While the sun has finally made an appearance again, it’s rained hard in the Capital Region over the last few days. That has overwhelmed local sewer systems.
All different kinds of animals and advocates for tougher laws to protect them were at the state Capitol on Tuesday. It was part of Animal Advocacy Day.
Amsterdam police have charged 29-year-old Jose Omar Rivera Ramos with robbery in the first degree in connection to an incident at Fastrac Friday night.
The American Red Cross is helping four people in Amsterdam after a fire broke out in their home on Elias Street.
New York lawmakers working to address the heroin and opioid epidemic want to hear from the experts - and people with first-hand experience with addiction.
A collision involving a tractor trailer in Montgomery County has killed the driver.
By a 4-to-1 margin, voters in the Broadalbin-Perth School District rejected a proposal Tuesday night that would have imposed a $10,000 tax levy to help finance the Amsterdam Free Library.
One person is dead after a tractor trailer accident Wednesday evening in the Town of Root.
A Fort Plain teacher is vying to become America's next "Ninja Warrior."
Congressman John Faso is defending his vote on the Republican health care plan, saying that he hopes changes are made. And even though Election Day 2018 is a year and a half away, there are already four Democratic challengers for his seat.
The Montgomery County SPCA removed a number of animals from a farm in Charleston after the owner of the animals was charged with animal cruelty.
A pep rally at Fort Plain High School took a surprise twist when it went from cheering on a team to cheering on a teacher who is leaving this weekend to compete on NBC's hit show "American Ninja Warrior."
Small business owners are trying to find that niche, that thing that sets them apart and makes them a hit. A man who lives north of Amsterdam may have found it, three and a half hours away.
Dozens of neglected animals are found in Montgomery County. The woman investigators blame is no stranger. Amy Person is charged with 31 counts of animal cruelty.
A Fort Plain man is charged with rape. The charges for 20-year-old Michael Stevenson stem back to a late 2015 incident. That’s when he’s accused of having sexual contact with victims less than 13 years old in Gloversville.
There’s an update on a puppy found severely abused in Amsterdam a couple of weeks ago.
AMSTERDAM – After a vicious crash in Amsterdam, a woman is recovering at home Wednesday night thanks to the kindness of strangers.
A former sheriff in Schoharie County has died.
Some good Samaritans may have saved the life of a driver in Montgomery County Tuesday night.
An abandoned hotel in Amsterdam is getting new life. Governor Cuomo announced a $750,000 grant to transform the building at 10 Market Street into assisted living apartments.
AMSTERDAM – Police are still hunting for the person who left a puppy abused and paralyzed on the side of the road in Amsterdam in early April. Now a New York agency is offering a reward for information.
Police in Amsterdam are looking for help finding the owner of a dog, believed to be the victim of abuse. Police posted video on their Facebook page of "Princess." She was found a few weeks ago on Woodrow Road. Police say she had no use of three out of four limbs.
Four Capital Region communities are getting their baseball fields renovated Thursday. It's part of the Tri-City ValleyCats annual 4-in-24 renovation program that gives facelifts to fields in the Capital Region. This year they were in Glenmont, Colonie, Rotterdam and Amsterdam.
A former city of Amsterdam employee has pleaded guilty to scamming the workers' compensation system.
It was 30 years ago that the Thruway bridge over the Schoharie Creek collapsed, killing 10 people. People who were at the scene that day reflect on the tragedy.
Former WNYT reporter Chris Brunner covered the Thruway bridge collapse in 1987. He recalls the experience with NewsChannel 13 Executive Producer Jeff Wernick.
Wednesday marks 30 years since the Thruway bridge collapse in Montgomery County that killed 10 people. Some of the people on the scene that day frantically waved to stop oncoming drivers from plunging over the edge of the gap.
The victim of a deadly fire in Amsterdam on Monday has been identified. She is 24-year-old Kaycee Lander, a mother of three, who was pregnant with her fourth child.
A dentist from Montgomery County is under arrest, accused of stealing thousands of dollars.
Family members tell us a pregnant mother of three was unable to escape the flames Monday afternoon.
Several properties have been condemned, at least one has been ordered evacuated after a retaining wall gave way, causing a landslide on Forbes Street in Amsterdam.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department has arrested a suspect in a string of larcenies at Ace Hardware in Palatine Bridge.
Two elderly brothers escaped a fire early Tuesday morning in Montgomery County. By the time firefighters arrived, cold temperatures and winds worked against them.
The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office says it has identified a suspect in a string of larcenies at the Ace Hardware in Palatine Bridge.
Firefighters in Montgomery County had to battle the blizzard, in addition to the flames, when they were called to the Fonda-Fultonville United Methodist Church. However, the nearly 170-year-old building was destroyed.
A farmer in Montgomery County was hit hard by the recent weather, when strong winds took down a new barn he was building. It was a big loss to the small family farm, but neighbors are doing what they can to help.
Three Amsterdam teenagers are facing murder charges, accused of gunning down 23-year old Alexander Martuscello at his home on Glen Avenue early Thursday morning. According to police, the alleged killers were looking to "settle a score."
Three people were arraigned early Thursday evening in connection with an Amsterdam homicide.
A storm Saturday evening hit a number of cities and towns in the region particularly hard, including Fort Plain, which was devastated by flooding in the past.
Dollar General announced a plan to build a new distribution center in Montgomery County. The center would be located in Amsterdam.
WNYT- NewsChannel 13 was the first to report the Amsterdam sewage leak, last year. In less than a month, one and a half million gallons of untreated sewage flowed into the Mohawk River. The city thought they fixed the problem but our investigation uncovered that major leak was never resolved.
Overflow crowds came to support Rep. Tonko (20 C.D.) but wanted more specifics about what's going on in Washington D.C.
An Amsterdam woman is facing charges after a hit and run Friday night.
Typically when police make an arrest, the name, birth date and sometimes even address of the suspect are released publicly. The Fort Plain Interim Police Chief won't do that in this case and cites safety concerns.
Muslim leaders in the Capital Region are working to dispel misconceptions about their faith by holding dialogues with people of other religions and backgrounds.
Demolition began Wednesday at the corner of Guy Park Avenue and Wall Street. According to police, the former storefront also used to house a restaurant. It's now a hazard and was ordered to come down.
Police in Fort Plain say they have arrested someone for putting KKK fliers on people's windshields over the weekend.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants local governments to consolidate and share services. He says that will help reduce the tax burden on property owners.
Fort Plain Police are hoping to unmask the people who are leaving recruitment leaflets for the Ku Klux Klan on car windshields in their community, mindful that there's likely nothing they can do to stop it.
The Montgomery County Sheriffs Department investigating a burglary. They say the thief posed as an employee of an electric company. They say the man knocked on the homeowners door around 2 p.m. Wednesday.
A police chase in Montgomery County ends with the car going airborne. Troopers tried to stop the BMW on Route 5 Wednesday for failing to signal.
Some parents in Canajoharie are feeling uneasy about their children's safety after a registered sex offender was allowed into east hill elementary.
Parents in the Canajoharie School District got a letter from the superintendent on Thursday. It addressed concerns over a visitor to East Hill Elementary School Wednesday. Police later advised school officials the man was a Level 2 sex offender. However, he was not alone with kids at any time.
There is a push to get an animal cruelty law passed at the state Capitol. The bill is named after two dogs from Montgomery County that were killed in a burglary last year.
Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed $152 billion budget includes some new taxes and fees in addition to new programs and proposals.
An Amsterdam man has been convicted of sexual abuse and strangulation against a woman. Jason Howard, 26, now faces up to seven years in prison.
Saratoga Sheriff says his office has received more than a hundred calls from gun owners with questions about new SAFE Act requirements.
A drug bust leads to three arrests in Amsterdam. Police say heroin, cocaine and around $13,000 cash were found in a car on East Main Street Tuesday. They say they found more money at 283 East Main Street they think is also connected.
A boil water advisory has been issued for parts of Amsterdam.
A big honor for Fultonville’s Sawyer Fredericks. He will sing the national anthem at the CCM/ECHL All-Star Classic, January 18 at the Glens Falls Civic Center.