Police in the state capital of Albany Sunday evening were searching for a man who stabbed a New York State trooper in the neck in the Empire State Plaza.
Witnesses said the incident occurred around 8:30 p.m. They said they saw undercover police officers pursuing as many as 3 suspects inside a blue Lexus sedan.
The trooper suffered minor injuries in the accident, while the other driver apparently was not hurt.
Every year, the Saint James General Store is transformed into a picturesque Christmas village, complete with a real life Santa Claus. The store is partially funded by Suffolk County tax dollars, and cutbacks meant Santa’s contract was canceled.
Isaac Peterson was released from Albany Medical Center, where he was treated for gunshot wounds, and arraigned before Albany City Court Judge Thomas Keefe. He was sent to the county jail without bail.
A traffic stop turned into a pot bust with a strange twist for a Queens man.