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

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

New tourism site opens in Rotterdam

New tourism site opens in Rotterdam

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Manhole cover explodes in Schenectady

Emergency workers continue watchful eye for possible flooding

Flood threat remains as basements get pumped out

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.  

Mudslide victim recounts harrowing escape

One of the men who escaped was Reco Ross. He got home from work late Saturday night and was hanging out with his nephews. They went to bed, and then it happened.

Demolitions underway after Schenectady mudslide

Two houses and a garage were being demolished Monday after a mudslide in Schenectady over the weekend.

State of Emergency declared following Schenectady mudslide

A State of Emergency has been declared until further notice in Schenectady following a mudslide.

Propane delivery bill passes Assembly, now awaits Senate

This is a story we have been following ever since propane customers made us aware of the problem earlier this month. Legislation to help families get easier access to propane from different suppliers has passed in the Assembly, now it needs Senate approval.

Men accused of using Facebook to lure Saratoga County robbery victim

Two men are charged with robbery after allegedly using Facebook to lure a victim.

Ice jams being carefully watched this weekend

Emergency workers around the state are keeping a close eye on 50 ice jams this weekend.

NY state dispatches assessment teams to upstate ice jams

State officials are dispatching assessment teams to several dozen ice jams throughout upstate New York to prepare for potential flooding when temperatures rise this weekend.

General Electric being investigated by federal regulators

General Electric is being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Schenectady's Stockade residents keep watchful eye on Mohawk River

The people who live in Schenectady's Stockade section are comparing this year's January thaw to January thaws that they have experienced in the past.

Schenectady man sentenced for killing stepdad by lighting him on fire

A man from Schenectady got the maximum sentence Monday for killing his stepfather.

'Hackathon' to test computer knowledge

A 24-hour "Hackathon" will be held in Schenectady next month.

Flood concerns persist in Schenectady County

Rotterdam Junction and Long Pond Village residents got a notice about ice conditions on Saturday.

Warmer temperatures help ski slopes

Warmer temperatures this weekend had skiers heading to the 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