GLENMONT — A woman and two children had minor injuries when their car was hit Tuesday afternoon by a man who failed to yield the right-of-way at the intersection of River and Glenmont roads, police say.

In New York State, only one in 44 cases of elder financial abuse are ever reported. Local police were instructed Monday on ways to ferret out elder financial abuse.

G. Warner, Altamont

GUILDERLAND — The 9-1-1 call came in from a passenger; the car’s driver was threatening to kill herself, possibly with a gun.

As Albany County deputies and supervisors are negotiating their contract with the county, Sheriff Craig Apple is stumping for more money for them.

Recent events in Dallas and Baton Rouge have police departments in the Capital District rethinking security.

GUILDERLAND — The police department has a new volunteer: a pastor. A former paramedic who was injured on the job, Geoffrey Ekstein is returning to the work he has loved for many years, supporting families through tough times.

Keough spent six weeks training with the dog, going from basic obedience, to tracking, and setting up obstacles with explosives.

BERNE — Timothy M. David was arrested this month for a rape police say happened the week of the Altamont Fair in August.

David, 25, of 1721 Helderberg Trail, was charged with third-degree rape, a felony, and with sexual misconduct and endangering the welfare of a child, both misdemeanors.

ALBANY COUNTY — Craig Apple is running unopposed for county sheriff, a post he has held since June 2011 when his predecessor, James Campbell, suddenly resigned after 21 years at the helm.


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