Three seek to succeed Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen

Three seek to succeed Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen

Capital Region high school students attend a two-day symposium on how to reduce climate change.

Capital Region high schoolers take on climate change

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Saratoga Lake death ruled accidental

Capital Region concert venues reviewing security policies following Manchester attack

Horse statue vandalized in Saratoga Springs

Car crushes Clifton Park man

A Clifton Park man has died after authorities say he was crushed by his own car.

Saratoga Race Course season passes go on sale

The Saratoga racing season is two months away. You can now purchase season passes at Stewart's Shops throughout the Capital Region.

Winning lottery tickets worth $28,000+ sold in Saratoga County

Two winning lottery tickets have been sold in the Capital Region. The lottery tickets for the May 19 Take 5 drawing are worth $28,082.50 each.

West Crescent Fire Department gets fire rescue patrol boat

The West Crescent Fire Department is now the proud owner of a new life saving piece of equipment.

Oprah Winfrey gives commencement speech at Skidmore College

Bagpipes set the mood at SPAC on Saturday as 624 graduates from Skidmore College walked through the aisles with parents and friends looking on with pride.

New York State's canal system opens for season

New York State's canal system is now open for the season. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul was in Waterford for Friday's opening ceremony.

Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen won't seek re-election

Saratoga Springs Mayor Joanne Yepsen says she won’t run for re-election. She is currently serving her second two-year term.

Big beer tanks being hauled to NY brewery via Erie Canal

The first of a dozen massive fermentation tanks destined for Rochester brewery is about to start it westward journey aboard a barge on the Erie Canal.

Woman who failed to report deadly crash asks judge to set aside conviction

Maria Lentini is asking the judge to set aside her conviction for leaving the scene of a fatal accident without reporting it.

Country star Brad Paisley gives special gift to Saratoga Springs seniors

Some seniors at Saratoga Springs High School are getting a special graduation gift. Brad Paisley kicks off his world tour Thursday night at SPAC.

Both locations of the Merry Monk re-open

Both locations of the Merry Monk are open again.

Brad Paisley invites high school seniors to SPAC rehearsal

Country music star Brad Paisley is about to kick off his world tour in the Capital Region and invited hundreds of high school seniors to help him get ready Wednesday night. 

Hikers and shooters combo worries Wilton neighbors

Neighbors near a county-owned walking trail in Wilton are worried that hikers are going to get shot.

Sheriff's Dept: Man choked woman unconscious

Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department arrested a man from Greenfield and charged him with assault and strangulation.

Hudson Falls men charged with rape, robbery

Two young men from Hudson Falls are accused of raping a 41-year-old woman they had just met in Moreau.

Shen students design billboards to target drinking and driving

Students at Shenendehowa High School designed a billboard to target drinking and driving. The winning poster was designed by 10th grader Maddy Dunne. It pays tribute to Deanna Rivers, who was killed by a drunken driver back in 2012.

Hadley man indicted on charges in wife's death

A Hadley man has been indicted on a second-degree murder charge in the death of his wife.

Man sentenced for selling, renting homes he didn't own

The man who pleaded guilty to renting and selling Capital Region homes he didn't own, was sentenced Monday in Rensselaer County Court.

5th annual Mother-Lovin' 5K held in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga became the city of angels on Mother's Day. The 5th annual Mother-Lovin' 5K was held at the Saratoga State Park on Sunday. The event raises money for the charity Kelly's Angels, which helps children who have lost a parent to cancer.  

Suspects accused of breaking into vending machine to steal cash

Police say two men broke into a vending machine in Saratoga Springs, then stole cash. It happened early Thursday morning at the Holiday Inn on Broadway.

Momentive reinstates some fired workers

Some of the fired workers at Momentive Performance Materials in Waterford have now been reinstated.

New York OKs $62M in grants, loans for local water projects

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York state is making $62 million available to help local governments upgrade their sewer systems and drinking water infrastructure.

Police seek suspect in ATM skimming case

Everytime we swipe our card at an ATM or gas station we may be sharing personal information with criminals. 

Troy woman sentenced for deadly DWI

A Troy woman will spend 2 1/3 to seven years in prison for driving drunk and killing a woman from Waterford.

Corinth plans to end dedicated police coverage to save money

The Village of Corinth pays the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office for dedicated full-time police coverage, but the village board says taxpayers can't afford to renew the contract.

Man indicted for allegedly paying teens to have sex with each other

A registered sex offender from Kingsbury, accused of soliciting boys to have sex while he watched, has been indicted on 17 criminal charges. Those charges include 10 felonies and accuse Robert Middleton of improper contact with three boys ages 13 to 17.

Suspect sought in bank skimming investigation

State police are looking for a man they say helped steal info from 119 bank accounts. It happened between January and April of this year.

Hate flyers outrage Saratoga Springs residents

Some residents in Saratoga Springs are outraged after finding a flyer filled with hate messages on the windshield of their cars.

Merry Monk restaurant locations seized over unpaid taxes

The Merry Monk locations in Albany and Saratoga Springs are shut down, at least temporarily, after they were seized by the state.

Rotterdam man charged with seventh DWI

A Rotterdam man is now charged with his seventh DWI. Rotterdam police say they pulled Edward Varno over on Sunday night for a traffic violation. He was then charged with DWI.

Man accused of attacking brother now charged with DWI

A young man accused of attacking his 10-year-old brother back in 2015 is in trouble again. Cody Clements was arrested Tuesday morning.

Republican Mark Baker announces candidacy for Saratoga Springs mayor

A Republican candidate for Saratoga Springs mayor has officially thrown his hat into the ring. Mark Baker announced his candidacy at the Pavilion Grand Hotel on Tuesday morning.

Hadley man accused of murdering wife with an ax

A man accused of killing his wife with an ax went before a judge. Michael Norton is now charged with murder, after his wife was found dead last week inside their Hadley home.

Benefit raises more than $5,000 for Saratoga WarHorse program

The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby was Saturday. There were dozens of derby viewing parties in Saratoga, a town that spends its summers at the center of the horse racing world.

Parents sue in 2014 airborne bounce house case

It's been three years since a bounce house blew away, seriously injuring two boys from South Glens Falls. Now, the boys' parents have filed a lawsuit in connection with that accident.

Momentive Performance Materials to pay $1.25 million fine

Momentive Performance Materials will pay a penalty of $1.25 million for violating environmental laws. That's the result of a settlement announced Thursday.

Home invasion yields three guilty pleas

There are three convictions now in a knife wielding home invasion outside of Ballston Spa.

Ballston Spa man charged with election fraud

A man from Ballston Spa is charged with election fraud. The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office says John Maier Jr. voted twice.

Corrections officer recovering after fight with inmate

A correction's sergeant is recovering after a fight with an inmate at the Saratoga County Jail.

Autopsy done on woman found dead in Saratoga County

An autopsy was done Thursday on the woman found dead inside a home in Saratoga County. The results have not yet been released.

Dead woman found inside Hadley home identified

Investigators have identified the woman found dead in a Hadley home early Wednesday morning. She is 52-year-old Sherry Norton.

Saratoga Springs police seeking grand larceny suspect

The Saratoga Springs Police Department is attempting to identify a female suspect. 

Authorities participating in hazardous materials drill in Mechanicville

Don’t be alarmed if you see a heavy police presence at the rail yard in Mechanicville on Wednesday.

National Grid crews assess storm damage

Vicious storms swept through parts of the Capital Region from Monday night into Tuesday morning.

Special $20 pricing being offered on SPAC tickets

You can get tickets to more than a dozen summer shows at SPAC for just $20.

More than $1 million for NY farmers to boost state program

New York is giving more than $1 million to a group of farms in an effort to boost the state's Grown & Certified program.

Homeless man facing robbery, assault charges

A homeless man is under arrest, accused of beating a man with a tree branch and stealing his boots.

Fallen NYS Trooper honored at Capitol

A NYS Trooper, killed in the line of duty, was recognized with a bill and a resolution at the Capitol on Wednesday.

Resolutions honor Saratoga Jazz Festival

Both the Senate and the Assembly passed resolutions this week honoring the 40th anniversary of the Freihofers Saratoga Jazz Festival.

Convenience stores robbed overnight in Troy, Mechanicville

Police are investigating two armed robberies that happened just miles away from each other and just hours apart.

Investigators: Man tried to meet 13-year-old girl from Snapchat for sex

Investigators say a Fort Edward man tried to entice sex with a 13-year-old Moreau girl he friended on Snapchat. They say 22-year-old Ryan Jabaut showed up at the girl’s home, but family members got involved before Jabaut made any contact.

Investigators: Man tried to entice sex with 13-year-old girl he met on Snapchat

Investigators say a Fort Edward man tried to entice sex with a 13-year-old Moreau girl he friended on Snapchat.

Milton woman charged with arson

A Milton woman is behind bars, charged with arson.

Wilfredo Diaz sentenced to 50 years to life

Convicted rapist Wilfredo Diaz learned his sentence for another sexual assault and failing to register as a sex offender, Thursday afternoon.

Court appearance delayed for Halfmoon standoff suspect

The man accused in a 20-hour standoff with police in Halfmoon won't be in court just yet. Michael Davis's appearance was adjourned until next month.

Albany gets high marks for air quality

How healthy is the air we breathe? A new report from the American Lung Association details the quality of the air in the Capital Region.

Halfmoon standoff ends with arrest

HALFMOON - A standoff that began around noon Sunday at a mobile home park in Halfmoon is over. The standoff ended just before 8 a.m. Monday when tear gas forced a 39-year old man outside. He's charged with violating an order of protection. More charges are expected.

Spring training starts Monday at Oklahoma training track

It’s a sure sign that warmer weather is on the way.

Authorities involved in apparent standoff with man in Clifton Park

Saratoga County Sheriff's officials and State Police are involved in what appears to be a standoff with a man at the Halfmoon Heights Mobile Home Park.

Company opens new Waterford headquarters

A company called Land Remediation officially opened its new headquarters in Waterford on Friday.