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Low pressure developing off the Southeast coast will quickly move northeast tracking south of New England through Wednesday night as colder air arrives to produce a moderate to heavy snow storm for much of the region.  Snow will develop quickly Wednesday morning and fall heavily at times through the afternoon and evening before tapering off and ending before daybreak on Thursday.  Expect difficult travel conditions with snow packed roads and low visibility through the duration of this storm.  Click Here for the CBS6 Weather Forecast Page


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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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