Plans to build a new jail on a piece of farmland in Schoharie have been scrapped. That means the county has to start all over again, and continue shuttling inmates to Albany County Jail, which is costing a lot of money.
NewsChannel 13 has received a long-awaited response from the Department Of Corrections and Community Supervision. It's regarding taxpayer money spent to pay employees long after the inmates were gone from Mount McGregor State Prison.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says they know what caused a large explosion on Sunday. They say some people used the explosive Tannerite to blow up an old junk car. The explosion was felt as far away as Kingsbury and South Glens Falls.