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Snow and Gusty Wind on Tuesday - Poor Travel Conditions Expected

A major Nor'easter now developing off the mid Atlantic coast will put eastern New York and western New England on its western side through Tuesday.  Snow will become steadier from SE to NW across the region after midnight and towards daybreak Tuesday with snowfall of varying intensity through Tuesday evening.  A gusty NNW wind from 20-30 mph at times will cause blowing and drifting of the very dry snow creating poor visibility and hazardous travel conditions into Tuesday night. General Storm accumulations in the Capital Region of 4"-10" are expected with higher amounts across western New England.


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Channel 6 News - Search Results

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Police: hang-up call results in standoff

COBLESKILL - Police have arrested a Cobleskill mam after a 911 call led to a standoff.

Police say they attempted to respond to a 911 hang-up call at around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.

A female then called back to report a fugitive inside of the home, the caller was then able to provide dispatch with an address off a piece of mail, according to police.

State Police, with Schoharie County Sherriff's office responded to the home and repeatedly attempted to make contact with those inside.

At around 7:50 a.m. crisis negotiators made contact with a female inside and directed them to come out.

Three people, Amanda Sword, 28, Melissa Pierce of Salina NY, and Sean Hill of Mattydale were detained after exiting the home.  Sword and Pierce were released.

Hill was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing, unlawful imprisonment and a parole violation.  He was arraigned in the Town of Cobleskill court and sent to the Schoharie County Jail.
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