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Food pantry helping those not often thought of as needing one

Food pantry helping those not often thought of as needing one


Surprise hero’s welcome for Waterford native

Surprise hero’s welcome for Waterford native


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Cops meet in Saratoga Springs to talk reducing gun violence

Victims call child predator Marshall Gaudet a 'monster' before judge sends him to prison

Woman accused of leaving infant in car at Target

Police: Saratoga Springs woman nearly hit trooper on roadway

A 39-year-old Saratoga Springs woman is accused of almost hitting a trooper on the roadway. State police charged Tracey Truax with driving while ability impaired by drugs in the town of Saratoga.


Snow day brings joy, headaches to North Country

Snow was falling heavily in Saratoga County Tuesday morning before turning to rain. It continued to snow steadily in Warren and Washington counties Tuesday afternoon and evening.


Corinth man accused of stealing from employer

A Corinth man is charged with grand larceny. The sheriff’s department says 31-year-old Jesse Harris stole $2902.29 in items, cash and equipment from the place he worked in Wilton.


Crews battle Saratoga County fire

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office tells us crews are battling a house fire on 193 Hinds Road in Providence.


Sandy Hook massacre remembered in Saratoga Springs

It was a somber remembrance Sunday in Saratoga Springs.


Hudson River cleanup focuses on shore after dredging ends

SCHUYLERVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - As General Electric seeks to close the books on a $1.7 billion cleanup of the upper Hudson River, a new fight is simmering over the company's legacy of toxic pollution in the region.


Mental health provider accused of engaging in sexual conduct with patient

The acts allegedly occurred between October and November during treatment sessions.


Man sentenced for sexually abusing kids at Watervliet McDonald's

The man accused of sexually abusing two sisters and another 5-year-old in the Watervliet McDonalds was sentenced Friday in Albany County Court.    


Man dubbed 'Sleeper Creeper' rejects plea deal

The Saratoga County man accused of breaking into homes and watching people sleep has rejected a plea offer that would send him to prison for seven years.


Man involved in deadly heroin deal gets 10 years in prison

A heroin dealer who supplied the drug that killed a local woman was sentenced in federal court.


New partnership hopes to curb Capital Region crime

A new partnership is trying to make the Capital Region safer. "Capital Region Crime Stoppers" lets people submit anonymous tips and info to law enforcement. If the tip leads to an arrest, there could be a $1,500 reward.


Shen voters approve land deal

Those disputed woods in Clifton Park will remain woods. Voters in the Shenendehowa School District overwhelmingly passed a proposal to sell the 37 acres to the Town of Clifton Park for $1.1 million to preserve it as park space.


Suspect in art gallery burglary tied to more thefts

A man accused of stealing a painting from a gallery in Saratoga Springs is facing more charges. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at The Post-Star report Michael Vittengl has been arrested in connection with two more thefts.


Shenendehowa residents vote on land sale

Residents in the Shenendehowa Central School District are voting on a land sale Tuesday.


Food for thought from NYS farmers and food banks

New York Farm Bureau members & the Food Bank Association of NYS donate nine million pounds of fresh food and farm products (as of November).


Shen residents to vote again on land sale

Residents in the Shenendehowa Central School District will head to the polls Tuesday to vote on a land sale.


Real-life Grinch cuts wires on holiday lights display

'Tis the season for homeowners to flip the switch on their holiday light displays - some of which are pretty elaborate.


Four are sent to the hospital after a crash in Galway

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is saying the overnight accident involved a single car that overturned in a ditch


Halfmoon run raises money to fight arthritis

It was a perfectly brisk December morning for a holiday run on Saturday. The annual Jingle Bell Run bills itself as the largest holiday themed 5K race with a number of events being held throughout the country.


Saratoga County Sheriff wants law to track pawned jewelry

To find the stolen jewelry, deputies might have to drive to pawn shops and jewelry stores all over the Capital Region.


Man who stole dead Trooper's identity sentenced

A Westchester County man picked the wrong victim in Saratoga County and, for that, he will spend the next 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison.


Ballston Spa couple transforms home into pinball paradise

One pinball machine became two, then three, then 10 and then, 230 machines. That included around 150 or so machines set up at one time.


Sexual harassment: what crosses the line?

There are certain things that rise to the level of sexual harassment, says Saratoga Springs attorney Giovanna D'Orazio.  Her law firm, D'Orazio Peterson, specializes in personal injury and employment law, including sexual harassment cases.


Convoy For Tots event hauls in 22K toys

Sunday morning's event by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve's Capital Region Toys For Tots was dubbed Convoy for Tots because it involved about 200 law enforcement, fire department, emergency services and private vehicles.


Saratoga Springs ready for First Night, last big party of 2017

More than 15,000 people are expected in Saratoga Springs on New Year's Eve.


'Me Too Act' supporters cross political and gender lines

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is a co-sponsor of the "Me Too Act."  The proposed legislation doesn't intend to just highlight a problem, it aims to fix it.


Milton woman accused of stealing from dying father

A Milton woman is accused of stealing nearly $600,000 from her dying father. Investigators say Dena Holmes had power of attorney over her dad's finances while he was a resident at the Home of the Good Shepard in Malta.


1994 escapee's release delayed due to housing trouble

A notorious 1994 escapee remains in custody because he does not yet have approved housing. That's according to a statement from the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.


Boil water advisory in Stillwater due to water main break

The Town of Stillwater has issued a boil water advisory due to a water main break.


Possible mumps case at Saratoga Springs middle school under investigation

Parents with children at the school are being told to monitor children for any signs of symptoms of mumps through December 10.


NY National Guard members aiding 'Trees for Troops' program

Members of the Army and Air National Guard at the Ellms Tree Farm to help load Christmas trees for delivery to U.S. troops across the nation and the world.


Ballston Spa Curtis Lumber back open after fire

The Curtis Lumber in Ballston Spa is back open after a fire there early Monday Morning.


Canadian Pacific holiday trains roll through Capital Region

Two holiday trains are making their way from Canada through the United States, collecting food and donations for food pantries along the way. The train made its first stop in Mechanicville on Sunday afternoon.


Convoy for Tots gathers 13,000 toys in Capital Region

An annual U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots event in the Capital Region has gathered about 13,000 toys for children whose families can't afford holiday gifts.


O'Keefe prison release delayed

The scheduled prison release Saturday for Joel O'Keefe has been pushed back, News Channel 13 has learned. O'Keefe escaped in 1994, creating widespread panic over the course of a thirteen day manhunt.


Santa parachutes into Ballston Spa

Santa usually comes to town in a sleigh.  But Saturday in Ballston Spa, Santa parachuted down to the Ellms Family Christmas Tree Farm, officially kicking off the second leg of the holiday season


Overnight fire at County Waste and Recycling Plant in Clifton Park

The Clifton Park Fire Department confirms an overnight blaze at the County Waste Plant on Route 9.


Two year anniversary marked of Saratoga County man's disappearance

Friday marked two years since the disappearance of Frederic Drumm. The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department still hasn't given up the search.


Equinox volunteers cook up Thanksgiving dinner

Some Capital Region residents are beginning their Thanksgiving holiday by giving back.


Crews battle fire at apartment complex in Clifton Park

The Clifton Park Fire Department and multiple units responded to a kitchen fire at the Squire Park Apartments Tuesday evening.


Search continues for man missing for two years

This week marks two years since the disappearance of Frederic Drumm. He was last seen at his home on Burgoyne Road in the town of Saratoga.


Smoke inhalation blamed for deaths in Corinth fire

Autopsies were performed on two victims of Monday's deadly fire in Corinth – 39-year-old Tonya Slimmer and her 15-year-old daughter, Briaunna. The Saratoga County Sheriff's Department says the cause of death was smoke inhalation.


A letter to the Corinth Central School District Community

A letter to the Corinth Central School District Community


Saratoga County Supreme Court justice issues ruling on controversial trail proposal

A Saratoga County Supreme Court justice has issued a ruling on a controversial trail proposal. The justice has issued a stay, stopping Saratoga Springs from taking property from three owners to begin construction on the Geyser Road Trail.


Saratoga Springs likely to keep current form of government

It's looking more like Saratoga Springs will not change its form of government.


Sex offender appears at civil confinement hearing

It's likely John Regan will face another trial, but not to determine his guilt. Instead, a judge will determine if he should be set free, or held by the state.


Men re-arraigned on charges in Saratoga County murder

Two Saratoga County men, re-indicted on murder charges, have been arraigned again. The judge said last week that he found irregularities in the way the case against Nikolai Mavashev and Joseph Broscko was presented to a grand jury.


Corinth fire kills mother of 9, daughter

Two people have died after a fire on Main Street in Corinth. Three people were taken to the hospital, including two kids.


Holiday Parades this weekend in the Capital Region

The City of Schenectady will host its 49th annual Holiday Parade Saturday, Nov. 18.


Saratoga Springs man accused of stealing $13K in jewelry

Authorities say Brush stole jewelry from a client while working at their home on Echo Ridge Drive.


Man accused of trying to sell $4,800 painting stolen from art gallery

A man in Warren County is accused of trying to sell a stolen $4,800 painting.


Funeral held for fallen Saratoga County deputy

Friends and family gathered to say their final farewell to Deputy John Brown on Friday.


Woman sentenced for posing as lawyer and defrauding hundreds

The state Attorney General said Barrone defrauded more than 400 New Yorkers out of more than $23,000.

 


City of Mechanicville issues boil water advisory

The City of Mechanicville Water Department has issued a boil water advisory.


D.A. gets new indictment in Mechanicville murder

Two Saratoga County men already indicted on murder charges were indicted again late Thursday afternoon.


Hudson River in Capital District consistently tests high for fecal bacteria in report

Some of the most consistently contaminated water in the Hudson River flows through the Capital Region, according to a new report out by environmental group Riverkeeper.  


Malta man accused of smuggling cigarettes

A man from Malta has been busted, accused of smuggling illegal cigarettes into the Capital Region.


Saratoga County sheriff's deputy posthumously promoted

Sheriff Michael Zurlo made a special presentation to John Brown's family on Wednesday afternoon. He posthumously promoted the deputy sheriff to the rank of investigator.


Community voices concerns on hiking trail where people hunt

People hiking along the county-owned Louden Trail in Wilton have safety concerns.


Legal errors could mean tossing of teens' murder indictment

Nikolai Mavashev and Joseph Broscko were indicted on murder charges, but NewsChannel 13 has learned the indictment could be thrown out because of legal irregularities.


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