Mayfield drowning claims life of brewery founder
One of the founders of the Great Sacandaga Brewing Company has passed away after drowning in Fulton County. NewsChannel 13 first reported on the drowning on Wednesday evening. We also got word around that time that brewery founder Eugene “Skipper” Stevens had passed. State police confirmed on Thursday...
Fulton County Theater Getting Historic Marker
The Glove Theatre, built-in 1914, is a hidden treasure in downtown Gloversville, in Fulton County, NY. Originally designed as an 800-seat theater that could show an array of performances, from vaudeville, concerts, and ultimately movies. In 1920 it became the flagship theater and home office of Schine Enterprises until 1965. It did not originally have a marque, but in 1939 the current marque was installed to resemble other local theaters.
Hunter ticketed for trespassing, firing gun near residence
The hunter apparently didn't think this was a big deal as the turkey "flopped" onto the posted property after it was shot.
‘Neglected to death’: Inmate with schizophrenia ‘eaten alive’ in jail cell ‘torture chamber,’ independent autopsy finds
An inmate whose family says was "eaten alive by bedbugs" in a jail cell in the psych wing of an Atlanta lockup died of severe neglect, and his death was deemed a homicide, according to an independent autopsy conducted by a pathologist hired by the family's lawyers. The post ‘Neglected to death’: Inmate with schizophrenia ‘eaten alive’ in jail cell ‘torture chamber,’ independent autopsy finds first appeared on Law & Crime.
Fulton County Sheriff holds annual water safety training
FULTON COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Fulton County Sheriff’s Office held their annual water safety training with dozens of first responders on The Great Sacandaga Lake. The training simulates boat and jet ski accidents and other rescues. “When we all come together for an instant, everybody knows everybody, everybody knows what resources are available and who […]
‘Killed’: Lashawn Thompson Autopsy Results Show Inmate ‘Infested’ With Insects Died From Jail Neglect: Lawyers
Autopsy findings reveal that Lashawn Thompson, whose dead body was found "infested" with insects at Fulton County Jail, was "killed" by neglect, lawyers say. The jail is notorious for its inhumane living conditions.
Sacandaga Lake law enforcement training prepares first responders ahead of summer
MAYFIELD — For an eighth year, first responders gathered along the Great Sacandaga Lake in Mayfield Thursday for a joint law enforcement training exercise to prepare for water emergencies ahead of Memorial Day weekend — the unofficial start of summer. Over 100 staff members from at least 15...
Charlton man dies after found under mower in creek
MAYFIELD — A 79-year-old man died after he was found pinned under a mower in a Fulton County creek Wednesday afternoon, State Police said. At about 2:25 p.m., troopers responded to the area of Route 30 in Mayfield after getting a call about an unresponsive man pinned under a mower in the Kennyetto Creek.
Fun and interesting Mohawk Valley events not to be missed – Travel 2023
TRAVEL 2023 – Tucked between the Catskills and Adirondacks, the Mohawk Valley is easy to overlook. But for those looking to get off the beaten path and explore an upstate region rich in history, agriculture, recreation, scenery and other natural wonders, the Mohawk Valley is a must-visit destination. Located...
Lashawn Thompson: Autopsy Confirms Severe Neglect, Lack Of Medication, Mental Health Crisis Caused Death At Fulton County Jail
This is one of the most disturbing and disgusting stories we’ve ever written about and based on the newest available evidence, someone(s) has to face consequences. Lashawn Thompson died in September 2022 slumped over his insect-infested jail cell toilet at Atlanta’s Fulton County Jail. It’s a horrific and undignified way to take your last breaths and that wouldn’t be the case if he received the care that all humans, incarcerated or free, deserve. According to an NBCNews report, forensic pathologist Roger A. Mitchell has concluded that numerous factors including fatal cardiac arrhythmia, dehydration, malnourishment, and rapid weight loss factors led to Thompson’s death. Additionally, Mitchell did not see any traces of the prescribed medication that Thompson was to be given for his diagnosed schizophrenia disorder.
Lashawn Thompson Died in Bedbug-Infested Jail Cell From ‘Criminal Neglect,’ Autopsy Confirms
The family of Lashawn Thompson has received the results from their independent autopsy that determined the 35-year-old died inside a bedbug-infested jail cell due to “criminal neglect.”. Thompson passed away inside his Fulton County Jail cell in September 2022, three months after being booked on a misdemeanor assault charge,...
Gloversville, Johnstown officials explore trailway alternative to NY-334 bridge demolition
GLOVERSVILLE — The feasibility of breathing new life into a controversial railroad bridge over state Highway 334 is an open question. A local corporate board is exploring the practicability of converting the structure into an extension of the Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville Railroad trailway, linking the existing Fulton County path to the state trail system.
'Torture chamber': Lashawn Thompson family autopsy finds jail death a homicide due to 'severe neglect'
The family of Lashawn Thompson, a Fulton County inmate who was reportedly found "eaten alive" by bedbugs and insects last year, on Monday announced the results of an independent autopsy that was paid for by the former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Dr. Roger A. Mitchell, the chair of the pathology...
Anthony Dotson murder trial in Fulton County results in hung jury
JOHNSTOWN — The jury could not agree on a verdict in the trial of Anthony L. Dotson Jr. in the murder of an Ephratah women last year. However, a date has already been set for a new trial. Jurors were dismissed from the Fulton County Courthouse last week after...
'Severe neglect' listed as cause of death for man eaten alive by bed bugs at Fulton jail, autopsy shows
ATLANTA — Private autopsy results for Lashawn Thompson, the man who was allegedly eaten alive by bed bugs and other insects inside his cell at the Fulton County Jail were released Monday morning by attorneys and his family. Thompson died last September while in custody living in complete filth...
Sheriff: Fulton County road patrol shrinks by half since May 2022
FULTON COUNTY — Ten deputies in the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department will soon cover what was once a 21-officer road patrol unit, an expected strain on the agency’s already limited resources. One temporary deputy position will end on Friday and a full-timer is expected to leave by...
Albany working with state to welcome asylum seekers as surrounding counties implement bans
ALBANY, NY (WRGB) — As New York City begins sending migrants to upstate counties, county executives are preparing, and in some ways doing so by declaring a state of emergency. Saratoga and Fulton counties announced a state of emergencies this week. but not all municipalities are exiling refugee's from...
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