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Clifton Park man charged with sexual assault on jogger
September 27, 2020, 3:34 pm | Source
Clifton Park man charged with sexual abuse in the 1st degree and assault in the 2nd degree for alleged assault on the Zim Smith Trail in Malta, Saturday Sept. 26th.
Field of Horrors opens for sneak peak weekend
September 27, 2020, 4:57 am | Source
Many people are looking for new ways to celebrate Halloween safely this year. One local venue, known for offering the best haunted houses around, is still open for business.
Trump taps 'eminently qualified' Barrett for Supreme Court
September 27, 2020, 1:20 am | Source
Low-risk COVID-19 exposure at Maggie McFly's restaurant
September 26, 2020, 11:13 pm | Source
Officials say the individual worked September 19 and 20, then tested positive.
Hadley-Luzerne elementary school closes due to coronavirus cases
September 26, 2020, 10:57 pm | Source
The announcement comes after a fifth person from the school tested positive for coronavirus.
Kinderhook residents demand 'Justice for Harold'
September 26, 2020, 10:53 pm | Source
Peaceful protestors gathered to demand justice for Harold Handy, who authorities said was assaulted July 5 in the home of off-duty Columbia County Sheriff Deputy Kelly Rosenstrach and her husband Alex, a gym owner in Valatie.
Schenectady shooting now homicide investigation
September 26, 2020, 6:44 pm | Source
Schenectady police are investigating a Friday evening shooting.
New York State fines multiple local nursing homes for violations
September 26, 2020, 4:20 pm | Source
They include a $22,000 fine at the Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Barnwell in Valatie.
Funeral services to be held for Whitehall Asst. Chief James Brooks
September 26, 2020, 12:59 pm | Source
Asst. Chief Brooks passed away last week from injuries he suffered during a fire back in May.
Elevate 518 organizes "Speak Out" in honor of Breonna Taylor
September 26, 2020, 2:48 am | Source
A group of people gathered in Townsend Park Friday evening to share their feelings about the Breonna Taylor case.
Trump expected to announce conservative Barrett for court
September 26, 2020, 2:00 am | Source
Four more coronavirus cases reported at Shen
September 26, 2020, 12:41 am | Source
More coronavirus cases are being reported out of the Shenendehowa School District.
New Troy shootings lead to renewed calls for violence crackdown
September 26, 2020, 12:12 am | Source
The Troy community went from feeling relief Thursday, following the arrest of Ayshawn Davis' alleged killer to grief Friday evening after two shootings, including one that left a teen in grave condition.
Saratoga Springs theater group staging rare live performances
September 26, 2020, 12:05 am | Source
Home Made Theater will stage live performances of "Cry It Out" on the lawn outside Spa Little Theater.
FDA approved coronavirus saliva swab test developed at SUNY
September 25, 2020, 11:53 pm | Source
The FDA approved the coronavirus saliva swab test this week. It was developed by SUNY Upstate Medical University and Quadrant Biosciences. The tests were used across all SUNY campuses, and now labs also have the go-ahead to use them.
Man charged in Troy homicide of 11-year-old boy has criminal history
September 25, 2020, 8:53 pm | Source
The man accused of killing 11-year-old Ayshawn Davis in Troy has been in trouble with the law before.
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