By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 5, 2010 - 9:45 am
The Times Herald-Record reports that a 34-year-old man, whose name has not yet been released, was shot in the wee hours of Monday morning and died en route to the hospital.
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Apr. 3, 2010 - 9:54 pm
White shooter, black victim. Without more facts, it's impossible to say why authorities are suspecting a racial motive to yesterday's dramatic showdown at the Cooperstown police station, but that's what the AP implies. It began when the white teen stepped... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Apr. 2, 2010 - 8:33 pm
It sounds like a scene from an old Western: One teenager shoots another, then himself, in the Cooperstown police station. Cooperstown Police Chief Diana T. Nicols said it all began when a car crashed into the iron gates just outside the National Baseball... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 29, 2010 - 3:46 pm
The FBI's Albany office has just launched a website called "Bandit Tracker Northeast," on which it lists and maps bank robbery suspects who have struck throughout New York. But it doesn't seem to have the crooks who hit the NBT bank at Grand Gorge in... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 - 9:22 pm
At 8:13 pm, SUNY Delhi issued this brief and terrifying email to students, staff and faculty: ..........This is an ACTUAL NOTIFICATION.......... Issued By: SUNY - DelhiIssued To: SUNY-DELHI-ALL Headline: UPDATE: Imminent Danger. Shots fired near campus... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010 - 5:27 pm
For a village of 6,500, Monticello has been generating a great quantity of unfortunate news lately. First, their mayor gets arrested on counterfeiting charges and hauled away in the back of a police cruiser. Then the village manager resigns, in the wake... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010 - 10:08 am
One DWI wasn't enough for Adam Day, an 18-year-old from Cochecton who had too much to drink on Monday, The Times Herald-Record reports. Two hours after state troopers stopped him from driving in the Town of Thompson after watching him fail sobriety tests... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2010 - 4:35 pm
Gilboa resident James E. Papas was arrested last week on charges that he intentionally set fire to his trailer and claimed he'd been blasted out of the window by an exploding furnace. A press release from the New York State Insurance Department: Papas... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 12, 2010 - 9:51 am
David Turick, proprietor of the aptly-named Auto Undertakers in Monticello, is being charged with contempt of court after repeatedly blowing off court orders to clean up his property. He faces up to $2 million in fines, and the state A.G.'s office is... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2010 - 5:57 pm
Greene County racehorse owner Ernie Paragallo was found guilty today on 33 counts of animal cruelty, a year after a raid on his farm found 177 sick and starving horses. He faces up to two years in prison and $33,000 in fines--for comparison, that's less... Read more


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