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Money to aid seized horses

Bethlehem police receive grant for the animals’ care

The Bethlehem Police Department has received a grant to help care for the horses seized in an animal neglect case last November.

Police question person of interest in stabbing

Colonie Police Chief Steven Heider said that a person of interest is in custody following a stabbing in Colonie earlier this week.

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Arrest made in attempted robbery

The Colonie Police Department made an arrest in connection with the attempted armed robbery that occurred on Monday, July 4 at 5:14 a.m. at the McDonalds 256 Osborne Road.

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UPDATED: Body found in Bethlehem home

Results of autopsy point to natural causes

Bethlehem police say the results of an autopsy performed Saturday, Aug. 2, indicate the woman who was found dead at her Delmar home on Friday died of natural causes.

Grant helps pay for plate reader

Data would be collected on Fuller Road traffic going in and out of Albany

The Town of Colonie recently received a grant to purchase police equipment that officers hope will help fight crime by gathering large amounts of data and storing it so they can pinpoint where a vehicle was in the event of a crime.

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Taking a bite into fighting crime

Albany County Sheriff’s Office initiatives presented to Capital Region Rotary Club

Rotarians got an up-close look into aspects of the Albany County Sheriff’s Department, from a mine-resistant ambush-protected vehicle to a transmitter that helps find those who wander.

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Alleged assault leads police on Northway car chase

State Police arrested a Rensselaer County man, who faces a bevy of charges, after he allegedly violated a stay away order and assaulted the victim.

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UPDATE: Selkirk sex offender charged

Police arrest McCoy following child pornography investigation

Bethlehem Police have arrested a sex offender from Selkirk on child pornography charges.

Driveway paver pleads guilty to scamming Guilderland couple

A driveway paver scammed an elderly Guilderland couple. But thanks to an attentive bank employee, they will be getting their money back and the scammer could end up behind bars.

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Former Selkirk FD treasurer sentenced to 5 years probation

Heather Burns, 39, of Selkirk, was sentenced to 5 years of felony probation Thursday, July 10, and ordered to pay full restitution to the Selkirk Fire Department.

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Altamont man allegedly assaulted police officers

Police: First incident during traffic stop, second when warrant served

An Altamont man allegedly assaulted a Guilderland police officer during a traffic stop and then another officer when police served a warrant for his arrest.

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Driver charged with DWI in fatal crash on I-90

Coxsackie man facing murder charges for killing both passengers

A Coxsackie man faces felony charges for the deaths of his two passengers in a multi-vehicle crash on the Thruway, with police alleging he was intoxicated.

Court strikes down Albany County's cyberbullying law

State’s highest court rules statute unconstitutional, McCoy seeking new bill

The state Court of Appeals struck down the county’s cyberbullying law in a 5-2 decision Monday, July 1, with the majority ruling the statute as written was too broad and violated the First Amendment. Albany County Executive Dan McCoy vowed to work with legislators to draft a new law.

Pair charged with stealing sunglasses

Guilderland police arrested a woman and man for allegedly stealing multiple sunglasses from a department store in Crossgates Mall on Monday, June 23.

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Ex-cop’s First Amendment case moves ahead

Judge says jury trial warranted in Hughes’ lawsuit against Bethlehem and police chief

Former Bethlehem police officer Christopher Hughes will finally get his day in court.