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13-year-old boy arrested for swastika graffiti spree

A tractor trailer flipped over on I-88 in Cobleskill Monday morning.

Tractor trailer hauling meat flips in Cobleskill

Several swastikas were discovered early New Year's morning in Esperance.

New York State Police investigating hate graffiti in Esperance

Moving Out: New York number one in population loss category

This is the time of year when you hear people dreaming out loud about leaving for a warmer climate. Census estimates reveal New Yorkers are indeed leaving the state.


Chris Gibson prepares for life out of office

After three terms, the Colonel turned Congressman decided not to run again.  Chris Gibson's successor is his friend, neighbor and fellow Republican John Faso.


Window tint will be tested during state inspection starting January 1

If you have tinted windows you'll want to read this. To pass inspection next year, your car's windows will have to pass through a light meter.


Cobleskill "Shop with a Cop" Grants Christmas Wishes

Police were out in force at the Walmart in Cobleskill, doing the kind of work they like to do best.


Cobleskill patrolman buys family new car seat, blanket

There were some scary moments Saturday morning for a family in Cobleskill after a 100-pound propane tank in their car's trunk exploded while they were driving.


One of two rescued High Peak hikers returns to hospital

One of the two young hikers who went missing for nearly two days during a hike on Algonquin Mountain is back in the hospital.  Blake Alois' father tells NewsChannel 13 that a doctor admitted the 20 year this afternoon after discovering the young man's frost bitten feet had become infected


Schoharie County man accused of abusing boys he met at church

A Schoharie County man is accused of sexually abusing boys he met at his church.


Teen arrested for Cobleskill-Richmondville High bomb threats

After two straight days of bomb threats at Cobleskill-Richmondville High School, state police say they have the teen responsible.


Police: Sharon Springs man sold, insured deceased owners' cars

A Sharon Springs man is under arrest after state police say he registered and insured his girlfriend's car. The problem? Police say she had been dead for two years, and that's not all. Police say 55-year-old Joel Tilford also sold his dead neighbor's car for $1,600.


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.


Newly elected members of Congress pose for photo

Newly elected members of Congress had their picture taken Tuesday on the steps of the U.S. Capitol.


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.


Republicans retain 19th Congressional seat

Faso intends to model his time in Washington after Chris Gibson's three terms.


Lots of commercials, lots of money in tight 19th Congressional District

Sunday's Time Warner Cable News Siena Poll has Teachout down six points to John Faso.  Last week's NewsChannel 13 Survey USA poll had Teachout up by three points.


Cobleskill police getting their first K9

Cobleskill will now have a new weapon in its fight against crime and drugs, especially heroin.  Police are able to get the dog thanks to a grant, and donations from the community.
 


Stillwater Police donating cell phones for domestic violence victims

As part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Stillwater Police Department is donating cell e phones for victims, so they have a way to call for help if needed.


Tractor-trailer rolls over on I-88

A tractor-trailer has rolled over into a ditch on I-88 in Schoharie County. The accident happened around 3:30 a.m. near Exit 24 on the westbound side.


Contract enables 300 NY electric vehicle charging stations

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A New York Power Authority contract will allow 300 electric vehicle charging stations to be installed at public locations around the state.


Nine people displaced by Cobleskill apartment fire

The Schoharie County Sheriff's Office says nine people have been displaced by a fire at an apartment building in Cobleskill.


$25K bail set for woman accused of stealing cruiser

Accused's mother-in-law says she is not that kind of person and she should just realize that her marriage is over and he needs to go on with her life.


Police: Woman stole police car, injured Trooper

The New York State Police are looking for a Schoharie County woman accused of stealing a state police vehicle and injuring a state trooper.


Green Party seeing red over November ballot

What do New York State Senator George Amedore and Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein have in common?  Not a lot.  But they can both be found on the Green Party line of the November ballot.


19th Congressional District race heats up after a candidate forum

John Faso and Zephyr Teachout met for a candidate forum this morning. It comes just two days after polls show 19th Congressional district race in a virtual tie.


Obama's 9/11 lawsuit veto a complex issue

For Frank Tatum of Stillwater, there's really no good answer whether he should be allowed to hold the government of Saudi Arabia liable in U.S. courts for the 9/11 terrorist attacks.


Albany Diocese Priest recalls miracle trip to Rome for Canonization

Rev. Sylvaster Sarihaddula met  Mother Teresa three times during his career before witnessing, and participating in, her Canonization at the Vatican earlier this month.


Schoharie County continues search to replace flooded out jail

Plans to build a new jail on a piece of farmland in Schoharie have been scrapped. That means the county has to start all over again, and continue shuttling inmates to Albany County Jail, which is costing a lot of money. 


Underground construction to help keep Schoharie floods at bay

Schoharie is no stranger to flooding. It was devastated during Tropical Storm Irene. Now, there's a construction project going on aimed at preventing future floods. Much of the work is taking place underground.


Man visiting all 413 National Park sites passes through Kinderhook

When Mikah Meyer completes his three year trek in May 2019, he will be the youngest person to visit all the National Park sites and the only person to do it in one trip.  


Four people arrested in connection with SUNY Cobleskill robbery

Four people are charged with robbing two freshman on the SUNY Cobleskill campus.


Schoharie County heroin dealer sentenced to prison

A heroin dealer from Middleburgh, Schoharie County is headed to prison. Scott Kossow, 31, sold heroin to another person three separate times in 2015.


Anger management set for man tried 4 times for wife's murder

A New York man whose fourth trial in the slaying of his wife ended in his acquittal has been ordered to undergo anger management for harassing a man enrolled in a college class.


Schoharie County battles drug epidemic

The epidemic of heroin and opioid abuse continues to plague the Capital Region. Now one county sheriff is asking for more help to fight the drug. Schoharie County Sheriff Tony Desmond wants more money this year and next year to hire more deputies.


Schoharie County sheriff seeks more money to combat drug overdoses

Schoharie County Sheriff Tony Desmond plans to ask the county for more money to combat drug overdoses and burglaries.


6 overdoses, 3 deaths in 48 hours

Authorities in Schoharie County report six opioid overdoses, three of them fatal, in a 48 hours period this week.  


Three dead in Schoharie County drug overdoses

An investigation is underway in Schoharie County after three people died of suspected drug overdoses. State police tell us two died on Monday and one Tuesday.


Five years later, Schoharie County still recovering from Tropical Storm Irene

Five years ago, Tropical Storm Irene rewrote Schoharie's history. The storm damaged or destroyed 90 percent of all buildings in Schoharie.


SALT celebrates progress in Schoharie since Tropical Storm Irene

It's been five years since Tropical Storm Irene made landfall, causing devastation in parts of the Capital Region. On Sunday, Schoharie Area Long Term, or SALT, held an event to celebrate the county's tremendous progress over the last five years, and look towards the future.


RPI students volunteer in Schoharie County

Students at RPI in Troy moved in earlier this week. A group of freshmen traveled to Schoharie to perform some volunteer work. They are helping build a new park, as the community continues to recover from Hurricane Irene.


16 temporarily stuck in elevator at Howe Caverns

Some amateur spelunkers got a small scare Saturday at Howe Caverns. Crews responded to the caverns a little after 3:30 p.m. when an elevator got stuck on its way into the caves.


Middleburgh man sentenced to 10 years for child porn crimes

A Middleburgh is going to prison for 10 years for child pornography crimes. Edward Werner was sentenced on Tuesday.


Cave rescue call has happy ending in Schoharie County

A rescue call in Schoharie County is highlighting the importance of making sure someone knows where you are.


Scotia woman uses her final days to focus on living

Lisa Emery is a 35-year-old from Scotia who's living on borrowed time, and she's not wasting a moment of it. It's a message she wants to share.


Police say 17-year-old man injured in ATV accident

Police say a 17-year-old man was injured following an ATV accident.


Money released for water infrastructure improvements

New York State is giving Amsterdam $5 million to help after a sewage spill; money also to Troy, Watervliet, Cohoes, Schenectady, among others.


Powerball ticket worth $50,000 sold in Schoharie County

A winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold in Schoharie County. The ticket matched four out of five numbers, plus the Powerball back on July 30.


Hillary speech inspires girls, regardless of politics

Hillary Clinton's nomination acceptance speech wasn't just a routine part of the process.  It was a defining moment for many girls and women across the country and right here in the Capital Region.  


Victims identified in Schoharie County plane crash

A coroner has officially identified the three victims in last week's Schoharie County plane crash as Mike Mydlarz, 50, his wife, Susanne Hilgefort and Lisa Marie Quinn Of New York City.


MLB employee killed in Schoharie County crash

An employee of Major League Baseball was among the three people killed in a small plane crash in Schoharie County over the weekend.


Autopsies planned for Schoharie County plane crash victims

Autopsies are scheduled for Monday on the three people who died after a plane crash in Schoharie County.


Small plane crashes in Schoharie County

A small plane crashed in Sloansville Saturday evening outside of Hogan Airport.


Teenage girl charged with arson

A teenage girl has been charged in connection with fires in Summit, Schoharie County.


Schoharie man sentenced for defrauding FEMA during Hurricane Irene

A Schoharie man is sentenced for defrauding FEMA after Hurricane Irene. The U.S. Attorney's office says Scott Clapper Jr. submitted false documents after the storm made his home uninhabitable.


Police: 13-year-old boy threatened Walmart customers with pellet gun

Cobleskill police got a call Tuesday night for a suspect pointing a gun at people in Walmart. Officers took him into custody without anyone getting hurt. Police say it turned out to be a 13-year-old boy with mental health issues who was armed with a pellet gun.


State police investigate car fire in Summit

There's been another car fire in a Schoharie county community where there have already been arsons.


Flip-flops make a hopeful impression to inspire others

A little inspiration is what a group of women in Cobleskill is trying to offer beachgoers this summer. All they have to do is walk.


Man who prompted major Schoharie County manhunt arrested

State police in Cobleskill say they've now found the man who set off a manhunt through the woods in Schoharie County on Wednesday.


Counterfeit money seen in Schoharie County

Businesses in Schoharie County are warned to be on the lookout for counterfeit bills. The sheriff's office says several fake bills were passed in the village of Middleburgh in the past month. 


Massive police search ends in Schoharie County

A massive search that went on for several hours in Carlisle, Schoharie County now appears to be over. Police say it started as a call for a domestic situation at a home on Dibble Hollow Road.


Two car fires break out at same Schoharie County address

Two car fires at the same address over four days in the town of Summit. Investigators are calling them suspicious.


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