Cold therapy heating up as popular way to relieve pain

Cold therapy heating up as popular way to relieve pain

Mechanicville horse trainer may have violated federal labor laws

Mechanicville horse trainer may have violated federal labor laws

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Even after Saratoga Springs school board vote, arming security debate continues

Park police union says there aren't enough officers to cover expanded SPAC season

Unemployment rates dropping in Capital Region

State trooper gets his goat in Wilton

A state trooper helped collar a runaway goat in Wilton.

ATVers say trail system, stricter enforcement better than ban of machines on state forest land

Environmentalists are pushing for a law that would ban ATVs from public lands in the Adirondacks and Catskills

Lockout lifted at Shenendehowa campus

It's back to business as usual on the Shenendehowa campus after a brief lockout Monday morning.

Waterford Canal Festival celebrates 225th annual anniversary

It's almost as if the warm weather was saving itself for this day. 

High school sports teams struggling to make up rainouts

All the rain has caused a huge scheduling mess for high school sports teams. 

New York Canal System opens to recreational boats

Part of the New York State Canal System opened Friday for recreational boaters, but several sections remain closed due to high water from heavy rain.

Saratoga Springs residents oppose zoning change that would allow new hospital facility

The Saratoga Springs City Council will decide if an area now zoned residential will be changed to allow for a new hospital building.

SPAC cuts ribbon on new improvements

The Saratoga Performing Arts Center is ready for summer.

Halfmoon photographer admits to unlawful surveillance

A photographer from Halfmoon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to unlawful surveillance.

Saratoga Springs homeowners fear Geyser Road Trail will result in cars in their living room

When the Geyser Road Trail construction project is complete, James Lawrence says the busy road will be within about a foot of his front steps.

Runners brave Mother's Day rain to become 'angels'

Despite the rain, Kelly's Angels were running for the right reason Sunday in Saratoga Spa State Park.

New York Canal System opens to recreational boats on Friday

Part of the New York State Canal System is opening Friday for recreational boaters, but several sections remain closed due to high water from heavy rain.

Two arrested for allegedly using fake money to buy pizza

Two Granville residents are accused of using fake money to buy pizza and snacks.  

Former Stillwater Town Board member arrested again

A former Stillwater town board member is arrested again. Lisa Bruno is charged with DWI.

Saratoga County indoor play area closes

A well-known indoor play area in Saratoga County has abruptly closed its doors.

Schuylerville bicyclist hit and killed in Brooklyn

A Schuylerville man is hit and killed by a car while riding a bike in Brooklyn.

Great Escape opens doors for 2019 season

If you like a good adrenaline rush, there's some good news. 

Major road and bridge work planned for Capital Region

Some major road and bridge work could soon be happening in our area. The Capital District Transportation Committee is about to update their five-year plan, which features $490 million in new and existing projects.

Galway man accused of child abuse with baseball bat, choking

A 37-year-old Galway man is accused of abusing two children.

SPAC box office opens with special deal on Saturday

Here's a sign summer isn't far off - the box office at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center opens on Saturday.

Saratoga Springs mom says dentist kept out her son's service dog and handler

A Saratoga Springs mother is reminding business owners that there are very few places working service dogs are not allowed.

93-year-old Skidmore student completes 50th elective college course

He's a bit older than most of his classmates, but a Skidmore student is bringing a new perspective to class.

Stillwater woman turns 110 years old

A Stillwater woman has quite a reason to celebrate today: she turned 110 years old.  Her story is one of family and faith. 

Saratoga County family pushing for arrest and prosecution of dealer who sold their daughter the lethal dose

Police say Michael Stockwell had nearly 500 bags of heroin when they arrested him Friday night in Hudson Falls.

Assault in Saratoga under investigation

A Schenectady man is in critical condition following a Thursday night fight. 

A surprise ending to the 145th annual Kentucky Derby

 The running of the 145-th Kentucky Derby was full of excitement and controversy.

Horseracing Integrity Act gains attention ahead of the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby take places May 4, and it may be a little overshadowed this year. It comes after 23 horses over three months have died at the Santa Anita Race Track in California. 

Mechanicville bank manager accused of stealing $30,000 from customer who died

A bank manager in Mechanicville is accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a customer who had died.

Saratoga County man sentenced for trying to kill then-girlfriend

A Saratoga County man convicted of trying to kill his then-girlfriend with a shotgun was sentenced to 25 years behind bars on Friday. That's the maximum.

Former Mayfield highway superintendent sentenced for theft of services

The former highway superintendent in the town of Mayfield was sentenced Thursday for theft of services.

Saratoga Springs program pairs songwriters with people who've suffered hardships for Caffe Lena shows

TrueSongs will tell the stories of people who've faced challenges such as serious illness, addiction or homelessness.

Saratoga Springs YMCA adds charging stations for electric cars

The Saratoga Springs YMCA is offering a new service for cars.

Authorities: Police focus on building that once housed motorcycle club in connection with Stillwater man's disappearance

The Saratoga County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help regarding the disappearance of a 42-year-old Stillwater man.

Ground broken on new urgent care in Clifton Park

The ground has been broken for a new urgent care in Clifton Park.

Halfmoon man charged for 2015 burglary

A Halfmoon man was arrested Sunday after police say he was involved in a 2015 burglary.  

Saratoga Paddlefest

John Nemjo joins Jill to discuss what the Saratoga Paddlefest is all about. 

Local fire departments searching for passionate volunteers

A call to action over the weekend

Police: Schaghticoke man arrested after under the influence and driving off embankment

The Warren County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Friday night after he was allegedly under the influence and drove off an embankment. 

Volunteers plant new trees in Burnt Hills for Arbor Day

Arbor Day was marked in traditional style in Burnt Hills on Friday morning.

Roads back open after truck gets stuck in Clifton Park

The Northway is back open after a truck struck an overpass and got stuck in Clifton Park on Friday morning.

SPAC is scene of park police active shooter training

State park police used SPAC as a training ground this week to be prepared for active shooter situations.

Recruiting effort underway for more firefighting volunteers

The ninth annual RecruitNY Campaign is held this weekend at more than 600 fire houses around the state including nearly 100 in the Capital Region.

Saratoga Springs man found guilty of manslaughter in stabbing of wife's cousin

A Saratoga County jury has found Albert Mercer guilty of manslaughter and evidence tampering in the July 1 killing of Patrick Collins.

No verdict yet in Saratoga County murder trial

A Saratoga County Jury will try again Thursday to decide whether Albert Mercer is guilty of murder.

Mechanicville woman accused of encouraging kids to fight

A Mechanicville woman is arrested after police say she encouraged children to fight each other.

Skidmore students call on Cuomo to find renewable energy for Empire State Plaza

Students at Skidmore College will be taking their concerns about the environment to the state Capitol.

Jury deliberates murder of Saratoga Springs man

If convicted of murdering Patrick Collins, Albert Mercer could be sentenced to up to 25 years to life in prison.

Saratoga Springs murder defendant testifies he thought victim was going to kill him

Albert Mercer could be sentenced to up to 25 years to life in prison if a jury convicts him of murder.

Bunnies and chicks and chocolate, oh my

Candy shops are at the ready and homes are nicely decorated for the holiday weekend. We profile one of each.

Police: Distracted driver in Mechanicville hits utility pole

Mechanicville police say a distracted driver slammed into a utility pole in the city.

Waterford family's Easter display turning heads

The Decelle's front lawn is decked out in homemade bunnies.

Saratoga among horse tracks to phase out anti-bleeding medication Lasix

Several major horse racing tracks, including Saratoga and the sites of the Triple Crown, have agreed to phase out the use of the anti-bleeding medication, Lasix.

Buckets, helicopters at Round Lake help troops train for forest fires

Bambi buckets were in action over Round Lake on Wednesday morning.

Saratoga County economy buoyed by U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy is among the leading employers in Saratoga County.

Stillwater residents say state is responsible for flooding their property

A Stillwater family says the state's failure to repair a wall of the Champlain Canal is causing monthly flooding of their farm land.

Queensbury woman accused of assaulting police officer

A Queensbury woman was arrested early Sunday morning after being accused of DWI and assaulting a police officer. 

Opening statements begin in Saratoga Springs murder trial

A Saratoga County jury heard opening statements Friday in the Albert Mercer murder trial.

EPA won't compel GE to restart Hudson River dredging

The Environmental Protection Agency has declined to compel General Electric to restart dredging in the Hudson River, despite calls from New York officials and environmentalists.

Common Roots Brewery secures temporary space

The new brewery and taproom is expected to open later this month.

Saratoga Springs moves forward with once controversial bike and walking trail

Saratroga Springs will begin removing trees later this month in preparation for Geyser Road Trail.