that on Tuesday the department arrested Christian Leon-Roldan, 36, and his father Carlos Leon, 59, both of 2425 3rd Ave., rear building.
Albany Police arrest man on drugs, weapon charges after traffic stop.
During the stop, police say the front seat passenger, David Mathes, had a loaded .40 caliber handgun and 1.6 grams of crack cocaine in his possession.
Albany police charge 2 with gun crimes
Around 8 p.m. Tuesday, officers tried to stop Alvin Damon, 21, near Third Street and North Manning Boulevard in reference to an unspecified investigation. Damon led officers on brief foot chase before being arrested, police said. When officers searched Damon they found a loaded 9mm handgun, accordin
Self Adhesive Labels Market - Industry Analysis, Growth, Trends, Forecast 2024
Albany, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/21/2018 --Self-adhesive labels are a specialized type of label that are applied to packaging. These labels display the necessary information about the product. Self-adhesive labels are multilayered system that contains information printed on its surface. The layers typic
Albany property owner's false arrest trial under way
Now a jury in Utica will decide whether the Rensselaer resident was falsely arrested by police on Nov. 25, 2012, and subjected to excessive force after she responded to a call from a tenant’s son’s wife pleading for Wilkinson to help her get her daughter back. She alleges her rotator cuff was torn d
Justice Center announces Sex Abuse Task Force
DELMAR, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The New York State Justice Center announced the creation of their new Sex Abuse Task Force.It's a team of specialized investigators that will handle all allegations of sexual abuse of people with special needs.Numbers show that people with special needs are seven times more l
Police: Poestenkill woman hit person with vehicle, left scene
NORTH GREENBUSH, N.Y. >> A Poestenkill woman was arrested after hitting a person with her vehicle Friday and leaving the scene, police said.
More officers on the streets following recent violence in Albany
To put this in perspective, the city averages 35 per year. If the trend continues, that number could significantly go up.
Albany police officer injured in dirt bike arrest
District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that JAHQUEL ROBERTSON, 22, of Albany, pleaded guilty to Criminal Possession of a Forgery Device in the Second Degree, a Class D Felony, and Count of Scheme to Defraud in the First Degree, a Class E Felony, before the Honorable Peter A. Lynch in Alba
New Yorkers with opioid prescriptions might be able to switch to medical marijuana
The state’s medical marijuana program is now open to patients with 12 physician-certified conditions, including cancer, HIV-AIDS and chronic pain. The program allows patients to use nonsmokeable forms of marijuana.
When will recreational marijuana be legal in New York?
On Monday, the State Health Commissioner recommended that a regulated, legal marijuana program be available to adults in New York State. Dr. Howard Zucker says the pros of legalizing the drug now outweigh the cons.
NY lawmakers to wrap up 2018 session Wednesday
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Albany cop accused of violating an order of protection
Silver, who has been on the force for 10 years, was released on his own recognizance. The police department suspended him for 30 days.
This condition will now qualify you for medical marijuana
"The opioid epidemic in New York State is an unprecedented crisis, and it is critical to ensure that providers have as many option as possible to treat patients in the most effective way," said New York Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker.
Former mayor sentenced on child porn charges
Ricky Nelson, 63, was sentenced to five to 15 years in prison for possession of a sexual performance of a child.
Two die in Tuesday crash in Schoharie County
Two passengers in the vehicle were pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of his injuries, troopers said.
Two die in Schoharie County crash
A crash Monday afternoon in the Schoharie County town of Seward left two people dead.State police responded to a single-car crash on state Route 145 at about 3:30. An investigation determined that a 2004 Honda operated by a 16-year-old of Fort Plain was traveling south, crossed over the center line