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Power Outage shutters Great Escape in Queensbury

A power outage forced people to escape the Six Flags Great Escape in Queensbury on Thursday. Park officials tell NewsChannel 13 the power went out around 1:50 p.m., bringing the rides to a halt.


Pair arraigned in murder of Glens Falls man

Two men accused of killing a Glens Falls man last week were arraigned in Warren County Court on Tuesday morning. Robert Henry and Kevin Chapman are accused of strangling Kevin Jenks, 58, inside his home during a robbery last week.

Kevin Chapman is arraigned in Warren County Court on Tuesday morning.

Glens Falls Police: Murder victim was strangled

Glens Falls Police say Kevin Jenks, a 58-year-old father and grandfather, died from asphyxiation by strangulation.


Queensbury teen allegedly assaults sheriff's deputy

A Queensbury teen is in jail for allegedly injuring a Saratoga County sheriff deputy after being arrested for driving under the influence of drugs.


NY court overturns conviction in pedestrian death

A New York appeals court has overturned the manslaughter conviction of a driver who killed a pedestrian, ruling the trial judge improperly allowed his statements to police and blood tests taken by police after they ignored his request for a lawyer.


2nd arrest made in Glens Falls murder case

A second suspect in the murder of a Glens Falls man is under arrest. Police picked up Robert Henry in Utica and brought him back to Glens Falls, according to our media partners at The Post-Star.


Glens Falls police make arrest in man's death

Police have arrested a man following the death of 57-year-old Kevin Jenks. Police arrested 49-year-old Kevin Chapman of Ilion in connection with the death and charged him with second degree murder and burglary in the first degree.


Glens Falls police investigating homicide

Glens Falls Police are investigating the death of Kevin Jenks, 57, as a homicide. Jenks' body was found Thursday afternoon inside his home at the corner of Dix Avenue and Byrne Avenue.


Two accused of brutal animal cruelty against dogs

Four dogs were found in deplorable conditions. One was found in such bad condition that it had to be put down to rest.


State reminds northern NY residents bears active this summer

State environmental officials are reminding northern New York residents to take steps to deter nuisance bears this summer.


Glens Falls woman hit by boat propeller

A 51-year-old Glens Falls woman was hit by the propeller of a boat after she fell out of the boat on the Hudson River.


Annual Hike-a-Thon highlights trails around Lake George

More than 600 people will head for the hills around Lake George in the southeastern Adirondacks for the Hike-a-Thon, held annually on the 5th of July.


Man arrested for DWI in the Town of Chester

The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man for DWI following a car accident in the town of Chester.

Shawn H. Tajerha

STEM adds virtual steam to Great Escape's Steamin' Demon

Riders of the Steamin' Demon can now choose to add virtual reality to their traditional roller coaster experience.


Extended beach hours at Lake George beach

Lake George Beach in the Adirondacks will be open for two more hours a day this summer. The popular beach at the southern end of Lake George is open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Labor Day.


Warrensburg woman arrested for sexual contact with minor

A Warrensburg woman has been arrested after an incident in which police say she and another man had sexual contact with a 16-year-old.

Amanda Planty

Local Fourth of July festivities offer plenty of options

The Fourth of July is all about fireworks, food, and fun. If you're still looking to nail down your plans for the day, we've got some ideas for you.


Heavy rain sends 900,000 gallons of raw sewage into Hudson River

Heavy rain on Tuesday sent close to 900,000 gallons of untreated sewage into the Hudson River in Glens Falls. According to the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Sewage Alert System, the untreated waste flowed into the Hudson at the water treatment plant on Shermantown Road for just over an hour.

In this file photo of July 23, 2013, people prepare to fish beneath a bridge where a combined sewage overflow pipe empties into the Hudson River in Troy, N.Y.

State trooper charged with DWI after off-duty crash

State police have charged one of their own with DWI. They say 38-year-old James Creede had a blood alcohol level of .18 percent. Creede was arrested after crashing into a car on State Route 9L in Queensbury Saturday evening.


Warren County man charged with rape

A Warren County man is charged with rape. The sheriff’s department says Alexander Gay, 21, had sex with someone who was 16 years old.

Alexander Gay, 21, is facing rape charges.

Warren County man charged with domestic abuse

A Warren County man is charged with domestic abuse. Sheriff’s officials say Ryan Carruthers, 31, of Queensbury shoved and choked a woman during a fight in Kingsbury, Washington County, causing her to fall and hurt her back.

Ryan Carruthers

3-month old baby dies in Queensbury

A 3-month old boy has died in Queensbury. Police are calling it an unattended death.


Glens Falls man facing child pornography charges

A Glens Falls man is facing felony child pornography charges. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star report Joshua Olsen, 24, is accused of downloading the photos online.


Mega theme park eyes Upstate New York

Families in the Capital Region might soon be able to visit Lego Land without hopping a plane.   And if all goes as Lego Land hopes, the park just two hours south of Albany could be operational in 2019.  


Motorcycle safety a growing concern amid increasing number of accidents

With tens of thousands of bikers taking part in Lake George's Americade motorcycle rally this weekend, many are calling for drivers - and riders - to be extra cautious.


Class of the Capital Region enjoys a 'Great Escape' from school

We are once again honoring this year's “Class of the Capital Region.” It's an annual event here at NewsChannel 13 where we salute the best students from area high schools. Jim Kambrich is spending the day with them at the Great Escape in Queensbury.


First responders honored for administering lifesaving drug

Emergency first responders who have saved lives by administering Narcan were honored Wednesday in Glens Falls. Police officers and firefighters from Warren and Washington counties were recognized for giving the life-saving drug to people who overdosed on opioids. One of the organizers of the recognition ceremony was given Narcan after overdosing on a prescription painkiller.


Americade underway in Lake George

The 34th annual Americade Festival officially kicked Tuesday in Lake George. It's the world's largest multi-brand motorcycle touring rally and it's expected to bring as many as 100,000 people to Lake George over the six days of the event.


Former Warren County restaurant transformed into community outreach center

Suzie Q's is no longer, but it hasn't served its last meal. Instead, the owners donated the building to the YMCA, who will turn it into a community outreach center for children.


Trooper falls down embankment while investigating crash

A state trooper is recovering after a bizarre accident in Lake George Monday night. It happened on the Northway between Exits 22 and 23.


Survey: Boat traffic up 6 percent on Lake George

A new survey shows that boat traffic on Lake George was up a solid 6 percent last year. The 2015 Lake George Recreation Study counted 15,923 boats registered, either annually or temporarily, to use the lake. That's the most since 2002, when the combined total was 17,752.


While in Lake George, Stefanik stops short of endorsing Trump

Elise Stefanik visited Lake George one day after her former boss, Paul Ryan, endorsed Donald Trump.


Police investigating one-car rollover on Northway

One person is hurt after a one-car rollover on the Northway. New York State Police say the crash happened near Exit 18 just before noon on Saturday.


Queensbury man indicted on arson charges

A Warren County grand jury has indicted a Queensbury man on arson charges. Authorities say Michael Dixon admitted to setting the may second fire at 162 Elmhurst Drive.


Blood drive to be held Friday in honor of Pfc. Nathan Brown

Family and friends of Pfc. Nathan Brown are keeping his memory alive. They’re holding a blood drive Friday at the Glens Falls YMCA on Glen St. All blood types are needed.


Lake George A&W reopens after fire

An iconic Lake George restaurant is reopening on Thursday after fire gutted it last summer.


Queensbury STEM event sparks girls interest in science and technology

Dozens of middle school students participated in a girls-only STEM event Tuesday at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury.


Manhattan trio charged with 'funny money' scheme in Queensbury

Three Manhattan men are charged with a funny money scheme in Warren County. Police say Juwan Wilson, 19, Amara Camara, 23 and Yves Gala, 18, used counterfeit $100 bills at Victoria’s Secret in Aviation Mall.


Glens Falls middle schoolers take field trip 250 years back in time

Re-enactors dressed in French and Indian war-era garb helped educate Glens Falls Middle School students Friday afternoon. Kids got to see and experience what it was like for soldiers, native Americans, and women to live in Colonial America.


Top New York court declines to rule in paddlers' rights case

New York's highest court has declined to rule on whether paddlers have a right to navigate a narrow stream on private land adjacent to a state-owned Adirondack wilderness area popular with canoeists.


Man arrested in Queensbury standoff

A four hour standoff ends with a Queensbury man under arrest. Shane Pipek, 42, faces numerous charges including criminal contempt, obstructing of breathing and harassment.

Shane Pipek

Queensbury woman accused of punching child in face

A Queensbury woman is accused of punching a six-year-old.


Double H Ranch hosts fundrasier in Bolton Landing

The Double H Ranch in Lake Luzerne is getting ready to host another season of summer camp.


"Ask A Muslim" table aims to become new Tulip Festival tradition

Local Muslims want to demystify their religion and that's why they're setting up shop to answer any and all questions at one of the area's most well attended events.


Glens Falls man accused of burglarizing relative's home

Police tell NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star, Matthew Kertz broke into a relative’s home around 11 p.m. Thursday.

Matthew Kertz

Queensbury man accused of setting former home on fire

A Queensbury man was apparently so upset about the condition of his former home that he set it on fire. Police say Michael Dixon, 46, told them he was also angry at a resident who still lives at 162 Elmhurst Drive and personal belongings he says they damaged.

Michael Dixon

Warren County caregiver accused of abandoning group with special needs

A Warren County caregiver is accused of abandoning people with special needs. Eric Straight, 33, was on an outing with four people to see Christmas lights last December.


Glens Falls man accused of sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

A Glens Falls man is charged with sexually abusing a 14-year-old child. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star report Jonathan Bushey, 38, admitted to the relationship, which police say lasted several months.

Jonathan Bushey

Warren County teen facing drugs and weapon charges

A Warren County teenager is facing drugs and weapon charges after authorities arrested him near baseball fields where kids were playing.


Man dies after apparent drowning in Lake George

A man has died after his canoe apparently capsized on Lake George. The Warren County Sheriff’s Office says two fishermen found the body of David Strasser, 46, in the water Thursday.


Girl Scouts consider policy change to include trans-gender children

Local Council isn't the first in the country to adopt a policy recognizing trans-gender children but it is one of just a handful that is updating its policy of inclusion.
 


Lake Luzerne camp for ill kids gets help from corporate friends

Motorola employees help Double H Ranch by sprucing up grounds and facilities prior to campers arrival.


Congresswoman Stefanik facing two challengers in fight for second-term

With a little more than six months to go until the general election, an interesting race is shaping up in New York's 21st Congressional District.


Glens Falls ski business declares bankruptcy

A well-known ski store and racing supplier in Glens Falls has declared bankruptcy. But they vow to continue to do business.


Former waiter admits to adding unauthorized tips to bills

A former waiter from Glens Falls admits he added unauthorized tips of 50 cents to $35 bills in order to make a little extra dough. Philip Horowitz, 29, now faces one to three years in prison. He also must pay back $463.10 in restitution.


Warren County man pleads not guilty in death of infant daughter

Nicholas Jones, 24, was arraigned Tuesday afternoon on charges of murder and manslaughter, accused of killing his 3-week-old daughter. 

Nicholas Jones in arraigned Tuesday afternoon in the death of his infant daughter, Gabriella Parker.

Glens Falls residents clean up from damaging storm

Residents say it took just 30 seconds for a storm to cause heavy damage in Warren and Saratoga counties.


Father indicted in death of infant daughter

A grand jury has indicted Nicholas Jones on a murder charge in the death of his infant daughter.


Police: Drunk driver caused Glens Falls power outage

A drunken driver is blamed for a power outage in Glens Falls. NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Post-Star report Garrett Jansen, 25, shattered a utility pole at 7 Sherman Avenue around 2:15 Thursday morning.

A shattered utility pole lays on the ground on Sherman Avenue in Glens Falls Thursday.

Archaeological dig planned in Lake George

The site of a famous battle in the Capital Region is hoped to give up more of its secrets this summer.


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