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Queensbury man arrested for felony DWI after crash in Lake George

LAKE GEORGE – A Queensbury man is facing a felony DWI charge after a car crash in Lake George.

The Warren County Sheriff’s office arrested 30-year-old Thomas Quaresima after it was determined that he was driving while intoxicated.

Investigators say his car failed to make a turn on Goggins Road and drove off the road, flipping over.

Quaresima was taken to Glens Falls Hospital for treatment of his injuries and was found to have a blood alcohol level over the legal limit.

He faces a felony charge because of a previous DWI conviction in November 2005.

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Warren County road reopens after mudslide

A North Country road has reopened after part of it was buried by a mudslide.

The Warren County Sheriff's Office says Route 418 from Warrensburg to Thurman has reopened.

A mudslide Saturday evening shut down the road.

The sheriff's office says mud and trees covered about 100 feet of pavement.

No cars were in its path and no injuries are reported.

Hudson Falls military recruiter faces rape charges in Washington Co.

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HUDSON FALLS - A military recruiter from Hudson Falls in behind bars, accused of rape.

The National Guard says Robert Haas, 35, has been in the military since 1996 and currently works at the Watervliet Arsenal.

Police say the case started as an assault investigation after the victim was taken to Glens Falls Hospital with injuries.

Further investigation led to Haas being charged with rape and obstruction of breathing.

The Washington County Sheriff says this was not random attack and occurred at his home.

The Sheriff says he is not aware of Haas using his power as a military recruiter to prey on women.

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Saratoga Casino to take part in bidders conference despite lack of support

SARATOGA SPRINGS - If you believe Saratoga is in fact the "graveyard of favorites," there appears to be a new upset to add to the famed list.

The successful Saratoga Casino and Raceway, which has churned out millions and millions of dollars for the state since it opened a decade ago, was considered the favorite for a full-fledged casino in the Capital Region. It had the track record, location and facility to make it the front runner.

But it didn't have support of the community.

It's that deficiency that appears to make the casino an also ran before the race begins.

State Police: Granville man threatened girlfriend with knife

GRANVILLE – A Granville man is accused of threatening his girlfriend with a large kitchen knife.

State Police say 46-year-old Seward Habshi was arrested for menacing after an incident on Wednesday.

Police say they responded to a domestic violence call on State Route 149 in Fort Ann around 1 a.m.

Habshi is in the Washington County Jail in lieu of bail.

Ski legend Tom Jacobs dies at 87

Tom Jacobs opened the Inside Edge and Reliable Racing ski shops in Glens Falls -

One of the giants in skiing in the Capital Region and the country has passed away.

Tom Jacobs competed in the 1952 Olympic Games in Oslo and eventually opened the Inside Edge and Reliable Racing ski shop in Glens Falls.

The Facebook page for Inside Edge says he was working for a Glens Falls paper company in the 1960’s when he missed a flight from LaGuardia to Warren County Airport.

That plane crashed into Pilot Knob Mountain on Lake George and everyone on board was killed.

Jacobs quit his paper job the next day and opened his ski shop.

Tom Jacobs died Thursday at the age of 87.