Ambulance crashes into tree in Duanesburg killing one and hospitalizing two others

Ambulance crashes into tree in Duanesburg killing one and hospitalizing two others

Thief steals laptop with data on 950 Niskayuna students

Thief steals laptop with data on 950 Niskayuna students

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Robbery suspects chased from store by owner wielding baseball bat

Pair charged in Rotterdam robbery

Man arrested in Schenectady hit-and-run

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.

CVS robbed in Schenectady

Schenectady police are investigating an armed robbery. It happened Monday afternoon on at the CVS on State Street, near the Niskayuna town line.

Man sentenced for selling, renting homes he didn't own

The man who pleaded guilty to renting and selling Capital Region homes he didn't own, was sentenced Monday in Rensselaer County Court.

Police identify woman hit and killed by tractor-trailer

State police have identified the person hit and killed by a tractor-trailer on the Thruway this weekend. She is 18-year-old Mariah Surgick.

Niskayuna teen has special night at prom

 It was a very special prom for one Niskayuna student on Saturday.

Community celebrates sixth annual Schenectady Pride festival

Schenectady’s pride festival teams up with Planned Parenthood for the annual celebration. 

Niskayuna student receives special promposal

It’s prom season, which means thousands of Capital Region students are getting ready for the spring rite of passage. But for one Niskayuna student, Saturday night’s prom will be an occasion that’s even more special than usual.

Schenectady suspect dies in police custody

A man dies in Schenectady police custody and now the State Police are investigating. It started with a traffic stop on Thursday afternoon. The man took off on foot. After police caught him, he became unresponsive and later died at the hospital.

Police seek suspect in ATM skimming case

Everytime we swipe our card at an ATM or gas station we may be sharing personal information with criminals. 

Rivers Casino says event will be Capital Region's 'largest poker event ever'

Rivers Casino is upping the ante, hosting what it says is the Capital Region's largest poker event ever held.

Shuttered bakery rises again

The Mastroianni Brothers Bakery is back. It was founded nearly a century ago in Schenectady. However, the bakery closed last July, citing a sharp decline in sales.

Suspect sought in bank skimming investigation

State police are looking for a man they say helped steal info from 119 bank accounts. It happened between January and April of this year.

Low-level fireworks banned in Schenectady County

Low-level fireworks are banned again in Schenectady County. The legislature has voted to repeal a law that allowed some fireworks, like sparklers, to be legal.

Schenectady man admits to role in drug distribution

A Schenectady man faces up to 40 years in prison for distributing heroin and crack cocaine.

Fire damages Schenectady home

A vacant house in Schenectady went up in flames Tuesday night.

'Bike Friendly' program launched for Erie Canalway Trail

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (AP) - A parks and trails advocacy group has unveiled a new certification program for businesses along upstate New York's Erie Canalway Trail.

First responders to undergo Autism training

First responders across New York will soon undergo special training. Assem. Angelo Santabarbara teamed up with Schenectady County officials on new legislation announced Friday. First responders will undergo training for interactions for those living with Autism.

Residents frustrated in delay repairing Oak St. bridge

SCHENECTADY – The Oak Street Bridge in Schenectady has been closed for over four years. Residents in Hungry Hill and Bellevue are fed up and looking for answers.

Bombers Burrito Bar founder sells business to longtime employee

The popular Bombers Burrito Bar has been sold. Owner Matt Baumgartner announced the news Wednesday morning.

Schenectady County Legislature considers sparkler ban

Small fireworks may be banned in Schenectady County. That would include sparklers.

Woman recovering after Schenectady stabbing

A woman was stabbed in Schenectady Monday evening. Police say she was attacked a little after 7:30 p.m. in the 1500 block of Becker Street.

Winning $21,000+ lottery ticket sold in Schenectady

A winning Take 5 ticket worth $21,911 has been sold in Schenectady.

Glenville child approached by suspicious man

The child says the man asked why they didn’t have a bike helmet and offered a ride to get one.

Driver sought in Rotterdam accident

A crash knocks out power and leaves many unanswered questions in Rotterdam. The biggest question: Where is the driver?

Rotterdam boil water advisory lifted

The boil water order for the town of Rotterdam that was put in place Thursday has been lifted.

One-stop website brings culture, nightlife to black community

Recent reports say millennials are a group we should all be paying attention to because of their size and influence. They want to live in a place with not only good jobs and great public transportation, but they want a city that offers a culture and nightlife. They’re also quick to start something they feel a city is lacking.

Schenectady fire victim identified

Police have released the name of the person who died in a fire in the Stockade section of Schenectady. The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Gerald Clark.

One person killed in Schenectady blaze

Authorities say one person is dead and another is hospitalized after a fire broke out in a residential building in Schenectady's historic Stockade district.

Santabarbara helps raise Autism awareness in Schenectady

Assem. Angelo Santabarbara teamed up with the new Splash Spa at Rivers Resort and Casino to host an Autism Awareness Day on Sunday.

Two charged following search of Schenectady home

Two men are facing a slew of charges after Schenectady police executed a search warrant Thursday night at 326 Germania Ave following a lengthy drug investigation.  

Vacant Schenectady building comes down in emergency demolition

A building that has been vacant for years in Schenectady's Hamilton Hill neighborhood was coming down in an emergency demolition on Thursday, and neighbors say they're happy to see it demolished.

Fire victim reunites with South Schenectady firefighters who saved her life

43-year-old Stephanie Bridge was seriously injured in a Rotterdam house fire late last year. She met the firefighters who rescued her Wednesday night.

Gov. Cuomo puts $6.5 million towards kids' mental health

Gov. Cuomo is putting $6.5 million towards kids’ mental health. That includes $354,540 for Ellis Hospital Pediatric Care Practice in Schenectady. The money will go towards a program called "HealthySteps," which identifies and addresses behavioral or developmental problems in kids.

City Council: Schenectady will not become a sanctuary city

Two resolutions that address the issue of making Schenectady a sanctuary city failed to gain the support they needed from City Council members during a committee meeting Monday night. 

Police: Scotia man sent 300+ child porn images, videos to undercover cop

Police say a Scotia man sent more than 300 photos and videos of child porn to an undercover Colonie cop. Nathan Jaquays, 33, was sent to the Albany County Jail.

ValleyCats renovate Capital Region baseball fields

Four Capital Region communities are getting their baseball fields renovated Thursday. It's part of the Tri-City ValleyCats annual 4-in-24 renovation program that gives facelifts to fields in the Capital Region. This year they were in Glenmont, Colonie, Rotterdam and Amsterdam.

Schenectady County Legislature approves safety improvements at Plotter Kill Preserve

The Schenectady County Legislature will vote Tuesday night on a plan to improve safety at the Plotter Kill Preserve in Rotterdam. A local 17-year-old girl died during a hike there last year.

Mild weather a warm welcome to Capital Region golfers

Several Capital Region golf courses opened Tuesday. Superintendents and their teams of groundskeepers have been racing to get their courses ready.

Schumer pushes fentanyl bill in Schenectady

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will be in Schenectady Tuesday afternoon to discussing the epidemic of heroin and opioid addiction.

More than 100 students participate in GE's Kid Wind Challenge

More than 100 students from twenty schools across the Capital Region took part in GE's Kid Wind Challenge on Saturday.

Historic Nicholaus Building demolished in Schenectady

All roads are still closed surrounding the now-demolished Nicholaus Building in Schenectady.

Police: Historic Schenectady building could collapse

SCHENECTADY - Traffic is being rerouted around the Nicholaus Building in Schenectady. Police say it poses an immediate threat to public safety and could collapse.

Man sentenced in shooting across from Schenectady school

A man who shot someone outside a Schenectady elementary school two years ago was sentenced Friday.

Recent rain prompts flooding concerns

Parts of the area could have minor flooding concerns following all the recent rain that has fallen.

Schenectady police investigate shooting

There’s still no arrests in a shooting in Schenectady.

GE reportedly considering bright idea to sell lightbulb unit

BOSTON (AP) - The company created by the inventor of the lightbulb seems to have a dim view of its future relationship with the device.

Scotia man pleads guilty to second rape of a teen

A 26-year-old Scotia man has pleaded guilty to his second rape of a teenager.

President of BMX business faces child porn charges

A man who runs a BMX business in Rotterdam faces child pornography charges. Jon Tanzman, 43, of Scotia was arrested after police say they found child porn in his home.

Assem. Santabarbara helps raise autism awareness

Sunday is World Autism Awareness Day. A local lawmaker with a personal connection to the disorder is helping to raise awareness.