New Lyme screen researched locally

New Lyme screen researched locally

Bike-sharing program begins in Capital Region

Bike-sharing program begins in Capital Region

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Re-arrested Green Island sex offender active on Facebook

National Grid holding public hearings on proposed price increases

Police involved in accident on State Street

Scotia business owner facing child pornography charges

Neighbors claim teenage boys flocked to the second floor apartment at Village Vacuum where, police allege, they were given beer and pot.

New library plan unveiled for Mont Pleasant neighborhood

Schenectady County is looking to turn a troubled corner in the middle of the Mont Pleasant neighborhood into a center for the community by using books.

Schenectady man admits to brutally murdering wife

A Schenectady man pleads guilty to a brutal murder. Antonio Bargallo, 69, doused his wife with gasoline, then set her on fire last March.

Landing Hotel opens in Schenectady

The new hotel is officially opening Wednesday at the casino in Schenectady.

Out-of-state E-ZPass users charged more

Below the new E-Z Pass reading scanners along the Mass Pike, are new signs making it very obvious Massachusetts is charging the rest of E-Z Pass-using America more.

59-year-old Niskayuna woman gives birth

A new mom in Niskayuna proves age is just a number. Akosua Budu Amoako tried for nearly four decades to become pregnant. She says she and her husband, who were married 38 years ago, eventually stopped trying.

Former VP Biden makes Schenectady part of book tour

Former Vice President Joe Biden is coming to the Capital Region. Biden will be at Proctors Theatre in Schenectady on November 20 as part of a book tour for "Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose."

Northern Lights expected over Capital Region

The Capital Region could get a special treat Sunday night and Monday morning in the night sky, one that may not come around again for another few years.

Mariaville event raises money for Special Olympics New York

The sixth annual Run the Ridge event was held at Maple Ski Ridge on Saturday.

Schenectady County holds Summer Night celebration

Schenectady County's annual Summer Night celebration was held in downtown Schenectady on Friday.

Man caught again after escaping police custody

A Cobleskill man is locked up after police said he resisted arrest, was tasered, and then escaped from custody while in handcuffs. It took several hours and multiple agencies to capture him.

Fort Edward woman admits to brutal assault of 4-year-old stepdaughter

Marissa Bickford-Rice admitted to throwing 4-year-old Kaiden Starr-Rice to the ground, slamming her head.

Investors building 15 homes on old Luigi's site in Schenectady

Private investors are building 15 new homes on a Schenectady block where a landmark Italian restaurant once stood.

Third man arrested in Schenectady murder-for-hire plot

A third man has been arrested in a murder-for-hire plot in Schenectady.

Schenectady police: Suspect fired gun at officer

Two men are behind bars after Schenectady police say one of them fired a gun at an officer.

Schenectady City School District kicks off Summer Enrichment Program

The Schenectady City School District has kicked off a new summer pilot program for students in pre-K through 5th grade.

New Schenectady train station small part of big revitalization project

SCHENECTADY - Governor Cuomo hopes infrastructure improvements, including a new train station, can continue Schenectady’s re-birth.

Schenectady man accused of sexually abusing child

A Schenectady man is behind bars, accused of sexually abusing a child. 20-year-old Logan Burnett was arrested Saturday morning.

Fire survivor's 'Angel Network' giving back to community

An arson in May 2013 claimed the lives of a dad and his three children in Schenectady. A fourth child, 9-year-old Sa’fyre Terry, survived, but she endured burns to over 75 percent of her body.

Schenectady cracks down on litter

SCHENECTADY - If you live in Schenectady and there's litter in front of your house, or graffiti, or an unmown lawn, you might now have to pay for it.

In Depth: Arson insiders

When you hear about the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, or ATF, you probably think guns. However, there are highly specialized federal agents here in our area who are experts in fires.

20 people take oath of citizenship in Rotterdam

 Twenty people from 15 different countries can all call themselves Americans now.

NYC hospital shooter bought gun in Schenectady

NewsChannel 13 has learned there's a local connection to last week's deadly shooting at a hospital in New York City.

Schumer in Amsterdam to push for firefighter cancer registry

Doctors and researchers may soon be able to better track cancer incidence amongst firefighters. Senator Schumer outlined legislation that would create a national firefighter cancer registry. 

Former postal worker admits to stealing thousands in money orders

A former postal service employee admits to stealing $10,000 worth of money orders while on the job. Naisha Wiley of Schenectady pleaded guilty Thursday.  

Slidin' Dirty opens Schenectady location

A popular restaurant is opening a second store at a new location.

GE engineer has dreams of changing the world

They are often presented as victims, as submissive, passive, oppressed women. We are talking about Muslim women. However, an area woman puts all those stereotypes to shame.

Uber and Lyft arrive in Capital Region

Drivers and passengers have been clamoring for Uber and Lyft for years.  Forty-seven other states and New York City already depend on ride share services.

Sneak peak given of new hotel at Rivers Casino and Resort

SCHENECTADY - NewsChannel 13 got a sneak peek inside the new Landing Hotel at Rivers Casino and Resort on Wednesday.

Man accused of running sex trafficking ring

A man is accused of running a sex trafficking ring out of Schenectady. Police say a 16-year-old girl is among a dozen victims.

Schenectady receiving HUD money for lead removal

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Two upstate New York cities are getting financial help from the federal government to help remove lead hazards from homes.

Work underway on new arts space in Schenectady

SCHENECTADY - Work has begun on a new arts and theater center in Schenectady.

Sa’fyre Terry helps give back to community

There’s a new way to support the ongoing recovery of Sa’fyre Terry. She's the little girl badly burned in a fatal arson in 2013 in Schenectady. Now, her fundraising team is doing something to support other youngsters who may have suffered like she has.

Another orange lobster found at Price Chopper store

The chances of finding an orange lobster are about 1 in 10 million. For the second time in just one month, one has been found at a local Price Chopper store.

Glenmont woman sentenced for stealing Social Security benefits

A Glenmont woman who stole more than $78,000 in Social Security benefits was sentenced Monday.

Man from school graduation fight appears in court

A man arrested outside a high school graduation at Proctors last week was in court Monday morning. Clifton Rock was taken into custody on Friday and the incident was captured on cell phone video.

Niskayuna fire department celebrates milestone

A local fire department is celebrating a special milestone.

What happened at Proctors Theatre before cell phone video started rolling

Cell phone video of a parent being detained and hit by Schenectady Police made the rounds on social media. Police and the family involved share different versions of what happened before the video started.

Airbnb co-founder addresses Niskayuna High School graduates

Graduation day. When the class of 2017 closes one chapter of their lives and embarks on a journey of endless possibilities. But before that, it's probably a good idea that they listen to some advice from someone who sat in the same chair, wore the same cap and gown and is now the co-owner of a multi-billion dollar business.

Former District Attorney Kate Hogan ready for new role as state judge

Kate Hogan's first assignment is acting Supreme Court justice in Schenectady County.

Bike-sharing program coming to Capital Region

Some say Uber and Lyft are so 2017. Residents in four Capital Region cities can soon participate in a different kind of ride share. It's greener, healthier and even cheaper.

Little Free Food Pantry opens in Schenectady

A free food pantry is now open in Schenectady.

Schenectady community takes stand against violence

Jerry Burrell Park was decorated with yellow and purple ribbons on Saturday. It was a message that enough is enough with the violence in that community and beyond.

Schenectady County suing pharmaceutical companies over opioid crisis

Schenectady County is picking a legal fight with one of the biggest industries in the United States.

Attack on lawmakers in Alexandria, VA reignites gun control debate

The attack on lawmakers in Alexandria, Virginia has sparked strong reactions from people on both sides of the gun control debate.

Former teacher's aide charged with having sex with student

A former teacher's aide at a school for children with special needs is facing charges, accused of having sexual contact with a student.

Schenectady police investigate Green Street stabbing

Schenectady police say a woman in her 40’s was stabbed in the abdomen on Green Street. 

Rotterdam man charged in Saratoga County burglaries

A Rotterdam man faces charges including burglary and grand larceny in Saratoga County. The sheriff’s department says Kyle Morrell broke into stores in Clifton Park and Halfmoon, stole merchandise and damaged property.

Autism Action Day held at Via Aquarium

Families from all over flocked to Rotterdam for a special event Sunday morning.

Niskayuna teen creates documentary on Syrian refugee crisis

The story is the consequences of the war in Syria for the past six years. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed. Millions more left their homeland to find a safer place to live. His story is about those people, some of whom he knows personally.  

Dozens participate in the Capital District Soap Box Derby

The Capital District Soap Box Derby returned to Schenectady on Saturday. Dozens of cars raced down Franklin Street throughout the day.

Schenectady police charge man shot during standoff

Schenectady police have charged the man officers shot Monday on Mumford Street.

Death of man who died in Schenectady police custody being investigated

The state attorney general's office has opened an investigation into the death of Andrew Kearse.

Scotia man sentenced for having repeated sex with teen

A 27-year-old Scotia man has been taken off the street for an added time after sentencing for another rape involving a young teenager.

Schenectady police chief: Shooting was justified

Schenectady Police released more information about a police-involved shooting that took place on Monday. Police say 23 year old Anthony Logan told them he had a gun, but no weapon was found after he was shot.

Still no charges in Schenectady standoff

No charges have been filed against the man shot by police on Monday in Schenectady. That shooting was captured on video by a bystander and posted on Facebook Live.

Schenectady shooting broadcast live on Facebook

Tonight, 23 year old Anthony Logan remains at Albany Medical Center being treated for at least one gunshot wound after a standoff with Schenectady police. Authorities say Logan is an active parolee though a spokesman could not verify for what.  

Schenectady man sentenced for possessing child pornography

A Schenectady man was sentenced to 7 ¼ years in prison (87 months) Monday for receiving and possessing child pornography.

Standoff leads to gunfire in Schenectady

A frightening scene for residents plays out in Schenectady, as police open fire on a suspect following a standoff. All of it is caught on camera.

Jack's Place opens to the public

Jack's Place is now officially open to the public. A ribbon cutting was held Saturday at Jack's Place, a home for families of patients at Ellis Hospital.