Crime




A tow truck driver works to right a rolled car on Balltown Road, Aug. 16, 2016. Photo by Steven Cook.

Crash closes Balltown Road in Niskayuna

STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — A rollover crash in Niskayuna Tuesday afternoon sent a driver to the hospital for minor injuries and shut Balltown Road for a time. The crash also sent a wheel of the rollover car into…






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Pair arrested on gun charge in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA — Niskayuna police early Sunday arrested two Schenectady men on felony charges for allegedly possessing a gun. Anthony J. Boddy, 24, of Victory Avenue, and Frankie D. Rizzo Jr., 22, of Manchester Road, also were booked on unlawful possession…


Schenectady Police officers stand by at the corner of Plum Street and Baker Avenue after several shots were fired Tuesday, March 9, 2016. (Peter R. Barber/Gazette Photographer)

No injuries after shots fired on Baker Avenue

SCHENECTADY — Police are investigating shots fired late Tuesday on Baker Avenue, police said. No injuries were reported, but police said shots hit at least one house. The incident happened at about 9:11 p.m. Police received multiple reports of shots…