A Schenectady man who killed his wife by setting her on fire was sentenced to 21 years to life in prison.
At a time when kids all seem to be glued to their smartphones and tablets, some students in Schenectady were getting excited about books.
In light of nationwide concerns about carbon monoxide poisoning with Ford Interceptors, the law enforcement version of the Explorer, the Niskayuna Police Department is keeping tabs on CO in all its vehicles.
The new rooms are in partnership with St. Peter's Health Partners.
One person in Schenectady was taken to the hospital after a shooting in broad daylight Monday.
Glenville Police tell us a motorcyclist is dead following an accident at Freemans Bridge Road and Sunnyside Road.
The Schenectady County District Attorney is taking over the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Troy.
A painter at Union College was hit by a tree Tuesday afternoon.
Dozens of people honored those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 in Glenville Monday evening.
At the Water's Edge Lighthouse in Glenville Monday night, people will gather to pay tribute to 9/11 victims and their families.
A festival in Schenectady on Sunday had some real roots.
A health and wellness fair was held outside City Hall on Saturday.
The 11th annual Little Italy Festival was held Saturday, giving people in the Electric City a taste of Italy.
A Niskayuna woman tried for five days to get her elderly mother and her mother's caregiver out of Irma’s path in South Florida. Lucille Frazier landed early Friday morning and her daughter couldn't be happier.
It’s a surprise to many how cursive writing is now considered by some people as no longer relevant. Keyboards and technology are said to blame. While Anna Williams loves to text, this teen makes it her business to remind people that one of the best ways of communicating is with a letter written with a good pen.
A motorcycle crash is under investigation in Schenectady.
Just in time for back to school, a new grant is announced for students in Schenectady. The $50,000 grant was announced by State Senator Jim Tedisco on Thursday. It will help add new programs and new programs within the district, as well as help cut taxes.
Police are trying to determine how and why a car ended up in Iroquois Lake in Central Park.
Police are asking anyone living in the area of Washout Road to review their home surveillance video for suspicious activity, especially from Sunday into Monday.
Schenectady police want the public to watch for a woman they're concerned about.
A Schenectady man who claimed vandals defaced his home with swastikas admitted to authorities that he lied.
An accident in Schenectady is under investigation.
Union College welcomed 573 new students on Sunday.
Congressman Paul Tonko talked about the wrath of Hurricane Harvey during a stop in Schenectady on Friday.
Charges remain against 14 other frat brothers. However, the most serious charges, including involuntary manslaughter, were thrown out.
Van Vranken Avenue in Schenectady is back open after a rollover crash Friday morning.
Someone walked up to a Niskayuna home in broad daylight, broke in and stole valuables. The homeowner had recently passed away and the house was unoccupied.
Firefighters in Schenectady are investigating a fire that broke out in an unoccupied apartment building.
Rotterdam police say a woman drove two 7-year-old kids to Taco Bell late Friday night, while drunk.
Monday marks six years since Tropical Storm Irene ravaged the Capital Region.
After 17 years as a Red Cross volunteer, Guilderland Psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Fox has been pressed into service to 35 disaster zones. He says, "I can't sit here any more. I have to go."
Firefighters in Schenectady responded to a fire thinking several people are trapped, but that turned out not to be the case.
The New York State Police concluded that the use of deadly force was justified in a July incident that left a Glenville police officer injured and Shenendehowa School District teacher Brian Skinner dead.
A severe storm left a trail of damage and left thousands without power across Schenectady County Tuesday night.
Rotterdam police tell us West Campbell Road remains closed to all traffic between Burdick Street and Putnam Road.
Schenectady County ranks as the most crime-ridden county in the state, according to data compiled by the website newyorkupstate.com.
A man is now charged with attempted murder in connection with a spring shooting in Schenectady.
A Schenectady man accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 12-year-old is facing new charges.
People in the Capital Region came out to see the partial eclipse. Thousands gathered at different viewing parties around the area.
A class taught women how important it is to know how to defend themselves. The class, held at the Schenectady JCC on Sunday morning, was for women only.
A 20-year-old Schenectady man is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 12-year-old boy.
Police officers stood in formation on Saturday in front of Saint Mary's Church for the arrival of former State Police superintendent Wayne Bennett.
Calling hours were being held Friday for former State Police Superintendent Wayne Bennett. The funeral will be Saturday morning at St. Mary’s Church on Lodge Street in Albany.
Hundreds of people turned out in Schenectady Thursday night for an interfaith Vigil of Love and Solidarity for the people of Charlottesville, Virginia. Rabbi Matt Cutler says what happened is "just a moment that has to kindle and burn within people."
We often hear young people say they have to leave the area in order to live their dreams. A young woman is determined, despite these challenges, to come back to her hometown.
A "Vigil of Love and Solidarity" is being planned for Thursday night in Schenectady.
A Schenectady man is accused of stealing children’s toys and clothing already wrapped up to be Christmas presents.
National Grid wants to raise your electric rates by 18 percent and natural gas rates by 21 percent.
A Schenectady woman admits to defrauding the state welfare system. The state inspector general says 36-year-old Victoria Bell pleaded guilty on Tuesday to applying for welfare benefits, while failing to mention that she was living with her husband, who was bringing in more than $45,000 a year.
Schenectady Public Safety Commissioner Wayne Bennett is being remembered as a man of "uncompromised integrity." Bennett, the former NYS Police Superintendent, died of cancer Tuesday morning. He was 71.
A local salon has partnered with a national nonprofit to help make women with cancer feel beautiful.
A Schenectady woman was arrested after police say she was caught driving drunk with her 4-year-old grandson in the car.
The money raised will be used for Niko's medical bills and other assistance he might need in the future.
General Electric, RPI and Schenectady High School are all teaming up in an effort to get more girls excited about science and technology.
At least three years after the problem started, it is still not hard to find a New York license plate with a peeling problem.
A man who murdered his girlfriend in Schenectady was sentenced on Tuesday to 26 1/3 years to life in prison.
A man robbed a Schenectady bank on Monday, but police say he didn’t get too far.
Police say incidents occurred during the late night/early morning hours of August 4 and 5.
A new Schenectady brewery is doing its part to help the environment. This one is powered by the wind.