Work underway on new arts space in Schenectady

Work underway on new arts space in Schenectady

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Another orange lobster found at Price Chopper store

Glenmont woman sentenced for stealing Social Security benefits

Man from school graduation fight appears in court

Niskayuna fire department celebrates milestone

A local fire department is celebrating a special milestone.

What happened at Proctors Theatre before cell phone video started rolling

Cell phone video of a parent being detained and hit by Schenectady Police made the rounds on social media. Police and the family involved share different versions of what happened before the video started.

Airbnb co-founder addresses Niskayuna High School graduates

Graduation day. When the class of 2017 closes one chapter of their lives and embarks on a journey of endless possibilities. But before that, it's probably a good idea that they listen to some advice from someone who sat in the same chair, wore the same cap and gown and is now the co-owner of a multi-billion dollar business.

Former District Attorney Kate Hogan ready for new role as state judge

Kate Hogan's first assignment is acting Supreme Court justice in Schenectady County.

Bike-sharing program coming to Capital Region

Some say Uber and Lyft are so 2017. Residents in four Capital Region cities can soon participate in a different kind of ride share. It's greener, healthier and even cheaper.

Little Free Food Pantry opens in Schenectady

A free food pantry is now open in Schenectady.

Schenectady community takes stand against violence

Jerry Burrell Park was decorated with yellow and purple ribbons on Saturday. It was a message that enough is enough with the violence in that community and beyond.

Schenectady County suing pharmaceutical companies over opioid crisis

Schenectady County is picking a legal fight with one of the biggest industries in the United States.

Attack on lawmakers in Alexandria, VA reignites gun control debate

The attack on lawmakers in Alexandria, Virginia has sparked strong reactions from people on both sides of the gun control debate.

Former teacher's aide charged with having sex with student

A former teacher's aide at a school for children with special needs is facing charges, accused of having sexual contact with a student.

Schenectady police investigate Green Street stabbing

Schenectady police say a woman in her 40’s was stabbed in the abdomen on Green Street. 

Rotterdam man charged in Saratoga County burglaries

A Rotterdam man faces charges including burglary and grand larceny in Saratoga County. The sheriff’s department says Kyle Morrell broke into stores in Clifton Park and Halfmoon, stole merchandise and damaged property.

Autism Action Day held at Via Aquarium

Families from all over flocked to Rotterdam for a special event Sunday morning.

Niskayuna teen creates documentary on Syrian refugee crisis

The story is the consequences of the war in Syria for the past six years. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed. Millions more left their homeland to find a safer place to live. His story is about those people, some of whom he knows personally.  

Dozens participate in the Capital District Soap Box Derby

The Capital District Soap Box Derby returned to Schenectady on Saturday. Dozens of cars raced down Franklin Street throughout the day.

Schenectady police charge man shot during standoff

Schenectady police have charged the man officers shot Monday on Mumford Street.

Death of man who died in Schenectady police custody being investigated

The state attorney general's office has opened an investigation into the death of Andrew Kearse.

Scotia man sentenced for having repeated sex with teen

A 27-year-old Scotia man has been taken off the street for an added time after sentencing for another rape involving a young teenager.

Schenectady police chief: Shooting was justified

Schenectady Police released more information about a police-involved shooting that took place on Monday. Police say 23 year old Anthony Logan told them he had a gun, but no weapon was found after he was shot.

Still no charges in Schenectady standoff

No charges have been filed against the man shot by police on Monday in Schenectady. That shooting was captured on video by a bystander and posted on Facebook Live.

Schenectady shooting broadcast live on Facebook

Tonight, 23 year old Anthony Logan remains at Albany Medical Center being treated for at least one gunshot wound after a standoff with Schenectady police. Authorities say Logan is an active parolee though a spokesman could not verify for what.  

Schenectady man sentenced for possessing child pornography

A Schenectady man was sentenced to 7 ¼ years in prison (87 months) Monday for receiving and possessing child pornography.

Standoff leads to gunfire in Schenectady

A frightening scene for residents plays out in Schenectady, as police open fire on a suspect following a standoff. All of it is caught on camera.

Jack's Place opens to the public

Jack's Place is now officially open to the public. A ribbon cutting was held Saturday at Jack's Place, a home for families of patients at Ellis Hospital.

Police: Ambulance driver fell asleep causing deadly crash

It was the ambulance driver who fell asleep behind the wheel that caused the deadly crash in Duanesburg on May 24. Investigators are still trying to figure out what caused him to fall asleep.

Car overturns in Schenectady

A crash in Schenectady has shut down part of Altamont Avenue. NewsChannel 13 is still waiting for official word from police on what happened. However, eyewitnesses say an older woman was driving out of the post office just before 4 p.m., when she swerved off the road and hit a telephone pole and rolled her car on its side.

Rivers Casino and Resort holding job fair

 The Rivers Casino and Resort is looking for employees.

Another man pleads guilty for lying about deadly Schenectady fire

A man has admitted to lying under oath while testifying about a deadly 2013 fire in Schenectady. Bryan Fish of Schenectady entered the plea on Wednesday morning.

Water main break creates muddy mess in Niskayuna

There was a muddy mess in one Niskayuna neighborhood Wednesday morning. A valve burst on a water main on Catherines Woods Drive and Riverhill Boulevard early Wednesday morning. Residents there woke up to a river running down the cul-de-sac.

Mayor: demolition part of holistic redevelopment

More buildings are coming down in Schenectady as the city works to expand access to a park. Work was underway Wednesday at 722 Crane Street, in the Mont Pleasant Neighborhood.

Schenectady police investigate shots fired inside bar

Police in Schenectady are investigating shots fired inside a bar over the weekend.

Schenectady woman accused in Colonie motel stabbing

A Schenectady woman is accused of stabbing a man in the leg at the Red Roof Inn on Wolf Road. Police say 20-year-old Samantha Brailsford was arrested Tuesday night.

Video of Rivers Casino fight goes viral

A video from inside Rivers Casino is going viral. It was posted by the site and shows a fight at the casino.

One person dead after a one car accident on Curry Road

A Friday night crash on Curry Road in Colonie leaves one man dead.

Education commissioner recognizes five "reward schools" in Capital Region

State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia released a list of "reward schools" on Friday. These are high-achieving schools that the commissioner says can serve as models to other schools in the state.

Generations join for Memorial Day ceremony at Niskayuna High School

Generations came together at Niskayuna High School Friday in honor of Memorial Day.

2nd suspect arrested in 2016 Schenectady murder

A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the November 2016 murder of Charles Dembrosky in Schenectady. Tarchand Lall, 52, is being held on first-degree murder charges.

Police: Blunt force trauma killed ambulance patient

It was blunt force trauma that killed a Sloansville man when the ambulance he was riding in crashed in Duanesburg. Some in the EMS community say the deadly crash may be shedding light on serious concerns in their industry.

Schenectady's Hot Harry's Burritos seized by state tax department

Hot Harry's Fresh Burritos on Union Street has been seized by the state tax department.


Wife mourns Duanesburg ambulance crash victim, wants answers

Linda Aernecke was driving home from Albany Med Wednesday night, waiting for her husband Chris to arrive a few minutes after her in a Mohawk ambulance. Instead, the ambulance he was in crashed into a tree just fifteen miles from their house, killing him.

General Electric unveils area's largest solar carport

The area's largest solar carport is complete. General Electric unveiled the project Thursday on its Schenectady campus.

Suspect arrested in November 2016 homicide

Police have arrested a suspect in connection with a homicide in Schenectady.

Names released in fatal ambulance crash

The names of everyone involved in a fatal ambulance crash in Duanesburg that left a patient dead and two paramedics injured on Wednesday have been released.

One dead and two hospitalized after Duanesburg ambulance crash

A 63-year-old man is dead and two EMT's are in the hospital after an ambulance crashed into a tree.  

Thief steals laptop with data on 950 Niskayuna students

Niskayuna School District says a thief may have gotten their hands on data of 950 current and former students.

Robbery suspects chased from store by owner wielding baseball bat

A store worker successfully fights off two robbers in Rotterdam. 

Pair charged in Rotterdam robbery

A store worker attempted to fight off two robbers armed with knives in Rotterdam. Police quickly caught the two suspects.

Man arrested in Schenectady hit-and-run

A man is now charged in connection with a hit-and-run in Schenectady. Police say 35-year-old Danny Nelson hit a 52-year-old man near 793 State Street around 12:30 Monday morning.

Rotterdam police search for suspects in March bar fight

Rotterdam police are looking for two people in connection with a bar fight. Paul Gervasio and Chad Thomas are wanted for their role in the fight at Blue Jay Tavern back on March 19.

Schenectady man indicted in Albany murder

A Schenectady man has been indicted, accused of a murder in Albany in February.

Schenectady man convicted of selling heroin and crack near day care

A man has been convicted of selling heroin and crack in a home next to a day care center in Schenectady.

Storms down trees, damage homes, knock out power

Thursday night’s storms downed several trees across the Capital Region, with many falling on power lines and a few falling on homes.

Proctor's staffer witnesses Times Square crash aftermath

Employees of Proctor's Theatre were in New York City previewing shows when man crashed car in Times Square.

Prostitution operation nets 8 arrests in Schenectady

Schenectady police announced eight arrests following a prostitution operation conducted Wednesday with the New York State Police.

Woman and child hit by bus in Schenectady

A woman and her child are recovering after being hit by a school bus in Schenectady.

Mother and child injured in school bus accident

A woman and one of her children are recovering after being hit by a school bus Wednesday afternoon. 

Alleged rose garden thief on the run in Schenectady

The rose garden in Central Park is not as colorful as it's supposed to be. That's because a thief has stolen three of its rose bushes. He dug them up, put them in a bag and walked off.

Schenectady police arrest robbery suspect

Police have made an arrest in connection to a string of armed robberies in the city.

Reward offered for Schenectady robbery suspect

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of a serial robber in Schenectady.

Fidelis Care High School Athlete of the Week recipients honored at banquet

Every Tuesday night since September, Chris Onorato has featured a Fidelis Care High School Athlete of the Week on NewsChannel 13 Live At 6 p.m. Those athletes were being honored with a banquet at the Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia on Monday evening.