Duanesburg road reopens after tractor-trailer crash

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One person hospitalized in Schenectady accident

Man charged with Rotterdam car larcenies

Mechanicville man charged after Niskayuna crash

Schenectady mayor cleared of legal wrongdoing in bizarre incident

Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy has been cleared of any legal wrongdoing in a bizarre incident from back in May. McCarthy was accused of being drunk and cashing a woman in his truck.

City of Schenectady, Gazette to play bigger role in annual Holiday Parade

The holiday season just ended, but in Schenectady, they are already looking ahead to Thanksgiving and Christmas. Mayor Gary McCarthy announced the city and the Daily Gazette will take a more active role in running the holiday parade this year.

Call center moving into former Rotterdam Macy's

Five-hundred state employees, who now work in Albany, will soon be commuting to and from Rotterdam. The state Department of Tax and Finance is moving its call center to the former Rotterdam Square Mall.

Police: Drunk Albany woman crashes car into Veterans Park

An Albany woman crashed a car into Veterans Park early Thursday, according to police.

Tables arrive at Rivers Casino

67 gaming tables arrived at Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady on Thursday, 27 days before opening day.

Cuomo announces $15 million for new Schenectady train station

Governor Cuomo announces $15 million for a new Schenectady train station in his State of the State address.  The mayor and city residents welcome the news.

Scotia man facing child pornography charges

Scotia man is facing child pornography charges. Police say Robert Nold had the images on a computer in his home.

Winning $30,000+ lottery ticket sold in Scotia

Someone is $30,990.50 richer today. The New York Lottery says a winning Take 5 ticket worth that amount was sold at the Price Chopper on Saratoga Road in Scotia.

Ellis doctors team up to fight pulmonary embolisms

Even as progress is made in preventing death from heart attack and stroke, another cardio-vascular risk has remained stubborn: pulmonary embolism, commonly known as a blood clot.

Police issue warning about stolen cars

Police in Albany and Schenectady are warning residents to stop leaving their cars running. Police say there has been a spike in the number of stolen vehicles in the cities and they are reminding everyone to be diligent and not leave their cars on and unattended.

Route 7 closed in Rotterdam following Water Main break

Rotterdam Police tell us a water main break near the 5 corners intersection has shut down a part of Route 7.

Schenectady family loses nearly everything in fire

A Schenectady Family is left homeless after a fire devastated their house Saturday afternoon. 

Crews battle fire in Schenectady

Four people are out of their homes after a fire in Schenectady.

Schenectady woman arrested after giving a false name

Troopers tell us 31-year-old Melanie McCabe was arrested for False Personation and Aggravated Unlicensed operation, which are both misdemeanors.

Pistol and revolver owners must update gun license

Saratoga Sheriff says his office has received more than a hundred calls from gun owners with questions about new SAFE Act requirements.

Making Taekwondo part of your exercise

If you made a resolution to work on your fitness in 2017, Pai's Taekwondo has a plan to help you. John McAuley, Cynthia Sage and Songye Pai stopped by NewsChannel 13 to explain how.

Man once charged with deadly arson files federal lawsuit over arrest

A man set free after being charged in a fire that killed four people in Schenectady is now suing police.

Part of Schenectady's Nott Street closes for bridge replacement

Part of Nott Street in Schenectady is shut down and will be for the rest of the month. Crews are replacing the Nott Street Bridge.

$5,000 reward offered in Schenectady homicide case

A $5,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a killer in Schenectady.

Attempted car theft in Schenectady caught on camera

A Schenectady homeowner ended the year with two people smashing into his house and work van as they tried to steal a car.  The crime was caught on a home security camera.

Scotia school to resume classes after car drives through wall

Classes resume Tuesday for students across the Capital Region, including at Glendaal Elementary School in Scotia.

Bellevue Women's Center welcomes first local birth of 2017

Doctor tells parents to cancel New Year's Eve plans, they have new ones. At 12:01 a.m., Cohoes couple welcomed Amanah.

Man crashes car into elementary school

A man avoids harm after he drove his car into a local elementary school.

Moving Out: New York number one in population loss category

This is the time of year when you hear people dreaming out loud about leaving for a warmer climate. Census estimates reveal New Yorkers are indeed leaving the state.

Chris Gibson prepares for life out of office

After three terms, the Colonel turned Congressman decided not to run again.  Chris Gibson's successor is his friend, neighbor and fellow Republican John Faso.

Crash shuts down part of Rt. 50 in Glenville

 Rt. 50 between Airport Rd and Rudy Chase Dr. is shutdown because of a crash.  

Donations coming in for Scotia firefighter whose home went up in flames

Donations are coming in for a Scotia firefighter whose home went up in flames. So far people have donated nearly $23,000.

Progress made on Rexford Bridge construction

The Rexford Bridge Improvement Project is moving along well. The town of Niskayuna released pictures of the construction.

Progress made on Rexford Bridge construction

The Rexford Bridge Improvement Project is moving along well. The town of Niskayuna released pictures of the construction.

Window tint will be tested during state inspection starting January 1

If you have tinted windows you'll want to read this. To pass inspection next year, your car's windows will have to pass through a light meter.

Scotia firefighter's home goes up in flames

The Scotia firefighter and his pregnant wife are now left without a place to live.

Proctors Theatre celebrates 90th anniversary

Proctors Theatre in Schenectady is celebrating a milestone. They will kick off a year of events and special screenings for their 90th anniversary.

Police, volunteers team up to bring cheer to Schenectady

 Schenectady police officers were in full force Saturday, bringing a little Christmas cheer to the community.

Rescued hiker talks about three days on Adirondack peak

Blake Alois moves around his Niskayuna house in a wheelchair. His feet are still too blistered and bruised from frostbite to stand. They'll be wrapped up for a while, but Blake is fine with that.

Christmas Grinch stealing packages in Niskayuna

Niskayuna Police call it a crime of opportunity. Thieves are following around UPS and FedEx trucks. Then, once the delivery is made, they will steal the package right off your front doorstep. It all happens in 30 minutes or less.

Mohon students can serve detention or serve others

The Schenectady City Mission isn't the only one to benefit when students make bad choices.

Teens accused of $7,500 in shoplifting

Two teenagers are under arrest, accused of stealing some $7,500 worth of merchandise. A 17-year-old from Niskayuna and a 16-year-old from Schenectady were arrested after a traffic stop on I-90.

Schenectady plans to demolish nine more vacant properties

Schenectady is continuing to fight blight with a plan to demolish nine more vacant properties. Since the program started last year, Schenectady has taken down over 100 buildings in hopes of revitalizing neighborhoods.

Boxing program encouraging teens, young adults with developmental disabilities

There are many ways to help older teens and young adults who have developmental disabilities reach their potential. The Wildwood School in Schenectady says help is in the ring, the boxing ring.

City Mission receives Life Church donation

Members of Life.Church make a $12,000 donation to Schenectady City Mission, part of the thousands of volunteer hours they put in.

Classroom converted to store at Mohon serves students inside and out

Students can visit the Anchor Project for toiletries, clothes and even a prom dress.  Every item is absolutely free and helps to create a better high school experience for students.

Schenectady police release name of shooting victim

Schenectady police have released the name of a man shot on Monday. Police identify him as 47-year-old Kenny Barros.

Schenectady man hospitalized after shooting

Man found with gunshot to the head Monday afternoon on Hamilton Hill.

$15,000+ 'Take 5' ticket sold in Schenectady

The search is on for the winner of a $15,218 Take 5 lottery ticket in Schenectady. The ticket for the December 17 drawing was sold at the Stewart’s on 1033 Erie Boulevard.

Schenectady man convicted of 2015 shooting

A Schenectady man has been convicted of a shooting that happened across from an elementary school. Bruce Campbell, 25, now faces up to 34 years in prison.

Woman creates beautiful art using hair as the canvas

When you think of mermaid, chances are it’s the mythical, beautiful, half-human half sea creation. That’s one definition. However, the one we’re talking about has women "dyeing" to meet a Scotia woman.

Pan-Am Railways employee loses arm following accident

A 22-year-old Pan-Am Railways employee lost an arm after slipping on ice and getting rolled over by a train moving slowly, according to a preliminary report.

One of two rescued High Peak hikers returns to hospital

One of the two young hikers who went missing for nearly two days during a hike on Algonquin Mountain is back in the hospital.  Blake Alois' father tells NewsChannel 13 that a doctor admitted the 20 year this afternoon after discovering the young man's frost bitten feet had become infected

Dozens of high schoolers come together for student cabinet

High school students got a hands on lesson in state government on Thursday. Dozens of students from the 111th state Assembly District met at Schenectady County Community College to take part in a student cabinet.

Rotterdam police track footprints to solve car break-ins

Rotterdam police followed footprints in the snow to solve a series of car break-ins. They found two sets of footprints near Palazini Drive in the Coldbrook section of town.

Missing Niskayuna hikers found in Adirondacks

A pair of hikers from Niskayuna are recovering after spending two frigid nights lost in the Adirondack High Peaks.

Union College student claims back-to-back gold in World Cup Luge

Another week and another Luge World Cup win for Union College student Tucker West. He claimed gold this past weekend at Whistler Sliding Center in Canada one week after winning gold at the Lake Placid World Cup.

Schenectady City Council bans smoking with kids in car

Schenectady’s City Council has approved a law making it illegal to smoke with kids in your car.

Turning I-787 ramp into pedestrian park, more REDC projects

We talked about the big winners Thursday. Like the Port of Albany and UAlbany's Rensselaer County Campus. There's funding for smaller projects too. Like repairing sidewalk in Cohoes. And then there are the more interesting projects.

Schenectady nursing home implements safety measures after Legionella bacteria found in water

The Kingsway Arms Nursing Center says it has taking a number of safety measures to keep its residents safe after discovering Legionella bacteria in its water supply.

Car hits tree in Schenectady accident

The Schenectady County Sheriff's Office says an accident happened near McClellan St. and Rugby Rd.

First upstate New York UFC event in Albany on Friday

Long Island native Gian Villante has never fought professionally in his home state before. Friday the fighter be on home turf at the TU Center. It is the first UFC event in upstate New York.

Truck hits Glenville railroad bridge for second time in 9 days

For the second time in nine days, a truck has crashed into a railroad bridge over Glenridge Road in Glenville. NewsChannel 13 did not get video of Wednesday morning's crash but were there when it happened on November 28.

Police: Schenectady man bought sneakers with fake cash

A Schenectady man is under arrest, accused of buying a pair of sneakers with fake money. Police say Milo Martinez had set up a meeting with a local man he met on the app "Letgo," to buy the sneakers from him.

First slot machines arrive at Schenectady's new Rivers Casino

It’s another major milestone for the new Rivers Casino & Resort being built in Schenectady. The first 100 slot machines arrived on Tuesday morning.