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Law proposed amid Troy sanctuary city debate
TROY, N.Y. (WRGB) - A local lawmaker thinks she may have a solution to the contentious sanctuary city debate developing in the city of Troy. Rensselaer County legislator Kim Ashe McPherson says she attended both meetings in the Collar City last week. She says a resolution she sponsored, that has bee
Waterford man helps rescue owl after nearly striking it with car
WATERFORD, N.Y. (WRGB) - After almost hitting an owl in the road, a Waterford man was able get in touch with state wildlife experts and help make a rescue. The DEC tells CBS 6 the owl is now with Wildlife Rehabilitators of North Country Wildcare.
Man pleads guilty to marijuana possession after deadly Cohoes shooting
There's a guilty plea in connection with a deadly shooting in Cohoes back in August. Shawn Rogowski, 23, pleaded guilty to a count of criminal possession of marijuana. On August 5, police found that Rogowski had marijuana inside of his home on Remsen Street in Cohoes. He shot and killed 31-year-old
Saratoga County adopts $317.1M budget for 2019
BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. — Saratoga County Board of Supervisors on Wednesday adopted a $317.1 million budget for 2019 that includes staff additions for the district attorney’s, sheriff’s and clerk’s offices.
Woman killed in Colonie car-pedestrian crash
COLONIE - A 61-year-old woman was killed Tuesday evening after being struck by a car on Troy-Schenectady Road, Colonie police said. The woman's identity had yet to be released Wednesday morning. An early morning press release indicated police had yet to confirm her city of residence, indicating she
Cohoes man pleads guilty to misdemeanor charge after fatally shooting burglar
COHOES, NY (WRGB) The Albany County District Attorney's Office says that a Cohoes man has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor drug charge after fatally shooting an intruder. Investigators say, back on August 5th 2018, 23 year old Shawn Rogowski fired a legally owned shotgun after Andy Sousie and his bro
New York contractor convicted of hiring hit men for killing
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - A Schenectady contractor has been convicted of first-degree murder in a scheme to kill a man for life insurance money. A jury convicted 54-year-old Tarchand Lall on Wednesday for hiring hit men from Delaware to kill Charles Dembrosky, who did construction work for him. Dembr
Saratoga County man sentenced for lying in attempt to buy firearm
ALBANY – Michael Bramer Jr., 32, of Saratoga County, was sentenced Monday to time served (42 days in jail) and 3 years of probation for lying to a licensed gun dealer while trying to buy a firearm.
Troy man arrested for attempting to coerce a minor
ALBANY, N.Y. —A 52-year-old Troy man appeared in federal court Tuesday on a charge of attempting to entice a minor into sexual activity, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
Sanctuary city supporters hold vigil in Troy
TROY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Supporters of making Troy a sanctuary city held a vigil outside a campaign fundraiser for Mayor Patrick Madden on Monday. Last week, Madden opposed a resolution that would declare Troy a sanctuary city. City Council members tabled a vote on the issue.
Police: 1 dead, 1 injured in Albany shooting
ALBANY — A 28-year-old man has been killed and teenager has been injured in a shooting in Albany. Police tell the Times Union the shooting happened just before 8 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Second and Judson streets.
Two Collar City men sentenced for drug offenses
ALBANY, N.Y. — Two men from Troy were recently sentenced to state prison for drug related offenses, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Officials said Jaquan Walker, 24, of Troy, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for possessing and intending to distribute crack cocaine.
Court officials: Cohoes man justified for homicide during home invasion
COHOES, N.Y. — The Cohoes man who shot and killed an intruder during a home invasion in August will not be charged with murder. District Attorney P. David Soares announced Tuesday that Shawn Rogowski, 23, of Cohoes, pleaded guilty to one count of criminal possession of marijuana, a Class A Misdemean
Car flips over on busy Albany road
ALBANY - A car rolled over onto its roof on a busy Albany road. Albany police and firefighters were called to the rollover on Monday afternoon. The car ended up on Central near Watervliet Avenue, near Caffe Italia and the ShopRite gas station. Police say there are no reported injuries.
Dog found in Troy responding well to treatment
TROY, N.Y (NEWS10) - Officials say an emaciated dog found in Troy last week is responding well to treatment. Police are continuing their investigation into who the owner may be.
Man, 28, killed after shooting in Albany
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) - A 28-year-old man has died after a shooting in Albany. Two people were shot around 7:50 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Second Street and Judson Street, according to police.
Family's Light Show Strengthens Bonds, Holiday Spirit
An Ulster County family is continuing its tradition of a holiday light show that attracts visitors from near and far. The Sussin Family Christmas Light Show in Saugerties is a father-son production that has both kids and adults wide-eyed and in a festive mood. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allis
Teacher's arrest leaves Coop community stunned, angry
The arrest of a Cooperstown Central School physical education teacher last week on charges he received and distributed child pornography online has brought concern, confusion and anger to the school’s community, but some people said they were not completely surprised.
Shooting in Albany leaves one person dead, one person injured
Albany police are investigating a homicide in the city Monday night. They say two victims were shot shortly before 8 p.m. in the area of Second and Judson streets -- and one of them has died.
Shenendehowa dealing with vaping crisis
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (WRGB) - Parents in the Shenendehowa school district are getting an eye-opening education on e-cigarettes. School officials say students are vaping in classrooms, hallways, and bathrooms.