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Victim of Sand Creek Road salon stabbing died from wounds

Jacquelyn M. Porreca, 32, of Colonie, died after stabbing at Recycled Salon Sunday, Aug. 23

The victim from the stabbing at Recycled Salon, Jacquelyn M. Porreca, 32, of Colonie, died from her wounds around noon Sunday, Aug. 23, at Albany Medical Center.

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UPDATED Colonie police asking for information in possible assault

The Colonie police are asking anyone with more information in regards to a possible assault on a teenaged girl in the Colonie Center parking lot to contact police.

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Colonie man arrested after vehicle pursuit

City of Albany police arrested Ernest Muller, 23, of Colonie, after he led officers on a vehicle pursuit Wednesday morning, Aug. 19.

Shooting at Colonie Center

Police responded to gunshots at Colonie Center Thursday, Aug. 13

Colonie police received a call reporting a person with a weapon and shots fired in the Colonie Center parking lot near the Cheesecake Factory Thursday night, Aug. 13, at 10:07 p.m.

Village looking to curb speeding

Drive 25 Campaign looks to bring attention to residential speeding

Village residents may have noticed the first bright red cutout sign in this summer’s edition of “The Villager” newsletter, along with a notice asking that drivers keep the sign somewhere visible in their cars.

Crime ring preys on elderly

Multiple agencies break crime ring focused on elderly

After a nearly seven-month-long investigation, members of a countywide hate crime ring targeting the elderly were arrested and arraigned, just in time for Elder Abuse Awareness Month.

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Thanks, Chief

Chief of Police Heider retires, Teale sworn in as new chief

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Colonie PD dispatcher charged with rape

A Colonie Police Department Public Safety Dispatcher was arrested by Colonie police Wednesday, June 24, for alleged involvement in a sexual offense.

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East Greenbush man arrested for sexually abusing a child

Colonie police arrested Craig R. Tarbox for felony sexual abuse in the first degree after a month-long investigation into his alleged sexual contact with a 7-year-old boy.

Fatal hit and run on Central Avenue

Colonie police are investigating Monday's fatal hit and run incident

Colonie police are investigating a fatal hit and run incident. A local woman was hit around 8:15 p.m., on Monday, April 13, and police are asking anyone who may have more information contact the department.

Skylane and Blu-Bell to be demolished

Owner of motels agrees to tear down buildings for all fines excused

Skylane and Blu-Bell owner Alex Patel agreed to demolish the two motels after hundreds of violations were found over one year ago.

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Altamont man pleads guilty to stealing car parts

Joseph Cranker, of Altamont, pleaded guilty to criminal mischief in the second degree, a felony, in Albany County Court Thursday, March 5, according to District Attorney David Soares.

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Motel demolition case delayed

Court grants motel owner three more weeks to gather finances, paperwork

The court awarded the owner of Skyland and Blu-Bell motels another three weeks to gather paperwork and finances despite protest from the Town of Colonie who had agreed to a similar adjournment six weeks ago.

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Former North Colonie school aide arrested for forcible touching

A North Colonie School District teacher aide was arrested late Monday night for inappropriate conduct and forcible touching of a student.

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Four arrested after shots fired in Colonie

Four Easton, Pa., residents are facing felony charges after Colonie police received a call of four shots fired on Arcadia Court Sunday night, Jan. 11.

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