Emilio R. Astacio, 17, allegedly told a hospital staff member, "I have a gun, and I am going to blow all your heads off," Police Lt. Bob Jillson said in a press release.
The victim was pronounced dead at Samaritan Hospital, police said. Authorities did not release his name because they are still trying to reach his family members downstate.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and a group of state and local officials are heading to Lake Placid for the Adirondack Winter Challenge.
The money will be distributed to 39 non-profit organizations and people in need, as selected by a panel of students.
Fire broke out at St. Anthony's Church in Schenectady. The Rev. Richard Carlino says the church is closed and the more than 800 parishioners will have to find another church to attend mass.
Troopers assigned to the Fonda station presented gifts to students at the Fonda-Fultonville High School who volunteered to act as role players in an active shooter training.
Rail traffic and some surrounding roads were closed overnight due to a chemical spill at the CSX yard in West Springfield, Ma. early Saturday morning.
Hundreds of people poured into the Elks Lodge on Curry Rd. Friday to raise money for the family of State Trooper David Cunniff, who was killed in the line of duty late last year.
Election day is still eight months away but the race for governor in New York is already heating up. Republican Rob Astorino is challenging Gov. Cuomo.
The Bullpen Tavern was heavily damaged by fire on June 8, 2013. Now it has reopened just in time for the state high school basketball tournament.