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Police: Man stole electronics from vending machine

Surveillance footage allegedly captured a Schenectady man stealing from a vending machine that held items much more valuable than snacks or refreshments.

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UPDATE: Bethlehem Middle School girls not followed home

School districts reminds parents, students of safety tips

An investigation by Bethlehem police has found a man did not follow two middle school students as they walked home, and the reported incident was a misunderstanding.

Police: Two arrested in Bethlehem for animal abuse

Horses found allegedly mistreated and malnourished.

Bethlehem Police Department executed a search warrant at 80 Waldenmaier Road on Monday, Nov. 11 as a result of a multi-week investigation into complaints of animal cruelty and neglect of horses.

Colonie Police urge parents to use their best judgment this Halloween

The Colonie Police Department is asking residents to help keep neighborhoods safe this Halloween. In recent years, certain neighborhoods within the town have attracted large crowds.

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UPDATE: Guilderland man arrested for setting three buildings ablaze

Guilderland police believe a town resident intentionally burned down three buildings over three months.

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Police: Delmar man used cab as getaway car

After picking up a Delmar man in Albany, an alert taxi driver notified police his passenger had allegedly burglarized a home and retuned to the cab wanting a ride back to the city, according to police.

Police: GHS student crashes into school bus

A 17-year-old Guilderland high school student allegedly crashed her car into a district school bus after failing to yield the right of way, according to police.

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Shedding light on domestic violence

Albany County highlights Domestic Violence Awareness Month, services offered

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy, joined by county Chief Assistant District Attorney David Rossi, recognized the start of Domestic Violence Awareness Month on Wednesday, Oct. 2, and honored county Crime Victim and Sexual Violence Center Director Karen Ziegler for her efforts.

Police search for scam suspects

Colonie police are looking for three people they say have fraudulently sought loans from local credit unions this month.

Albany County awarded $600k security grant

Funds will help build countywide emergency communications, terrorism prevention

On the eve of Sept. 11, Albany County Executive Dan McCoy announced the county had been awarded nearly $600,000 by the state Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services to help improve crisis communications and prevent terrorist attacks.

Cohoes man arrested on child porn charges

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Cohoes man with possession child pornography.

Police: Drugged driving led to teen's injury

Police have charged a Greenville woman with drugged driving more than eight months after the alleged violation.

Police: Woman traveling wrong way on Thruway was drunk

Police arrested a Mechanicville woman in the early morning hours for allegedly driving the wrong way on the Thruway.

Police investigate death at Thacher Park

Man had climbing equipment, was found at bottom of escarpment

Police are at Thacher State Park after a body was found at the bottom of the escarpment this morning.

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Quinn faces drug charges

Police say deputy county executive attempted to obtain hundreds of Ritalin pills

Albany County Deputy Executive Christine Quinn allegedly deceived a Colonie nurse practitioner in order to illegally obtain hundreds of Ritalin pills, according to police.