Tests find parts of Mohawk River not safe for swimming

Tests find parts of Mohawk River not safe for swimming

Saratoga Springs ready to move forward with long-planned City Center parking garage

Saratoga Springs ready to move forward with long-planned City Center parking garage

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Saratoga County inmates to receive takeout after kitchen fire

Missing snowmobiler found dead in Saratoga County

Season ticket plans on sale for 2019 Saratoga meet

Adopted woman seeks access to birth records for her and thousands of New Yorkers

People who were born in New York and were later adopted, are not allowed access to their birth records.

Couple accused of stealing from Wilton Best Buy

A couple is under arrest after police say they stole from a Wilton Best Buy.

Saratoga County Jail fire under investigation

A fire at the Saratoga County Jail is under investigation.

Multiple brawls lead to charges for Saratoga County man

A Saratoga County man is facing charges after multiple brawls.

Interfaith conversation comes in wake of shootings

Working together toward a shared future was the topic of an inaugural interfaith forum at HVCC.

Saratoga LepraCON brings friends, fun and beer

Ah yes, it's that time of year  when it's appropriate to dress as a leprechaun and venture the streets for fun! 

BOCES students in Saratoga Springs get big opportunity with tiny house

Twenty-three students are building a fully functional 'tiny house' at the BOCES center in Saratoga Springs.

Boil water advisory in effect for part of Saratoga Springs

A boil water advisory remained in effect for part of Saratoga Springs on Thursday.

Saratoga County man accused of threatening EMS crew

A Saratoga County man is accused of threatening an EMS crew.

Several departments fight Saratoga County house fire

Multiple fire crews responded to a house fire on Walsh Road in Corinth. No injuries were reported. 

Milton man accused of threatening town highway employee

A Milton man is under arrest, accused of threatening a town highway employee with a gun Tuesday morning at the Stewart's shop on Geyser Road.

Lake George-area not among those with serious, fatal snowmobile crashes this year

There have been 18 snowmobile-related fatalities in New York this season.

Former sergeant from Clifton Park sentenced on child pornography charges

A former sergeant with the Saratoga County sheriff's office is headed to federal prison.

Lawmakers calls for parole reform, change to victim impact statements

A local lawmaker has introduced a new bill to video tape victim impact statements at parole hearings and increase potential time between hearings from 24 to 60 months. The bill was created after an experience one local family had after losing their son to a drunken and drugged driver on the Northway in 2012.  

Fire damages Saratoga County auto body shop

Multiple fire crews responded to a fire at Neet's Auto Body in Clifton Park late Sunday night. 

Baseball-great Joe Torre to speak at Skidmore College's commencement

Baseball-great Joe Torre will speak at Skidmore College's commencement on May 18.

Photographer offers veterans a free service

A retired Air Force law enforcement officer is still serving his country, but with a lens and some digital cards.

Saratoga County man found guilty of attempted murder for shooting girlfriend

A Saratoga County jury found Stephen Lerario guilty of attempted murder for shooting his girlfriend.

Saratoga County jury deliberating fate of man charged in girlfriend's murder

A Saratoga County jury is deliberating seven counts in the trial of Stephen Lerario. He's accused of trying to kill his girlfriend last year and maintains his innocence.

Healthcare workers rally against proposed budget cuts

Hundreds of healthcare workers, organizations and emergency medical service personnel descended on the Capitol Tuesday morning as part of Healthcare Advocacy Day.

Praise, not haze, for rookie from NBA veteran

Shenendehowa product Kevin Huerter and NBA great Dwyane Wade swap jerseys after game; Wade heaps praise on rookie from Clifton Park.

Schuylerville man admits to drug dealing

A Schuylerville man police describe as a major drug dealer is behind bars after admitting he was selling cocaine, prescription drugs and steroids in Saratoga and Washington counties.

Saratoga County adds more drug experts in advance of expected pot legalization

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office now has three full-time drug recognition experts.

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Ballston

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is investigating a car-pedestrian crash in the town of Ballston.

Community members raise awareness for heart health

Community members raise awareness for heart health at the annual Capital Region Heart Ball held at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs on Saturday night. The Albany County District Attorney David Soares shared a story close to his heart after he had quintuple bypass surgery in 2016.

Pair charged with criminally negligent homicide in Saratoga County death

Two men are charged with criminally negligent homicide following the death of a teenager in Saratoga County.

Saratoga Springs Police Chief Greg Veitch plans to retire

Chief Greg Veitch tells NewsChannel 13 that he will retire after 24 years of service to the Saratoga Springs Police Department.

Abnormal heart rhythm blamed in death of Saratoga Springs man who worked at Google

A medical examiner has released how a Saratoga Springs man died at Google headquarters in New York City, last year.

Marathon dancers aim to raise more than last year, prepared if they don't

Students added finishing touches Thursday in advance of the 42nd annual South High Marathon Dance.

Business leaders hear from law enforcement, mother, about heroin epidemic

The chamber of commerce hosted a summit for members to learn about the opioid crisis.

Saratoga County man charged with burglary

A Saratoga County man is behind bars, charged with burglary.

Governor Cuomo proposes free child care for single parents pursuing a degree

Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a pilot program that would offer free childcare to up to 400 single parents pursuing their college degrees at certain community colleges. The Family Empowerment Community College Pilot Program is part of the 2019 Women's Justice Agenda Proposal.

Community members speak out after racing season fallout

We're hearing from community members about the possible effect the absence of Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson may have on the upcoming Saratoga racing season. Earlier this week we told you there was fallout over the longer Saratoga racing season.

GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci for hands-on STEM education

GlobalFoundries teams up with MiSci in Schenectady to teach 400 local students about science, technology, engineering and math.

Marylou Whitney won't be part of Saratoga opening day

Whitney says eight weeks of racing is too much, and the July 11th start is too early

U.S. Coast Guard conducts ice rescue training in Clifton Park

Coast Guard members train for ice rescue missions in Clifton Park 

Plow driver explains how he helped residents escape Waterford fire

Flames spread quickly in Waterford, destroying a two-family home. Now we're hearing from the state plow driver who first spotted the fire, and then rushed to help get everyone out safely. 

Police: Saratoga County man tried to get rid of cocaine in front of trooper

A Saratoga County man allegedly tried to get rid of a pipe with drug residue, right in front of a state trooper.

Clifton Park burglaries under investigation

Lock your doors in Clifton Park. Police are investigating home and car break-ins.

12 Saratoga County establishments cited in underage drinking check

A two-day underage drinking operation in Saratoga County ends with 12 establishments accused of violating the law.

Northumberland home damaged by fire

A home in Northumberland was damaged by fire.

Plow driver helps rescue three from house fire in Waterford

Three people in Waterford are safe thanks to a quick-thinking NYS DOT plow driver who alerted them the house was burning.

Saratoga County sisters both charged with drunken driving

Two sisters in Saratoga County are under arrest, both accused of drunken driving.

Survey grading kids' 'privilege' status outrages Saratoga Springs parents

A class exercise in Saratoga Springs gets a failing grade. It asked students at the high school to score their privileged status.

Wintry weather may be to blame for deadly Saratoga County crash

The wintry weather may have played a factor in a deadly Saratoga County crash.

Saratoga County man accused of trying to kill girlfriend says 'ask her' when questioned about his role

Stephen Lerario says prosecutors are treating him unfairly in his attempted murder case, by recording his phone calls from jail and using them against him.

Corinth husband who unintentionally shot wife charged with manslaughter, then released

A highly-regarded science teacher in Lake George who police say accidentally killed his wife has turned himself in.

Illegal immigrant pleads guilty in connection with accidental motel shooting death

The illegal immigrant who accidentally shot and killed a man who was sleeping in an adjacent Saratoga County motel room pleaded guilty on Monday to criminally negligent homicide and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police in Saratoga County want to know if accused sex offender has more victims

Police in Saratoga County are trying to figure out if an accused sex offender has abused more children.

Waterford lock gets its once a decade cleaning

February is apparently the perfect time to spruce up the Erie Canal. Maintenance, inspection and repair work is underway.

Saratoga Race Course to open earlier this year

The New York Racing Association confirms the Saratoga Race Course will open earlier this year.

Ballston Spa fire deemed accidental

Seven people lost their home to an early morning fire in Saratoga County on Wednesday. The fire is being called an accident.

Saratoga Springs now offering free coats for homeless, others in need

A new need-a-coat, take-a-coat program debuted Tuesday in Saratoga Springs.

Saratoga Police make arrests involving drug dealing

A joint investigation by the Saratoga County Sheriff's Office and State Police resulted in three drug arrests. 

Saratoga County teen charged with rape

A teenager in Saratoga County has been charged with rape.

Brother of man sentenced in shooting gets year in jail for illegal assault weapons

Jeffrey Castro was sentenced on Monday to one year in jail for possessing illegal assault weapons.

Three vehicle accident in Saratoga leaves one dead

One person was killed Friday night in an accident at the intersection of Van Dam Street and Clinton Street. 

Sources confirm Saratoga racing to begin July 11

Sources have confirmed that the Saratoga thoroughbred racing season will begin on July 11 this year, confirming what NewsChannel 13 reported exclusively in November. 

Zac Brown Band SPAC date announced

The Zac Brown Band is returning to Saratoga Springs. "The Owl Tour 2019" is scheduled to play at SPAC on Aug. 30.

Halfmoon bakery hard at work making Super Bowl-themed desserts

Looking for some sweet treats this Super Bowl weekend? Dolce & Biscotti Bakery in Halfmoon is hard at work crafting Super Bowl-themed desserts.