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Rotterdam man accused of raping teen

ROTTERDAM — Town police arrested a 35-year-old man Wednesday for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl. Gary F. Cherny Jr, of Amsterdam Avenue, faces first and second-degree rape charges for allegedly attacking the girl Tuesday…

Three car crash kills one

EAST GREENBUSH — The New York State Police are investigating a three-car crash that killed a driver on Interstate—90 between exits nine and ten Saturday afternoon. The identity of the driver killed has not yet been released. …

Woodstock or Wiz

Rain arrived just in time for Wednesday's Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd concert at SPAC. But, not surprisingly, the wet weather couldn't stop the throngs of twenty-somethings and teenyboppers from "getting lit." A…

Three injured in Schodack crash

SCHODACK — Three people were hospitalized with serious injuries Friday after a tractor-trailer and car collided on Route 20. At around 5 p.m. a Chevrolet Cavalier turned left in front of…

Rossiter: Sometimes the truth hurts

Siena finally hired a new coach after Jimmy Patsos allegedly verbally assaulted a team manager with OCD and resigned. But the drama is far from over in local media circles. On Thursday, Times Union sports TV/radio columnist Pete…

Albany Police investigate SEFCU bank robbery

ALBANY -- Police are investigating a robbery at the 388 Clinton AvenueSEFCU branch that occurred around 8 a.m. Tuesday. A bank employee told officers that a man approached the counter, displayed what appeared to be a handgun and demanded…

Four found dead in Troy apartment

TROY -- Four people were found dead in a basement apartment of a home at 158 Second Ave. in Troy on Tuesday, city officials confirmed to the Times Union. The dead — all possible homicide victims —were found by the building's property …

One dead in Guilderland fire

Fire crew focus on rear of home as wind-swept smoke pours from Guilderland house fire on Church Road. pic.twitter.com/In0p4N0vLi — Paul Nelson (@apaulnelson) December 26, 2017 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js GUILDERLAND --…

Arrest made in Crossgates dognapping

GUILDERLAND — Police on Saturday made an arrest in connection to the October dognapping at a pet store in Crossgates Mall. Janira McCall, 17, of East Greenbush, was charged with criminal possession of stolen property following a joint…

Spectrum News showcases local football to fans

Spectrum News Albany’s Friday night high school football coverage is not what the Capital Region wants, it’s what the Capital Region needs. The program consists of one featured local high school football game on Spectrum News each week…

Queensbury teen dies after motorcycle crash

ALBANY, NY -- A Queensbury teen who was involved in a motorcycle crash over the weekend died early Thursday at Albany Medical Center, the Post-Star reports. Matthew W. Bolz, 19, was taken to the hospital after a Saturday morning…