General Electric continues transformation; $11B rail deal

General Electric continues transformation; $11B rail deal

GE retirees rally for pension benefits

GE retirees rally for pension benefits

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Man in Scotia admits to child pornography charges

Niskayuna police investigating burglaries

Bear sightings reported in Capital Region

Crews deal with water main break in Scotia

A water main break in Scotia shut down Route 5 for hours on Thursday.

Motorcycle accident leaves two hospitalized

Two people, an adult and a minor, are now at Ellis Hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries after they were hit riding a motorcycle

Rivers Casino weighs-in on sports betting ruling

NewsChannel 13 sat down with Rivers Casino in Schenectady Wednesday morning to get its reaction, after the Supreme Court cleared the way for sports betting.

Mermaid follows her dreams to Rotterdam

Do you remember your childhood dreams?  Maybe to be a superhero or live on the moon? Wild aspirations are eventually replaced by reality. However, reality doesn't always have to get in the way. A woman once had the same dream many other young girls do -- to be a mermaid. Her dream has come true.

Schenectady cop charged with DWI

A police officer from Schenectady has been arrested. Daniel Coppola is charged with DWI.

Balltown Road open again after Niskayuna crash

Balltown Road is back open after a very tough morning commute -- especially for drivers entering Niskayuna from Saratoga County.

Schenectady casino announces summer concert series

Rivers Casino will host eight free concerts this summer. 

Former Schenectady housing inspector sentenced after fatal fire

In March, a jury found him guilty of lying on his job application. However, he was found not guilty of charges connected to a fatal fire on Jay Street in 2015.

Colonie police arrest man for series of fake 911 calls

Police in Niskayuna say he may also be responsible for something similar there.

Rivers Casino adds horseracing wagering terminals

You can now play poker and the ponies under the same roof.

Volunteers clean up riverfront park in Schenectady

While the view in the Stockade may look sunny and spring-like today, that wasn't the case just a few short months ago when ice jams overflowed across the river. With drastic changes in the temps this winter, ice really impacted the area and the land adjacent to the riverfronts in Schenectady. 

Schenectady woman charged after dogs bite teen

A Schenectady woman is facing charges after multiple dogs bite a teenager.

Preschool develops sensory-friendly play area at Proctors

When autism is the diagnosis, parents often worry about finding appropriate events for their family to attend. That's where The Spotted Zebra comes in.

Schenectady County sheriff's deputy on administrative leave after arrest

The Schenectady County sheriff's office has placed Deputy Mark Kirker on administrative leave.

Schenectady school instills love of volunteering in students

With all the vitriolic talk floating around these days, we adults sometimes forget that kids are listening and watching what's being said and done.  So how do you teach kids to be good people and help them to grow up well rounded? One area school thinks it has the answer.

Four local law enforcement officers arrested

Three Galway police officers and a deputy with the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Office are all facing charges.

10 years later: Schenectady community still searching for missing mom

10 years ago, Lutricia Steele of Schenectady headed out to do an errand, and vanished.  Her family has never given up hope of finding out what happened to her.

4 arrested at Rivers Casino in Schenectady

4 people were arrested hours ago at Rivers Casino in Schenectady. Police say there was some sort of altercation but have not gone into further detail. 

Schenectady County man accused of writing bad checks to steal hay

A Schenectady County man is accused of writing a bad check to steal hay -- again.

Accident takes down power poles, shuts down Rotterdam road

A section of Carman Road is Rotterdam was shut down Friday between the New York State Thruway entrance and the Hamburg Street roundabout.

Schenectady mudslide blamed on broken water service line

We now know what caused a January mudslide that crashed into a home in Schenectady. The city engineer tells The Daily Gazette a broken water service line is to blame.

Albany man accused of driving 95 miles per hour while drunk

Troopers say an Albany man was driving 95 miles per hour while drunk. John Paddon of Albany was pulled over on I-88 in the town of Duanesburg.

Driver in high-speed Rotterdam crash charged with DWI

The driver involved in a high-speed crash in Rotterdam early Tuesday morning is now charged with driving while intoxicated. As of early Tuesday afternoon, all three people in the car remained at Albany Medical Center in critical condition.

Incident in Schenectady rushes one to hospital

Schenectady police say that a man was rushed to the hospital around an hour ago.

Community comes together after fire at police chief's home

Scotia Police Chief Pete Frisoni rushed out of the station Friday when he heard  his own home was on fire. The house on Redwood Drive was destroyed.

Fire damages Scotia police chief's home

The village of Scotia police chief's house caught fire on Friday afternoon.

General Electric's earnings report better than expected

Shares of General Electric were up Friday, following a better than expected earnings report.

Capital Region students to participate in another gun violence walkout

Students at schools across the country and in the Capital Region will once again walk out of school on Friday. They are demanding comprehensive gun violence legislation on both the state and federal level. That includes raising the age to buy guns and improving background checks.

Business giving two friends a 'leg up' in the community

Ozgul Ucan and Arzu Demircan run Leggings World in Crossgates Mall and Viaport Rotterdam.

Backlash to Cuomo's executive order on voting rights for felons on parole

Albany County Sheriff Craig Apple says most inmates do not exercise the right to vote and says the same will happen with felons on parole

Large cheese company to open Glenville manufacturing facility

Looks like a local town has landed "the big cheese."  Schenectady County locked up a $25 million investment from one of the nation's largest cheese producers to build a new manufacturing facility in Glenville.

Investors hope General Electric's first-quarter earnings show rebound

General Electric has had a rough go of it so far in 2018. Now it's set to release its first-quarter earnings Friday morning.

Three hospitalized after Schenectady crash

Three people have been taken to the hospital after a car slammed into a row of front yards in Schenectady early Thursday.

Glenville man accused of trying to solicit teen for sex

A Glenville man is under arrest, charged with trying to meet who he thought was a 14-year-old girl, for sex.

Free food for thought: Campus food pantries proliferate

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - Free food pantries are becoming nearly as common as the campus bookstore at a growing number of colleges.

Scammers posing as IRS representatives target victims on tax day

Two different versions of the scam phone calls were sent to us but both had similar messages. The alleged representatives claim the person they are calling has committed tax fraud, owes money and police officers will make arrest.

Schenectady County man accused of assaulting 2-month-old son

A Schenectady County man is accused of assaulting his 2-month-old son. Police in Rotterdam arrested 21-year-old Tristan Tinney after his infant son was brought to Albany Medical Center with a brain injury and fractured ribs.

Schenectady makes major changes to Code Enforcement Bureau

Three years after a fire at a building on Jay Street killed four people in Schenectady, the city is making major changes to its Buildings Department.

Sen. Schumer weighs-in on Syria during Glenville visit

Senator Chuck Schumer was in Glenville on Monday. He spoke with local senior citizens, but also weighed in on whether he thinks Syria received the explosive message delivered by American bombers over the weekend.

Man in Schenectady County admits to sexual conduct with young child

A man in Schenectady County admits to oral sexual conduct with a 7-year-old child.

Schenectady police probe shooting

Schenectady police are investigating a Wednesday night shooting.

ValleyCats help upgrade four youth baseball fields in Capital Region

Four communities in the Capital Region are getting some help with their infields. It's the Tri-City ValleyCats "4-in-24" renovation program.

Changes to proposed Niskayuna Holocaust Memorial, residents continue to speak out

Standing room only at a Niskayuna public hearing tonight, where more than 100 residents turned out to voice their opinions on a proposed Holocaust Memorial along Troy Schenectady road.

Bill Murray enjoys some Nine Pin Cider

Bill Murray decided to drink local during a visit to the Capital Region.

Woman arrested after Schenectady stabbing

A 46-year-old woman was arrested after a stabbing in Schenectady early Tuesday morning.

Via Aquarium hosts Autism Action Day

A day at the Via Aquarium is a special treat for Amelia Green and her three sons, especially for 11-year old Alex, who is on the lower functioning end of the Autism spectrum. That makes it difficult to get out of the house as often as they'd like.

Capital Region lawmaker honored for helping to legalize MMA in state

A local lawmaker was celebrated Saturday for his work helping to legalize MMA fighting in New York State.

Man arrested in Schenectady Shooting

The suspect in a Schenectady shooting has been captured, according to police.

Building manager sentenced in deadly Schenectady fire

Jason Sacks, the building manager at the Schenectady apartment building where four people died in a fire in March 2015, was sentenced to 1-to-3 years in prison for his "negligence" that authorities say led to the deaths.

Rotterdam pizza delivery driver robbed

Rotterdam police say a pizza delivery driver was robbed Wednesday night. It happened in the area of Oaklawn Avenue around 10 p.m.

Rotterdam water main break keeps repair crews busy

Crews in Rotterdam spent the day working on a water main break.

Schenectady County reconsiders sparkler ban

Schenectady County is again considering banning sparklers. The city banned small fireworks last summer. However, because of a change in state law, they have to decide on the issue again.

Grand jury report released in fatal 2015 Schenectady fire

Schenectady County District Attorney Bob Carney released the grand jury report Monday on a fatal 2015 fire.

Victims identified in fatal Glenville crash

Glenville police have identified the two people killed in a crash there Monday evening.

Councilman: Casino has been good for Schenectady

For Schenectady councilman and chair of finance John Polimeni, Rivers Casino and Resort has been good for the Electric City.

Cuomo dismisses talk of casino bail out

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pouring cold water on the idea of giving state assistance for a struggling upstate casino.

Jumpin' Jacks in Scotia opens for season

Despite the cold and dreary weather, we have a sign of spring. Jumpin' Jacks in Scotia is now open.

Schenectady fire that badly burned Vietnam veteran ruled accidental

A fire that badly burned a Navy veteran in Schenectady has been ruled accidental.

Tiny, new device a breakthrough in pacemaker treatment

More than half a million Americans are living with pacemakers to keep their hearts beating at a normal rate. As the population ages, more people are having them implanted. Now, that procedure has gotten simpler.

Vietnam vet who is disabled rescued from Schenectady fire

SCHENECTADY – A Navy Veteran who served in Vietnam is being treated at the Westchester Medical Center’s Burn Unit, according to his nephew. Fire broke out inside Rick Batcher’s house at the corner of 5th Avenue and Glendale Place in Schenectady around 7 a.m. Wednesday.