DA: Man convicted of murder in 2021 Gloversville stabbing death of neighbor

DA: Man convicted of murder in 2021 Gloversville stabbing death of neighbor

JOHNSTOWN - A Gloversville man was convicted Friday in the March 2021 stabbing death of a man in Gloversville, Fulton County District Attorney's officials said. Adam W. Mitchell, 53, of Gloversville, was found guilty of one count of second-degree murder in the death of 39-year-old Joseph Robert Hoyt, prosecutors said. Mitchell now faces up to 25 years to life in prison at his sentencing in August. The Fulton County Court jury returned its verdict at about 2 p.m. Friday, after about 10 hours of deliberations in the case, prosecutors said. In returning the guilty verdict, the jury rejected Mitchell's claims…
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Hamilton County man admits Corinth ax attack, Saratoga Co. DA says

Hamilton County man admits Corinth ax attack, Saratoga Co. DA says

BALLSTON SPA - A Hamilton County man admitted this week to an ax attack on a man last year in Corinth, Saratoga County District Attorney's officials said. Justice D. Locke, 20, of Indian Lake, pleaded guilty in Saratoga County Court Thursday to one count of first-degree assault. Locke admitted that he entered an apartment of a man in Corinth late on Oct. 26 and attacked the resident with a tomahawk-style ax, seriously injuring the man, prosecutors said. Paramedics were called to the address hours later by a cab driver who discovered the victim and called 911. The victim was airlifted…
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Johnstown Police: Call for possible burglary leads to felony weapons arrest

Johnstown Police: Call for possible burglary leads to felony weapons arrest

JOHNSTOWN - A call for a possible burglary in progress led to the arrest of a man on felony weapons charges last month, Johnstown Police said Thursday. Keever Earl, 34, of West Main Street, Johnstown, was arrested and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm, felonies. ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe   The incident happened April 21, just after 9 p.m., police said. Officers were called to a West Main Street address, where Earl is listed as residing, for the report of a possible burglary,…
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Johnstown field hockey star Taryn Ringer shows off her lightsaber skills at Duke on Star Wars Day

Johnstown field hockey star Taryn Ringer shows off her lightsaber skills at Duke on Star Wars Day

JOHNSTOWN - The force is strong with Taryn Ringer, but those who have followed her field hockey career from Johnstown High to Duke University likely already knew that. On Wednesday, though, Ringer got to show off her skills on the Duke Field Hockey's Twitter account, her lightsaber skills, to mark Star Wars Day, May the Fourth. To mark the start of the day, the account Tweeted out a short video of Ringer twirling a lightsaber and enjoying herself as she went.  ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe "The force is strong with this…
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Feds: Broadalbin man took gift cards, cash from mail while employed with Post Office, pleads guilty

Feds: Broadalbin man took gift cards, cash from mail while employed with Post Office, pleads guilty

ALBANY - A Post Office employee from Broadalbin admitted Wednesday that he took cash and gift cards from packages while working in Albany, U.S. Attorney's officials said. Otilio Millan III, 33, of Broadalbin, pleaded guilty to taking the cards and cash from mailed packages while employed as a clerk for the Postal Service, prosecutors said. He admitted that from December 2020 to November 2021, he opened mailed packages in order to steal the gift cards and cash, while working at several Post Offices in Albany, including Terminal Street Station and the Stuyvesant Plaza Station, prosecutors said. ---Help us bring news…
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Gloversville Police: One business sold alcohol in underage sting; 10 pass, refuse to sell

Gloversville Police: One business sold alcohol in underage sting; 10 pass, refuse to sell

GLOVERSVILLE - One of eleven Gloversville businesses checked during an underage alcohol sales sting sold alcohol to an underage agent, police said Tuesday. Police identified the business that sold as the Fulton Street Deli, 113 E. Fulton St.  The cashier there who sold alcohol to the underage agent was cited for violation of state beverage control law and issued an appearance ticket for court later. ---Help us bring news to you, check out our subscribe page at: LeaderHerald.com/Subscribe Police conducted the sting April 21 to check compliance with state alcohol beverage control law, police said. Police also identified the 10 businesses…
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