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Perth burglary suspects arrested

Johnstown body found in Arkansas identified as WWII veteran

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Second arrest made in Johnstown death investigation

Johnstown woman charged with abusing elderly man's body

A woman has been arrested in connection with the body of an elderly Johnstown man found in Arkansas.


Police: Death of elderly Johnstown man becomes possible fraud investigation

The body of an elderly Johnstown man was found thousands of miles away in Arkansas and police believe he may be the victim of identity theft.


Sheriff: Fulton County woman collected $42,000+ in illegal unemployment benefits

A Caroga Lake woman is accused of stealing $42,426 in unemployment benefits. The sheriff’s department says 28-year-old Summer Hill was earning money at a job, but didn’t report it.


Gloversville police issue warning about fake cash

Gloversville police are investigating some fake cash that has been popping up at local businesses in the past week.


Officials urge snowmobile safety following fatalities

After a string of fatalities across New York, officials are urging snowmobile safety.


‘Baby Boxes’ bring comfort, safety to newborns and parents

Finland has the lowest infant mortality rate in the world. Baby Boxes get much of the credit. For decades, new parents have been given the laminated cardboard boxes for free, providing a safe sleeping environment for the baby. They're starting to catch-on in this country.


Fatal Perth crash under investigation

 State Police are looking into the possibility that weather played a role in a fatal accident Saturday morning in Perth.


Gloversville police debut body cameras

Gloversville police officers, while in the field, will be wearing body cameras. They join a growing number of departments in the area, including Saratoga, that are using the recording devices.


Woman who escaped custody pleads guilty in separate case

A woman who escaped from Gloversville Police custody last fall has pleaded guilty in a separate case.


Gloversville police to begin wearing body cameras

Gloversville police officers will start wearing body cameras Wednesday.


Fulton County man gets 3-6 years for robbing a bank

 A Fulton County man will spend three-to-six years behind bars after admitting to robbing a bank.


Faville named first-ever female detective in Gloversville

For the first time in department history, the Gloversville Police Department has a female detective. Det. Jillian Faville was promoted to the position after being with the department for four years.


Fulton County students perform at pre-inaugural festivities

The inauguration festivities were extra special for 55 students from Fulton County. The students from the Oppenheim-Ephratah-St. Johnsville Central School District Band performed at Fort McHenry, the Jefferson Memorial and the National Cathedral on Thursday as part of the pre-inauguration festivities.


New taxes and fees in Governor Cuomo's proposed budget

Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed $152 billion budget includes some new taxes and fees in addition to new programs and proposals.


Gloversville police shut down major heroin supplier

Gloversville police arrest five people after a month’s long investigation into the sale of heroin.


Police: Gloversville man sent photos of his genitals to juveniles

A Gloversville man was arrested Tuesday, accused of disseminating indecent material to minors and endangering the welfare of a child.  


Pistol and revolver owners must update gun license

Saratoga Sheriff says his office has received more than a hundred calls from gun owners with questions about new SAFE Act requirements.


Gloversville man charged in several business burglaries

A Gloversville man is accused in connection with several commercial burglaries. Police say Christopher Allen committed the burglaries overnight when the businesses were closed.


Moving Out: New York number one in population loss category

This is the time of year when you hear people dreaming out loud about leaving for a warmer climate. Census estimates reveal New Yorkers are indeed leaving the state.


Chris Gibson prepares for life out of office

After three terms, the Colonel turned Congressman decided not to run again.  Chris Gibson's successor is his friend, neighbor and fellow Republican John Faso.


Major pot bust made at Mayfield home

Sheriff’s deputies make a major pot bust in Mayfield. They say a deputy was serving a tax notice December 10, when he smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from an unoccupied home at 3350 Route 30.


Window tint will be tested during state inspection starting January 1

If you have tinted windows you'll want to read this. To pass inspection next year, your car's windows will have to pass through a light meter.


Gloversville police search for burglary suspect

Gloversville Police are on the hunt for a burglary suspect. Christopher Allen, 36, is wanted in connection with several reports of someone breaking into a local business.


One of two rescued High Peak hikers returns to hospital

One of the two young hikers who went missing for nearly two days during a hike on Algonquin Mountain is back in the hospital.  Blake Alois' father tells NewsChannel 13 that a doctor admitted the 20 year this afternoon after discovering the young man's frost bitten feet had become infected


Autopsy scheduled on Fulton County fire victim

An autopsy is scheduled on the person killed in a house fire in Fulton County. The fire broke out early Wednesday morning at 3786 State Highway 30 in Mayfield.


Domestic call leads to shotgun threat, police chase

A Fulton County man is under arrest, accused of threatening someone with a shotgun and then leading police on a chase.


Feds don't ♥ NY road signs

The Federal Highway Administration wants New York to remove "I Love New York" road signs, concerned that the big blue signs will distract motorists.


HUD moves to make public housing tobacco free

  Tobacco products might soon be banned inside and immediately outside federally funded public housing.   If the plan moves forward, it would take 18 months to take effect.


Gloversville woman accused of collecting $3,000 in illegal welfare benefits

A Fulton County woman is accused of lying on an application to get $3,000 in welfare money she wasn't entitled to.


Newly elected members of Congress pose for photo

Newly elected members of Congress had their picture taken Tuesday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.


2 men arrested in connection with Gloversville shooting death

Gloversville police were called to 22 East Pine Street Tuesday night for a report of shots fired. They found the body of Robert Phillips Jr., 34, in an upstairs apartment. Their investigation resulted in the arrest of two other men.


Without New York City, Trump would be ahead in New York

Hillary Clinton took New York easily in the presidential election last night, but it was neck and neck outside of New York City.


Caroga Lake man sentenced for vehicular manslaughter

A man from Caroga Lake will spend five to 15 years in prison for driving his all-terrain vehicle while intoxicated. Edward Wager was sentenced Wednesday in Saratoga County Court for vehicular manslaughter.


Sawyer Fredericks to perform benefit concert in Gloversville

Sawyer Fredericks is performing a benefit in Gloversville next week. You may remember the Fultonville teen’s big win on "The Voice" last year.


Gloversville cops surprise kids playing football

The cops were at Park Terrace Elementary School in Gloversville on Wednesday morning, but nothing bad was going on. They just wanted to play football.


Woman accused of faking kidnapping appears in court

Rachael Mattice, 24, was back in court Tuesday. She appeared in front of a judge in Mayfield on charges she lied about being kidnapped.


Alleged bank robber captured in Broadalbin

An accused bank robber has been captured. Police say Kevin Grinnell, 35, showed a gun to a teller at the NBT Bank in Vail Mills on Monday.


Bank robbery briefly sends Broadalbin-Perth Schools into lockout

A bank robbery sent Broadalbin-Perth Schools into lockout for a time on Monday. The robbery happened around noon at the NBT Bank in Vail Mills.


Perth woman ticketed for failing to stop for a school bus

 A Perth woman was ticketed by Fulton County Sheriff’s for failing to stop for a school bus.


Fulton County man charged with DWI

A Fulton County man is charged with driving while intoxicated and state police say it's not his first offense. Troopers pulled over Daniel Cionek, 39, of Broadalbin because he had no brake lights. They say they smelled alcohol, tested him and found his blood alcohol level was two times the legal limit.


Woman accused of faking kidnapping arrested again

A Fulton County woman who police say made up a story of being kidnapped this summer is under arrest again. Police say drugs were found in Rachael Mattice's car after a two-car crash


Nine arrested following marijuana eradication operation

Nine people have been arrested following a marijuana eradication operation carried out by local authorities. During the two-day operation, authorities seized 291 marijuana plants weighing 420 pounds. An additional 30 marijuana plants were seized in Montgomery County along the Fulton County border.


Two taken into custody after Gloversville fight

The saying goes 'you can't fight city hall’ but a group of men chose to fight in front of city hall. Police responded to reports of a fight outside city hall and soon found one man with a bloody shirt suffering from a stab wound.


Woman who escaped from Gloversville police found in Schenectady

The woman who escaped from Gloversville police early Monday has been found in Schenectady.


Gloversville man sentenced for killing wife of 51 years

A man from Gloversville was sentenced Monday for killing his wife. Frank Ostrander will spend 20 years to life in state prison.


Woman escapes from Gloversville police

Gloversville police are looking for a woman who gave them the slip.


Fulton County man arrested, charged with unlawful possession of marijuana

The Fulton County Sheriff's have arrested a Mayfield man and charged him with unlawful possession of marijuana. 


Green Party seeing red over November ballot

What do New York State Senator George Amedore and Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein have in common?  Not a lot.  But they can both be found on the Green Party line of the November ballot.


19th Congressional District race heats up after a candidate forum

John Faso and Zephyr Teachout met for a candidate forum this morning. It comes just two days after polls show 19th Congressional district race in a virtual tie.


Albany Diocese Priest recalls miracle trip to Rome for Canonization

Rev. Sylvaster Sarihaddula met  Mother Teresa three times during his career before witnessing, and participating in, her Canonization at the Vatican earlier this month.


Pair charged with Gloversville burglary

Police say two men broke into a Gloversville home and stole guns and electronics inside. It happened back on Saturday.


Former teacher's aide charged with sexually abusing young girl

A former teacher's aide from Gloversville has been convicted of sexually abusing a young girl. The Fulton County District Attorney says Kimberly Gittens was supposed to help her victim when they met back in July 2009.


Man visiting all 413 National Park sites passes through Kinderhook

When Mikah Meyer completes his three year trek in May 2019, he will be the youngest person to visit all the National Park sites and the only person to do it in one trip.  


Tedisco wins 49th NYS Senate GOP Primary

Endorsed by retiring Sen. Hugh Farley, Assemblyman Jim Tedisco beats newcomer Christian Klueg in 49th NYS District; now faces Chad Putman.


49th NY Senate District: Tedisco vs. Klueg

With Farley's retirement, a Republican Primary pits a longtime Assemblyman against a political newcomer. Both say they can be their own man.


Gloversville man facing rape charges

A 76-year-old man from Gloversville is charged with first-degree rape.


Longtime Senator Hugh Farley honored in Albany

A long-time New York State Senator now has a day named after him. Fulton County celebrated “Hugh Farley Day” on Monday.


9/11 themed advertisements generate controversy

Some advertisements surrounding the 15th anniversary of 9/11 are generating a lot of controversy.One man who worked to get a 9/11 memorial erected at a local college says he wants the day to be about remembrance, not sales.


Nathan Littauer Hospital nurses reach contract agreement

Registered nurses at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville have ratified their recently negotiated contract.


Gloversville police search for burglary suspect

Gloversville police need your help finding a burglary suspect. Christopher Allen, 36, of 70 Wells Street is wanted for a break-in at a business.


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