Another season of horse racing gets underway at Saratoga

Another season of horse racing gets underway at Saratoga

Saratoga Springs businesses, police prepare for horse racing season

Saratoga Springs businesses, police prepare for horse racing season

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Man resentenced in investment fraud scheme

Saratoga Springs fire turns fatal

EPA hears calls for more PCB cleanup at public hearing

Glens Falls Hospital announces plans for $20 million state grant

Glens Falls Hospital has received a $20 million grant from New York state.

EPA holds 2nd public meeting on Hudson River cleanup

The Environmental Protection Agency is conducting a public meeting about a $1.7 billion cleanup of the Hudson River amid continued criticism.

Saratoga Springs businesses offer land to reroute controversial Geyser bike trail

Business owners say their offer of land to the city will offer a safer alternative to current bike trail plans.

NY Health Department steps up tick surveillance

There's a second confirmed case of Powassan disease and one probable case - both in Saratoga County. This follows the death of another Saratoga County resident from the rare tick-borne disease earlier this month. The state Health Department has stepped up its tick surveillance.

176th Saratoga County Fair opens Tuesday

The ribbon was cut Tuesday for the official opening of the 176th Saratoga County Fair.

Saratoga County Fair begins Tuesday

The Saratoga County Fair starts its 176th season Tuesday.

Severe weather leaves thousands in the dark

Severe weather rocked parts of the Capital Region on Monday.

Mayfield high schoolers to perform with Foreigner at SPAC

They weren't even born when rock band, Foreigner, was topping the charts with hit-after-hit. However, some kids from Fulton County have a rare opportunity to perform with the iconic band at SPAC on Tuesday night.

Immigration raid concerns being discussed at Saratoga Springs town hall meeting

SARATOGA SPRINGS - The Saratoga Race Course and the downtown scene in Saratoga Springs are huge draws for tourists.

Sen. Gillibrand takes on ticks in Hudson Falls

Sen. Gillibrand was happy to announce the Trump administration started to establish her tick-Borne disease working group at a press conference in Hudson Falls on Monday.

Flags at half-staff for fallen Marine with Capital Region ties

Flags are flying at half-staff in New York in honor of a fallen Marine from the Capital Region.

EPA to hold 2nd meeting on PCB cleanup of Hudson River

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency will hold a second public meeting this week about a $1.7 billion cleanup of the Hudson River.

Bestselling author Nicole Kear holds book event in Clifton Park

Readers headed to the Clifton Park Library on Sunday for a little inspiration.

Rwandan refugee tells story of hope and survival

For Yves Dushime, hope is everything.

Capital Region man among Marines killed in plane crash

A Capital Region man was one of the 16 people killed in a Marine Corps plane crash earlier this week. Maj. Caine Goyette is originally from Waterford and lived on his farm in southern Albany County.

Man accused of stealing $16,000 from employer

A Moreau man is under arrest, accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the company where he worked.

Saratoga Springs woman flying high and serving her country

A local woman literally spends much of her time with her head in the clouds, traveling to some of the far reaches of the world. Now, she’s sharing those adventures in a book aimed at inspiring little girls.

Saratoga County girl spreads smiles with stones

A little girl's project to spread happiness is catching on like crazy in Saratoga County.      

Select Capital Region Gymboree, Crazy 8 locations to close

Here in the Capital Region, the Gymboree store in Wilton Mall will close. The Crazy 8 stores in Saratoga and Queensbury are closing.

Police: Kids found neglected on dark street

Waterford police say they found two young children walking on Third Street after 9 p.m. on Tuesday. When police found them, one of them said their mom was in Albany. They also told police they hadn't eaten since early in the morning.

South Main Street to close as part of bridge work

As construction on the Rexford Bridge continues, there’s an additional traffic advisory to be aware of.

Police: Alcohol likely a factor in Rt. 50 crash

One man is seriously injured after a crash on Route 50 in Northumberland.

Gansevoort man dies from Powassan Virus over a month ago, family speaks out

Charles Smith of Gansevoort died over a month ago but this Wednesday, the Department of Health publicly confirmed the case. His family wants to know why it took so long and contacted us to help to get the word out there.

Gansevoort man dies from rare tick virus

Since 2000, only 24 cases of Powassan virus have been confirmed in New York.  Five of them were fatal.

Glens Falls Civic Center gets new name

The Glens Falls Civic Center has a new name. It was announced Tuesday morning the center will now be known as the Cool Insuring Arena.

Shen looks for qualified bus drivers

CLIFTON PARK - The Shenendehowa School District says it needs bus drivers.

Schuylerville man faces charges for attempted rape

A Schuylerville man faces charges for attempted rape after police responded to a call on Broad Street last Friday.  

Young Saratoga County mother pleads guilty in death of her daughter

Alison Pecor will be sentenced to 4 to 12 years in state prison for her role in the death of her daughter.

Stillwater woman admits to stealing from employer

A woman from Stillwater admitted Monday that she stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from her employer.

Gansevoort man sentenced for sending inappropriate photos to underage girl

A 20-year-old Gansevoort man arrested earlier this year for sending inappropriate pictures and messages to a 12-year-old girl and one of her friends is sentenced to probation.

Spa City offering visitors a chance to go back in time

The Spa City is going back in time this summer.

New York City Ballet kicks off at SPAC

The New York City Ballet is performing at SPAC this weekend.

Racing simulator uses STEM to simulate jockey experience

The National Museum of Racing in Saratoga Springs has unveiled a new state-of-the art racing simulator. It uses science and technology to find out what it feels like to ride a horse at 40 miles per hour.

Electronic tracking 'lifesaver' for people who may wander

CORINTH – "Project Lifesaver" is designed for people with Alzheimer's or autism who may wander off and become lost. It helped save the life of a man in Saratoga County.

Police: Saratoga Springs man used cancer charity and candy as scam

Deran Akullian was also accused of a coins-for-candy scam in 2010 on behalf of an area food bank.

Sheriffs team up to for Operation Sober Boater

Sheriffs Craig Apple and Mike Zurlo stood together in front of the Hudson River in Albany on Thursday announcing Operation Sober Boater. The sheriffs say they are stepping up enforcement, but also want boaters and even restaurant owners to self-police.

Missing motorcyclist found dead

A missing motorcyclist has been found dead from an apparent single vehicle motorcycle accident on State Route 32 in the Town of Saratoga.

Teen in critical condition after crash with tractor-trailer

SARATOGA - An 18-year-old driver is in critical condition after authorities say his car struck a tractor-trailer head on.

Garbage truck accident ties up Northway traffic

An accident tied up Northway traffic near the Twin Bridges northbound on Wednesday morning.

Thousands enjoy Clifton Park July 4th celebration

Thousands of people gathered in Clifton Common to enjoy Clifton Park's July 4th  festivities Tuesday.

Boaters stuck following canal closures

Boaters hoping to enjoy the Fourth of July holiday on the water are instead stuck at docks because much of the New York State Canal system remains closed due to debris in the water.

Four suspects accused of selling illegal drugs in Mechanicville

MECHANICVILLE - Four people are accused of illegal drug sales in Mechanicville.

How do gliders stay in the air without an engine? It's all about science

High in the sky above Saratoga County Airport, 4,000 feet in the air, flying like a bird using mother nature as our engine. It’s called soaring – a small aircraft, called a glider, with no engine.

Marketing employees forego summer picnic to help foster kids

Employees of Fingerpaint, a Saratoga Springs-based marketing firm, decided to forego their summer picnic this year and help kids instead.

Ballet dancers make videos promoting summer residency

SPAC is getting a leg up on ballet promotion from a dancing, filmmaking duo.

Contractor accused of stealing from client

A Saratoga Springs contractor is facing charges.

Schumer in Amsterdam to push for firefighter cancer registry

Doctors and researchers may soon be able to better track cancer incidence amongst firefighters. Senator Schumer outlined legislation that would create a national firefighter cancer registry. 

Man who needed air in tires, bought lottery ticket wins $1M

BALLSTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York man who stopped at a convenience store to put air in his tires and ended up buying a lottery ticket has won a $1 million jackpot.

Saratoga County Sheriff's Department mourns loss of K-9

The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Department is mourning the loss of one of their own.

Northway crash still under investigation

A two vehicle crash that snarled traffic on the Northway for hours on Wednesday is still under investigation.

Man pleads guilty in case involving dog and burning home

The man has pleaded guilty in a bizarre story involving a burning home and a dog.

19-year-old Clifton Park man wins $1 million

A young man from Clifton Park is now a millionaire.

14-year-old boy charged in Mayfield crime spree

MAYFIELD - State police say a crime spree in Mayfield is the work of a 14-year-old boy from Troy.

Taking precautions key to keeping cyberattacks at bay

The global cyberattack was affecting FedEx Wednesday, slowing deliveries by its TNT Express Subsidiary.

First Capital Region ride sharing drivers and customers on the move

After years of discussion and debate, Uber and Lyft begin operating in Capital Region and throughout Upstate New York.

Tractor-trailer crashes in Wilton

A tractor-trailer crashed early Thursday morning.

Uber and Lyft arrive in Capital Region

Drivers and passengers have been clamoring for Uber and Lyft for years.  Forty-seven other states and New York City already depend on ride share services.

Tractor-trailers collide in Saratoga County

It was a mess Wednesday afternoon on the Northway after two tractor-trailers collided.

Giveaways announced for Saratoga racing season

NYRA has announced the giveaways for this year's Saratoga racing season, which kicks off on Friday, July 21.

County clerk urges caution when buying copies of deeds from third parties

Copies of deeds cost just $5 at a county clerk's office. Third parties sell them for more than $80.