New York's highest court has settled a long-running fight over who should discipline Schenectady city police officers.
The Me Too movement is flooding social media. Sexual assault survivors and their advocates are hoping it will empower victims, and also bring about some much-needed change.
A man who crashed his motorcycle in Schenectady on Monday has died. Police say 22-year-old James Fournier crashed at Cutler Street and Fifth Avenue around 5:15 Monday evening.
After spending more than three decades fighting crime from inside a converted movie theater, there are now big changes in store at Glenville police headquarters.
If you thought it was cold Tuesday morning, how about the temperatures "Operation Deep Freeze" regularly face? The annual mission from the Stratton Air Base to Antarctica is underway.
Schenectady Police are investigating a motorcycle crash that left a 22-year-old seriously injured.
Vale Cemetery in Schenectady is one of the first cemeteries in New York State that will allow pet owners to bury their pets with them.
Schenectady County District Attorney Bob Carney says they have solved the 1995 murder of Suzanne Nauman.
Hundreds came out Sunday to enjoy a Polish tradition.
History was made Sunday afternoon in Scotia. A change of command ceremony was held at the Stratton Air National Guard Base for the 109th Airlift Wing. Col. Michele Kilgore is now the first woman to lead the 109th Airlift Wing.
More than 100 people came out to Central Park on Saturday for the annual Capital Region Buddy Walk.
Schenectady County is lowering property taxes by one percent in the coming year.
On Oct. 12, more than 50 Capital Region scientists will set up shop at popular local establishments to answer any questions patrons may have about science.
Some elementary school kids in Schenectady learned about writing their own books from a local children's author.
A metal replica road sign hanging on a bedroom wall caused a house fire in Niskayuna on Tuesday evening.
It started with former NFL player Colin Kapernick taking a stand over the treatment of minorities by taking a knee during the national anthem. That peaceful protest spread to other NFL players and has even been demonstrated by student athletes at local football games. Tonight, the Niskayuna school board publicly took a stand on decisions made by their administration.
Two Schenectady men are accused of stealing a lot of empty cans and bottles.
An Assembly Member from Brooklyn just introduced a bill that would change Columbus Day to Indigenous People's day.
Union College is mourning the loss of one of its students.
It was a reunion 70 years in the making on Saturday. Two friends were reunited at the Union College-St. Lawrence football game at Frank Bailey Field.
Restaurants on State Street were putting their best foot forward on Saturday - and their best wings.
There will be no national anthem at Niskayuna High School’s pep rally on Friday. The school says the decision came after much thought and consideration.
Power has been restored to 14,000 customers that lost it in Albany and Schenectady counties on Friday morning.
Balltown Road will be closed by the new Rexford Bridge this weekend.
A Newtown man whose group worked to prevent gun violence after the shooting massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School gives his insight into the Las Vegas tragedy.
Rotterdam police are urging kids and parents to be on the lookout, after two suspicious incidents on Sunday.
A mother and daughter ran an errand Monday morning and when they returned, they found their house on fire.
For Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy, property taxes are still too high. New Yorkers pay some of the highest in the nation. According to the Empire Center, Schenectady city residents were at the top in the Capital Region.
Long before the Friday night lights were shining on the Schenectady High football field, school officials caught wind of a deviation from the pre-game playbook.
The NFL kneeling protests that have swept the nation have now reached the fields here in the Capital Region. Some members of the Niskayuna High School football team kneeled during the national anthem Thursday night. The rest of the team locked arms.
A Schenectady County jury has found Hector Abreu guilty of murder.
There were some tense moments in Schenectady County Thursday morning, when flames were seen at the same asphalt plant where a fire took the lives of two people last year.
If you drive by Ellis Hospital Wednesday afternoon, you may see a lot of people outside protesting.
Fire destroyed a long-standing building early Wednesday morning. The building at 3271 Guilderland Avenue in Rotterdam has housed a business and families for generations.
A Schenectady man faces hefty jail time after being convicted of drug possession.
An armed robbery in Scotia looked a bit like a scene from a movie.
It’s as simple as a couple of turns of the wheel and blast off! Of course, it takes a lot more than that to propel a rocket into space but the basics of how it all works can be tested out at the newest MiSci exhibit in Schenectady.
An old house in the Stockade section of Schenectady is on the move.
Police are looking for a man who's been exposing and touching himself in Central Park.
Police have been fielding calls from residents about thousands of dollars in bicycle thefts.
New numbers show New York's bet on new casinos is falling short of expectations. That includes Rivers Casino in Schenectady. But the industry says 7 months into operation is too early to make a judgment.
A Schenectady man who killed his wife by setting her on fire was sentenced to 21 years to life in prison.
At a time when kids all seem to be glued to their smartphones and tablets, some students in Schenectady were getting excited about books.
In light of nationwide concerns about carbon monoxide poisoning with Ford Interceptors, the law enforcement version of the Explorer, the Niskayuna Police Department is keeping tabs on CO in all its vehicles.
The new rooms are in partnership with St. Peter's Health Partners.
One person in Schenectady was taken to the hospital after a shooting in broad daylight Monday.
Glenville Police tell us a motorcyclist is dead following an accident at Freemans Bridge Road and Sunnyside Road.
The Schenectady County District Attorney is taking over the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Troy.
A painter at Union College was hit by a tree Tuesday afternoon.
Dozens of people honored those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 in Glenville Monday evening.
At the Water's Edge Lighthouse in Glenville Monday night, people will gather to pay tribute to 9/11 victims and their families.
A festival in Schenectady on Sunday had some real roots.
A health and wellness fair was held outside City Hall on Saturday.
The 11th annual Little Italy Festival was held Saturday, giving people in the Electric City a taste of Italy.
A Niskayuna woman tried for five days to get her elderly mother and her mother's caregiver out of Irma’s path in South Florida. Lucille Frazier landed early Friday morning and her daughter couldn't be happier.
It’s a surprise to many how cursive writing is now considered by some people as no longer relevant. Keyboards and technology are said to blame. While Anna Williams loves to text, this teen makes it her business to remind people that one of the best ways of communicating is with a letter written with a good pen.
A motorcycle crash is under investigation in Schenectady.
Just in time for back to school, a new grant is announced for students in Schenectady. The $50,000 grant was announced by State Senator Jim Tedisco on Thursday. It will help add new programs and new programs within the district, as well as help cut taxes.
Police are trying to determine how and why a car ended up in Iroquois Lake in Central Park.