Karen Heggen takes her oath as acting district attorney in Saratoga County.

Karen Heggen becomes first woman to serve as Saratoga Co. D.A.

Saratoga County's new District Attorney was sworn in Friday morning. Karen Heggen's rise to the post of acting district attorney comes less than a day after longtime D.A. Jim Murphy stepped down.

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