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This photo shows the last crash, back on November 28.

Truck hits Glenville railroad bridge for second time in 9 days

Police: Schenectady man bought sneakers with fake cash

The first slot machines arrive at Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady on Tuesday morning.

First slot machines arrive at Schenectady's new Rivers Casino

Take 5 ticket worth over $32K sold in Schenectady

A top prize winning ticket for the Dec. 1 Take 5 drawing was sold at Stewart’s Shops at 1209 Chrisler Ave., the New York lottery announced Friday.

Amateur MMA fighter gets 13 years in prison for injuring Schenectady cop

An amateur MMA fighter and former marine who beat a Schenectady police officer unconscious last year will be heading to prison.

Woman organizing food co-op in downtown Schenectady

Downtown Schenectady has lots of things, from businesses to banks to Proctors Theatre. However, there’s one woman who says downtown is missing something – a grocery store. She’s making it her business to change that.

Glenville-based Airlift Wing helps evacuate famed astronaut Buzz Aldrin

Thanks to Glenville-trained pilots, the pilot of the Apollo 11 lunar module was recovering in a Christchurch hospital after falling ill in Antarctica.

Feds don't ♥ NY road signs

The Federal Highway Administration wants New York to remove "I Love New York" road signs, concerned that the big blue signs will distract motorists.

HUD moves to make public housing tobacco free

  Tobacco products might soon be banned inside and immediately outside federally funded public housing.   If the plan moves forward, it would take 18 months to take effect.

Report: Albertsons in talks to buy Price Chopper for around $1B

Price Chopper may be considering a sale to supermarket giant Albertsons, according to Reuters. Albertson's is one of the largest food retailers in the United States, operating more than 2,200 stores across 33 states.

Santabarbara celebrates governor's signing of his autism bill

Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara (D-Rotterdam) is celebrating Governor Andrew Cuomo's signing of the key piece of his autism bill. The bill sets up a 19 person "Autism Disorder Advisory Board" to come up with solutions to make life better for New Yorkers with autism.

Gov. Cuomo encourages community investment during Schenectady visit

Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Schenectady Tuesday morning, talking about community development. He spoke at the Capital Region Sustainability Conference being held at Proctors Theater.

Truck gets stuck under bridge in Glenville

A new bridge in Schenectady County has to be inspected before any trains can travel over it. That's because a truck crashed into the bridge on Glendridge Road on Monday.

Local authorities investigating mailbox vandalism

Police in several communities are investigating a series of vandalism to mailboxes.

Fire damages Scotia home

An overnight fire damaged a home in Scotia.

People urged to "shop small at the mall" in Rotterdam

Small Business Saturday was also celebrated in Rotterdam with the opening of a new small business.

Man arrested in Rotterdam Sunoco robbery

Rotterdam police have the man they say robbed the Sunoco on Curry Road this week.

Rotterdam police searching for robbery suspect

Police are still searching for a man who tried to rob a gas station in Rotterdam Tuesday evening.

Home health aide accused of inappropriately recording disabled person

A Watervliet home health aide is under arrest, accused of taking pictures and videos of a physically disabled person. Dayna Vizoyan, 36, allegedly took the recordings when the victim was being cared for and unclothed, without the person knowing.

49th annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade held in Schenectady

The 49th annual Daily Gazette Holiday Parade, the largest nighttime parade in the northeast, was held on Saturday.

Schenectady police investigating homicide

Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in Schenectady.

Firefighters pull woman out of burning home in Rotterdam

A 42-year-old woman is being treated for burns in Syracuse after a late night fire in Rotterdam.

Light blight: Art project breathes life into empty buildings

TROY, N.Y. (AP) - Empty homes on blighted blocks here pulse with a ghostly glow every night.

Man discovered beaten and buried alive in Schenectady basement sues non-profit

A man who was beaten and buried alive for days is suing the non-profit who placed his attacker in his apartment building. 

Schenectady man to be arraigned on burglary charges

A Schenectady man will be arraigned Friday morning on burglary charges. Matthew Hawkins was arrested on Thursday.

Propane truck crashes into garage in Pattersonville

A propane truck crashed into a garage in Pattersonville on Thursday, NewsChannel 13 is told. The incident happened on Rynex Corners Road.

Girls Day Out conference takes place in Scotia

150 girls from Schenectady got the day off today, but they didn’t just stay home and play video games.

Rivers Casino to open in Schenectady ahead of schedule

The grand opening for Rivers Casino in Schenectady is now set for February 8, much earlier than expected.

Schenectady City Hall to reopen after water damage

Schenectady City Hall will reopen on Wednesday for normal hours. A water pipe broke sometime over Veteran’s Day weekend, filling the basement with more than eight feet of water.

Flood shuts down Schenectady City Hall

A waterman break and subsequent flood that left eight feet of water in Schenectady City Hall has forced the shut down of the building until at least Wednesday.

Fire destroys historic barn in Glenville

GLENVILLE - A historic barn in Glenville and two other buildings were reduced to rubble after a fire Monday morning.

American Red Cross educating Capital Region on fire safety

The American Red Cross is educating the Capital Region about fire safety. Volunteers installed free smoke alarms for families in Schenectady on Saturday. The event is in large part funded by the "Give What Fire Takes" campaign, of which NewsChannel 13 is a proud media sponsor.

New Rotterdam aquarium opens

500 Species of fish. 37 exhibits. 75 thousand gallons of water.

Delanson home torn down after explosion

Rubble is all that remains of a house that exploded Thursday night in Delanson. The two story home on Main Street was torn down Friday.

Three arrested in connection to NDBG field house fire

Three Schenectady residents have been arrested in connection to a field house fire at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons last month.

Delanson mother and daughter escape house explosion

A mother and a daughter are glad to be safe tonight after a house exploded on main street in Delanson.

Firefighters respond to house fire, explosion in Delanson

Firefighters in Delanson are responding to a reported house fire and explosion on Main Street.

Schenectady students thank veterans with special ceremony

Students at a Schenectady school took time out of their day to thank veterans for their service. The Brown School held a ceremony for local veterans Thursday morning that included patriotic song and poems written by students for the veterans.

Without New York City, Trump would be ahead in New York

Hillary Clinton took New York easily in the presidential election last night, but it was neck and neck outside of New York City.

Duanesburg teen accused of stealing Trump-Pence sign

A 16-year-old Duanesburg boy was arrested over the weekend.

Schenectady mother "disgusted" after bus monitor's vulgar tirade caught on tape

The mother of a special education BOCES student is taking legal action after seeing a video of a vulgar tirade by a bus monitor Thursday afternoon.

Second worker dies in asphalt plant explosion

The second of three workers injured in an explosion at an asphalt plant in Glenville has died. A lawyer for the plant's parent company confirms that Al Crowter, 42, died Thursday at Westchester Medical Center.

Police: Schenectady shooting was murder-suicide

Police now say Wednesday night's double shooting was in fact, a murder suicide. Police say Wayne Goodwin shot Desire Pagan numerous times, then turned the gun on himself.

New I-890 interchange complete in Schenectady County

The new I-890 interchange in Schenectady County is now complete. The $4.6 million project near General Electric and Schenectady County Community College involved removing the inner loop of the interchange and building two new ramps.

Crews battle fire on Emmett Street in Schenectady

The Schenectady County Sheriff's Office says crews are at the scene of a fire at 841 Emmett Street in Schenectady.

Schenectady police investigating fatal shooting

A man and a woman were fatally shot inside an upstairs apartment Wednesday night on Shannon Street, police confirmed Thursday.

Schenectady man convicted of raping teen

A Schenectady man has been convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl. Rasaun Watkins, 33, was arrested last November.

Missing teenage girl returns home in Schenectady

A missing teenage girl in Schenectady returned home Wednesday night, according to police.

Schenectady cop suspended amid fraud, porn investigation

A Schenectady police sergeant is suspended with pay after being caught up in an alleged scheme to buy cars with fraudulent checks. 

Police: Glenville driver nearly hit trick-or-treaters while drunk

A Glenville man is accused of driving drunk Monday night, almost hitting trick-or-treaters. Police on Halloween patrol saw Eugene Boden, 60, on St. Stephen’s Lane and stopped him on Swaggertown Road.

SUV sideswipes Schenectady apartment house

An apartment house was evacuated in Schenectady after police say an SUV hit and tore off four gas meters on the side of the building.

NY gambling regulators poised to vote on table game rules

Casino regulators in New York state are poised to approve regulations for table games at four new upstate casinos - one of the last required steps before the first of the facilities can open.

Two arrested after Rotterdam bank robbery

Two people have been arrested after a bank robbery in Rotterdam last week.

Schenectady offering incentives to casino workers who live nearby

The Rivers Casino in Schenectady is getting closer to completion day by day. Now Schenectady is pushing a plan for casino workers to buy homes in the city.

Champion bowler's record based on STEM approach

How did a Rotterdam bowler set a world record? With Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and a really powerful lane attack.

Give What Fire Takes campaign raises $36K

Last month, NewsChannel 13 teamed up with Price Chopper to help raise money for the American Red Cross so they can continue helping those in need.

Burglary suspect awakens frightened homeowner

A Rotterdam resident awakens to a frightening sound: a man breaking into his home. Police say the homeowner heard a loud crashing sound around 7:30 Tuesday morning.

Man dies after allegedly being set on fire by stepson

A man police say was set on fire by his stepson in Schenectady last August has died. Investigators tell NewsChannel 13 Kevin Hawkins died Sunday night.

Holy Trinity plays emotional football playoff game

It was all about the game for players from the Holy Trinity football team as they took to the field against Hoosic Valley. After what they've been through, the rainy and cold weather wasn't even a factor to dampen their excitement.

New police dogs and handlers graduate from academy in Albany

Both the dogs and handlers were eager to graduate at the New York State Police Academy on Friday. After 20 weeks of training at the trooper's 2,000 acre facility in Cooperstown, these 11 police dogs are hitting the streets across New York.

Community support pours in after Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons fire

Out of heartbreak comes a silver lining. Even before the sun came up Friday morning, people were reaching out to help the kids who were impacted by an arson fire that destroyed the football equipment at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons.

Schenectady police investigating arson at Notre Dame-Bishop Gibbons

Schenectady police say they're treating a fire at Notre Dame Bishop-Gibbons as a burglary and arson.

Man dies after explosion at Glenville asphalt plant

One of three men hurt in an explosion at a Glenville asphalt plant, has died. A company lawyer confirms Joe Nichols of Amsterdam died late Wednesday.