By Timothy Knight on Friday, Jul. 15, 2016 - 3:28 pm
New York State Police have announced the arrest of a teenage girl on Thursday, July 14 in connection to a series of car fires and vandalism in the Schoharie County town of Summit. State Police, flanked by members of the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 - 4:40 pm
Above: 52 Burton St. in Walton. Image via Google Street View, August 2014.  Police and firefighters narrowly avoided being trapped in an intentionally-set explosion in a house in Walton on Monday, Jan. 11, according to a press release from the Walton... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 - 12:01 pm
Left: Caleb Segura. Photo via the New York State Police.  Nineteen-year-old Caleb Segura intentionally set fire to a house while a family of six was inside, police say. Segura was charged with arson and attempted murder, and is being held in the Greene... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 - 1:30 pm
Above: Investigators comb through the rubble at Becker's Tire Service, a longtime Grand Gorge business destroyed by fire on Friday, September 27. Photo by Lissa Harris. In the last month, two beloved businesses in Grand Gorge were destroyed by fire: first... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013 - 12:35 pm
A fire at an Olivebridge home led to the arrests of two local men on Monday. Police say the two stole guns, motorcycles and other items, then set the home and its garage on fire to cover up the crime.  On Monday, state police responded to a home at 622... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 - 2:43 pm
Above: Lieutenant Erik Dauber of the New York State Police briefs local news reporters on an unfolding homicide investigation at Troop C's Sidney headquarters on Tuesday. Source: New York State Police's Facebook page. Number of bodies found so far in a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 - 3:15 pm
More disturbing details are emerging from the police investigation into an apparent murder-suicide and arson that occurred last week in a Walton home. On February 19, two people were found dead at a house at 294 John Lockwood Road, which was set on fire... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 - 3:14 pm
A long-dead body has been found during the investigation of an arson-suicide at 294 John Lockwood Road in Walton, where 48-year-old Debra Sundstrom committed suicide by gunshot on February 19. On the afternoon of February 19, two local police officers --... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 - 5:02 pm
One of the two people found dead in a burning house on a dead-end road in Walton on Tuesday was 48-year-old Debra S. Sundstrom, according to a press release from the New York State Police. A forensic pathologist at Lourdes Hospital in Binghamton has found... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 - 3:18 pm
For the third time this year, the Daily Mail reports, a suspicious fire has destroyed a house in Prattsville. The house belonged to Jim Rion, and was in the process of being rebuilt after sustaining significant damage in the Irene floods. Officials... Read more


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