LOCAL NEWS

Cohoes man found guilty in child rape case

ALBANY — A Cohoes man was found guilty Friday of repeatedly sexually assaulting a teenage girl over the course of a three year period. Derrick Rosa, 39, faces 50 years in State Prison when he is sentenced next month on a slew of charges.…

Schroon Lake church destroyed by fire

SCHROON LAKE — A church and neighboring building were destroyed in a late-afternoon fire on Route 9 in Schroon Lake Wednesday, officials said. Both buildings were vacant at the time of the fire and no injuries were…

Fred Dicker radio show off the air

ALBANY -- The radio show of longtime state capitol reporter and commentator Fred Dicker has gone off the air, Rick Karlin of the Times Union reported Wednesday. Paul Vandenburgh, the station operator at WDGJ…

Cohoes teen shot, killed on bike path

COHOES -- A Cohoes teen was shot and killed on a bike path Friday evening. Police said they are treating the investigation as a homicide. Johni Dunia, 17, who went by the nickname "Slim," was a former Cohoes High School student. He was …

Crossgates Mall Melting Pot closes

GUILDERLAND -- The Melting Pot restaurant at Crossgates Mall closed for good Wednesday, after nearly a decade as the only fondue restaurant in the area. In a Facebook post, the restaurant said the closure was…