Crime

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Four Niskayuna teens charged in July vandalism spree

BY STEVEN COOK Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA–Four Niskayuna teens went on a vandalism spree last month, damaging cars with bricks, BB guns and spray paint, authorities said. The four were arrested this week by Niskayuna police. They are accused of damaging…





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Wave of burglaries reported across town

By REBECCA ISENHART Gazette Reporter NISKAYUNA — Over the past couple of months, burglars have entered several Niskayuna homes and stolen jewelry and electronics. Lt. Michael Stevens of the Niskayuna Police Department said the break-ins have taken place at various…



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Backpack causes evacuations at Mohawk Commons

A state police bomb squad was called to Mohawk Commons and some stores were evacuated Thursday after a backpack was left outside a store. The backpack turned out to be harmless, police said, but it was placed in almost the…