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NASSAU — A Rensselaer County man was charged with rape following an investigation into a case that involved a child in the early 2000s, Stephanie O’Neil, public information officer for state police Troop G said.

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HUDSON — A Columbia County man was arrested on felony charges under Leandra’s Law on Friday night following an accident in Hudson, Hudson Police Chief L. Edward Moore said.

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HUDSON — A building in Hudson that has seen many iteration over the years is being torn down to make more room for parking at Columbia Memorial Health.

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HUDSON — James Howard Jackson, one of three men charged with attempted murder in the shooting of former Hudson man Ryan Fischer, a dogwalker for pop singer and actress Lady Gaga, was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles to 21 years in prison.

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HUDSON — A financial settlement agreement has not been reached between the defendants and the alleged victim in the Rosenstrach assault civil case, according to the law firm representing the suspected victim.The trial of former Valatie gym owner Alex Rosenstrach, his wife Sheriff’s Deputy Ke…

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LIVINGSTON — Three people were brought to Albany Medical Center following a fiery one-car accident on county Route 19 near Peterson Road in Livingston on Sunday.

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GHENT — A Massachusetts man was arrested on felony charges following an investigation into a reported burglary in Ghent, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K said Friday.

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GREENPORT — State police continue to investigate a stabbing incident from Saturday in Greenport that ended with the victim fighting for life at an Albany hospital and a Columbia County man under arrest.

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GREENPORT — A Columbia County man is being held on multiple felony charges, following a stabbing incident Saturday in Greenport, that left the victim fighting for his life, Aaron Hicks, public information officer for state police Troop K, said Sunday.

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HUDSON — One of the area’s biggest events of the holiday season will bring thousands of revelers to Hudson on Saturday night as Winter Walk celebrates 26 years.

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HUDSON — Mayor Kamal Johnson accepted a proclamation from state Sen. Daphne Jordan on behalf of the city for its designation as a Purple Heart Community during the height of the pandemic.

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HUDSON — Lexis Figuereo of Hudson was incarcerated for petty larceny and other chargers. Like so many others before him, Figuereo said he has had problems finding jobs and steady employment because of his past conviction.

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CLAVERACK — The search for a missing man from Claverack ended Wednesday night when the man was located alive, said Lt. Mark Dunspaugh of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.

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CRARYVILLE — Students at Taconic Hills Central Schools were sent home early Tuesday after power was cut to the school building, the school administration posted on its website.

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WASHINGTON — When 42-year-old Catskill state trooper Ivan M. Morales died at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City from illness linked to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attack in New York City, he became the most recent local first responder at ground zero to die in the line of duty.

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CATSKILL — A Columbia County man was arrested in Catskill on felony drug possession charges following a traffic stop last weekend in Greene County.

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CLAVERACK — The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing Claverack man.

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HUDSON — Multiple police agencies responded to Hudson on Tuesday night for a reported home invasion that grew into a large crowd of disorderly residents in a nearby parking lot, Hudson Police Chief L. Edward Moore said.

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HUDSON — It will be up to the Ghent Town Board to decide how to proceed with the replacement of two Democratic town councilwomen who resigned in protest over grievances they had with Republican Town Supervisor Craig Simmons.

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HUDSON — Columbia County Judge Richard Koweek’s decision not to go forward with the Rosenstrach assault trial has resulted in more questions than answers Tuesday.

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GHENT — Democratic town councilwomen Patti Matheney and Koethi Zan have resigned from the Ghent Town Board in protest, accusing Republican Town Supervisor Craig Simmons of lying to them, defaming them and making unilateral decisions without consulting other council members.

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HUDSON — Jury selection scheduled to get underway in the trial of Valatie businessman Alex Rosenstrach, his wife Columbia County Deputy Sheriff Kelly Rosenstrach and two others came to an abrupt end Monday.

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GHENT — Democratic town councilwomen Patti Matheney and Koethi Zan have resigned from the Ghent Town Board, saying they were cut out of the information loop, removed from most of their committee positions and recently denied invitations as board members to the town’s Memorial Day and Veteran…

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CLAVERACK — A Columbia County man who is awaiting trial on multiple felony charges in Columbia, Greene and Dutchess counties, was arrested Monday on felony drug possession charges.

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HUDSON — Hudson Valley Democrats, including those in Greene and Columbia counties, have taken a neutral stance regarding the future leadership of New York State Democratic Party Chairman Jay Jacobs following the loss of three congressional seats to Republicans in the midterm election earlier…

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HUDSON — Jury selection begins Monday in Columbia County Court for the trial of four defendants in the Harold Handy III assault case in 2020. Here are six things you need to know.

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SCHODACK — The lives of two Columbia County residents were saved by Naloxone following a traffic accident over the weekend in Schodack, but both face charges stemming from the crash, according to police.

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NEW LEBANON — A man and a woman from the Capital Region are facing charges stemming from a domestic altercation in New Lebanon that occurred during the summer, according to state police.

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GHENT — A college student from New York City remained in critical condition Monday at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse following a fiery two-car, head-on collision in Ghent on Friday night, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.

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HUDSON — A gun buyback program that was held in Hudson over the weekend is being termed a success.

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TROY — A Columbia County man was sent to the Rensselaer County Jail, following a police pursuit last week in Troy, Stephanie O’Neil, public information officer for state police Troop G said.

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GHENT — Two students from New York City were killed in a fiery two-car, head-on collision in Ghent on Friday night as they traveled home from college for the Thanksgiving break, said Lt. Mark Dunspaugh of the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.

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A six-week gas station enforcement detail in the Capital Region and surrounding counties found 276 environmental violations, said Department of Environmental Conservation Region 4 Director Anthony Luisi.

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GHENT — At least one person was killed and two were injured Friday evening in a serious two-car collision in Ghent.