Schenectady's Stockade residents keep watchful eye on Mohawk River

Schenectady's Stockade residents keep watchful eye on Mohawk River

Schenectady man sentenced for killing stepdad by lighting him on fire

Schenectady man sentenced for killing stepdad by lighting him on fire

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'Hackathon' to test computer knowledge

Flood concerns persist in Schenectady County

Warmer temperatures help ski slopes

Cops: Man was driving 60+ MPH over speed limit

Police in Glenville arrested a man they say was driving more than 60 miles an hour over the speed limit.

Ice jam creates concerns in Schenectady

With warmer temperatures this weekend, the city of Schenectady is alerting residents in the Stockade neighborhood of the potential of flooding from ice jams.

Homebuyers get help buying Schenectady 'zombie properties'

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - A program to help new homeowners buy and renovate so-called "zombie properties" has been expanded to Schenectady County.

Schenectady's Stockade residents warned of more possible flooding

The city of Schenectady is alerting residents in the Stockade neighborhood about more possible flooding this weekend.

Man remains in critical condition after Schenectady hit-and-run

Schenectady police say the story NewsChannel 13 aired on last Friday’s hit and run may be generating leads. Meanwhile, the victim remains in critical condition.

Fraud detection goal of new SCCC class

A new program backed by Trustco Bank and SCCC aims to train people in Bank Financial Security and Money Laundering Prevention.

Glenville man accused of sending child porn to undercover cop

Police say a Glenville man sent 4,000 photos and videos of child pornography to an undercover cop.

More charges for woman accused of crashing into plow while drunk

Additional charges have been filed against the driver of an SUV that hit a snowplow in Niskayuna Wednesday night.

Daughters of Schenectady hit and run victim call for witnesses

Brittany Thackrah was supposed to be celebrating her father's 55th birthday Wednesday. Instead, her dad is in Albany Med with a fractured skull and broken ribs.

Schenectady man sentenced for lying about deadly fire

A Schenectady man is sentenced to nine years in prison for lying to a grand jury about a deadly fire.

Schenectady police ask for help finding hit-and-run driver

Schenectady police are asking the public for help in finding a hit-and-run driver.

Schenectady police lieutenant answers to criminal contempt charge

A Schenectady police lieutenant appeared in court Tuesday afternoon. Mark McCracken pleaded not guilty to one count of criminal contempt in Schenectady City Court. The charge is a misdemeanor.

Huge chunks of ice pile up in Stockade

From the Stockade to Lock 7, the ice is thick and backing up

Flood prone areas on alert after storm

Floodwaters entered the Stockade neighborhood early Sunday. Then as temperatures dropped, those waters quickly froze over, causing an icy situation.

Rotterdam issues boil water advisory

A boil water advisory has been issued in Rotterdam because of a water main break on Curry Road.

Warm weather causes flooding ahead of another cold snap

Friday’s warm weather was a welcomed break from the freezing cold in the Capital Region but many communities are experiencing flooding as a result. 

Rotterdam officials warn of a water main break on Curry Road

The area between Altamont Ave and Deforest St is closed indefinitely.

Schenectady hit-and-run sends man to Albany Med

Schenectady police are investigating a hit and run. They say it happened around 6:30 p.m. Friday night at the intersection of Erie Boulevard and Union Street.  

Schenectady woman charged in fatal hit-and-run

Rotterdam police say a Schenectady woman hit and killed an Albany man, then drove off.

Flood-prone areas prep for heavy rain, snow melt

The rain and snow melt could cause major problems along the Mohawk - especially flooding. One area of concern is the Stockade section of Schenectady.

Price Chopper issues sushi recall over listeria concerns

Listeria concerns have Price Chopper issuing a sushi recall. The recall affects AFC packaged sushi products made with tuna and sold from the prepared foods case in the deli department of Price Chopper and Market 32.

Duanesburg couple fortunate to have heat

A Duanesburg couple is feeling lucky to be toasty warm after spending a cold night wondering if they were going to run out of heat. The company that was supposed to deliver their gas was backed up.

Rotterdam police seek jewelry thief

Rotterdam police are asking for help tracking down a jewelry thief.

General Electric laying off 130 Schenectady employees

Those laid off will receive a severance package and transition support to new employment.

Scotia woman accused of bringing stolen gun to airport

The Albany County Sheriff says Amy Glass was arrested at the Southwest Airlines ticket counter.

Cuomo proposes food pantries at SUNY and CUNY schools

The governor says a recent survey finds that food insecurity is prevalent on college campuses. NewsChannel 13 found one local college already addressing the issue.

Schenectady Mayor delivers 2018 State of the City

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy called the state of the city strong.

Shelter says they turned away quadruple homicide suspect last winter

It was last winter when then 37-year-old James White stopped by the Schenectady City Mission looking for a place to stay and hoping for a hot meal. Unfortunately, things didn't work out – and they turned tragic.

Construction workers brave the elements

Construction workers are used to extreme conditions, but even this stretch of cold can be severe, miserable and dangerous.

Quadruple homicide suspects due back in court Thursday

The two men charged in a quadruple homicide in Troy are due back in court on Thursday.

Pitbull from hurricane zone finds home in Capital Region

A pitbull puppy is now living in the Capital Region after making a friend in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

Staff Sgt. with 109th Airlift Wing returns from Puerto Rico

A Staff Sergeant with the 109th Airwing in Schenectady County is back home after spending a month and a half in Puerto Rico, helping people devastated by Hurricane Maria.

Schenectady gym helps Cohoes fire victims

People in Schenectady are sweating it out to give help to those who need it.

Man charged in connection with Schenectady gas station robbery

Schenectady police have charged a man with a gas station robbery.

Master Lego builder teaches kids art of creation construction

While some kids are home playing with their new toys after Christmas this week, dozens of them are at MiSci in Schenectady to learn about Legos from a "master builder."

Oxygen masks ready to save pets' lives in a fire

The Glenville Fire Department was trained to use pet oxygen masks about a year ago by pet lover and owner of Invisible Fence of The Tri-Cities and Hudson Valley, Kim Bellizzi.

Fire destroys Rotterdam home

Fire has destroyed a Rotterdam home. The fire broke out Friday afternoon at 2035 Westside Avenue.

Niskayuna eyesore being demolished

A zombie property in Niskayuna is coming down. The building is at the corner of Union Street and Balltown Road. It's been an eyesore for years.

Schenectady man charged in rental property scam

A Schenectady man is accused of a rental property scam. Justin McNeal, 33, is charged. Police say he claims to work for a company called "Affordable 518 Homes," took information from a website where a house was for rent and put the same ad on the Affordable Homes Facebook page

Cops meet in Saratoga Springs to talk reducing gun violence

Schenectady police say they've seen a 30-percent reduction in gun violence as part of a state initiative.

Rotterdam Junction road reopens after disabled train blocks traffic

Route 5S in Rotterdam Junction is back open. Police say a disabled train was blocking a railroad crossing for hours early Wednesday morning.

Schenectady man charged with attempted murder after Oneonta stabbing

A Schenectady man is facing attempted murder charges for a stabbing in Oneonta last weekend. Police were called to a house on Maple Street Friday night, where they found the victim on the couch, with stab wounds to the face, neck, shoulder and arms.

STEM brings magic and awe of 'Finding Neverland' to life

We go to the theater for the magic of what's created on the stage. Sometimes, it's fun to look behind the curtain and see how that magic is created. NewsChannel 13’s Benita Zahn went to Proctors Theatre, where "Finding Neverland" is playing through Sunday.

Rivers Casino names new general manager

Rivers Casino is announcing a new general manager. Rob Long took over operations on Friday.

Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady plans new project

A new project at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Schenectady will help the organization serve more people.

Elderly homeowner targeted in Scotia

Police say legitimate utility workers will have photo identification and identifying clothing and vehicles. If you’re unsure, do not let them inside. Instead, call police.

Rotterdam police search for bank robbery suspect

A bank robber in Rotterdam was caught on surveillance cameras. Now, police are hoping you can help them catch the robber.

Man sentenced for 2014 murder

A man was sentenced Friday for a 2014 murder. Hector Abreu received 40 years to life in prison for killing Angel Carrion.

New community mausoleum opens in Niskayuna

A grand opening ceremony was held for a new community mausoleum. It's at Mary Immaculate, Patroness of America at Most Holy Redeemer Cemetery in Niskayuna.

'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.

Schenectady City Council votes to demolish pedestrian bridges

A pair of pedestrian bridges in need of repair will be demolished next year in Schenectady.  

Niskayuna group helps kids for Christmas

The ninth annual Niskayuna District One Fire Department "Stuff the Truck” event kicked off Saturday morning.

Equinox volunteers cook up Thanksgiving dinner

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

Staff with story of redemption prepares for Thanksgiving at City Mission

The group of men running the kitchen staff at the City Mission of Schenectady is busy preparing to feed hundreds on Thanksgiving.  Thursday, they will have a lot to be thankful for, they all used to be on the other side of the table.

Union men's hockey team helps serve Thanksgiving dinner

The goal of the Union College men’s hockey team on Tuesday was to serve Thanksgiving dinner.

Schenectady police make arrest in stabbing incident

Schenectady police say a 21-year-old city woman was stabbed in the back by her ex-boyfriend on Tuesday as part of a domestic dispute.

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at Proctors

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the big political moments of his career, the choices he made and the key traits that helped him through challenges.

Interfaith Thanksgiving service aims to foster unity

People of different faiths came together for an interfaith Thanksgiving prayer service  

Annual holiday parade held in Schenectady

The annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade was held in Schenectady on Saturday.

Bogus bills at Schenectady bar

Over the course of the last eight days, a Schenectady bar owner says counterfeit bills of all denominations have been passed at his business.