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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. ...
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Schodack man acquitted in rape case

TROY — On Monday, it took a Rensselaer County jury 25-minutes to acquit a 53-year-old Schodack man of third-degree rape charges stemming from a ...
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Police: Glenville teen attempted to mug an elderly man

ROTTERDAM — Police in Rotterdam on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old Glenville teen after he allegedly struck and attempted to mug a 69-year-old man who was walking ...
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Police: Chatham man injured deputy, interfered with arrest

CHATHAM — A Chatham man attempting to stop the arrest of one person found himself in handcuffs after he allegedly assaulted a Columbia County Sheriff’s deputy ...
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Police: Kinderhook man arrested for making mass police shooting threat

KINDERHOOK — A Kinderhook man who allegedly posted videos on social media stating he was planning a mass murder of law enforcement officers and ...
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POLICE: Schodack man sent inappropriate images to a 15-year-old girl

SCHODACK, NY — State Police say a Schodack man allegedly sent obscene photographs and invited a 15-year-old girl to engage in sexual intercourse. Forty-four-year-old Wayne ...
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Hudson Falls woman arrested after child found wandering

HUDSON FALLS – A Hudson Falls mother faces charges after her 2-year-0old child was found wandering outside without supervision on Monday. Police said they received ...
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Bear on the loose in Guilderland

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Virginia man busted for DWI in Nassau

NASSAU, NY — Nassau Village Police on Friday arrested a 54-year-old Virginia man for allegedly driving while intoxicating on Church Street in the village. ...
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Woman hit, killed while attempting to cross Northway

A woman was hit and killed while attempting to cross a portion of the Northway near Exit 15 early Monday morning, State Police ...
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Man slain on Albany street corner

ALBANY, NY — A 72-year-old man was slane on a Capital City street corner on Sunday, Albany police said. Albany Police spokesman Steve Smith told ...
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Man slashed in Albany, no arrests

ALBANY — A man was slashed in the arm in the Capitol City on Wednesday, according to Albany Police. Police responded to a First ...
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Deer goes shopping for apples in Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN — An unexpected visitor calmly strolled through the electric doors of a Price Chopper in Cooperstown on Tuesday. A deer, possibly low ...
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Niskayuna woman charged in death of dog left in vehicle

SCHODACK — Police in Schodack on Friday arrested a Niskayuna woman for the June death of a dog who was left in a ...
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Fort Edward Police search for man after rifle dispute, threat against police

FORT EDWARD — Police in Fort Edward are looking for a man who threatened to shoot the town’s chief of police after a ...
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Frost Advisories issued around the region

Frost Advisory Effective: 10/2/2017 12:00 AM Expires: 10/2/2017 8:00 AM Counties Affected: Eastern Rensselaer; Montgomery; Northern Saratoga; Northern Washington; Schoharie; Southeast Warren; Southern ...
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Toga teen accused of threat against high school

SARATOGA SPRINGS — A Saratoga Springs teenager was arrested Friday for allegedly making a terroristic threat against the school located at 1 Blue ...
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Ex-CBA star busted for alleged tip jar theft, assault

NORTH GREENBUSH —  Police are investigating a former Christian Brothers Academy (CBA) and UAlbany running back for his alleged involvement in a robbery and ...
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Former La Salle basketball standout charged in sexual assault case

SYRACUSE, NY — A former La Salle Institute basketball player was arrested and charged for involvement in a Syracuse area sexual assault case earlier this ...
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838 Phone numbers to begin distribution Tuesday

ALBANY — The new 838 area code will take full effect tomorrow, Tuesday, September 20 across what has formally been known as “the ...
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Mother, son busted for cashing fake checks

HOOSICK FALLS — A mother and son face felony charges after they allegedly cashed $3,200 in fake checks, according to the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office. ...
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Two killed in Milton car-crash

MILTON — Two people were killed when a car collided with a tree and caught fire on Middle Line Road in Milton, Friday night. ...
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Columbia’s Sawchuk to retire after 18 years

EAST GREENBUSH, NY — Columbia High School Principal John Sawchuk will retire at the end of the calendar year after 18 years with the ...
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Wolfe Road Marriott gets a fresh new look

COLONIE– The 31-year-old Marriott Hotel on Wolfe Road in Colonie has completed the first phase of a $15 million renovation project to update the ...
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Nassau man fesses up to murdering of young dog

TROY, NY — A Nassau man pleaded guilty to running over a young dog in Stephentown in Rensselaer County Court on Monday, according to the ...
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