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Man arrested, accused of installing a hidden camera
Burnt Hills, NY — A Burnt Hills man was arrested and charged with unlawful surveillance after police said he installed a hidden camera in a woman's bedroom. The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in the town of Ballston on Nov. 22 for reports of a hidden camera allegedly installed in the bedroom of a female, known to the suspect, without her knowledge or permission. Ojay O. Smith, 29, of Burnt Hills, was charged with felony second-degree Unlawful Surveillance.
Saratoga County Woman Buys Used Coat – Finds Grandma’s Cremains Inside
Have you ever put on a coat that you haven't worn in a while, and while searching through the pockets, you're lucky to find some crumpled-up dollar bills, or maybe an old scratch-off ticket? Not terribly unusual, right? It happens to most of us every year. Now imagine that you...
Winning Take 5 ticket sold in Schenectady
Schenectady, NY — The New York Lottery announced Wednesday a top-prize winning ticket was sold for the TAKE 5 midday drawing at Price Chopper in Schenectady. The winning $17,937.50 ticket was sold at the Schenectady Price Chopper, 442 Balltown Rd.
Saratoga County Businesses Inspected for Underage Drinking Violations, Three Charged
The Saratoga County State Police inspected 14 businesses for underage drinking violations. Three people were charged with a class 'A' misdemeanor for selling alcohol to those under 21, including at Citgo Yazzy's Market at 252 Milton Avenue, Ballston Spa.
Over 50K driver’s licenses could be suspended Friday
More than 50,000 drivers could have their licenses suspended Friday due to a COVID-era rule. This rule allowed drivers to self-certify their vision test online, now, those who did so must get another vision check at an approved specialist or DMV location.
Man Accused Of Trying To Cash Forged Checks At Bank In Wilton
James Greco, of Wynantskill, New York, located in Rensselaer County, was charged on Tuesday, Nov. 21 on a warrant for the July incident at a Wilton bank. According to Lt. Anna Tornello, of the Wilton Police, Greco entered the bank and forged checks in the victim’s name, and then deposited the cash into other accounts.
Massive Layoffs, 5 Upstate New York Supermarkets Suddenly Close
Countless Upstate New York residents will have to find a new supermarket while nearly 600 workers were laid off just before Thanksgiving. Late last month, Hudson Valley Post reported a number of supermarkets in the Capital Region would be closing soon. For all the news that the Hudson Valley is...
Albany man arrested on warrants after traffic stop
An Albany man was arrested following a traffic stop after deputies say he was wanted on multiple warrants from multiple agencies. Mohammed Alsamaraae, 23, faces multiple charges.
Market 32 purchases former ShopRite Capital Region assets
Price Chopper/Market 32 has finalized the purchase of the leases, store equipment, and fixtures of the five former ShopRite stores in the Capital Region. Several Capital Region ShopRites closed on Saturday, November 18, including locations in Albany, Colonie, Niskayuna, Slingerlands, and North Greenbush.
Drunken Driver Going 156 MPH Admits Snapchatting Before Fiery Colonie Crash Killing Student
New Jersey resident Vasu Laroiya, age 24, of Iselin in Middlesex County, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide in Albany County Court on Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the death of Katie Fisher. Laroiya admitted that he was Snapchatting while driving drunk at 156 miles per hour on I-87 in Colonie...
Struggling Upstate NY college asks state for emergency funds
A struggling college in Upstate New York is seeking emergency funds as it faces a crisis that could lead to its closure. The Times Union reports the College of Saint Rose in Albany has asked the state and other entities for emergency funding as it faces a multi-million dollar deficit, a decline in enrollment and a possible loss of accreditation. State Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky, D-Queens, chair of the chamber’s Higher Education Committee, said direct funding from the state is unlikely.
Four Arrested in Clifton Park for Felony Drug Charges After Traffic Stop: Local Residents to Appear in Court
On November 27, 2023, State Police in Clifton Park arrested four people for felony drug possession. The arrestees were Angela N. Bullard, 42, from Queensbury, NY, Matthew M. Durham, 24, from Greenwich, NY, Cedrik Q. French, 34, from Glens Falls, NY, and Rebecca L. Lackey, 34, from Greenwich, NY. They were each charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third, fourth, and seventh degrees, and Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the second degree.
Fort Edward man gets 8 years in prison for drug trafficking
A Fort Edward man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison and three years of post-release supervision for drug dealing throughout the region. David T. Henderson, 47, was one of three people arrested in March as part of an investigation into trafficking cocaine and fentanyl in several counties. Police searched his vehicle on March 12 and found nearly half a kilogram of cocaine and numerous fentanyl pills.
A Foodie's Guide: 4 Must-Try Breakfast & Brunch Locations in Clifton Park
In this article, we will be exploring four delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Clifton Park. Have you had the chance to experience any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts! Please feel free to share your comments below.
Schenectady man sentenced to 20 years for drug, gun charges
Gulley admitted to having over 2,000 grams of heroin-fentanyl mixture, which he intended to distribute.
Schenectady fire deemed suspicious
A Schenectady fire is under investigation. Investigators think it’s suspicious, they told NewsChannel 13. The fire broke out at 201 Duane Ave. around 10:30 a.m. It’s a city-owned property. No one was hurt. NewsChannel 13 will bring you updates on wnyt.com as we get them, and on our...
Former Schenectady lieutenant to become Ithaca police chief
A lieutenant with the Schenectady Police Department is now headed to Ithaca for a promotion.
11/29/2023: One more cold day
The latest Storm Tracker Forecast from meteorologists Jill Szwed and Matt Mackie. Happy Wednesday! We’re off to an awfully chilly start out there. While temperatures are in the 20’s for most, it feels more like the teens with the wind chill effect factored in!. A bit of lake...
Amsterdam woman faces tampering with evidence and drug charges
During the field interview, the suspect was observed allegedly trying to discard an object used to consume narcotics.
Saratoga Springs Mayor's Task Force on Homelessness makes final recommendations
Outgoing Saratoga Springs Mayor Ron Kim’s Task Force on Homelessness has delivered its recommendations. The Democrat's task force met for a final time Monday as Kim prepares to leave office after one term. The task force voted unanimously to approve its recommendations for the city to establish a permanent...