Anonymous sources: GloFo will make chips for Apple in Malta, APD: arrest made in string of burglaries, Schenectady couple donates tree for the ESP -- again

A "person with knowledge of the deal" tells the Times Union that chips for the iPhone and iPad will be made at GlobalFoundries fab in Malta. A "source with knowledge of the deal" tells News10 the same thing, that GloFo will be manufacturing the chips from designs by Samsung. [TU] [News10]

Officials with Luther Forest Technology Campus and Saratoga County are pushing the town of Malta to change zoning laws for the Luther Forest tech park and open the way for a wider range of development incentives. (Though GlobalFoundries is located at Luther Forest, officials have struggled to draw any other companies there.) [Daily Gazette]

Colonie police say a Troy man has been arrested in connection with the shooting at a club -- Shenanigan's -- on Central Ave early Sunday morning, though CPD says there's no indication he was present for the shooting. CPD alleges the man lied when reporting his SUV stolen after it was allegedly involved in the shooting. CPD says it appears there was an altercation and then shots were fired from the SUV, hitting a club bouncer in the leg (though he probably was not the intended target). [CPD] [News10] [TU] [Troy Record]

The domestic worker at the center of the Llenroc case has filed suit against Annie George, her former employer, alleging she was "subjected to involuntary servitude, forced labor and was grossly underpaid." [Daily Gazette]


A North Greenbush man is accused of taking lottery tickets from a convenience store and driving off -- with the store owner hanging onto the vehicle. [Troy Record] [TU]

Saratogian headline: "Police use Taser on suspect they say threatened them with a cleaver." [Saratogian]

A prison inmate serving a life sentence is accused of lunging at nurse while receiving treatment at Albany Med and then assaulting the corrections officer who restrained him. [TU]

Albany police say they've arrested man for his alleged connection to a string of burglaries in the Delaware Ave neighborhood. [APD FB]

Bethlehem police say horses were removed from a farm in Feura Bush after veterinarians concluded the animals were dehydrated and malnourished. Two people were arrested. The consulting veterinarian says the farm has a history of animal neglect. [TU] [News10] [YNN]

Carl Paladino is talking about running for governor again. [TU]

Rensselaer County exec Kathy Jimino is asking the county legislature for an 8 percent raise, the first raise for the county exec in eight years. [TU]

The city of Schenectady either does or doesn't have money budgeted to make Schenectady County whole on unpaid taxes. [TU]

A union representing employees at GE's Fort Edward plant, currently slated for closure, is offering to cut positions to keep the plant open. [TU]

And you thought it was a drag getting dressed for work. [TU]

For the second time, a Schenectady couple is donating a spruce tree from their yard to be used as the holiday tree on the Empire State Plaza. [Daily Gazette] [TU]

Union grad Kevin Flike, seriously wounded in Afghanistan while serving with the special forces: "When times are tough, you have to keep going ... It took over two years for things for me to get better." [Daily Gazette]

CPD: Update to Shooting Investigation at Shenanigan's 2169 Central Avenue

The following is an update about the Colonie Police Department investigation into the 11-10-13 shooting at Shenanigan's 2169 Central Avenue.
The victim is identified as: Karl Richerson, age 46 - Schenectady - recovering at Albany Medical Center Hospital from a single gunshot to the lower leg. He was working as a bouncer at Shenanigan's when he was shot.
The shots were fired from a vehicle driving by Shenanigan's and that vehicle, a 2004 Jeep Liberty, was located, unoccupied, shortly after the shooting in the lot of the Lawrence Motel 2155 Central Avenue. Unfortunately, there is no suspect description available for the shooter. The registered owner of the vehicle, used in the shooting, falsely reported his vehicle stolen to the Colonie Police Department and made false statements that hindered the investigation. The registered owner was arrested and is profiled below, but there is no indication that he was present during the shooting. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is urged to contact the Colonie Police Department at 783-2744.
Allan S. Frierson - age 49
Troy, NY
Charges: Hindering Prosecution 2nd (felony) and Falsely Reporting and Incident 3rd

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