Category Archives: Capital District

  • 3 UAlbany students indicted in bus attack

    3 UAlbany students indicted in bus attack The indictment alleges that around 1 a.m. Jan. 30, while aboard a CTDA bus on the UAlbany campus, the women struck and injured a 19-year-old female passenger. The indictment also alleges Agudio repeatedly struck and attempted to injure a 19-year-old male passenger…

  • New Niskayuna, Schenectady community college program for international students

    New Niskayuna, Schenectady community college program for international students The program expands on an existing International Scholars Program offered by Niskayuna High School, which allows high-achieving international students to learn American customs and culture by enrolling at the high school for one year. U.S. State Department regulations currently allow…

  • Part of Washington Avenue Extension closed on weekend

    Part of Washington Avenue Extension closed on weekend GUILDERLAND — Eastbound Washington Avenue Extension will close between Springsteen Road and Fuller Road from 8 p.m. Friday until midnight Sunday for Department of Transportation work. Signs will direct traffic to a detour using New Karner Road, Western Avenue and Fuller…

  • Schenectady gas station robbed at gunpoint

    Schenectady gas station robbed at gunpoint SCHENECTADY – The Getty gas station at the corner of Union Street and Brandywine Avenue was robbed Sunday night, police said. A silent alarm sent police to the gas station at about 8:55 p.m. A clerk told them that two men dressed in…

  • 'Active shooter' drill Friday at HVCC

    'Active shooter' drill Friday at HVCC TROY — Hudson Valley Community College and the North Greenbush Police Department will hold an active shooter drill Friday on campus. The simulation exercise will be from 1–2:30 p.m. in and around Lang Hall. It will include a full, staged response from both…

  • Siena College investigating sexual assault

    Siena College investigating sexual assault Police say the alleged assault happened in campus housing and was perpetrated by someone the female student knew. In that case, the female student was allegedly assaulted by two men, described as black, of medium build, wearing dark clothing and baseball caps. Source: Times…

  • Deputies: Wilton man arrested after rent fight

    Deputies: Wilton man arrested after rent fight QUEENSBURY – A Wilton man faces a robbery charge after he hit another man and took money during a fight over a rental property agreement, according to the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. Aaron J. Smith was charged with third-degree robbery, a felony,…

  • Man faces cruelty charges after 143 alpacas found dead

    Man faces cruelty charges after 143 alpacas found dead MARATHON, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been charged with animal cruelty after an investigation uncovered more than 140 alpacas had died on a central New York farm over several months. Dayton Wood was arrested on Friday and…

  • Troopers: Waterford woman drove high with kids in car

    Troopers: Waterford woman drove high with kids in car HALFMOON – A 34-year-old Waterford woman was charged with driving while impaired by drugs with several children in her vehicle, State Police said. April M. Fernet was charged with driving with ability impaired by drugs and aggravated driving while intoxicated…

  • A week of rain ahead for Albany area

    A week of rain ahead for Albany area You better get ready for rain. Forecasters say Thursday is the only day this week that is not expected to be filled with rain and even that day will be cloudy. Otherwise, forecasters say the Capital Region will see rain on…