Three family members were rescued from a burning house. A young man carried his toddler niece to safety and then threw himself out of a back window to escape the house fire. Firefighters went in to get the little girl's mother, who had collapsed in a bedroom.
A jury has convicted a man guilty charges related to a 2009 shooting. Ariel Myers was found guilty of assault and criminal possession of a weapon in Rensselaer County Court, late Monday afternoon.
Police say a man is dead after being pinned under a vehicle at AC Body Works on Guilderland Avenue.
Donnie Dean is so frustrated at the illegal drug activity he claims is going on in the home he rents to relatives, that he took the extreme measure of painting the words "crack house" on the front of the home.
State Police say they found several dead and malnourished chickens at a home on State Route 9W on Sunday.
More people are killed by drug abuse than weapons and motor vehicle accidents and many of those drugs have been prescribed. That staggering statistic was shared on Monday, at the unveiling of a unique display at the Albany College of Pharmacy.
Two members of the New York State Assembly delivered a resolution this afternoon condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. They were Republican Jim Tedisco of Glenville and Democrat Alec Brook-Krasny of Brooklyn who is the first Soviet born, Russian speaking member of the New York State Assembly.
The Schenectady man accused of repeatedly raping a child and then killing a baby he fathered with her pleaded not guilty to all charges Monday morning. Prosecutors say 38-year-old Herman Robinson started raping the girl when she was 11 years old and continued the abuse until he was arrested last December.
The man accused of trying to kidnap two Capital Region college students will spend 12 years in prison. Anthony Collins was sentenced on one count of attempted kidnapping.
A former nurse's aide who admitted to abusing a patient will spend 30 days in the Albany County Jail and five years probation.