Stories at the Times Union
In a year as a general assignment reporter, I contributed to 462 stories at the Albany Times Union. Many of these stories are behind a paywall. Contact me for a PDF.
The paradox of the heroin epidemic is the more people know about the potency — and potential lethality — of a specific supply, the more some are drawn to its call.
"What it comes down to is whether this guy, Jason Ward, got away with murder," Adams said. "That's the elephant in the room."
Federal inspectors have put the heat on the family-run zoo, which has enclosures an expert believes may lead to injury or to an animal escaping.
Information in documents filed Wednesday with the court includes the women's own words in statements made over several days that shed light on how they perceived the bus fight that Saturday night in January.
Sawyer said as he shoplifted, he could see his fellow addicts doing the same thing. The rest of the store would blithely shop, fussing over their lists, completely unaware of what their fellow citizens were doing.