Car crashes into Schenectady elementary school during off-hours

Car crashes into Schenectady elementary school during off-hours

Mohonasen student raising money to fund trip to Washington march

Mohonasen student raising money to fund trip to Washington march

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Schenectady police teach people how to respond in active shooter situation

More than 80 people were at Proctors’ GE Theatre Monday night learning what to do in an active shooter situation.

Threat that frightened Scotia-Glenville students was for Pennsylvania school

Maple syrup production a family affair at Glenville farm

Three people accused of breaking into fire-damaged Rotterdam sporting goods store

Three people are facing charges in Rotterdam, accused of breaking into a sporting goods store damaged by fire.

Schenectady parish holding 24 hour confession session

Starting at 9 a.m. Friday, it's time to repent.

Schenectady students say 'enough' with school shootings

.There were student walkouts at schools across the Capital Region, one month after the deadly shooting in Parkland Florida. Schenectady high students were among them, demanding change so they could feel safe again in their own community.

Rotterdam Junction train derailment snarls traffic

NYS Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction is closed due to a train derailment encompassing the railroad crossing near the SI Group facility.

Schenectady Police warn about skimming devices found at gas station

Authorities said on Wednesday, March 7 employees from the Sunoco gas station  on Erie Boulevard contacted Schenectady Police after finding a possible skimming device inside one of its gas pumps.

Missing Schenectady teen returns home safely

A missing 14-year-old girl in Schenectady is now safe.

Dozens go bald for charity in Schenectady

Dozens went bald in Schenectady on Saturday for the St. Baldrick Foundation's annual head shaving event at Proctors.

Ribbon-cutting held for new Schenectady apartments

A ribbon-cutting was held for new luxury apartments in Schenectady on Friday.

'Trailblazers Award' luncheon held at Glen Sanders Mansion

It was a packed house at Glen Sanders Mansion on Friday for the annual "Trailblazers Award" luncheon.

Former Schenectady building inspector cleared of most, but not all charges

Former Schenectady building inspector Kenneth Tyree was found not guilty of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. He was found guilty of offering a false instrument for filing, for lying about his criminal record on a job application.

Deliberations start in manslaughter trial of former Schenectady building inspector

Closing arguments wrapped up in the trial of a Schenectady building inspector. Kenneth Tyree is charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide. Prosecutors say he inspected a Jay Street building one day before a deadly fire and failed to take action on safety issues. However, the defense says Tyree wasn't certified at the time of the inspection.

Schenectady County man facing grand larceny charges

State Police say they responded to a domestic dispute Friday in Princetown. That's where they say Anthony Bucci demanded money from his victim.

Heavy wet snow gives shovelers a workout

This is a heavy snow, which makes it a challenge for anyone trying to clear it.

Glenville police search for suspect on the run

Police are searching for a man who injured detectives as he resisted arrest, and ran off into a swamp.

Defense rests in Tyree Trial

The defense rested its case Thursday in the Kenneth Tyree manslaughter trial in Schenectady County Court, Tyree is the former city building inspector charged with criminally negligent manslaughter for the March 2015 fire that killed four people the day after Tyree inspected the property.

Emergency preparedness training program has perfect timing

In a case of excellent timing, State Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara is hosting a special training program in Schenectady on Friday focusing on weather emergencies. It comes amid Friday's forecasted storm and after recent flooding from the Mohawk River.

Closing arguments set Friday in Schenectady manslaughter trial

Closing arguments are set for Friday morning in the Kenneth Tyree manslaughter trial.

Car smashes into Glenville veterinary clinic

A car smashes into the Glenville Veterinary Clinic. A man inside the building was hurt. No animals were hurt.

NY Air Guard unit starts return from South Pole mission

The first group of hundreds of Air National Guard members deployed on an annual South Pole mission will be returning to their upstate New York base.

Man charged in December Rotterdam bank robbery

Rotterdam police say they've arrested a bank robber. Ryan O'Connor was taken into custody Monday night.

GlobalFoundries donation help brings STEM to Capital Region Boys & Girls Clubs

GlobalFoundries partnered with MiSci to help hundreds of students learn about science, technology, engineering and math.

Will U.S. curling gold medal win lead sport to new heights?

Capital Region curling clubs hope Team USA's gold medal win will spark interest in the sport in the United States.

New tourism site opens in Rotterdam

A new tourism site opened its doors in Rotterdam on Saturday.

Manhole cover explodes in Schenectady

Part of State Street in Schenectady was shut down Friday after a manhole cover explosion.

Emergency workers continue watchful eye for possible flooding

Flooding from the Mohawk River is still a threat in Schenectady and now southern Saratoga County.

Flood threat remains as basements get pumped out

Hoses were working to pump out the water from flooded basements on Ingersoll Avenue in Schenectady.

Flood concerns remain in Schenectady

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has traveled to Schenectady to get a firsthand look at flooding along the Mohawk River.

Watchful eyes remain on looming flood threat

Not everyone was happy about Wednesday’s record warmth. The combination with the snow and extreme cold we saw earlier this winter have created a massive ice jam on the Mohawk River.

Flood warning issued in Schenectady County

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning in Schenectady County.

Union College names first African American president

Union College has named its first African American president. Dr. David Harris will become the leader of the school on July 1.

Action plan in place for possible river flooding

As the temperature continues to rise, so do flooding concerns along local rivers. In Scotia, police have put out a warning to folks living and working along the Mohawk River. The warm weather may cause a lot of melting and ice jams could back up all of the water.

Warmer weather brings flooding concerns

Combine the warm-up with rain, snowmelt and ice jams and we've got a recipe for potential flooding in communities along local waterways.

Lock of George Washington's hair found at Union College

Union College is getting national recognition after a rare discovery.

Duanesburg man accused of stealing hay

A Duanesburg man was arrested for stealing hay. State police say 43-year-old Matthew Vedder picked up a load of hay from a person in the town of Mohawk. Troopers say he paid the $3,400 bill with a personal check and the check was no good.

Union College finds lock of George Washington's hair

Union College is getting national recognition after a rare discovery.

Work continues on Schenectady hill

Work continues in Schenectady to stabilize a hill above Nott Terrace where there was a mudslide last month.

Schenectady man pleads guilty to burglary

A man from Schenectady pleaded guilty to a burglary charge on Wednesday in Saratoga County Court.

Flu sidelines many bus drivers at Scotia-Glenville

The flu outbreak continues to cause problems for local school districts.

Valentine's Day customers showing 'love' to flower, chocolate shops

A recent survey finds about 62-percent of adults say they will celebrate Valentine's Day. There are an estimated 88 million flowers being delivered. Rizzo's House of Flowers in Cohoes has been busy these last few days, working to keep up with the big Valentine's Day demand.

Ministers bring Ash Wednesday to the streets

People usually attend mass to get ashes on their forehead. However, some ministers took to the streets of Schenectady early Wednesday morning.

Late club hockey player remembered at Union College

Dozens laced up their skates on Sunday to honor the memory of Alex Askenazy.

BLM rally, march demands justice for Bronx man who died in Schenectady Police custody

Members of Black Lives Matter and other groups held a rally and vigil in Schenectady, trying to bring attention to the death of Andrew Kearse, who died in police custody last summer. 

Glenville man facing child pornography charges

A Glenville man is facing child pornography charges. Police arrested 39-year-old Corey Stepp. The investigation started with a tip to authorities.

Trial starts for building inspector after deadly Schenectady fire

Opening statements are being heard in the trial of Kenneth Tyree. The former city building inspector is on trial for manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide.

Schenectady's Rivers Casino falls short of projected goals for first anniversary

Rivers Casino in Schenectady is celebrating its one year anniversary. Originally touted as a win-win for the area, the casino's numbers are not exactly matching up with the lofty projections made a year ago. So while there was a celebration, it was not all festive.

Jury selection continues in trial of former code enforcer

Jury selection continues Wednesday in the trial of Kenneth Tyree.

Olympic luge athletes with area connection busy training

The U.S. Men's Luge Team was focused on training Tuesday in Pyeongchang, since luge is one of the first events in this year's Olympics.

Schenectady police search for missing fire hydrant

Schenectady police are searching for a missing fire hydrant. The hydrant was located at Cutler Street and Fifth Avenue. Police say it went missing after a car crashed into it on January 17 around 1:30 p.m. Security video appears to show it being stolen.

Mekeel Christian Academy reopens after flu outbreak

10% of the students and nearly 25% of staff were sick yesterday when classes were cancelled.

Flu closes Mekeel Christian Academy

Sickness to 10 percent of the students, 25 percent of the staff forces shut down of Mekeel Christian Academy

Jury selection continues for Schenectady code enforcement officer after deadly fire

Jury selection is underway in the trial of a Schenectady code enforcement officer charged in connection with a deadly fire.

Arrest made in Schenectady hit-and-run that left man seriously hurt

Schenectady police have made an arrest in a hit and run that left a man badly hurt.

State of Emergency extended in Schenectady

A State of Emergency in Schenectady has been extended until further notice.

Schenectady woman accused of throwing child at police

A Schenectady woman is accused of throwing her child at police. State police tell NewsChannel 13 they were called to a dispute on a road in Amsterdam.

Schools respond to increased flu

New York state reporting largest flu increase, including hospitalizations, since 2004.

Star of 'Bodyguard' musical has big shoes to fill

There will never be another Whitney Houston. However, this week at Proctors in Schenectady, audiences are taking their seats with great expectations. The expectations are that the star of "The Bodyguard," the musical adaptation of the 1992 movie, will indeed be another Whitney.

No injuries after Schenectady garage fire

Firefighters were kept busy in Schenectady early Wednesday morning.

Man charged with robbing Rotterdam store at knifepoint

Rotterdam police have charged a man from Schenectady with robbery and criminal possession of a weapon.

Buildings demolished after Schenectady mudslide

Nott Terrace in Schenectady reopened to traffic late Monday afternoon. It came after demolition crews in Schenectady were on the scene Monday tearing down the buildings affected by Sunday's mudslide.

Man accused of robbing Rotterdam Stewart's

Police say they caught a man who robbed a Stewart's.