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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Several Capital Region golf courses opened Tuesday. Superintendents and their teams of groundskeepers have been racing to get their courses ready.
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer will be in Schenectady Tuesday afternoon to discussing the epidemic of heroin and opioid addiction.
More than 100 students from twenty schools across the Capital Region took part in GE's Kid Wind Challenge on Saturday.
All roads are still closed surrounding the now-demolished Nicholaus Building in Schenectady.
SCHENECTADY - Traffic is being rerouted around the Nicholaus Building in Schenectady. Police say it poses an immediate threat to public safety and could collapse.
A man who shot someone outside a Schenectady elementary school two years ago was sentenced Friday.
Parts of the area could have minor flooding concerns following all the recent rain that has fallen.
There’s still no arrests in a shooting in Schenectady.
BOSTON (AP) - The company created by the inventor of the lightbulb seems to have a dim view of its future relationship with the device.
A 26-year-old Scotia man has pleaded guilty to his second rape of a teenager.
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.
Sunday is World Autism Awareness Day. A local lawmaker with a personal connection to the disorder is helping to raise awareness.
NewsChannel 13 is teaming up with the Red Cross for our Save a Life Blood Drive.
According to numbers from the State Gaming Commission, Rivers Casino had revenue of $3.6 Million last week, 18% higher than its opening week, 7 weeks ago. Over the same time period, Saratoga Casino increased its take by 20%.
A man who opened fire on a crowded street in downtown Schenectady last March has been sentenced to prison.
It was quite a scare for a teacher in Schenectady after a student brought two grenades to class.
A Schenectady woman who targeted mostly the elderly with a fake lottery scam was sentenced Thursday. Kimberly Powell, 38, received 37 months in prison and three years of supervised release.
Until just around 4:30 Thursday morning, pressure was building below State Street. Then, a manhole cover went flying well above the Proctor's marquee, approximately 30 feet in the air.
Jumpin’ Jacks opens for the season Thursday. It's another sign spring is near even if more snow is expected Friday.
Rotterdam police now say an attempted abduction reported Sunday night was made up.
About 35 veterans who served in a total of five wars were part of a special assembly at Niskayuna High School Tuesday morning. The veterans served in World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and the Gulf War.
A Rotterdam man faces child pornography charges in connection with an investigation that began last July. Joshua Carkner, 28, is accused of sending multiple child porn images to an undercover cop in Colonie, working with Rotterdam Police.
A 46-year-old man admits to having sex with a 14-year-old girl. Robert Sarchioto pleaded guilty to second-degree rape in Schenectady County on Monday.
Police in Rotterdam are investigating a possible attempted abduction. They say a 15-year-old girl told them that she was walking on Duanesburg Road around 8 p.m. Sunday evening, when a car pulled up next to her.
One local group is sticking it to children's cancer. The 11th annual "Stick It To Brain Tumors" women's ice hockey benefit is being held at Union College. Games are going on all weekend.
A local girl is finding her voice with the help of her best friend.
General Electric is cutting jobs at its Schenectady-Rotterdam campus. NewsChannel 13 spoke with a company spokeswoman who would not confirm the number of layoffs, only saying that no production manufacturing jobs are being impacted.
As the April 1st deadline approaches, Assemblyman Santabarbara and other advocates are calling on Governor Cuomo to make direct care workers a priority in the final budget.
A Schenectady man is accused of stealing $10,000 from his employer. Savaion Parson worked for Brinks Armored Car Service in Menands.
Work continues at the Mohawk Harbor Project in Schenectady. At the Electric City Innovation Center Thursday, the development company gave local leaders an update on how the construction project at the five-acre, hard-hat area ties into the casino, downtown and the greater Capital Region.
Fire investigators do not suspect foul play started a fire in Schenectady Wednesday evening.
Schenectady police say someone robbed the Trustco Bank on 1620 Union Street. It happened around 12:30 Wednesday afternoon.
Police in Rotterdam are looking for a man who stole money from an elderly woman at a bank drive-thru.
Andrew King was arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of falsely reporting an incident. He said someone spray painted a swastika on his home. However, police say he's the one who did it.
A Schenectady man who claimed someone spray-painted swastikas on his home last month, did it himself. That’s according to Schenectady police. They’ve now arrested 54-year-old Andrew King and charged him with falsely reporting an incident.
An autopsy was scheduled Monday on the driver state police say led them on a 21-mile chase, then deliberately crashed into a dump truck.
Proctors Theater is celebrating its 90th anniversary and the birthday of its founder.
A 21-mile police pursuit ended in a fiery crash on Sunday with a Richmondville man dead. New York State Police say the suspect in the chase intended to kill himself.
Police in Rotterdam are looking for a robber who held up a convenience store Friday morning.
Schenectady has refused another Freedom of Information Act request from NewsChannel 13.
Some neighbors in the Hamilton Hill community of Schenectady say crews have not properly plowed their streets while others blame neighbors for making it hard for crews to do their jobs.
Police say a missing teenager has been found. Police had been looking for 14-year-old Treasure Harris-Steele, who was last seen late Monday night at her house in Schenectady.
When NewsChannel 13 recieved a call about Livingston Avenue in Schenectady not being plowed at all, we went to investigate why not.
There is no arrest yet in Thursday's shooting on State Street in Schenectady. Police identify the victim as 46-year-old Diagnon Freeman.
A missionary from the Ivory Coast is getting an eyeful, seeing his first big snowstorm. Reverend Ferdinand Konenan is now a missionary in Mexico, where it's usually 80 degrees.
Schenectady is testing a new technology to monitor their snowplows in this storm. It's a beta-testing partnership with Transfinder. The idea is to eventually allow residents to see where plows have been, where they're going, and when they'll eventually plow your street.
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A Schenectady woman is facing charges after police say she crossed into the opposite lane and crashed into a police car.
Rotterdam police say they have the man caught on video slapping a 13-year-old boy at the Burdeck Street Sunoco. Joel Malek, 38, is now charged with harassment and child endangerment.
Six people are facing drug-related charges after a search warrant was executed Wednesday at 109 Irving St.
A woman from Schenectady admits she stabbed her ex-boyfriend not once, but twice.
Who says you can't have your cake and eat it too? An area woman is doing both living a double life and she’s making history doing it.
Rotterdam police need the public's help to identify the man who slapped a Rotterdam boy.
Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy was one of several people testifying on Capitol Hill Thursday morning about the nation's decaying infrastructure.
A line of severe storms is to blame for several downed trees throughout the Capital Region.