Library of Congress donates dozens of books to Schenectady school

Library of Congress donates dozens of books to Schenectady school

Niskayuna police monitoring carbon monoxide in all vehicles, not just Fords

Niskayuna police monitoring carbon monoxide in all vehicles, not just Fords

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New 'Lactation Lounges' offer nursing moms privacy at theaters

Broad daylight shooting injures 15-year-old boy

Glenville police investigate fatal crash

Schenectady County D.A. to investigate Troy shooting

The Schenectady County District Attorney is taking over the investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Troy.

75-foot tree strikes painter at Union College

A painter at Union College was hit by a tree Tuesday afternoon.

Glenville Tribute honors 9/11 victims

Dozens of people honored those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 in Glenville Monday evening.

9/11 remembrance held at Glenville memorial

At the Water's Edge Lighthouse in Glenville Monday night, people will gather to pay tribute to 9/11 victims and their families.

Carrot Festival held in Schenectady

A festival in Schenectady on Sunday had some real roots.

Health and wellness fair held in Schenectady

A health and wellness fair was held outside City Hall on Saturday.

Little Italy Festival held in Schenectady

The 11th annual Little Italy Festival was held Saturday, giving people in the Electric City a taste of Italy.

Niskayuna woman spends days getting elderly mom out of Irma's way

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.

Niskayuna teen 'handwrites' big success story

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.

Two people hurt in Schenectady motorcycle crash

A motorcycle crash is under investigation in Schenectady.

$50,000 grant announced to help Schenectady students

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.

Car found in Schenectady's Iroquois Lake

Police are trying to determine how and why a car ended up in Iroquois Lake in Central Park.

Glenville police investigating string of burglaries

Police are asking anyone living in the area of Washout Road to review their home surveillance video for suspicious activity, especially from Sunday into Monday.

Schenectady police: Woman forced into car by boyfriend

Schenectady police want the public to watch for a woman they're concerned about.

Schenectady man accused of vandalizing own home with swastikas pleads guilty

A Schenectady man who claimed vandals defaced his home with swastikas admitted to authorities that he lied.

Car hits utility pole in Schenectady

An accident in Schenectady is under investigation.

Union College welcomes almost 600 new students

Union College welcomed 573 new students on Sunday.

Rep. Tonko says federal help important for disaster recovery

Congressman Paul Tonko talked about the wrath of Hurricane Harvey during a stop in Schenectady on Friday.

Charges lessened, dropped in Penn State frat death

Charges remain against 14 other frat brothers. However, the most serious charges, including involuntary manslaughter, were thrown out.

Schenectady road reopens after rollover crash

Van Vranken Avenue in Schenectady is back open after a rollover crash Friday morning.

Thieves target deceased Niskayuna woman's home

Someone walked up to a Niskayuna home in broad daylight, broke in and stole valuables. The homeowner had recently passed away and the house was unoccupied.

Schenectady fire under investigation

Firefighters in Schenectady are investigating a fire that broke out in an unoccupied apartment building.

Police: Woman drunken driving with two kids in car

Rotterdam police say a woman drove two 7-year-old kids to Taco Bell late Friday night, while drunk.

Tropical Storm Irene: 6 years later

Monday marks six years since Tropical Storm Irene ravaged the Capital Region.

Guilderland psychologist has seen 35 disasters

After 17 years as a Red Cross volunteer, Guilderland Psychologist Dr. Jeffrey Fox has been pressed into service to 35 disaster zones. He says, "I can't sit here any more. I have to go."

Fire crews battle vacant building fire in Schenectady

Firefighters in Schenectady responded to a fire thinking several people are trapped, but that turned out not to be the case.

State Police: Deadly force justified in Glenville incident

The New York State Police concluded that the use of deadly force was justified in a July incident that left a Glenville police officer injured and Shenendehowa School District teacher Brian Skinner dead.

Storm causes damage, power outages in Schenectady

A severe storm left a trail of damage and left thousands without power across Schenectady County Tuesday night.   

Storm damage closes West Campbell Road in Rotterdam

Rotterdam police tell us West Campbell Road remains closed to all traffic between Burdick Street and Putnam Road. 

Schenectady County ranked as most crime-ridden county in NY

Schenectady County ranks as the most crime-ridden county in the state, according to data compiled by the website

Schenectady man charged with attempted murder

A man is now charged with attempted murder in connection with a spring shooting in Schenectady.

Schenectady man accused of inappropriate relationship with minor

A Schenectady man accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 12-year-old is facing new charges.

Crowds in Schenectady and Amsterdam for eclipse viewing

People in the Capital Region came out to see the partial eclipse.  Thousands gathered at different viewing parties around the area.

Schenectady class teaches importance of self-defense

A class taught women how important it is to know how to defend themselves. The class, held at the Schenectady JCC on Sunday morning, was for women only.

Schenectady man accused of having inappropriate relationship with child

A 20-year-old Schenectady man is accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a 12-year-old boy.

Mourners pay final respects to late New York State Police superintendent

Police officers stood in formation on Saturday in front of Saint Mary's Church for the arrival of former State Police superintendent Wayne Bennett.

Calling hours held for late Schenectady public safety commissioner

Calling hours were being held Friday for former State Police Superintendent Wayne Bennett. The funeral will be Saturday morning at St. Mary’s Church on Lodge Street in Albany.

A fire that must burn throughout the community

Hundreds of people turned out in Schenectady Thursday night for an interfaith Vigil of Love and Solidarity for the people of Charlottesville, Virginia. Rabbi Matt Cutler says what happened is "just a moment that has to kindle and burn within people."

Fashion designer vows Capital Region return

We often hear young people say they have to leave the area in order to live their dreams. A young woman is determined, despite these challenges, to come back to her hometown.

'Love' and 'solidarity' vigil being held in Schenectady

A "Vigil of Love and Solidarity" is being planned for Thursday night in Schenectady.

Schenectady man accused of stealing kids toys and clothing

A Schenectady man is accused of stealing children’s toys and clothing already wrapped up to be Christmas presents.

Santabarbara and AARP rallying against National Grid proposed rate hike

National Grid wants to raise your electric rates by 18 percent and natural gas rates by 21 percent.

Schenectady woman admits to stealing $50k+ in welfare benefits

A Schenectady woman admits to defrauding the state welfare system. The state inspector general says 36-year-old Victoria Bell pleaded guilty on Tuesday to applying for welfare benefits, while failing to mention that she was living with her husband, who was bringing in more than $45,000 a year.

Commissioner Wayne Bennett 1946 - 2017

Schenectady Public Safety Commissioner Wayne Bennett is being remembered as a man of "uncompromised integrity." Bennett, the former NYS Police Superintendent, died of cancer Tuesday morning. He was 71.

Nonprofit, salon gives free makeovers to women with cancer

A local salon has partnered with a national nonprofit to help make women with cancer feel beautiful.

Police: Schenectady woman drove drunk with grandson in car

A Schenectady woman was arrested after police say she was caught driving drunk with her 4-year-old grandson in the car.

Flag football benefit held for Colonie burn victim

The money raised will be used for Niko's medical bills and other assistance he might need in the future.

Summer program introduces Schenectady girls to STEM careers

General Electric, RPI and Schenectady High School are all teaming up in an effort to get more girls excited about science and technology.

Peeling New York license plates still on the roads

At least three years after the problem started, it is still not hard to find a New York license plate with a peeling problem.

Man sentenced for murdering girlfriend

A man who murdered his girlfriend in Schenectady was sentenced on Tuesday to 26 1/3 years to life in prison.

Man charged in Schenectady bank robbery

A man robbed a Schenectady bank on Monday, but police say he didn’t get too far.

Rotterdam police warn residents after burglary spree

Police say incidents occurred during the late night/early morning hours of August 4 and 5.

Wind-powered Schenectady brewery helping the environment

A new Schenectady brewery is doing its part to help the environment. This one is powered by the wind.

Glenville cop released from hospital after being shot

Glenville Police Officer Ben Ferretti was released from Albany Medical Center on Friday and is back in Glenville.

Aldi's to host job fairs in Capital Region

Aldi's is holding two job fairs on Friday.

Schenectady woman shares meaningful discovery through art

A Schenectady woman is crediting art with helping her discover who she is and now she’s hoping it will do the same for others.

Police still investigating Glenville incident

GLENVILLE -- Police in Glenville are still investigating an incident at 17 Harmon Road.

Niskayuna Basketball Star Chooses to Play at Maryland

Niskayuna basketball standout Olivia Owens will play for the University of Maryland once she finishes up her high school career.

Congressman takes aim at SAFE Act

An anti-SAFE Act sign has been hanging in front of Don Novak's Columbia County house for the past four years.

Police investigate possible drowning in Niskayuna

NISKAYUNA -- Niskayuna police are investigating a pool-side incident. Police say they were called to a home on Edison Drive Tuesday afternoon for a report of a possible drowning.