COLONIE, N.Y. – A fatal hit-and-run accident took place in Colonie on Friday. Police said the accident occurred around 5 p.m. Friday on Wilkins Avenue in Colonie. The victim’s family said they were on their way home at the time. “His cane ended up over there broken in half,” the victim’s niece Rosemary Frye said. A broken cane and a
BETHLEHEM, N.Y. – Patrons of the Bethlehem YMCA had items stolen from lockers in the men’s locker room. The Bethlehem Police Department received multiple reports of property being stolen from lockers in the men’s locker room at the Bethlehem YMCA over the past few weeks. Based upon an investigation, police arrested 27-year-old Matthew Hanson. Police said Hanson was responsible for
LARRY NEUMEISTER Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - More than 100 prospective jurors are scheduled to fill out questionnaires for the trial of a New York police officer accused of plotting to kidnap, torture, kill and eat women. Prospective jurors usually aren't asked to answer written questions, though questionnaires have been used in terrorism trials and in other cases when
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York authorities and a major gun show operator have worked out new rules to make sure weapon sales are properly tracked and done safely. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says Friday the "Model Gun Show Procedures" will be in place for this weekend's show at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany. That show is
KEENE, N.H. (AP) — The antics of a group of self-styled Robin Hoods has a New Hampshire town pressing the state Supreme Court to force them to back off. Officials in Keene say the merry band has gone beyond pumping quarters into expired parking meters and sometimes harasses the parking enforcement officers. They've asked the courts to force the activists
JENNINGS, Mo. (AP) — A school district that includes some students from Ferguson, Missouri, is calling off classes Monday and Tuesday, citing potential unrest if a much-anticipated grand jury announcement occurs soon. The Jennings School District had already planned to shut down Wednesday through the end of the week for Thanksgiving. A letter sent home to parents on Friday said
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali has confirmed a new case of Ebola and says two more suspected patients are being tested, raising concern about a further spread of the disease which has already killed at least five people in the country. The patient who tested positive "was placed in an isolation center for intensive treatment," according to a government statement.
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has dispersed some 300 stone-throwing Palestinian demonstrators in the West Bank city of Hebron without injuries or arrests. Friday's clash came amid roiling tensions in the area, mostly over Palestinian claims that Israel wants to change the status quo at a contested Jerusalem holy site by allowing Jewish prayer there. Israeli Prime