Category Archives: Capital District

  • Students get lesson, warning for prom season

    Students get lesson, warning for prom season Rensselaer County Stop DWI organized an alcohol awareness presentation to promote safety during the prom season at Berlin High School on Wednesday. As part of the program at local schools, DWI victim family members are speaking about their loss and how DWI…

  • Co-defendant's lawyer decries plead deal in Schenectady killing

    Co-defendant's lawyer decries plead deal in Schenectady killing SCHENECTADY – A defense lawyer for one of the defendants charged with second-degree murder in connection with the deadly 2014 shooting of Wayne Best Jr. says one of his client’s alleged accomplices has been “bought and paid for.” Johnson, 25, and…

  • Wild ride ends with crash into East Greenbush house

    Wild ride ends with crash into East Greenbush house EAST GREENBUSH — A Rensselaer woman lost control of her car Tuesday night and drove through several backyards and a swimming pool before crashing into a house on Lincoln Avenue, the East Greenbush Police Department said. According to the preliminary…

  • Protestors in Colonie drive energy chief from podium

    Protestors in Colonie drive energy chief from podium Near the end of a speech to the Independent Power Producers of New York, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Norman Bay was interrupted and confronted by about a half-dozen protestors at the Desmond Hotel and Conference Center. Shouting broke out between…

  • Troy real estate agent taps Trump anxiety

    Troy real estate agent taps Trump anxiety TROY — Realtor Kareem Jandali says he’s neutral when it comes to politics, but he’s not above tapping into the political melee to market his business. Jandali, owner of Jandali Realty, posted a graphic on his company Facebook page Wednesday that is…

  • Saratoga County mulls settlement in GE dredging case

    Saratoga County mulls settlement in GE dredging case A tentative agreement has been reached between Saratoga County and General Electric Co. to settle a federal lawsuit over the county’s costs of establishing a safe drinking water supply during the company’s years-long project to remove PCBs from the Hudson River,…

  • Troopers: Man found on I-90 may have jumped from car

    Troopers: Man found on I-90 may have jumped from car State Police said she did not return for Sasz.No charges have been filed at this time in connection with the incidentSasz was arrested late last year in Wyoming after police seized 19 pounds of marijuana from inside an SUV…

  • Man shot near Troy park

    Man shot near Troy park Police said the man was hit at least once when a gunman opened fire as the man stood on the sidewalk outside the park. A person who was with the victim drove him to Albany Medical Center Hospital, police said. Source: Times Unition Man…

  • Photos: Dogs of the horse show

    Photos: Dogs of the horse show SARATOGA SPRINGS – Dogs are ubiquitous among the horsey crowd. Whether sleeping on a golf cart or sniffing around the ring, dogs go hand-in-hand with horse shows. Source: Times Unition Photos: Dogs of the horse show

  • Niskayuna school finds lead in water

    Niskayuna school finds lead in water NISKAYUNA — The Niskayuna Central School District will test water at every school in the district after a water sample from an elementary school faucet showed elevated lead levels, according to a statement issued Wednesday by the district. The faucet, located in the…