A Montgomery County teen was killed in a car crash early Tuesday morning. Police say Nakiyta Passino, 18, of Johnstown died when a car she was in failed to negotiate a curve and hit a large rock on Van Antwerp Road in Mohawk.
The city of Amsterdam has spilled sewage into a tributary of the Mohawk River. The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation reports the spill was discovered on Wednesday. It came from the city's wastewater treatment plant.
They battled flooding for years, now workers at the public safety building in Montgomery County can put their mops away, hopefully for good. The new emergency operations center is now out of the flood zone.
They came from all over the Capital Region and parts around the state for 51-year-old James Homkey whether they knew him or not. They went to Homkey's funeral because they know how dangerous it is working on the side of a highway.
Capital Region tow truck drivers have had plenty of close calls out on the roads. They say tragedies like the fatal accident involving a tow truck driver in Canajoharie are preventable, and that drivers need to be aware of the Move Over law.
A tragic accident on the Thruway in Montgomery County Monday morning. Police say a tow truck driver was hit and killed while trying to help a disabled car on the side of the road. It happened around 6:30 a.m. just before Exit 29 westbound.
A Fultonville man has been arrested, accused of shooting his neighbor's dog. 30-year-old Johnsie McGuire III told the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office he shot the dog because it was on his property, running around the fenced in area holding his animals.
The "Marching Rams" from Amsterdam High School helped herald in a new multi-million-dollar Mohawk Valley Gateway Overlook Pedestrian Bridge on Wednesday morning. The bridge runs over the Mohawk River, connecting the north and south sides of Amsterdam.
Testing at the former Beech-Nut facility in Canajoharie is expected to show if there are any contaminants at the site. The county executive says the EPA will now be paying for the environmental work, not the local taxpayers.
A mother and her teenage son are under arrest, accused of beating a person with a baseball bat. Police say it happened at the "Mud Madness" event in the town of Charleston, Montgomery County over the weekend.
When an antique stroller was taken from an Amsterdam family, they feared it was gone forever. But thanks to the power of friends, Facebook, and a conscientious police officer, this story has a happy ending. The stroller that was taken from Amsterdam was found in a shop in Fultonville.
A Florida man is accused of stealing more than $50,000 from an elderly family member in Montgomery County. Police say William Lewis Jr., 59, took the money over six months, and used it for his own personal gain.
Tuesday night's heavy rain, caused more sewage problems. According to a state Department of Environmental Conservation Alert, the rain sent 10,000 of raw sewage into the Hudson River in Glens Falls Tuesday morning.
The state is now getting involved in the massive sewage spill in Amsterdam. Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday directed state environmental leaders to meet with Amsterdam officials about the leak on the North Chuctanunda Creek.
Raw sewage is spilling into the Mohawk River in Amsterdam. The DEC Sewage Alert estimates as of 10 a.m. Tuesday, more than 300,000 of gallons had spilled into the Mohawk River in Amsterdam and it is still flowing.
A piece of 9/11 history is now a permanent memorial at a local college. A 33-foot section of the communications spire from the World Trade Center was installed Monday morning at Fulton Montgomery Community College.
An Amsterdam man accused of hoarding dozens of cats in filthy conditions says it's a situation that got out of control. That same man has been in the news before for allegations that he set up surveillance to watch two boys next door.
A man has been arrested in Montgomery County after a traffic stop.
The sheriff says they found Pedro Gonzalez' driver’s license had been suspended 13 times. Charges say he was driving on a revoked license when they pulled him over in the Town of Florida.
With the mercury rising, Montgomery County is reminding residents about several cooling stations. They include the Horace Inman Center in Amsterdam, the Canajoharie library and the Fort Plain Senior Center.