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Supreme Court rules on civil forfeiture, Washington County reacts

Concerns about civil forfeiture have been raised so widely they were even aired in Washington County, but the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday on a case that might limit the practice.


New York State Court of Appeals: Public allowed to see police body camera footage

NEW YORK (AP) — Police body camera footage is subject to public disclosure under New York law, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday. The Appellate Division panel rejected a police union’s argument that body camera footage constitutes a personnel record and is therefore covered by a state law keeping


Zombie Deer Disease In New York State

There is a disease spreading through deer that makes them zombie like and emaciated. It has affected deer in twenty four states including New York. It's official name is Chronic Wasting Disease but it is also called zombie deer disease. It is an illness that has been found in deer across twenty four


Group of co-workers claims largest jackpot in New York State Lottery history

CBS NY - The ticket to the largest Mega Millions jackpot in New York State Lottery history was claimed Tuesday. The eighth-largest Mega Millions jackpot in history now belongs to a group of 23 co-workers who came forward anonymously in January to form an LLC named, appropriately, "New Life 2019."


Queensbury crack sale leads to felony plea

QUEENSBURY -- A New York City woman who was arrested last October for her role in a crack cocaine sale ring in Queensbury has pleaded guilty to a felony charge. Elena S. Boistean, 29, pleaded guilty in Warren County Court to criminal possession of a controlled substance for her arrest last fall by t


Washington County supervisors seek mortgage tax increase

FORT EDWARD — The Washington County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution on Friday asking state legislators to approve an increase to the county’s existing mortgage recording tax.


SUNY Cortland Sophomore Crowned NY State Dairy Queen

A SUNY Cortland Sophomore was crowned last night (February 19) as the 2019-2020 New York State Dairy Princess. Reegan Domagala from Lewis County was crowned the new Dairy Princess at the 56th Annual Pageant at the Holiday Inn in Liverpool.


Washington County teen charged with rape

A Washington County teen is charged with rape. The sheriff tells NewsChannel 13 17-year-old Logan Bump had sex with an acquaintance who was unable to give consent.


A new dairy ambassador has been chosen for New York State

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A young lady from Delaware County has been chosen as one of 3 ambassadors for the dairy industry in New York State. Morgan Hungerford, Delaware County's Dairy Princess, was named the 2nd alternate for the state at a pageant held last night in Syracuse.


Man pleads guilty in Glens Falls homicide case

QUEENSBURY — The Glens Falls man who aided his friend during the drug-fueled brawl that left another man dead on a Glens Falls street last June pleaded guilty in Warren County Court on Wednesday to two felonies.


Man jailed on drug, probation violation charges

GLENS FALLS — A man who told police he was homeless was arrested on felony and misdemeanor drug charges Monday when police saw him walking on a city street and knew there was a warrant pending for his arrest, officials said.


Lake George Winter Carnival rolls into last weekend

LAKE GEORGE — Lake George Winter Carnival organizers hope to go out with a bang this weekend after a month of winter fun. Lou Tokos, co-chairperson of the event, said thousands of people have turned out for the event.


Possible plea nears in fatal stabbing case

QUEENSBURY — The lone remaining defendant in last summer's fatal stabbing in Glens Falls is scheduled to appear in Warren County Court on Wednesday afternoon to potentially resolve his case with a guilty plea.


Longtime area physician named Chief Medical Officer of Glens Falls Hospital

GLENS FALLS, NY — Longtime area gastroenterologist Howard P. Fritz was recently named chief medical officer and vice president of medical affairs at Glens Falls Hospital. Fritz retired as a partner in Gastroenterology Associates of Northern New York in September 2018 after 29 years with the practice


Religious and Secular Leaders Call For New York State Budget Reform

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. - A "New Hope" Budget and Fair Election forum was held at the Catholic Charities of Broome County on Wednesday afternoon to address the underfunding of human services and education across New York State.


Felon wants trial in latest drug case

QUEENSBURY -- A Queensbury man who has two prior felony convictions for drug activity does not want a third. Antonio L. "Tony" Magee, 37, faces two felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance after a multi-agency investigation that led to his arrest twice late last year.


Hobby Lobby to close in March

After about five years, Hobby Lobby is closing its Rutland store. A Hobby Lobby store manager said Tuesday, Feb. 19 that the store will close March 9. The store currently has about 20 employees. The manager said they have been offered jobs at nearby Hobby Lobby stores, but declined to say more.


Upstate lawmaker wants to know economic impact of separating New York City and surrounding counties from state

An upstate lawmaker wants to know if it makes cents to split New York in two. State Sen. Daphne Jordan (R-Halfmoon) introduced a bill last week that would create a panel within the state controller's office to study the economic impact of upstate New York severing ties with the city and surrounding


Hackers target Rutland Regional Medical Center

RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) The Rutland Regional Medical Center was the target of a data breach. Wednesday afternoon, the hospital announced an unknown third party gained access to employee email accounts.


More Wind Farm Proposals Pitched to New York State

New York State has received bids from four groups proposing new offshore wind farms to feed the state’s electrical grid, including a proposal from the companies behind the “South Fork Wind Farm,” which have proposed a new “Sunrise Wind” project that if selected would be sited over 30 miles east of M