A Berne teenager allegedly killed her 5-year-old cousin and disposed of his body, before falsely reporting the boy was forcefully abducted from her home, according to police.
Paul Mahan, son of Colonie Town Supervisor Paula Mahan, was arrested Friday morning for allegedly using a spotlight and bow to try to attract deer.
Guilderland teacher convicted of felony reaches agreement with school district
The Guilderland Board of Education unanimously approved McClaine’s resignation agreement during a special meeting on the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 10. McClaine’s resignation was effective Nov. 21.
State Police are participating again in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which started on Friday and continues through New Year’s Day.
A Guilderland man pleaded guilty to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a felony, in Albany County Court Thursday morning, Dec. 4.
Former GTA treasurer receives jail time, felony probation
A Farnsworth Middle School teacher will be serving jail time for stealing more than $100,000 from the Guilderland Teacher’s Association during the 2012-13 school year.
A month after a family of four was found slain in their Western Avenue home in the Town of Guilderland, authorities have distributed fliers seeking information on the apparent killings.
Bethlehem organization holds informational discussion for parents
Talking with teenagers about the subjects of drug use and peer pressure can often be an uncomfortable time for both parents and child.
Guilderland Elementary School grieves over slain students, plans to memorialize boys
After the initial shock of hearing about the quadruple murder at a home on Western Avenue wore off, Guilderland school district officials were faced with tackling how to address the varying needs of grieving students and staff.
Retired police officer gets help from trained dogs to help fight heroin use
If someone had asked retired police officer Dave Harrington years ago if he’d like to become a K9 handler, the answer would have been yes. The problem was, and is, funding.
Latest version addresses court’s free speech concerns
Albany County Executive Dan McCoy has approved a new cyber-bullying law, after a previous law was struck done this summer by the state Court of Appeals.
Names of slain children not released, details on murders still sparse
Two Guilderland Elementary School children and two adults were found murdered in a Western Avenue home Wednesday, Oct. 8, and authorities have yet to name a suspect in the quadruple homicide.
A Level 1 sex offender in Bethlehem has been arrested following a sexual assault investigation.
On Tuesday, Sept. 2, the New York State Police based in Schodack were involved in a joint investigation with the East Greenbush Police Department resulting in the arrest of Steven J. Vanalystyne, 51 of Voorheesville, on several counts of criminal sex act in the second and third degree, forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child.
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.