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Police identify person found dead in Wilton motel

WILTON -- State Police have identified the person found dead in the Crest Inn and Suites in Wilton on Oct. 10 as Michael Komacki, 61. Komacki was residing at the motel. State Police are still investigating the circumstances of Komacki's death, but say they have ruled out any connection between his d

WRGB - 2018-10-19 14:41:41

Whitehall rushes for 338 yards in win over Canajoharie-Fort Plain

Jake Moore rushed for all of Whitehall's scores on runs of 40, 7, 8 and 41 yards. He finished with 35 carries for 255 yards.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-20 02:00:00

Woman headed to prison in Queensbury drug case

QUEENSBURY — A Whitehall woman who sold opioid prescription painkillers during a police investigation was sentenced Wednesday to 3.5 years in state prison.Tammy L. Miller, also known as Tammy Yarter, pleaded guilty to felony criminal sale of a controlled substance in connection with her arrest in Qu

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 09:42:00

Man headed to prison for car vandalism

Anthony J. Genier, 27, repeatedly kicked a vehicle at a home in Kingsbury, resulting in hundreds of dollars in damage and a guilty plea to felony criminal mischief.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 12:55:00

Schuylerville man jailed in teen sex case

Sean P. Bass was charged with third-degree criminal sexual act, a felony, and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child after an investigation by Saratoga Springs Police, authorities said.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 14:30:00

Queensbury burn victim's remarkable recovery

“He literally saved my life,” he said. “If it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t be here. My kids wouldn’t have a father.”

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-10-18 22:51:01

Appeals court rules for Queensbury resident in lawsuit against Warren County

"Supreme Court could have, in its discretion, awarded petitioner reasonable counsel fees and other litigation costs reasonably incurred if he 'substantially prevailed' in this proceeding and, as relevant here, the agency had no reasonable basis for denying access," Appellate Division Justice John Eg

POST-STAR - 2018-10-19 15:23:00

Man who stole, crashed police car headed to prison

FORT EDWARD — The Kingsbury man who stole and crashed a police car while leading officers on a chase is headed to prison for up to 5 years after his guilty plea to grand larceny.Wyatt M. Carpenter, 23, pleaded guilty in connection with the July 13 theft of a Washington County Sheriff’s office patrol

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 20:30:00

Warren County Sheriff's Office warns of phone scam

The caller advised him that because he has not fulfilled his jury obligations, he is being penalized with a monetary fine, according to a news release.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 22:00:00

Moreau home destroyed by fire, firefighter injured, pets unaccounted for

According to aPost-Starreporter on scene, the family was home at the time of the fire and everyone got out safely, but some pets are unaccounted for.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 19:05:00

Mr. Ding-a-Ling driver arrested for 'stalking' girls

Charles A. Ross, 57, of county Route 12, was charged after an investigation into a complaint earlier this month that he followed a group of girls near Oliver Winch Middle School while driving his ice cream truck on Oct. 3, according to South Glens Falls Police Chief Kevin Judd.


Cops: Man drove without interlock

A Bomoseen man is facing a criminal charge after police said he told them he had forgotten to bring mushroom sauce to a Proctor event, rushed out to get it and failed to use the correct car he needed to use based on his conviction for drunk driving.Stephen L. Barrows, 46, of Bomoseen, pleaded not gu


Fire departments on scene of working structure fire in Moreau

Heavy smoke billows from a Reservoir Road home Thursday afternoon in Moreau.Gwendolyn Craig, gcraig@poststar.comMOREAU — Fire departments are on scene of a working structure fire at 208 Reservoir Road.The residence is a one-story single-family home and the fire was called out at about 2:45 p.m. Thur

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 19:05:00

Man headed to prison for DWI crash with kids

Kevin D. Hagadorn Jr., 38, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated driving while intoxicated in connection with the May 22 crash on Route 4, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 11:43:00

Granville hit-and-run suspect not competent for trial

GRANVILLE — The elderly woman who was charged with leaving the scene of a crash that seriously injured a man last winter has been found incompetent to stand trial on a felony charge that was filed against her.Catherine F. Myer, 74, of Granville, was charged with leaving the scene of a serious person


Police: Glens Falls man arrested for attack on woman

Thomas P. Maul, 51, was charged with felony strangulation and two counts of criminal mischief in connection with allegations he choked a woman to the point she suffered "stupor," damaged a television and prevented the alleged victim from calling police at a Crandall Street home Wednesday afternoon.

POST-STAR - 2018-10-18 13:30:00

Poultney man gets 2 years in prison for running drug house

RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX)A Poultney man has been sentenced to two years in prison for running a drug house.Vermont's U.S. attorney Wednesday sentenced Wanye Oddo to 24 months in prison and three years supervised release. Oddo admitted to allowing two people to live with him and sell drugs in exchange for


Police: Repeat shoplifter jailed after unusual theft

Shane McKittrick, 20, of Salem, was charged with petit larceny after he allegedly stole a Lunchables food item from the Cumberland Farms store on Bay Street, according to Glens Falls Police.


Woman charged with DWI after crash at McDonald's

QUEENSBURY — A Queensbury woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after she crashed into another vehicle in the parking lot of a McDonald's restaurant, police said.Savannah L. Voudry, 26, was charged with misdemeanor DWI after the Oct. 6 collision at the Corinth Road, Queensbury eatery, acc


Police working break-in cases - Manchester Newspapers

On Sunday, officer Dan Herrmann said the investigation was still ongoing, with the department having interviewed numerous neighbors of the affected homes and chased down several leads offered via Facebook.