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Police video shows murder suspect saying, 'I wanted us to die together'

Police video shows murder suspect saying, 'I wanted us to die together'


Hudson Falls woman accused of drunken driving with kids in tow

Hudson Falls woman accused of drunken driving with kids in tow


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Man accused of murder, arson, is on suicide watch

Police: Man ripped electric meter of home in money dispute

Hudson Falls man accused of starting fatal fire due in court

Fort Edward man accused of assaulting 13-year-old child

A Fort Edward man is behind bars, accused of assaulting a 13-year-old child. James Wilson, 42, is accused of grabbing the child by the neck and throwing him to the ground. Police say he then stomped on the child's chest.


Fire crews battle blaze in Kingsbury

Fire crews are responding to a fire at Koke Inc. on Queensbury Ave.


Mom charged after young toddler wanders outside

A Washington County mother is facing charges after police say her 2-year-old was found wandering outside - while she was sleeping.


Bill targets Columbus Day

An Assembly Member from Brooklyn just introduced a bill that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's day.


Hudson Falls man accused of child endangerment

A Hudson Falls man is accused of child endangerment.


Fort Edward man sentenced for child pornography possession

A Fort Edward man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for possessing child pornography.


Fort Edward man faces SAFE Act violations

Devin Pratt, 48, of Fort Edward faces up to 15 years in prison, charged with possessing an assault rifle that authorities say violates the New York State Safe Act.


Granville mom accused of having kids smash truck with baseball bat

A mother from Granville is accused of having her two young children smash a truck with a baseball bat.


Suspect that prompted Fort Edward lockdown tells his side

Devin Pratt, 48, reached out because he wanted to tell his side of the story.


Corrections officer accused of sexual conduct with inmate

A part-time corrections officer is under arrest. Sheriff Jeff Murphy says Brandon Donaldson had sexual contact with a female inmate at the Washington County Jail, where he worked.


Search continues for suspect that prompted Fort Edward lockdown

Authorities in Fort Edward are still searching for Devin Pratt. Police say the search started on Tuesday when they responded to a complaint of someone pointing a gun at a dog. They found Pratt with an assault rifle.


Free eye exams, glasses for students in 7 New York districts

Students at seven school districts in New York state will have access to free eye exams and glasses this month.


Fort Edward School District on regular schedule

The Fort Edward School District is open and running on time with normal arrival procedures on Wednesday.


Armed Fort Edward man causes school lockout

Fort Edward school district officials imposed a lockout Tuesday after police notified them of a suspect they were searching for in the area.


Police videos offer insight in Washington County murder investigation

WNYT obtains copies of police videos in case of Kevin Gonyea, accused of murdering Leona Twiss.


Dannemora manhunt commander talks new book

Two convicted murderers were on the loose in the vast Adirondacks. And it was the job of Major Charles Guess to find them.  


Police: Glens Falls woman had hundreds of drugs in car

Police pulled over a car and wound up finding hundreds of drugs.


Coyote sighting keeps Queensbury school students inside

School leaders in Queensbury cancelled outdoor activities Tuesday after a coyote was spotted near the Aviation Road campus.


Woman hospitalized in Washington County crash

The Washington County Sheriff's Office tells us a woman was hospitalized following a crash in the Town of Fort Ann.


"Miracle Child" honored at vigil

On the one year anniversary of her being critically beaten by her stepmother, 5-year old Kaiden Starr Rice was honored by other child abuse survivors and their families during a candlelight vigil in Hudson Falls.


Farmer who lost 100+ animals in tragic fire had no insurance

Washington County farmer Richard Burch, who lost more than 100 farm animals Sunday night after fire destroyed two of his barns in Fort Ann, says he has no insurance.


Dozens of animals perish in Fort Ann fire

Dozens of animals were killed in a barn fire in Fort Ann.


Granville man who tried to kill girlfriend gets 17 years and tongue lashing from judge

He admitted to trying to kill his girlfriend, but Friday afternoon Jonathan Vilbrin said the punishment doesn't fit the crime.


Man arraigned in death of 95-year-old grandmother

Kevin Gonyea was arraigned Friday on seven counts, including second-degree murder. Prosecutors say Gonyea killed his grandmother because he tired of caring for her and wanted to move back to Florida.


Farm worker in U.S. illegally accused of raping Salem girl

A farm worker in the United States illegally, has now been indicted on sex abuse charges. Ricardo Barajas-Suarez is accused of raping a 14-year-old girl earlier this summer in Salem.


Woman sentenced in heroin dealing case

A woman who police say was a major heroin dealer, is heading to prison. Lesley Fontaine has been sentenced to 10 years behind bars.


Police say Albany County man prays for forgiveness after preying on churches

Police say Joseph Viscusi has made a living out of scamming churches.


Victim's boyfriend accused of starting fatal fire

An arrest has been made in connection with the fire that took the life of 19-year-old Ashley Elizabeth Coltrain. The suspect is her boyfriend.


Woman dies in Hudson Falls fire

Fire broke out a home on North Street in Hudson Falls early Wednesday morning. Two people were stuck inside. One was rescued but one woman did not survive.


Woman dies in Hudson Falls fire

A woman died in an early Wednesday house fire. Calls came in just before 5 a.m. for a fire at 11 North Street.


Defrocked Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting child in Saratoga County

A 51-year-old former Catholic priest was in court Tuesday morning, speaking softly. It's a stark contrast to the hard time Michael Hands could be facing.


Argyle Cheese Farmer Greek yogurt wins state's top prize

Argyle Cheese Farmer took home first prize in plain Greek yogurt at the State Fair this week.


New York to release Hudson River sampling results

After six years of dredging, New York state will release results of sampling being done in the Hudson River to determine the extent of remaining PCB contamination.


Fort Ann woman killed in rollover crash

A Washington County woman is dead after crashing her car down an embankment, rolling over and hitting a tree.


Length matters at salon in Washington County

Beginning next week, the owner of Studio M Beauty Lounge will switch from charging based on gender to charging by how long a client's hair is.


Washington County Fair hosts Career and Technical Education Day

Fried dough and farm animals are staples of county fairs. But STEM? The Washington County Fair has that as well. The fair hosted Career and Technical Education Day on Friday.


Washington County Fair gets underway

The Washington County Fair is underway.


Washington County bike path reopens after coyote incident

The Washington County bike path where a woman was attacked by a rabid coyote last week is now reopened.


Argyle man accused of shooting two dogs

An Argyle man is behind bars, accused of shooting two of his neighbor's dogs.   


Woman describes horrific coyote attack

She was attacked by a rabid coyote in Fort Edward. Now, Rita Sweenor is talking about the ordeal.


Washington County coyote tests positive for rabies

The coyote shot and killed by ENCON officers on Thursday has tested positive for rabies, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.


ENCON officer shoots wily coyote that attacked South Glens Falls woman

A state environmental officer shot and killed a coyote that charged at him Thursday afternoon.


Sheriff: Coyote likely rabid

A Fort Edward woman is recovering from an apparent coyote attack, the third human encounter with a coyote in two days. Until the animal is captured, Washington County Sheriff Jeff Murphy says the Five Combines Park on the Feeder Canal will remain closed.


Apparent coyote attack under investigation in Fort Edward

An apparent coyote attack is under investigation in Fort Edward. The victim, who says she was attacked, was taken to the hospital with serious injuries to her arm, face and leg.


Fort Ann closer to acquiring site of Revolutionary War battle

An upstate New York town is a step closer to acquiring a Revolutionary War battlefield that had been considered for a quarry business.


Make-a-Wish recipient offers thanks to company that helped

Tyler Murray from Greenwich got his wish. The 15-year-old loves Nike sneakers. He has always wanted to visit Nike’s headquarters in Oregon and meet famed shoe designer Tinker Hatfield.


Washington County man admits to trying to kill ex-girlfriend

A Washington County man faces 17 years in prison when he's sentenced next month for trying to kill his ex-girlfriend.


Owner of burned out Washington County home facing fine

The owner of a home destroyed by fire in Washington County on Tuesday is facing a fine in connection with the fire.


Peeling New York license plates still on the roads

At least three years after the problem started, it is still not hard to find a New York license plate with a peeling problem.
 


Fire destroys Washington County home

SALEM - Crews in Washington County were busy with a house fire.


Fort Ann man accused of choking woman

A Fort Ann man is accused of choking a woman. The Washington County Sheriff's Office says they arrested Robert Larson Sunday night after a domestic dispute.


Fort Edward woman sentenced for assaulting 4-year-old stepdaughter

Marissa Bickford Rice, the Fort Edward woman who attacked and critically injured her 4-year-old stepdaughter, is sentenced to 13 years in state prison.


Dollar General manager accused of stealing $12,000 from store

A woman is accused of stealing more than $12,000 from the Dollar General store she managed.


Police: Vandals caused damage to high school

Employees of Whitehall High School are cleaning up following a vandalism spree early Wednesday morning.


Congressman takes aim at SAFE Act

An anti-SAFE Act sign has been hanging in front of Don Novak's Columbia County house for the past four years.


Patrols enforce Log Bay Day ban on Lake George

Log Bay Day has normally been held on Lake George the last Monday of July. However, the Lake George Park Commission recently banned Log Bay Day and the sheriff's office and Park Commission intend to actively patrol those areas, preventing a gathering of boats there.


Concerns mount over safety of buckling Whitehall building

The Washington County village of Whitehall has a public safety problem on its hands and it's not sure where to turn. An old three-story building on Main Street is in serious disrepair and appears ready to collapse. The problem is the owner of the building is deceased and the small village doesn't have the money to tear it down.


New Lyme screen researched locally

Blood drawn at the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine is advancing research for tick borne illness.


Divers comb quarry for clues in 2014 disappearance

Vermont State Police divers have searched a water-filled quarry in Poultney as they investigate the disappearance of 23-year-old Jonathan Schaff.


Illegal immigrant accused of raping girl in Washington County

Ricardo Baraja-Suarez was arraigned in Fort Edward around 4 p.m. Wednesday. The alleged crime took place in Salem – about a half-hour away. Then, Suarez was taken to the county jail on $100,000 bail.


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