Category Archives: Capital District

  • Cops: Albany man faked identity to buy Mercedes

    Cops: Albany man faked identity to buy Mercedes An Albany man is accused of buying, registering and insuring a Mercedes Benz using someone else’s identity, Albany County Sheriff Craig D. Apple Sr. said Saturday. Source: Times Unition Cops: Albany man faked identity to buy Mercedes

  • Painter charged with Spa jewerly theft

    Painter charged with Spa jewerly theft SARATOGA SPRINGS — A worker hired as part of a group painting a city home is accused of swiping jewelry worth more than $13,000, city police said Friday. Source: Times Unition Painter charged with Spa jewerly theft

  • 10 displaced in Ballston Spa fire

    10 displaced in Ballston Spa fire BALLSTON SPA — A fire Friday evening on Center Street displaced 10 people from two families, according to the Northeastern New York Chapter of the American Red Cross. Source: Times Unition 10 displaced in Ballston Spa fire

  • Photos: Toys for Tots shopping

    Photos: Toys for Tots shopping U.S. Marine Corps Reserve volunteers and Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees conducted a large shopping spree at Toys “R” Us in Colonie in preparation of the Toys for Tots Train annual trip through New York state. The shopping spree is the result of a recent $25,000…

  • Police chase, catch 2 suspects in chase

    Police chase, catch 2 suspects in chase Two people suffered minor injuries and were arrested Friday evening after police chased their vehicle from the corner of Orange Street and Lexington Avenue to the intersection of Sheridan Avenue and Dove Street Source: Times Unition Police chase, catch 2 suspects in…

  • Albany man gets 20 years for 2016 tavern shooting

    Albany man gets 20 years for 2016 tavern shooting A city man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for a September 2016 shooting at the Elbo Room tavern following an argument.Elisha Dowling, 38, will also be subject to five years of post-release supervision after his prison term,…

  • Large sign, message board approved for Schenectady harbor project

    Large sign, message board approved for Schenectady harbor project SCHENECTADY – The Zoning Board of Appeals has granted several variances that paves the way for a local developer to move ahead with the construction of a 30-foot pylon sign and 12-feet wide electronic message board at the entrance of…

  • Outgoing council president McLaughlin reflects on career

    Outgoing council president McLaughlin reflects on career Carolyn McLaughlin doesn’t see these coming weeks as her final days serving Albany residents. After 20 years in public service, first representing the South End on the city Common Council beginning in 1998 then as council president starting in 2010, McLaughlin said…

  • UAlbany student has mumps

    UAlbany student has mumps A University at Albany student has a confirmed case of mumps, a contagious disease that can in rare cases cause serious complications. Source: Times Unition UAlbany student has mumps