By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 - 9:32 am
Two Margaretville residents and a Saugerties man face felony drug charges, after a search by a state police K-9 turned up almost 700 envelopes of heroin in the car they were traveling in. On Sunday, Feb. 16 around 11:30 p.m., state police patrolling the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 - 11:28 am
A tow truck operator was injured in a hit-and-run accident while walking on the shoulder of I-87 near Exit 21 in the town of Athens on Thursday night, leaving him injured. Police are looking for the driver who left the scene. The accident occurred around... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 13, 2013 - 9:22 am
An Elmont man stabbed himself to death while driving on the New York State Thruway in the Ulster County town of Plattekill on Tuesday, according to a statement by New York State Police. Around 7:25pm on Tuesday, police say, two witnesses saw a 2002... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 - 1:20 pm
A head-on collision between two cars on the New York State Thruway in New Baltimore around 1am Friday morning left two dead and two injured, including a four-month-old baby, police announced today. According to a news release from the New York State... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 6:22 pm
Headed downstate? Gas up before you go. On Wednesday afternoon, local filmmaker Jessica Vecchione captured footage for this sped-up film of a drive from upstate New York to New Jersey, via the New York State Thruway, NJ-17 and the Garden State Parkway.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 5, 2012 - 10:43 am
A New York City woman was killed on Tuesday evening when the SUV she was driving blew a tire and spun out of control. Four young passengers were injured, and a 12-year-old is in critical condition at Albany Medical Center. According to a New York State... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 31, 2012 - 11:10 am
A 28-year old Poughkeepsie man, Anthony J. Anderson, was arrested in Rosendale on Wednesday after state troopers clocked his motorcycle going 193mph on the New York State Thruway. In the rain, no less. Anderson was written 14 traffic tickets and remanded... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 - 12:57 pm
This just in from the Albany Times-Union: An explosion this morning on a gas main near Guilderland shut down a six-mile stretch of the Thruway, and nearby homes are being evacuated. The Times-Union reports: Emergency workers and firefighters rushed to a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jul. 17, 2010 - 10:04 pm
The Daily Mail reports that gas pumps on the northbound side of the New Baltimore rest stop on I-87 will be shutting down Monday for repairs. Plan ahead, drivers -- but don't worry, the bathrooms are going to stay open.
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 28, 2010 - 11:19 am
From the AP this morning: A tanker carrying chlorine gas crashed near Exit 21 on the New York Thruway, near Catskill, around 1:50 am. The spill closed I-87 northbound for almost seven hours: Sgt. Michael Kopp says it wasn't immediately known how much... Read more
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