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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

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

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

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

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

Police seek driver in Troy crash that ended with drug bust

TROY - City police arrested one person and are searching for another who fled when a multiple car crash Tuesday ended in a marijuana bust. An officer was patrolling Sixth Avenue at 6:10 p.m. when he saw a green Dodge Charger speed by him, police said. The officer followed the car in an attempt to ca

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 16:50:15

Troy man pleads guilty in shooting case

TROY -- A 32-year-old city man pleaded guilty Wednesday in Rensselaer County Court to shooting a man in the abdomen last summer, District Attorney Joel E. Abelove said. Jamel T. DeWitt of 2209 Old Sixth Ave. pleaded guilty to a single felony count of first-degree criminal use of a firearm. DeWitt ad

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-21 17:12:50

Ocular Inflammation Treatment Market to touch a US$ 1 billion value by the end of 2026 - TMR

Albany, NY, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Growing incidence rate of eye inflammations or uveitis has driven the patients toward adopting effective treatment options. In the coming years, majority of uveitis patients will be seeking ocular inflammation treatments through combination therapies, p

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:54:00

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

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-20 16:34:18

Soul-food restaurant opening on Lark Street

Kitchen 216 on Lark Street in Albany, which describes itself as serving "modern soul food," has a soft opening for brunch service starting Tuesday, according to its Facebook page. Hours are listed as 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. A reader who stopped in was told dinner service should start next week, but I'm aw

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-20 16:16:08

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


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


'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

CLEBURNE TIMES-REVIEW - 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

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


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


FBI seeking info following local child porn arrest

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Albany Field Office is looking for information following a child pornography arrest. The FBI says on March 1, 2018, James Brady was arrested and charged with receipt and distribution of child pornography. The agency is looking to iden


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