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State Police kick off holiday ‘Drive Sober’ campaign

State Police are participating again in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign, which started on Friday and continues through New Year’s Day.

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Guilderland police first to receive state heroin antidote funds [video]

A.G. Schneiderman kicks off Community Overdose Prevention program awards

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman kicked off the first round of awards at Guilderland Town Hall on Tuesday, May 6. Guilderland police received $2,100 to fully reimburse equipping and training 35 officers to use naloxone kits.

Police warn warmer weather brings driveway scammers

A prevalent scam during the spring typically involves a traveling asphalt paving crew offering a low-price opportunity to pave a homeowner’s driveway, according to police. Sealing scams can be similar to paving scams, police said, but sometimes the scammer will appear to have properly sealed the driveway.

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Police: Clifton Park woman embezzles from Bethlehem business

Excess of $70,000 was missing from pay roll accounts

Bethlehem Police Department arrested a Clifton Park woman on Tuesday, March 4, who was allegedly involved in an embezzlement scheme.

State Police initiative aims to keep thruway safe

State Police and the state Thruway Authority on Wednesday, Aug. 21, announced the initiative “Operation Summer Brake” will begin Monday, Aug. 26, and continue through Labor Day on Monday, Sept. 2.

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State raises bar on distracted driving

Cuomo says initiative, laws aim to change behavior and save lives

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, July 9, while in Buffalo, detailed a $1 million summer initiative to increase enforcement of distracted driving laws by boosting undercover operations statewide.

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CEG president arrested on drunk driving charges

F. Michael Tucker, president of the Center for Economic Growth, was allegedly found to have had a blood alcohol content more than double the legal limit while parked in Stuyvesant Plaza on Friday, May 3, according to police reports.

State Police ‘Move Over' week results

More than 2,000 traffic tickets issued during enforcement initiative

State Police issued 2,023 traffic tickets during its weeklong heightened traffic enforcement of the “Move Over Law” and speeding limits from April 1 to 7, which included 801 speeding tickets and 38 tickets for failure to move-over for emergency or hazard vehicles.

State Police to focus on ‘Move Over Law’

Law enforcement to hold weeklong increased enforcement of traffic safety

State Police will heighten “Move Over Law” enforcement efforts from Monday, April 1, to Sunday, April 7, in an attempt to reduce speed-related crashes and protect roadside worker.

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Police searching for man who stabbed trooper

Authorities are searching for a man that stabbed a 15-year veteran of the State Police in the concourse of the Empire State Plaza in Albany on Sunday afternoon.

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Police search for suspect in Clifton Park assault

Police said a 67-year-old man answered his door at approximately 5:50 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, and was confronted by a white man. The person asked the homeowner his name and then allegedly struck him on the top of his head with a metal pipe.

Police: man stole samaritan’s ride

A Latham man was charged with grand larceny and second degree reckless endangerment following an investigation into a motor vehicle accident and a stolen vehicle.

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Paramedics seek body armor

Members of Ballston Spa ambulance squad: ‘These are different times’

The Community Emergency Corps in Ballston Spa wants body armor for its members, but raising the money isn't proving to be an easy task.

Saratoga bank robber still at large

Police say Trustco on Congress Street robbed

Saratoga Springs police say a man who robbed the Trustco Bank branch on Congress Street Monday evening is still at large and could be armed.

Traffic stop leads to foot chase through woods

Two Schenectady men facing DWI and resisting arrest charges

State Police stopped a speeding vehicle in the Town of Clifton Park, but soon found themselves in a foot pursuit through the woods to arrest the fleeing driver.

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